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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #50 on: March 13, 2023, 10:24:21 AM »
I think we need many, many more apex level predators in the US. Particularly in cities and urban areas.
The think sabertooth lions, short nose bears, dire wolf...
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #51 on: March 13, 2023, 10:28:38 AM »
I think we need many, many more apex level predators in the US. Particularly in cities and urban areas.
The think sabertooth lions, short nose bears, dire wolf...

Right now our apex predators are lawyers.
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #52 on: March 13, 2023, 12:26:28 PM »
Short nose bear.  They could probably lay on some speed for at least short distances.  They appear leaner and longer legged than Grizzlies, but I have no experience with bears close up.

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« Reply #53 on: March 13, 2023, 12:28:31 PM »
What caliber for Short Nose Bear?

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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #54 on: March 13, 2023, 01:35:51 PM »
Considering that bears size, it is unlikely that it could climb a tree.  The problem sor humans trying to escape them would be whether or not they could climb fast enough to get out of reach AND to find a tree big enough that the bear couldn't push it over.
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #55 on: March 13, 2023, 02:45:18 PM »
No this isn't the Babylon Bee

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Researchers claim that moose are potentially a leading cause of climate change and that the species should be balanced, suggesting they are "one of the biggest potential single sources of carbon emissions from wooded parts of Norway."

Guess Squirrels are next.

Researchers identify this mammal as latest potential cause of climate change, suggest balancing species
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/researchers-identify-mammal-latest-potential-cause-climate-change-suggest-balancing-species
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #56 on: March 13, 2023, 03:00:52 PM »
No this isn't the Babylon Bee

Look out Bullwinkle, they're coming for ya!

Researchers claim that moose are potentially a leading cause of climate change and that the species should be balanced, suggesting they are "one of the biggest potential single sources of carbon emissions from wooded parts of Norway."

Guess Squirrels are next.

Researchers identify this mammal as latest potential cause of climate change, suggest balancing species
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/researchers-identify-mammal-latest-potential-cause-climate-change-suggest-balancing-species

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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #57 on: March 13, 2023, 03:02:29 PM »
A Møøse once bit my sister

She named Greta?
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #58 on: March 13, 2023, 03:05:55 PM »
No this isn't the Babylon Bee

Look out Bullwinkle, they're coming for ya!

Guess Squirrels are next.

Researchers identify this mammal as latest potential cause of climate change, suggest balancing species
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/researchers-identify-mammal-latest-potential-cause-climate-change-suggest-balancing-species
I wonder when they will start talking about "balancing" the human species.  I figure it is only a matter of time.  They are already thinking it.
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #59 on: March 13, 2023, 03:08:27 PM »
I wonder when they will start talking about "balancing" the human species.  I figure it is only a matter of time.  They are already thinking it.


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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #60 on: March 13, 2023, 10:24:32 PM »
Considering that bears size, it is unlikely that it could climb a tree.  The problem sor humans trying to escape them would be whether or not they could climb fast enough to get out of reach AND to find a tree big enough that the bear couldn't push it over.

Hell, it would just knock the tree over, or eat it on the way to it's prey.
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #61 on: March 13, 2023, 10:25:39 PM »
I wonder when they will start talking about "balancing" the human species.  I figure it is only a matter of time.  They are already thinking it.

Listen close enough and they are already talking about it. *cough, cough* Bill Gates *cough, cough*
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #62 on: March 13, 2023, 10:50:11 PM »


This is another picture of the short faced bear.  I think the longer legs stood out to me.  May mean they were a bit faster or better runners than modern bears. 
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #63 on: March 15, 2023, 10:00:41 PM »
Listen close enough and they are already talking about it. *cough, cough* Bill Gates *cough, cough*

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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #64 on: March 16, 2023, 09:21:00 AM »
Let them eat bugs

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A middle school in Utah's Nebo School District gave sixth-grade students "disgusting" insects to eat last week as part of an English assignment on climate change, claiming it would save the environment from cows which were "killing the world," according to a mom who spoke with Fox News Digital.

