Human Exceptionalism

David Suzuki’s War on Humans

David Suzuki is a rock star in environmental advocacy and global warming hysteria. Thus, we should not be surprised that he hysterically channeled his inner authoritarian, proposing that climate change skeptic government officials be jailed en masse for a (non-existent) crime he calls “willful blindness:

In saner times David Suzuki would be laughed out of town. But he has spent decades spouting from the politically correct side of global warming hysteria and Green anti-humanism. So, instead, he is a five star general in the War on Humans.

Wesley J. Smith — Wesley J. Smith is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism.

Most Popular

PC Culture

Intellectual Refusniks and Renegades

Two weeks ago, philosopher and neuroscientist Sam Harris had Ezra Klein, who is Vox’s editor in chief, on his podcast, Waking Up. The topic: Klein’s website had labeled Harris a participant in “pseudoscientific racialist speculation” because Harris had had the temerity to host social scientist Charles ... Read More
Elections

The Misanthropic Mrs. Clinton

A curious dualism emerges in New York Times reporter Amy Chozick’s book Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling. As I noted yesterday, Chozick makes it clear that she was rooting for Clinton. But she also thinks Clinton hates her. Chozick shouldn’t take things ... Read More
PC Culture

Revolution and Worse to Come

On the domestic and foreign fronts, the Trump administration has prompted economic growth and restored U.S. deterrence. Polls show increased consumer confidence, and in some, Trump himself has gained ground. Yet good news is bad news to the Resistance and its strange continued efforts to stop an elected president ... Read More
World

The Prosecution of Count Dankula

The problem with defending free speech is that you never get to defend it on exactly the territory you hoped for. Of course, one keeps one’s fingers crossed that the next defense of free speech will be mounted against an attempt to ban Areopagitica or burn all extant copies of A la recherché du temps perdu. ... Read More