Thursday, February 25, 2010


... is the Greek goddess of retributive justice.
Nemesis directed human affairs in such a way as to maintain equilibrium. Her name means she who distributes or deals out. Happiness and unhappiness were measured out by her, care being taken that happiness was not too frequent or too excessive. If this happened, Nemesis could bring about losses and suffering.
After years of junk science where every odd, warm weather event was attributed to Global Warming, the warmists have indoctrinated us to see statistically anomalous events and indicators of something larger. It suited their purposes at the time and they waxed fat and prosperous doing so.



tim eisele said...

Speaking as someone who lives where it snows a great deal, I'd like to point out that "unusually snowy" and "unusually cold" are not really much related to each other. We get most of our snow in December and early January (before it gets really cold) and in March through early April (after it is getting warm again). Minnesota (due west of us) gets significantly colder in the winter, but they only get a fraction of the amount of snow. It's more a function of whether you have a lot of moisture available in the air when it drops below freezing.

Looking at the current New York weather conditions, it looks like they are supposed to be hovering a bit above freezing through their upcoming blizzard, which is pretty close to the dead average temperature for this time of year.

Which isn't to say I'm not grimly amused by major cities getting shut down by a "major snowfall" that is equivalent to what we normally shrug off around here on a weekly basis, but that's something else altogether.

Jeff Burton said...

Let's not forget another Greek word that Nemesis targets: hubris. Nemesis seems to be quite busy these days.