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View Diary: Rep. Jeff Miller says man-made climate change is impossible because the dinosaurs went extinct (107 comments)

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  •  Elementary error of classical logic -- (2+ / 0-)
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    Hunter, i saw an old tree today

    denying the antecedent.

    If P, then Q. (true)
    Not P, therefore not Q. (false!)

    "If there are humans on the planet pumping carbon into the atmosphere, the climate will undergo massive changes." (true)

    does not lead to

    "If there are no humans on the planet pumping carbon into the atmosphere, the climate will not undergo massive changes." (false)

    This guy needs a course in basic logic, or perhaps a new brain. Actually, let's just go with the latter.

    "We are stardust, we are golden, and we've got to get ourselves back to the garden." (Joni Mitchell)

    by Eowyn9 on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 04:40:48 PM PDT

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