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Re: the shit hitting the fan (fwd)



It's during times like these that you learn more about your fellow 
c'punks than you need to ...


On Fri, 4 Dec 1998, Jim Choate wrote:

> Forwarded message:
> 
> > Date: Sat, 5 Dec 1998 06:00:13 +0100
> > From: Anonymous <[email protected]>
> > Subject: the shit hitting the fan
> 
> > At 02:48 PM 12/4/98 -0600, Igor Chudov @ home wrote:
> > >Even flushing toilets is not necessary as anyone can shit outside.
> > >
> > >I am speaking out of personal experiences, living with water outages
> > >while we were in the Russian countryside. It was no big deal, period.
> > 
> > Moron.  At a low population density you can do anything, burn wood, leaded
> > gas,
> > etc., no problem.
> > 
> > LA has 1e7 people who shit about a kilo per day.  Compute the volume of that
> > after a week.
> 
> It's not the raw volume that's critical but rather the percentage of the
> average personal space per inhabitant versus how much to store a weeks
> worth. For the average person storing a weeks worth of solid waste in a
> platic bag with bleach, lye, or similar material is reasonable.
> 
> I've gone on long duration camping trips of about a weeks length and the
> storing and portage costs are not excessive (having a boat or horse helps
> move it around).
> 
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