posted on Dec, 9 2007 @ 08:39 PM
A sufficiently heavy CME could knock out all electromagnetic comms (see projectcamelot.org...
) and also (possibly) fry all chips
and circuits that are not what the military call ‘hardened’. The worst case scenario is that after the CME was over (maybe just a few days of the
worst weather in 150 years and the need to stay well indoors, preferably in the basement) nothing electronic would work.
Apart from the military, who would have been sitting tight in deep underground bases, we’d all be back in the 1800s. No pumps, no running water, no
gas, no electricity, no transport, no food in the shops, no TV, no radio, no internet, no phone. Access to fresh running water, fresh vegetables, and
a cow, a goat and a horse would then be pretty smart. Solar powered ham radio (which you would have kept shielded safely with you in your basement)
would make you the only communications portal in a hundred miles.
I agree that a magnetic pole reversal would seem not to be serious... I’m not sufficiently well informed to be certain. A pole shift, though, would
be cataclysmic. This is where the Earth actually tilts on its axis, like suddenly knocking and upsetting a large soup bowl. There could be huge
earthquakes of Richter magnitude 15-20 and tsunamis with walls of water hundreds of feet high. Massive destruction of coastal areas and anything in
any earthquake zone anywhere. A large percentage of the Earth’s population could die (if not immediately, soon afterwards through disease, exposure
Again, this is the theoretical worst case scenario. This is what’s at stake. We don’t want to believe this... but we’ve had enough people tell
us that this is exactly what’s on the cards that we can’t responsibly ignore it. This is the problem.