Anorak News | MIT Man’s Carpet Burnt By Global Warming

MIT Man’s Carpet Burnt By Global Warming

by | 18th, June 2009

IN America, MIT physicist and global warming sceptic Richard Lindzen has experienced a globally warmed fire at his home:

In our recent house fire, an 18th century oriental rug was burnt, and we needed an appraisal of its value for our insurance. We were referred to a dealer, [name withheld], who agreed to do the appraisal.

He called a restorer. But Gaia cannot be repaired. Fire, brimstone and cherry burns on the heads and rugs of the heathen.

The believer objected:

I am sorry to inform you that after some consideration, I’ve decided not to perform the appraisal service that you’ve requested. Your writing on the subject of global warming is offensive to me personally, and I feel that I would have difficulty being an impartial appraiser of value given my view on the subject.

It’s religious intolerance. Intolerance will not be tolerated!

Spotter: Mark Steyn, via Kathy Shaidle

Posted: 18th, June 2009 | In: Reviews Comment | TrackBack | Permalink