In the hopes of delivering on my promise of being a Gnawsome randomist thinker, I am unveiling a new section of BBL. It is called 'Random Musing' and will contain some random thoughts that pop into my head from time to time. I post them for your review and criticism.
(1) Is it me, or does the concept of 'carbon off-sets'/Cap & Trade seem nothing more than a revisit of the medieval Catholic concept of Indulgence? For those who are too lazy to click the link, an Indulgence is when a person pays the church X dollars for the absolution of certain sins. More serious sins, of course, cost more than 'venial' sins.