Source: No Frakking Consensus
The Climate Inquisition
by Donna Laframboise
When did “Question Authority” stop being applicable – and 21st-century activists turn into 1950s bigots?
In my late teens, I wore an activist button that read: Question Authority. It looked much like the one above, currently for sale at the PeaceButton.org website.
Described there as an “historic” button, we’re told it bears “A statement that started many of us on our journey.” Fittingly enough, it’s accompanied by an Albert Einstein quote: “A foolish faith in authority is the worst enemy of truth.”
My, oh my, how times have changed. These days, according to large numbers of climate activists, we’re no longer supposed to question authority. We’re expected to fall into line obediently, to accept without murmur the proclamations of UN entities and a parade of eminent organizations. (more…)