CultureWatch

Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

Deconstructing Climate Alarmism

Jul 1, 2020

The new book and article by environmentalist Michael Shellenberger are must reads:

For decades we have had gloom and doom, end-of-the-world alarmism concerning the climate, with all sorts of dire predictions about the world ending any day now. One false

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We Love the Planet, But We Hate People

Feb 16, 2020

So let’s save the planet by killing everyone:

My title might have some of you asking, ‘A bit of hyperbole Bill?’ I wish it were, but sadly this is exactly the case for many folks today. So obsessed are they

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Climate Action, Statism, Democracy and Freedom

Jan 12, 2020

Grandiose green policies usually increase the power of the State while taking away our freedoms:

Last century C. S. Lewis made this important observation: “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the

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The Left’s War on Scott Morrison

Jan 6, 2020

Time to get real about Morrison Derangement Syndrome:

Let’s get real here: the media-led war against the Australian Prime Minister has nothing to do with bushfires and everything to do with the left and its long-running war against Christians and

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On Australia’s Bushfires

Jan 3, 2020

How are we to think about the horrific fires in Australia?

The attention of much of the world is now on the deadly firestorms ravaging so many parts of Australia. I was not planning on writing about this, and that

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The ‘Extinction Rebellion’ Cult

Oct 9, 2019

It is not the imminent collapse of the earth that we should fear, but loony groups like Extinction Rebellion:

Communism never dies – it just mutates into different forms. The hatred of the West, the hatred of the free market,

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Green Religion

Aug 21, 2019

When people stop believing in God, they do not become irreligious – they simply find new gods to worship.

Everyone is religious. Christians are religious. Hindus are religious. Muslims are religious. And believe it or not, atheists are also religious,

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The Cult of Violent Vegan Vigilantism

Apr 8, 2019

There is never a dull moment when you wake up each day and check out the morning news. When I looked at my news feed this morning it was filled with story after story about radical vegans causing mischief and

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

May 7, 2015

Most days my news wrap could be titled something like this. There is often a mixture of good and not-so-good news, although sadly the bad news seems to predominate. But here I can offer a few cheery bits to go

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On the UK Elections

May 6, 2015

The general election in the UK will be held on Thursday May 7. As usual, the two main parties will be slugging it out: the Conservative Party vs the Labour Party. The Liberal Democrats have been the third main player

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The Greens, Gender, and Moonbattery

Dec 2, 2014

You can count on the Greens to come up with utterly idiotic ideas, proving over and over again that these folks should never be allowed to mix with grownups, especially when it comes to running a country. Indeed, there are

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Rebutting the Climate Alarmism Ideologues

Mar 1, 2014

A defining feature of contemporary Western culture is the establishment and defence of certain ideological shibboleths that dare not be gainsayed. These PC orthodoxies are enforced with all the fanaticism of any religious cult, and those who dare to resist

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The Greens’ Ugly Misotheism

Jan 15, 2014

You can quickly tell where a person is at by what he gives clear priority to. The same with political parties. What they prioritise and carry on about tells you a lot about their core values. And when you have

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Greens Guilty of Gross Discrimination

May 21, 2012

Shame on those intolerant, bigoted and hate-filled Greens. They are a disgrace. Instead of being open, inclusive and tolerant, they are just redneck haters who are denying lovers their dreams. How dare they exclude so many people from their basic

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Bob Brown Bows Out

Apr 13, 2012

In a surprise move, the leader of the Australian Greens has said he is retiring, and will leave politics at the end of June. Brown of course created the political party and brought it into national prominence. And he is

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More Mean Green Madness

Apr 7, 2012

Way back in 1982 American sociologist Robert Nisbet remarked that environmentalism has become the third great redemptive movement in human history, following Christianity and Marxism. Indeed it already has its notions of sin, guilt and redemption, its sacred texts and

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Green Globalism

Mar 24, 2012

A lot of stink is made of globalisation, and how multinational corporations have extensive global reach. Well, a far scarier kind of globalisation is when governments move in this direction. No corporation will ever have the power and control of

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