Hah. This was his big post that was going to crush the kooks that think we are affecting our planet through the burning of fossil fuels? This guy? Wow. OK. Let’s do this.
Tom says Sunday is a great day to bring in Cardinal Pell to tell us what is wrong about the global warming crowd:
We have been subjected to a lot of nonsense about climate disasters as some zealots have been painting extreme scenarios to frighten us.
What was your first thought when you read that? Yeah, mine too. Kinda like what they told us about hell when we were kids. I’d say the Cardinal is pretty familiar with the game of shouting BOO to get people in line with their thinking. Problem is I’m much more apt to believe science and data than I am to believe some story about fire pits and big red dudes with horns.
I am deeply skeptical about man-made catastrophic global warming, but still open to further evidence. I would be surprised if industrial pollution, and carbon emissions, had no ill effect at all.
Hmm. Skeptical you say? Open to further evidence? Read much? This from a guy who takes his entire career pretty much on faith – but when the overwhelming EVIDENCE is pointing to a given conclusion, he is skeptical. Carbon emissions probably have some ill effect, but it’s fine people! We’re fine!
[buzzer sound] Thanks for playin’ Tom!
January also was unusually cool.
Back to the fallacy of anecdotal evidence! Nice Cardinal. Well played!
But if we can consider the opinion of one man, maybe we should also consider the opinion of hundreds: www.christiansandclimate.org
Sunday is a great day to acknowledge the work of true Christians. Rock on Evangelicals!