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Old 03-13-2007, 01:48 PM   #1
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This is a really interesting documentary that the BBC published regarding global warming. It attempts to disprove that humans are the cause, and it does a very good job of it. It addresses some of the issues Al Gore raised with 'An Inconvenient Truth' (around 18:20) and disproves them. It'* long, but completely worth the watch.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...arming+swindle
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I can't see it, 'cause of my blazing fast internet speed, but I too feel it'* just a scam. What power do we really have over the enviroment? I don't think people think that the earth just NATURALLY heats up. And the scam artists promoting it create more of these "greenhouse gases" with their private jets and mansions in one year than the average person can create in a lifetime! And just because they buy "carbon credits" or whatever they are, it makes it all better. It'* a bunch of fear-mongering bullshit in my opinion.
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I think people spend too much time arguing over this subject rather than taking the time to actually do something about it.

There are too many things in this world we do to destroy nature and pollute (sucking up the oil supply, cutting down rainforests and primary growth forests, etc). Whether we are greatly affecting the natural cycle of the world or not is irrellavent. People should focus on alternative solutions to our actions rather than have politicians argue about it.
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This topic usually interests me. I'm no scientist, and don't know who'* really right on the matter (but I tend to side with the people that say BS on it).

The thing that really makes me mad on this is that when the environmentalists bark at people for using gas and oil. They can stand their barking about it, but what have they done to create an alternative fuel? So if I stop using gas, then what do I use instead? What is readily available to use instead? I just don't like the guilt trips they try pulling...
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That'* the point, they don't have answers because they are not looking to fix anything. These people are anti-capitalist, they are using the environment as a vehicle. They want you to burn wood for heat (just don't chop any trees down) and use horses for transportation (just don't abuse them). Do you know how filthy the streets were when horse and cattle were the main mode of transportation? But that doesn't concern them because that isn't the point.
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yup. I've been very silent lately, but every once in awhile I have to vent. (back to lurk mode)
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I can't see it, 'cause of my blazing fast internet speed, but I too feel it'* just a scam. What power do we really have over the enviroment? I don't think people think that the earth just NATURALLY heats up. And the scam artists promoting it create more of these "greenhouse gases" with their private jets and mansions in one year than the average person can create in a lifetime! And just because they buy "carbon credits" or whatever they are, it makes it all better. It'* a bunch of fear-mongering bullshit in my opinion.
When you get a chance you should really watch it....it covers every point you just made.

What do you all think of the video itself, though? So far I've just read personal opinions on global warming and nothing regarding the video .
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Yeah, mine was all personal opinion. I'm at work waiting for my manager to go home so I can watch it...
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