Greens candidate Clive Hamilton says global warming sceptics will prove to be not just worse than Holocaust deniers, but deadlier than the Holocaustâ€™s genocidal killers. After all, Hitler killed only 17 million people:
Instead of dishonouring the deaths of six million in the past, climate deniers risk the lives of hundreds of millions in the future. Holocaust deniers are not responsible for the Holocaust, but climate deniers, if they were to succeed, would share responsibility for the enormous suffering caused by global warmingâ€¦ So the answer to the question of whether climate denialism is morally worse than Holocaust denialism is no, at least, not yet.
Wow. Faced with such unfettered madness, I canâ€™t even get angry. I knew Hamilton was strange, but now the only question left is what such a hysteric is doing as a Professor in our universities?
Odd that Hamilton is the one to raise the Nazi analogy, given, first, that his own totalitarian instinct seems oddly familiar:
The implications of (a rise of) 3C, let alone 4C or 5C, are so horrible that we look to any possible scenario to head it off, including the canvassing of emergency responses such as the suspension of democratic processes.
That’s just great! Another fear monger. If warming is so dreadful and dangerous, not that I’m saying it’s warming mind you, but if it’s so horrible why didn’t the human race die off, go extinct, during the medieaval warm period, when it was actually warmer by several degrees C. than it was in 1987 when The temps peaked?
Actually this may be a good sign. They are losing their minds, and I would like it if they get locked away in a loony bin. Which is where I think this guy belongs.
My fear is that we will do something and kill millions along with enslaving all of humanity.
History shows us that liberal meddeling is very dangerous. The last thing we need is more Rachel Carsons.
Yes like geoengineering which I think is the most insane thing anyone has ever proposed.
But wait, as it happened in the 70’s, in ten years you will see the same people talking about Global Cooling again and we all paying taxes to pay their Dolce Vitta way of living
Again- you people are nuts. Who did Rachel Carson hurt or kill? Weirdos.
Our enslavers win EVERY election. Why/how??!! Because they are BOTH Repub and Dem, that’s why. Wake up.
Why dont you stick to the subject or just be quiet?!!
Neil, The guy is, as you say, a “nut case.” Enough said.
Uh, Mark WTF? Someone else brought up Rachel Carson, and she has been brought up before and not by me. My point was very valid- but only if you believe in logic and reasoning. Whya re you being all nazi by ordering me to shut up? Kind of odd considering the subject of this article, huh? Again, sorry about my continued use of logic… I know it must bother you.
Yes Its true.
You annoy me, but not in the way you think you do.
Oh, so mysterious, Mark… I know- I am too quasi-Marxist for you! Whatever the hell that is. Should I be afraid of you and your “true Marxist” friends?! You sound like an oddball to me.
Mark’s an “Oddball” just like me “Robbie Boy”!!! Cut to the chase and quit the personal attacks, and yes, I will continue to call you “Robby Boy”, Boy!
Always the hypocrite…
Indeed I am an oddball, thankyou for the Compliment. However I do not exclude people as my friends on the basis of their Political Views, if they are prepared to admit to scientific fact. And some of my Reddy-Green friends do so. Rob I would never namedrop with you, but I know some real operators, well Like Dan, I bet you dont even know who Dan is….
I use my real name. You do not. But hey again thanks for the Compliment. I am pleased that you are contributing to the debate Rob, even if you can be obtuse and annoying. And yes I did note yr Angle on our dear president, thats OK, but what I find is that people who understand tend to follow at least some form of consensus. Do you contribute to a website where I can make the contra view known? If so, bring it on. As Regards Paul, he is calm and consistent. You can take a leaf from his book Rob NÂ´Dude!!
I will go back to “Rob.” Enough said.
Us “Oddballs” were right, so far. Now the game has really begun. Trust me. After Copenhagen it will begin to get really ugly in the next 10 months just before the 2010 election. That, plus the faltering economy, health care changes that will cost thousands of jobs, and