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Life Without Women, or Men
Email | 4/20/10 | Uknown

Posted on 04/20/2010 3:38:04 PM PDT by Tom Hawks

The History Channel was running a series called "After People", who's premise was, what the world would be like if all the people suddenly vanished. Now the libtards who came up with this idiotic series figured that decay and time would slowly reclaim all the artifacts that people have constructed.

However, I was wondering what would happen if only half of the people vanished? You know what if we woke up and all the women were gone, or if one day all the men just disappeared? How long would society last if one half of the species just vanished and the other half had to learn how to survive? Well in this exercise of futility I decided to look at the possibilities and see what could possibly happen.

First I will begin with Life after Men
(What would happen if all the men suddenly vanished?)

1 day After Men.
The electricity has stopped, the grid went down and the lights went out, the cash registers and dish washers quit working. The few female engineers and technicians who work in utilities, mining, manufacturing, transportation, and other industries are unable to cope with the scale of the problems. There are not enough hands to run plants and production facilities. The electric grid is the first to go. Credit cards don't work. Checkout scanners don't know how to process sales without the computers. Few trucks are moving. Food and product deliveries to stores have stopped.

1 week After Men
The water and sewer systems have failed in most communities. Natural gas has stopped. Homes have lost heating and lighting. Without deliveries of food there are shortages, many women are already going hungry. The food in freezers rotted when the electricity stopped. Even for women who work at food production plants, there are no deliveries or product distribution, and the machines don't work without electricity or water. Shoe stores have closed. Cars stop working for lack of gasoline.

1 month After Men
City women are starving. There is no economy. Some have banded together in girl gangs going from house to house fighting and killing for remaining canned food. Stores have been looted. On a few farms some farm women are still eating and farming, but fuel shortages will soon stop their tractors. Already about 10% of women have died of famine, disease, and violence. The government has collapsed because all the staffers can't function without managers and while “needs” for welfare have skyrocketed, there are no resources to provide for any of them. None of the staffers can function without the computers, phones, utilities, and resources anyway, even if they could get along without the 80% of taxes that men formerly paid. Medical care has pretty much disappeared unless you happen know a nurse or female doctor. The big hospitals have no supplies, utilities or lighting so they are closed. Schools and Universities have closed.

1 year After Men
A few women are still surviving in cities, finding caches of left over food, cooking on wood fires. Buildings are falling apart. Several cities burned after the firemen vanished. There are no replacements for guns, tools, and implements. Very few clothing or shoes are being produced. There are no surviving vehicles that still run. 90% of women have died. Some farm women harvest a few vegetables by hand.

10 years After Men
The death toll is well over 99% worldwide. A few women have formed small tribes and learned to hunt, particularly women who were from rural areas. They live in fear of wandering groups of violent thieves, but the number of remaining thieves is diminishing. In rural Africa some tribal women are still herding cows. In the Amazon jungle some women still plant yams with remaining steel knives.

100 years After Men
The last woman died 50 years ago. Nature is reclaiming the planet.


Now let's consider Life After Women
(What would happen if all the women suddenly vanished?)

1 day After Women
Confusion reigns as businesses scramble to adjust to the missing female employees. Grocery and retail managers have to do the checkout scanning, but there are fewer customers so it works out. Billing clerks are missing from large corporations. Credit card companies have lost 89% of their clients.

1 week After Women
Retail shops are starting to adjust. Stores selling primarily to women are closing up. 95% of shoe stores have closed. Deliveries and production of food and supplies continues normally except in a few industries where women worked in some number. Managers are assessing possible cuts in production since men are not consumers of frivolous stuff. Electricity, gas, water, and other systems have continued to function normally.

