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What Happened To The Rare Tribes (Tsunami)
Times Of India ^ | 12-28-2004 | Sanjay Dutta/Chandrika Mago

Posted on 12/28/2004 6:34:30 PM PST by blam

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To: muawiyah

Thanks for the clarification. I was always under the impression they were Anasazi pots, used to cook neighbors, rather then visitors' pots used to cook Anasazi.

In any case, I much prefer to go to Grandma's for holiday dinners, than to have Grandma for dinner.


51 posted on 12/28/2004 8:23:43 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (The world needs more horses, and fewer Jackasses!)
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To: derheimwill

Oh, you can find live cannibals even on Borneo, the Dayaks show up every couple years and eat their Madurese neighbors, frying up their faces and arms and hands in local marketplaces, and motorcycling their heads around on pikes in the tract housing developments.

Nominally, these Dayaks are Christian, but it's tough on them and in the end, they always backslide into the old ways every couple years. You can take the Christian out of the cannibal but you can't take the cannibal out of the Christian.


52 posted on 12/28/2004 8:24:26 PM PST by Kitten Festival (The Thug of Caracas has got to go.)
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To: muawiyah
"That's where Krakatoa is located! One explosion possibly brought about the Dark Ages in 538 AD."

Professor Mike Baillie believes it was a comet fragment(s) that brought on the Dark Ages.

53 posted on 12/28/2004 8:26:29 PM PST by blam
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To: visualops

That sounds like cannibals to me. They're cannibals. No liberal excuse-making and naysaying is going to change my mind about this. They ate some British tourists and that's all I need to know about whether I like them or not. They eat people! They're cannibals!


54 posted on 12/28/2004 8:32:17 PM PST by Kitten Festival (The Thug of Caracas has got to go.)
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To: Kitten Festival

I don't know the details but, I must correct your statement in the name of Christ. There is no more cannibal left in the Christian but, there may well be cannibals amongst the Christians.


55 posted on 12/28/2004 8:34:43 PM PST by derheimwill (Love is a person, not an emotion.)
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To: oceanview
next winter, the carribbean and south florida will be loaded with euros on vacation.

They already are doing that now, thanks to the high value of the Euro currency. Europeans are flocking to resorts in Florida in record numbers because they realize their currency can go a long way here in the USA.

56 posted on 12/28/2004 8:35:29 PM PST by RayChuang88
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To: Kitten Festival

Relax, you're too skinny!


57 posted on 12/28/2004 8:35:42 PM PST by derheimwill (Love is a person, not an emotion.)
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To: derheimwill

NOT meant that way!!! I honestly did wonder about them being made extinct by this because they've always intrigued me, but I wasn't aware of the rare tribes. I am very sad about the horrendous loss of life, human and otherwise, and I'm sorry you thought I meant otherwise.


58 posted on 12/28/2004 8:40:17 PM PST by WestTexasWend
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To: blam

Wow. Reducing people groups before I expected it. Wow.


59 posted on 12/28/2004 8:41:26 PM PST by Quix (HAVING A FORM of GODLINESS but DENYING IT'S POWER. I TIM 3:5)
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To: SunkenCiv

Bump for later!


60 posted on 12/28/2004 8:42:02 PM PST by Former Dodger ("False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. " - Plato)
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To: muawiyah
These places aren't particularly "divers" either ~ earthquakes and volcanic explosions along the Strait of Sunda have served to bring civilization to the brink of destruction several times.

Indonesia is also home to the famous Toba supervolcano, one that last erupted about 75,000 years ago. Some anthropologists who have studied mitochondrial DNA passing through human generations note that there was a drastic drop in the number of mitocondrial strains in humans around 75,000 to 74,000 years ago, closely matching the last major eruption of Toba. This meant that the Toba eruption may have come very close to wiping out the human race because of Toba's eruption effects worldwide.

61 posted on 12/28/2004 8:43:04 PM PST by RayChuang88
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To: Kitten Festival

Ahhhh. Not toooo surprised though I thought it had been successfully repressed.


