And the solution is.....Y2Kgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
Overpopulation on Easter Island. Our present situation, but on a smaller scale.
"Your old life was a frantic running from silence"--Rumi
-- David Hammer (email@example.com), January 16, 1999
David - thanks for that, absolutely fascinating. You may want to check out Alan Alford's theories on Easter Island - book "Gods Of The New Millennium" - do a search for his web site.
Two digits. One mechanism. The smallest mistake.
"The conveniences and comforts of humanity in general will be linked up by one mechanism, which will produce comforts and conveniences beyond human imagination. But the smallest mistake will bring the whole mechanism to a certain collapse. In this way the end of the world will be brought about."
Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan, 1922 (Sufi Prophet)
-- Andy (2000EOD@prodigy.net), January 16, 1999.
Cool. Rethink the past, envision the future.
-- BigDog (BigDog@duffer.com), January 16, 1999.
a great analysis. should be required reading for all pollyannas.
-- a (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 16, 1999.