What is the difference between "preachers" like Pat Robertson and "scientists" like Paul Ehrlich, et.al.?

From: Janice Matchett <janmatch@earthlink.net>
Date: Tue Dec 06 2005 - 00:57:01 EST

Hi all,

Seriously, now ---- what is the difference between "preachers" like
Pat Robertson and "scientists" like Paul Ehrlich, et.al.? :) ~ Janice

"The continued rapid cooling of the earth since WWII is in accord
with the increase in global air pollution associated with
industrialization, mechanization, urbanization and exploding
population." -- Reid Bryson, "Global Ecology; Readings towards a
rational strategy for Man", (1971)

"The battle to feed humanity is over. In the 1970s, the world will
undergo famines. Hundreds of millions of people are going to starve
to death in spite of any crash programs embarked upon
now." Population control is the only answer -- Paul Ehrlich - The
Population Bomb (1968)

"I would take even money that England will not exist in the year
2000" -- Paul Ehrlich in (1969)

"In ten years all important animal life in the sea will be extinct.
Large areas of coastline will have to be evacuated because of the
stench of dead fish." -- Paul Ehrlich, Earth Day (1970)

"Before 1985, mankind will enter a genuine age of scarcity . . . in
which the accessible supplies of many key minerals will be facing
depletion" -- Paul Ehrlich in (1976)

"This [cooling] trend will reduce agricultural productivity for the
rest of the century"-- Peter Gwynne, Newsweek 1976

"There are ominous signs that the earth's weather patterns have begun
to change dramatically and that these changes may portend a drastic
decline in food production - with serious political implications for
just about every nation on earth. The drop in food production could
begin quite soon... The evidence in support of these predictions has
now begun to accumulate so massively that meteorologist are
hard-pressed to keep up with it." -- Newsweek, April 28, (1975)

"This cooling has already killed hundreds of thousands of people. If
it continues and no strong action is taken, it will cause world
famine, world chaos and world war, and this could all come about
before the year 2000." -- Lowell Ponte "The Cooling", 1976

"If present trends continue, the world will be about four degrees
colder for the global mean temperature in 1990, but eleven degrees
colder by the year 2000...This is about twice what it would take to
put us in an ice age." -- Kenneth E.F. Watt on air pollution and
global cooling, Earth Day (1970)

<http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1534586/posts>Mark Steyn:
What planet are the eco-cultists on?
Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12/6/05 | Mark Steyn
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