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  •  The problem with deniers and other forms of (6+ / 0-)

    conservatism isn't a failure to understand, although that's there too, it's an effect, not a cause. The problem with denying climate change is mental degeneracy stemming from self-loathing and repression that finds its outlet through forms of hatred for humanity, concentrated around those perceived to be different within the human species, and other forms of life on this planet.

    There are also people who are clearly disinformed, and the problem isn't the argument, it's just getting there.

    The deniers need to realize only that they themselves are the problem, and the disinformed ones need to know tha they are lied to constantly on any matter of public policy that has the remotest business effect.

    The well-known phenomena of psychological projection and confirmation bias account for 198% of conservative so-called 'ideas'

    by power2truth on Thu Feb 11, 2010 at 08:17:43 AM PST

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