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The Politicaly Incorrect way to reboot

Have decent nuclear power plants availible that can survive the crash. That will VASTLY jumpstart the rebuild of technological civilization and could very well help PREVENT a crash due to fossil fuel global climate change. I was reminded of this idea with another thread's reference to Lucifer's Hamm...
by Saber Bob
Mon Dec 29, 2014 11:48 pm
Forum: How quickly could you accelerate a reboot of civilisation?
Topic: The Politicaly Incorrect way to reboot
Replies: 1
Views: 3250

The Historic European "Dark Ages"....

Were not so dark and no where near as long as popular knowledge has it. First off, very few historians actually use the term anymore. When they do it is really limited to the collapse of western Roman political authority in Western Europe from circa 450 AD to circa 850 AD. For the most part in the E...
by Saber Bob
Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:33 pm
Forum: What might collapse civilisation?
Topic: The Historic European "Dark Ages"....
Replies: 0
Views: 2209

Re: Lucifer's Hammer

Jerry Pournelle, at one science fiction convention back in the 1980s, told us how he (when he was a teenager back in the 1940s) used that edition of the Britannica to create nitroglycerin, and luckily for him, noticed the warning that said the stuff was "extreamly hyperthermic"--he and his...
by Saber Bob
Mon Dec 15, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: Best post-apoc novels?
Topic: Lucifer's Hammer
Replies: 4
Views: 5590

From "The Middle"...

or Topeka, Kansas, USA Just finished Lewis' book last week. A good overall view of the subject, though I will nitpick a pit in a thread or two. I've been interested (if not actually involved) in survivalism since the mid-1970s (I'm 54) when the late Mel Tappen ( Survival Guns essentialy created the ...
by Saber Bob
Mon Dec 15, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: New members
Topic: From "The Middle"...
Replies: 0
Views: 1725

Hello from "The Middle" (other side of "The Pond")

Namely in Topeka, Kansas, USA. Just finished Lewis' book a few days ago--overall, a real nice introduction to the subject, though I have a few disagreements. Anyway, I'm 54, male, and have a background in history (didnt quite get my BA). I've been interested in survivalism from way back in the 1970s...
by Saber Bob
Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: New members
Topic: Hello from "The Middle" (other side of "The Pond")
Replies: 3
Views: 4899

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