Skip to comments.US college professor demands imprisonment for climate-change deniers
Posted on 03/17/2014 11:57:35 AM PDT by Rusty0604
An assistant philosophy professor at Rochester Institute of Technology wants to send people who disagree with him about global warming to jail.
The professor is Lawrence Torcello. Last week, he published a 900-word-plus essay at an academic website called The Conversation.
Torcello, who has a Ph.D. from the University at Buffalo, explains that there are times when criminal negligence and science misinformation must be linked. The threat of climate change, he says, is one of those times.
Throughout the piece, he refers to the bizarre political aftermath of an earthquake in LAquila, Italy, which saw six scientists imprisoned for six years each because they failed to clearly communicate risks to the public about living in an earthquake zone.
Torcello says that people are already dying because of global warming. Nonetheless, climate denial remains a serious deterrent against meaningful political action in the very countries most responsible for the crisis.
As such, Torcello wants governments to make the funding of climate denial a crime.
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Seeing their cash cow biting the dust, these people are going crazy.
How dare we blaspheme their “gospel?” All us heretics should be burned at the stake.
Why jail the climate deniers? Why not just shoot them? Or gas them? So what if burning their bodies releases CO2? It’s all for the cause, you know.
Leftism leads first to the gulag—thence to the ovens.
Hang on to your guns—lock and load boys and girls. You’re gonna need them.
Lock me up!
I like that the libtards are showing their true colors now...
In Pre-internet and FOX news days they would have gone totally un-questioned, and they are not liking it one bit.
not much of a conversation now is it.
The left is fascist and it is clearer by the day
You must respect philosophers as you would plumbers beacuse neither theories nor pipes hold water. However, Plumbers at least remove the scat.
How about we place Philosophy professors who claim to be experts in climate change in a dunk tank and let students lob baseballs at them?
Torcello needs to say what he really WANTS to say,,,”tattoos on the arms” of those who disagree with his position.
Do we need to Freep the school he teaches at?
Actually, it is the scammers who should be jailed and fined.
I don’t remember what they used to do to those that denied the world was flat.
That word he keeps using, negligence. I do not think it means what he thinks it means.
Such a conspiracy might be many things, some of them immoral and/or illegal, but negligence would not be one of them.
Wasn’t Copernicus also imprisoned for his beliefs?
In the latest U.S. News rankings, Rochester Institute of Technology (annual cost of attendance: $45,602) comes in as the seventh-ranked university in the North region, two spots ahead of the University of Scranton. The Upstate New York school is notable for its focus on engineering and business as well as an unsightly, windswept campus.
No. He withheld publication until after his death, IIRC.
Excuse me professor but tell me, what caused the end of the last six ice ages? What is the “correct” temperature of the earth and how do you know? Also, why is warmer worse?
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