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Extinction Rebellion isnít about the Climate
medium ^ | Jan 10 | Stuart Basden

Posted on 10/21/2019 1:47:08 PM PDT by Mount Athos

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1 posted on 10/21/2019 1:47:08 PM PDT by Mount Athos
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To: Mount Athos

“Woe, woe, and thrice woe.”


2 posted on 10/21/2019 1:49:16 PM PDT by lastchance (Credo.)
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To: Mount Athos

Kill yourself then


3 posted on 10/21/2019 1:49:30 PM PDT by kaktuskid
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To: Mount Athos

The lunacy of these folks is beyond belief.
They aren’t satisfied living in their own delusion
they want YOU to live it too.


4 posted on 10/21/2019 1:52:57 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Mount Athos

Its about selling lots of tee shirts and super glue!......


5 posted on 10/21/2019 1:53:49 PM PDT by Red Badger (Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain...................)
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To: Mount Athos

This was some of the same logic that buttressed the claim in the 1960s, that we were nearing the point of mass starvation, because the planet just couldn’t support the levels of human life that were coming soon.

Hand wringers are wearisome group.


6 posted on 10/21/2019 1:54:06 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This space for rent.)
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To: Mount Athos

Please stop exhaling and emitting CO2


7 posted on 10/21/2019 1:54:40 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is EVIL and needs to be eradicated)
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To: Mount Athos
I think I got through the first sentence, then realized it was pure, unadulterated

BULL KAKA


8 posted on 10/21/2019 1:56:42 PM PDT by ssaftler (The opinions expressed here have not been peer reviewed, fact checked or focus group tested.)
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To: Mount Athos

You will actually lose IQ points reading this infantile hysteric narcissistic blather by Stuart Basden


9 posted on 10/21/2019 1:56:50 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (They would have to abandon leftism to achieve sanity. Freeper Olog-hai)
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To: Mount Athos

The issue is never the issue; the issue is always the revolution.


10 posted on 10/21/2019 1:57:12 PM PDT by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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To: tet68

They prefer that you die.


11 posted on 10/21/2019 1:57:34 PM PDT by webheart
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To: Mount Athos

This is what universal basic income will get you.

More of this drek and insurrectionists from losers who want to crash the world.


12 posted on 10/21/2019 1:57:38 PM PDT by Skywise
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Where are the men in white coats when we need them most?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnzHtm1jhL4


13 posted on 10/21/2019 1:57:45 PM PDT by cgbg (Vote Trump or you will _be_ Trump)
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To: Mount Athos

1st Earth Day 1970 quotes.

1. Harvard biologist George Wald estimated that “civilization will end within 15 or 30 years unless immediate action is taken against problems facing mankind.”

2. “We are in an environmental crisis which threatens the survival of this nation, and of the world as a suitable place of human habitation,” wrote Washington University biologist Barry Commoner in the Earth Day issue of the scholarly journal Environment.

3. The day after the first Earth Day, the New York Times editorial page warned, “Man must stop pollution and conserve his resources, not merely to enhance existence but to save the race from intolerable deterioration and possible extinction.”

4. “Population will inevitably and completely outstrip whatever small increases in food supplies we make,” Paul Ehrlich confidently declared in the April 1970 issue of Mademoiselle. “The death rate will increase until at least 100-200 million people per year will be starving to death during the next ten years.”

5. “Most of the people who are going to die in the greatest cataclysm in the history of man have already been born,” wrote Paul Ehrlich in a 1969 essay titled “Eco-Catastrophe! “By…[1975] some experts feel that food shortages will have escalated the present level of world hunger and starvation into famines of unbelievable proportions. Other experts, more optimistic, think the ultimate food-population collision will not occur until the decade of the 1980s.”

6. Ehrlich sketched out his most alarmist scenario for the 1970 Earth Day issue of The Progressive, assuring readers that between 1980 and 1989, some 4 billion people, including 65 million Americans, would perish in the “Great Die-Off.”

7. “It is already too late to avoid mass starvation,” declared Denis Hayes, the chief organizer for Earth Day, in the Spring 1970 issue of The Living Wilderness.

8. Peter Gunter, a North Texas State University professor, wrote in 1970, “Demographers agree almost unanimously on the following grim timetable: by 1975 widespread famines will begin in India; these will spread by 1990 to include all of India, Pakistan, China and the Near East, Africa. By the year 2000, or conceivably sooner, South and Central America will exist under famine conditions….By the year 2000, thirty years from now, the entire world, with the exception of Western Europe, North America, and Australia, will be in famine.”

