davecole wrote:Atomic Kitten wrote:davecole wrote:...
I look at it from a risk management perspective. In the absence of a proof either way, even if there is a only a 10% chance that the scientists are right and it is human activity that is causing the temperature change then we should do something about it.
Classic "you should believe in God" argument right there.
Classic specious argument right there. Can you please provide a reference to the peer reviewed scientific papers containing evidence and theories for the existence of God?
Right after you provide references to the peer reviewed scientific papers containing evidence for 1 second being "the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the caesium 133 atom."
You seem to believe something because it's peer-reviewed etc, etc, which is all well and good. But you are believing a theory. You probably have 0 knoweldge in the field of the theory, but you just accept it, on someone's say so. To me, that looks exactly the same as faith. Like believing a second is not 9,192,631,771 periods, no, but exactly 9,192,631,770.
I have a different belief - and that is that humans only have theories, they do not have complete knowledge, they make mistakes, they are corruptible, they get proven wrong.
Ice ages happened, for no apparent human reason, many times (according to scientists). Dinosaurs disappeared, for no apparent reason - probably without human intervention.
You are coming across like a religious person who will not take "no" for an answer - that's why I played the God card. If someone does not believe, you are just gonna have to accept that.
I do not believe.