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Preposterous - Definition ...
Definition of PREPOSTEROUS: contrary to nature, reason, or common sense : absurd — pre·pos·ter·ous·ly adverb — pre·pos·ter·ous·ness noun
Originally posted by Losferwords
If oil (or lack thereof) were the culprit of the earthquakes, the Middle East would have been rocking for the past 30 years, but it's pretty quiet over there...
Originally posted by BigJedi
So nobody really knows, so saying any theory is "Stupid" is just stupid. That's why we are here, to talk it out.
Ever thought about the natural OIL as nothing more than a transient byproduct of a much larger geographical chemical and physical reaction within the earth's body or it is in a temporary staage before it diminishes when the sun finally dies after few billion years? You can sensationalize the 'blood' theory but you can use the 'water' as 'blood' theory too not just the oil. Blood is not what helps us lubricate the joints in our body. It is the Synovial Fluid.
The natural "oil" IS apart of the planets "body" or why would it be there in the first place? It's not there for "humanities" need to use if for engines. It surves as profound function, and there is a REAL reason for it. I think the "blood" analogy is pretty close.
Originally posted by here4awhile
let's just lube em all back up with massive amounts of KY gel bahaha...on more serious note...i'm having doubts that oil is the main cause for most of this...our earth is going through changes regardless of what we pull out of it if you ask me
Originally posted by Solsthime331
I was thinking about it a week or so ago and ive been doing some experiments with the Spin Clamps you find in Metalworking plants i placed some Oil on two rocks in a clamp and then applied force in oposite dircetions on oposite sides of the rocks, They Slid apart Slowly but easily without much grinding or Chips of stone falling off. I repeated the experement without Oil and i got alot of chips and one of the rocks event cracked down from where they were touching to the Side of the Clamp. This is showing me that Oil is helping the tectonic plates move around. Anyone elses thoughts?
Originally posted by painterdude
reply to post by autowrench
The theory compliments the abiotic-oil theory, that oil is naturally produced deep inside the earth rather than decaying plant matter. A recent article in Popular Science reported that scientists at the Lawrence Livermore Lab were able to to use a computer model that predicted, with sufficient heat and pressure, complex hydro-carbons could be produced from hydrogen and methane.