A Few Things Ill Considered

A layman's take on the science of Global Warming featuring a guide on How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic.

Friday, March 24, 2006

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An Unforeseen Bonus

One artifact, entirely unplanned, of the style I chose for the How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic guide is that I seem to be showing up in a number of web searches that have a definite "sceptic" odor about them! I guess by stating the denialism before debunking it some people who are probably trying to confirm their misconceptions are ending up here. Maybe a few souls saved from the Dark Side? :-)

Some example search strings that show up in the referring URL's:

I come up in a few regular searches:

And there are a few rather funny searches that brought folks here:

Anyway, reading this is probably like watching some one else's home videos, sorry! I still get a kick out of seeing how people find their way here.

Vanity post over.

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5 Comments:

  • At March 24, 2006 11:12 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    That's
    www.exxonsecrets.org (warning, FlashPlayer heavy)

    dot oh arh gee
    =)

     
  • At March 24, 2006 11:26 AM, Blogger coby said…

    You are correct of course. Funny enough, this is becoming a regular way for people to get here, thanks to those comments somewhere that had www.exxonsecrets.com (another rank boost for google ;) Of course the real URL turns up way more hits...

     
  • At March 24, 2006 12:38 PM, Blogger Dano said…

    Unintended consequences sometimes good.

    Best,

    D

     
  • At March 28, 2006 1:49 PM, Anonymous Steve Bloom said…

    Blogger wagga actually has a perfectly simple explanation: Somebody looking for local bloggers in Wagga Wagga, Oz. But it's a phrase that has poetic value entirely aside from its meaning, don't you think?

    All of this web activity so soon is very encouraging. Keep up the good work!

     
  • At March 28, 2006 2:31 PM, Blogger coby said…

    So you think there is nothing strange about looking for bloggers in Wagga Wagga?! Just kidding, I know people actually do live there, I just got a kick out of Australian suburb names in general and this one became a symbol for me.

    Anyway, thanks for the comment, see you around the virtual neighborhood.

     

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