quote: But, as one of Greenpeace spokes people once put it:"We don't like coal and gas because they polute, we don't like nuclear because of waste, we don't like wind because it kills birds and spoils the view and we don't like sollar because it takes up the land"
quote: Problem is those "most extreme incarnations" are the ones running Greepeace, The Sierra Club, Earth First, and all the other environmental organizations. They're not just nutjobs...they're the leaders of the movement.
quote: You mean it drains their credibility with you. You do not sympathize with their cause to begin with and they're not trying to change your mind and, of course, they are not trying to please you either.
quote: Really, the problem with that strategy is that it drains all the credibility of these organizations amongst "thinking" people. The global warming debacle is an excellent example of this.