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From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

 
Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.

 

“Zimmerman’s ground-breaking history provides every future generation the basic framework for establishing new societies on other worlds. We would be wise to heed what he says.” —Robert Zubrin, founder of founder of the Mars Society.

 

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Extreme weather events in 2013 are at an all time low.

Another global warming prediction fails: Extreme weather events in 2013 are at an all time low.

There have been many forecasts in the news in recent years predicting more and more extreme weather-related events in the US, but for 2013 that prediction has been way off the mark. Whether you’re talking about tornadoes, wildfires, extreme heat or hurricanes, the good news is that weather-related disasters in the US are all way down this year compared to recent years and, in some cases, down to historically low levels.

As I wrote back in April,

Global warming scientists have spent the past two decades telling us that we were all gonna die from increasing temperatures caused by the increase in CO2. Now that this prediction has proved false, they apparently are shifting gears. Instead, it is extreme events — big storms, long droughts, intense heatwaves — that are going to kill us.

But not only have they no evidence that the increase in CO2 will cause these extreme events, there is no evidence that more of these extreme events are even occurring.

In other words, these stories are mere political advocacy. They have nothing to do with science, but with propaganda, based on fantasy with the goal of trying to convince everyone that we are all gonna die if we don’t do exactly what these scientists say. [emphasis in original]

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3 comments

  • Jwing

    What an absolute joke the Left has become.

    It was standard parlance that the only safe, non-contentious thing you could talk about was the weather. One never discussed politics or religion in mixed company, but the Left has managed to even politicize something as innocuous as the daily forecast. What was always a friendly conversation piece between strangers on line at the bank or grocery is now a political statement.

    It’s such a pity…Leftist are all about division and agitation and never about comity and open discussion.

  • Pzatchok

    They will blame anything on global human induced climate change.

    I say we take away ALL of their modern conveniences and see how they will fare.
    No modern fresh water and sewage system, no more industrial textiles like cloth, no more modern farming tools or techniques, no electricity or natural gas.

    They can live out in the wilds like the native Americans.

    That should save us about 20% or our energy needs worldwide.

  • The news here is that the mainstream media has over-hyped extreme weather, so people believe the weather is becoming more extreme, while the reality is otherwise.

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