Collective Failure

[This is another previously written unpublished post from about two years ago. Still applicable, more then ever – Admin]

The public cannot discern between truth or fiction. The many lies, deceptions, distortions, omissions and outright fabrications being extolled are as  unperceived as whatever actual truths are being told. What this means is we’re in a particular point in human history where any kind of narrative (story) can be deemed real. Whatever the truth actually is, has become irrelevant to the narrative being promoted because almost nobody is capable of staying (verbalizing) on the truth. Any kind of narrative is now acceptable communication.

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Here’s How Trump Is Being Manipulated By Industry and Phony “Climate Science”

If you want to get a “picture” of the disconnect between climate science (facts / reality) and what the Trump Administration “wants” – then read this article:

A look at the climate science sent to Trump

I’ll highlight the important points:

a) The Heartland Institute is a well-known climate denial organization representing big oil and corporate interests. They’re not going to be fair, unbiased or informative to the actual facts (as their history has proven, over and over again).

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Trump Approves America’s Energy Addiction – Drilling In Arctic Waters

For someone who claims he’s a “genius” but incessantly lies thousands and thousands of times now, we could reasonably expect the man and his Administration to go on lying about the environment and climate change. Which is of course, what they’ve been doing since he took office.

Now they want to drill for oil in the Arctic waters. What could possibly go wrong? More to the point – does anybody even care anymore? Continuing to feed the gusher demand for oil is alleged to be on the pathway to “energy independence” but in reality, it is a crack-like addiction to hell by planet-destroying companies who’s only real motive is profits.

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Trolling America

I’ve been doing some research on the Internet Research Agency (IRA), or Russian troll farm. There’s no doubt at all that Russian trolling of social media, websites, articles and commentary has reached a fever pitch. I’m still trying to discern the overall goal of this activity – but it might just be too obvious, meaning that “division” is what it is all about. Divide Americans (and other countries) and make them disbelieve everything, angry at everyone and distrustful of everyone.

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Disconnected From Reality

I almost don’t want to write this article, because every time I do something like this, it never goes well, although it should if people were truly interested in learning. But we are no longer dealing with people who are healthy with their perception and acceptance of reality. Everything to them is “fake news” now if it challenges their preconceived bias (and ignorance). So you can’t actually tell them or share with them anything – nothing gets past their biased filtering system. And if you DO try to shed some “real truth” on a topic or subject – it generally backfires.

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Musings

I’ve finally come to realize that the many decades that I have now spent publishing words, stories, research and articles online has been an enormous waste of my time and my life. That is not to say that it hasn’t been informative, entertaining, educational or even appreciated – by me and by readers, which it has been. But it has come at an enormous cost of “life spent” that will never be gotten back.

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Vendetta – Trump, Terrorism and Fascism

My apologies to everyone. I’ve been too busy and in too much pain to write here. I’m also totally disgusted at the ridiculous antics of the President, then horrified by the Puerto Rico disaster and then the Las Vegas mass casualty event.

A few words are in order:

Americans are accustomed to personal freedom of expression and opinion. However, under Trump, this is being denied more and more. No American is required to be patriotic. No American is required to “respect the flag” (whatever that means). No American is required to stand by law for the national anthem, although there is probably some uniform code of military justice that may have some kind of requirement for those in uniform, but this is irrelevant anyway to civilians or the NFL players. No American is required to support the military. But virtually all of these claims are specious at best, and inaccurate.

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More Headlies On How We Are Going To Save Civilization

Climate Central has an article title Can Business Save The World From Climate Change?which was reprinted from here.

Go read it if you want to read more absolute garbage and lies. It’s a pathetic attempt at pretend.

It’s futile to speak the truth these daze, on any subject, but I keep trying. This gets the False Narrative tag and Truth tag for obvious reasons:

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What Is Wrong With America

Be prepared to get your stupid on. The Atlantic discusses the trends and changes that have occurred in America.

The facts presented might surprise you. I do recommend you find the time to read this article all the way through. There are some real nuggets of observable truth in there. I don’t agree with a few of the statements of facts made, but the rest is spot-on.

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Severe Disconnect From Reality

If you want to get your barf on, Scribbler’s article on the Tesla 3 release ought to do it – A Beautiful Machine to Change the World — Model 3 to Transform Global Automobile Markets, Open Pathway For Rapid Energy Transition (I do not link to Scribbler because he censors comments – a despicable practice he endorses to support his false narrative).

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6C- 8°C Temperature Increase Projections For Asia – Exceeding Survivable Wet Bulb Temperatures

A watered-down report for Asia contains this misleading title – “Unabated climate change would reverse the development gains in Asia

Under a business-as-usual scenario, a 6 degree Celsius temperature increase is projected over the Asian landmass by the end of the century. Some countries in the region could experience significantly hotter climates, with temperature increases in Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the northwest part of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) projected to reach 8 degree Celsius, according to the report, titled “A Region at Risk: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific.

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Contradictions Within Science

Desdemona has an article title “Global sea level rise accelerates since 1990 – Greenland ice largely responsible for the accelerating pace of sea-level rise

“The annual rate of sea level rise increased to 3.3 millimeters (0.13 inch) in 2014 – a rate of 33 centimeters (13 inches) if kept unchanged for a century”

It is this kind of bogus reporting that continues to deceive a uncaring public. The take away is “oh, it’s just 13 inches over a hundred years, no big deal” when the REAL sea level increase will be over 9 feet (108 inches) in that time period.

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Scientist Silencing Commentary

As is nearly always the case with my commentary, my latest attempt to awaken climate scientists to their own failures has gone unpublished. This time by Paul Beckwith. He’s apparently decided to sweep comments that he does not like or that point out flaws from his site. As much as I previously respect the man, I continue to find this sort of ‘silencing dissent’ reprehensible and have lost all respect for him.

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Selling The Apocalypse

Salon has an article about doomsday preppers and the hucksters behind this movement. Some may not agree, but the article is dead right. I’ve publicly come out against the false reasons that so many have embraced and the liars in the movement that are behind this. And I was right and still am – not a single ‘event’ that was claimed happened. But the prepper movement has died and hucksters are desperate to find another way to shove their products at you while fleecing your pockets.

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May Day

May 14, 2017. The weather around here cannot decide if it is spring or winter. The grass is green now, but it is very cold. Burning wood again. It’s dropping to near-freezing at night.

It’s been the strangest, coldest and wettest spring that I’ve ever seen. I haven’t been paying much attention to what is happening elsewhere, but I heard Kansas had a freak snowstorm and lost nearly the entire wheat crop. Flooding up in Canada.

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Clathrate Gun Fired? A Perfect Storm of Failure

Phys.org has a new article on the methane clathrate issue. It’s an easy read – suggest you read this before finishing my post here.

I’m going to jump right to the point, assuming you’ve now read the article. It is this quote:

“We are now witnessing early warning signs of major methane release. If it gets out of control, there will be nothing humans can do to prevent the planet overheating quite rapidly.”

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Up to Two-Thirds of SoCal Beaches May Disappear by 2100, USGS Predicts

Once again, the predictions you’ll read about here are woefully underestimated. But even at these low estimates, this might raise some consternation (and not much else):

Up to Two-Thirds of SoCal Beaches May Disappear by 2100, USGS Predicts

In a new study released on March 27, 2017, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) predicts that 31 to 67 percent of Southern California’s beaches may be completely eroded away by the year 2100, based on sea level rise of one to two meters. Once the sand is gone, exposed bedrock may be all that’s left.

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