Coal power is the leading source carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. CO2 is the leading cause of climate change. Once airborne, the man made filth sticks around for 2 to 20 centuries. In addition, coal power is "a leading cause of smog, acid rain, and toxic air pollution."
All that makes us sick reflected in a an annual health care price tag of $333 to $500 billion in costs for heart and lung diseases, for example. Tens of thousands die from those diseases eery year.
(Washington, DC 1/17) The nation's capital hosted over 40,000 citizens assembled to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. The crowd urged President Obama to bring to reality his lofty words on climate change in the inaugural address just days ago. By stopping the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, the president would deal a blow to the rogue energy companies who, by their actions, are ready to sacrifice everything to transport oil from Alberta, Canada's tar sands, across the United States, for refinement in Houston, Texas and shipment to China.
The broader concern of the gathered citizens and march sponsors, 350.org, and the Sierra Club, represents the existential issue of our time. We need to get very real, very soon on the manifest threat to the earth's climate posed by fossil fuels and the threat to the human species embodied by insane ventures like the Canadian tar sands project. The verdict of science is clear. As leading climate scientist James E. Hansen said, the full exploitation of tar sands oil and use by China, or any nation, is "game over for the climate."
By Robert Singer
The Bible is the most widely read book in history. The Book is either biblical disinformation, or the words of a jealous, sadistic, omniscient deity. Regardless of what you believe about the book, it needs to be studied because the Bible shaped the dispositions and beliefs of most of humanity. 
All or part of the Bible has been translated into more than 1,200 languages, and every year more copies of the Bible are sold than any other single book.
Whoever wrote the Bible understood "the science of historical motivation," (i.e., psychohistory – the study of psychology and history) and the principle of methodological individualism (Broadbeck; Danto; Mandelbaum).
Methodological individualism is the theory that "the ultimate constituents of the social world are individual people. Every complex situation, institution, or event is the result of a particular configuration and the interactions of groups - nations, political parties, gangs or tribes of individuals, their dispositions and beliefs, and physical resources and environments" (Danto, 267).
One does not have to be a scholar nor historian to realize the Bible cannot be the words of a benevolent, loving Judeo-Christian [monotheistic] God.
If you were God, would you admit to writing a book so full of sadism, contradictions and unmitigated nonsense?
An omnipresent, omnipotent, omniscient higher power wouldn’t write a book that resulted in mass confusion. Today there are 330,000 churches and 38,000 denominations in the U.S. alone, arguing about what was lost in the English translation of the Bible. 
Christians, especially the Evangelicals, believe the Bible is prophetic. God’s prophets allegedly are accurate 100 percent of the time when they claim specific events foretell the future, sometimes centuries, before they occur. However, the 2,000 prophecies that allegedly have been fulfilled to the letter without any errors cannot be verified, and that is before a discussion of how carbon dating cannot prove when the Bible was actually written.
The “other” God
While I am positive God didn’t write the book, Satan, God’s adversary, might just be the one behind the disinformation in the Bible. [Appendix A]
Believers will admit that Satan rules the world through deception and sin [Rev 12:9], but suggesting that Satan wrote the Bible as an ingenious way to deceive the masses gives Christians a case of religious Cognitive Dissonance (CD). CD is the discomfort felt at the discrepancy between what you believe is true and new information or interpretation that contradicts the foundation of Christian religion. Christians aren’t ready to admit they were “had” or “conned” into believing God wrote the book when in fact it is more likely that it was written by Satan.
The fear inspired by Satan's Big Lie (about going to Hell if you don't believe) would cause good people to actually defend Satan's own writings! They would start a huge intellectual effort called "Christian apologetics," devoted to explaining why, in spite of the glaring errors, contradictions and immorality in Satan's Bible, it was actually all true, and was in fact the word of Satan's arch-rival, God. This would be Satan's ultimate achievement, that the humans that God created would actually turn against God and defend Satan's Bible! [Excerpt from Was the Bible Written by Satan? by Craig A. James]
Click here to read 100 questions that believers refuse to answer about Satan.
Satan is fast and supernatural
Satan isn’t omnipresent, omnipotent or omniscient, but the Bible says he is so fast that he often appears to be in more than one place at the same time. Satan uses his supernatural mind and knowledge of mankind to predict human behavior in order to manifest a satanic plan.
Yes, the Bible says he won’t succeed, and he, the beast and the false prophet, are going into the lake of burning sulfur to be tormented day and night — forever. What else would he write to keep the ignorant masses [useless eaters] from ever finding out his diabolical plan?
Pretend for a moment you are living in the first century and are working for Satan. Satan believes Mother-Earth (Gaea) is sentient and wants to hurt her. Your job is to find a way to get humans to weaken Gaea with environmental damage and pollution.
Here is what you would do:
By Robert Singer
Why are we born and what are we doing here?
Are we all mindless beings, mere products of chance born to consume, grind out a living chasing fulfillment in "things and then die?" 
Monotheism teaches that Man’s purpose is to worship a Jealous God, die a natural death and then off to Heaven or Hell. Man can do whatever he likes while he is here on earth and still go to heaven as long as he accepts the free gift of Salvation when God’s son was crucified on the cross.
By Rady Ananda
Washington's Blog posted some info last August confirming that the US federal government has long known of the link between fracking and earthquakes, as well as the link between deep well fluids contaminating shallow drinking wells. As more info keeps coming out, this collection should serve as a handy resource for those confronting (or occupying) well sites or state regulatory agencies.
By Rady Ananda
On Dec. 6, New York’s Suffolk County government will hold a public hearing on a proposal to ban aerial spraying of aluminum oxide, barium, sulfur, and other salts into the air over the county without first filing an Environmental Impact Statement with and receiving approval from the county’s Dept of Health Services, Div. of Environmental Quality.
Exempted from the proposed ban are aerosol spraying operations for agriculture, and for disease vector control operations.
By Rady Ananda
"Stage Two" of the BP Gulf of Mexico Environmental Disaster
Since BP’s catastrophic Macondo Blowout in the Gulf of Mexico last year, the Obama Administration has granted nearly 300 new drilling permits  and shirked plans to plug 3,600 of more than 28,000 abandoned wells, which pose significant threats to the severely damaged sea.
Among those granted new permits for drilling in the Gulf, on Friday Obama granted BP permission to explore for oil in the Gulf, allowing it to bid on new leases that will be sold at auction in December. [Image]
By Rady Ananda
From what makes an effective resister to effective resistance strategies, in Deep Green Resistance, Aric McBay, Lierre Keith and Derrick Jensen lay out the reasons for and methods of bringing down industrial civilization. The goal is saving the biosphere, and with it, Homo sapiens.
In Endgame, a two-volume tome that everyone should read, Jensen writes, “Bringing down civilization means depriving the rich of their ability to steal from the poor, and it means depriving the powerful of their ability to destroy the planet.” He backs this up with his Twenty Premises.
DGR agrees: “It means thoroughly destroying the political, social, physical, and technological infrastructure that not only permits the rich to steal and the powerful to destroy, but rewards them for doing so.”
Until April 5, 2013 the 1984 American science fiction-horror film, directed by John Carpenter could be streamed or downloaded from a number of websites. They Live (Full movie) was in the playlist below created by Buddy Huggins.
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