So, basically we are heading for WWIII, right?

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So, basically we are heading for WWIII, right?

Post by BulletPark » Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:45 pm

Increased populist movement globally.

Shaky financial structure.

Racists and nihilists on the rise.

the super-rich gobbling up the planet.

Jews as a dividing issue in global public consensus.

The middle-class shrinking to a non-deciding factor.

Anti-intellectualism as a hallmark of the age.

Super-sexualization and decadence in all forms of media.

Bizarre ugliness and hyper-realism as the twin tropes in art and culture.

Have I missed anything?

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Post by BulletPark » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:00 pm

Basically, I see this as the US vs. China. Russia, the wild card and instigator of the whole mess, will take whichever side appears to be winning.

Europe will side chiefly with China, save for the post-Brexit UK, which will be steamrollered in the process and bombed to within an inch of its existence.

Fighting will encompass Africa, due to Chinese investment in the continent; the Arab States will go full rogue and begin a death campaign against all non-Muslim territories.

Japan, Korea, Israel and Egypt will all be wiped off the planet.

Australia will also side with the US and be bombed into cinders.

When the dust clears everyone will have lost with the possible exceptions of Canada and Brazil both of which will be hobbled then crippled into famine levels of disaster by the collapse of the stock market and the international supply chain.

Clouds of dust from fallout will accelerate climatic disturbances and cause a general cooling of the atmosphere that may either trigger a new mini Ice Age or stimulate runaway greenhouse effect, in which latter case, everything on the planet dies and the earth becomes a Venus-like environment.
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Post by BulletPark » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:04 pm

But...her e-mails.

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Post by Usher73 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:07 pm

You started ok, but then you cram a lot of words in a small space.

So it still depends on money and TV.

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Post by BulletPark » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:12 pm

Usher73 wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:07 pm
You started ok, but then you cram a lot of words in a small space.

So it still depends on money and TV.
Edited to your specs.

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Post by Moethebartender » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:15 pm

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Australia will also side with the US and be bombed into cinders.
Nah, Straylia has already been bought and paid for by the Chinese.
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Post by BulletPark » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:26 pm

The whole "bombed to cinders" thing may yet follow through.

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Post by Vince » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:12 pm

Civil war rather than international war. I want to line the brexiteers against the wall. Up the IRA.
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Post by Andrea1 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:30 pm

Probably. But not yet. Mindful of your scenario, I'll be planning ahead, up sticks, retire to Brazil, as it's going to be on the winning-ish side, figure I'll get a few Carnivals in before the hobbled stage kicks in. It'll be fun. Until it isn't.

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Post by BulletPark » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:20 pm

A bit disappointed Poo and Anno haven't chimed in. They've worked so very hard to see this scenario through and have cheered every single step of the way.

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Post by andybox » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:29 pm

BulletPark wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:26 pm
The whole "bombed to cinders" thing may yet follow through.
That’s a lotta bombs. What about Vanuatu?
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Post by guruwil » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:42 pm

Goodness, BP is having a bleak period at the moment.
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Post by Annotated » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:51 pm

BulletPark wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:45 pm
Increased populist movement globally.
Isn't populism a good thing, especially since you lament ... "the super-rich gobbling up the planet"?
Shaky financial structure.
Talk about vague. ... Anyway, even though I know it's pointless, I'll go ahead and ask: How so?
Racists and nihilists on the rise.
Yes, but it's the good kind of racists and nihilists ... you know, the tards and their friends.
Jews as a dividing issue in global public consensus.
Let's be honest, the Jews are so last century they're buy-one-get-one on the discount table at the front of the store.
The middle-class shrinking to a non-deciding factor.
The middle-class (in America anyway) actually grew this past year for the first time in 40 years. ... Thanks, Donald!
Anti-intellectualism as a hallmark of the age.
Again, but it's the good kind of anti-intellectualism ... it's tard anti-intellectualism.
Super-sexualization and decadence in all forms of media.
Yet AGAIN, it's the tards who are doing this, so that's good. (Btw, they're also accusing everyone and their sister of rape if you even look at them, but that's too much to get into here.)
Bizarre ugliness and hyper-realism as the twin tropes in art and culture.
Again, can you say tard?
Have I missed anything?
Besides everything? ... No, you're right on target.

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Post by jedgarandclyde » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:59 pm

Dear oh dear, having a bad day OP?
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Post by FUUZ » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:29 pm

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Post by temporaryhandle2 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:50 pm

That's it.

I'm packing up and heading for Coober Pedy.

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Post by BulletPark » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:54 pm

jedgarandclyde wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:59 pm
Dear oh dear, having a bad day OP?
An accused rapist just got sworn into the Supreme Court, so, no, everything is hunky dory.

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Post by Annotated » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:30 pm

Wow, an "accused" rapist.

