The Climate Collapse and Socialist Revolution:

Al Black
3 min readJun 6, 2019

I won’t fund any writer stupid enough to quote from Karl Marx: as Sir Winston Churchill once said; “If you are not a Socialist when you are 18, you have no heart. If you are still a Socialist at 28, you have no brain!”

Marxist economics has been tested to destruction for over a Century in over half of the world, and it has never worked anywhere, not even once. All it is good for is raising totalitarian states that are worse than fascism: all a Socialist Revolution ever does is install a Dictator who uses Marx’s “Dictatorship of the Proletariat” to justify a Police State, Purges and Concentration camps. All Twentieth Century Socialist Revolutions turned out this way: Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong and Pol Pot all started out as Socialist revolutionaries: all ended up as Fascist Dictators. It is madness to keep doing the same thing and expecting different results. It is clear then that all Socialists are mad, because they ignore the evidence of history and continue to believe the unbelievable. Socialism cannot work, even in theory, because economies are simply too complex to be centrally planned: no matter how many dull-witted bureaucrats you put on the job, they cannot replace the price signals of demand and supply in a free market, so always result in sub-optimal outcomes. Look at Venezuela if you don’t believe me: with its vast natural resources a Capitalist Venezuela would be the richest country in South America, but today because of ill-considered price and wage controls, it is the poorest. Socialism Sucks!

Now to address the so-called Climate Collapse: the only collapse in sight is the collapse of Climate Science and the theory of Global Warming under the weight of its failure to predict events in the real world. When Al Gore released “An Inconvenient Truth” in 2007 he said “we have just ten years to avert a major catastrophe that could send our entire planet’s climate system into a tail spin of epic destruction involving extreme weather: floods, droughts, epidemics and killer heat waves beyond anything we have ever experienced, a catastrophe of our own making.” That takes us to 2017 for the end of life as we know it…but wait! It is 2019 and pretty much nothing has happened.

So far the only effect of the increase in atmospheric CO2 has been to speed plant growth in both crops and nature, and the climatic effects have clearly been wildly exaggerated, perhaps by the earlier mentioned Mad Socialists who think, like you, that fear of Climate change can be used to promote revolution so that “socialism can therefore triumph all around the world.” Good luck with that idiotic plan. If climate change were ever to present a real and present risk to mankind only wealthy Capitalist Societies will have the resources to build seawalls, raise coastal areas with landfill, and utilise the vast new arable lands of former deserts to feed the world’s population.

Now “the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says we have 12 years before triggering an irreversible slide into climate chaos.” So now it is 2031 we should be worried about? In 2030 they will no doubt tell us that “we have 20 years before triggering an irreversible slide into climate chaos.” By this time no-one will be listening, if the IPCC even still exists.

Al Black

I work in IT, Community volunteer interested in Politics, support Capitalism as the best economic system for lifting people out of poverty, Skeptical scientist.