OMG ! This I could not believe…
Entitled “Global Warming Breaking News: China eyeing perks of ice-free Arctic” this YouTube video tries to make the point that the Corporate world will carry on seeking out new opportunities for making a profit, irrespective of whether there are any of us left to provide that profit or if the search for that opportunity is itself the cause of our demise (through the global warming that it causes).
Why the producer of the video picks on China is not clear, because if (when) the Arctic ice melts there are many countries and Corporations that will try to butcher the resources that become available and take advantage of the new shipping lanes. But hey, it’s their video.
However, I digress.
Try to think of the most mind-bogglingly stupid thing that a group of people could possibly do.
Nope…. you’re not even close yet. Try again.
Need some help ? ….
Think dumb-ass, and then add thirty eight noughts to the end of it…. Yes, THAT stupid !
See if you can imagine a situation where a whole group of people could be just standing around, minding their own business, having a lovely day, fascinated by what they are seeing and hearing, and waiting for a spectacular event to occur… and yet be so blissfully unaware that when it does occur it will, inevitably, lead to their deaths.
Can you think of anything ?
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Almost as unbelievable is the fact that the producer classes them as “victims” who were “swept out to sea as a glacier melts in front of their eyes and then carries them to their deaths”.
Well that must be the fault of global warming then !
I nominate all the “victims” who had not yet had children as the first recipients of the newly reinstated Darwin Award.
How I miss those…..