The Western Hemisphere. General term for the Americas following their discovery by Europeans, thus setting them in contradistinction to the Old World of Africa, Europe, and Asia.
I recall George Carlin saying "the planet will be fine....the people are fucked!"
-- George Carlin
George's presentation on global warming fits my philosophy on the matter exactly. We are just a speck of dust on an elephant's butt as far as the earth is concerned. Whatever we mess up can be fixed with a few thousand years of our absence. Need a million years? No sweat to someone over 4 billion years old.I recall George Carlin saying "the planet will be fine....the people are fucked!"
The planet isn't going anywhere … we are:
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Natural selection favors the paranoid