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    Pakalolo, Aunt Pat

    "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

    by DocGonzo on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 12:15:20 PM PST

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    •  Actually, that era is history. (1+ / 0-)
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      The Anthropocene can pretty easily be shown to have taken over sometime last century, if not earlier. M's comment, in that light, is entirely apropos as it refers to Palin's inability to see what's happening right now.

      "Well, yeah, the Constitution is worth it if you succeed." - Nancy Pelosi, 6/30/07 // "Succeed?" At what?

      by nailbender on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 03:47:42 AM PST

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        We're going to have to mark a difference between the thousands of years since the end of the last glacial period (when the holocene started)  and sometime before now. If only to recognize the Greenhouse. Until then, we are officially in the holocene, meaning "entirely recent", epoch.

        I just hope we've got a civilization to give it a name, since it will be defined by what we wrought throughout the holocene.

        "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

        by DocGonzo on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 07:45:38 AM PST

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