I learned a few things in my 15-year stint as an administrator in a mental health center. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is characterized by doing the same patterns of behavior over and over again in the, usually, mistaken belief that you will somehow bring order into the universe.
Rich Trzupek’s insightful piece in the American Spectator (“Obsessive-Compulsive Environmentalism”) outlines how Big Environment is a well-financed industry, just another political player in the Washington establishment — like Big Labor, Big Business, Big Education, et al. — and as manipulative, shrill, and self-interested as anyone in DC.
Environmentalism for many of its members is also a religion, replacing the faith of our founders with concern for the spotted owl and the snail darter. The groups in the green lobby — The Sierra Club, Greenpeace, the Environmental Defense Fund, Friends of the Earth, etc., etc. — amount to upscale Earth worshipping cults, peddling eco-paganism…
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