62 posted on 12/28/2004 8:46:10 PM PST by Quix (HAVING A FORM of GODLINESS but DENYING IT'S POWER. I TIM 3:5)
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To: Kitten Festival

I have very similar strong feelings.

Though I realize that there's bad apples in every culture.


63 posted on 12/28/2004 8:47:08 PM PST by Quix (HAVING A FORM of GODLINESS but DENYING IT'S POWER. I TIM 3:5)
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To: diverteach

And in this case, especially in the KJV

divers places.

Sadly.


64 posted on 12/28/2004 8:48:10 PM PST by Quix (HAVING A FORM of GODLINESS but DENYING IT'S POWER. I TIM 3:5)
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To: WestTexasWend

When, in the last 6000 years, has an animal species ever been wiped out by "natural" phenomenon?


65 posted on 12/28/2004 8:48:21 PM PST by derheimwill (Love is a person, not an emotion.)
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To: Strategerist

I hope you keep watching those stats.

I hope you have a huge capacity to be honest with yourself when they dramatically change.


66 posted on 12/28/2004 8:48:54 PM PST by Quix (HAVING A FORM of GODLINESS but DENYING IT'S POWER. I TIM 3:5)
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To: Jhensy

Wellllllllllll, the cannibals

would be quite happy to

lay him on for dinner!


67 posted on 12/28/2004 8:49:42 PM PST by Quix (HAVING A FORM of GODLINESS but DENYING IT'S POWER. I TIM 3:5)
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To: derheimwill

Sounds great to me.


68 posted on 12/28/2004 8:50:10 PM PST by Quix (HAVING A FORM of GODLINESS but DENYING IT'S POWER. I TIM 3:5)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Still a huge problem throughout the region.


69 posted on 12/28/2004 8:51:55 PM PST by Quix (HAVING A FORM of GODLINESS but DENYING IT'S POWER. I TIM 3:5)
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To: oceanview

The Caribbeans is another dangerous place to go.

On my vacations I always go back to our Mother continent - the mother of civilizations - Europe.


70 posted on 12/28/2004 8:57:08 PM PST by Baraonda (Demographic is destiny. Don't hire 3rd world illegal aliens nor support businesses that hire them.)
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To: RightWhale

Unfortunate, but true.


71 posted on 12/28/2004 8:57:49 PM PST by rwfromkansas ("War is an ugly thing, but...the decayed feeling...which thinks nothing worth war, is worse." -Mill)
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To: Baraonda

dangerous? in the winter? perhaps during hurricane season, but how is the carribean dangerous?


72 posted on 12/28/2004 8:59:04 PM PST by oceanview
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To: Kitten Festival

"I'm not gonna weep for the inhabitants of the Nicobar islands - there have been some sad stories about Western tourists going there and not coming back. Some areas have always been sealed off."

They're cannibals and so they eat them. That's why they never return.


73 posted on 12/28/2004 9:01:22 PM PST by Baraonda (Demographic is destiny. Don't hire 3rd world illegal aliens nor support businesses that hire them.)
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To: Strategerist

Not to mention volcanos, tropical storms, ice ages etc, that were all more devestation than this quake. The one in Alaska in 1964 for instance was 9.2 just to name one. Not the end of the world. As much as I believe in a creator I do not believe the world is up for destruction, it will die a natural death 4 billion years from now when the sun fails.


74 posted on 12/28/2004 9:01:43 PM PST by calex59
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To: Kitten Festival

"Just my taste, I guess."

No, it's because as the old saaying goes: Birds of a feather flock together.

When in Rome do as the Romans do. Also don't forget to dress, act and be polite to Europeans and they may accept you for your temporary stay, despite not being one of them.


75 posted on 12/28/2004 9:04:09 PM PST by Baraonda (Demographic is destiny. Don't hire 3rd world illegal aliens nor support businesses that hire them.)
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To: Kitten Festival

"I love them all."

Good! I hope you marry one of them and move there.


76 posted on 12/28/2004 9:06:04 PM PST by Baraonda (Demographic is destiny. Don't hire 3rd world illegal aliens nor support businesses that hire them.)
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To: Baraonda

Oh please.

