Well, this is indeed a special Friday. It’s a military “training” day–essentially an extra day off. For us civilians, it’s a “liberal leave” day, meaning we are encouraged, but not required, to take the day off. Hey, I don’t need much encouragement. Glad to do my part.
Today is also special of course because it is once again time for the “Yoja of the Week” feature here at LTG. So, here she is:
This week I offer a popular Korean actress, Ms. Kim, Tae-hee. I found her at a blog called Yein Jee’s Asian Journal.
Global warming (now known as climate change since the Earth has not in fact warmed for the past ten years or so) is fast becoming the new religion of its zealous adherents. Woe be to anyone with the audacity to question the tenets of the faith of those who believe in the coming apocalypse.
The One has made it clear that, just as Fox News isn’t legitimate news, anyone who disputes the scientific “consensus” of global warming is not a “real” scientist. And they will be dealt with accordingly:
The time for debate is over, so sayeth the Messiah. There can be no dissent. Unbelievers are heretics, and well, with this unusually cold weather, what better time to re-institute the fine tradition of burning at the stake?
We have not seen this kind of deviation from scientific orthodoxy since the days of Galileo Galilei. You remember him, don’t you? The fool actually believed that the Earth revolved around the Sun! The powers that be dealt with him harshly for ignoring conventional wisdom, and we should learn from that lesson as well. Arrest them! Burn them! We will not tolerate naysayers!
Although an argument can be made that the Sun does revolve around the Earth. Just sayin’.
UPDATE: Global Warming Strikes Korea
Photo from ROKDrop.
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