I've noticed an interesting phenomenon. People get caught up in causes that seem so dire and suddenly something changes: a scientific discovery, for instance, that makes the whole thing irrelevant.
For instance: stem cell research controversy. The "pro-life" crowd is up in arms about it and tries to stop it because they think there's some conspiracy to create abortion mills to harvest stem cells.
What's hilarious is many of these controversial subjects would be
irrelevant if people put their focus on finding solutions instead of
championing the cause of the day. Guess what? The issue will soon be
irrelevant and these kind of people will have to find some other witch