Religion Poisons Everything?

Maybe it’d be better stated that (fallen) humanity poisons everything. Let’s face it, every worldview has to account for “sin.”

Cooler Heads
A Closer Look at All the Factors & Views on Global Warming
by Regis Nicoll

Every religion has its doctrines of Sin, Judgment, and Redemption. The current misanthropic strain of environmentalism is no exception. In this eco-religion, the Sin is man’s carbon footprint; the Judgment is the sizzling Eschaton of global warming; and Redemption can be obtained through carbon credits and population control. Pounding its pulpits, its prophets preach on the ecological Fall and the gospel of sustainability. One such prophet is Steven Schneider, who, early in the global warming debate, confessed:

To capture the public’s imagination . . . we have to offer up scary scenarios, make simplified, dramatic statements, and make little mention of any doubts we might have. . . . Each of us has to decide what the right balance is between being effective and being honest.

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