[LINK] The End Is Nigh [Was: On the Day that you were born (UN Population Clock)]

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Thu Nov 10 10:09:51 AEDT 2011

On 10/11/2011 12:58 AM, Rick Welykochy wrote:
> David Boxall wrote:
>> Humanity will be no great loss to the universe. The pity is that we look
>> like taking the rest of life on Earth with us.
> It would dreadfully difficult to wipe out all microbiotic life. It
> permeates
> the earth, from a few miles up in the atmosphere to the depths of the
> oceans.
> Once we are gone, the earth will heal itself as it has in the past and
> microbes
> will give rise to entire new trees of life. That's the way the cookie
> crumbles.
> We ain't nothing special.
> ...
Better minds than mine have warned against assuming that we cannot make 
such a mess of the world that it will no longer support life as we know 

David Boxall                    |  All that is required
                                |  for evil to prevail is
http://david.boxall.id.au       |  for good men to do nothing.
                                |     -- Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

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