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"Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge? ... I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding" (Job chapters 38-41)
"all things were created by
him and for him: and He is before all things, and by him all things consist"
"While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease" (Genesis 8:21-22).
"And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new" (Revelation 21:1,5a).
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Household Recycling is State-Endorsed Slavery (05 July 2014)
"Recycling is authoritarian, demeaning and an unutterable waste of time, energy and money. No surprise, then, that the European Union is planning to force its vassal states to do much, much more of it..."
EU Regulation: Towards Zero Landfill (02 July 2014)
"[T]he gaff has been well and truly blown on the Commission's anti-landfill propaganda..."
The Great Recycling Myth (04 January 2014)
"My frail elderly mother has recently moved in with us in Epsom and in so doing has joined the 15 million people worldwide who spend their days sorting through rubbish. Mum, however, does not get paid $1 a day. She does it for nothing. This is because we now have five separate bins and every morning she and the other 10,000-plus members of Surrey's army of housewives sort through their rubbish to make sure it all goes into the right one..."
Recycling is Garbage (30 June 1996)
"As they put on plastic gloves for their first litter hunt, the third graders knew what to expect. They knew their garbage. It was part of their science curriculum at Bridges Elementary, a public [state] school on West 17th Street in Manhattan. They had learned the Three Rs - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle..."
"We should all want to be wise and careful stewards of the beautiful planet we call home. But most of us realise that humans in general are not being good stewards. We are wasteful with our natural resources and have reduced biodiversity. Therefore, when we read about groups and organisations calling for a 'green revolution' and a new relationship between humanity and nature it is easy to agree with their ideas. However, certain aspects of the modern green movement that is permeating every segment of our society are not about protecting the environment. You don't have to dig very deep to discover the true beliefs of the influential leaders who are using genuine concerns about the environment to promote an agenda of fear and control..."
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The Little Green Book of Eco-Fascism (2013)
"Do you believe we should bomb our economy back to the dark ages? Carpet our beautiful countryside with bat-chomping, bird-slicing eco-crucifixes? Indoctrinate our kids with scary North Korea-style propaganda nonsense in order to deal with the alleged perils of 'climate change'? Neither does [this author]..."
"If global warming isn't real then how come the ice caps are melting? Why would all the world's top scientists lie to us? What exactly is so wrong with biofuels, wind farms, carbon taxes, sustainability and preserving scarce resources for future generations? And what about Bangladesh, the drowning Maldives and all those endangered polar bears? [This author] has all the answers - and they're not the ones Al Gore would like you to hear. In Watermelons [this author] tells the shocking true story of how a handful of political activists, green campaigners and voodoo scientists engineered the world's biggest, most expensive and destructive outbreak of mass hysteria - one that threatens the very fabric of Western Civilisation. As the world stands on the brink of a new Great Depression, [this author's] message could not be more timely or urgent. In order to save our planet must we really surrender to the green movement's misanthropic tyranny? Or might there be a better way?"
The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World (2001)
"The idea for this book was born in a bookstore in Los Angeles in February 1997. I was standing leafing through Wired Magazine and read an interview with the American economist Julian Simon, from the University of Maryland. He maintained that much of our traditional knowledge about the environment is quite simply based on preconceptions and poor statistics. Our doomsday conceptions of the environment are not correct. He stressed that he only used official statistics, which everyone has access to and can use to check his claims. I was provoked. I'm an old left-wing Greenpeace member and had for a long time been concerned about environmental questions..."
"Recycling is a total waste of life."
"'I'm not against recycling...' we begin by saying. But then comes the massive 'but...'
"Why are so scared to admit it? Because, a bit like equality, communism and multiculturalism, recycling sounds like it really ought to work if only we all close our eyes and clench our tiny fists and wish hard enough. Being against recycling is like refusing to say 'I believe in fairies' in that audience-participation moment when you go to see Peter Pan. Do you really want to be the one responsible for the death of Tinkerbell?
"Well, killing Tinkerbell may be a bit of tragic collateral damage we're going to have to accept on this one. Here's the truth: recycling is just a ritual from of self-mortification designed to make bien-pensant guilt-trippers feel less bad about living in a capitalist system of abundance.
"Oh sure, there are a few things that are worth reclaiming from the trash and using again - steel, aluminium, copper, whatever - but the point about any efficient capitalist system is that that stuff gets taken care of anyway. You've seen the machine in Toy Story 3 that strips all the trash into its constituent parts, valuable metals from worthless plastic dinosaurs, glass from cowboy rag dolls. Well, since the movie came out, those machines have got even better. Why have they got better? Because where there's muck there's brass. That is, scrap metal has a value. Therefore, to whoever is prepared to invest in the capital outlay to harvest those riches most efficiently go the spoils.
"But, of course, that solution is way too sensible and effective and free market for the greenies who (thanks to their Agenda-21-style infiltration of local government) now make the rules for our waste disposal industry. Instead of letting capitalism take care of the problem, they've gone for something more akin to Maoism. Just as all Chinese were expected to give freely of their time to eradicate their daily quota of flies, rats, bourgeois capitalist running dog lackeys or whatever, so today in the supposedly free West we are expected to make daily obeisance to the green recycling god.
"We are now expected to sort our rubbish into as many as nine different colour-coded bins and bags. The system is not optional. If we refuse to play the game - or innocently forget to put the right colour-coded bin out on the right day or accidentally mix our rubbish - we are liable to a hefty fine or are denied our waste collection service (and never mind the fact that we've already paid for the service with our council taxes).
"Does the world see any significant environmental benefit from this slave labour? Hardly. Much of that painstakingly recycled waste ends up being shipped to the Far East, there to be re-sifted by hand by the much cheaper local labour or to end up where it should have gone in the first place - in landfill.
Research from the US suggests that it takes a typical household about forty-five minutes per week to recycle its rubbish. That works out, in the UK, at round about 18.2 million man hours expended every week dividing green glass from brown glass from cardboard from aluminium from paper from plastic - to no practical purpose whatsoever.
"Our precious time, it would seem, is the one ultimate scarce, non-renewable resource those greenies have no concern about squandering"
[James Delingpole, The Little Green Book of Eco-Fascism, pp.245-246].
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