02 Jan '12, 9pm

Occupy Protester: Humanity's “Existence Is Bad For the Planet”

An Occupy Orange County protester decries mankind’s existence : “Our very existence is bad for the planet .” “Another protester told” an interviewer “that human beings are parasites,” adding that “if you take humanity off this planet, the planet would explode with prosperity.” In May, a group of Nobel laureates and others gathered to put humanity on trial , to decide whether humanity had breached its relations with the planet. Representing “the planet” was none other than Obama science and technology advisor Mario Molina. Delegates to a U.N. climate change conference signed a petition to ban water , which the petition referred to using an obvious chemical name for water that anyone who has studied science or taken a chemistry course would logically recognize (as “dihydrogen monoxide”). The petition cited the fact that water can erode rock or metal over time. The Washington...

Full article: http://www.globalwarming.org/2012/01/02/occupy-protester-...

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treehugger.com 02 Jan '12, 8pm

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theecologist.org 03 Jan '12, 6pm

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thebaghagdiaries.com 03 Jan '12, 3am

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desmogblog.com 04 Jan '12, 1pm

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spectrum.ieee.org 01 Jan '12, 7am

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