“When facts change, I change my mind”

GIOVANNI BIRINDELLI, 7.2.2021

In a recent article, Daniel Hannan defended the right of politicians to change their mind (and the kind/amount of coercion they apply to individuals) on the grounds of new empirical evidence: “When the facts change, I change my mind … If that is true of experts, it is true, too, of politicians”.

Even though this position sounds lovely, it ignores a fundamental difference between natural and social sciences.

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Can a rule be less arbitrary if it is imposed by parliament rather than by the police?

GIOVANNI BIRINDELLI, 15.1.2021

In a truly beautiful article, Jonathan Sumption (a former judge of the UK supreme court) makes two statements.

The first is that today the UK is a police state: “What is a police state? It is a state in which individuals are answerable to the police for the most routine acts of daily life. It is a state in which the police and not the law decide what is allowed. It is a state in which people have to hide their doings from their neighbours for fear of the twitching curtain and anonymous call to the police. It is a state in which ministers denounce activities of which they disapprove and the police are their compliant instruments. … We are unfortunate to live at a time of national hysteria, when that tradition [of of rule of law] has been cast aside and every one of these classic symptoms of a police state can be seen all around us

The second statement is that a police state is opposite to the rule of law: “If the law says that it is reasonable to go out to take exercise, it is not for a policeman to say that it isn’t. If the law does not forbid driving somewhere to take exercise, then it is not for the police to forbid it. … It is not the function [of the police] to enforce the wishes of ministers. It is not [its] function to do whatever is necessary to make government policy work. [Its] function is to apply the law. If the law is not tough enough, that is not a matter for them but for ministers and Parliament“.

While the first statement is not problematic, the second one in my opinion is.

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“Il Sole determina i cambiamenti climatici. CO2 è irrilevante”

 

 

Links utili:

http://www.globalclimatescam.com/the-global-warming-swindle/

Climate shock: 90 percent of the world’s glaciers are GROWING

https://www.focus.it/scienza/scienze/global-warming-la-grande-pausa-del-riscaldamento-globale?fbclid=IwAR0fJtv0kelEk-pSRdgcECb9wF-X9L15InILaacGJ52GINz0JhE9yaTI5W4

ambiente. la nasa: la terra è più verde rispetto a 20 anni fa. foreste in aumento.

 

https://neovitruvian.wordpress.com/2019/09/06/la-nasa-ammette-che-i-cambiamenti-climatici-si-verificano-a-causa-delle-variazioni-nellorbita-della-terra-intorno-al-sole/