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Only just read this thread, and i'm wondering, what it is that they are doing that is better "for the species, as a whole" or the advancement and preservation of the species?
Correct me if you think i'm being a total divvy, but if they were trying to preserve the species, then surely having LOTS of people would be a good thing, so that if a cataclysmic disaster happened, there would be more chance of some people surviving?
As for "advancement" ... if they wish to advance the species, then why keep their "advancements" (free energy, amazingly futuristic technology, cures for cancers/diabetes etc.) hidden away and never ever utilised?
I would rather see everyone happy, and living a fair, and free life, than kill off a lot to save a few. Think about it, they won't be alive for that long in the grand scheme of things, so why would they even CARE about the advancement or preservation of our species? It is pretty obvious that they don't care, either that or don't have any sort of conscience at all, to be able to allow needless suffering to occur in the world.
If you share their ideals OP, then I hope you perish along with them, and end up wherever they end up, because my idea of preserving our species, which doesn't really matter at the end of the day (it is pure selfish instinct to want to carry on a species), is to allow EVERYONE a fair go at life, not just deem yourself and a few others much better than everyone else, therefore playing god with everyone else.
It's disgusting to even contemplate it, let alone carry it out.
Originally posted by blocula
reply to post by FejkNick
In psychology,Stockholm Syndrome is an apparently paradoxical psychological phenomenon in which hostages express empathy and have positive feelings towards their captors,sometimes to the point of defending them...Stockholm Syndrome > en.wikipedia.org...
edit on 18-1-2012 by blocula because: (no reason given)
I've spent a lot of time on this website and other places, and the weird reality is, the more you study about conspiracy theories, the more tangents and rat-holes you are led down.
The most profound statement of at least the first page.
As usual I am on a roll through pages and references mentioned within your first first 4 posts....see you when I return from the tangents you have sent me own.
Peace, love and light!
It's a LIE that this planet can not handle the current population of 7 billion.
Planet Earth can handle more than 10 billion people, EASILY. Specially if we get new sources of energy, like nuclear fusion.
This world doesn't need any "depopulation". It's amazing how some people are being brainwashed to believe that "depopulation" is a "good thing".
I would'nt say if...During the twentieth century alone,over 250 million people were killed,more or less murdered,by wars and genocides...
Originally posted by GLontra
If the so called "elites" really want depopulation
reply to post by SquirrelNutz
You have been brainwashed to believe that "depopulation" is necessary.
Fresh water?? REALLY???
We live in a planet that is two thirds covered by oceans, full of salt water. Dessalinization of sea water is a simple and well known process. The only thing that humanity needs to make mass-scale sea water dessalinization for human consumption is a cheap, clean and abundant source of energy. And nuclear fusion can provide that source.
Large portions of arable land in SIBERIA are NOT used today. Also in AFRICA, there are millions of acres of unused or sub-used arable land!