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Not fragile

No, I don’t mean the BTO song.

Leftists constantly preach such nonsense as “The world that we live in is beautiful but fragile.” “The 3rd rock from the sun is a fragile oasis.” “Remember that Earth needs to be saved every single day.” These and many other statements, along with apocalyptic predictions, are stock in trade for environmentalists. Worse yet, this fragile-earth indoctrination is fed to the nation’s youth from kindergarten through college. That’s why many millennials support Rep. Ocasio-Cortez.

Let’s examine just a few cataclysmic events that exceed any destructive power of mankind and then ask how our purportedly fragile planet could survive. The 1883 eruption of the Krakatoa volcano, in present-day Indonesia, had the force of 200 megatons of TNT. That’s the equivalent of 13,300 15-kiloton atomic bombs, the kind that destroyed Hiroshima in World War II. Before that was the 1815 Tambora eruption, the largest known volcanic eruption. It spewed so much debris into the atmosphere that 1816 became known as the “Year Without a Summer.” It led to crop failures and livestock death in the Northern Hemisphere, producing the worst famine of the 19th century. The A.D. 535 Krakatoa eruption had such force that it blotted out much of the light and heat of the sun for 18 months and is said to have led to the Dark Ages. Geophysicists estimate that just three volcanic eruptions — Indonesia (1883), Alaska (1912) and Iceland (1947) — spewed more carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere than all of mankind’s activities during our entire history.

Our so-called fragile earth survived other catastrophic events, such as the floods in China in 1887, which took an estimated 1 million to 2 million lives, followed by floods there in 1931, which took an estimated 1 million to 4 million lives. What about the impact of earthquakes on our fragile earth? Chile’s 1960 Valdivia earthquake was 9.5 on the Richter scale. It created a force equivalent to 1,000 atomic bombs going off at the same time. The deadly 1556 earthquake in China’s Shaanxi province devastated an area of 520 miles.

My question is: Which of these powers of nature could be duplicated by mankind? For example, could mankind even come close to duplicating the polluting effects of the 1815 Tambora volcanic eruption? It is the height of arrogance to think that mankind can make significant parametric changes in the earth or can match nature’s destructive forces. Our planet is not fragile.

Occasionally, environmentalists spill the beans and reveal their true agenda. Barry Commoner said, “Capitalism is the earth’s number one enemy.” Amherst College professor Leo Marx said, “On ecological grounds, the case for world government is beyond argument.”

Excepting a handful of misguided ninnies, the whole thing is nothing but a scam—a pig in a poke, a false-flag op—and it was never anything but. As Williams notes at the end, it’s a subterfuge intended to cloak the promotion of communism, the redistribution of American wealth, and world government. The climate changes, ever since the Earth first got itself one, and is going to go right on doing so with or without any nudging of any kind from puny humanity. Full stop, end of story.

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  1. Even branches of our own federal, state, and local governments don’t seem to know that we are even now headed into a new solar minimum, lasting till at least 2050, due to a dramatic, provable, and documented reduction in solar activity. And the evidence even suggests that we might be in the beginning stages of a Grand Solar Minimum, similar to the Maunder Minimum of the middle ages, that could last for the next 250-300 years.

    Whenever I mention these inconvenient truths to youngish ‘climate change’ devotees, I always get that deer in the headlights, cognitive dissonance stare in return. They are just so cocksure of the correctness and righteousness of their global warming/climate change religion. An initial attempt to acquaint them with actual science and unassailable facts is usually unsuccessful, at least on the first go-around, because after all, their entire belief system they have been steeped in their entire lives is being called into question.

    These younger generations of Americans have been so brainwashed by the climate change agenda that it may very well require intensive deprogramming to get through to them. Or, Mother Nature will deprogram them the hard way over the next 30 years.

    1. Unfortunately, it’s not just the younger generation that doesn’t have a clue. A lot of adults (most?) buy into the scam as well, and, even if not, wouldn’t know how to effectively counter the long-ongoing propaganda war, or just can’t be bothered because they know their wisdom would fall on deaf ears.

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