Will this be enough for the climate lobby? Doubtful. Too much money and power is at stake.
Is this finally proof we’re NOT causing global warming? The whole of the Earth heated up in medieval times without human CO2 emissions, says new study
- Evidence was found in a rare mineral that records global temperatures
- Warming was global and NOT limited to Europe
- Throws doubt on orthodoxies around ‘global warming’
And please don’t be taken in by the “earth hour” silliness.
Earth Hour – it’s the best thing since sliced bread
Earth Hour is yet another way for the disconnected, self-absorbed masses to pretend they’re involved in an issue.
I have written previously on this issue (oddly, that was also a March 31st) and in that discussion observed that the likely cost to the environment to produce candles, t-shirts and all other manner of supporters’ paraphernalia was far in excess of the gains achieved by turning off a couple of light bulbs (but not the TV – how else will they know what everyone else is doing?).
Jimmy Carter’s new study Bible is a train wreck of bad theology. See Glenn’s analysis here. A sample, which includes the fallacious argument from silence:
Huffington Post: A lot of people point to the Bible for reasons why gay people should not be in the church, or accepted in any way.Carter: Homosexuality was well known in the ancient world, well before Christ was born and Jesus never said a word about homosexuality. In all of his teachings about multiple things -– he never said that gay people should be condemned. I personally think it is very fine for gay people to be married in civil ceremonies. … if a local Baptist church wants to accept gay members on an equal basis, which my church does by the way, then that is fine.My comment: Jesus also didn’t mention child abuse, pedophilia, wife beating, bestiality, etc, so I guess he was okay with those? Christ, being God, had plenty so say about homosexuality in the O.T. and soundly condemned it. (Notice the behavior is condemned rather than an “orientation.”). While Christ did indeed address marriage, referring back to Adam and Eve as what marriage was, Carter sanctions same-sex unions, as does his church.
But I will give Jimmy credit for sort of challenging Democrats on abortion.
Trayvon Martin’s death is still a tragedy, and it is still tragic that the media ghouls and fake Christians are using his death to advance their agenda. If Zimmerman broke the law he should be held accountable.
Quick questions: Does your media describe Zimmerman as an Hispanic Democratic? Would they have forgotten to mention his party affiliation if it was Republican? Do they mention his real school record, his Twitter account activity, show more recent pictures of him and show how the media has doctored his hoodie picture? If so, you should branch out with your media consumption.
And judging without evidence sure worked well for the Duke Lacrosse players, eh? Read Ann Coulter’s piece for a good perspective.
A good summary of perspectives on the problem of evil. All philosophies have to address it somehow. Christianity has the best explanations.
Have conservatives really lost their faith in science, as was recently reported? Not at all. We just exercise appropriate skepticism and discernment, especially in two sub-sets of the dozens of branches of science (Darwinism and global climate change). And we do that with good reasons. Those two are driven by power, money and materialistic philosophy instead of science .
Actually, almost no one loses their faith in science when it is evidence-based and useful. Who turns down cancer treatments that work?
Rather, people lose their faith in “anything can be true in our multiverse,” “apes think like humans,” “the aliens have just gotta be out there,” “a giant heat wave is engulfing the planet,” “random sorts can produce highly specialized information,” and “my theory explains the origin of life” because – quite honestly – this stuff is not science.
It’s too bad if only identified “conservatives” doubt all the dubious propositions out there. The rest of the crowd will catch up after a while, though. They can’t afford not to.
No wonder many black people don’t like Darwin’s theory
Obama promises Planned Parenthood that he’ll never stop fighting for their choice to kill unwanted human beings.