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Mathew Naismith


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Is hydraulic fracturing the answer especially when you take in consideration the environmental impact it is having?

Hydraulic fracturing is polluting the underground water which comes up through the cracks caused by the fracturing of the rock & ends up in our water ways. I think we have enough pollutants to deal with above & below the ground now!!


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    Jan 21 2013: G’day Mike

    I’m sorry mate if you’re trying to make me out to be dishonest your barking up the wrong tree, who is it who said they looked at the links I provided & said they were biased when one of the links in particular was quite the opposite, you lied to me. If you’re trying a different tack of attack to make me seem dishonest try again.

    Overall: In actual fact you’re utterly right with everything you have said but as I am because we both see life & our environment in a different light, one isn’t wrong or right over the other they are just different & no I’m not being sarcastic but fair dinkum.

    I find this indifference quite interesting because it all stems down to the way we think which could be due to the way we are brought up & to the direction we go in adult hood, I chose spirituality you obviously chose consumerist materialism, like I said one isn’t right or wrong over the other they are just different. I was brought up in the country with relative clean air & chemical free water but obviously you were brought up differently to that, I find our indifferent views quite interesting.

    For someone who is obviously into consumerist materialism to accuse someone who puts life & the environment before oneself of dishonesty seem lame to me which obviously is a last ditch effort to save face which is sad. Mike we are just different people living in a different world literally even though it seems the same chaotic polluted reality.

    One last thing, for someone who doesn’t understand the basic principles of commodities to have ago at a science site such as IONS you would have to be balmy or something.

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      Jan 21 2013: G'day Mathew,
      I have gone from annoyance at your prankish attempt at a conversation where many of us were trying to make salient points while you were reveling in some mystical fog to a state of bemusement. Yes, your links were biased, maybe you didn't read them. Just because they say they are not bias don't make them so. And don't feel smug in your mistaken belief that I am uninformed about Environment Sciences. I have both academic and experience in this subject. My credentials aside, my disappointment is that a perfectly good subject has been turned into a cult mysticism with fanatical highpriests who have gone to the extremes of death and destruction in their worship of their god.
      I have never said that fracking is not without side effects, I have said that it's positive outcome out
      weighs the downsides which can be verified and resolved. I have dismissed those claims that could
      not be verified. I have an inclining of the basic principals of commodities, I just don''t hold to Marx's theory.
      Why I sent you that website... the old children's saying of "ducks of a feather flock together."
      You live the "simple life" , I do not. Let's leave it at that.

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