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Comment: Re:Unless (Score 1) 300

If you want to limit it to just the Holocaust, then Goebbels was guilty of (at least) being a co-conspirator in the deaths of 12 million people. This includes 6 million Jews and 6 million other people (political prisoners, gypsies, etc.).

No, it usually does not. The typical definition of "Holocaust" is the genocide of 6 million Jews. Screw the other 5M+ people. They weren't chosen by god, and were just Gypsies or homos.
Ask people about the Nazi genocide. Almost nobody knows/mentions the other half of the victims.

Comment: Re:The real extinction (Score 1) 93

by BlackPignouf (#49492253) Attached to: Newly Discovered Sixth Extinction Rivals That of the Dinosaurs

You know, much similar to the end of the world, or global warming will cause the earth to have no ice caps by 2000(said in early 70s and again in the 90s), or the arctic ocean will be free of ice by 2010(early 80s), or New York City will be like Ft. Lauderdale by 1995(said in late 60s).

Yeah, and smoking is supposedly bad for my health. I smoke 20 cigarettes/day, and I didn't die neither yesterday nor today.

Comment: Re:Which is it? Very different cases. (Score 1) 143

Things are always changing an environmentally we (meaning the Earth) are a LOT better off now than we were back in the 60s/70s for example. Especially when the Soviets were in their heyday they were absolutely a massive force for destruction we probably will not see the like of again. The stuff going on these days is really pretty minimal in comparison, which is why some eco-groups try to drum up fear, because they care more about maintaining funding than they do the environment.

Citation needed.
"The stuff going on these days" include global warming and peak oil. They're far from being "pretty minimal", and I'd even argue that mankind never faced bigger challenges.

Comment: Re:And the almond trees die. (Score 5, Insightful) 417

by BlackPignouf (#49312765) Attached to: How 'Virtual Water' Can Help Ease California's Drought

Or you know, people could accept reality and the fact that it might not be a good idea to have very thirsty trees at all in California.
What's your next argument? "We invested a lot in this golf course and giant pools in Las Vegas, so let's forget we're in the friggin desert".

Also, you have to make significant efforts to lower your water usage to 200l per person per day? Gee, I wonder why you got an 8 year drought.

We don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

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