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  •  Nobody's Head's Further In Sand Than Scientists. (2+ / 0-)
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    dov12348, JesseCW

    They haven't even discovered there's no audience for their reports.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 08:59:52 AM PDT

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    •  Scientists on either side. (0+ / 0-)

      All told, except for a chosen few, nobody's listening anymore.

      Fix the economy, i.e., people, first.  Then people will have time and desire to fix the future.

      Maslow's hierarchy, you know.

      Best Scientist Ever Predicts Bacon Will Be Element 119 On The Periodic Table

      by dov12348 on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 09:10:06 AM PDT

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      •  The economy and the environment are... (4+ / 0-)
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        ...not two separate entities. They are inextricably intertwined. You cannot fix the economy without focusing attention on the environment.

        Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

        by Meteor Blades on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 11:37:12 AM PDT

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        •  But the majority by far (0+ / 0-)

          will never make such a connection.

          Besides my position is you can fix the economy separately by printing out say ten trillion in new money and mailing it out to the people.  Everybody or every family gets, say, $150,000 apiece.

          Best Scientist Ever Predicts Bacon Will Be Element 119 On The Periodic Table

          by dov12348 on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 01:00:55 PM PDT

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          •  Then one month of phone or internet service will (0+ / 0-)

            cost $50,000.

            Life is just a bowl of Cherries, that stain your hands and clothes and have pits that break your teeth.

            by OHdog on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 01:55:47 PM PDT

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