In his regular Guardian column, Oliver Burkeman recently made an interesting analogy:
Don’t get caught in the monkey trap | Life and style | The Guardian
Ray Fisman on Twitter: "Robert Pirsig's monkey trap really is the most amazing metaphor for understanding failure to deal with global warming http://t.co/TLKxJLlgcZ"
Eating Our Way to Civility: Pirsig and the rigidity of our values
Will The End of Oil Mean The End of America? By Robert Freeman
A monkey trap of our own construction | ThinkOrSwim (the Climatechange.ie Blog)
Futures Forum: Climate change: the role of livestock and agriculture.......... or: "Can steak save the planet?"