1. It wasn't rape he was accused of.

2. Turns out the accuser seemed to be lying. Or was crazy. Or maybe both.

3. You don't actually give a shit. So why do you pretend you do?

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Post by Godjira » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:15 am

Annotated wrote:Wow, an "accused" rapist.

1. It wasn't rape he was accused of.

2. Turns out the accuser seemed to be lying. Or was crazy. Or maybe both.

3. You don't actually give a shit. So why do you pretend you do?
1) He was, but not by the accuser who testified

2) It didn’t turn out that way, lying idiot

3) You don’t give a shit about anything except your whiteness.
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Post by Godjira » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:17 am

That's the kind of bold flavor they enjoy in Albuquerque!

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Post by jedgarandclyde » Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:02 am

Just off to the shops to get plenty of spray that protects against bugs, 50 or so should be enough.
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Post by dBrother » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:48 am

Moethebartender wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:15 pm
BulletPark wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:00 pm
Australia will also side with the US and be bombed into cinders.
Nah, Straylia has already been bought and paid for by the Chinese.
I was actually gunna say what this cunt said...

We'll be right, the chinese overlords actually like the aussie culture, so they'll keep us around..
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Post by Argonheart_Po » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:31 am

BulletPark wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:26 pm
The whole "bombed to cinders" thing may yet follow through.
Most of Australia is already a burned out hellhole.

However, it might be hard for us to avoid Allison’s Thucydides' Trap. Even though avoiding war has become more common recently.
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Post by 2wilzgood » Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:52 am

War is prelude at worst, setting the stage
The story of climate change hangs on human behavior, not geophysics. Vollmann seeks to understand how “we could not only sustain, but accelerate the rise of atmospheric carbon levels, all the while expressing confusion, powerlessness and resentment.” Why did we take such insane risks? Could we have behaved any other way? Can we behave any other way? If not, what conclusions must we draw about our lives and our futures? Vollmann admits that even he has shied away from fully comprehending the damage we’ve done. “I had never loathed myself sufficiently to craft the punishment of full understanding,” he writes. “How could I? No one person could.” He’s right, though books like Carbon Ideologies will bring us closer.

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Post by Godjira » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:48 am

Nah, the threat of war is far more effective than actual war.

Fear + control = hegemony.

It’s a protection racket.
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Post by Electrolyte » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:15 am

BulletPark wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:45 pm
Have I missed anything?
Incipient cold war with China.

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Post by OnTheBall » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:59 am

How and which country could bomb Australia?

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Post by BulletPark » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:35 am

You don't think you're a nuclear target at least twice over?

Quaint.

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Post by BulletPark » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:37 am

Godjira wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:48 am
Nah, the threat of war is far more effective than actual war.

Fear + control = hegemony.

It’s a protection racket.
We are no longer dealing with anything so sane as that.

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Post by BulletPark » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:55 am

2wilzgood wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:52 am
War is prelude at worst, setting the stage
The story of climate change hangs on human behavior, not geophysics. Vollmann seeks to understand how “we could not only sustain, but accelerate the rise of atmospheric carbon levels, all the while expressing confusion, powerlessness and resentment.” Why did we take such insane risks? Could we have behaved any other way? Can we behave any other way? If not, what conclusions must we draw about our lives and our futures? Vollmann admits that even he has shied away from fully comprehending the damage we’ve done. “I had never loathed myself sufficiently to craft the punishment of full understanding,” he writes. “How could I? No one person could.” He’s right, though books like Carbon Ideologies will bring us closer.

The planet’s atmosphere will change but human nature won’t. Vollmann’s meager wish is for future readers to appreciate that they would have made the same mistakes we have. This might seem a humble ambition for a project of this scope, but only if you mistake Carbon Ideologies for a work of activism. Vollmann’s project is nothing so conventional. His “letter to the future” is a suicide note. He does not seek an intervention—only acceptance. If not forgiveness, then at least acceptance.
He can go fuck himself.

There won't be any future generations and this kind of "Oh, how we failed thee!" princessy shit is counter-productive at best, narcissism at worst. You want to write a suicide note? Print out IMA KUNT with your favorite crayon and get on with the part where you jump off the bridge.

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Post by Moethebartender » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:04 pm

PhDBrother wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:48 am
Moethebartender wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:15 pm
BulletPark wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:00 pm
Australia will also side with the US and be bombed into cinders.
Nah, Straylia has already been bought and paid for by the Chinese.
I was actually gunna say what this cunt said...

We'll be right, the chinese overlords actually like the aussie culture, so they'll keep us around..
I don't know what's funnier - that this drooling retard thinks that he understands what culture is, or that this drooling retard thinks the Chinese like the Straylian variant. You're going to make someone a very entertaining pet.
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Post by jedgarandclyde » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:24 pm

In the bigger scheme of things Australia is a target for nukes, because of the joint US/Australian spy base at Pine Gap, and any body that thinks we are not is a non-thinking idiot.
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