Sunday, November 30, 2014

THE ANTHROPOCENE ? IT'S GREEK TO ME.

 HAVING  DISCOVERED  THAT
 SITS ATOP  THE THEOGENE,  TITANOCENE AND  CLASSICAL ERAS
POSTMODERN GEOLOGISTS HAVE DUG FURTHER INTO
 THE  SEMIOTIC COLUMN  
TO UNEARTH A  BOOK OF CAUTIONARY FABLES ABOUT 
THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE. 
THIS APPARENT PREQUEL TO  LUCIAN'S 

 SUGGESTS  THE  CLIMATE  WARS  ANTEDATE  THE  FALL OF TROY:  


ABOVE,  THE  FRONTISPIECE OF  DE BELLO CLIMATICO,  BELIEVED  TO BE
CLIMATE MODELING'S  ARISTOTELIAN  LOCUS CLASSICUS  
It begins with a paean praising the President of the
Interpantheonic Panel ON Climate  Change 
Zeus,  Father of Gods  and  men ,
  hailing  his  wisdom  in  commissioning Hephaestus 
to  build the legendary 
Antikythera  2-D Analog Cosmos Model
to  help  the  Gods  evaluate warnings  of
global  warming from thunderbolt doubling 
at the end of The Titanocene Era.

it  tells how FOAM FOOTED APHRODITE  
struck far-seeing  Icarus  
 systems  programmer  of the  Gods 
 with  love for
  Phoebe,  muse of  solar  radiation  management,



 AND HOW HE 
threw the brazen computing engine overboard
near Antikythera to placate  earth-shaking  Poseidon
after the  God threatened to inundate Olympus
if  the  IPCC  mandated  ambrosia rationing.

De Bello Climatico  ends on a tragic note, with the
extinction   of  the  entire  Greek  Pantheon, demigods, muses & nymphs included, and their replacement by an assortment of New Age ' monotheistic ' religions, like the dread and bloody handed cult of  ISIS,  which explains the work's  Aesopian  moral :