Wednesday, September 19, 2007

A Humane Skepticism

Astrophysicist Sallie Ballunis (Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) reminds us of exactly what happened the last time political authority was absolutely certain that it knew the cause of climate change, and tried to do something about it.

Beware those who believe they have rid themselves of all superstitions, for that is the most dangerous superstition of them all.

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