I’m going out on a limb. I’m about to make a bold prediction. Contrary to the prognostications of Beto O’Rourke, the world will not end in 12 years. At least not by climate change. There. I said it.
Now, it’s possible that the Lord will choose to return in 12 years. But that’s another story.
In the age of climate change hysteria, the end-of-the-world clock is already ticking. And it’s ticking fast.
“The scientists are unanimous on this. We have no more than 12 years to take incredibly bold action on this crisis,” O’Rourke said. “Can we make it? I don’t know. It’s up to every one of us. Do you want to make it?”
Twelve years and counting to save the planet. Otherwise, we’re doomed.
Now, to make full disclosure, I am the opposite of a climate change expert.
I’ve never read a whole book on the subject. I’ve read only a handful of relevant articles. And to my knowledge, I’ve only had one expert on my radio show who addressed the issue (and that’s in more than 10 years of daily talk radio).
But I know enough to recognize hyperbole. I know enough to recognize appeals to mass hysteria. And this is certainly one of them.
I remember seeing a striking TV ad during one of Bill Clinton’s presidential campaigns. There was an elderly couple whose house burned down because the fire department arrived too late.
Why? It was because of the evil policies the Republicans would introduce if elected. The fire department and the police would be understaffed. The cutbacks would be deadly. Literally.
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SOURCE: Christian Post, Michael Brown