The sickening encyclical.

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I was born and raised a Roman Catholic. If you don’t know me by now, I’ll understand, or will try to understand such determined obscurantism in the face of reading this blog for any amount of time. I will endeavour to add some graphs and equations to it purely for your benefit but only as … Continue reading

Tell me why.

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I posed some simple questions a number of articles back and I’d like to begin this piece by asking them again, because they’re fundamental. Don’t they know how many of our own poor can no longer afford to heat their homes? Don’t they know how many millions die in the developing world from malaria because we … Continue reading

Credo.

Even desolation has a certain beauty.

It seems to be a human need that we all have to have some sort of belief in a higher thing. Every culture that’s ever been, had some sort of belief system. I think it’s an unavoidable side effect of our unique consciousness. The people I’ve met, who ended up believing in absolutely nothing, were nearly always … 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