Today’s post is at The Stream: President Obama Once Again Imagines He Will Saves The World.
On his inauguration—perhaps apotheosis is a better word—President Obama said that the world would forever remember that “this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal.”
Seven years later, adjusting or forgetting his earlier prophecy, Mr Obama declared that his signing of the Paris Agreement on global warming would be known throughout history as “the moment we finally decided to save our planet”.
Either way, if he is right then President Obama will have done what no man has ever done before; he will have accomplished a feat thought possible only of God Himself. Mr Obama will stop the earth’s climate from changing!
Joshua prayed that the sun would stand still. Something very like that will and must occur to stop the climate from changing, because it is the sun’s variability, and the ever-shifting of earth’s position in relation to the sun, which cause the vast bulk of changes in the atmosphere. Though mankind surely influences the climate, just as every species from aardvarks to zebra muscles also influence the climate, our contributions pale next to the powers of the sun.
Will the President’s Agreement command the sun?
Epictetus said, “Crows pick out the eyes of the dead, when the dead have no longer need of them; but flatterers mar the soul of the living, and her eyes they blind.” No man has been as saturated in flattery as President Obama, so it is easy to understand how the poor man could be fail to see to his limitations.
His blindness might also explain why Mr Obama…