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NJmaverick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:17 AM
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Will the Republicans hatred of science destroy the world?
They hate evolution, they don't believe in global warming, and they are opposed to things like stem cell research. Now thanks to the global warming they are creating we are having record numbers of hurricanes and their intensity is greater than we have ever seen. Can we stop the Republicans before they destory our planet?
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politicaholic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:23 AM
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1. Republican's hatred of science will destroy them instead...
nay-sayers are never remembered.

The earth could not be flat forever and global warming cannot be denied forever.
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Orrex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:24 AM
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2. Uphill battle at best
The "fallacy" of Global Warming is sacrosanct among Republicans.

They're absolutely not going to accept that hurricanes are worsened by a phenomenon that they "know" to be false.

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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:32 AM
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4. I had a recent chat with a Pub from Seattle:Re GW: His answer: It happens
I said "what"??

"Yup, it happened before, its cyclic"

"But if it continues today...many people will suffer/die"

"God will find a way"

I was stunned...here was a semi rich dude, educated, comes to Hawaii yearly for vacations, and a cool aid drinker...
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louis-t Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:54 AM
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5. Oh, and it's "proven" to be false, too
Scientists are America haters, dontcha know. Billy Graham sez so.
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Richard D Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:28 AM
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3. The local wingnut . . .
. . . insists that global warming is caused by increased solar activity, which if partly true. But won't even consider the greenhouse gas effect. These people are stupid on purpose.
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NJmaverick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 01:49 PM
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6. It's the republican mentality
They warp reality to fit their warped views. This is opposed to what normal people do, which is base their views on reality.
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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 02:24 PM
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8. I think the current position held by the administration
is that Global Warming may be real, but it isn't caused by humans, and certainly not by corporate irresponsibility or pollution.
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KittyWampus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 01:50 PM
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7. yes, along with Science's Blind Adherence To Materialism
Fundies on both sides, trying to squash progress and inquiry.
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Loonman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 02:25 PM
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9. No, just make it dumber than usual
This ID crap is ludicrous.
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 02:25 PM
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10. it is the truth that they hate
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Canadian Socialist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 02:29 PM
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11. Okay, first of all, America
is not the world. Stem cell research, for example, is continuing very nicely, thank you very much, elsewhere i.e. Canada, the UK, etc. Global warming is another story. North Americans HAVE TO stop using so much energy. We are just gluttons.
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