Zubrin: The Greens’ Attack on Mariculture

“Previously, environmentalists objected to human actions that harmed whales. But now, human actions that help whales also evoke horror. So clearly, it’s not about whales at all. It’s about prohibiting human activity, which is seen as intrinsically evil and therefore in need of constraint, regardless of its nature.”

[National Review]


  1. One could replace the word “whales” with the word “facts” and you’d have an equally true statement, and one which speaks even more closely to the heart of the matter.

  2. Heinlein’s Observation is apropos: “The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.”


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