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Earth's sixth mass extinction has begun, study confirms

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posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 09:24 PM
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We will go extinct but you won't get a climate change denier to admit it ; )
The last breath will be, it was a vast left wing conspiracy.
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posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 09:36 PM
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Okay. So let's bring this thread back to its original theme, and rid ourselves of all the tangential nonsense that passes for postings.

A sixth mass extinction event is under way, and our species is equally in the line up. We may indeed have the intelligence, well some of us, but intelligence alone is not enough, wisdom should be prized more highly, and it would seem that wisdom is in very short supply, in fact, it is rarer than rocking horse manure.

We will see the societies of our countries contract and shrink, and at that point, we will hasten our own demise. Nature has placed a number of species within a few moves of checkmate, and there isn't a damn thing we can do about. As the years pass, selfishness and the instinct to be one of the few to survive will become ever more pronounced. It won't be nature that kicks us over the edge of the abyss, we will willingly dive head first off the edge, and throwaway our existence like a disposable rag. That is how psychotic we are. We had a decent innings, but now the end is in sight within all our lifetimes.

The disruption and the pain of it will increase as the years go by. We at least warned ourselves, but couldn't summon the will to do the right things. Just like the fossil fuels we cherish so much, so violently, our options are running dry, and ev3en now it may already be too late to make even a token gesture. We are being assailed by nature from a number of different angles, but what will really do it for us is our own nature.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 09:43 PM
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a reply to: starswift

Ah, the politics of climate change.

Doesn't really matter which side of the debate you are on. The debate itself is merely a stalling tactic to avoid taking any real actions that could possibly help prevent future devastating climate shifts.

We can't tax and regulate our way out of it, and we can't keep going on as if we aren't a major cause of the problem.

Truth is, neither side have any viable solutions. The actual steps to take, the changes and sacrifices that must be made are too great, and would be considered a man made doomsday solution.

So, why bother?

If extinction happens after I'm dead and gone, why should I care now?


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posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 10:11 PM
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If this is true then we only have ourselves to blame. We are more focused on self-gain and profit than making life better for the generations that come after us. Greed is the culprit, we are destroying Mother Earth in order to benefit ourselves in the short term. You can't take money with you when you die.

I disagree with this. "WE" aren't to blame, it's greedy corporations, politicians and the likes that are to blame. They keep people bent over a barrel with no options, one hand washing the other. Fear, monopoly, religion etc. keep the majority perfectly in line.
They aren't worried about taking it with them because they will be long gone when the shtf!



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 10:11 PM
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a reply to: kitzik

Star for you, but I'm not kidding. Just using my imagination a little bit.


beyond our capability


Beyond our present capability, in this you are perfectly accurate to our general knowledge and knowhow. What I had playfully proposed is something capable of being performed only by a harmonized planetary civilization.

World peace is the only thing that can save us from destroying ourselves.
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posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 10:33 PM
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originally posted by: Boomorangatangarang
a reply to: kitzik

Star for you, but I'm not kidding. Just using my imagination a little bit.


beyond our capability


Beyond our present capability, in this you are perfectly accurate to our general knowledge and knowhow. What I had playfully proposed is only something capable of being performed only by a harmonized planetary civilization.

World peace is the only thing that can save us from destroying ourselves.


World peace?

Humanity, from inception and creation was always predestined to collectively choose its own ultimate fate.

We choose to be divided, along a multitude of lines, cultural, ethnic, ideological, religious etc. So much diversity, so many irreconcilable differences, and yet despite all that divides us, we are in more ways all the same.

We are destructive, often indifferent and most despite denials are hateful of some other group or segment of humanity. Yes that includes YOU!

It was always our choice. And it is our choices that have brought us to the here and now.

We still have choices, but how can you get such bitterly divided beings to collectively make the right choices?

Maybe we've already chosen our ultimate fate?

Maybe.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 10:34 PM
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originally posted by: elysiumfire
We are being assailed by nature from a number of different angles, but what will really do it for us is our own nature.


I want to put you in another perspective of this, if you will bear with me.

Can we agree that most of the positions of material power in the world are occupied by psychopaths? It sure seems that way. This may very well be an accurate statement.

Can we then agree that the mental disorder of those occupying the world power structures is not representative of the human being population in terms of prevelance? Most of the people I've ever met pretty much care about everybody most ways, but they only have say over a tiny sliver of the resources being largely misused by the elite.

