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Dr Gideon Polya
Dr Gideon Polya

Climate Emergency, Gaza Massacre & Orwellian Lies

Israel and Gaza -11

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Australians (and indeed most people in the Western Murdochracies) live in an Orwellian world in which “war is peace, slavery is freedom, ignorance is strength and 2 plus 2 does not equal 4â€. [1]

Thus Australia is the world’s biggest coal exporter and a world leading per capita greenhouse gas polluter (the Developed World’s worst) but linear projections from official US Energy Information Administration data indicate that the Australian Government’s “carbon pollution REDUCTION policy†actually means that Australia's disproportionately huge, annual Domestic plus Exported greenhouse gas pollution (in Mt CO2-e = million tonnes of CO2-e) will INCREASE from 885 Mt CO2-e (2000) to 1245 Mt (2020; an increase of 41%) to 1586 Mt (2050; an increase of 79%). [2]

Similarly, the Australian Government accepts the Israeli "Gaza rockets†excuse for the ongoing Gaza Massacre (over 300 Occupied Palestinians dead and 1,000 wounded, so far), ignoring official Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs data that 23 Israelis have been killed by Gaza rockets and mortars in the last 8.25 years. [3]

This latter statistic corresponds to an "annual homicide rate" of 0.4 per million (Israelis from Gaza rockets and mortars) as compared to 15 per million (Israelis murdered by Israelis), 164 per million (Palestinians killed violently by Israelis), 902 per million (Palestinian non-violent deaths through Israeli-imposed deprivation), 56 per million (Americans), 200 per million (African-Americans), 300 per million (Americans by Guns) and 473 per million (people of Detroit, Michigan, USA). [4]

Decent people must say NO to lying, racism, violence, state terrorism, climate genocide and greed-driven terracide. Thus outstanding Jewish American scholar Professor Jared Diamond is clear in his climate warnings and in stating in his best-selling book “Collapse†the “moral principle, namely that it is morally wrong for one people to dispossess, subjugate, or exterminate another people.†[5]

Dr Gideon Polya

29 Dwyer Street, Macleod, Victoria 3085, Australia

Telephone (day or night): 03 9459 3649

[1] Big Brother in George Orwell’s “1984â€.

[2] “Australia’s “5% off 2000 GHG pollution by 2020†endangers Australia, Humanity and the Biosphere“: http://sites.google.com/site/yarravalleyclimateactiongroup/australia-s-5-off-2000-ghg-pollution-by-2020-endangers-australia-humanity-and-biosphere .

[3] “List of Qassam rocket attacksâ€: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Qassam_rocket_attacks .

[4] “America's Most Murderous Citiesâ€: http://www.forbes.com/2007/11/08/murder-city-danger-forbeslife-cx_de_1108murder.html .

[5] Professor Jared Diamond, “Collapse†(Prologue, p10, Penguin 2007 edition).

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