This might not end well, or isn't this how we got Megalon?

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We are humans. We believe we have the god-like power to move and change the passage of time itself (hence Daylight Savings Time); the power to determine who shall live and who shall die (hence abortions); the power to determine who shall rule and who shall toil (hence the Bush Doctrine - Democracy from the barrel of a Gun; or Putin's version - do it my way or I go genocidal freakshow on your population); so now we add to our list of god-like powers the ability to create man-made volcanoes.

Will wonders never cease? (tongue firmly in cheek here.)
 

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We are humans. We believe we have the god-like power to move and change the passage of time itself (hence Daylight Savings Time); the power to determine who shall live and who shall die (hence abortions); the power to determine who shall rule and who shall toil (hence the Bush Doctrine - Democracy from the barrel of a Gun; or Putin's version - do it my way or I go genocidal freakshow on your population); so now we add to our list of god-like powers the ability to create man-made volcanoes.

Will wonders never cease? (tongue firmly in cheek here.)
Only problem is this 'man made' Volcano will make Krakatoa look like a birthday cake sparkler when compared to a A-Bomb going off!. I am all for pushing the boundaries of science and understanding, but some things need to be left alone, I would class this as one of them
 

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Only problem is this 'man made' Volcano will make Krakatoa look like a birthday cake sparkler when compared to a A-Bomb going off!. I am all for pushing the boundaries of science and understanding, but some things need to be left alone, I would class this as one of them
I seem to recall in my distant haze of childhood memories before the beer-soaked teenage memories someone thought of doing this once before, (late- 1970's)?

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I seem to recall in my distant haze of childhood memories before the beer-soaked teenage memories someone thought of doing this once before, (late- 1970's)?

:)
I do not think it will end well if the barn pots are allowed to do it.
 

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Lots of problems before such drilling will be done. Apart from anything else, as you get deeper it gets hotter and the drill bits start to melt. Not certain how deep the deepest hole is but I think it's still several km short of the mantle.
 

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Lots of problems before such drilling will be done. Apart from anything else, as you get deeper it gets hotter and the drill bits start to melt. Not certain how deep the deepest hole is but I think it's still several km short of the mantle.
I know that Vinnie, but it is just the fact that some brain bug is actually thinking about doing it that concerns me.
 

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I'm not exactly sure why they think this would be a good idea.
 

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Is some government paying for this? That might explain the need to drill holes in the earth.
 

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