A different perspective

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger

Simple people of the universe unite once again this Saturday at 8.30 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time so it’s time to reminisce about the success of the previous Earth Hour. Apparently it is a good money spinner for the infamous World Wildlife (and assorted hangers-on) Fund. First the good news – the planet is still here. The bad news – it probably should not be, because the un-enlightened people use energy, emit more and more carbon dioxide and worst of all, refuse to die. Since the last Hour, there is more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, more money taken out of the peoples’ pocket by the carbon tax and other green-fraud schemes and the earth is still not getting any warmer as predicted by the computer models. Perhaps more candles would be needed this time. [Earth Hour Increases Emissions]

I wrote about that annual childish stunt last year on Fog of Chaos –  Keeping up appearances and to show to new readers (in case any proof is needed) that we are solidly on the side of reason, my article  Joys of carbon (dioxide) tax lists all the posts on Fog of Chaos dealing with Anthropogenic Global Warming, later renamed Global Warming and still later a Climate Change. Now even Climate; for according to yet another “expert” straight out of University of Michigan, Professor Hoffman, the people intelligent enough not to swallow the warm-mongers’ codswallop, are – wait for it – Climate Denialists. What are we supposed to deny next – rain? If nothing else, it shows that the warmist claque is scraping the bottom of the IQ barrel.

And I almost forgot – if you write something inspiring about Earth Hour, and send it to the WWF headquarters, some senile ex-punk band bald singer will give you a prize. Since he happens to be a minister in the Labor government, it would not be out of his pocket, don’t worry.

The following video of only 18 minutes shows that it is possible to talk about the climate and carbon dioxide intelligently. It is far too rational for Flanneries, Korolys or Crookshelnickis to comprehend, but you will enjoy it:


Tim Blair – Tuesday, March 19, 2013 (2:30pm)

The forces of darkness are massing for their annual North Korean solidarity festival, to be held this Saturday night. But Earth Hour isn’t a big hit in brilliantly-lit Bengal

Far from embracing the central idea of switching off for the sake of the planet, the state government has considerably increased its power consumption by installing thousands of decorative trident lights. 

Good. There’s Earth Hour trouble in Canada, too: 

The Barrie Earth Hour Music Festival has been cancelled. The event was to take place on March 23, but organizers say they do not have sufficient funding to continue. 

Actually, this should be considered a victory. Isn’t the whole idea of Earth Hour that we don’t do anything? For that matter, how much money is needed to fund an event with no electricity? Anyway, while the unlit celebrate their 60 minutes of shame by seething in the shadows and setting fire to cats, we in the illumination movement will once again reclaim the night. Last year’s Hour of Power was the best yet, with many readers blasting Gaia with high-intensity Edison juice. This Saturday evening, turn it on and turn it up. Let’s make these suckers cry. 

About Antisthenes

A Greek philosopher, a pupil of Socrates. Led a revolt, with Diogenes, against the demands of the city-state and the sophistication of life. Accepted the interrelation of knowledge, virtue, and happiness; and sought the ideal condition for happiness in return to primitivism and self-sufficiency. Rejected all social distinctions as based on convention, scorned orthodox religion as a fabrication of lies, and studied early legends and animal life in order to arrive at a true understanding of natural law. The individual was free and self-sufficient when he was master of his passions, secure in his intelligence, impervious to social or religious demands, and satisfied with the poverty of a mendicant. Needless to say, a person who on the Fog of Chaos adopted the Athenian philosopher's name has nothing whatsoever in common with him.
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2 Responses to A different perspective

  1. Still waiting on my cheque from Big Oil!

  2. Douglas Jerrys says:

    The attempts to influence the world’s climate by concerts, petitions, taxes etc are pathetic.

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