[asa] Re: Arguments Over Global Warming

From: j burg <hossradbourne@gmail.com>
Date: Tue Jul 29 2008 - 19:29:29 EDT

An interesting story about the tendencies of some people to hold onto
past grudges. Makes one pessimistic about the human race.

Burgy

On 7/29/08, David Randall Gabrielse <r.gabrielse@att.net> wrote:
> Regarding Burgy's comment below. The discussion remains me of the
> church that I grew up in. There were arguments over whether women
> should serve as elders in the church and over many other things when
> I was young. By the time I was in high school, those arguments had
> gone by the wayside and a few had replaced them. But the people in
> the church had long memories over who was on which side way back
> then. Consequently, whenever someone on the opposite side made a
> suggestion, the other side had to oppose it, no matter how reasonable
> it was. The height of the stupidity was when the church council
> determined that they could not support any youth for any summer
> mission projects because the wrong people proposed them.
>
> Oh, and it makes a difference too that most of the opponents live in
> places that are not seeing the real effects of climate change.
>
> Peace,
> Randy Gabrielse
> Ames, IA
> r.gabrielse@att.net
> 515-290-0607
>
>
>>I continue to be amazed how much politics seems to be involved in this
>>issue. The "wrathful right" (Rush Limbaugh, for instance), and other
>>far right groups seem to be uniformly on the side of the contrarians.
>>Perhaps it is because a Democrat (Gore) is arguing the issue. But that
>>seems to be a silly reason. Good (and bad) ideas come from all sides
>>of the political spectrum. As well as from theists and atheists alike.
>>
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>>Burgy
>>
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