What I am trying to impart is that this circumstance we find ourselves in together is not a product of human nature, rather it is humans resisting and refusing our true nature.

The vast resources of this planet are being manipulated by a psychopathic elite who have conditioned the mases into powerlessness. All we have to do is wake up, and maybe a good jolting and jostling is what is needed.



posted on Jun, 19 2015 @ 11:09 PM
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originally posted by: ausername

originally posted by: Boomorangatangarang
a reply to: kitzik

Star for you, but I'm not kidding. Just using my imagination a little bit.


beyond our capability


Beyond our present capability, in this you are perfectly accurate to our general knowledge and knowhow. What I had playfully proposed is only something capable of being performed only by a harmonized planetary civilization.

World peace is the only thing that can save us from destroying ourselves.


World peace?

Humanity, from inception and creation was always predestined to collectively choose its own ultimate fate.

Yes!


We choose to be divided, along a multitude of lines, cultural, ethnic, ideological, religious etc. So much diversity, so many irreconcilable differences, and yet despite all that divides us, we are in more ways all the same.

We are destructive, often indifferent and most despite denials are hateful of some other group or segment of humanity.


These harmful choices are not made in the rational state of awareness as many of us enlightened individuals are able to demonstrate so as not to make such choices. Its tragic that so many people are unaware they are being controlled by their overwhelming emotions and are unable to see the truth of the consequences of their actions.


Yes that includes YOU!


Hey, come on. I'm trying EVERYDAY to be an instrument of peace. Everyone makes mistakes, and I like to try to learn from it, and encourage others likewise.


It was always our choice. And it is our choices that have brought us to the here and now.

We still have choices, but how can you get such bitterly divided beings to collectively make the right choices?


There is a school of practice called anticipatory design science which admits the concept of emergence through emergency: whereas, when a problem arises it is only a matter of time before a solution meets it. If there is a cosmic/divine purpose for the arisal problems, then the purpose is in their solving. So the more critical the worlds problems become, the greater the likelyhood of the solutions to manifest. Its only a question of, "will it be on time?"


Maybe we've already chosen our ultimate fate?


Our ultimate fate is death. No way around it that I can think of. Pretty sure its mandatory, choice or no.

Ha ha, sillyness aside: We're all here right now. Let's see what we ourselves can do tomorrow and go from there.


Maybe.


Maybe. Let's see how it turns out!
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posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 12:00 AM
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originally posted by: butcherguy
Since we have passed the brink and there is nothing we can do about it, can we stop with all the AGW debate now?


They knew in 1978 we were screwed I think it was because of the uranium mining yet rather than stop the mining, burning of the oil and creation of chemicals that has sped up the process, we could of all started repairing the planet the rich carried on with this path with the help of the journalists politicians and militaries.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 12:22 AM
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The sheer stupidity of TPTB consistantly blow my freaking mind on so many levels it's stupid.
But then again, we allowed it and they beat us and we get what we get.
Oh well.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 04:15 AM
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a reply to: MrNeo

I suspect the caused ruination of the world will come down to something like four or five family's responsibilities, so powerful and bullying we all think it impossible to challenge their greediness and power-lust.

Something resonated with this thread from another thread though for me - it was about the elite bilderberger group wanting to get people moved into their special cities they are planning. This kind of science report could be one of their propaganda tricks to make us think we are all so threatened we need to live within their protection and governance - although we never elected them personally, only their miserable puppets. Were we to think our planet so immediately threatened they could just get their wishes once their cities are constructed.On the flip side, I am sure I have read about new species being found so perhaps its not so dire as we all think.

However something we can't escape is the pollution on the planet supporting so many people, so much food production and disposing of the waste material etc without our everyday living pollution has to be finite. People need to face up to the fact that they simply cannot keep having large families, they are contributing to the problem.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 04:49 AM
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a reply to: OpenEars123
How about fully evolved, but intentionally restricted to maximise latent 'computational' power? 90% virtual RAM inside your brain.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 05:58 AM
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originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1

We are currently witnessing the start of a mass extinction event the likes of which have not been seen on Earth for at least 65 million years. This is the alarming finding of a new study published in the journal Science Advances.


I've had a nagging feeling the last couple of years that something big was coming, something that couldn't be avoided. Maybe this is what I, and many others, have been sensing?


