The late author, Michael Crichton was taken from us all far too soon, and the whole world suffers for it at least a little bit. Michael was one of the greatest thinkers of this century, not just unafraid to break consensus, but willing to call out consensus for what it is, a dirty political trick.
I have long been a fan of his work, with movies like Jurassic Park hitting theatres when I was still a boy, and full of imagination. As technological advancement continued at rates that are increasing exponentially, it didn’t take very long at all for the story too seem far fetched. If it ever did in the first place.
I came across a series of essay’s written by Mr Crichton, and felt I needed to help bring them back into the public consciousness in whatever way I could. Now more than ever, we are in need to independent minds that are critical thinkers, and capable of helping steer our world the right direction. In time, I have grown to appreciate these particular contributions to our world, this series of essays, more than all of his writing, and work on shows and movies combined. I can only hope that I came close to doing it justice.
Climate Change. An existential threat, or the greatest hoax of all time?
16 years later down the road, Michael Crichton’s series of essays feel way ahead of their time, almost prophetic. He was not the first skeptic, and many more have come since, but few have been able to tear it to shreds so eloquently like he is capable.
I had previously never heard anybody compare environmentalism to religion, and that was a very interesting and apt comparison. The more you let that sink it, and roll over in your mind, the more it becomes accurate in describing the paranoia, frenzy, and righteous indignation you see from some members of the public. And, just like with any group of fundamentalists, the one’s you can reason with are very few, very far between, and likely not even willing to engage if any of their friends are around.
Crichton never directly mentions a conspiracy, and never ties it back through Maurice Strong, the Rockefeller Family, Bildeburg group, and the globalists that use their wealth to influence events around the world. But, one gets the feeling he actually was very aware, and failed to mention those things to,
a) Maintain his credibility.
b) Avoid having his essay’s get buried somewhere by keeping it on the right side of the line that it might get some play, somehwere.
c) Inspire others to take up the cause, which works better from a position that isn’t viewed as extreme.
As he is now the late Michael Crichton, one can only speculate, but to call out the environmental movement in such a way back in 2003 puts him very much ahead of his time. Perhaps everyone was just a bit more skeptical back then, not having been indoctrinated in school quite the same as they do it to us today, but it took me an additional decade and a half before I realized my belief in climate changing was programming. I had Malthusian views of the world, and didn’t even really understand how or why, or that it was also programming. I traced it back to a Grade 5 teacher I had, and still remember being taught those lessons at a young age. That along with every Disney movie ever made, various other Hollywood programming, and the media blasting lies, it’s not wonder that belief in man made global warming is so high.
I am all for less pollution in the world, but CO? CO2 is not a pollutant, it is a life giving gas. CO doesn’t even push up temperature, temperature rises first, and pushes up CO2.
And the plans to solve global warming? A carbon tax? All that will do is inflict suffering upon the poor and middle class of the world, and barely do a thing to actually curb pollution. Cap and Trade, and offsets? Those will make the rich even richer, and the offsets we pay for will actually lead to more pollution that if we just keep our money. Just as I held my Malthusian views for so long without knowing why or how I came to believe such things, people today have been programmed to think Carbon Taxes will save us. It’s unfortunate.
Definitely necessary for a post such as this. If you get all of your news from the mainstream media, some of these claims would definitely be alarming, and a little confusing.
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/299/5613/1728.abstract — Timing of Atmospheric CO2 and Antarctic Temperature Changes Across Termination III
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/324/5934/1551.abstract — — Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Concentration Across the Mid-Pleistocene Transition
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818112001658 — The phase relation between atmospheric carbon dioxide and global temperature
https://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs/58626.pdf — Forecasting of Medium-term Rainfall Using Artificial Neural Networks: Case Studies from Eastern Australia
https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexepstein/2015/01/06/97-of-climate-scientists-agree-is-100-wrong/#3a562b713f9f — The 97% consensus is 100% lies.
Michael Crichton was a writer and filmmaker, best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the creator of ER. His latest posthumous novel, MICRO, was released on November 22, 2011.
Crichton graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College, received his MD from Harvard Medical School, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, researching public policy with Jacob Bronowski. He taught courses in anthropology at Cambridge University and writing at MIT. Crichton’s 2004 bestseller, State of Fear, acknowledged the world was growing warmer, but challenged extreme anthropogenic warming scenarios. He predicted future warming at 0.8 degrees C. (His conclusions have been widely misstated.)
Crichton’s interest in computer modeling went back forty years. His multiple-discriminant analysis of Egyptian crania, carried out on an IBM 7090 computer at Harvard, was published in the Papers of the Peabody Museum in 1966. His technical publications included a study of host factors in pituitary chromophobe adenoma, in Metabolism, and an essay on medical obfuscation in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Crichton’s first bestseller, The Andromeda Strain, was published while he was still a medical student. He later worked full time on film and writing. One of the most popular writers in the world, he has sold over 200 million books. His books have been translated into thirty-eight languages and thirteen have been made into films.
He had a lifelong interest in computers. His feature film Westworld was the first to employ computer-generated special effects back in 1973. Crichton’s pioneering use of computer programs for film production earned him a Technical Achievement Academy Award in 1995.
Crichton won an Emmy, a Peabody, and a Writer’s Guild of America Award for ER. In 2002, a newly discovered ankylosaur was named for him: Crichtonsaurus bohlini. He is survived by his wife Sherri, his daughter Taylor and his son, John Michael.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, October 23, 1942. Died in Los Angeles, November 4, 2008.