chapter  8
Is the Sky Falling? The Notion of the Absurd Versus the Feeling of the Absurd
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A series of recent polls reflects the sheer magnitude of public concern. A CNN/ Opinion Research Poll (March 19-21, 2010) revealed that a full 2% of American adults ranked “Energy and Environmental Policies” as “the most important issue when you decide how to vote for Congress this year”—dead last among the issues they were asked to rank.