Klimaskeptikeren Michael Crichton om at være skeptisk

Bloggeren Scott Burgess fra The Daily Ablution har interviewet den verdensberømte forfatter Michael Crichton.

How has your public stance on climate change been received?

Any departure from environmental orthodoxy is marked by ad hominem(*) attack, vigorous spread of false information, claims of criminality and mental derangement, and general nastiness.  Apparently this is one area where reasonable people cannot disagree.

It’s interesting that any entity as complex, changing and difficult to comprehend as the environment should be guarded by organizations that allow no deviation from a single point of view toward what needs to be done.  One might have predicted a rather broad range of environmental viewpoints, promoted by an equally broad range of institutions and activist organizations. There is some variation among organizations, of course.  But on the subject of global warming, no deviation.  That is to say, I am aware of no environmental organization that does not claim global warming is a major threat that must be dealt with now.

Læs hele interviewet på The Daily Ablution.

Som han skriver: Afvigelse fra de ‘korrekte’ meninger om et komplekst emne mødes med et simplificeret respons.

(*): Gå efter manden istedet for bolden.

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