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  •  all they're buying is the right to die last (0+ / 0-)

    they won't survive climate change any more than we will. they'll just be able to put off the end by erecting a wall of money btw them and consequences which will last a little while.

    if necessary for years; if necessary, alone

    by SouthernLiberalinMD on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 10:40:51 PM PST

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    •  And unfortunately, that's a good strategy (0+ / 0-)

      Their descendants can be active trying to do something about what's happening from a position of power and people probably won't judge them for the harm their parents or grandparents did.  

      •  after about 10 years from now (0+ / 0-)

        the only thing they'll be able to do about what's happening is figure out how to build a starship with FTL power and get the hell out of dodge--or maybe a colony ship that is set up for several generations to live and die onboard on route to the nearest possible habitable planet.

        if necessary for years; if necessary, alone

        by SouthernLiberalinMD on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 09:43:30 AM PST

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