And by the way, Thailand is owned by Thai people, not supercilious, fat, unsmiling eurotrash. I like Thais and pity them for all the unpleasable, unhappy, unsmiling, highly demanding, self-centered, obnoxious, uncultured German package tourists travelling in big groups they must put up with.


77 posted on 12/28/2004 9:06:42 PM PST by Kitten Festival (The Thug of Caracas has got to go.)
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To: Strategerist
It astounds me that people forget or are ignorant of Laurasia and how tectonic events have created the physical world arrangement we occupy now. It seems people desire to deem any event as apocalyptic and not one of a succession of events that shape the Earth.

In the news, fault is tossed around politically while ignoring a fault in the Earth's crust.

78 posted on 12/28/2004 9:07:42 PM PST by BIGLOOK (I once opposed keelhauling but have recently come to my senses.)
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To: NautiNurse

"Once again, we are a very changed world."

Changed world? In what ways?

I haven't changed a bit because of this tragedy.

This is not the first nor will it be the last tragedy.


79 posted on 12/28/2004 9:08:20 PM PST by Baraonda (Demographic is destiny. Don't hire 3rd world illegal aliens nor support businesses that hire them.)
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To: Baraonda

I don't need to be married to someone in order to love them. This is a basic fact that many eurotrash cannot undertand. That is why they are so unpleasant to anyone they don't happen to be married to. No wonder they go Nazi, worry about lebesraum and blow each other up every century or so.


80 posted on 12/28/2004 9:09:11 PM PST by Kitten Festival (The Thug of Caracas has got to go.)
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To: oceanview

different culture. Different lands.

Go at your own risk.


81 posted on 12/28/2004 9:10:12 PM PST by Baraonda (Demographic is destiny. Don't hire 3rd world illegal aliens nor support businesses that hire them.)
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To: Kitten Festival

Although given their birthrates, I doubt they love even the people they are married to, either.


82 posted on 12/28/2004 9:11:10 PM PST by Kitten Festival (The Thug of Caracas has got to go.)
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To: Kitten Festival

You're being very kind to your own people. That's understandable.


83 posted on 12/28/2004 9:11:57 PM PST by Baraonda (Demographic is destiny. Don't hire 3rd world illegal aliens nor support businesses that hire them.)
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To: calex59

'64 was a HARPS gone wrong.


84 posted on 12/28/2004 9:13:36 PM PST by derheimwill (Love is a person, not an emotion.)
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To: Kitten Festival

You keep repeating yourself and haven't addressed the issues that I've raised. Your anti- Christian European hatred is also blatantly showing. You need some PC deprogramming.


85 posted on 12/28/2004 9:15:29 PM PST by Baraonda (Demographic is destiny. Don't hire 3rd world illegal aliens nor support businesses that hire them.)
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To: Kitten Festival

If I had to choose between Asians and Mooselimbs, I'd pick Asians. They also had ancient civilizations, they didn't stay stuck in the Dark Ages, and they are in general cool people. As far as cannibals go, well, you are who you eat.


86 posted on 12/28/2004 9:15:31 PM PST by WestVirginiaRebel ("Nature abhors a moron."-H.L. Mencken)
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To: SE Mom
You'd probably be amazed at how many Europeans vacation in Cuba in a year.

I'd no idea so many westerners visited that part of the world...

This is happening in the Northern Hemisphere primarily.

I've had a rather provincial view of the southern hemisphere til now.

87 posted on 12/28/2004 9:24:34 PM PST by Ready4Freddy (Carpe Sharpei !)
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To: All

Look at this.....this is just STUNNING:

Here is an interesting selection of satellite photos of the tsunami as it hits Sri Lanka. Credit: Digital Globe.

Sea pulled outward: http://www.digitalglobe.com/images/qb/srilanka_kalutara_beach2_dec26_2004_dg.jpg

Tsumami hits....look at this!!!!:http://www.digitalglobe.com/images/qb/srilanka_kalutara_flood_dec26_2004_dg.jpg

Just incredible...and very close up shots of what happened...look at the swirling!


