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! :) Telmo. > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Everything List" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. > Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.