Why The Left Needs Climate Change

Primarily it is because the only ‘solution’ they can come up with is to redistribute other people’s money and slow down the success of Capitalism.  But I like this apparent take too.

Looks like I have a new book to read… into the queue it goes.

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Steven F. HaywardSteven F. Hayward writes: Try this out as a thought experiment: what would happen if, tomorrow morning, we had definitive proof that catastrophic climate change was impossible, wasn’t happening, and would never happen. Would Al Gore breathe a big sigh of relief and say—“Well good; now we can go back to worrying about smoking, or bad inner city schools, or other persistent, immediate problems.”

“As an ageing warrior, he grew breathless in pursuit of smaller and smaller dragons—for the big dragons were now harder to come by.”

Of course not. The general reaction from environmentalists and the left would be a combination of outrage and despair. The need to believe in oneself as part of the agency of human salvation runs deep for leftists and environmentalists who have made their obsessions a secular religion.

[Read the full text here, at Forbes]
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And humanity doesn’t need salvation if thereis no sin in…

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Background is in Media with a little History Major thrown in just to be annoying. View all posts by Mike

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