[ExI] Existential hysteria
hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 19:39:09 UTC 2014
On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 5:00 AM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> The tragic ones are the libertarians. The changes required to fix AGW
> run directly against their individualistic ideology.
I completely miss your logic here. I think you may be making
assumptions about technology that are not necessarily justified.
For example, if a non carbon source of energy came along that was
substantially less expensive than fossil energy, can you see
libertarians objecting instead of switching to cheaper energy?
> The obsession of
> libertarians with individual liberty crowds out the value of truth. So
> they find themselves forced to deny the obvious climate changes going
> on around them.
That's common with all people, not just libertarians. Examples crop
up here frequently.
More information about the extropy-chat