There is a new disorder which I recently heard about on the news. Apparently, climate despair is a condition millennials are struggling to cope with as global warming concerns spread throughout social media daily. The seed for climate despair has been planted by public education, introduced through curriculum beginning as early as first grade. I guess as children are taught that the use of fossil fuels used by their parents are melting the polar icecaps, the image of polar bears dying has resulted in depression and fear.
I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears, Psalm 34:4.
According to a recent article on Vice, climate despair is causing a growing numbers of millennials to give up on life. Anxiety attacks brought on by thoughts of human extinction is too much for some to bear leading to suicide. Those who don’t pull the trigger are haunted by the unstoppable force described in books like the Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells. Since environmentalism is becoming a form of religion and worship, scare tactics are used by members of the media to guilt souls into conforming causes like the Paris Climate Accord.
When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. He keeps all his bones; not one of them is broken, Psalm 34:17-20.
One message missing from global warming is hope. In the passage above, the Psalmist writes about crying out to God in prayer when troubles arise. While your heart may be broken and soul crushed, the Lord promises to answer those whom call upon his name, Romans 10:9-11. Therefore, the next time you feel overwhelmed by news that you can’t control, cry out to God for help so that you will be delivered from climate despair.
by Jay Mankus