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originally posted by: Paradoxroutine
Write and be lost in a header of mind, a body of soul, and a closing transcending the spirit.
originally posted by: Atsbhct
a reply to: Flyingclaydisk
Pencil and paper aren't exactly infallible.
Technology changes almost by the minute. The storage system you had last month is obsolete this month. And, next year you can't even find the connector, or the driver, it takes to access all that "old" stuff. More stuff lost...but no matter, right? It's only history, who cares!
The January 2015 blaze that gutted the CitiStorage facility in Williamsburg destroyed a massive collection of historical records stored there by the New York state court system. Included in the tens of thousands of boxes of records incinerated were files relating to the disbarment proceeding brought against Roy Cohn, the reptilian attorney who gained fame at the shoulder of Senator Joseph McCarthy and eventually became a fixer and confidant for New York gangsters, politicians, and tycoons.
originally posted by: DarkvsLight29
I used to enjoy writing in pencil and pen at school and when bored write a few made up stories/poems etc...When i was young computer's had barely come out or were still dial up into my late teens lol.
Now i barely even write anything at all, everything is computer's, tablets, smartphones etc, so do get what you mean by how time has moved on and technology is the big boss.
Today's kids/teens don't know anything about (not having internet) even at school they use it more often, we'd survive without it but would they?
The odds of human civilization being plunged back into a pre-technology era are not in dispute. Every day that goes by is another roll of the dice, and a direct hit on the planet by a massive CME is mathematically inevitable. On a larger time scale, in fact, large solar flares might be viewed as a kind of "galactic rebooting" of inhabited planets, humbling civilizations back into the pre-electronics era and causing a massive die-off of the unprepared. Learn more: www.naturalnews.com...
Nearly all humans alive today falsely assume that human civilization is robust and redundant. They do not understand how their food, water, air conditioning, economic activities and personal safety are all heavily dependent on complex electronic devices which will not survive a sufficiently large solar flare. As a result, few people will understand what's really happening when the CME strikes. Suddenly, nearly all electronic devices will simultaneously cease to function. The world will fall silent, and within minutes the panic will begin. Thrust back into the 19th century, the world will likely see a loss of billions of lives. Under-developed agricultural nations like Papua New Guinea will experience the highest survival rates, and rural families will vastly out-live urban dwellers across every nation. Those people who can grow their own food, defend their property against looters and safeguard their health with natural remedies will vastly out-live those who can't. This scenario is precisely what nearly unfolded in the summer of 2012. And there is no question that it will happen to our civilization sooner or later. With a 12% chance of a direct hit every decade, it's likely to be "sooner" rather than "later." Learn more: www.naturalnews.com...
originally posted by: FamCore
a reply to: Flyingclaydisk
We are definitely going to lose valuable information and historical information with the way things are heading.