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It's Not Nice To Fool With Mother Nature
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It's Not Nice To Fool With Mother Nature
Interesting essay on building in a swamp.

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/9/...Everglades

Quote:Been a lifelong fan of civil engineering, and watched with amusement here in Minnesota as they tried to drain, fill, and build in and on swamps. Eventually, the swamp always won- Flooding and consuming even the best designed highways, buildings, and other questionable feats of engineering that assaulted the swamps.

Few years back I inherited a trailer and a 99 year lot lease near Naples in the really big swamp that’s much of Florida. From Atlantic to Gulf and stretching darn near up to Disney World,  the Everglades is one big lovely rich ecosystem that never ceases to entertain and amaze.
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Florida's worse, "The foolish man built his castle on the sand."
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Water needs to drain somewhere. That's why swamps exist in the first place. Don't build on swampland.
Poe's Law: "Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is impossible to create a parody of Fundamentalism that SOMEONE won't mistake for the real thing."

10 Christ-like figures that predate Jesus. Link shortened to Chris ate Jesus for some reason...
http://listverse.com/2009/04/13/10-chris...ate-jesus/

Good video to watch, if you want to know how common the Jesus story really is.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88GTUXvp-50

A list of biblical contradictions from the infallible word of Yahweh.
http://infidels.org/library/modern/jim_m...tions.html

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(September 17, 2017 at 12:40 pm)Chad32 Wrote: Water needs to drain somewhere. That's why swamps exist in the first place. Don't build on swampland.

Unless you're a Seminole.
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Oh yeah. Apparently there were exceptions.
Poe's Law: "Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is impossible to create a parody of Fundamentalism that SOMEONE won't mistake for the real thing."

10 Christ-like figures that predate Jesus. Link shortened to Chris ate Jesus for some reason...
http://listverse.com/2009/04/13/10-chris...ate-jesus/

Good video to watch, if you want to know how common the Jesus story really is.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88GTUXvp-50

A list of biblical contradictions from the infallible word of Yahweh.
http://infidels.org/library/modern/jim_m...tions.html

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