Skip to comments.'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention
Posted on 04/26/2018 6:18:16 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong it.
Were doomed, says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in. The outcome is death, and its the end of most life on the planet because were so dependent on the burning of fossil fuels. There are no means of reversing the process which is melting the polar ice caps. And very few appear to be prepared to say so.
Hillman, an 86-year-old social scientist and senior fellow emeritus of the Policy Studies Institute, does say so. His bleak forecast of the consequence of runaway climate change, he says without fanfare, is his last will and testament.
Can civilisation prolong its life until the end of this century? It depends on what we are prepared to do. He fears it will be a long time before we take proportionate action to stop climatic calamity. Standing in the way is capitalism. Can you imagine the global airline industry being dismantled when hundreds of new runways are being built right now all over the world? Its almost as if were deliberately attempting to defy nature. Were doing the reverse of what we should be doing, with everybodys silent acquiescence, and nobodys batting an eyelid.
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You’re 86, Mayer. I don’t think you have to worry about it.
You’re doomed insomuch as your junk science is being disproved and will continue to be disproved in the coming years. It’s going to become evident that the sun plays a much bigger role in global climate than anything man can ever do.
Besides, you’d think with all of this talk about catastrophe that they’d be advocates for the space programs, but instead most of them want to increase social welfare programs. Liberalism is a mental disorder.
At least he drops the pretense the problem is capitalism.
Just like Al Gore, another fake scientist.
Irrelevant AND washed-up is no way to finish one's career...
This guy is a social scientist. Almost by definition, he is a very leftist individual.
Wake me up when a large group of highly educated and respected climatologists who are not on the receiving end of government or other biased funding, and who are armed with rims of actual facts (not massaged to reach a particular result) comes
to the conclusion that “we are doomed.”
Well... can’t live forever.
Well, he is a social scientist, so it is practically a given.
A “Social Scientest” no les well that settles it/s
Reams, not rims.
Reams, not rims.
So were not all inevitably going to die because of old age but were doomed because of climate change?
So if we throw billions of dollars at climate change , does that mean we will all live forever?
News flash, putz: The endgame of life is death. No one escapes it.
Social scientist? Absolutely useless. Another made up curriculum for stupid, lazy people to excel. He’s as much a scientist as “Dr” ruth is an expert... in anything.
In spite of the Climate nonsense. Death is coming to all anyway at some time.
Did he say we defy nature? We are PART of nature. How can we defy it? That just makes no sense.
In 4 billion years, give or take a half billion, the Sun will transition to its Red Giant stage, expanding in size all the way out to the orbit of Mars, incinerating everything inside that limit; Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars will all be vaporized to become stardust once again.....................
What does a “social scientist” know about actual science?
Our expiration date is issued the day we are born. It is how we live beteen the two dstes that really matter.