What will collapse first...?

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What will collapse first...?

Post by Artisan » Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:44 am

The bee population or the $USD?
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Re: What will collapse first...?

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Re: What will collapse first...?

Post by frank lee bent » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:50 am

A. mellifera populations are rebounding now the causes of colony collapse disorder are becoming well understood.
The remainder of the insect phylla is under severe threat with up to 75 percent of the population already gone.
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Re: What will collapse first...?

Post by IraHayes » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:00 am

frank lee bent wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:50 am
A. mellifera populations are rebounding now the causes of colony collapse disorder are becoming well understood.
That note written in honey was a big clue....

"So long, and thanks for all the pollen"
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Re: What will collapse first...?

Post by IraHayes » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:16 am

In all seriousness though, the Earth has been here for around 4.5bn years. It will also still be habitable for a few bn more, until our dying sun makes and any form of life impossible.
During the Earths life time it has been a hell of a lot hotter and colder than it is right now. There have been numerous mass extinction events and each one has been followed by an explosion of species diversity.
So while we may not be around as we go the way of the dinosaurs and given the propensity for "life to find a way " i wonder what will come after us in a few million years.
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Re: What will collapse first...?

Post by fax » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:46 am

Imagine discovering our civilization like we discovered Egypt. Archeologists thousands of years from now will open the tomb only to find A Brave New World, where smartphone notifications and sugar consumption defeated biological survival instinct.

It makes me depressed.
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Re: What will collapse first...?

Post by Artisan » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:42 pm

IraHayes wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:16 am
In all seriousness though, the Earth has been here for around 4.5bn years. It will also still be habitable for a few bn more, until our dying sun makes and any form of life impossible.
During the Earths life time it has been a hell of a lot hotter and colder than it is right now. There have been numerous mass extinction events and each one has been followed by an explosion of species diversity.
So while we may not be around as we go the way of the dinosaurs and given the propensity for "life to find a way " i wonder what will come after us in a few million years.
Agreed.
But still, which one will collapse first? Which one scares the most of doing so?
One of them is going, for sure, and we will even witness it.
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Re: What will collapse first...?

Post by DrRawBlueGreen » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:48 pm

Hopefully the dollar
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Re: What will collapse first...?

Post by clutchcargo » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:03 pm

Artisan wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:44 am
The bee population or the $USD or the chinese bubble?
FTFY to be even more topical.. :hattip:
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Re: What will collapse first...?

Post by Spigzy » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:08 pm

The Cambodian real estate market.
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ut sint Guinness proxima morientis ori.
tunc cantabunt letius angelorum chori:
"Sit Deus propitius huic potatori."
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