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  • Voluntary Human Extinction Movement whose program is, and I quote here from their website at vhemt. org, quote: "Phasing out the human race by voluntarily ceasing to breed will allow Earth's biosphere to return to good health.

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  • The progress of VHEMT supporters

    March 25, 2009

  • Sionnach, I got the tracksuit reference--was just trying to make a joke (which fell flat on its face).

    C_b, are we nearing some kind of horrific Jones anniversary? I'm wondering because I caught part of a TV program about the massacre the other day--the first I've ever seen.

    P.S.: Sionnach, please don't channel Jim Jones.

    March 25, 2009

  • It's interesting that nobody says "drink the Flav-r-Aid". It must really piss off the Kool-Aid people. It's as if people stopped buying Motrin in the wake of a Tylenol adulteration episode.

    March 25, 2009

  • It was Flav-r-Aid, grape. And the sedative didn't work as fast as the cyanide.

    Signed, Knows Far Too Much About Jim Jones

    March 25, 2009

  • VHEMT's website offers lots of interesting information, including the pronunciation of the acronym ("vehement") and their official slogan ("May we live long and die out.")

    March 25, 2009

  • People are disturbing.

    March 25, 2009

  • No, it was that other cult. The ones who committed mass suicide in tracksuits because their leader believed that salvation was coincident with the comet's arrival.

    (after googling: the Heaven's Gate, Hale-Bopp weirdos)

    March 25, 2009

  • sionnach is channeling Jim Jones. Although my own exhaustive research on *ahem* Wikipedia indicates that "Jones and several members argued that the group should commit 'revolutionary suicide' by drinking cyanide-laced grape flavored Flavor Aid (often misidentified as Kool-Aid) along with a sedative."

    March 25, 2009

  • You know, like those comet people.

    March 25, 2009

  • *shudders*

    A track suit??

    March 25, 2009

  • Now, r_t. Just drink some of the tasty Kool Aid and don this comfy tracksuit.

    March 25, 2009

  • I'm not ready yet.

    March 25, 2009

  • Voluntary Human Extinction Movement *thumbsup*

    March 24, 2009