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ThomWV Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:06 AM
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Poll question: End of days
Bush believes in it. Do you?

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:08 AM
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1. If bu$h believes it - I must question it
Nothing he has said or done amounts to anything of any quality
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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 01:44 PM
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30. if bush* believes it one can bet I won't
kinda like I heard someone say if bush* goes to heaven then they didn't want to go
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Buzz Clik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:09 AM
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2. Does anybody but me long for the End of Polls?
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HCE SuiGeneris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 11:03 AM
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27. Most of the polls are so poorly framed
that, yes, I wouldn't miss them one bit.
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saltpoint Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:13 AM
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3. 'Went with "Hogwash" but enjoy the metaphor of the 4 guys on horsies.


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Double T Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:15 AM
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4. I believe Homo sapien has little respect for its planet.............
and is destroying the earth's environments at an accelerated pace, ultimately leading to the extinction of most species including its own.
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greyl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 10:24 AM
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18. That philosophical view of yours isn't supported by science.
Edited on Mon Jul-16-07 10:25 AM by greyl
If it were true that Homo sapiens are born the scourge of the Earth(as salvationist religions would have us believe), then the destruction of Earth would have begun with the appearance of Homo sapiens about 200,000 years ago, and would be found wherever Homo sapiens are found. But it didn't, and it isn't. It began with the appearance of our particular experiment in civilization about 10,000 years ago.
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Double T Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 01:40 PM
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29. Unfortunately NOT true. Homo sapien has continued to increase........
Edited on Mon Jul-16-07 01:54 PM by Double T
its numbers until it has arrived at unsustainable human population levels for the available resources of the planet Earth. Since Homo sapien arrived on the scene between 130,000-150,000 years ago, their has been a gradual decline in the available resources as the population continues to grow. Homo sapien's current 6 billion population soon to be 9 billion population can not be sustained by a 2 billion MAXIMUM CAPACITY planet and resources. After 1925 Homo sapien began an accelerated decline toward extinction.


Statistics on Human Population

Year A.D.-----Number of People (in billions)
1650----------------.50
1750----------------.70
1850---------------1.0
1925---------------2.0
1956---------------2.5
1966---------------3.3
1970---------------3.6
1974---------------3.9
1976---------------4.0
1980---------------4.4
1991---------------5.5
2000---------------6.0
2004---------------6.4




To put this in context, you must remember that estimates of the long-term carrying capacity of Earth with relatively optimistic assumptions about consumption, technologies, and equity (A x T), are in the vicinity of two billion people. Today's population cannot be sustained on the 'interest' generated by natural ecosystems, but is consuming its vast supply of natural capital -- especially deep, rich agricultural soils, 'fossil' groundwater, and biodiversity -- accumulated over centuries to eons. In some places soils, which are generated on a time scale of centimeters per century are disappearing at rates of centimeters per year. Some aquifers are being depleted at dozens of times their recharge rates, and we have embarked on the greatest extinction episode in 65 million years. -- Paul Ehrlich (Sept. 25, 1998)
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Kokonoe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:17 AM
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5. Rush was just on sesame street, I vote yes, I'm sorry.
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bryant69 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:19 AM
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6. I believe in an end of days, but not necessarily the one you postulate
I also don't know that it will be soon. So I can't vote.

Bryant
Check it out --> http://politicalcomment.blogspot.com
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GliderGuider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:19 AM
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7. Rapture, no. The Four Horsemen? You betcha.
While religion is just stupid, I've devoted my website to TEOTWAWKI.

Paul Chefurka
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bananas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:26 AM
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8. I wonder how all the doomers will vote.
:popcorn:
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truebrit71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:29 AM
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9. I don't believe in it, unfortunately the giggling war criminal in the WH does...
...and that makes me very nervous...
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enid602 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:31 AM
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10. leaders
If leadeers of major countries believe in an apocolyptic scenario, and base their policies on it, it will probably happen.
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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:35 AM
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11. Species vanishing and declining at an accelerating rate . . .
but, 'days' have ended before. Some things change, some stay the same.
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Donnachaidh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:55 AM
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12. the only thing that will end mankind is mankind's stupidity
And with the way we've been acting in the last 50 years - we may be well and truly *f*cked*. All for the almighty green piece of paper.
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AlCzervik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 08:57 AM
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13. i don't believe in the rapture but i kind of hope it happened already and the
faux piety crowd got left behind. imo that would hilarious.
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Lilith Velkor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 09:29 AM
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14. What part of "no man shall know the day or the hour" do these creeps not understand?
:banghead:
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Horse with no Name Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 09:31 AM
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15. Personally? I think the "end of days" has already happened
and we are what is left. :evilgrin:
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Subdivisions Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 10:26 AM
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19. From my mind to your fingertips. I think the end of days came
Edited on Mon Jul-16-07 10:27 AM by Texas Explorer
with the end of disco.
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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 09:31 AM
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16. If not in 2012 when the Aztec calendar ends, the Y2038 Unix clock bug will get us for sure
:nuke:
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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 10:58 AM
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23. Mark this date: January 19th, 2038 at 03:14:08 (UTC) (NT)
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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 12:14 PM
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28. Otherwise known as...
Edited on Mon Jul-16-07 12:15 PM by slackmaster
1111111111111111111111111111111 (binary number of seconds since midnight on January 1, 1970)
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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 02:09 PM
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32. Actually, the time I mentioned is...
Edited on Mon Jul-16-07 02:12 PM by Tesha
Actually, the time I mentioned is
10000000000000000000000000000000, the
first second into the "difficult" period.
for those implementations that were foolish
enough to use a 32-bit signed time_t value.
Systems using 32 bit unsigned time_t or,
better still, 64-bit time_t values will
probably survive.

Tesha
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roamer65 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 09:33 AM
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17. Religious whackos will be stuck right here...
for the war they create. Jeezus sucking them up into the clouds is a pile of steaming horse nonsense.
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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 10:32 AM
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20. I 'believe' in self-fulfilling prophecies.
People can make such things come true.
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Vidar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 10:53 AM
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21. Only insofar as Bush can bring it about by starting WWIII.
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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 10:57 AM
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22. I voted "Hogwash", but realistically, it depends on whether Bush is stupid enough...
I voted "Hogwash", but realistically, it depends on whether
Bush is stupid enough to think that one can use tactical
nuclear, excuse me, nukular weapons in an attack on a
country like, say, Iran.

Tesha
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IChing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 11:00 AM
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24. I thought we were suppose to be at the dawning of Aquarius, the water bearer
and Pisces, the fish, was the age that is ending?

:think:

ziegest= Part 1

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=555153117143687...
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 11:00 AM
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25. biblical end of days? no
end of American democracy? yes
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blues90 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 02:00 PM
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31. That or the end because
Of this world mass killing and nuclear proliferation across the globe .

Hell there is already blood running in the rivers of Iraq . I don't believe in the bibles version of end days , man will do this all on his greedy own .
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JacquesMolay Donating Member (413 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 11:01 AM
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26. But 'hogwash' implies not just disagreement but ...
... disdain, too. 'Disagree' would have done.
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