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Panopticon
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Joined: May 29, 2018
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RE: True?

Lou, if you're discussing a particular article it probably makes sense to post in the comments section at the bottom of the relevant thread rather tha...

1 year ago
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RE: Todays post about the Greek train crash

Lou, that went totally over my head, so I had a Google; I assume this is what/whom you are referring to! "Rep. Mike Collins (R-Ga.) joined the c...

1 year ago
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RE: Super flood ?

Lou, that is an alarming scenario, and the snowfalls are pretty alarming in their own right! "California declares state of emergency in 13 count...

1 year ago
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RE: WWIII Evolution for March 2023

There is certainly a groundswell of anti-war sentiment in Europe, although I think we are a long way from any tipping points. Of course a bad winter a...

1 year ago
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RE: Ethics of extinction

@emj , in a way that would be merciful. I tend not to dwell too much on the likelihood of total human extinction, although it seems a very likely ou...

1 year ago
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RE: Welcome back Panopticon!!

Aw, shucks. Thanks, Lou.

1 year ago
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RE: “Faster than Expected …”

@rain , thanks! That research by Shau Liang is totally above my paygrade. It sounds like (perhaps not surprisingly) the issue is more complex than f...

1 year ago
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RE: “Faster than Expected …”

@rain , I watched quite a good Paul Beckwith video on the topic recently:

1 year ago
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RE: “… risk of a California megaflood“

Yes, it is looking more and more likely. 2023 would be hot; 2024 eye-popping. 🙁 Dr. Masters talks about losses in the tens of billions $ in the eve...

1 year ago
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RE: French pension reforms?

A humorous take: "Work until you die, dogs: The government explains the new pension age changes."

1 year ago
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RE: French pension reforms?

Rain, yes, the protests in France are over the mooted raising of the retirement age to 64. France has a history of generous labour laws and citizens h...

1 year ago
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RE: NATOs war against everything Russian and vice-versa

Pintada, by all means post away. As long as the discourse is civil, I do not have a problem with it. You will forgive me if I do not personally part...

1 year ago
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RE: “Faster than Expected …”

Pintada, I agree with you. I'd add to your second point that the lockdowns also underlined what a problem we have on our hands with loss of dimming an...

1 year ago
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RE: Economy meets climate

@bluemoose , thanks - good catch. And not unrelated:

1 year ago
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RE: Economy meets climate

@bluemoose, "You mentioned Pakistan, and I think they are indeed the poster child for 'Economy meets Climate'." My goodness, they may very well be. ...

1 year ago
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