Modern global warming alarmists have much in common with the Aztec priests who practiced human sacrifice:
Back in 1500, we learn from a Princeton professor, the Aztecs figured the climate debate was over, and that if you wanted rain and sunshine and other such blessings, it was simple enough what you had to do — sacrifice 20,000 lives a year to the right gods.
In the year 2009, it’s an equally sure thing in the minds of some that carbon in the atmosphere is going to fry us unless we put the welfare of millions on the line . . . .