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The Climate Change Drug Dealers
They’re trying to get your kids hooked
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“Hey little kid, you want to feel good?”
Those creepy words can only possibly come from one of three people:
The pedo with the tinted windows on the white van that might as well have “Bob’s Pedo Shop” emblazoned on the side.
Joe Biden, right before he goes in for a long sniff of pre-teen hair or jumps into the shower with his daughter
The skeevie, 30-year-old drug dealer who hangs out outside of elementary schools to try and get kids hooked on whatever the newest Chinese imported drug is.
Sorry, to disappoint, but this will not be about Creepy POTUS; rather, it will be about the drug dealer.
I assume it’s obvious why the dealer does what he does, where he does it, but for those who are new to the Earth, I will be pedantic about it. The dealer plants himself outside of a school to get kids addicted to his drug and then creates a recurring customer for himself. Great business if you can get it (and not be the victim of vigilante parents)!
However, now the call is coming from inside the house. Rather than a dealer selling weed, meth, or whip cream cans for whippets, they have been replaced with teachers who are dealing the equally damaging, mind-warping drug of climate change.
For the drug cartel (aka- climate change activists) to create more of themselves, they first need to get the kids hooked on that sweet, sweet climate change high, and the best way to do that is to give them the first climate change bump for free (and when I say “free,” I mean in the classroom, using your tax or tuition money).
I have written about this in my oh-so-subtly titled piece Our Children Are Not Tools of Your Green Propaganda.
In that article, I take exception with psychopath Stuart Mackintosh who encourages the utilization of kids’ diminished mental health to combat climate change.
I have now discovered the medicalized version of that philosophy, which can be used to justify sending kids out into the street to protest the local dairy farmer for his farting cows or the Hyundai Elantra driver whose car is greener than the protester’s Teslas.
In February of 2022, the academic journal Current Psychology published a study entitled, Climate change anxiety and mental health: Environmental activism as buffer.
The abstract starts:
A growing body of research has documented the phenomenon of climate change anxiety (CCA), defined broadly as negative cognitive, emotional, and behavioral responses associated with concerns about climate change. A recently validated scale of CCA indicated two subscales: cognitive emotional impairment and functional impairment (Clayton & Karazsia, 2020).
Won’t you look at that? They’ve got a name for the mental illness they’ve foisted on your kids, “Climate Change Anxiety.” This is psychological work that would make Joeseph Mengle proud.
They go on to describe how their study aims to determine if “CCA is associated with psychiatric symptoms, including symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), and whether engaging in individual and collective action to address climate change could buffer such relationships.”
And later in the abstract:
Moreover, engaging in collective action, but not individual action, significantly attenuated the association between CCA cognitive emotional impairment and MDD symptoms[…]These results further the field’s understanding of CCA, both in general and specifically among emerging adults, and suggest the importance of creating opportunities for collective action to build sense of agency in addressing climate change.
What kind of person would push an ideology on a kid that they suspect can drive the kid into depression to turn them into good little footsoldiers of the cause? The word fanatic comes to mind. It’s just unfortunate these fanatics are teaching our kids.
So you don’t think kids should sit on a highway to block traffic during rush hour to protest climate change? Why don’t you care about getting these children the care they so desperately need, which happens to come in the form of constructing a human chain to stop a tractor-trailer delivering food to a homeless shelter and an ambulance trying to get a heart attack patient to the hospital? You are disgusting and basically creating the next school shooter.
The strategy for complete, generational demoralization is straightforward from here:
Now let’s jump into the body of the report.
“Increasing evidence indicates that climate change will have far-reaching impacts on human health, including mental health[…]a growing number of studies also suggest that rising temperatures can impair mental health and increase risk for suicidal behavior”
I have to hand it to these lunatics for their David Blaine-like sleight of hand. These tricky bitches make a direct correlation between climate change and suicide, as if depression is created and alleviated based on room temperature. Who knew that rather than loading these kids up on antidepressants, all we needed to do was give them a room fan?
Of course, they are (intentionally) skipping a critical step in their analysis of linking climate change to worsening mental health, the whole indoctrination piece.
