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Global Warming – The new apocalypse

in anarchy •  2 years ago

Whether its religious leaders or Zionist controlled governments doing the fear mongering, guilty modern man takes to being told the end is nigh, like a duck to water.

Back in the 70s, the story was that we were all doomed because of global cooling – a new ice age was coming, and that along with the fact that oil was going to run out, would spell the end of humanity.

It actually may be true that we are moving towards an ice age eventually, but the oil thing is a whole different story. Oil being abiotic (not a fossil fuel) is no more likely to run out than molten lava.

Following the guidelines of KISS (the acronym for “Keep It Simple Stupid” rather than the 70s band with tight pants and lots of make up. I’ll just focus on one key thing here because it’s very important.

The earth’s orbit around the sun is elliptical and takes one year to complete.

Now for the interesting bit - there is a variation in the shape of Earth’s elliptical orbit that follows a roughly 100 000 year cycle. The shape of the eclipse changes over time, and it takes about 100 000 years to shift from its widest to its tightest orbit and back again. As the orbit path changes, the seasons change, and the cold parts get colder. These variations are called Milankovitch cycles, and it's safe to say that reading about them in detail is a lot more complex than this post.

Basically, for most of the time, the climate is colder than it is now, and as we shift away from the agreeable orbit path that we have enjoyed for the past 10 000 years, the climate will shift back into colder state with more ice and lower sea levels (the opposite of what Al Gore was saying). But don’t panic, this will take about 50 000 years, and is entirely beyond the control of mankind.

Because humans really don’t relate well to 100,000 year time cycles, people like to freak out about time spans in the region of 100 years. But orbiting planets don’t really work in 100 year cycles. There are a bunch more things I could go on about now, but I’ll stop here because I’m aiming for KISS.

Now here is an analogy.

Imagine if there was a large global organisation that specialised in lying to the people. Let’s say they were called the “Doom Is Coming Organisation” (DICO). They controlled 99% of all the media on the planet and they were presenting a story that the world going to fall into permanent darkness.

They neglected to mention that every 24 hours, the Earth rotates on its axis, and had everybody freaking out each day as evening fell fearing that the darkness was permanent. After a few years, the population became skeptical, so DICO started saying that permanent daylight was coming instead, and managed to freak the public out for a few more years.

Eventually DICO had to come up with something a bit more versatile – an apocalyptic vision that could cover both night and day, so they invented an undefined threat called “Daylight Change”. The way to prevent daylight change was global government, depopulation, and in the short term, more taxes. And the guilt ridden population eagerly embraced these ideas.
Does any of this sound totally fruitloops?


@Sift666 AKA Ian Gregson usually ends his posts with technical details like how big his aperture is or what brand of computer he used to write the post.

But for this post, just in case anyone gives a toss, he will mention having a degree in geography from Victoria University, and having been reading about the global warming scam since 1999 before eventually getting around to posting a web page about it in 2008, which is still online pretty much as it originally was with just a couple of quick updates - http://www.frot.co.nz/design/sift/global-warming .

In between photographing cow’s arses and worrying about the apocalypse, he likes to surf Reddit looking for climate change deniers and is currently developing a new website portal to rival Steemit called http://www.frot.co.nz


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With the headline, I was about to think I was going to have to reach for the barf bag on the Steem Plane. But thankyou very much for not doing this, and clever tactic to suck in the Faithful.

On the Bight side all this extra carbon dioxide and warmer temperatures will make crops (and your lawn) nice and green.

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The warmer temperatures won't be coming for 100000 years so my lawn may get a bit lackluster before then...

And carbon dioxide comes mostly from water vapour, and also from plants, so levels could drop a bit over that time span too.

CO2 IS NOT A POLLUTANT – IT IS A NATURALLY PRODUCED GAS

CO2 is produced by ALL LIVING ORGANISMS. Bacteria and other microorganisms produce more CO2 than all humans put together could ever produce. In fact human contribution to atmospheric CO2 is less than 0.3% of the total.

Where does the rest come from? – well, from water vapour mostly.

Oceans, rivers, lakes, clouds, that sort of stuff. Not Humvees all that much.

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And carbon dioxide comes mostly from water vapour

Really? Please explain how heating H2O creates CO2.

CO2 IS NOT A POLLUTANT – IT IS A NATURALLY PRODUCED GAS

Lots of things are naturally produced. That does not mean that dramatically increasing their production has no consequences.

CO2 is produced by ALL LIVING ORGANISMS. Bacteria and other microorganisms produce more CO2 than all humans put together could ever produce. In fact human contribution to atmospheric CO2 is less than 0.3% of the total.

Which is totally why atmospheric CO2 massively increased when we started using fossil fuels.

Where does the rest come from? – well, from water vapour mostly.

Yep, that magical water magically creating Carbon atoms that aren't part of water at all!

Jesus where did you learn your science? Oh right, conspiracy theory sites...

don't worry too much about telos, he's just a poor soul who thinks that science equals ad homonym. i've started a score board for how many times he says conspiracy theorist. the count that i have compiled stands at 7. if the establishment propaganda is for it, then he is for it. there is absolutely no reasoning with him. i like the post.

The difference between religious apocalypse predictions and global climate change is that one is based on evidence. Kind of like how praying that someone will get your message doesn't work quite as well as texting using your phone.

Now look at this and get back to us on how thr sharp increase when we started using fossil fuels matches up to a gradual 100,000 year cycle:
https://xkcd.com/1732/

Or, you know... Just rely on your faith rather than evidence.

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