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Scientists: Humanity's end in sight

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posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 03:18 PM
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So, i know this is Doomsday porn for a NWO, but since most people dont buy it, i say do a Nuclear holocaust. Its a great bedtime story for generations to come.

If you only knew, the ones you think are your enemy is trying to save you. The idealists still have faith in humanity, tho we tell them its no use. They wont learn if you dont teach them a lesson the never forget. Nuclear holocaust.




posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 03:37 PM
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The funny thing is I picture the last two humans left will be arguing over the cause of the global mass death... then the one left muttering their pet theory to themselves... then... blessed silence.

I will miss a certain portion of the human race, if one is able to miss anything when one is dead... there sure were some standouts due to heart and mind.... but on the whole? Meh...



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 04:06 PM
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originally posted by: tom.farnhill
a reply to: openminded2011
My grand mother used to say that there was none of this strange weather until they invented rockets .

maybe her great grand mother said the same thing about bow's and arrow's .

Climate change is normal , the sahara used to be lush grass land once but now it is barren , and guess what the world did not end.
i am not saying that we should not have respect for mother earth and take care of her but i think she is more than capable of looking after herself , after all she has managed ok for millions of years .


It's the same with the African desert. One scientist decided to see what would happen to two patches of desert if one was left unfenced and the other had a high fence and enclosure around it. The unfenced patch was constantly raided by humans, and animals for whatever vegetation was available. The fenced off area returned to natural grassland with bushes and eventually trees. Replicated across the whole of Africa, the whole continent would become like the Amazon.

It's like that rule - every species will increase in population until it is restricted by availability of resources such as land, food and water.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 04:11 PM
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originally posted by: Danke
a reply to: FlySolo

Not that I would use his example for climate change, but really any event that causes long term climate change is relevant.

If an asteroid hit the earth tomorrow and killed all the life on the planet, starting an ice age that lasted for 50 thousand years, would that not be relevant?


Well sure. But the burning question is if "WE" are causing it. Yes, a million years ago the planet was gooey and bubbly. 100,000 years ago was cold a frosty. But none of these events are man made and having everything thing to do with "the growing years".

But alas, those growing years are over and our planet is in a stable rotation yet we have been heating up since the industrial revolution. Hmmmm "The Industrial Revolution" hint hint.

So, let's stop using "Greenland was once green" and "the Sahara too" because anything that happened prior to 1900's doesn't count.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 04:17 PM
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originally posted by: openminded2011
Interesting article. Due to pollution, overpopulation, disease, war,and climate change, scientists are giving us just 100 years. And it's probably already too late to do something.

I have been saying this for years, but unlike the gloom-and-doomers, I've been saying that our demise will be caused not by our selfishness or shortcomings, but because we are loving and intelligent. We breed because we love, and we want to protect our loved ones and see them live long lives. That requires resources. Fresh water, medicine, etc., and we're clever enough to figure those things out. So we make more people, and the cycle continues.

But beyond that, we're so clever that we'll soon build our own evolutionary offspring, which are intelligent, self-replicating machines. And they will be better than us and take our place. We will also learn to manipulate our genetics, so that we will no longer choose to be merely human anymore (well, maybe some old-fashioned religious Luddite-types).

Love and brilliance. That's what will be the end of us.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 04:17 PM
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a reply to: stormcell

Really? All you need is a fence and no more desert? So, you mean, there were no deserts before complex vertebrae species? You mean aquifers, weather patterns, and geology have no baring on the environment? The sand sprouted grass, which evolved into bushes, which evolved into trees, all in an observational period? I'd really like to see that study...



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 04:18 PM
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Metallicus:

We may not all survive, but we will survive as a race.


You might be right, but it will all depend upon the type of climate or environmental crisis, and more specifically, the speed at which it unfolds.

The quicker an event occurs, the more overwhelming and devastating it could be. Setting aside our own response to ever increasing and encroaching climate and environmental effects, and focussing only on climate and environmental effects, these alone will prove pretty disruptive to everyone's way of life, and its quality. Obviously, we are not going to go extinct in one event, and as you say, we may not go extinct at all, but many people are going to suffer and maybe die due to knock on effects as the disruption cascades.

If an area gets hit severely, it can recover as long as areas that have not been hit send aid. If that aid does not arrive in time, society starts to crumble. If you lose electric power, and it stays down for longer than three weeks, your community is in serious trouble. You then have to make a decision to move out and try and reach areas that are still functioning. Anyone who stays hoping that aid will arrive will be putting themselves and their family at serious risk.

A climate or environmental event will come and go pretty quickly, unless it is a drought, but it is dealing with the aftermath where the hardship begins. Over the next hundred years, weather events are going to increase in their severity. There's going to be much more energy driving them. Floods are going to become really big issues and probably the more destructive and disruptive type of event. If you live in a valley or flood plain, you might want to consider moving and settling to higher ground?

Even if you are fine through an event, you then have to deal with the societal problems arising from the actions of desperate people.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 04:25 PM
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One big problem we have with "sudden" collapse is the effect of 400+ active nuclear reactors dotting the globe (that we know of) - what do you think is going to happen to those reactors if our social structure collapses? They're going to overheat, and when nuclear reactors overheat, bad things happen. VERY bad things, which can have a serious impact on any biological life for a very long time. If things do go sour in a short period of time, (>200 years) we are never going to sink the necessary resources to prevent the meltdown of those reactors. Anyone who survives a massive social collapse might have been better off dying in the initial chaos then to face what might come to be.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 05:24 PM
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So, the fact remains. The only constant in this universe/multi-verse is CHANGE..

