That’s right. He’s back again. The man who’s famous for having spoken some brain fart about having invented the Internet is once again allowing his mouth to flap away. In the last year or two he’s been increasingly vocal about the so-called “global warming” issue. This was reasonably ok because even if you don’t believe in global warming (and NO, I don’t.), a lot of the things that the global warming camp talks about is reasonable in and of themselves simply because cleaning up the environment, reducing pollution, increasing energy efficiency and researching new sources of energy are all good things. Everybody can benefit from it even if they don’t buy into the global warming fantasy / scare tactic garbage.
Now however, as someone (probably many someones) have predicted, Gore has once again managed to open his mouth and insert his foot clear up to his hips. Now the man who describes himself as a “PR agent for the planet” has said in an interview with 60 Minutes that to doubt that global warming is man-made is right up there with thinking that the lunar landings were faked or that the Earth is flat.
“I think that those people are in such a tiny, tiny minority now with their point of view. They’re almost like the ones who still believe that the moon landing was staged in a movie lot in Arizona and those who believe the earth is flat. That demeans them a little bit, but it’s not that far off,” Gore said.
Well I tell you what Mr. Gore. It’s worse than demeaning, it’s insulting. But then I think it’s also insulting the intelligence of every thinking human to expect people to believe that humanity is having that great of an effect on the global climate. Oh, I am not a hamster, I know that there’s plenty of things that we’ve done to the environment and some of those things have had some minor effects on climate.
However, I still maintain that you and people like you are expecting the rest of us to buy into this two part fairy tale about global warming… first that it’s happening at all and second that man is responsible for or capable of having enough impact on the planetary ecology to actually cause a change in the global climate.
I maintain that global warming is not happening at all and that mankind has not had so great an effect on the planet as to cause such a thing. Global variations in climate have been happening for a LONG time, even before you made that idiotic statement about inventing the Internet, and they’ll keep happening with very little input from or concern for humanity.