Helian Unbound: Of smug Germans and sinful Australians: Global warming update

GermanyNukesGermany is closing all its nuclear power plants. The sign by Greenpeace on this plant reads “Nuclear power hurts Germany”

No doubt the outcome of the Nazi unpleasantness resulted in attitude adjustment in Germany on a rather large scale. Clearly, however, it didn’t teach the Germans humility. At a time when a secular mutation of Puritanism has become the dominant ideology in much of Europe and North America, the Germans take the cake for pathological piety…

An amusing example just turned up in the Sydney Morning Herald under the headline, “Merkel adviser lashes Abbott’s ‘suicide strategy’ on coal”…

What is one to think of this latest instance of ostentatious German piety? … For one thing, the apparent concern about climate change in Germany is about 99% moralistic posing and 1% real…

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