The Christmas period has been productive, at least from a research perspective.
Skeptic Politics is under construction and as part of background reading I’ve plunged into some of the “key” texts of the denial movement.
Thus, I’ve managed to wade through:
- Climate of corruption by Larry Bell
- False Alarm: global warming facts versus fear by Paul MacRae
- Watermelons: the green’s movements true colours by James Delingpole
As frustrating, maddening and sometimes laugh out loud these works where, it was an invaluable experience. I’ve gained enormous insight into the conspiratorial mindset of the denial movement.
I’ve also believed in challenging myself, and reading this material with as open a mind as possible was a valuable experience. Every claim sent me off to research and think.
As an antidote, I’ve found Mark Lynas’ “The God Species” inspirational, challenging and thought provoking:
Review soon on Gen Adaptation!