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The politics of Global warming

2015-05-07-Mencken quote

When the likes of Jonathan Adler ask the question: What would it take to convince us, there is a lot implied in it.
To start with, the question takes it for granted that the theory is correct and AGW exists, meaning that we are responsible for it. The question was: what will it take to make conservatives take it seriously, most likely so that they can start participating in the quest to find a solution. Maybe I am paranoid, but I also felt a hint of “what will it take to get to your senses” in the question as well.

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What do I know?

 2015-05-04-imbecileman

“Some ideas are so stupid that only intellectuals believe them.”

(George Orwell)

I have been asked the question several times: “You don’t believe in global warming???” Usually accompanied with an incredulous look or a huff and a smirk with the unspoken comment (“I thought you are smarter than that”)

Then I have to start explaining why the very question is a problem for me.  I AM NOT A BELIEVER!

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