The Anti-Humanism Behind Environmentalism

 

120016 04/21/2012

Progressives have had a hard time establishing a basis for their constant appeals to morality due to the constantly changing basis on which it stands. James Kalb (www.jimkalb.com) is author of “The Tyranny of Liberalism: Understanding and Overcoming Administered Freedom, Inquisitorial Tolerance, and Equality by Command.”

Despite the claim that we’re saving nature for future generations, there is a long-standing dark side to environmentalism, which breathes malevolent hostility towards humanity in general. This philosophy of anti-humanism was responsible for much of the genocide which took place in the 20th Century. Dr. Robert Zubrin, Ph.D., is author of “Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism.”

John’s boralogue describes why the Obama administration’s proposal for a “Buffet Rule” is a conversion from taxing income to taxing capital. This chokes efforts of businesses to expand and create jobs, and is the equivalent of being forced to eat one’s seed corn, leaving nothing to start the following year’s crop. We’ll demonstrate this by examining the disparity between Warren Buffet’s tax recommendations for you and me versus what he actually does.

 

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