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May 27, 2015

The theology of the great climate god has taken hold of minds, like a virus in a cell.

‘Climate change,’ say the authors, ‘is the largest global health threat of the 21st century and, despite limited empirical evidence,
it is expected directly and indirectly to harm communities’ psychosocial well-being.’ This is not so much science as it is religion, in which the god worshipped is the bringer-bout of future catastrophe, a kind of Kali, whose destructiveness must be appeased by word, puja and sacrifice. The Theology of Climate Change

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 27, 2015 9:06 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Climate change, what an insipid phrase, an ambiguity that could mean either warmer or colder; it serves as scapegoat and protean explanation for all that's wrong with the world and the people in it.
Too young, too old, queer, straight, meat-eater or vegan, killer or killee, add your own and stop at nothing.

I'm gonna start a movement, Global Light Change. Every twenty four hours it shifts from darkness to light. That ain't right. We can justify why crops grow, burglars burgle, energy is used or stored, a raft of other symptoms of a dysfunctional planet. Now you know why nobody would dance with you. Why your nose is bigger than hers is, why you have been such an abject failure at everything you tried except, except, wait for it ... furthering the GLC agenda. The motto is "the more you lose the more you gain."
Popularity will call for a big letter "L" tattooed on the followers' foreheads.

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