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Environmentalism and Human Sacrifice

libertyworld Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 7:11 PM
Why the surprise? My conservationism flows organically from my conservatism, which has always been about conserving what is good & what works, and a healthy environment is good. Field hardened may be distinct in a number of ways from the fevered armchair types who wear their allegiance, (especially on 'Earth Day") like some disposable plastic fashion accessory. For instance, very few of the latter have planted a single tree, let alone (about) half a million, as I have. Too much work. ..or made the effort to learn what % of the greenhouse effect is actually human caused. (About 1/4-1/3 of 1%) You've never heard of 'liberal guilt' or the Freudian Projection thereof? Thanks for engaging.

Last week, Bjorn Lomborg, the widely published Danish professor and director of one of the world's leading environmental think tanks, the Copenhagen Consensus Center, published an article about the Philippines' decision, after 12 years, to allow genetically modified (GM) rice -- "golden rice" -- to be grown and consumed in that country.

The reason for the delay was environmentalist opposition to GM rice; and the reason for the change in Philippine policy was that 4.4 million Filipino children suffer from vitamin A deficiency. That deficiency, Lomborg writes, "according to the World Health Organization, causes 250,000 to 500,000 children to go blind...