Climate ‘science’ backed by the emotional, irrational

Print Article

Let someone dare to challenge today’s version of climate “science” and the useful idiots of the political left come screaming out of the woodwork with their emotional and irrational rantings. It’s all politics, of course. The majority of reasonable people know that climate change has always been a part of our planet and will continue to be until Earth no longer exists. But the unreasonable people only want to use these natural climate changes for the advancement of their particular political cause.

One recent letter writer warns of doom and gloom to come within the next 12 to 34 years and the inevitability of “climate refugees,” while another writer commits the classic logical fallacy of appeal to authority because most of us don’t have “the time, inclination, resources, nor training” that it takes to think for ourselves. Therefore we should believe what the wise men tell us.

People have a right to believe what they want. Henny Penny can believe that the acorn which fell on her head was actually a piece of the falling sky, and that is her right. The lazy-minded one who prefers to accept what those who support his preconceived beliefs say about things certainly has the freedom to do so. But the rational, logical, clear-minded folks who hold to empirically-verifiable evidence have their rights, too.

We will never convince hard core leftists that their beliefs are wrong or even questionable. But there is still hope for those whose minds are not yet made up.

MONTE HEIL

Sagle

Print Article

Read More Letters to the Editor

Ethical behavior and its role in government

February 17, 2019 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee Ethical behavior is an ongoing point of argument in government, and in politics in general. Having recently been appointed the chairman of the House Ethics Committee, the questions surrounding ethic...

Comments

Read More

LPOSD levy just doesn’t make financial sense

February 17, 2019 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee On March 12, we are voting on a new $25 million school levy. In 2017 Dr. Don Coberly, superintendent for Boise, made $172,228 with 26,000 students, 3,900 staff and 45 schools. Mr. Shawn Woodwar...

Comments

Read More

Winter’s unique personality requires everyone’s patience

February 17, 2019 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee Another winter has shaped its own unique personality here in Bonner County and the recent snow events have stretched the road department relatively thin — both in manpower and our equipment. Bonn...

Comments

Read More

Proposed LPOSD levy is unbelievably high

February 14, 2019 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee In January, Lake Pend Oreille School District submitted its ballot language for the $25.4 million supplemental levy to the Bonner County Elections Office. The levy asks for $12.7 million a year for t...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 263-9534
PO Box 159
Sandpoint, ID 83864

©2019 Bonner County Daily Bee Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X