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by Ithink
harryanderson
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Thankfully, the anti-science propaganda campaign surrounding man-made climate change seems to have lost some of its effect.

Are you seeing storm clouds on the horizon? Two recent studies suggest that the latest anti-science campaign is following its forerunners--the propaganda campaigns attempting to refute science that tobacco causes cancer, that CFC's caused the hole in the ozone layer, and so on—into oblivion. Global warming denial seems to have climbed to a peak in 2010, and global warming acceptance is now climbing. This bodes well for rational public policy.

 
 

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Kendall78

You obviously have no concept what it means to carry a burden of proof.

The statement that; The overall temperature of the Earth is rising is agreed by all of us right?

If so, then two positive & generalized claims have been made.

1) Current Global Warming is due in part or fully by the actions of mankind.

2) Current Global Warming is due to natural fluctuations.

Both are positive claims and the burden of proving them rides on those that make them. So you are incorrect, you also have the burden to prove your position.

Posted 273 days ago.

Kendall78

Seven responses and not a answer in there anywhere...just blabber. Well, actually to break it down we have:

3 comments about icebergs in Ohio

1 comment about the medieval warming period with no connection given to the here and now beyond wishful thinking. Ignoring also that the current global temps are higher than the MWP was.

4 accusations of ties with organizations I have no connection to

So in the end we have Tired behaving like other famous denier groups who throw accusations, deny facts and try to connect issues that are not related.

Posted 273 days ago.

Kendall78

And the non-scientific comments begin to flow, thank you for not disappointing Tired.

So what is that now? Over a hundred non-answers to very basic scientific questions. The end result is that you don't have a clue what you are talking about and never did. All you have is faith that you are correct, which is not much to go on at all.

Yes or no, can you show that the rise in overall global temperatures can be attributed to only natural causes?

Posted 273 days ago.

Kendall78

Tired, you say that one cannot reproduce the experiment of man made global warming but how could you know that this warming is due to nature? You can't recreate an experiment to show it's all natural can you?

Posted 273 days ago.

Kendall78

"You cannot debate what you don't understand, Shortbus"

Curious, do you call African-Americans the n-word? Do you call those with mental disabilities the r-word? I ask because that shortbus crack was just as insensitive and closed minded as I have seen on here.

Posted 273 days ago.

mythravere

"You cannot replicate the atmosphere with a rubber ball glass cookie jar and infrared heat lamp."

Btw. Thank you Captain Obvious.

Posted 274 days ago.

mythravere

HAHAHAHAHAHAH! But there is so much more than just that one itsy bitsy point.

Oh well I guess if me posting will make you not post then...that just sounds lovely to me.

Guess thats one way to get you off of here.

Posted 274 days ago.

mythravere

If that somehow upsets you Tiredofit...well what can I say....you made it personal.

I showed a personal failing of myself and you showed your true character by attacking me.

But hey...you guys like to do that.

Posted 274 days ago.

mythravere

But anyhoo. Hey Tiredofit! Lets talk about the science of man made climate change.

How is it wrong and what natural causes are the culprit?

You game or are you a coward?

Posted 274 days ago.

mythravere

Oh yea how about so called voter id laws?

Blacks for the most part voted for Obama...well I guess the best thing to do is to make sure they don't get a chance to do so again right?

Posted 274 days ago.

mythravere

Another good example of conservative marginalizing others is the assigning to the people with whom they do not agree an identifier that equates those people with something that is counter to American values.

You know like calling liberals socialists,marxists etc.

Posted 274 days ago.

mythravere

Kendall and Harry why are you letting Tiredofit s uck you into arguing over what is truthfully not the meat and bones of this argument.

He says climate change isn't caused by man.

OK! Rodger! Got that.

Lets talk about the science.

He seems to WANT to avoid that argument .

Posted 274 days ago.

mythravere

Marginalize you say? You mean like saying if you aint with us you're against us?

Like taking issue with the war that was started in 2003 and equating not supporting that with not supporting the troops up to and including the insinuation that you hated the troops.

Nope no marginalization there.

Posted 274 days ago.

Kendall78

"Of course global warming happens"

No one is arguing with that. The debate is whether it is due to mankind or nature. Many people have given evidence that man has had an effect but no one on here has offered up any evidence that current climate change is due only to nature.

Posted 274 days ago.

Kendall78

"The percentage of Americans who believe global warming is human-caused has also declined,"

Tired, you cannot justify truth with popular opinion. Buddhism or Islam is said to be the fastest growing religions while Christianity is declining. Does that mean they are the true way?

Posted 274 days ago.

Kendall78

Sorry Harry....misunderstood your comment at first.

Posted 274 days ago.

Kendall78

"Maybe in your crowd, but not among nearly 2/3 of Americans."

Though who knows where you get your 2/3 from, who ever said they know what they are talking about. After all, 53% of Americans thought Obama was the way to go in the last election. Does the idea that the majority must be correct apply there?

Posted 274 days ago.

harryanderson

Ithink, you write,“ Want to be laughed at? Talk about global warming in a crowd.”

Maybe in your crowd, but not among nearly 2/3 of Americans.

A couple of days ago, Tiredofit trumpeted a Mother Jones article titled “Global-Warming Denial Hits a 6-Year High.” According to that article, 63% of Americans think global warming is happening, while only 23% think it isn’t.

Seems one stands a greater chance of being laughed it if he or she insists global warming is “a liberal fairy tale.”

Posted 274 days ago.

Kendall78

Talk about weather when people are talking about climate and you will be laughed at.

And while one cannot prove a negative, there is something he could do. You could do it as well. Scientifically show why the overall global temperature has went up. It's always easy to say "that's not true" but do you have the will to prove what is true?

Posted 274 days ago.

Evidence of future man made global warming effects is non existent.

Want to be laughed at? Talk about global warming in a crowd. Cold conditions hurt people year after year, and they are sick of the scare tactics of excessive warming. A liberal fairy tale for a nanny state.

Posted 274 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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