Reply To: Sceptics on global warming a baby-boomer, yuppie thing etc

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imported_Martin
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Oh dear, the fruitcakes strike again.
In Seattle, a guy has succeeded in stopping showing of An Inconvenient Truth to schoolkids inc his daughter (one of seven kids, notice: this guy has done his part to increase stresses on our planet):

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“No you will not teach or show that propagandist Al Gore video to my child, blaming our nation — the greatest nation ever to exist on this planet — for global warming,” Hardison wrote in an e-mail to the Federal Way School Board. The 43-year-old computer consultant is an evangelical Christian who says he believes that a warming planet is “one of the signs” of Jesus Christ’s imminent return for Judgment Day.

Gore Film Sparks Parents’ Anger
Showing ‘Inconvenient Truth’ Would Require Counterpoint

Boston Globe had good editorial on this. Includes:

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It will be enlightening to see what “alternate views” teachers who want to show the Gore movie come up with.

and says re one teacher

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Maybe she could find her balancing “data” in Michael Crichton’s novel “State of Fear.” It’s science fiction.

When science isn’t

Post edited by: Martin, at: 2007/01/29 09:40