imaginary hobgoblins? …

A word or more: “an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary”

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H. L. Mencken

More sensible quotes, make sure to read to the bottom:

Whenever you hear the consensus of scientists agrees on something or other, reach for your wallet, because you’re being had.

  • Michael Crichton

Science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts

  • Richard Feynman

Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.

  • Michael Crichton

“If you thought that science was certain – well, that is just an error on your part

  • Richard Feynman

 I had to post the above, to compensate for this nonsense that is below the belt and beyond belief:

The Embrace, by Dosso Dossi, 1490 - 1542

Claim: Climate Change will Stop Women from Wanting Sex

Must be the ‘temperature rise’!

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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