Banner
Dr. Oz: A Mea Culpa Or Finally Aware?

On today's "Dr. Oz" television show, Dr. Mehmet Oz finally addressed what has worried some and...

Magic Rocks: Wellness Approach Cures Brain Cancer - If You Never Had Brain Cancer

23-year-old "wellness" guru Belle Gibson claimed in spring 2013 to have cured her terminal brain...

Ecomodernist Manifesto - Environmentalism For The 21st Century

When a sustainability advocate leaves the intellectual playground of academia and starts trying...

If Everyone Brings Potato Salad To The STEM Picnic, It's A Terrible Picnic

A new analysis of the "sub-workforces" population in the National Science Board's Science...

User picture.
picture for Tommaso Dorigopicture for Robert H Olleypicture for Norm Bensonpicture for Alex Alanizpicture for Mi Cropicture for Josh Bloom
Hank CampbellRSS Feed of this column.

I'm the founder of Science 2.0®.

A wise man once said Darwin had the greatest idea anyone ever had. Others may prefer Newton or Archimedes. Probably no one ever said the WWW or Science... Read More »

Blogroll
A holistic medicine guru had a sucker customer patient with a pesky issue that couldn't be solved with the usual alternative and complementary medicine routine - eliminating gluten or adding whatever Miracle Vegetable is in the New York Times this week or "testing" for some non-specific autoimmune disease...Vitamin D levels all the rage for the last two years and will be until a few supplement salespeople poison someone so that was asked about also.
This past weekend, 2 billion Christians celebrated Easter, when Jesus was a martyr for the sins of man. The weekend before that, environmentalists celebrated ignorance, poverty, and backwardness under the name Earth Hour, and they wondered why more people did not help them crash the grid to save the world.

There is one big reason.

Religion has no small amount of fear and blame and, if you are Catholic, some guilt. Environmentalism has those also yet they don't have 5 billion members the way religion does because they lack the one important thing: Religion offers salvation along with the guilt.
If you are a star gazer, you just got to see a Blood Moon eclipse and if you were thinking that also happened a short while ago, you are not wrong. The latest Blood Moon eclipse is part of a series of four that started on April 14th-15th, 2014 and then again October 7th-8th.

It's not always easy getting people mobilized about the climate. I can't think of a single environmental or pollution issue in the last 40 years where someone did not say a new policy would kill their business.