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Not so much a thought experiment as a single neuron misfire.
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Get 16 people together with the idea that they are going to some survivor tropical paradise, then drop them in the middle of the Yukon during the end of the "summer season". Tell them that they have 39 days and whoever is left when the helicopter comes back is deemed a true survivor. None of that "here
is fire", "here is food", "you can go home when you want to" crap. These people will be real survivors.
||I read a similar idea in a newspaper - someone had suggested a programme called "The Last Survivor" involving a Big Brother style house wired with cameras, twelve self-obsessed egomaniacs and a Bengal tiger.
||Ya, but as a dual citizen, who has experience in both: Americans volunteer to die for war, canadians really don't volunteer to bleed to death in the waiting room.
||sorry, late night idea that went bad. I need to stop watching conspiracy theory TV programs when I'm out of it. I didn't mean to offend anyone and I appologize if I have.
||perhaps some of them will die.
||cool, but they'll all be carried off and
eaten by the snowmobile sized
mosquitos before the first episode is
filmed. I like this idea, but I think
something similar has been tried on
OLN with the wilderness challenge or
||Canada is, of course, preferable to
other northern polar climes because of
the abundance of wide spaces devoid of
anything but roks and trees and trees
and rocks and rocks and trees and trees
and rocks and water. and snow, of
course. also, the episode with people
removing frostbitten toes is more
interesting than removing the tropical