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Food prices rocket by 50% as global hunger epidemic causes riots and famines

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posted on Jan, 25 2011 @ 07:40 PM
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Originally posted by jed001

Originally posted by Skywatcher2011
reply to post by HunkaHunka
 


You are going to see an increase in the sale of lab made supplements like protein shakes as the shortage of meats and their rise in purchase price will deter consumption by consumers.

A benefit that can actually arise from this "food shortage" will be the North American population trimming up and losing some weight (ie. fat). Maybe this will teach people to eat to survive rather than living to eat.


can i get that shake super sized


I'm sure you could because anything in a shake is artificially created in a lab...so have a super-duper sized shake!




posted on Jan, 25 2011 @ 08:24 PM
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We are entering a period where we are seeing cold and harsher winters, warmer summers, and changing weather patterns (regardless the cause)

Infrastructures, electric grids, water and sewage systems, roads, bridges, long neglected around the world are overtaxed and beginning to fail.

Looking at true tonnage figures, 90% of all the worlds fishing grounds are overfished and 80% of arable land currently under cultivation is being over farmed.

The huge, complex, energy intensive, distribution networks required to transport such vast quantities of raw materials are at peak capacity.Even with new technologies coming online we are close to where sheer volume ,physical limits come into play.
Our technology has allowed us to supply unimaginable amounts of raw material to support billions of people, and an advanced tech civilization but at a ruinous unsustainable price.

The Euro has a one in five chance of staying viable till the end of the decade.

The dollar has only a little more than that.

Europe is failing as one by one their Socialist modeled economies begin to collapse from their own weight.

The US Socialist models only a few steps behind them.

Citizens rioting in the streets over cuts to social programs that, even cut as they were are not sustainable.

Health care cost rising, while availability declining.

Jobs hard to find and many looking.

North Korea looks ready to attack South Korea, (simply because it’s about to starve to death).

Iran, Israel, hell the entire Middle East region is a powder keg waiting for a spark.

China’s economy is showing signs of slowing its frantic pace, and China is only now beginning to face the ecological consequences and cost of such a rapid economic expansion.

Given all this, it strikes me that you have to be wearing blinders not to see we have reached a point in time where the support of the current world population has become ruinous to the survival of man himself. Because of this I believe internal pressures and outside forces are going to join and force a large reduction in the world’s population.



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