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The Best Author You've Never Read Vol. 6 : Michael Crichton

I’m not sure if he belongs, because you’ve probably read him…but not lately. With the latest installment of Jurassic Park looming on the horizon of this summer’s blockbuster movie line-up, it might be time to go back and re-read the books that spawned the movies. 915 more words


The theology of environmentalism

By Tom Quiner

Michael Crichton wrote a book characterized as “pure porn for global warming deniers.”

His 2004 novel, “State of Fear,” was a techno thriller that exposed the global warming movement as fraudulent and self-serving. 328 more words


"Environmentalism as a Religion," by Michael Crichton

I read this article along with MIchael Crichton’s book, “State of Fear” about ten years ago. I noted a reference to the article and the book today and present it for your reading pleasure. 3,457 more words


Week 15-Fear and Apocalypticism

Global warming and its approaches can often be catastrophic and dangerous, often there is a constant war being waged between two sides with conflicting ‘facts’ and sometimes fatalistic approaches. 587 more words

State of Fear: The Dangers of Fiction

I wrote my first blog post on State of Fear before we had our seminar on it. Our seminar allowed me to see the dangerous effect Crichton’s novel might have on readers and also validated the bad feelings I already had towards the book (see… 249 more words


The Future Unknown

When State of Fear came out in 2004, Michael Crichton received a lot of criticism for his portrayal of global warming and the scientific community. Many critics believed that Crichton abhorrently disbelieved in Global Climate change. 144 more words


State of Fear: First Thoughts


The best way I can describe State of Fear is as a weird sort of hybrid text; a cross between a novel and a geography lesson. 257 more words