Climate Witchcraft and Post-Normal Science

French philosophers invented deconstructionism and postmodernism, or the theory that nothing means what it says.  Followers of these ideas are adept at finding hidden messages of capitalist oppression in the most unexpected places.  A related ideological disturbance is post-normal science.  Post-normal scientists favor relaxing scientific rigor in order to better pursue political goals.  Those goals often involve  a reorganization of society that will elevate the importance of scientists.  Archimedes supposedly said, Give me a long enough lever and I can move the world.  The post-normal scientists think that science is a lever that can be used to rule the world. Certain important climate scientists are very eager to reorganize society.  They proclaim, on weak evidence, that the Earth is doomed by global warming unless we follow a green plan to remake the economy and the social order.  We have to give up cars for trolleys.  Windmills...(Read Full Article)