Dealing with reality is hard. The vast majority of people will jump on even the most hair-raising but comforting lie rather than considering living one single day in the nethers of other real. And it’s exactly because of this reason that malicious minds build the most extraordinary narratives and have so many followers. When Jim Jones convinced his followers to commit mass suicide I was 9 years old. A mere kid. I could not understand why anyone would go along with such BS. In the course of my life, I often found myself in similar conundrums. The Matrix does not have us – we want the Matrix.
Their error was so large that, after correction, the near-certainty of future global warming large enough to be catastrophic vanishes, and the tawdry notion of “climate emergency” with it.