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Indeed, civilisation exists at the discretion of climate and geology. We're overdue for the next ice age.
It's such a pity they renamed the previous ice ages (in fact a misnomer in itself since we're only in an interstadial) - the three main ones were called Riss, Mindel and Wurm. I've always wanted three dogs so I could name them accordingly.
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True, but the point of the story was that hardly anyone in Jo'Burg had ever witnessed snow falling in their lifetimesPeterMac wrote:It is mid winter there !
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The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd. Indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.
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