solar flares of all intensity have been hitting the earth since the begining of the planet. its still here.
this whole flare thing is just a way for the media to get on the doomsday bandwagon. they are just trying to revive their failing ratings so they can sell advertising.
"Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound." — L. Neil Smith
The problem with being stupid is you cannot simply decide to stop doing dumb things...
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