88 posted on 12/28/2004 9:28:08 PM PST by rwfromkansas ("War is an ugly thing, but...the decayed feeling...which thinks nothing worth war, is worse." -Mill)
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To: Baraonda; Kitten Festival

Whoah! I've followed this whole thread and been quite delighted at the mix of serious, drastic, jovial, cutting, etc. and didn't see that coming. If it's about America, I am the first one standing in the "this is how it is and these are the rules of our society if you want in" line but, truth stands above America, for she can err. Goodness is good. America has always been about improvement when corrected. That's how we got here! KF and everyone on this thread, in speaking positively about SEAsia, has spoken about those things to which all freedom loving people strive. To classify according to the sins of the fathers is none such thing as has any patriot ever approved; and I am tired of talking to you.


89 posted on 12/28/2004 9:32:50 PM PST by derheimwill (Love is a person, not an emotion.)
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To: eccentric; konaice

Unless I'm mistaken, the Sentinelese are the last completely isolated tribe in the world. When they say "all efforts at initiating contact have proved unsuccessful" they mean it. We don't even know what they call themselves. I guess we'll never know now..


90 posted on 12/28/2004 9:35:37 PM PST by AntiGuv ()
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To: TexanToTheCore

The tsunami waves moved east and west from the earthquake, and Bangladesh was almost directly to the north so it was spared.


91 posted on 12/28/2004 9:57:35 PM PST by AntiGuv ()
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To: blam

Darwin rules


92 posted on 12/28/2004 10:02:14 PM PST by eclectic (Liberalism is a mental disorder)
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To: blam
Bump.

I like tribes. But I'm more interested in Germanic and Gothic ones.

93 posted on 12/28/2004 10:47:09 PM PST by Styria
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To: Styria

pre 3cad?


94 posted on 12/28/2004 11:02:00 PM PST by derheimwill (Love is a person, not an emotion.)
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To: muawiyah
Be happy this big quake happened at the Western end of Sumatra, and not the Eastern end.

This earthquate occurred closer to a much larger, by several orders of magnitude, and potentially more dangerous "super" volcano TOBA. The good news is, it's been quiet for the last 75,000 years.

FGS

95 posted on 12/28/2004 11:45:29 PM PST by ForGod'sSake (ABCNNBCBS: An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly.)
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To: ForGod'sSake

Anoter quake with magitude 6.2 at Nicobar Islands http://earthquake.usgs.gov/recenteqsww/Quakes/ussqal.htm 2 hours ago, and many more earlier http://earthquake.usgs.gov/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_all.html


96 posted on 12/28/2004 11:59:11 PM PST by AdmSmith
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To: WestVirginiaRebel
In the words of the that famous bon-vivant & world explorer, Ferdinand Feghoot, to a young man aghast at the 'long pig' on a luau spit:

"Always remember that one man's meat is another man's poi, son."

97 posted on 12/29/2004 12:09:27 AM PST by ApplegateRanch (The world needs more horses, and fewer Jackasses!)
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To: AdmSmith
Can you imagine what these people are going through!?!? Bodies everywhere and the ground still shaking like a bowl of jello. All the while wondering if there will be another big wave. May God help 'em.

FGS

98 posted on 12/29/2004 12:30:51 AM PST by ForGod'sSake (ABCNNBCBS: An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly.)
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To: derheimwill

...'64 was a HARPS gone wrong......

Coast-to-coast said the Great Sumatran quake was 28 minutes away from being exactly one year from the BAMM, Iran earthquake and implying that they both were HAARP. (Now where's my tinfoil at?)



99 posted on 12/29/2004 12:47:50 AM PST by geopyg
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To: ForGod'sSake
"Can you imagine what these people are going through!?!?"

It would be hard enough for person who knew scientifically what was going on (earthquake, Tsunami, etc.). Not sure what these tribes understanding of it is. I'm sure they have stories of EQ and Tsunamis which would imply that they are survivable. But I imagine they may think the entire world is coming to an end. (And perhaps it is - for them).

One more image in my mind of how terrible this all is.

I've read where entire islands have disappeared. Not sure if they had people on them or not. Not too hard to believe - a drop in 20 to 30 feet in elevation near the epicenter could submerge a low island.
100 posted on 12/29/2004 12:54:30 AM PST by geopyg
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