Every once in a while, common sense smacks you right between the eyes, and it comes from a place you never expect it to come from. Case in point, this blog story:
Obviously those calculations assume that our past experiences do a good job of predicting what happens next. And this is good news. Really, really, good news... ...It’s good news because I used to be afraid of lots of stuff that never happened in the past. For example, I have never died from a nuclear attack, but now I understand that risk to be zero.
Read on, and prepared to be enlightened - regardless of your position.
Today I declare the climate science “debate” to be mostly an illusion.
You think you live in a world in which there are climate science skeptics on one side of the debate, and climate scientists, plus their believers, on the other side. And you think they are talking about the same thing.
That isn’t what’s happening. It’s mostly an illusion.