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« on: December 09, 2010, 18:03:02 PM »

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Illegally circumcised youth dies

The Eastern Cape's summer circumcision season has claimed its first fatality, the provincial health department said yesterday.

Spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said an 18-year-old youth died at the Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital in Mthatha on Sunday.

He had been admitted with a gangrenous penis, suffering from grade four--or very serious--sepsis.

The youth, from Ngcengane village in the Mthatha area, had been attending an illegal circumcision school.

Kupelo said three would-be initiates had been admitted to hospital in Mount Frere, also with gangrenous penises.

He said a number of youths had been admitted to hospitals in East London.
Cape Times 8/12/2010

Aaaaaarrgghhh!
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« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2010, 07:15:56 AM »

At least he didn't die of AIDS   Roll Eyes

I despair for this species of ours. I really do.
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« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2010, 15:54:19 PM »

I despair for this species of ours. I really do.

I don't, I speculate that if we look at the big picture, statistically, we have become more moderate, reasonable, humanist, compassionate etc. I would despair if a solar geomagnetic storm fries the entire world, this would really set us back.

To quote from a NASA article "The vulnerability of some of our infrastructure to nuclear EMP is real; however, the threat is overblown. A much greater threat to the US electricity-grid infrastructure is from a powerful once-in-a-century type solar storm."

"once-in-a-century"  Huh? WTF!!



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« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2010, 15:05:26 PM »

I despair for this species of ours. I really do.


I don't, I speculate that if we look at the big picture, statistically, we have become more moderate, reasonable, humanist, compassionate etc. I would despair if a solar geomagnetic storm fries the entire world, this would really set us back.

To quote from a NASA article "The vulnerability of some of our infrastructure to nuclear EMP is real; however, the threat is overblown. A much greater threat to the US electricity-grid infrastructure is from a powerful once-in-a-century type solar storm."

"once-in-a-century"  Huh? WTF!!



Have you heard of the Olduvai Theory?
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« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2010, 15:20:07 PM »

Good thing we only have until 2012 anyways...  Tongue
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