1 month After Women
Retail sales overall are down to about 25% of previous totals. Men are finding that they have a lot more disposable income and are starting to think about buying a new car, fishing boat or snowmobile. Some economic shifting is still going on as the economy adjusts. Women amounted to over 75% of retail sales, ¾ of medical services, and the majority of most other consumption. Governments are short handed because most of their staffs are not there, but the recipients of most of their welfare services are no longer in need so the remaining government staff is more than necessary. The Congress is even thinking about cutting taxes. Social Security system is way over funded, for example, since men formerly paid 80% of SS taxes and received only 20% of benefits. Most other insurance programs have a similar financial unbalance. The stock market is beginning to recover.

1 year After Women
The government has cut taxes to less than half of previous amounts, and still has a big surplus. Thousands of empty boarded up shopping malls and stores line our streets. Gas prices have plummeted. Most men have few expenses and lots of spending money. Production has finally been balanced with demand as manufacturers adjusted to the reduced consumption. Some industries such as fishing and recreation have boomed. At work, men can tell jokes without watching over their shoulders to avoid being fired for “harassment.” All the homeless men have been offered good jobs.

10 years After Women
Independent research groups in Paris, Pennsylvania, and Tokyo have invented artificial wombs. The first generation of children is already being raised. The economies throughout the world are having boom times. Men are getting together in sports leagues, fishing groups, and recreation associations. Life is good.

100 years After Women
The average life span of men has increased by 10 years since the reduced stress. Peace and prosperity have taken over the earth. Without women to fight for there isn't much point in fighting wars. World population has declined to a sustainable level and stayed there. Prosperity and plenty are endemic everywhere.



TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Humor; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: life; men; planetearth; women

1 posted on 04/20/2010 3:38:05 PM PDT by Tom Hawks
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To: Tom Hawks

“How long would society last if one half of the species just vanished...”

Especially if there were only lesbians or gays left.


2 posted on 04/20/2010 3:39:46 PM PDT by jessduntno ("If you want security, go to prison, you're fed, clothed, given medical. But...there's no freedom.")
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To: Tom Hawks

Oh, this is going to be a fun thread...


3 posted on 04/20/2010 3:40:53 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% white, 50% black, 100% red)
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To: Tom Hawks

I like to imagine life without liberals......


4 posted on 04/20/2010 3:42:20 PM PDT by Kimmers (Be the kind of person when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says, Oh crap, she's awake)
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To: Tom Hawks

Vaguely plausible, but you left out the gay rape.


5 posted on 04/20/2010 3:42:31 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Tom Hawks

I like to imagine life without liberals......


6 posted on 04/20/2010 3:42:51 PM PDT by Kimmers (Be the kind of person when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says, Oh crap, she's awake)
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To: Tom Hawks

What a stupid email. I’m female, engineer, MBA and prepared. I don’t need fancy shoes or retail items. I can forage and gather and HUNT. I have a treadle sewing machine. My family will survive.


7 posted on 04/20/2010 3:43:07 PM PDT by Indy Pendance (Gone Galt)
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To: Tom Hawks
I hereby volunteer to go into the world without men...and have thousands of women fighting over me.
8 posted on 04/20/2010 3:43:36 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Obamunism: You have two cows. The regime redistributes them and shoots you dead)
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To: 43north

You betcha!


9 posted on 04/20/2010 3:43:55 PM PDT by Indy Pendance (Gone Galt)
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To: 43north

I just emailed this to several people, including my wife. Something tells me she will miss the humor in it...


10 posted on 04/20/2010 3:44:07 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Progressives are everything they accuse their opponents of being.)
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To: 43north

That is what I was hoping for. A little humorous chat to cheer the troops up.


11 posted on 04/20/2010 3:44:20 PM PDT by Tom Hawks
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To: Tom Hawks
I can see it now ....


12 posted on 04/20/2010 3:45:23 PM PDT by scoobysnak71 (I'm light skinned with no negro dialect. Could you milk me?)
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To: Tom Hawks

Lets see if all the women disappeared, I would expect lots of beer drinking, farting, belching and scratching.
If all the men disappeared, we would never have to put the toilet set down again.


13 posted on 04/20/2010 3:47:48 PM PDT by svcw (Habakkuk 2:3)
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To: Tom Hawks
If all the women disappeared, we'd all have to turn gay.

