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Haiti: Danny Glover Choses Gaia Over Pat Robertson’s God And The Devil

by | 15th, January 2010

THOUSANDS of lives have ended in the Haiti eathquake. The media is thinking of a number of dead, and doubling it. In “Haiti: Global Warming And The Devil”, Pat Robertson looks a land cursed. God has chosen his victims. But Danny Glover says it’s not God – it’s Gaia. 

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Says Glover: “When we see what we did at the climate summit in Copenhagen, this is the response, this is what happens, you know what I’m sayin’?”

Says Brendan O’Neil:

Many are slating his stupidity and backwardness. Yet his real mistake, it seems, was to deploy religious language, rather than pseudo-scientific language, to make his poisonous point. Because today, moralising natural disasters, personifying them, imbuing them with sentience and purpose and vengeance, is a popular pursuit amongst secularists, commentators and climate-change alarmists, for whom everything from flooding to almighty gusts of wind reveals the ‘connections between our unsustainable lifestyles and climate change’.

Here’s Glover:

One thing we can all agree on: if you want to know about anything, ask a celebrity…



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