Roosters of the Apocalypse: How the Junk Science of Global Warming Nearly Bankrupted the Western World by Rael Jean Isaac
In April 1856, after decades of frontier skirmishes with British colonial powers, the Xhosa tribe of current-day South Africa stopped planting crops, slaughtered their cattle, and destroyed their grain stores. They acted on the prophecy of a teenage girl who said spirits had told her that, if they would do these things, the golden age before the white invasion would be restored and they would see an era of increased prosperity. By the end of 1857, an estimated one-third to one-half of them were dead, and the British corralled the survivors into labor camps and assumed control of the land.
is Deputy Editor of Salvo and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.Get Salvo in your inbox! This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #22, Fall 2012 Copyright © 2024 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo22/global-warning