The insurrection at the Capitol was part of a larger fight against facts.

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Pro-Trump crowd under a cloud of tear gas outside the Capitol, January 6 2021. Tyler Merbler from USA, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

“Facts are stubborn things.” — John Adams (1735 to 1826)

“The current, best available science is not opinions — it’s facts.” — Greta Thunberg September 2019


Diverse living worlds may be bad news for would-be galaxy colonists

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The Dragonfly probe is scheduled to reach Titan in 2036 and look for evidence of life there. (NASA graphic)


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Earth’s sister planet robed in her clouds. Hell or habitat? (NASA photo)


And which other worlds could have done the same. Looks like answers are emerging.

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Artist’s impression of Earth in Archean Eon, 4 to 2.5 billion years ago, by Tim Bertelink. Via Wikimedia Commons


The technophobic narrative of “Planet of the Humans”

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Rooftop solar panels, Estany Llong, Catalonia. Photo by Josep Borrut (via Wikimedia Commons)


A lot of people enjoy air travel. But it not only raises CO2 levels, it also helps viruses get around…

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Boarding a United Airlines plane at Owen Roberts International Airport, Cayman Islands, June 2011. (Source: Lhb1239 / CC BY-SA )


Because of older climate complacency. And because history didn’t end.

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Climate strikers in the Domain, Sydney, September 20, 2019. (Source: School Strike / CC BY)


It’s an old theory with evidence piling up in its favour. Is it bad news or good?

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Australopithecine skull, known as “Mrs Pies”. Transvaal Museum. Wikimedia Commons.


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“À Versailles, À Versailles” (“To Versailles, To Versailles”) Engraving published 1789. (Via Wikimedia)
  • Suspicius: I know climate change is a serious problem for the world. But I have serious questions about how Greta Thunberg’s climate revolution may affect people of faith.
  • Nerdicus: I’ve been looking for answers to those questions, and was lucky enough to find some. I’m going to provide links so you can check whether what I’m saying is right.


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Colin Robinson

Someone who likes sharing factual information and fragments of the big picture

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