posted on Apr, 30 2012 @ 07:30 AM
reply to post by pianopraze
So if we disagree with geoengineering we are Luddites???
*looks around at new macbook, ipad3 and Galaxy sII phone*
You are if your objections to geoengineering are based on an emotional revulsion to humanity altering its environment, rather than a rational
assessment of both the advantages and disadvantages. All human activity affects the environment. Agriculture has destroyed nearly all the planet's
natural ecosystems. Is agriculture immoral?
Forest fires??? Never been called geoengineering. What a straw man argument.
But I just demonstrated how fighting forest fires interferes with a natural cycle. Forest fires contribute carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, which in
turn contributes to the greenhouse effect. Although it is not consciously intended to alter the climate, it does. You have not answered the question:
is fighting forest fires immoral?
Your side are really desperate in this argument.
Are there sides now? All I've been doing is trying to provide a stimulus to thought. All you have done is make emotional appeals.
Resorting to straw men and name calling... nice
Am I the one that started a thread titled "Are geoengineering deniers immoral?" The title of the thread contains both a strawman and name calling. The
implication is that geoengineering is currently happening and that there are evil people denying it. Well, prove that it's going on.You haven't. Yes,
there is geoengineering related research going on, and a few crackpot schemes proposed, but it is simply not happening. Insisting on facts and
evidence is not "denial," it is skepticism.
The problem is that you are clearly using the term "geoengineerig" as a code word for "chemtrails." You keep denying it, but all of your supporters
keep dragging in "evidence" from chemtrail websites. If you mean to say "are chemtrail deniers immoral," say so. There is no such thing as a
Now, is agriculture immoral? It has ruined the Earth's natural state, and is therefore geoengineering on an unprecedented scale. Or are you an
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