The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was not that one was obliged to act a part, but that it was impossible to avoid joining in. Within thirty seconds any pretence was always unnecessary. A hideous ecstasy of fear and vindictiveness, a desire to kill, to torture, to smash faces in with a sledge hammer, seemed to flow through the whole group of people like an electric current, turning one even against one’s will into a grimacing, screaming lunatic. And yet the rage that one felt was an abstract, undirected emotion which could be switched from one object to another like the flame of a blowlamp
By Paul Homewood
The shameless BBC has finally given up all pretence of objectivity where climate change is concerned, promising a weekly dose of propaganda, as they are worried the public is not giving it the attention they think it deserves.
From the BBC blog:
If Europe’s ports are underwater, Brexit may seem less important’: we’re expanding climate change coverage
Editor, The World Tonight, Newshour
The BBC’s been reporting for a long time that climate change is not some distant issue whose effects that will only be felt by our grandchildren.
Temperature rises are affecting crops, changing the rainforests, and putting massive amounts of extra energy into the world’s weather systems. Rising temperatures are pushing malaria into parts of Africa that have never had the…
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