All dissent must be crushed

The Federation of Australian Science and Technological Societies is launching a campaign calling for respect and to remove a “stain” on their profession cause by “climate denialism” (do we suddenly deny we even have a climate).

If they are so sure that the views presented by the “denialists” are antiscientific, perhaps they will show why with hard, empirical evidence. Are the skeptical scientists who rely on the afforementioned hard, empirical evidence also damaging to science?

Australian Climate Madness points out the reasons the alarmists have lost respect.

Andrew Bolt compares the credentials of the CEO of the federation, Anne-Maria Arabia to those of respected skeptical scientists. And she has the gall to denounce the views of Professor Richard Lindzen.

Campaigns such of these that attempt to demonise non-believers are the real affront to science and free-speech. This attempt to delegitimise dissent has no place in a free society, and politics does not belong in the noble realms of science.

About Climate Nonconformist

Hi, I'm the climatenonconformist (not my real name), and I am a global warming skeptic, among the few in generation Y. With Australia facing the prospect of a carbon tax, we need to be asking the simple question; where is the evidence that our emissions are causing any dangerous warming?
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7 Responses to All dissent must be crushed

  1. Tasiturn says:

    I’m particularly intrigued that they use the definite article, ie: “Respect THE Science”.

    Why then didn’t they just say, “Respect Science”? They’d be less likely to be seen as tools of a desperate government policy with their noses in the same trough.

    One suspects the campaign is being (indirectly) Federal Government funded with the Labor’s mates typical nudge and wink.

  2. MichaelC58 says:

    A Gen Y sceptic? There is hope yet !

    We (at NoCarbonTax) are doing research on the indoctrination of our schools – and it is horrific.
    Good anti-consumerism, conservation and charity sentiments completely hijacked by anti-human and CO2 phobia messages. More to come.

    Did you get much of this in school and how come you saw through ?

    • climatenonconformist says:

      I don’t think it was as bad at my school. Most of the green ideas came from the student leadership.
      It was columnists like Andrew Bolt who led me to the realisation that we are being led down a dangerous path.

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