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Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby oldtrucker » Dec 9th, 2017, 2:29 pm

In regards to the article in Castanet" Nuclear disaster inevitable".... https://www.castanet.net/news/World/213 ... inevitable
I would guess that less than 5 percent of our population would put disaster planning for a nuclear conflict ahead of "who won last nights hockey game" for importance. It's absolute denial to be strait up about it. The thing that is ironic is that people will get up at 6 am ,go to work every day -for their entire lives...To do what? To make enough money to survive.
Key word -survive.Very few are able to emotionally process planning for what most consider 'the unthinkable'. All of my life I have assumed that one day our luck will run out.(Nuclear war has not happened yet... because of good luck, not good management).So, out of the few of you that are able to accept the reality that our lives are absolutely dominated by a doomsday clock that's presently sitting very close to midnight; how many of you have survival plans in the event of war?
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby oldtrucker » Dec 9th, 2017, 2:37 pm

Found four fallout shelter companies, so at least some are taking it seriously.
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby maryjane48 » Dec 9th, 2017, 6:24 pm

I think we are headed that way
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby oldtrucker » Jan 27th, 2018, 1:35 pm

And 2 days ago the doomsday clock(stupid term) moved to 2 minutes to midnight
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby TreeGuy » Jan 27th, 2018, 1:44 pm

oldtrucker wrote:And 2 days ago the doomsday clock(stupid term) moved to 2 minutes to midnight


I just download the Doomsday App for IOS created by Apple. (sorry androidians its not yet available for you.) Apple wants to make sure its users are warned well in advance so it's cult following will continue. Make sure you click yes for notifications.

The Doomsday Clock timekeepers say we're now the closest to global annihilation since 1953
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on Thursday moved the Doomsday Clock to two minutes to midnight, the point of global annihilation.
That is the shortest window of time since 1953, when the Soviet Union tested the first hydrogen bomb.
The North Korean nuclear crisis and failure to adequately tackle climate change are top risks, the Bulletin said.
The group leveled a number of criticisms at President Donald Trump.
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby LTD » Jan 27th, 2018, 3:05 pm

must suck living in fear all the time, try living life instead of worrying about things you cant control :up:

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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby oldtrucker » Jan 27th, 2018, 3:27 pm

LTD wrote:must suck living in fear all the time, try living life instead of worrying about things you cant control :up:


As I said earlier in this topic -its about a article posted in Castanet. Sure ,you can't control if a war starts or not. But you can control what you can do for yourself and your family and friends .I don't look at such a event as "the end". As the article says-looks like it's inevitable . Burying one's head in the sand and thinking "it's to bad to even think of" or "its out of my control" is living in absolute denial.
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby Thinktank » Jan 27th, 2018, 3:31 pm

oldtrucker wrote:And 2 days ago the doomsday clock(stupid term) moved to 2 minutes to midnight


TreeGuy wrote:The Doomsday Clock timekeepers say we're now the closest to global annihilation since 1953


The JWs said Armageddon would happen in 1914. And I would trust JWs a lot more than those dummies that control the Doomsday clock. And I trust the JW guys in New York - zero.

The fact is - here in Canada the worst thing that can happen already happened - Fukushima. We got some of their radiation. I don't know how much.
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Ukraine is broke, and undertook a war on that portion of the country that provided 30% of GDP. Now a draft, for an army, for a war, for a government that will - get this - implement IMF/EU *austerity*.
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby MAPearce » Jan 27th, 2018, 3:33 pm

I just hope I don't run out of beer ....
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby LTD » Jan 27th, 2018, 3:33 pm

no I simply don't care, I don't worry about things that are out of my control I don't have any nuclear weapons [not yet anyway] I also don't really understand why one would want to survive after anyway, personally if the missiles start flying I want one to land in my yard so I don't survive

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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby oldtrucker » Jan 27th, 2018, 3:44 pm

MAPearce wrote:I just hope I don't run out of beer ....


Or weed. Come to think of it...historically speaking, sex, weapons and drugs would sell as usual. You could use your beer to trade for other things MAPearce!
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 27th, 2018, 3:52 pm

IF there was to be nuclear attack, I want to be able to have a front row seat and be directly under the 1st one dropped on my head.
It's all the suffering and catrostophy that follows that I fear the most.
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby MAPearce » Jan 27th, 2018, 3:57 pm

oldtrucker wrote:
MAPearce wrote:I just hope I don't run out of beer ....


Or weed. Come to think of it...historically speaking, sex, weapons and drugs would sell as usual. You could use your beer to trade for other things MAPearce!


Like a fridge to keep it cold ?

Lets face it .. IF "Dooms day" comes it's over ..

Who's gonna get me power for the fridge ??
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby GordonH » Jan 27th, 2018, 4:04 pm

Maybe someone needs to bring all of the players (countries leaders) involved to reshowing of 1983 movie WarGames. lol
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Re: Nuclear disaster inevitable

Postby oldtrucker » Jan 27th, 2018, 5:56 pm

Thinktank wrote:
oldtrucker wrote:And 2 days ago the doomsday clock(stupid term) moved to 2 minutes to midnight


TreeGuy wrote:The Doomsday Clock timekeepers say we're now the closest to global annihilation since 1953


The JWs said Armageddon would happen in 1914. And I would trust JWs a lot more than those dummies that control the Doomsday clock. And I trust the JW guys in New York - zero.

The fact is - here in Canada the worst thing that can happen already happened - Fukushima. We got some of their radiation. I don't know how much.
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Sorry 'thinktank' Can't agree with you. Fukushima radiation was minimal compared to a Korean peninsula situation. Reactors in Japan and S. Korea would be melting down within the first few days of the war. They would not be under 'control' even remotely like Fukushima was. Radiation from reactors is long lasting (cesium ,strontium); radiation from radical element creation from weapons detonations decays very fast(which is why it's so dangerous). Not saying that parts of North America didn't get nailed...just not bad. There are "hotspots" here and there that are detectable using very sensitive geiger counters, but most of it decayed within months of the disaster. Edit: All of Japan's nuclear plants are currently off line. Restart in 2025.
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