Wisconsin professor says global warming a hoax! - VMS

This is a discussion on Wisconsin professor says global warming a hoax! - VMS ; Ron Johnson wrote: > > On 08/28/07 19:45, David J Dachtera wrote: > > Neil Rieck wrote: > >> On Aug 25, 11:09 am, David J Dachtera > >> wrote: > [snip] > > > > On the other hand, ...

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  1. Re: Wisconsin professor says global warming a hoax!

    Ron Johnson wrote:
    >
    > On 08/28/07 19:45, David J Dachtera wrote:
    > > Neil Rieck wrote:
    > >> On Aug 25, 11:09 am, David J Dachtera
    > >> wrote:

    > [snip]
    > >
    > > On the other hand, if you dedicate your efforts to launching some artifacts of
    > > human society into space such that they will eventually land back on what ever
    > > is left of Mother Earth, that may actually prove useful in the long run if found
    > > and eventually studied by whatever intelligent life form succeeds us.

    >
    > Unless (70.8% chance) it lands in water.


    "Water" - brash assumption

    > Or the 90% of the terra firma that is uninhabited.


    Likewise; however, note the use of "may" and "if" in the quoted text. Doesn't
    really suggest more than a remote possibility.

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  2. Re: Wisconsin professor says global warming a hoax!

    On 08/30/07 20:58, David J Dachtera wrote:
    > Ron Johnson wrote:
    >> On 08/28/07 19:45, David J Dachtera wrote:
    >>> Neil Rieck wrote:
    >>>> On Aug 25, 11:09 am, David J Dachtera
    >>>> wrote:

    >> [snip]
    >>> On the other hand, if you dedicate your efforts to launching some artifacts of
    >>> human society into space such that they will eventually land back on what ever
    >>> is left of Mother Earth, that may actually prove useful in the long run if found
    >>> and eventually studied by whatever intelligent life form succeeds us.

    >> Unless (70.8% chance) it lands in water.

    >
    > "Water" - brash assumption


    Huh? What's a brash assumption?

    >> Or the 90% of the terra firma that is uninhabited.

    >
    > Likewise; however, note the use of "may" and "if" in the quoted text. Doesn't
    > really suggest more than a remote possibility.
    >



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