I've just witnessed a huge demonstration protesting "climate change." It was the biggest I've seen in many years, maybe 100K people, and the protesters seemed to be almost all students. It suddenly struck me that a very practical purpose is being served by this enormous campaign of absurd nonscience: diverting people's attention from real issues and injustices they could actually do something about if they took the trouble to understand them. Thanks to anti-CO2 hysteria, none of these misinformed kids has any room in their consciousness to think about the institutions of finance capitalism that are grooming them to be nothing but economic cannon fodder, suitable to be robbed and enslaved their whole lives by rich, greedy, privileged parasites. Do any of them understand how half of everything that is produced is being taken from the productive by banksters, landowners, IP monopolists, etc. in return for nothing? Enough hysterical distractions, and they will never be able to figure out how the treadmill they are on powers the escalator the privileged ride up at their leisure. It's just another in the long litany of distractions and diversions to stop people from understanding the real reasons their lives are so blighted: blame immigrants; blame gays and transexuals; blame the blacks; blame the Hispanics; blame the Jews; and now it's blame the fossil fuel industry that makes modern life possible! It's also much like all the religions with their anti-sex dogma: if you can just make people feel guilty about something they can't change and is actually good for them, you can not only rob and enslave them but make them love you for it.