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Offline Soldier of FORTRAN

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Re: Episode #755
« Reply #45 on: January 30, 2020, 05:23:01 PM »
This angle isn't really clicking for me.

Even if Greta were an autocrat strongman who runs the whole world, who has a single Five Year Plan to fix everything, then there is still a need for PR.

Whipping up public support for action on an issue is perfectly legitimate.
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Re: Episode #755
« Reply #46 on: February 10, 2020, 10:56:08 AM »
This angle isn't really clicking for me.

I'm failing to make my point, but maybe this video link will help:

https://youtu.be/1oYQQQ96sLw?t=480

"....once people have read 100 stories about global warming, typically what's missing is 'What can we do about it?  Where is the efficacy?'  In fact, if you do more and more of just more urgent stories, you can actually cause people to tune out, which is what the research on global warming coverage has shown."