But though Kidd knew a great deal about Sir Claude--a great deal more, in fact, than there was to know-- it would never have crossed his wildest dreams to connect so showy an aristocrat with the newly-unearthed founder of Catastrophism, or to guess that Sir Claude Champion and John Boulnois could be intimate friends.
That very evening, marked by Mr Kidd for the exposition of Catastrophism, had been marked by Sir Claude Champion for an open-air rendering of Romeo and Juliet, in which he was to play Romeo to a Juliet it was needless to name.
The commission is seeking consciously to shift the balance from what Costello called catastrophism
to a far more positive message about the potential for improving human health.
33] While pain is present, avoidance of penetration during sexual activity may be advised to break the cycle of avoidance and catastrophism
Naipaul's racism, conservatism and catastrophism
are rebarbative, but his extremism may serve as a useful foil for enquiring about visions of the future in contemporary Africa, at a moment which sees the various societies of the continent undergoing social, economic and political transformations whose magnitude can probably only be compared with the irruption of European colonization.
in its dominant forms must therefore be linked not simply to the undeniable realities of the organic crisis of our times but to an imperialist obsession with the triage of global humanity.
And even Ralph Cicerone, president of America's National Academy of Sciences, has publically eschewed climate catastrophism
Author Bruckner has written a lively and thoughtful essay on the damage done by ecological catastrophism
, the belief that humans have severely damaged the earth and must pay the price.
I agree with Tom Athanasiou on the need for "global emergency mobilization" to address global climate change ("In Review: Catastrophism
," Spring 2013).
14) Thus, by aligning catastrophism
with the irrational and superstitious and proposing the fixed and invariable laws of uniformity as the only sound scientific principles of geological change, Lyell "vulgarises the multiplicity of stances between pure uniformitarianism and pure catastrophism
Please note, the number of scientists in the IPCC report that the organization may honestly be able to say have endorsed the IPCC's AGW catastrophism
, is more on the order of 50-60 individuals, not 4,000.
Lyell's uniformitarianism quickly overthrew catastrophism
, the geological paradigm of the early nineteenth century which held that features on the surface of the earth were caused by numerous diluvian events, with the Noahic Flood being the last.