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Re: y2k/gary north delusions (fwd)



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> Subject: Re: y2k/gary north delusions (fwd)
> Date: Fri, 4 Dec 1998 18:46:17 -0600 (CST)
> From: [email protected] (Igor Chudov @ home)

> > Paris and London had populations of over a million each and didn't have a
> > sewer system. It was traditional for people to throw their chamber pots out
> > into the street along with the offal from the various animals.
> 
> Guess why they had those devastating epidemics.

True enough, but that sort of stuff takes more than a week or two. The
various cities could go around setting up port-a-potties and latrines in
parks with plastic liners for easy removal, etc.

It isn't nearly the civilization shaking event some would make of it.


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