Many are the people who’ve observed that environmentalism is more a religious than a scientific phenomenon. For evidence of the accuracy of this observation, see this call, in Time, to make Earth Day a religious holiday. (HT: Phil Magness who, on his Facebook page, comments “Yes, please do this. I want the ability to invoke the 1st amendment’s establishment clause as a basis for noncompliance with any and all of the enviro-fanatic religion’s regulatory edicts.”)
How To Blow Up a Pipeline is an effective film in more ways than one. Not only is it a tense, terse, small-budget heist-style thriller, more indebted to Reservoir Dogs than An Inconvenient Truth, it’s also a subtle—if entirely unintended—indictment of the climate movement’s violent fringe activists.
Honestly, for the last three years the entire COVID discussion has just been lockdown supporters doing every mental gymnastic imaginable to keep from admitting to themselves that they supported totalitarianism. It’s more like psychotherapy than science.