Warming guru thinks democracy should be put on hold until we figure out how to deal

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    with global warming.

    What a nutsack.

    "One of the main obstructions to meaningful action is "modern democracy", he added. "Even the best democracies agree that when a major war approaches, democracy must be put on hold for the time being. I have a feeling that climate change may be an issue as severe as a war. It may be necessary to put democracy on hold for a while."
    James Lovelock: Humans are too stupid to prevent climate change | Environment | The Guardian
     
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    At least the warmist cargo cult crackpots are coming out of the closet, and showing themselves for the dictatorial tyrants that they are.
     
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    And people wonder why we're disgusted with academia.
     
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    OK< summary arrest that kook and stick him in a POW camp.

    Everybody wins!
     
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    Actually, the record of democracies in wartime is they keep on business as usuall. The US has never skipped an election. During the civil war, there were elections, during the second world war, there were elections.

    In England, they kept the same Parliament in place, but there were still elections for seats that fell vacant. Parliament still met. One of the interesting facets of the whole way things work is that Chamberlain beat back a vote of No Confidence as the Germans were racing toward Dunkirk. He was replaced because the king wanted him gone.

    South Korea has been in a state of war for 60 years now. they still hold elections. Israel exists in a state of war also.

    Victor Davis Hanson argues that Democracy pretty much doubles the effective fighting force of the troops.

    So this guy is full of fertilizer.
     
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    I have long suspected that there is no genuine concern re global warming among the powers that be in the free world at this time. But since they are continuing to beat that drum anyway, the conspiracy theories that the real agenda is to put all the free world under a central global authority are looking less screwy.

    And this nut hasn't done much to allieve that concern has he.
     
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    I hate to break it to him but at ninety years old the thought processes in the brain just ain't what they used to be no matter who you are.

    James Lovelock, 90 founder of the Gaia Hypothesis which is now called the Gaia Theory. Lovelock called it the Gaia Hypothesis after the Greek primordial goddess of the Earth.

    I have a theory, when the earth heats up and volcanoes get ready to pop if it is in an area where there is ice, the ice will melt. Heat and ice don't mix. Ice melt, ice now water, water redistributes itself as ice melt. Icelandic volcano sparks flood fears - Yahoo! News UK
     
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    Wow is that like the hot/cold shit theory?
    File for a grant ,Ill fudge up some whitepaper.
     
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    Business as usual?

    Not during WWII, it wasn't.

    Wage and price freezes?

    Rationing?

    No legal strikes?

    It is true that we had elections, but it wasn't BUSINESS as usual.

    Our economy was no less controlled by the government than the economies of Hitler's Germany or Stalins USSR.

    And should this nation face a serious problem due to natural catastrophy, it won't be business as usual no matter which party is in charge, either.

    We may still have elections, but it won't be business as usual, depite the democratic trappings of having them.
     
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    He's the John Dingell of Warmers, he finally admits what we all know: it's about control
     

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