Green Myths : We must conserve everything.

Hard work at the start of a new life for one family.

There’s this unquestioned idea, that’s been firmly planted into the public mind. That idea is that nothing should ever be allowed to go extinct and therefore conservation of anything is automatically a good thing. It’s nearly universally accepted and yet it’s totally unnatural and fundamentally wrong. In stark terms, we and the world we live … Continue reading

Green Myths : There’s only one evil species on Earth and it’s us.

Kids enjoying a glorious waste of energy.

I am not a religious man. For a number of reasons, some intellectual but mostly personal, I don’t even believe in a God but I acknowledge the overall good religion has done in the world, as well as the bad. A religion is after all a man-made thing directed by human beings and will therefore … Continue reading

Green myths : We have to get back to a natural life.

The centre cannot hold ...

We live under this pervasive avalanche of propaganda that’s telling us we’re the single fly in the ointment that’s killing an Earth that was somehow an Eden before we appeared to spoil the whole thing; if only we could change. Yes, if only we could change. If only we could stand to watch a person … Continue reading

Green Myths : Polar bears going extinct, yawn …

Not another takeaway ...

Ask any young person about Polar bears and you’ll find out they know all about them. Polar bears are cuddly and harmless but they’re an endangered species. Why are they endangered then? It’s because of global warming, which is melting all the ice at the North pole and the poor Polar bears are drowning. Year … Continue reading

The steady-state environment delusion

A selection of galaxies colliding.

Cosmologists have calculated that our particular universe is 13.7 billion years old. It came into existence with the big bang, as did space and time. It’s big. It consists of lots of matter, especially hydrogen, which has aggregated into different objects. The ones we see in the night sky are the stars. We call our star … Continue reading