goon attack wrote:
It's not political unless asshats make it political.
I think global warming is bullshit. No politics in that take.
It may be, and it may not be. I'm not a scientist, nor do I pretend to know all of the facts that support either side. My personal stance on it has always been that if we can reduce pollution or reduce the amount of crap that we're putting in the air, it's a great thing anyway, regardless of whether it's contributing to a greater 'global warming' or not. My allergies are a beeotch this year, and anything that helps lessen that, I'm all for.
Yeah, but let's not lie about it, mmkay? I have severe allergies too and I agree with you but why can't we just say "pollution is bad mmkay, so let's reduce it?"
But I think you know my main problem with it is that it's become a cult almost. It's being fed to our children and most people accept it because, you know, "Al Gore couldn't be wrong about something!"
I guess part of the confliction is that I think that a shift to a more industrial and manufacturing based economy would be a great thing. Yeah, we have those things, but not to the extent that we used to. Unfortunately, crap being spewed in the air is a product of that, but I'm sure that people smarter than I can develop ways to make that cleaner.
Some would argue that we have "better" (meaning more white collar/professional) jobs now but the rub is that if some other country that supplies us with something decides to screw us, we can't make it ourselves quickly.