Source: Troy Media
By David Semour
REGINA, SK, Oct. 1, 2010/ Troy Media/ – It’s hard to know what to make of a serious short film in which a teacher blows up children as young as 10 for disagreeing with climate change activism, with their blood and guts splattered over terrified class mates. It’s not a question I ever expected to ask, until the “10:10” campaign released just such a video this week.
The video consists of four scenes. In each, a teacher, a company manager, a soccer coach, and a sound producer breezily intone an audience to reduce their carbon emissions. The target is a ten-per-cent reduction over twelve months beginning in 2010, which is the thrust of the 10:10 global campaign. They close with what turns out to be a menacingly sarcastic caveat “no pressure,” which is also the title of the film. In each scene the majority of the audience enthusiastically pledges to reduce their emissions, but one or two refuse or are indifferent. The scenes end with the authority figure pushing a red button that detonates the dissenters to a puree. Their blood covers the hysterical survivors. (more…)