Food for ThoughtPosted: September 8, 2016
A MUST read on the most commonly used climate meme (“97% of all climate scientists…”) that was cleverly designed to shut down debate and intimidate.
It is without doubt the biggest and most dangerous groupthink climate lie “based on crude manipulation propagated by people whose ideological agenda it serves. It is a license to intimidate.”
Scientists are always telling us to “accept nothing, challenge everything, ask for empirical proof”. Lawyers work by a similar creed – “do you have proof of that? If not, there is very little I can do for you”.
Well bear that in mind when you read this little gem:
“The Big Lie – By Alex Epstein
On February 29, 2016
There is an oft-cited comment that 97 percent of climate scientists agree that there is global warming and that human beings are the main cause.
First of all, this statement itself, even if it were true, is deliberately manipulative. The reason we care about recent global warming or climate change is not simply that human beings are allegedly the main cause. It’s the allegation that man-made warming will be extremely harmful to human life. The 97 percent claim says nothing whatsoever about magnitude or catastrophe. If we’re the main…
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