Freeman Dyson climate heretic

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Re: Freeman Dyson climate heretic

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Is it the whole generation of scientific experts that's blind to obvious facts there Freeman, or you?

Just goes to show that even really smart people aren't immune to being dead wrong from time to time.
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Re: Freeman Dyson climate heretic

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sparks wrote:Is it the whole generation of scientific experts that's blind to obvious facts there Freeman, or you?

Just goes to show that even really smart people aren't immune to being dead wrong from time to time.
I think that is worth remembering.

Is there anything he said in that article that you disagree with?
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Re: Freeman Dyson climate heretic

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Rob Lister wrote:
sparks wrote:Is it the whole generation of scientific experts that's blind to obvious facts there Freeman, or you?

Just goes to show that even really smart people aren't immune to being dead wrong from time to time.
I think that is worth remembering.

Is there anything he said in that article that you disagree with?
Just the climate change denial shit.
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Re: Freeman Dyson climate heretic

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sparks wrote:
Rob Lister wrote:
sparks wrote:Is it the whole generation of scientific experts that's blind to obvious facts there Freeman, or you?

Just goes to show that even really smart people aren't immune to being dead wrong from time to time.
I think that is worth remembering.

Is there anything he said in that article that you disagree with?
Just the climate change denial shit.
I didn't see where he denied there was a change in climate. What he said was that our approach to dealing with that change was utterly wrong-headed.

Care to point to a specific?
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Re: Freeman Dyson climate heretic

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Where he says increased CO2 in the atmosphere does more good than harm.

Can't buy it unless/until he or someone else elaborates on that.
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Re: Freeman Dyson climate heretic

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sparks wrote:Where he says increased CO2 in the atmosphere does more good than harm.

Can't buy it unless/until he or someone else elaborates on that.
What evidence to the contrary. Have you done an accounting? Or do you just trust the accounting of those you say "are prone to be dead wrong" from time to time.

Which parts of what they say do you believe? All of it?

You're willing to disregard everything he says for one unsubstantiated statement. He has actually elucidated on that elsewhere, BTW.
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Re: Freeman Dyson climate heretic

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Good. Please show us all.
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Re: Freeman Dyson climate heretic

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Is this about Deflategate? :hyper:





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Re: Freeman Dyson climate heretic

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Rob Lister wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2015 9:08 pm
sparks wrote:Where he says increased CO2 in the atmosphere does more good than harm.

Can't buy it unless/until he or someone else elaborates on that.
What evidence to the contrary. Have you done an accounting? Or do you just trust the accounting of those you say "are prone to be dead wrong" from time to time.

Which parts of what they say do you believe? All of it?

You're willing to disregard everything he says for one unsubstantiated statement. He has actually elucidated on that elsewhere, BTW.
Freeman was actually right about almost every last thing, (no surprise there). The knee jerk reactions from "self proclaimed really smart people (who post online all the time)" about how wrong he was, that is just the priceless humor of the internet. A gift that keeps on giving.







































No kidding.





























Knee jerk shit post coming in a matter of hours.
























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