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Expected Lifespan.

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by timmytree, Dec 2, 2019 at 10:09 PM.

  1. timmytree

    timmytree Very Active

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    I heard something on the radio earlier about children born in this decade are going to have a lower life expectation than previous generations. Is this the human race finally going backwards?
    Rubbish food, unhealthy lifestyle, lack of exercise is finally going to catch up with a generation of fat and unfit people. Couple that with a report a few years ago that the average sperm count of males in civilised countries is going down and fertility problems are going up, is this the beginning of the downfall of human beings?
     
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    Remind me why I was supposed to care?
     
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    I dont know what's happening on here. :facepalm:

    If you dont care dont comment! It's really not that difficult to keep schtum and quietly move on if a thread doesn't interest you.

    @timmytree has asked a question and probably doesn't need useless comments from people who dont care cluttering up the thread?

    I dont see the need for people to create friction for the sake of it.
     
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    Playing devil's advocate here, possibly the comment has more depth than initially appears, as in perhaps given the social and moral decline of the human race currently, would this be a bad thing?

    Just saying like.

    Dave
     
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    Things took a big turn for the worst AFTER the second w war.Up untill around early fiftys everyone grew vegetables ,your local butcher sourced meat that wasnt full of growth hormones and other nasties,apples were sometimes sprayed but not allways.My grand father started working down the pit aged14 ,he used to take thickly cut ,bread with Butter and dripping taken from the frying pan,cholesterol wasnt even a thought back then.He died aged 75 nota great age but he was still able bodied sound mind,he also smoked at least 20 woodbines a day up untill his death went into hospital with lung problems caused by the coal dust,and contracted pneumonia never came out.rip
     
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    Not just a lifestyle thing.
    Medical intervention is allowing inferior stock to survive and reproduce.:oops:
    Environmental factors will also start to impact on life expectancy.:(
    To save the planet, human extinction may be the cost! :eek:
     
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    If we’re all going to die, do you think the RFD’s will have a sale?? :nana:
     
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    There would be no RFDs
     
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    If we’re going to die - the lead up to it...;)
     
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    It's all smoke and mirrors.
    People aged 50+ are now being told that they have to work longer before reaching retirement age, due to increased life expectancy.
    This news will allow youngsters to be told they will probably be able to retire earlier than the current generation.
    Remember when you were promised a pension for when you were 65 :rolleyes:
     
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    And the ridiculous welfare system encourages it. More kids, more money :rolleyes:
     
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    It's a serious thought that ties in with another study done recently that shows that Western civilisation is in decline, closely followed by Far Eastern, Japanese and Chinese. Yet the African population is going to increase massively in the next 50 years and obviously a large proportion of that will head for Europe because Africa can't support them. Ironic that mankind originated from Africa, mutated over the years and now looks as though this branch of humanity is weakening and will be overcome eventually by the original and more robust ancestors.
    Maybe it is because natural selection doesn't happen any more, we allow more people to live, to breed and keep people going with medicine, an increasingly weak and sickly population kept alive artificially?
     
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    You don't need to care, but haven't you got children or grandchildren that you care about?
     
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    NO...you are wrong! The white Europeans are Neanderthal cross-breeds... the Africans are pure human! And we've been conning them for centuries that they are the inferior race! :D
     
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    Have a look at the DNA profiles of Cheddar man and the subsequent studies of human migration. Western Europeans are direct descendants of African descent.
    Even the population of this country was originally established when the dogger bank was a land bridge to continental Europe,
    Although the neanderthal link may explain my first mother in law. 5ft tall, 4ft wide and with whiskers like a walrus.
     
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    mine didnt have neanderthal links tim, she was purebred neanderthal. at her funeral i arranged for a 21 gun military salute, fired into the coffin
     
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    Without humans, the planet isn't worth a crap.
     
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    I dont think so. Just somebody going out of their way to be unpleasant. Wrong side of bed day??;)
     
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    according to greta weve all got 12 years left so maybe thats what the article was referring too !!! ;)
     
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