But on the other hand, there'd never be another Democrat elected to office.

Hmmmmmmmmmmmm....


14 posted on 04/20/2010 3:48:08 PM PDT by Notary Sojac (Mi Tio es infermo, pero la carretera es verde!)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

Your brave. I posted it, but there is no way I would ever tell my wife I did....

I like sleeping in our bed, the couch really sucks.


15 posted on 04/20/2010 3:48:29 PM PDT by Tom Hawks
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

You should see “A Boy and His Dog”.


16 posted on 04/20/2010 3:48:35 PM PDT by ThirdMate
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To: Tom Hawks

Into misogyny much?


17 posted on 04/20/2010 3:51:15 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Tom Hawks
Ruh-roh.
Hope you have your flame retardant skivvies on.
LOL!
18 posted on 04/20/2010 3:51:32 PM PDT by 50cal Smokepole (Effective gun control involves effective recoil management)
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To: Tom Hawks

Here’s information about a movie to supplement that. It’s exceedingly weird. It’s cheap, and it’s a hoot.

Stingray Sam
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1355599/


19 posted on 04/20/2010 3:52:01 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-' 96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote.)
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To: Tom Hawks

It’s you’re.


20 posted on 04/20/2010 3:52:15 PM PDT by Indy Pendance (Gone Galt)
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To: Tom Hawks

Sounds like you’re becoming way too familiar with the couch!


21 posted on 04/20/2010 3:52:19 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: Tom Hawks

‘100 years after women’ ... and that scenario is why ‘The Journey Home’ had to be made.


22 posted on 04/20/2010 3:53:44 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: Indy Pendance

I know, I noticed my error after I posted and then read it in the thread.

Oh well, but then again if there were no women, who would even care to correct me?.


23 posted on 04/20/2010 3:54:20 PM PDT by Tom Hawks
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To: Tom Hawks

The violence and destruction of riots from losing all of the women would balance out the loss of infrastructure from losing all of the men.

Either way it would be bad.

We would either survive in the long term via cloning or using using some form of genetic engineering to re-create the missing sex. Although men would have it easier as they wouldn’t have to re-engineer the Y chomosome from scratch.


24 posted on 04/20/2010 3:55:02 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Tom Hawks

Touche!


25 posted on 04/20/2010 3:55:59 PM PDT by Indy Pendance (Gone Galt)
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To: Tom Hawks

Well, that is a nice break from all the male-bashing.

This man would not want to live in a world without women, but let’s just stay analytical and ask if such a society could survive.

We know that all-male societies can function, since ships have done it for months or even years at a time. I can’t think of a comparable example of an all-female society. Convents generally weren’t completely self-sufficient like a ship.

The problem is that men’s natural recklessness might create some problems for a male society. Look at the state of most bachelor pads, and then imagine that as the norm. Rats could start having a field day.

Also, are men really going to raise the next generation? They might invent wombs to make the babies, but would enough men want to do the feeding and changing on a 24-7 basis to keep the species going?

Women do tend to be superior in a range of areas, such as nonverbal communication and ability to make subtle distinctions in shape and color. Given the ships of old still usually got to their destination, we could probably survive as a species without those skills, although we’d be worse off.


26 posted on 04/20/2010 3:57:38 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: MHGinTN

I do have a habit lately it seems, to do just say wrong thing at the wrong moment. Next thing I know the Mrs is dropping my pillow and blanket on the floor next to the couch.

Then again, my wife is going through early menopause and my life has been all upside down for the last year and a half.

Maybe that’s why I’ve been gravitating to articles and jokes that make fun of women lately.

You Think?


27 posted on 04/20/2010 3:58:43 PM PDT by Tom Hawks
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
"I hereby volunteer to go into the world without men...and have thousands of women fighting over me."

Well, now that's a thought! I wonder how long you would last?
From Futurama; Capt. Brannigan: "The spirit is willing but the flesh is bruised and sore."

