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#282029 - 09/05/16 03:05 PM Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse
Bingley Offline
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Edited by Bingley (09/05/16 03:07 PM)

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#282040 - 09/05/16 06:32 PM Re: Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse [Re: Bingley]
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Those conclusions are definitely not rocket science!
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#282059 - 09/06/16 09:18 PM Re: Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse [Re: Bingley]
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Not rocket science, but looking at certain historic events, probably not to far off the mark. I'm referring to the events at the end of the Roman Empire (Economic polarization and an ineffective legislature). Also, the French and American revolutions where the common masses (the have nots) were overloaded by supporting, and severely dissatisfied with, an out of touch ruling oligarchy(the haves).

IMHO, economic and political polarization, along with an ineffective legislation, are the fuel and oxygen for a revolution. I'm not going to say more because I will start to rant.
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#282062 - 09/07/16 12:07 AM Re: Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse [Re: Bingley]
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Originally Posted By: Bingley

smile NASA says it doesn't think that at all smile
NASA 14-082 Statement on Sustainability Study

a little more searching finds study name and links NASA study: Way to save Western civilization is PHRASECENSOREDPOSTERSHOULDKNOWBETTER. | The Daily Caller
links this perfect-storm-paper.pdf FOOD, ENERGY, WATER AND THE CLIMATE: A PERFECT STORM OF GLOBAL EVENTS? By John Beddington CMG FRS Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government mpst.beddington@bis.gsi.gov.uk

don't panic nasa-collapse-study What did that ‘NASA-funded collapse study’ really say?


How the whole population explosion thing plays out can be seen in Haiti

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#282067 - 09/07/16 03:15 PM Re: Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse [Re: Bingley]
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I've read a few interesting pieces in The Atlantic.

But this one seems like a complete fabrication -- the kind of thing you'd expect in an overheated blog rather than a grown-up publication.

NASA was quick to point out that it had nothing whatsoever to do with it.

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#282070 - 09/07/16 06:48 PM Re: Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse [Re: dougwalkabout]
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Originally Posted By: dougwalkabout
I've read a few interesting pieces in The Atlantic.

But this one seems like a complete fabrication -- the kind of thing you'd expect in an overheated blog rather than a grown-up publication.

NASA was quick to point out that it had nothing whatsoever to do with it.


Bleep! I just responded to FUD. You think after all these years, I'd have known to run down the original content/article instead of relying on a dressed up repost.
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#282076 - 09/08/16 09:39 AM Re: Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse [Re: Bingley]
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> Also, the French and American revolutions where the common
> masses (the have nots) were overloaded by supporting, and >severely dissatisfied with, an out of touch ruling >oligarchy(the haves).

The US population could remove their inneffective legislature by voting and end inequality by voting for people who would change taxation. I think that would happen before society collapsed.

qjs

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#282080 - 09/08/16 01:56 PM Re: Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse [Re: quick_joey_small]
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Err, qjs, I'd stay away from politics if I were you. It's a time of great ill-temper for our American neighbours.

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#282082 - 09/08/16 02:44 PM Re: Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse [Re: dougwalkabout]
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Not for those of us who have tuned out. Jazz on FM never sounded so good.

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#282084 - 09/08/16 05:30 PM Re: Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse [Re: Bingley]
quick_joey_small Offline
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dougwalkabout wrote:

> Err, qjs, I'd stay away from politics if I were you. It's a time of great ill-temper for our American neighbours.

Good advice doug. Hence I didn't lay any blame for the inneffectivenness and inequality.

qjs

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