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Re: Palestine gains statehood.

Postby exploited » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:27 pm

So the Palestinians present an existential threat to Israel, because there is a chance that Palestine will hit a nuclear power plant with it's rockets?

That is the best you can do?

Existential threat via luck?
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Re: Palestine gains statehood.

Postby WizardfromOz » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:29 pm

Dylan wrote:
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Sazari wrote:Yea, I don't think dylan is factoring in the significant possibility that one of them strikes an israeli nuclear silo and one atomic blast leads to another and we have a second holocaust on our hands.


Or just the scenario that I posted... It's not that crazy to think that well placed or even lucky rocket strikes can bring a nation to its knees in a matter of minutes...

By that logic literally any person with a few rockets poses an existential threat to Israel because there exists some infinitesimally small chance a lucky rocket could strike some unspecified uber important location and this rig Israel to its knees. This is an absurd argument. This is dumb. Your idea is dumb. Your logic is bad.


I can think of only one example where a well placed shot caused a whole nation to pack it in and hang the surrender flags from window
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Re: Palestine gains statehood.

Postby Dylan » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:31 pm

Sazari wrote:Yea, I don't think dylan is factoring in the significant possibility that one of them strikes an israeli nuclear silo and one atomic blast leads to another and we have a second holocaust on our hands.

And I don't think you're factoring in the significant chance one of my golden retrievers hits a nuclear silo thus triggering another china caust.
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Re: Palestine gains statehood.

Postby spacemonkey » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:40 pm

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UN voted to grant Palestine statehood. Will this change the situation in the region?

Imo, not really. They have been at odds for thousands of years. Our best bet is give both sides the Xanax bomb.
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Re: Palestine gains statehood.

Postby Dylan » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:47 pm

exploited wrote:So the Palestinians present an existential threat to Israel, because there is a chance that Palestine will hit a nuclear power plant with it's rockets?

That is the best you can do?

Existential threat via luck?
pretty funny isn't it?
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Re: Palestine gains statehood.

Postby exploited » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:54 pm

Dylan wrote:
exploited wrote:So the Palestinians present an existential threat to Israel, because there is a chance that Palestine will hit a nuclear power plant with it's rockets?

That is the best you can do?

Existential threat via luck?
pretty funny isn't it?


Yes. But in a scary kind of way.

This viewpoint is being propagated by a kid going to Harvard, and a stoned taco-eater someplace in the US. How many other people actually think like this? It worries me.

Is Palestine a threat to Israel? Sure, of course. But an existential threat? Really? This actually exists as an opinion???

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Re: Palestine gains statehood.

Postby spacemonkey » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:12 pm

spacemonkey wrote:
Stratego wrote:link

UN voted to grant Palestine statehood. Will this change the situation in the region?

Imo, not really. They have been at odds for thousands of years. Our best bet is give both sides the Xanax bomb.

The Xanax solution is to critical for bottom of page, and missed. :D
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Re: Palestine gains statehood.

Postby The Comrade » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:16 pm

just the cooling towers of a reactor can take a 747 and hold strong. how the f**k is an extremely low yield rocket going to penetrate the 50-100 feet of earth and concrete above the reactor itself?
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Re: Palestine gains statehood.

Postby Dylan » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:23 pm

The Comrade wrote:just the cooling towers of a reactor can take a 747 and hold strong. how the f**k is an extremely low yield rocket going to penetrate the 50-100 feet of earth and concrete above the reactor itself?

Dunno, but keep in mind conservatives were utterly convinced little old Iraq posed a threat to the US.

They are an easily frightened bunch.
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Re: Palestine gains statehood.

Postby The Comrade » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:24 pm

maybe they just see the "lucky shots" in a way librulz can't
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