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Old November 26th, 2009, 10:17 AM   #1
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Curbing global warming saves lives, studies say

WASHINGTON ó Cutting global warming pollution would not only make the planet healthier, it would make people healthier too, new research suggests.



Slashing carbon dioxide emissions could save millions of lives, mostly by reducing preventable deaths from heart and lung diseases, according to studies released Wednesday and published in a special issue of The Lancet British medical journal.



Global and U.S. health officials unveiled the results as they pushed for health issues to take a more prominent role at upcoming climate change negotiations in Copenhagen. Also on Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced that he would go to Copenhagen at the start of international climate talks. U.S. health officials said the timing was not planned.


The Associated Press: Curbing global warming saves lives, studies say



(SolveClimate) Three leading scientists who on Tuesday released a report documenting the accelerating pace of climate change said the scandal that erupted last week over hacked emails from climate scientists is nothing more than a "smear campaign" aimed at sabotaging December climate talks in Copenhagen.



"We're facing an effort by special interests who are trying to confuse the public," said Richard Somerville, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and a lead author of the UN IPCC Fourth Assessment Report.



Dissenters see action to slow global warming as "a threat," he said.


Hacked climate emails called a smear campaign | Reuters



The Associated Press: China vows to dramatically slow emissions growth



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But keeping more people alive will eventually lead to more deaths from overcrowding, lack of resources, crime, etc. According to common sense. So it kinda balances itself out.
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The link didn't say what it was. Pointless.



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Solar Power - Technologies that harness the energy of the sun
Solar energy isn't without it's own environmental costs. Not to mention the land it uses.

Solar Energy Firms Leave Waste Behind in China - washingtonpost.com

More widespread manufacture could lead to more toxic pollution problems. You gets nothing for free.



As if "Bush" made that up.
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All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.--- Arthur Schopenhauer German philosopher (1788 - 1860)
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All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.--- Arthur Schopenhauer German philosopher (1788 - 1860)
There appears to have been many interpretations of "truth" and many quotations about it.

Truth Quotes | Truth Quotations | Truth Sayings | Wisdom Quotes



One concept that seems to be the "truth" in regards to one subject, may be the downfall of something else.



The healthcare debate and medical technology are a couple subjects that come to mind.
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But keeping more people alive will eventually lead to more deaths from overcrowding, lack of resources, crime, etc. According to common sense. So it kinda balances itself out.


So I see you agree that abortion is a good thing, less people to help curb overcrowding, use of resourses, crime, etc!
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So I see you agree that abortion is a good thing, less people to help curb overcrowding, use of resourses, crime, etc!
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Glad to see you making use of your keyboard for a change.

Those are good reasons to support abortion. They also support sterilizing the women who get them. Since often times it would prevent multiple abortions. In fact that would also support sterilization of single women who have kids since they too often repeat that mistake. I mean if we are gonna nip population in the bud lets go all out. Or we could concentrate on not getting pregnant in the first place. Now that's one truth that would solve a helluva lot of problems. And save a helluva lot of lives too.
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So I see you agree that abortion is a good thing, less people to help curb overcrowding, use of resourses, crime, etc!
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Glad to see you making use of your keyboard for a change.

Those are good reasons to support abortion. They also support sterilizing the women who get them. Since often times it would prevent multiple abortions. In fact that would also support sterilization of single women who have kids since they too often repeat that mistake. I mean if we are gonna nip population in the bud lets go all out. Or we could concentrate on not getting pregnant in the first place. Now that's one truth that would solve a helluva lot of problems. And save a helluva lot of lives too.


Muslim men have no respect for Women either!



Why not just...



Deuteronomy. Preceding number represents Chapter.




Stoning to death punishment for non virgin women.





22.20 But if this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel, (unmarried women)



22.21 then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her fatherís house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones that she die, because she hath wrought folly in Israel, to play the whore in her fatherís house; so shalt thou put evil away from among you.





Or sterilize the men that got them pregnant!
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Muslim men have no respect for Women either!
I would prefer to preface that with the word "some". As with most religious doctrine, not all practice the more extreme interpretations. Disrespect for women is hardly limited to any religion,nationality, or lol rap music. Hell it could be argued that men in general disrespect women. To many men, and it's not a small many, women only exist as sexual objects, and unattractive women don't exist at all.



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Stoning to death punishment for non virgin women.





22.20 But if this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel, (unmarried women)



22.21 then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her fatherís house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones that she die, because she hath wrought folly in Israel, to play the whore in her fatherís house; so shalt thou put evil away from among you.





Or sterilize the men that got them pregnant!
Why? Unless it was rape or some other form of forced sex, the decision to have sex is mainly a female one. Especially since the female bears almost all of the repercussions of the act.



While the rules of adultery, fornication, and divorce along with the stigma that used to apply to single parenthood seem unfair, when you look at them from a logical POV, they would prevent the spread of diseases, result in fewer unwanted pregnancies, and create more order. Perhaps if anything, there should be more drastic punishments for males for rape and abusive treatment along with the rules that applied to women. But of course men wrote the rules, so we don't.
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