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Global warming saves far more lives than are harmed by warming

Notes… (understanding climate alarmism) I am interested in a ‘mind revolution’ that goes to the core of human narratives, that reaches the human subconscious where deeply embedded “archetypes” (inherited impulses, associated ideas) shape how we view reality and life, and … Continue reading

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Eruptions, surges of apocalyptic hysteria/madness, and the destructive consequences of such irresponsibility

Here’s one from Wattsupwiththat.com… “One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe things like that: no ordinary man could be such a fool”, George Orwell. Quotes from Richard Landes’ Introduction to Arthur Mendel’s “Vision and Violence”, on apocalyptic millennial … Continue reading

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Get the story of life right

Contact: wkrossa@shaw.ca While this site is copyrighted material, feel free to copy and share. Important climate fact: 15- 20 times more people die every year from cold than die from warmth: (https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150520193831.htm or https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673614621140?via%3Dihub) And you are afraid of more … Continue reading

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Site project: Countering alarmism hysteria, whether religious or secular

Topics below: Summary list of ‘Old Story Themes, New Story Alternatives’ (full version in sections further below) Main points of the climate debate- evidence versus alarm (Conclusion: There is no “climate crisis”) Meat creating mind? How? And evidence, please. The … Continue reading

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Love as ultimate reality, ultimate meaning

Section topics: Notes on theology; Love as ultimate reality, ultimate meaning; Climate updates; An anti-fear project; Old Story Themes, New Story Alternatives, and more… A further explanation on humanizing deity theories: Just a note on why I include the feature … Continue reading

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Alleviating fear of death

Section topics: Speculation on death; Monstrous ideas; Two basic approaches to organizing human societies (collectivism and the individual approach); Pushback against panic-porn; The profound contradiction between Jesus and Paul’s Christ myth; Why I reject panic over rising CO2 levels; and … Continue reading

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Sorry, eh. But…

“Apocalyptic mythology has always made fools of normally bright people”. Fascinating report on the possible origin of Covid: https://nicholaswade.medium.com/origin-of-covid-following-the-clues-6f03564c038 Note: Martin Seligman in ‘Learned Optimism’ noted the post-WW2 reaction in US academia to “Boosterism”- the enthusiastic promotion of something. Academics … Continue reading

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A false narrative of life, a true story of life

Section topics: The two fundamental narratives of life- old and new; The true state of life on Earth (main indicators); Celebrating CO2; Messing with politics, again; Messing with religion, again; Patterns in alarmism movements; Short list of Old Narrative Themes, … Continue reading

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Creating exaggerated fear

Section topics: Science and theology (climate alarmism and the Green movement in general are “profoundly religious movements” and must be responded to at that level); Climate complexity; Panic-porn; Excerpts on the radiative influence of CO2; Good fear, bad fear; Patrick … Continue reading

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The contemporary embrace of primitive mythology

Topics below: Climate basics; Courage in the face of crowd madness; Secular? Scientific? (the basic themes of primitive apocalyptic have been embraced in contemporary environmental alarmism); Analyzing an issue, solving a problem- more on the primitive apocalyptic mythology behind Green … Continue reading

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Same old patterns: Exaggerated fear… manipulation by apocalyptic prophets… incited survival response… widespread embrace of harmful “salvation” policies.

Same old patterns: There is a direct line from correlated causal factors to related responses. Apocalyptic-scale alarms incite survival fear in populations. Exaggerated fear leads to irrational acceptance of mythical apocalyptic scenarios and embrace of related harmful salvation schemes. The … Continue reading

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Understanding apocalyptic alarmism and its anti-science mythology.

My own definition: Alarmism exaggerates legitimate problems out to apocalyptic scale with ‘end-of-days’ scenarios (i.e. apocalypse), speculating far beyond credible evidence, thereby distorting the true state of things. From Wikipedia: “Alarmism is excessive or exaggerated alarm about a real or … Continue reading

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