This latest research tells us what we already knew. Humans have in the space of a few centuries swung a wrecking ball through the Earth’s biosphere. Liquidating biodiversity to produce products and services has an end point. Science is starting to sketch out what that end point could look like but it cannot tell us why to stop before we reach it.


If this is true then we only have ourselves to blame. We are more focused on self-gain and profit than making life better for the generations that come after us. Greed is the culprit, we are destroying Mother Earth in order to benefit ourselves in the short term. You can't take money with you when you die.

More at the link HERE.


In the words of Andre 3000:

The desensitization has already begun. Desensitizing you you from the very thang, or thing that brought you into this mother #er in the first place. And when I do say mother #er, I do mean mother #er, because Mother Earth is dying and we continue to # her to death. Play with your own score sheet. Become the master of your own bation. And yes, God is watching you. No need to be embarrassed. For the future is in your hands. No, the future is in your hand. Play with your own score sheet.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 06:30 AM
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Let the massive extinction begin.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 07:19 AM
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George Carlin on The Environment




posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 10:27 AM
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elite bilderberger group wanting to get people moved into their special cities they are planning


Are you talking about the Blueseed project, where they want an offshore location for conspiring?

Please give us a link to what you are talking about, because it sounds different from Blueseed.


However something we can't escape is the pollution on the planet supporting so many people, so much food production and disposing of the waste material etc without our everyday living pollution has to be finite. People need to face up to the fact that they simply cannot keep having large families, they are contributing to the problem.


In the words of R. Buckminster Fuller:

"Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value."

The population crises is not because of a physical resource scarcity. Its because of the gross resource mismanagement that we are failing to support our fellow Earthlings. The World Game established that there are enough resources on this planet to support many times the population we currently have.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 11:24 AM
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I read this ealier on skynews.

It's definately happening to the Insects & Animals anyway, that's for sure. Anyone would be able to see this if you have lived in the City for most of your life... you would notice that the Ants, Caterpillars, Ladybirds, Snails, Bee's, Wasps and Fly's even... are either completely gone or are disappearing.

The 'Capitalists' and all those people opening up Businesses on every street are to blame!

Yes, we need shops but we DON'T need this many shops! Also, we don't need this many people coming to the City areas because that only creates more Buildings where once there was greenland!

Did i mention that the people buying houses with gardens are turning their gardens into concrete!
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posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 11:30 AM
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originally posted by: infolurker
a reply to: 3NL1GHT3N3D1

I bet a Carbon Credit Financial Trading scheme will be proposed to fix this as well.


But of course, it's the democratic way.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 11:47 AM
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The 'Capitalists' and all those people opening up Businesses on every street are to blame!

Yes, we need shops but we DON'T need this many shops! Also, we don't need this many people coming to the City areas because that only creates more Buildings where once there was greenland!

Did i mention that the people buying houses with gardens are turning their gardens into concrete!


When I look at areas with "Mom and Pops" stores, closed down or open, there are trees, lots of grass and shade and soil. The pavement is minimal.

Compare that setting to a Walmart, Dollar General, or a gas station. There's nearly a square mile of pavement with a super store. The dollar stores are smaller, but they still enjoy paving over everything as well as gas stations.

Why don't they spare the nice old trees to shade unnecesarily big parking lots. Their reasoning is that of NLBS.



posted on Jun, 20 2015 @ 12:48 PM
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There has allways been some survivors from earths past extinction periods, the most adaptable species are the best equipped to find a way to survive, also some of the species that have evolved to live in a harsh enviroment are hardy enough to ride out the storm. The first to go are the species that have a very specialist set of survival needs, unable to adapt they perish, then the larger species slowly starve as nutrition becomes more scarce and they're unable to sustain they're large bodys. Carnivores soon follow as the last of their pray dissapears.but us! We're different, we can adapt to our surroundings or adapt our surroundings to suit us due to us being inteligent and creative problem solvers, we know how to survive instinctively and we have all the right tools (creativity, inteligence, dexterity, comunication and empathy) so even if we needed to evacuate earth, im absolutely certain the human race would come together and go into overdrive, inventing, building, exploring and learning ourself's how to survive, live and thrive on other worlds. My imagination is running away with me on this topic so i'll stop waffling s#!t now and just say..."Scientists" try using your funding for researching something more productive like curing cancer or free clean energy!!!




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