'Children are encouraged to express what they feel when it comes to understand the world around them. For example; climate change feels bad because humans are destroying the planet. Capitalism feels bad because we are exploiting the poor. Masculinity feels bad because males oppress women. Environmentalism feels good because we are saving the planet. Socialism feels great because we take care of the poor in society. Feminism feels wonderful because girls are empowered against male oppression. The method of teaching students to “feel” (i.e. perception from senses) instead of to “think” (i.e. conception from judgement) is the problem with education. It is the reason why Johnny can’t think. '

S G Geah, 2019 https://medium.com/@s.g.cheah/civility-on-the-decline-a-crisis-in-free-speech-and-violence-d104e6939757

Friday, 23 March 2018

Three Cheers for 'Human Achievement Hour'

The disgraceful panic over rising CO2 levels has led to many harms, not least to the mental well-being of children, and the physical well-being of just about everyone.  The jejune 'Earth Hour' is but one manifestation of the rot that has spread into many groups, organisations, and even governments.

Celebrate 'Human Achievement Hour' instead:   https://cei.org/humanachievementhour

Or, how about 'Energy Hour':  https://climatelessons.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/earth-hour-is-phoney-energy-hour-is.html

And the 'must-read':   https://climatelessons.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/i-abhor-earth-hour-abundant-cheap.html

Note added 24 March.  Jo Nova calls for  'Power Hour':   http://joannenova.com.au/2018/03/fight-the-forces-of-darkness-celebrate-powerhour-tonight/
'It’s your chance to show your commitment to fighting the forces of darkness.'
Note added 25 March.  Mark Morano's site provides more links to sensible responses to the 'Earth Hour' lunacy:  http://www.climatedepot.com/2018/03/24/star-treks-william-shatner-promotes-earth-hour-darkness-but-he-is-rebuked-by-forces-of-light/