posted on Sep, 4 2013 @ 03:16 AM
reply to post by Phage
I read a report on what she said, not the original transcript, so apologies for that...they're not the same. All it shows is that I made a mistake,
which I'm fine with admitting, but inferring quite rudely that I'm spouting rubbish isn't really ok. In fact it shows a stubborn and quite arrogant
side to your personality that isn't conducive to any kind of reasonable conversation. Debate, or even argument, in it's best from, shouldn't be
about shouting and belittling your opponent. The best debates which open up the conversation to real exploration are calm,respectful and polite. They
don't make people defensive, and therefore unwilling to listen, investigate and learn. Please try and take this on board...it's said with the best
Anyway...back to Janet.
You also will have to prepare for the increasing likelihood of more weather-related events of a more severe nature as a result of climate change,
and continue to build the capacity to respond to potential disasters in far flung regions of the country that could occur at the same time.
She said this in address to her successor in the job. "Increasing likelihood" perhaps was reported as "likely", but I'm very curious about the
last bit of this...far flung regions that could have disasters at the same time. I'm thinking that whatever went into this speech would have been
very carefully considered, so is this a heads up?