But then, they attempt to negate that effect entirely by playing the “who us?” card:
CCA is defined as negative responses associated with concerns about climate change (Clayton, 2020; Wullenkord et al., 2021). It may include cognitive, emotional, and behavioral responses, for example, persistent worries, psychological distress, or sleep difficulties related to long-term consequences of climate change, and can result in functional impairment, such as when concerns about climate change interfere with an individual’s ability to engage fully in work, school, or relationships (Clayton & Karazsia, 2020). This constellation of responses does not itself qualify as a psychiatric disorder, such as MDD or GAD, but indicates a source of stress that can have a negative impact on mental health (Clayton, 2020) [emphasis added].
What the fuck? They just said rising temperatures will affect children’s mental health, and now they are saying CCA does not qualify as a psychiatric disorder. So something they claim that leads to increased suicidal ideation doesn’t qualify as a mental illness. That should give you a decent insight into the quality of these overeducated cult members.
Now we get to step three of the indoctrination process:
Engaging in action in the face of climate change may be a way to regain power and build agency, which may, in turn, be associated with better mental health (e.g., Gong et al., 2011; Veronese et al., 2017). Research indicates that activism may protect against feelings of hopelessness in the context of overwhelming circumstances or when one’s future well-being is in jeopardy (DeAngelo et al., 2016). Engaging in collective action can also result in feelings of empowerment and social support (Flanagan et al., 2007; Gorski, 2019) with some research indicating it may be associated with better long-term mental health (Boehnke & Wong, 2011).
But, buyer beware, this could all blow up in your face:
At the same time, other research points to the psychological costs of activism, particularly activism related to personally-relevant issues (Chen & Gorski, 2015). Engaging in climate activism typically means spending significant time thinking about climate change as well as devoting substantial psychological and/or material resources to a cause that, even in the best of circumstances, is likely to include extensive loss (Randall, 2015). This has the potential to leave activists feeling depleted and overwhelmed, contributing to anxiety and depression. Furthermore, when activism fails to achieve expected goals, this process may actually increase distress, anxiety, or despair (Albright & Hurd, 2021; Kovan & Dirkx, 2003). [empasis added]
What to do, what to do? We all know which way this is going:
Although there is limited research specific to the psychological effects of engaging in climate activism, qualitative research suggests that collective action may help climate activists manage their fears, foster hope, and increase feelings of connection[…]Taken together, these studies point to the potential of climate action to reduce distress associated with the threat of climate change.
The question comes down to this: Should we take a mentally unstable child, put them in a protest blender with other equally erratic children and adults who are Peter-Pan-like in their lack of ability to deal with reality, focus them all on a single doomsday event, and put them in a high-pressure situation like a street protest? Yes…yes, we should. And if you disagree, you’re a holocaust denier, uh, sorry, I mean climate denier. Whoops. It’s easy to confuse the two.
The researchers go on to explain that young people are the ideal demographic for climate activism because “of their developmental stage [easily coaxed into ludicris beliefs], environmental knowledge [see step 1 in the climate demoralization process], and ability to be effective messengers [they still have that really high octave in their voice to obtain a proper screetch].”
However, the researchers insist that “while young adults may be particularly well-positioned to engage in climate activism and are increasingly taking on the mantle of responsibility to address this global threat, it is also important to better understand how this may relate to their mental health, both for their sakes individually and for sustainability of the social movement” [emphasis added].
In other words, sure, the researchers care about kids’ mental health, duh, that goes without saying, but they also need to make sure these Dr. Frankenstein climate monsters they’ve created aren’t going to burn down the social movement town. If they’re going to fuck that up, just toss them another antidepressant and let’s hope they don’t off themselves. And if they do, look on the bright side; that’s one less car on the road.
So what did their study show? Surprise! “Individual climate action was positively and significantly associated with the CCA functional impairment subscale (p < .01), but not the CCA cognitive emotional impairment subscale (p = .396). In contrast, climate activism was significantly and positively associated with both CCA subscales (both p’s < .001).”
Allow me to translate: just making sure they recycle the 45 Amazon boxes they have delivered every day is not enough to fully remedy their mental health issues. To thoroughly cleanse themselves of the climate change original sin, they must become ACTIVISTS! There is no other way! Preach!
Once again, we have an example of the left utilizing children to promote their misanthropic view of the world. Of course, all authoritarian governments have emotionally abused children to obtain their ends; nothing new under the sun there.
What is new is that they are attempting to justify their abuse by smuggling it into society via a thoroughly corrupted scientific community.
Fortunately, we know the tricks of the drug dealers and the demagogues and see through their utterly transparent scheme to get our kids hooked on their psychotic mind altering philosophic meth.
Never be afraid to call these monsters on their BS.