posted on Oct, 11 2005 @ 12:02 PM
The recent spate of natural disasters may be horrifying, but they are normal, say scientists. Earthquake activity and the frequency of large
earthquakes hasn't changed over the past million years. As for hurricanes, the busy tropical weather period is part of a natural cycle and this is
not the first time for these very active hurricane periods.
The recent spate of natural disasters affecting the globe "might be" signs that the Biblical apocalypse is near, says Christian televangelist Pat
On an Oct. 9 episode of CNN's "Late Edition," the preacher noted that hurricanes such as Katrina and Rita and earthquakes like the ones that struck
Pakistan this past weekend and the tsunami-causing one that struck Indonesia last December are hitting with "amazing regularity."
Trenberth said that he "thinks its part of the general [socio-political] climate that seems to exists in the country today, fostered partly perhaps
by this administration and their lack of credence to science."
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Scientists rain on the parade of the eco-apocalyptic pundits, because they were getting tired of the sky is falling mantra, based on skewed facts.
Natural Disasters: Top 10 U.S. Threats
Although it may be the end of humanity through global warfare, but that's another story.
Top 10 Ways to Destroy Earth
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[edit on 11-10-2005 by Regenmacher]
[edit on 10/15/05 by FredT]