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originally posted by: xuenchen
What is the ANC government doing about this power problem?
originally posted by: HD3DSURROUNDSOUND
a reply to: Asktheanimals
Hi bud, sorry I had to laugh. #1 yes the indiginous people have the government now. #2 yes max profit for min maintenance but white squatter camps? No bud, no white squatter camps. The only indiginous who's lives got better when they won the election were those in the government. No 'whites were put out on the street'.
There are still millions and millions of poverty stricken indiginous people in squatter camps all over the country waiting with baited breath for a chance to take over if something like the grid goes down for a few weeks happens. They have nothing and I mean literally nothing to lose.
Prayer and faith are all I have left.
I dont even know where to start, comparing a thousand trees and miles of wire to getting a power boost from a completely different continent? or at the least thousands of miles away.
originally posted by: peck420
originally posted by: AutumnWitch657
a reply to: kykweer
When thousands of trees need to be cleared and thousands of miles of wire needs to be strung no amount of loaner power is going to help.
Isabel struck hard after a very wet summer. Trees fell like dominoes. North Carolina Virginia and Delaware and part of Maryland were without power. We could see the milkey way at night it was so dark.
Some people I know had electric pumps on wells so they were without electricity and water.
I understand its different there but still 14 days? It's nothing. But civil war will break out?
Comparing an incident where power to critical infrastructure was down for 48 hours or less to one where critical infrastructure could be down for 2 weeks is laughable.
Zille said that if the national power grid was hit with a blackout, a “huge amount” of electricity would need to be sourced from elsewhere to restart the grid. “This is not available from any of our neighbours.”
Asked about the validity of Zille’s claim and to what extent Eskom has planned for this possibility, aside from implementing power cuts as a preventative measure, the parastatal would not disclose details.”
Joe Slovo is an informal settlement in Langa, Cape Town. Like many other informal settlements, it was named after former housing minister and Anti-Apartheid activist, Joe Slovo. With over 20,000 residents, Joe Slovo is one of the largest informal settlements in South Africa.[
So what are you doing to prepare for 'uhuru - night of the long knives?
originally posted by: ObjectZero
a reply to: HD3DSURROUNDSOUND
First off good luck to you, be safe.
Yup could be a testing ground to see what happens when a mass system fault happens. Problem is I don't think it would work as a good vision at what would have all over the world. The systems are run different all over the world. Some would take a lot more to shut down.
originally posted by: NthOther
Industrial infrastructure collapses, oppressed indigenous population reclaims the country.
I dunno, I don't really see a problem with that. It waxes justice poetic, even. The fact that revolution is a real possibility as a result of technological failure speaks volumes about the power (no pun intended) structures at work not only in the subjugation of the indigenous population, but also in the unhealthy dependence on technology in the western world.
originally posted by: TheLaughingGod
You think they'll live in peace after having wiped out all the white people?