9. In January 1970, Life reported, “Scientists have solid experimental and theoretical evidence to support…the following predictions: In a decade, urban dwellers will have to wear gas masks to survive air pollution…by 1985 air pollution will have reduced the amount of sunlight reaching earth by one half….”

10. Ecologist Kenneth Watt told Time that, “At the present rate of nitrogen buildup, it’s only a matter of time before light will be filtered out of the atmosphere and none of our land will be usable.”

11. Barry Commoner predicted that decaying organic pollutants would use up all of the oxygen in America’s rivers, causing freshwater fish to suffocate.

12. Paul Ehrlich chimed in, predicting in 1970 that “air pollution…is certainly going to take hundreds of thousands of lives in the next few years alone.” Ehrlich sketched a scenario in which 200,000 Americans would die in 1973 during “smog disasters” in New York and Los Angeles.

13. Paul Ehrlich warned in the May 1970 issue of Audubon that DDT and other chlorinated hydrocarbons “may have substantially reduced the life expectancy of people born since 1945.” Ehrlich warned that Americans born since 1946…now had a life expectancy of only 49 years, and he predicted that if current patterns continued this expectancy would reach 42 years by 1980, when it might level out. (Note: According to the most recent CDC report, life expectancy in the US is 78.8 years).

14. Ecologist Kenneth Watt declared, “By the year 2000, if present trends continue, we will be using up crude oil at such a rate…that there won’t be any more crude oil. You’ll drive up to the pump and say, `Fill ‘er up, buddy,’ and he’ll say, `I am very sorry, there isn’t any.’”

15. Harrison Brown, a scientist at the National Academy of Sciences, published a chart in Scientific American that looked at metal reserves and estimated the humanity would totally run out of copper shortly after 2000. Lead, zinc, tin, gold, and silver would be gone before 1990.

16. Sen. Gaylord Nelson wrote in Look that, “Dr. S. Dillon Ripley, secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, believes that in 25 years, somewhere between 75 and 80 percent of all the species of living animals will be extinct.”

17. In 1975, Paul Ehrlich predicted that “since more than nine-tenths of the original tropical rainforests will be removed in most areas within the next 30 years or so, it is expected that half of the organisms in these areas will vanish with it.”

18. Kenneth Watt warned about a pending Ice Age in a speech. “The world has been chilling sharply for about twenty years,” he declared. “If present trends continue, the world will be about four degrees colder for the global mean temperature in 1990, but eleven degrees colder in the year 2000. This is about twice what it would take to put us into an ice age.”\

https://www.aei.org/carpe-diem/18-spectacularly-wrong-predictions-made-around-the-time-of-first-earth-day-in-1970-expect-more-this-year-3/


14 posted on 10/21/2019 1:58:09 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (They would have to abandon leftism to achieve sanity. Freeper Olog-hai)
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Get the government out of farming and watch how efficient the country can grow food. Get the fake news media out of weather and see the weather improve.


15 posted on 10/21/2019 1:58:36 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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Mr Badsen. Do you seriously belive the world to which the Erupeons expanded did not already have carnage, torture,.and genocide?

Do you?

Or are you,as I suspect you are, an brazen purveyor of poisonous falsehoods directed to the weakminded, poorly educated, and desperately susceptable young people of the western world?


16 posted on 10/21/2019 1:59:06 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire. Or both.)
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What happened to the Neanderthal?

Is the answer to that, Cro-Magnon?

Where did the American Indians come from and which species in America did they displace?

Why does any of this matter except as a point of interest?


17 posted on 10/21/2019 2:00:04 PM PDT by billyboy15
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These prolix commies are tiresome.


18 posted on 10/21/2019 2:01:03 PM PDT by deadrock
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If this dope is looking for someone to “pay reparations” to, I’ll claim that My 12th generation great grandfather was exploited by the English and I’ll take the payments in USD or British Pounds.


19 posted on 10/21/2019 2:01:42 PM PDT by BatGuano (Ya don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do Ya?)
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I see he’s mobilizing his family to pay reparations. He’s not, of course, he’s too important to waste his own resources to pay reparations.


20 posted on 10/21/2019 2:02:12 PM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Calm down and enjoy the ride, great things are happening for our country)
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