And don't dare disagree

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The climate change assignment instructed sixth-graders to write an argumentative essay, but did not permit students to disagree. The only acceptable answer was that humans should eat insects for their protein instead of cows, which are destroying the Ozone layer with methane gas.

Wait, are we back to this ozone layer business?

Utah school gives kids 'disgusting' insects to eat in class for climate assignment on cows killing the Earth
https://www.foxnews.com/media/utah-school-gives-kids-insects-eat-class-climate-change-assignment-says-will-save-planet
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #65 on: March 16, 2023, 09:28:10 AM »
^^^

I don't know what it is with the commies and their fascination and insistence regarding people eating bugs.

I can't recall where I saw it within the last week, but somebody on the interwebz made a good point: If bugs and insects are so great and tasty, why weren't humans farming them over the last few thousand years? It would be way less work to raise mealworms and crickets than sheep and cattle. We actually worked to not have to eat bugs.
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #66 on: March 17, 2023, 12:17:55 AM »
I wonder when they will start talking about "balancing" the human species.  I figure it is only a matter of time.  They are already thinking it.

It was considered, adopted, and implemented in the late thirties and early forties in parts of Europe, but was ultimately discouraged.

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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #67 on: March 17, 2023, 01:30:06 AM »
In the 1970s and into the 1980s, there were two movements that attracted some attention from intellectuals: Zero Population Growth, and Negative Population Growth. Both were promoted as being the solution to mankind's eventual destruction of the planet.

Does anyone remember when China was forcibly restricting families to two children? Isn't China now pushing its citizens to reproduce as rapidly and prolifically as possible?
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #68 on: March 17, 2023, 02:25:25 PM »
In the 1970s and into the 1980s, there were two movements that attracted some attention from intellectuals: Zero Population Growth, and Negative Population Growth. Both were promoted as being the solution to mankind's eventual destruction of the planet.

Does anyone remember when China was forcibly restricting families to two children? Isn't China now pushing its citizens to reproduce as rapidly and prolifically as possible?
China had a One Child policy for many years.  They finally realized they now have an unbalanced population as well as not enough younger people.
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #69 on: March 18, 2023, 03:02:29 AM »
China had a One Child policy for many years.  They finally realized they now have an unbalanced population as well as not enough younger people.

They just didn't have the right people in charge.
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #70 on: March 18, 2023, 10:24:27 AM »
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A middle school in Utah's Nebo School District gave sixth-grade students "disgusting" insects to eat last week as part of an English assignment on climate change,

What the HELL do feeding the kids bugs and climate change have to do with teaching English?  At the very least, that teacher ought to be FIRED FOR NOT DOING HIS JOB, WHICH IS TEACHING ENGLISH!!!
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #71 on: March 18, 2023, 11:55:57 AM »
What the HELL do feeding the kids bugs and climate change have to do with teaching English?  At the very least, that teacher ought to be FIRED FOR NOT DOING HIS JOB, WHICH IS TEACHING ENGLISH!!!

The writing assignment was the English part. 
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #72 on: March 18, 2023, 01:28:46 PM »
Assignment: Write a 500-word essay on eating bugs.

My entry:

Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
Bugs are disgusting creatures that I can't swallow.
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #73 on: March 18, 2023, 02:42:47 PM »
We had a science teacher in junior high or high school (don't remember for sure as it's been a while) that used to bring home canned edible bugs from his summer vacation trips to various places in Asia.  He'd bring them to class, open them and offer the various comestible delights to any students brave enough to try them.
He had crickets, grasshoppers, various grubs and worms, etc.  Some tasted quite nasty, some were okay, and some were actually pretty good, though I don't remember which were which after all these years.
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Re: When You Cry Climate Change ...
« Reply #74 on: March 18, 2023, 03:14:07 PM »
While I may be classed as an "omnivore", I am definitely NOT an "insectivore".  I limit myself to the more ordinary and mundane fish, various meats, eggs, various fowl, various dairy products, and a variety of plants (fruits & veg.) and grains (wheat, oats, corn, barley).
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