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If you could get rid of two bad things in the world...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Krogan Doctor, Oct 19, 2013.

  1. timtofly

    timtofly One Day

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    They are probably not needed where every one lives either, but they are still useful.
     
  2. strijder20

    strijder20 Wallowing in irony

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    Gucumatz JS, secretly Rod Serling

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    People and Bears.
     
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    Desertsnow πr²

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    Not very, but it is possible for almost anyone to be in the middle of nowhere at some time or other.
     
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    Akkon888 한국 사람

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    Disease
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    This would essentially bring the state of humanity back to <10000BC, with no risk of disease or infection. However, there would be no possibility of significant technological advancement since institutions (such as governments or universities) could not be formed.

    And yes, I would much rather have been born in a time where I had no sense of knowledge, than in a time where I knew the destructive power of knowledge.
     
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    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    warpus In pork I trust

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  9. Borachio

    Borachio Way past lunacy

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    Hairpin bends.
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  12. Borachio

    Borachio Way past lunacy

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    Swanee whistles
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  13. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    Might as well have been what Perfection said. :p
     
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    Ironsided Flower of happiness

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    poverty and greed
     
  18. Borachio

    Borachio Way past lunacy

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    Alcoholism

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    Now there's a problem with it's own solution!
     
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