The View From 1776
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Revelations From Our Pagan Weather Gods
Today’s frenzied adulation for ‘global warming’ or ‘climate change’ is a throw-back to primitive paganism.
The tribal shaman was thought to have power because he could incant a secret name for an object or phenomenon. In the same way today’s radical environmentalists - those of the ClimateGate variety, President Obama, and John Kerry - believe that giving names to climate phenomena and creating fantastical computer models gives them special power over the future of earth’s weather.
To support their claims to the power of omniscience they invoke a non-existent concurrence by ‘all the world’s scientists.’