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Old 06-21-2015, 03:41 AM
 
Location: Texas
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I was just reading about this.

Mass extinction event, by definition, is loss of 75% of existing species over a 2 million year period.

Reasons include: weather, effects of asteroid, invasive species (I count US as an invasive species), etc.

Not new. Will happen now. Will happen again.
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Old 06-21-2015, 03:47 AM
 
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Life always finds a way.
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Old 06-21-2015, 07:06 AM
 
Location: Hyrule
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You mean my Jehovah's Witness friends are correct? Dangit!
Off to face the devil I go then.....
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Old 06-21-2015, 07:11 AM
 
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I know I should care. I do on a certain level but the people in charge of this world are hellbent on ruining it for their own greedy purposes. What can any of us really do?
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Old 06-21-2015, 07:13 AM
 
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Sure ... They couldn't sell us down the river with Global Warming, so now they come up with this.
I wonder what our illustrious politicians plan to gain in tax revenue, or regulation this time around?
See, OP?^^^

This is why things won't change. The powerful people have all the power and too many of us little people don't care enough to educate ourselves.
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Old 06-21-2015, 07:59 AM
 
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People are still skeptical of science, for some reason.
I am not skeptical of science, I am skeptical of the social interpretation of the science (a.k.a the politics behind the science). If science is funded by government then won't the scientists be tilted towards keeping their funding source happy? Science is impartial, the scientists not necessarily so.
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Old 06-21-2015, 08:46 AM
 
Location: Nescopeck, Penna. (birthplace)
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I know I should care. I do on a certain level but the people in charge of this world are hellbent on ruining it for their own greedy purposes. What can any of us really do?
Bunk!! That is simply a bill of goods sold to you by faux "scientists" who see a possible opportunity to better themselves as participants in an environmental bureaucracy which, like cancer, will never stop growing until it has destroyed its host. The "global warming" scare is cut from the same cloth, and the "greed" angle is mere pandering to all the dissatisfied losers over there in Left Field

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Old 06-21-2015, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Divided Tribes of America
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And hop in the saddle as many times as you can.
Which increases the human population even more.
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Old 06-21-2015, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Planet Earth
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See, OP?^^^

This is why things won't change. The powerful people have all the power and too many of us little people don't care enough to educate ourselves.
I hear you.
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Old 06-21-2015, 11:26 AM
 
Location: Planet Earth, Milky Way
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Human activity in every country in every era have resulted in animal extinctions or animals becoming extant in the past simply by taking over wildlife natural habitat as society's expand. It's a no-brainer. It can be a hunter-gatherer society burning rainforest to grow crops, or it can be on a larger scale as a side affect from agricultural use of pesticides.

Does your snide comment, which I highlighted, reveal your level of hatred for "these kids"? Get tired of using the word thugs, are you? Shouldn't you be killing blacks at a church somewhere?
Your comment is disgusting. Is that how you reply with hate filled message? Get a life
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