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Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Lileks Takes On the Antihumanists

The anti-human element in the environmentalist movement was on full display last week when Jonathon Porritt, Chairman of Britain's Sustainable Development Commission, urged the government to adopt policies promoting abortion and contraception as a way of addressing environmental concerns.

You see, for environmentalists, people are the basic problem.

James Lileks takes on this despicable nonsense in his latest screedblog.

[C]hildren, to some, are not bundles of joys, but bundles of sticks whose inevitable combustion harms the planet. It doesn’t matter whether reducing the population might deprive the world of another Mozart or a scientist who can cure cancer; the latter would just mean people living longer and going more harm....
Lileks..., nobody does it better.

Read it here.