Comments:Scientist says he predicted Italy earthquake, was ignored

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Good for him, but I think he should have reported his findings to the proper authorities rather than broadcast them like that. Then again, I can understand where he was coming from a bit because of how much bureaucracy and red tape he'd have to go through in order to get the right people to hear what what he had to say, and even if they did listen it might take too much time and then the earthquake would hit and nobody would be prepared anyway. Of course, he could be grossly exaggerating the facts or even making them up entirely. I'd withhold judgment until more details become available.--72.209.8.195 01:53, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

I would like to know how many warnings are fake. There are probably plenty of them and when there is an actual earthquake they all jump out to say they have been ignored. -Funicode (talk) 07:28, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

You make a good point. It's like that psychic who "predicted" the Kennedy assassination.--131.109.1.48 17:59, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

Misplaced AUTHORITY...Edit

“Authorities, however, say that the earthquake was the result of a series of recent tremors in the area, and it would have been impossible to forecast its magnitude or epicenter.”

When the idiots who made the above statement are proven wrong, beyond any doubt, maybe then they’ll apologize to Gioacchino Giuliani and adopt his method of predicting quakes as policy. This is the same mentality applied by the other idiots who said, "The earth is flat."

Historically, this has happened over and over again, due to the arrogance of self-ordained organizations whose denial of the obvious has caused loss of life, property, and future, evidenced by the current financial crisis that’s reversed the direction of the entire world.

Those who've discounted the warning, and claims, in general, made by Giuliani, will eat their words, when he successfully predicts future quakes. But, will they, then, take responsibility for the current disaster in L’Aquila, where this [predicted] devastation could’ve been avoided?

Maybe these "Authorities" should be held over for trial and prosecution for the loss incurred, due to their lack of responsiveness or action. AUTHORITY requires sound judgment and true concern for those over whom AUTHORITIES preside, to effectively perform the tasks with which they’ve been charged. If it's determined that their lack of action is the result of their POLITICS, they should be hung. 20cd - April 7, 2009: 10:29...

Calm down. What if 'measuring radon' is a crank way of predicting earthquakes? Fephisto (talk) 15:50, 12 April 2009 (UTC)

i dont think earthquakes are real. i believe they are mythical —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 62.171.194.12 (talkcontribs)

prediction of quakeEdit

people who ignore something serious are so annoying, and yet they don't realise they're gonna be embarrassing themselves~