[ExI] Global warming fights was The big wta riot

Henrique Moraes Machado cetico.iconoclasta at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 13:10:46 UTC 2009

Keith Henson> It is a mind boggler why people fight over this issue.  If you 
are a
> believer, a skeptic, or agnostic on the issue it matters not one
> bit--because the real problem for everyone is that we are running out
> of easy to get fossil energy.  The response to any grade of concern
> about energy and global warming is the same, figure out a way to
> replace fossil energy with something long term and, while you are at
> it, cheaper.

This is because for some people, solving a problem is not priority. The real 
priority for them is to profit from the problem. This global warming stufff 
is a fountain of political leverage for some groups like the luddites from 
Green Peace, or the otherwise forgotten (and highly forgettable) Al Gore. 

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