Nothing ever stays the same. So why wouldn't this apply to climate, and a planet.

Yes, the climate changes from place to place. Look at Las Vegas, NV for example. It is a desert, and the only reason people are there is due to people pumping in water. If the people cease to be there, the water will cease to be there, and it will remain a desert until something shifts.

Southern California is turning back into a desert, and no matter how much water conservation they wish to force upon the people, it will not change.

However, in Texas, there has been more rain this year, than in the past 10 years combined. Cycles people, everything is cyclical.

Now as far as our (humanities) part in all this, sure, we play a part, but to what extent, remains to be known. Sure one side says (and also falsifies) "empirical" evidence. Yet, I see nothing that is really that concerning. Even with all the ice-core data we are pulling, and earth core samples, etc. Things have reached higher levels than they are now, or will be in 100 years.

Change, it is constant, and it is the one thing humans have the hardest time accepting and adapting too, regardless of the reason. We like the easy options, and convenience. Yet, we understand so little. The more we claim to know, the less we actually understand.

See you all in a 100 years.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 07:58 PM
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Yep, that could work.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 08:20 PM
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a reply to: Syyth007




One big problem we have with "sudden" collapse is the effect of 400+ active nuclear reactors dotting the globe (that we know of) - what do you think is going to happen to those reactors if our social structure collapses? They're going to overheat, and when nuclear reactors overheat, bad things happen. VERY bad things, which can have a serious impact on any biological life for a very long time. If things do go sour in a short period of time, (>200 years) we are never going to sink the necessary resources to prevent the meltdown of those reactors.


What is this doom porn ? Nuclear reactors are easily shutting down. Safely to shut down reactor is possible in several hours.
This doesn't mean that they are 100% safe from misadventure, but you have some serious misunderstanding how easy it is to close them :0



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 08:38 PM
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a reply to: kitzik

That's a good point. Some people confuse 100% safely shutting down when you have the time with, .. oh shizz let's do the best we can with the time we've got.. type of situation. I don't know that this is much of an issue, either.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 09:16 PM
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a reply to: Blue Shift

I think you have a pretty good grasp of how things are going. Large die-off followed by a transformed species. Maybe not a species as most of us would like to think about, yet still and outgrowth of our current science. Your suggestion of why, do to our love and intelligence is a spot on observation. Spot on though it reminds me of a line from an old hardly known Pete Seeger song. "Adam, brilliant Adam, so brilliant your made blind, inventing some new kind of world with no place for mankind



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 09:50 PM
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I was just reading basically the same thing on the daily mail www.dailymail.co.uk...
Officially begun !!!



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 02:04 AM
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originally posted by: LiveThruLove
I agree that humanity has survived many things, and will probably evolve to survive many other things. I haven't got time right now to read the article... But I bet it doesn't say why the world is so polluted (BIG OIL) or why the humans are so diseased (Scientists created evolved strains) Or who starts and prolongs wars (Government for profits). The world is suffering because of greed... and I hardly think we simple people living to make ends meet contributed to much of this.


"Love of money is the root of all evil."

And you're right... the common folk simply trying to eek out a living to feed their families is do not exemplify that truth. They love their families. Not money.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 04:59 AM
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least true thing ever written.

At any given time in human history we would have gone extinct IF we didn't "do something" you couldn't find a date from first tool used that this statement couldn't be made "IF (we don't do something we will go extinct)"

We were going extinct without fire, we were going extinct without irrigation without computers, without vaccines, without farming, without domestication of animals...

always new challenges needing solutions



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 05:34 AM
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a reply to: openminded2011

Because of science?




posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 06:04 AM
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originally posted by: FlySolo
a reply to: tom.farnhill




Climate change is normal , the sahara used to be lush grass land once but now it is barren , and guess what the world did not end.


It would be nice if people could stop using this as a point because it isn't. The reason the Sahara is a desert has nothing to do with climate change. It has to do with the orbital shift of our planet a few degrees. While one would argue the orbital shift does contributes to "climate change", I would argue back, not in 8000 years.


That's interesting. I'll have to look that up.

www.huffingtonpost.com... bital-shift-_b_805720.html
Seems to be more about axial-tilt.

On another note, there's a reason SETI hasn't found evidence of intelligent life: The Great Filter. Be at peace with yourself and be kind to others. This world is an illusion, just like Plato's Cave. The only thing that is real is other living creatures and our own internal feelings. So be cool!
edit on 20-6-2015 by ScreenBogey because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 06:16 AM
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a reply to: openminded2011

Our Earth moves in cycles, humanity is only part of a vastly more complicated process which we will never understand completely. Fact is if our Earth decides we are no longer pertinent or to much of a strain on her ecosystem she will remove us as the dominant species and start again. That being said us clever monkeys have been around for quite sometime now, i dont see us going quietly in to the night without a struggle.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 06:24 AM
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The Club of Rome was saying back in the 1970's that we would run out of oil and water by the year 2000. Mind you this prediction was made by a collection of the world's greatest scientists. Of course our greatest scientists once believed the Earth was flat too. We will survive as a species, it's what we do.



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