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Old 05-08-2019, 10:24 PM
 
Location: Victoria, BC.
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The Guardian?

Haha.

They are a completely disgraced rag these days. They've been caught red handed making stuff up and printing it as fact. Now they print some tripe about the citizens of the United States not based on anything but political agenda.


In this case it's a broad based negative generalization against 166,400,000 people. Can't believe anyone would believe that.
The Guardian?.....Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
World Press Freedom Rank: UK 40/180

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/the-guardian/
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Old 05-08-2019, 10:41 PM
 
Location: The Pacific Northwest
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What difference does it make anyway? The USA is heads and tails above anyone else on this planet in addressing climate change. Every man, woman, and child here does NOT have to believe it or give a rats ass about it.
This isn’t a coherent point. Even if your first assertion is true that the US is “heads and tails” above everyone else, which I find very questionable particularly in the present dark ages, why does that somehow justify or excuse complacency and/or denialism about the issue?

Logic. It’s your friend. Don’t be scared of it.
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Old 05-08-2019, 10:46 PM
 
Location: SGV
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It certainly appears that the more conservative one leans, the higher the rate of scientific illiteracy.
It certainly appears that the more statist/authoritarian one leans (regardless of team), the higher the rate of forcing individuals to sacrifice their freedom for the "common good".

The "common good" in this thread is saving the planet...whatever that means.
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Old 05-08-2019, 11:06 PM
 
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It certainly appears that the more statist/authoritarian one leans (regardless of team), the higher the rate of forcing individuals to sacrifice their freedom for the "common good".

The "common good" in this thread is saving the planet...whatever that means.
What if they were right? And 10 yrs from now weíre in a sh**ier world because of it and leaders who denied it admitted they were wrong?
What would you say/think then?
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Old 05-08-2019, 11:12 PM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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We are all going to die from climate change.

Itís going to happen any day now.

Yup, any day.

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Old 05-08-2019, 11:23 PM
 
Location: USA
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We are all going to die from climate change.

Itís going to happen any day now.

Yup, any day.

We should hop on our fuel guzzling private jets with our rock star friends and fly to Paris to talk about it. We can give Communist China big breaks in CO emissions and give the 3rd world our money while we commit economic suicide
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Old 05-08-2019, 11:24 PM
 
Location: The 719
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I wonder if those involved on this survey took a look inside this forum? It certainly appears that the more conservative one leans, the higher the rate of scientific illiteracy.



https://www.theguardian.com/environm...rnational-poll
Patrick Moore, Environmentalist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFHX526NPbE
https://youtu.be/UFHX526NPbE

Check that one out, ey?
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Old 05-08-2019, 11:24 PM
 
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We rank among our peers of Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Mexico.
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Old 05-08-2019, 11:26 PM
 
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We are all going to die from climate change.

Itís going to happen any day now.

Yup, any day.

Famous last words, not before death because humanity will keep going. But famous last words before we realize ďwe really done broke this planetĒ..

Honestly donít see any good change happening. Humanís only change when something is immediate. Our nature doesnít allow us to think long term, especially when it comes to thinking of future generations. Our kids and their kids will pay.

Its all of our fault. Even liberals have blood on their hands..
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Old 05-09-2019, 12:22 AM
 
Location: USA
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Famous last words, not before death because humanity will keep going. But famous last words before we realize ďwe really done broke this planetĒ..

Honestly donít see any good change happening. Humanís only change when something is immediate. Our nature doesnít allow us to think long term, especially when it comes to thinking of future generations. Our kids and their kids will pay.

Its all of our fault. Even liberals have blood on their hands..
World population should have stopped at a billion to have long term sustainability.
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