Small causes

Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

I’m Johnnie Moore, and I help people work better together

The last few days have really reconfirmed my preference for getting my news online. The mainstream media, more than ever, offers only bread and circuses. The endless politics-as-horse-race coverage is matched only by endless obsessing about someone who died in a car accident linked to alcohol ten years ago.

Ah well, at least the latter has provoked a good post by Mark, who concludes that

Big things can have small causes, but we’re programmed to believe otherwise

. And you don’t get David Hume quoted on Breakfast TV very often:

It must certainly be allowed, that nature has kept us at a great distance from all her secrets, and has afforded us only the knowledge of a few superficial qualities of objects; while she conceals from us those powers and principles on which the influence of those objects entirely depends

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