[NAFEX] global cooling

Bill Garthright billg at inebraska.com
Sun Jan 23 15:34:00 EST 2011

> I hope this doesn't raise a guttural backlash on the board here, but 
> it is time to be hashing this out (well the time was actually probably 
> in the 70's but we cannot go back)

Unfortunately, if we don't accept the scientific consensus - the 
overwhelming consensus of climatologists, the people who actually KNOW 
something about it - then clearly NOTHING will change our mind. After 
all, it's just ridiculous that us laymen would know more about this 
scientific issue than the scientists who specialize in that particular 
field, those who have both the education and the experience to judge 
competing claims.

For us laymen, it's just going to be anecdotes (often erroneous, but we 
don't know that) and politics (whether or not we watch Fox News or 
listen to talk radio). So I really don't see the value of discussing it 
here. It's not going to change any minds, and it's just going to get 
people upset when they really want to believe otherwise.

Lincoln, NE (zone 5)


I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being 
ridiculous - everyone hasn't met me yet. - Rodney Dangerfield
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