Stop scaring our kids – the world is NOT about to end

Written by Carol Roth

6 things a parent to can do calm a scared child ...

Children today should be enjoying their youth. They arguably live in the greatest time ever, with unparalleled access to information, connectivity around the globe, advances in health care and tremendous opportunity. But instead of embracing optimism, the adults in their lives are filling them with fear.

In the last few weeks, from town halls on climate change to “climate justice” marches, I have seen scores of children – some teens, some squarely of elementary school-age – proclaim their anxiety about the world ending.

Depending on the source, children are being told that if we don’t act right now to solve one particular “crisis” or another, we will all be dead in anywhere from 18 months to 12 years. That’s not a message of hope and optimism that kids should be embracing.

While it is great for children to learn to be responsible global citizens and take care of our planet, there’s a positive and responsible way to communicate that.

I recall in my own childhood celebrating Earth Day, where we raised money to help plant more trees (something that actually helps the environment, by the way) and learned about recycling, all without having the living daylights scared out of us.

Adults can deliver the message of taking care of the planet and have an impact doing so with positive language and outcomes instead of nihilistic ones.

While I am not a psychologist (and I don’t play one on TV, either), I do believe that for kids, who are developing mentally, having this fear communicated to them during this critical time of their lives is abusive. Worse, it is done by parents, schools, the media and politicians alike. Everyone needs to immediately get a grip.

I remember when adults acted like adults instead of fear-mongers. Back in the 80s, when network television ran the nuclear war movie “The Day After,” there were warnings that it wasn’t appropriate for children and our parents wouldn’t let us watch it.

Now, the adults who are supposed to be shielding kids from unlikely doomsday scenarios are forcing those beliefs upon them and using the kids as political pawns.

It’s not just the climate change fear. I am not the first one to note that school shooter drills are also an unnecessary form of fear theater that does far more harm than good.

While any school shooting is one too many and more needs to be done to ensure school safety, planting the security threat in kids’ heads with practice drills surely creates needless trauma with no evidence of better outcomes.

Negativity is all around us, from mainstream media to social media. It’s not healthy for us to be constantly consuming a negative information diet, particularly when the general outlook for life is so robust. We need more gratitude towards the abundance, opportunities and advancements that surround us.

As an adult, if you want to mire yourself in pessimism, that’s your choice. But please, leave the kids out of it.

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Coalition endorses fascist cash ban bill—fight back!

Written by Craig Isherwood‚ National Secretary Citizens Electoral Council

The Liberal-National Coalition MPs and Senators in the government endorsed the $10,000 cash ban bill in their 17 September party-room meeting; it is now likely to be introduced into Parliament this week. Read below to see the political malfeasance of the Treasurer and the courage of those who are fighting this and the already implemented bail-in law.

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Bushfire Sense and Nonsense

Written by Viv Forbes

Flipboard: Dozens Of Dead Kangaroos Spotted On Australian ...

Bushfires are normal events in this season in tropical and sub-tropical latitudes of the southern hemisphere – in Australia, Africa and South America. Even Captain Cook noted many fires in Eastern Australia in 1770, long before the era of “global warming” hysteria.

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The Nazi Roots of Climate Change

Written by Dan Dagget

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democratic Congresswoman from New York’s 14th Congressional District (the Bronx and Queens), recently compared dealing with those who deny climate change and oppose her party’s measures to counter this “existential threat” to fighting the Nazis in WW II.

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Video:‘Vanishing Ice Most Likely All Natural!’

Written by Gregg Thompson

This is an excellent video that explains how each advance of ice through Earth’s history over the last few thousand years was in sync with very low solar activity that caused higher precipitation due to more cosmic ray showers entering the Earth’s atmosphere.

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Top Countries by Oil Production

Written by Posted by Judy Ryan

Thanks to the subscriber who sent this video. The content is a moving bar chart timescale of global oil production by the top ten countries. It is sad to see the disappearance of Venezuela.

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Is Epilepsy the connection between Greta Thunberg and Joan of Arc?

Written by Dr. Judy Ryan

Is epilepsy the shared condition between Greta Thunberg and Joan of Arc?  The sad truth is that when Greta passes her use-by date those fawning politicians  will abandon her, just as Charles VII and his advisers did to Joan of Arc. The propagandist media that praise Greta now will destroy her as they dissect her psychological deficiencies. She is a fragile child who will become the collatoral damage that occurs when ideology trumps science.

The link below shows what happened in the dark ages of the fourteenth century. Are we about to return to those times or are we already there?

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Lenox Air Conditioners: Colder Temperatures Causing Decline in Sales

Written by Martin Armstrong

Despite all the global warming advocates, the air conditioner manufacturer Lenox came in well below Wall Street’s expectations, which were based on the claims running around that have now reached the level of a religion.

Their earnings fell by about 9%. The CEO came out and made a statement with respect to sales decline:

Significantly cooler temperatures and higher precipitation across the United States adversely impacted the HVAC market in the second quarter, and especially in key Central regions where cooling degree days were down over 30% and precipitation was up over 60%.” 

More at www.armstrongeconomics.com

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The Global Climate Strike Is Coming: Be Prepared

Written by Dr Joel Glass

The Global Climate Strike is an orchestrated political power grab based on deploying and using children.

For this ‘strike’ to work, the alarmists continue their efforts to seize political power by pressuring “adults” to join the children.

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Putting recent hurricanes in perspective

Written by Provided by Don Anderson

 

Putting recent hurricanes in perspective …. in 1900, Galveston went from the 2nd richest city in the US to total obliteration in mere hours.

In what is still the deadliest hurricane in US history, from 27 August and 15 September, between 6,000-12,000 people died (the number most cited in official reports is 8,000).

Galveston 1900

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The good news is that tropical cyclones are showing a diminishing trend, according to the BoM:
Graph showing the number of severe and non-severe tropical cyclones from 1970-2017 which 
have occurred in the Australian region. Severe tropical cyclones are shown here as those with 
a minimum central pressure less than 970 hPa. 
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http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone/climatology/trends.shtml

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