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Merchants of Despair
Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism
by Robert Zubrin
- Genres: science, history, economics, philosophy, skepticism
- Language: english
- Author: Robert Zubrin
- Release date: April 3, 2012
- ISBN: 9781594034763 (1594034761)
- Publisher: Encounter Books
- Format: hardcover, 328 pages
About The Book
There was a time when humanity looked in the mirror and saw something precious, worth protecting and fighting for — indeed, worth liberating. But now, we are beset on all sides by propaganda promoting a radically different viewpoint. According to this idea, human beings are a cancer upon the Earth, a horde of vermin whose aspirations and appetites are endangering the natural order. This is the core of antihumanism.
Merchants of Despair traces the pedigree of this ideology and exposes its pernicious consequences in startling and horrifying detail. The book names the chief prophets and promoters of antihumanism over the last two centuries, from Thomas Malthus through Paul Ehrlich and Al Gore. It exposes the worst crimes perpetrated by the antihumanist movement, including eugenics campaigns in the United States and genocidal anti-development and population-control programs around the world.
Combining riveting tales from history with powerful policy arguments, Merchants of Despair provides scientific refutations to all of antihumanism’s major pseudo-scientific claims, including its modern tirades against nuclear power, pesticides, population growth, biotech foods, resource depletion, and industrial development.
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