On Sun, Nov 10, 2013 at 10:12 AM, LizR <lizj...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10 November 2013 21:40, Telmo Menezes <te...@telmomenezes.com> wrote:
>> Look, I hope global warming is not that serious, because if it is,
>> it's game over. Big government is most definitely not going to solve
>> it. I think you know this too. There isn't a magical point where to
>> government gets so big that it starts doing the right thing. If it's
>> very small, at least there's less opportunity for the already
>> ultra-rich to further their interests with our tax-money, like they do
>> at the moment.
> There is however a point at which a problem gets so big that even
> politicians realise they should do something about it, for their own sakes.
But if the global warming models are correct, that is already too
late. If I understand the most common models correctly, it _is_
already too late.
> Even the ultra rich will eventually realise that their own safety is at
> stake (they need all those poor people to keep them in the style to which
> they've become accustomed - they can't actually eat money). Whether they
> solve the problem by building giant space stations or fixing the earth is
> another question...
The next iteration of humanity will look mostly like Donald Trump and
Bill Gates. We'll be better off dead! :)
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