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Study - Climate Change Deniers More Likely to Believe In Crazy Conspiracies

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for some, climate change has been quite the scheme. don't think people are making money off this will little to no regard for helping the climate.

the only change is going from someones pocket to theirs.

thats more my beef than what is going on. no doubt pollution and all those 98.6's running around are hurting the environment.

there's grant money out there for all kinds of research. why is there so much pushback from the uneducated public against climate science (and evolution, on that note), but they still trust science enough to, idk, get on a plane and fly around the world? could it be that authority figures are spreading propaganda?

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How's that prediction thing panning out for ya?

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i have no problem with grant research. research being the key word.

why is it some of you that when someone takes a dif angle or approach instead of the way you do, you instantly assume they totally disagree with you or are some inbred toothless wonder who eats tv dinners who has no understanding of anything?

this is kind of easy. are there not people who are capiltalizing on climate change and pocketing large sums of money and have no real motive to find any solutions? if you don't think so please kindly stop operating heavy machinery.

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why is it some of you that when someone takes a dif angle or approach instead of the way you do, you instantly assume they totally disagree with you or are some inbred toothless wonder who eats tv dinners who has no understanding of anything?

uh because in the case of climate change deniers, the "dif angle or approach" you speak of is essentially "what if science isn't real? ever think of that, 97% of climate experts who agree that people are causing global warming?"

this is kind of easy. are there not people who are capiltalizing on climate change and pocketing large sums of money and have no real motive to find any solutions?

i didn't know you had to have "a real motive to find solutions" in order for your work to be real, actual science. i mean really are you saying that it doesn't count if it isn't solution oriented? this is some kind of weird straw man and shift of the goal posts because literally no one is saying that there isn't money in research, AND science doesn't have to be solution oriented. when a scientist says "hey there's an asteroid out there with a 35% chance of hitting earth and causing a mass extinction event in 25 years" he's not really offering any solutions so idk does this count as science?

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everyone i know who denies global warming without knowing anything about it incidentally also believes that the earth is 5000 years old (ironic because the pleistocene ended ~11000 years ago and related global temperature fluctuations are kind of at the core of their argument that it just happens naturally with zero bearing on human activity.) in both instances science is seen as an actual entity, a bogeyman that's joined forces with hitler, satan, murder, communism, obama, homelessness, etc. to blind the LIEberal DEMONcrats and get them to usher in marxist doctrine that will end this great nation. reagan help us

pretty strong correlation IMO

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The problem is, the majority of adults in our society teach children from day one that being "normal" is trusting in their gut instincts, embracing baseless primitive superstitions and distrusting scientists. If that weren't bad enough, these children are brainwashed into believing that perception-is-reality with lies-for-profit ads every 8-10 minutes, 24/7/365, via mass media. Finally, our capitalistic society teaches them to view 47% of our citizens as leaches, while affluent tax evaders are lauded as some kind of saint-like "job creators", even if those JCs are little more than financial criminals and trust fund babies. With such a wide spread distain for critical thinking skills and actual facts, it is beyond amazing that we aren't all raving on about Jews blowing up the twin towers, the "Ghey Kenyan/American Hating/Dictatorial Socialist President", the Sandy Hook "false flag" gun confiscation scheme, and the intuitively obvious virtues of supply-side economics, creationism and vaginal probes. Time to bring back witch burnings! Why? Because, you just know in your heart, it's the right thing to do. Anyway, all those uppity, mysterious, Obama worshiping wenches have it coming! Don't waste any more valuable time researching it, trust your gut, not your head! Time to take back our country! Act like a New Guinean... http://au.ibtimes.co...inea-police.htm

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Can you Issac Asimovs tell me the official age of the earth? And what is the importance of the age of the earth when our history of temps only go back so far?

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perhaps you should leave the basement for once

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You are dense. I thought people knew this.

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Most science deniers I know have strange standards for belief. Evidence doesn't mean much to them. I don't think truth does either.

edit: what I found is the majority of science deniers I know demand little if any evidence for their own beliefs but then are outrageously skeptical and demand enormous amounts of evidence for any belief that contradicts their own.

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Last I checked, science involved putting forth a hypothesis.... and then testing it. Otherwise, it is just blind faith

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Last I checked, science involved putting forth a hypothesis.... and then testing it. Otherwise, it is just blind faith

Much of modern science (and all of some branches) is completely untestable. So you'll need to update your understanding.

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