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You cannot adapt to chaos.

"You cannot adapt to chaos." - unknown.
You can find someone to say whatever you want to hear.

"We desperately want to believe that big problems are overblown or nonexistent. Whenever a group of people 'desperately wants to believe' something, there will always be someone willing to tell them what they want to hear, whether the opportunists are charlatans or simply nutjobs."
Would you eat a mushroom that 97% of experts say is poisonous?

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If 97% of experts say a mushroom is poisonous but 3% say it is safe, would you feed it to your kids?
Would you drive on a bridge 97% of engineers agree will collapse?

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97% of engineers agree bridge ahead will collapse. 3% say not to worry. Would you keep driving?
Would you argue with your doctor over a heart condition?

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Some people say ‘When you are sure about climate change, then we will do something about it.’ Suppose your doctor says ‘Well, I am very concerned about your heart condition. I think you should be on a low cholesterol diet and exercise.’ Would anybody say to their doctor ‘If you can't tell me precisely when am I going to have the heart attack and how severe it will be.’ then why should I change...
When in doubt, ask... your insurance company!

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“The prospect of extreme climate change and its potentially devastating economic and social consequences are of great concern to the insurance industry.” — Kyoto Statement of The Geneva Association, 29th May, 2009