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Forum: Politics 12-29-2005, 04:43 AM
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Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Cleaner Air AIDING Global Warming

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Comments??


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Great! Now let's all burn all the coal we can, and do it in as dirty a way as we can. Doing so will make the world a better place for all of us, right.
Forum: Politics 12-28-2005, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 24
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Saving areas from oil exploration - realistic?

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65-70% of the general population supports protecting the environment. As long as it stays that way the environment has a chance.

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Only as long as it comes at no cost. Wait...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-23-2005, 07:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 27
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Why My Country Is Better Than Your Country NSFW

Norway:
http://www.myphotographs.net/norway/norway0141.jpg

USA:
http://www.uni-koblenz.de/~tomato/bilder/usa/burn_in_hell.jpg
Forum: Politics 12-23-2005, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: One week left for $100/barrel oil

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Back in July legendary peak oil fearmonger Matt Simmons predicted (http://observer.guardian.co.uk/business/story/0,6903,1519745,00.html)
$100 barrel by January.

There's still time....
Forum: Politics 12-23-2005, 04:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 24
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Saving areas from oil exploration - realistic?

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I note that the price to recover oil in Saudi Arabia and Iraq is between $2 and $3 a barrel if memory serves.

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I think that's a bit on the low end, if my memory serves me...
Forum: Politics 12-16-2005, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Recycling vs Garbage

That of course is the problem, and I don't have an answer. It's probably not possible to know the "correct" value without knowing how much of the particular material there is out there, and that is...
Forum: Politics 12-16-2005, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Recycling vs Garbage

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The *fact* that recycling is not economically feasable IS the real world.

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Absolutely. And that can be because of two things, either we correcly value raw materials and it's...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-16-2005, 04:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 22
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Best world history you\'ve read (with pics)

Maybe it's not really what you are looking for, but Guns, Germs & Steel by Jared Diamond is great
Forum: Politics 12-16-2005, 03:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Toyota: \"No Financial Justification in US for Buying Hybrids\"

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I've typed this stuff out a million times so I've lost all will to do it again.

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Another reason I'm not very optimistic. The people who know about the real problems get...
Forum: Politics 12-16-2005, 03:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Recycling vs Garbage

No I don't. This has nothing to do with pricing within the current system of economics, you have to dig deeper than that, something I don't have time or enough knowledge to do at present time.
Forum: Politics 12-16-2005, 03:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Recycling vs Garbage

This may be true. Where can one find that Penn&Teller thingy you where talking about?
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Toyota: \"No Financial Justification in US for Buying Hybrids\"

there certainly is a problem with measurements in all this. many problems due to pollution isn't really measurable in the short-term. or indeed in the long run.
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Recycling vs Garbage

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So what? If you can pick between two forms of something you need, one in condition A and one in condition B, and the cost of condition A material + cost to prepare it for use is greater...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Toyota: \"No Financial Justification in US for Buying Hybrids\"

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set up a system to just automatically pay their neighbors without going through the expense of lawsuits.

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How about the people further away? Pollution doesn't stay...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Recycling vs Garbage

Cars aint exactly a raw material
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Recycling vs Garbage

Yes, but does this point out that recycling is a waste of time and resources, or does it point out that our economy treats raw materials in a rather strange way?
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-15-2005, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 20
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Playboy Playmates

May was the only one looking even remotely attractive
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 06:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16
Posted By Il_Mostro
Applause

Much better, this caused me to laugh and imediately send it on to collegues.
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 04:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16
Posted By Il_Mostro
No fuss

thanks for sharing /images/graemlins/smile.gif

another one, although I assume you've all seen it:
google "french military victories" and press "I'm feeling lucky"
Forum: Politics 12-15-2005, 03:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: The Frogs

put a small smile on me, but really, one would think there is better jokes to tell about the french.
Forum: Politics 12-14-2005, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 16
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: How Good of A Friend is Canada to the US?

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My description describes my close friends. And your comment is indicative of why Sweden doesn't have such friends

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No it isn't, it's indicative that you and I value very...
Forum: Politics 12-14-2005, 09:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 16
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: How Good of A Friend is Canada to the US?

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A good friend doesn't just support you when you are 100% right, is willing to watch your back in a fight, and also does not run you down to others, but rather reserving most criticism for...
Forum: Politics 12-14-2005, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: You\'re not from Chicago

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You take care of Sweden, and we'll take care of the U.S.

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I can imagine a few of your fellow citizens also having some problems with your idea.
Forum: Politics 12-14-2005, 06:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16
Posted By Il_Mostro
Downsides

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No downside there.

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I see a few
Forum: Politics 12-14-2005, 06:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16
Posted By Il_Mostro
Re: Free Markets and Prisons

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breathe. Now this doesn't necessarily mean you can force others to feed you at your whim. In prison, the prison must either provide you with food or the means to acquire food because...
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