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Can we lock them up?

Here's a provision of the healthcare plan I'd be all in favor of - every nutjob who thinks the world is about to end because of global warming or earthquakes or any other natural event that has been happening for millions of years gets put in a nice padded room until they can make a logical, fact based statement on the subject (and they can't cite data from a 10 year old report that's been revised a half dozen times and eventually refuted by the same people who wrote it).

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NotPanicking

Asked by NotPanicking at 10:19 PM on Feb. 27, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • LMAO! :D
    I <3 you!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:21 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • Oooooh, please, please! Can we?!
    DusterMommy

    Answer by DusterMommy at 10:24 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • yes, earthquakes have been going on for years but not as much as they have been lately. it wasn't until the late 90's when things started acting up.

    how about the people that DON'T believe the earthquakes mean the end times or the world is ending get locked up?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:25 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • it wasn't until the late 90's when things started acting up.

    You mean earthquakes never happened as often until the year we hooked up the worldwide network to monitor them? That's one hell of a a coincidence! Did we EVER have an earthquake before the seismoscope was invented in 135 CE? Cause, like, why would they invent something to track something that didn't exist?
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 10:28 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • I agree anon 10:25!!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:28 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • How about those of us who have prepared for crisis just don't feed those of you who think we were dumb for stocking up. Viola....population control problem solved.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:30 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • Why are you prepared for a crisis if the world is going to end? Do you think you are THAT special that everybody BUT you is going to die?


     


    laughing

    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 10:35 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • if it's ending... what are you preparing for exactly?

    sure, storm season, I stock up on things... but world totally ending? No point in planning for that one!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:36 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • There have been mass extinctions on Earth before; why is it silly to think it could (most likely will) happen again?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:38 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • earthquakes were monitored before the 90's, just not as well. sure, we didn't know WHEN they might happen, but we could record it after they happened. so yea, there were more earthquakes starting in the 90's.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:39 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

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