[Ads-l] warmist and infallibility

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Dec 31 03:05:14 UTC 2014


At 12/30/2014 09:48 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>On Dec 30, 2014, at 9:34 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>
> > "Warmist" seems to be constructed on the same (rare, I think 
> somebody argued earlier) principles as "neatist" -- from an 
> adjective rather than a noun and as a characterization of believers 
> (in warming, in neatness) by disbelievers (deniers that global warning
>
>Maybe that's the problem with "global warming"; sounds too much like 
>"global warning", just a bunch of nannies scolding us.  Hence the 
>shift to "climate change"?  Apparently the Pope will be coming out 
>as a warmist or changist nanny himself in a big way, with many 
>already preparing their well-thought-out responses (he's a dupe of 
>Big Meteorology, he fell for the hoax, etc.).

As a commenter on another list said:
http://wp.patheos.com.s3.amazonaws.com/blogs/unreasonablefaith/files/2012/08/Bellarmine-To-assert-that-the-earth-revolves-around-the-sun-is-as-erroneous-as-to-claim-that-Jesus-was-not-born-of-a-virgin-600x304.jpg

Joel


>LH
>
> > is anthropogenic, deniers that neatness is next to God).
> >
> > Joel
> >
> > At 12/30/2014 08:46 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
> >
> >> Well, it's not as old and stale as ten-year-old "warmist," at least,
> >> another new-to-me word likewise encountered for the first time only today.

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