According to a think tank report, excessive advertising is driving materialist consumerism which is contributing to the destruction of the world through global warming. But in my opinion this is a thinly disguised attack on free speech.
People send me stuff. I get about 1000 emails a day now, between all my different accounts. A lot of it is spam. Today I got an email from “Tesla Generator” advertising the usual “free energy” scam, and I figured I’d see something like this collection of Telsa Coils, Van de Graff generators, and Wimshurst…
There’s been a lot of spoof/satire images poked at the Heartland Billboard. For example these being run by Michael Tobis, who desperately needs traffic: http://planet3.org/2012/05/04/the-correct-response-to-heartlands-disgusting-billboards/ …here’s the kind of billboard I would have run.
The stupid, it burns. OTOH, he’s with Gore and Hansen and there’s press with him, so maybe he’s just being sociable . Get a load of this from Richard Branson’s blog, CO2 can apparently contradict solar forcing due to the Earth’s precession wobble and orbit: Here’s the money quote: