I know some scientists do real science every now and then. But, I pretty much resent scientists attempts to affect shape public policy in any way.
Friday, August 19, 2011
Space Aliens Are Probably Progressive Liberals - By Daniel Foster - The Corner - National Review Online
Space Aliens Are Probably Progressive Liberals - By Daniel Foster - The Corner - National Review Online: By now you’ve probably read about the paper — authored by a NASA scientist along with two professors from Penn “Hockey Stick Graph” University — laying out various scenarios that might play out in the aftermath of first contact with an alien intelligence. The paper, published in Acta Astronautica, hilariously suggests that an otherwise benevolent alien race might nevertheless destroy us in a “preemptive” strike designed to stop us from global-warming our way to galactic domination. You read that right. Shall we call this manner of preemptive strike the Gore Doctrine?"