Sunday, 28 December 2008

A theory that explains everything explains nothing

I have been a little ticked at the number of times global warming is mentioned in connection with particular events when there is no association even reasoned. I guess, instead, I should be amused at the foolishness of men, except their political aspirations are too great and intentioned policies too invasive.

The associations of events with (non-existent) global warming remind me of the evolutionists just-so stories, people passing off their fantasies as fact. The concept that completely-fictional-stories-that-people-imagine-could-have-possibly-happened is even remotely representative of proper scientific investigation is ridiculous.

The claim that global warming is causing any current crisis is also ridiculous. The concern is future warming (albeit the near future). There has been no significant warming effect that one can currently blame CO2 for, and it looks like there may have been some cooling over the last few years.

John Brignell has compiled a list of all the things attributed to global warming, from acne to yellow fever. His list includes contradictory examples such as more and less hurricanes, more and less coral growth, warming and cooling, more and less maple syrup. (Some of the links are not effects, rather actions that people have advocated to halt global warming).

Now a cause can have more than one effect and even opposite effects depending on the conditions, but when a cause is claimed to result in every possible event it cannot true—based on the Law of Non Contradiction. A theory that explains everything really explains nothing. It is not predictive and it is not falsifiable. If global warming is claimed to cause everything how can it possibly be disproved?

4 comments:

  1. During the 1970's it was man made CO2 that would end civilization by ushering in a new ice age. After that, it was changed to the idea that man made CO2 was creating a "greenhouse effect" that is heating the planet.

    Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth" warned us of the latter.

    The motion picture "The Day After Tomorrow" warns of the former.

    It's called covering your bases.

    Orwell called it "double think".

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  2. Hi DD. I agree about the predicted global cooling in the 1970s. I am not certain that the concern was due to CO2, rather other actions of man related to industry (like particulates?). CO2 became an issue in the 1980s.

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  3. Yeah I agree , It is all like Jesse James getting blamed for all criminal activity back in his day , or now a days " Bush did it, Its all his fault , Global warming too . He did it

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  4. Learn whence-whither is everything...

    On The Essence And Matrix Of The Universe-Life
    The following three sentences are the shortest data-based TOE…seriously.

    Natural Selection/ Self Replication/ Gravity

    - Self-replication is the ultimate mode of natural selection is the essence and drive and purpose of the universe. Period.
    - The pre-Big-Bang singularity is the ultimate self-replication of the cycling mass-energy universe. Period.
    - Earth’s RNA nucleotides life is just one of the myriad modes of self-replication.

    Dov Henis (comments from 22nd century)
    http://universe-life.com/
    http://universe-life.com/2012/11/14/701/
    -The 20yrs development, and comprehensive data-based scientism worldview, in a succinct format.
    -The Genome is a base organism evolved, and continuously modified, by the genes of its higher organism as their functional template.
    - Everything in the universe derives from mass-energy duality, from the universe cycle between the two poles all-mass-all energy.
    - The Origin Of Gravitons is the ONLY thing unknown-unexplained in the Scientism Universe.

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