It's Earth Hour again!!!!
Polistra and the Author celebrate Earth Hour 2009!!!!
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More seriously, darkness is the perfect symbol for the Gaia anti-science crusade.
Galileo, Newton, Bruno and their contemporaries led us out of the Dark Ages and into the Enlightenment. They led us away from a time when reality was determined by the Church's theory, and into a time when reality was observed directly, using common sense, measuring instruments and plain logic.
Maurice Strong, Al Gore, James Hansen and their contemporaries are leading us back into the Dark Ages. They are leading us away from observed fact, back to the Ptolemaic era when all thinking must be based on the a-priori Theory of the Church, no matter how absurd.