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2!! Mi-nutes!! To Miiiid-niiiight!!! (Doomsday Clock)

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2!! Mi-nutes!! To Miiiid-niiiight!!! (Doomsday Clock)

No shock really. But still annoying..


Doomsday Clock Moves Closer To Midnight, We're 2 Minutes From World Annihilation


A panel of scientists and policy experts moved their Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight on Thursday, citing President Trump's rhetoric on nuclear weapons, environmental deterioration due to climate change and a lack of trust in political institutions.

"We are very concerned with the unpredictability of the United States and how it's thinking of its nuclear weapons," Rachel Bronson, the president and CEO of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, which created the clock, told NPR.
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Old 01-26-18, 12:42 PM
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Re: 2!! Mi-nutes!! To Miiiid-niiiight!!! (Doomsday Clock)

World Annihilation doesn't sound so bad
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Old 01-26-18, 12:43 PM
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We had a good run.
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Old 01-26-18, 12:45 PM
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If the first bomb would land on the people making this stupid doomsday clock.. we'd all feel a lot better.
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... and trillions of cockroaches cheer.
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Old 01-26-18, 12:53 PM
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The otteresque responses are almost on queue.
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Old 01-26-18, 12:56 PM
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In before the hands that threaten doom...
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Old 01-26-18, 02:25 PM
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Re: 2!! Mi-nutes!! To Miiiid-niiiight!!! (Doomsday Clock)

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The otteresque responses are almost on queue.
I don't have a problem with the world blowing up. People dying is only sad to the people left behind. If everyone is dead, oh well.
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Old 01-26-18, 02:27 PM
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What happens when the time change arrives?
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Old 01-26-18, 02:29 PM
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Re: 2!! Mi-nutes!! To Miiiid-niiiight!!! (Doomsday Clock)

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I don't have a problem with the world blowing up. People dying is only sad to the people left behind. If everyone is dead, oh well.
And we will all bake together when we bake.
There'll be nobody present at the wake.
With complete participation
In that grand incineration,
Nearly eight billion hunks of well-done steak.
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Re: 2!! Mi-nutes!! To Miiiid-niiiight!!! (Doomsday Clock)

Originally Posted by joeblow69 View Post
World Annihilation doesn't sound so bad
At this point, I think I would be ok with this.

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What happens when the time change arrives?
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Re: 2!! Mi-nutes!! To Miiiid-niiiight!!! (Doomsday Clock)

Originally Posted by joeblow69 View Post
I don't have a problem with the world blowing up. People dying is only sad to the people left behind. If everyone is dead, oh well.
I just wish our bombs killed only people and left everything else alone. Then I'd feel much better about it.
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Old 01-26-18, 03:10 PM
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I just wish our bombs killed only people and left everything else alone. Then I'd feel much better about it.
maybe someone will develop a virus that only effects humans?
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Old 01-26-18, 03:34 PM
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I just wish our bombs killed only people and left everything else alone. Then I'd feel much better about it.
We have the technology. It's called a Neutron Bomb.
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And we will all bake together when we bake.
There'll be nobody present at the wake.
With complete participation
In that grand incineration,
Nearly eight billion hunks of well-done steak.
Two suns in the sunset
Looks like the human race is run
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I'm reading the title to the tune of "No Sleep til Brooklyn." Am I wrong?
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We had a good run.
Did we, though? I'm reminded of the classic children's book by Bill Peet, "The Wump World", though it's an allegory about the environment, not nuclear annihilation.
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I'm reading the title to the tune of "No Sleep til Brooklyn." Am I wrong?
You're correct, that was on the Beasties' 1984 album "Powerslave".
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Awesome song.

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Re: 2!! Mi-nutes!! To Miiiid-niiiight!!! (Doomsday Clock)

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We have the technology. It's called a Neutron Bomb.
I have a song about that, too.

Efficiency and progress is ours once more
Now that we have the Neutron bomb
It's nice and quick and clean and gets things done
Away with excess enemy
But no less value to property
No sense in war but perfect sense at home

The sun beams down on a brand new day
No more welfare tax to pay
Unsightly slums gone up in flashing light
Jobless millions whisked away
At last we have more room to play
All systems go to kill the poor tonight
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