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Teacher: Hurricane Sandy a Result of 'Massive Theft of Atmospheric Commons'

manzana Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 10:19 AM
Mr. Swine Heart needs to make an example of himself by moving into a cave, and shunning all modern amenities- like Air conditioning, heat, automobiles, bicycles, etc. They all take energy to make. He needs to go a step further and "educate" his students by turning off the heat and AC in his classrooms so they can see just how far his teachings can take them. Then, and olny then will they be taught the consequences of his teachings. The students at the Colorado School of mines used to have a bumper sticker that read "Let the bast**ds freeze in the dark". Had to use the ** to get past the censors on this site.
Social justice activist teachers see natural disasters like the recent Hurricane Sandy as opportunities to bring their political agendas into the classroom.

And they rarely miss an opportunity.

Writing for the far-left Zinn Education Project (named for the late communist professor Howard Zinn), Portland, Oregon high school teacher Tim Swinehart opined:

“Hurricane Sandy, and the superstorms that will follow, are not just acts of nature—they are products of a massive theft of the atmospheric commons shared by all life on the planet. Every dollar of profit made by fossil fuel companies relies on polluting our shared atmosphere...