28 posted on 04/20/2010 4:01:07 PM PDT by StormEye
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To: Indy Pendance

Just checked your profile. I have your husband in my prayers mam.

All joking aside, I really love the female gender of our species, especially the one who resides underneath my roof.


29 posted on 04/20/2010 4:02:00 PM PDT by Tom Hawks
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To: Our man in washington
Also, are men really going to raise the next generation? They might invent wombs to make the babies, but would enough men want to do the feeding and changing on a 24-7 basis to keep the species going?

Men invented the wash machine and the dishwasher along with the disposable diaper. I am sure we can come up with a machine that will feed and change the rug-rats until their old enough to fend for themselves by hunting and fishing.

As for the field day the rats would have, I doubt it because no one will be around to complain about us shooting them in the house to keep them under control. Besides, we may just start eating the buggers because women won't be around to remind us of how disgusting the idea of eating a rat sounds.
30 posted on 04/20/2010 4:08:21 PM PDT by Tom Hawks
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To: Tom Hawks

Thanks, I just tweaked my profile, that’s my daughter and her husband. Pray for our soldiers, especially now.


31 posted on 04/20/2010 4:15:14 PM PDT by Indy Pendance (Gone Galt)
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To: Tom Hawks

OK, if there were no women and a man stated something while alone in the mountains, would he still be wrong?


32 posted on 04/20/2010 4:18:07 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% white, 50% black, 100% red)
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To: Tom Hawks

I’ve been pre-menopausal for years now. For crying out loud, let’s just get this over with. 40 years is long enough, now this? Eve really messed up.


33 posted on 04/20/2010 4:19:29 PM PDT by Indy Pendance (Gone Galt)
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To: Tom Hawks

Men joking about women on FreeRepublic...BIG laughs! Women joking about men on FreeRepublic...BIG insults, whining, petty name-calling...etc.


34 posted on 04/20/2010 4:19:53 PM PDT by coop71 (Being a redhead means never having to say you're sorry...)
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To: Tom Hawks

I’ve been married twice ... been through menopause twice, that’s why I’m now single. Enough is enough!


35 posted on 04/20/2010 4:21:25 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: Indy Pendance
Eve really messed up.

LOL... Yes she did.
36 posted on 04/20/2010 4:26:44 PM PDT by Tom Hawks
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To: Tom Hawks

http://www.amazon.com/Disappearance-Philip-Wylie/dp/0899684157


37 posted on 04/20/2010 4:34:18 PM PDT by Hardraade
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To: Tom Hawks

The writer, Phillip Wylie, wrote a novel on this same subject called “The Diisapearance” in 1951


38 posted on 04/20/2010 4:40:59 PM PDT by Old Seadog (Always do a little more than is expected, and someday .....it will be expected.)
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To: coop71

Lighten up, coop71. Us heathen FReepermen know exactly where we stand; One and one-half feet behind women, we have (are) their back; we have clear fields of fire to the front, and quarters. The view ain’t shabby, either!


39 posted on 04/20/2010 5:22:01 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: SgtBob

Flattery for us FReeper women will get you everywhere, Bob!


40 posted on 04/20/2010 5:57:07 PM PDT by coop71 (Being a redhead means never having to say you're sorry...)
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To: coop71

Thanks Love!


41 posted on 04/20/2010 7:16:42 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist; ThirdMate

“I hereby volunteer to go into the world without men...and have thousands of women fighting over me. “


Yep, that is what Don Johnson thought when the sterile Mormons living underground, first captured him.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/boy_and_his_dog/


42 posted on 04/20/2010 7:34:06 PM PDT by ansel12 (Romney-"I longed in many respects to actually be in Vietnam and be representing our country there")
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To: Tom Hawks

You left out an important factor. If men were to disapear, the entire planet would be overrun by spiders within three years because there would be no man available to kill them.


43 posted on 04/20/2010 7:39:19 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear (Does not play well with others.)
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