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Study predicts imminent irreversible planetary collapse

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posted on Jun, 12 2012 @ 02:18 PM

Originally posted by Blarneystoner
Yes... there is a natural balance but we have disrupted it. However, as revealed in Genesis, man has lived outside the bounds of natural laws and is doomed to extinction.

You'll have to define disruption because it assumes we've somehow suspended the laws of physics. We didn't. We can't act outside of natural laws. It's not physically possible. Our biological and physiological natures are subject to the same laws that govern particles and atoms.

Assumptions of balance must be phrased within the context of thermodynamics. If they aren't, they become physically meaningless.

posted on Jun, 12 2012 @ 02:21 PM
reply to post by Dreine

"... drastically lower our population very quickly."

Exactly....that's why I say this report is probably bull# originating from the government.

posted on Jun, 12 2012 @ 02:33 PM

Originally posted by Blarneystoner
Name one other creature that activley seeks to eliminate all competition for food supplies.

Name one other creature who has the abilty to wipe out the entire population of life on this planet and then tell me we are not in violation of the natural laws.

Every single animal on the planet. Resources are scarce.

Animals develop territories, produce offspring, and migrate for food. We are their counterparts with the difference being of degree, not kind. That difference in degree is expressed in our ability to conceptualize and calculate consciously. If they were conceptual, like us, they would be genetically driven to do the same.

We violate the natural laws of selection, survival of the fittest... we disrupt the natural ebb and flow of the seasons and migrations of life. We declare war on anything and everything which competes for our sustenance. We erradicate those creatures who threaten our food supplies.

If this were true, we wouldn't exist. We do. It's false.

...that is the real lesson of Genesis. When man ate from the tree of knowledge, he chose himself as god... a god with the power of life and death in his hands... thus our fall from grace where we lived within the boundries of natural slection and population controls.

When man ate from the tree of knowledge God said The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. That was the point. Earlier in Genesis, God states his purpose for us: let us make man in our image. Man made in God's image is to know good and evil.

posted on Jun, 12 2012 @ 02:53 PM
I don't know about you folks, but there is a certain balance to everything.. We have exceeded the balance, but it is not due to population.

The total surface of land on the earth (ground, not inc water) is: 148,300,000 km2 (57,258,950.11 sq miles).
(Note, this does not account for livable land verses just land).

Total population of the earth is at: 7,019,486,064 people.

Now if you took all the land, and divided it up among each person, not per family, not per couple. PER PERSON.. that breaks down to every person having 5.22 acres of land.. PER PERSON..

Now, since there is plenty of land for people.. The over-industrialization of the planet is what is causing problems. Everything is made is factories, with waste, out of plastic (oil) for the most part.

Part of the problem is the materialism we seem to have become in love with in the world. Move it back from having all these companies making useless crap, to production of necessary items. Yes, this means not making anymore 65" LCD screens, and a crap-ton of stupid cars, a plethora of other junk, and have each person / family work on providing their own means of food. (Yes, more "home gardens" would be good).

This is just a basic, hastily thrown together post. But, it's not necessarily a population issue as it is how we are living as a society.. The ease at which we live our lives now is unsustainable, not the population.

We spend more time pushing papers around and coming up with the next great gadget to sell to the masses then we do worrying about anything else.

This is what has become unsustainable. Excesses in junk, fancy gadgets, are part of the problem.

What is needed is a shift in how we live. Not in who lives, and who is "recycled".

P.s.: For those of you calling for less people, feel free to volunteer to remove yourself first. Dig a hole, and crawl into it, as you obviously bought into the BS being peddled. Thank you very much. Stop drinking the kool-aid from people in lab-coats!
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posted on Jun, 12 2012 @ 03:22 PM
I wrote my thread :"Evidence of Impending Tipping Point for Earth... Is it too late? five days ago using the same exact article source: Nature.

"Imminent" is a little bit stronger, IMO and
"Irreversible" is not what they said...
edit on 12-6-2012 by elevenaugust because: (no reason given)

posted on Jun, 12 2012 @ 03:30 PM

Originally posted by whyamIhere
Sounds like it was written by "Chicken Little"

Al (chicken little) Gore
and his frantic bid to save the world form disaster

did you think any other would come up with it?

posted on Jun, 12 2012 @ 05:52 PM

Originally posted by elevenaugust
I wrote my thread :"Evidence of Impending Tipping Point for Earth... Is it too late? five days ago using the same exact article source: Nature.

Please add further comments to the ongoing discussion in the above linked thread.

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