The extraordinarily, catastrophic claims of those who worship at the altar of Climate Change become more and more drastic everyday. From causing hurricanes, to the melting of the polar ice caps, even to the extent where the President of the United States claims that Climate Change is a threat to National Security, it is almost as if each person screaming the latest Climate Change doomsday prediction is trying to outdo the last. But just when you thought the insanity of the Climate Change church couldn’t become anymore outrages, suddenly, it does.
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“DHAKA—Sanjita had very little to say on the subject of how she felt about getting married. Maybe that’s because she’s 10 years old. She had married 18 days earlier, to a boy who is 14 or 15 years old—he works in a garment factory in Dhaka and as a rickshaw driver.
Her mother Mariam (this and Sanjita’s name are pseudonyms) had quite a bit to say:
I don’t have any sons who look after my husband and I. We’re getting old and fall sick all the time. My husband says ‘I can die anytime—before I die I want to make sure I carry out my duty to my daughter.’
It’s illegal in Bangladesh for girls to marry before the age of 18, and parents and others who arrange such marriages can face criminal penalties, but Mariam told me, “We’re not very educated so we don’t understand those laws.”
…So how can parents be so cruel? The answer is that they are not, that often parents are faced with an impossible choice and doing what they think is best for their daughter. In too many families, there simply wasn’t enough to eat—or enough money to pay for children to go to school.
…And there is another danger coming from an unexpected quarter. Bangladesh is one of the countries most affected by natural disasters, and it is also on the front line of climate change. Some families I interviewed were losing their homes and land to river erosion; others lose crops every year to flooding or had lost everything in a cyclone. These natural disasters encourage child marriage, especially for families watching their land erode, who rush to marry off their daughters before they are displaced.”
Ms. Barr’s claim that Climate Change causes child marriage is crazy enough to rank right up there with the claim that Climate Change will make redheads become extinct, or the claim that Climate Change will make Italian pasta disappear off the face of the earth.
And while we can rest assured that man-made Climate Change isn’t actually causing a type of child abuse disguised as marriage, or even cause a tasty Mediterranean dish to vanish, we can be sure that as long as there are mindless followers of the Climate Change doctrine they will continue to demonstrate the definition of absolute….insanity.