What are the most important lessons we can take from the BP oil spill 48 miles into the Gulf off the Louisiana coast?
The first group is a batch of slogans. These varied morsels make up the bulk of the news. Examples are:
• Stop offshore drilling.
• The government is made of incompetent liars.
• Rich corporations are greedy sharks headed by phony numbskulls.
• Ignore experts. They get money from some interest or other.
A further look finds more involved and coherent aspects to apply to this and other issues, such as: