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With Politics Above All

Derek85 Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 10:06 AM
Global Warming, Climate Change, Obesity are just the current manisfestations of pseudo-scientific hysteria. What happened to Depletion of the Ozone Layer and Acid Rain? What happened to the hundred thousand who were going to die of Swine Flu last year? The hundred million who were going to die of AIDS worldwide? Killer bees, cancer from cell phones, poison from silver amalgam in our tooth fillings and nitrates in hot dogs? The last generation banned gambling, horse racing, prize fighting, alcohol, ... We can go all the way back to Witchcraft.

Politics above science; politics above economics—together these two philosophies have created “true sustainability.”  

We first saw the impact in the science world. Global warming was touted as a catastrophic threat to life on earth. Modern life was deemed to be the cause. More specifically, the blame fell to the burning of hydrocarbons—which are the source of the abundant, affordable, and available energy that has given the developed world its many advantages and luxuries. Carbon footprint guilt was heaped upon big energy-consuming countries. After all, we were ruining the planet.

Change was needed to slow the rise of the oceans.

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