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US Environmental policies driven by the bible.

Accepted submission by Whoever at 2018-02-25 03:43:03

In a recent interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, Scott Pruitt, EPA Chief, said that the Bible tells people to use all the resources available to us, including fossil fuels []:
“The biblical world view with respect to these issues is that we have a responsibility to manage and cultivate, harvest the natural resources that we’ve been blessed with to truly bless our fellow mankind,”

According to Vox: "But as far as his biblical assertion goes, Pruitt’s words reflect a wider trend among American evangelicals, who largely have not embraced scientific thought on environmentalism or global warming."

Please read the linked article as it explains the connection between contempt for science and protecting the environment and the beliefs of evangelicals.

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