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Old 11-05-2017, 03:28 PM   #491 (permalink)
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Old 11-05-2017, 11:23 PM   #492 (permalink)
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Just mandate that social media be used on human-powered treadmills.
Reminds me of a Black Mirror episode

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Just mandate that social media mining the Bitcoin blockchain be used on human-powered treadmills.
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Excellent video presentation by the Post Carbon Foundation discussing direct vs embodied energy consumption.
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I didn't want to stay up for another hour and a quarter so I picked this Kirsten Dirksen interview

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Old 11-08-2017, 09:55 AM   #496 (permalink)
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Been away too long. This thread has been pretty interesting in the past two or three weeks, I see.
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Old 11-10-2017, 11:30 PM   #497 (permalink)
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How the world will end. And it has nothing to do with man made global mass hysteria.

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In 20 or 30 years man made global warming will be laughed at as hard if not harder than the satanic day care nonsense we had in the 1980s.
(Because remember the hole in the ozone was supposed to kill us all by now)
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Old 11-10-2017, 11:43 PM   #498 (permalink)
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In the early 80s a guy wrote a book about how he had thousands of satanic followers and he disbanded to spread them through the country, talked about how their cause required blood sacrifice of childern bla bla, bla. At the same time the fastest growing industry in the US was a relatively new one, it was the day care industry.
It wasn't too hard to figure out that obviously these day care startups were being started by the satanic followers.
And everyone lost their freaking minds.

Turns out the guy completely made up everything in his book and there was nothing to worry about, just like the hole in the ozone.
Pretty much like most of what you hear about global warming, they find what they need to find, jump to baseless conclusions or just flat out make it up.
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Regardless of warmer or not warmer the problem of impending fossil fuel depletion is very real and even more pressing.

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