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Originally Posted by Hephasteus View Post
They make margarine from vegetable oil. Margarine was developed to feed to turkeys and fatten them up. It killed them all. You can leave margarine out in an open container and not one thing on this planet will eat it. Not a bear. Not an ant. Not a fly. Not a maggot. Nothing will eat it. It will never go rancid. It makes McDonalds french fries look absolutely natural and it will kill you dead if you eat it.
my cat ate margarine all the time, was his favorite food.
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I love how we think. Humans are so cancerous to this planet.
You're good at being dramatic. The bleeding heart will leave you when you realize human beings are no cancerous than anything else.
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post #63 of 69
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Does the law of conservation of energy mean nothing to you?
you use something to make something, you lose energy, you reform that first something and you have to put in more energy...that energy comes from doing the first process in the first place!

you're as bad as people thinking electric cars are 'green' and carbon neutral
heck some diesel cars are greener than ANY electric car!
Wouldn't his first statement be just breaking it down to hydrocarbons? Thus producing energy, kind of like burning gas?
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post #64 of 69
When Oil Runs Out ... Pretty much we have no contingencies . Alternative Energy is being developed however it's development does not preclude wide scale deployment in such a contingency.
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I like how when I use to play Runescape, I watched these newbies kill chickens. Screw Runescape newbs.
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You've got issues.
He's right it's poison...
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What happens when we run out of chickens?
No more KFC, Popeye's, and Church's Chicken
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post #68 of 69
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What happens when we run out of chickens?
I don't think that'll happen haha.
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They can make plastics from vegetable oils.
Henry Ford's first car had a plastic body, and that plastic was made from Hemp.

Why in 2011 Hemp isn't legal baffles my mind. Fuel, Cloth, Fiber, Food, Paper, Detergents, etc.. Hemp & switchgrass are the best plants for producing biofuel. Corn is only used because it's heavily subsidized by the gov due to lobbyists.
    
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