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Would bees dying out mean the end of humans?
« on: 17/02/2010 17:55:30 »
Hey guys

omid find out that ******** said that if all the bees die then apparently all the humans would die after four years.
why???????????????


 

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Would bees dying out mean the end of humans?
« Reply #1 on: 17/02/2010 19:40:34 »
Hey guys

omid find out that ******** said that if all the bees die then apparently all the humans would die after four years.
why???????????????
Because crops would fail due to lack of pollination.
 

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Would bees dying out mean the end of humans?
« Reply #2 on: 18/02/2010 16:45:56 »
Because crops would fail due to lack of pollination.

but why four years???????? ??? :-\ ???
 

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Would bees dying out mean the end of humans?
« Reply #3 on: 19/02/2010 08:03:39 »
******** = Einstein , allegedly ...

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To answer that last question (without denying the importance of the honeybees), we have to consider the related question of "Did Einstein really say this?" First off, searches of Einstein's writings and speeches and public statements, as well as of (scholarly) compilations of Einstein quotations reveal nary a reference to the "four years" phrase or any other statement mentioning bees (save for a brief comparison between humans and colony insects such as ants and bees). The compiler of The New Quotable Einstein also found no Einsteinian source for this quote and lists it as "Probably Not by Einstein."
http://www.snopes.com/quotes/einstein/bees.asp

BTW shouldn't this thread be better placed in another category, e.g.
 "Famous Scientists", "Plant Sciences, Zoology & Evolution", "The Environment" (ecology).
« Last Edit: 19/02/2010 08:10:57 by RD »
 

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« Reply #4 on: 19/02/2010 11:01:23 »
******** = Einstein , allegedly ...

Actually you right! Omid wasn't sure about this thats why put ****** instead. :-\
 

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