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Re: y2k/gary north delusions (fwd)



Jim Choate wrote:
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> Forwarded message:
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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)
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> > > 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.

Well, at least shitting is not going to be the hardest part of it.

	- Igor.