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There's nothing to drink and a fifth of the world is starving; some triumph.

Posted by: Farinata ( L'inferno ) on August 04, 1999 at 12:16:37:

In Reply to: Resistance is pretty dumb. Assimilation is very much wanted. posted by Dr. Cruel on August 04, 1999 at 11:09:15:

: Things will remain about the same.

Wrong, for starters.

: All in all, a bright future. Which is of course what one would expect, given the global triumph of the free-market paradigm. Sorry.

A bright future, given that the U.N. is predicting wars due to the lack of fresh water within the next 30 years; that the climate is becoming ever more extreme due to atmospheric change; that the Western world has used up more of the Earth's non-renewable resources in the last 40 years than it did in all the rest of recorded history totalled; and the rate of consumption is still increasing.

You are in the position of someone thrashing the engine of a car whilst happily insisting that it doesn't ever need more fuel or oil; that maintenance is in fact entirely unnecessary and that the black smoke pouring out of the back is in fact imaginary and Communist-inspired.

A pox on you, you pompous buffoon.


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