Global Warming's Killer: Critical Thinking

Is there any issue more dependent on widespread lapses in critical thinking than the idea of man-caused global warming? Nothing wrecks an argument faster than a question revealing a gaping hole in that argument's fundamental premise.  Notice the abundantly obvious derailment in this example: "We need to do something about the proliferation of ghosts causing an unprecedented number of people to have nightmares lately.  This problem leads to widespread sleeplessness, which in turn leads to a downturn in work productivity and overall economic hardship, and you are a cold-hearted capitalist pig if you deny the need for workers to be healthy." Any critical thinker will yell, "What?! Prove ghosts exist before you start calling me names!" The so-called global warming crisis has gotten away with an equally preposterous premise -- that human activity drives climate change --  for nearly two decades, because that premise at least sounded plausible.  After all, humans do...(Read Full Article)

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