Rush Limbaugh says you can’t believe in God and man-made global warming at the same time
The mind boggles at the thought that countless Limbaugh Dittoheads are going to embrace THIS NONSENSE:
Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh chastised Secretary of State John Kerry during Monday’s show for having the audacity to believe in God and climate change at the same time.
Limbaugh evidently took issue with recent comments Secretary Kerry made while speaking before the State Department’s Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives, particularly his assertion that climate change was “a challenge to our responsibilities as the guardians–safe guarders of God’s creation.”
According to Limbaugh, Kerry’s prayerful call to protect the planet was simply too much for the mind to handle:
See, in my humble opinion, folks, if you believe in God, then intellectually you cannot believe in manmade global warming … You must be either agnostic or atheistic to believe that man controls something that he can’t create.
Rush Limbaugh may not be a master of theological nuance. Still, his core assertion — that someone can’t believe in God while also believing that humanity has contributed to global climate change — dusts off an old conservative myth that, like climate change-denying in general, ignores data, facts, and the lived experience of billions of people across the globe.
In reality, millions of church-goers in the United States already recognize that the evidence for climate change is undeniable. A December 2012 survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute found that strong majorities of most American faith traditions agreed that the recent string of natural disasters were the result of climate change…