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Global warming as a theory...

David Horsey,davidhorsey.com,seattlepi.com (The Spokesman-Review)
David Horsey,davidhorsey.com,seattlepi.com (The Spokesman-Review)

Good morning, Netizens...


Cartoonist David Horsey gives us some clinically-flawless examples of medieval thinking this morning which would be highly functional, were it not for the Republican Caucus hiding behind their covert doorways advancing their theories about science.


I can see it now. In the Arctic Regions, icebergs hold covert but unsentient meetings and vote unanimously to “melt down for the heck of it”. You cannot deny they are melting down, because there is proof what is taking place. Giant icebergs calving is not that scientific in nature: just pull up your lawn chair, have a seat and watch. If you can't figure out why they are melting down, you call the scientific theory of the time a hoax and be done with it.


Asking members of the Republican Caucus to approach scientific thinking, or even critical thinking for that matter, with a clear path of thought seems an anachronism to some, but then long ago in history we had people who swore on their honor that the world was flat and that the sun revolved the planet earth. Time changes things; things change time. It will be interesting to see what the theories we currently hold about Global Warming will be like in a few decades, perhaps.


Perhaps by then we might even have some theories about how Republicans feel about Global Warming then.


Dave




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