Skip to comments.Truth Under Fire [Libs Lie Again on Forest Fires]
Posted on 07/11/2002 1:28:56 AM PDT by The RavenEdited on 04/22/2004 11:46:46 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
Last month, environmental groups across the country hollered like banshees when politicians and local communities began taking them to task for the massive wildfires that are today gutting the West. The crescendo came when Arizona's Gov. Jane Dee Hull, watching half a million acres of her state go up in smoke, flatly blamed greenies for obstructing work to clean up national forests. She was talking about the never-ending stream of appeals and lawsuits they file to halt thinning, road building and firebreaks.
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Nicer to see them admit it once in a while
Not only is it in their eyes a sign of weakness to admit their own errors, it is to demonstrate a demarcation point wherein an observer can delineate that the person does in fact have honor and integrity to act honestly.
The importance of that is overwhelming. Once a person has shown that degree of maturity -- that degree of honesty and integrity -- it is expected that they will continue to demonstrate a similar high degree of that character trait.
Thus, it is not a one time event of showing weakness they most fear, rather, it is an ongoing condition of honest charter development that they fear the observer will hold them to.
You see, they know how often they intentionally deceive and to demonstrate the honest character of freely admitting one's own error would thwart their future deceptions. ...They would be called to the matt -- their feet held to the fire -- to again demonstrate mature character development to acknowledge/admit their error. For the alternative is far more destabilizing to their authority (which is really just their self-proclaimed authority). That would be for them to defend their argument, to defend an argument that is indefensible. So they avoid at all cost demonstrating a mature character trait that the vast majority of adults take for granted in themselves.
Also, a person over time can admit to only so many errors before they become discredited. Admitting errors and position oneself as "everyone makes errors" only goes as far as people make a few errors, not several errors in their field of expertise. So that can't take that route either.
In effect, they chose to pigeon hole themselves into continued irrationality that leads to deceptions and dishonesty. All in effort to support their "authority" status. Which again is merely their self-proclaimed authority status.
Bottom line, they have sullen self-esteem and envy others that have earned their self-esteem based on rational, honest and mature charter development. Those positive charter traits are the properties of the value creator -- the workers of the world that create the goods and services that increase the well-being, health and prosperity of self, others and society. They hold real and valid power. They create the sustenance for enhancing human life. They are the envy of self-proclaimed authorities.
The above identifications are wider in scope than to include just bogus environmentalist. It encompasses all self-proclaimed authorities and especially politicians and bureaucrats with their supporting/complicit media and academia "authorities".
Thank you. I needed a "sounding board" to collect my thoughts in forming a somewhat complex psychological structure to deliver a coherent message deconstructing an unfortunate and unnecessary everyday occurrence -- self-proclaimed authorities harming or destroying honest value creators and their work.
I hope you're wrong. If you're right we are in deep kimchee.
Think I'll skip that Playboy issue. I don't like my women with hair on their legs and under their arms!
Our entire National Park Dept. works under UN guidlines. Agenda 21 is a UN guidline. Bio-diversity is a UN guided program. Any program with the name Heritage in it is UN guided. Our US Forestry Service is working under UN guidlines. Our INS is following UN guidlines. The Army Corp of Engineers has been following their guidlines for so long I can't stand it. EPA, ESA are both agencies strictly following UN rules.
Just look at the different Agencies or Departments in your own local community and I'll bet 3/4 of the employees are working under UN guidlines and DON'T EVEN KNOW IT!
If they were all required to wear a UN patch, I'll bet it would be 250,000 people.
I went to their website. They claim to have 700,000 members and donations are not tax deductible. I still suspect there may be government study grants somewhere in the largess.
. . .I'll buy that :^)
. . . wonder how how much gas they use as they crisscross the country in their old vans. . .less than a new SUV?