The models get core assumptions wrong — the hot spot is missing 22 — 26, 28 — 31 Clouds cool the planet as it warms 38 — 56 The models are wrong on a local, regional, or continental scale. Figure 1 Climate Sensitivity Comparison empirical methods versus models, for a doubling of the CO2 level. The direct effect of CO2 is only 1. Models amplify that warming with assumptions about positive feedback see the blue region of model estimates in the graph below.
Star Wars Subverted by the obvious Mengele analogue in a Boba Fett comic, in which Fett accepted a challenge to wipe out the crew of a Nazi Imperial flying concentration camp genocide ship. The Mengele-wannabe is asked by his boss what experiment he's doing; Wannabe admits, "I gave up all pretense of science long ago.
I do this for pleasure. His name was later adapted to "demagolka", the only word in the Mandalorian language for "war criminal". Reed Richards and Doctor Doom can be viewed as symbolizing technology's potential for good or evil, depending on who is wielding it and for what purpose.
Reed's a perfect example, as he's often portrayed as the most cold and calculating of the Fantastic Four. For instance, during the superhero civil warhe designed an extradimensional prison camp to hold his fellow superheroes because cold logic told him that forced superhuman registration was the only way to avoid an Armageddon-level disaster.
None of the less scientifically-minded members of the team could stand to be a part of it, and Sue - the conscience of the team - eventually convinced him that it was better to essentially be nice and hope for the best than to be mean for a good reason.
Archie Comics' Sonic the Hedgehog originally averted this in the same fashion as SatAMfrom which it derived most of its cast. However, the series started to sink into this as early as Knuckles' first mini-series, with his race's flip-flopping stance on how to view science It's evil, it must be destroyed!
No, wait, only certain things is evil! No, wait, it's all evil!
No, wait, it's evil unless we're the ones with it! Fan Works In Half-Life: Full Life Consequencesthe "Combines" come from science and outer space. And science also makes Gordon Freeman tricked and live and strong and big.
However what the fan fiction calls "science" is debatable, since in many cases, it is referred to as a tangible object.
In Act I of the Legends of Equestria continuity, the main villain is an industrialist who uses his talents to invent new forms of munitions and weaponry. He also tries to murder Celestia, Luna, all their friends, and about half the population of Equestria to get on the throne. After these events, Celestia goes so far as to explicitly declare that technology is evil, and strictly bans its proliferation.
Any pro-Equestria Conversion Bureau storiesparticularly the ones by the very divisive author Chatoyance, have the ponies declare technology evil and the reason why Humans Are the Real Monsters. The Other Side of the Spectrum have addressed that the ponies' own use of technology makes this sentiment very hypocritical.
It also drove him mad and turned him into a Mewtwo, which didn't help either. Inverted in The Last Ringbearer. Mordor is a democratic, highly-enlightened, technology-using human civilisation, and they're the good guys.
The Elves, meanwhile, are a bunch of smug, genocidal pricks who want to conquer Arda, enslave or exterminate humanity and stop all progress forever. The whole point of the work is an examination of the War of the Ring from Mordor's point of view.
Films — Animation The main conflict presented in Steamboy is that though scientists try to help the world there will either be people who want to use it for profit or people who want use it for war. The protagonist's father is under the belief that science can save the world, the grandfather believes he is going too far, and the protagonist is neutral and just wants to make sure London doesn't get destroyed.
In the end, though, the moral of the story feels more like "science can be bad or good depending on how it's used. Then there's Ray's numerous clever uses of the Steamballlike powering flying machines. At the very least, Steamboy manages to avoid being Anvilicious by grace of sheer ambiguity.
Films — Live-Action Inverted in Avatar ; the scientists are all good guys and it's through the scientific approach that they realize they shouldn't interfere with Pandora's ecosystem. The Na'vi goddess is also a real being, fully examinable and explainable through science.
The bad guys are the military and corporates who misuse technology. The movie does not suggest that humans should shift back to hunter-gatherer culture like some supporters and detractors believe.
In fact, the supplementary material is pretty adamant that scientific advancement is the only way to rescue Earth from its miserable state, and that research from Pandora is vital to this progress.
The message is that aboriginal peoples should not be forced to adapt modern lifestyle against their will, and that horrible consequences caused by environmental exploitation can't be fixed with more exploitation.Essay title: Scopes Monkey Trial I think the Scopes trial brought together a great cast of characters: three-time presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan; America's best defense attorney, Clarence /5(1).
"At the initial news conference, Ryan said the current deal "is the first divided-government budget agreement since " He later clarified his statement to note it’s actually the first one "with a divided Congress" since Tennessee vs.
John Scopes: The monkey trial It was the year and in the town of Dayton, Tennessee a trial that would decide whether evolution would be taught in public schools. The trial was titled as Tennessee vs. John Scopes and is commonly known as the “monkey trial”/5(1). - The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee vs.
Scopes but given the nickname “The Monkey Trial”, has been credited as starting the popular legal dispute between evolution and creationism in the court, and its impact in the 20’s was immeasurable. Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and lausannecongress2018.com Utopian Cults - For many years, cults have been a subject of great controversy.
A cult is a group of people that are bound together by an appreciation of the same thing, person, ideal, etc. Usually these groups keep close because of religious reasons, but their beliefs are .