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    24814 Tomb Raider

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    Tomb Raider
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    Science says that all supernatural interactions...

    I get ya, you mean science can explain some things so therefore, Gods cannot exist?

    (I jest)[/QUOTE]

    Science says that all supernatural interactions with the physical universe at human scales...
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    Nuclear plants routinely achieve 90% capacity...

    Nuclear plants routinely achieve 90% capacity factor (actual power generation divided by nameplate/peak power generation) over their 60-80 year life.

    Wind turbines are lucky to achieve 30%; Solar...
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    Today is the first day since records began when...

    Today is the first day since records began when no rain was recorded anywhere on the Australian mainland.

    The Australian mainland is a continent with approximately the same land area as the...
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    It's ridiculous. Nobody's that important, or that...

    Sounds like an interesting afternoon! I see that LSU won, but the 4th quarter looks like it must have been exciting from the box score...

    Everything in those FAT kits is about dealing with...
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    But you can apply the EXACT same reasoning to the...

    Keith, if "reality exists independently of minds" is a statement with no evidence whatsoever, then we know reality can not exist independently of minds. It then logically follows that an eternal mind...
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    state library

    state library
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    Domestic power use is an also ran. Sure, you can...

    Domestic power use is an also ran. Sure, you can take your home off grid. But the aluminium in those solar panels, and in your patio door frames, your soda cans, your car, your cookware; and the...
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    That's utter nonsense. There's no reason not to...

    It's the reverse of a problem that most nuclear reactors have - most of them are run on constant throttle, making them an equally poor fit to demand.[/QUOTE]

    That's utter nonsense. There's no...
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    Wow - you're saying that micro inverters can...

    Wow - you're saying that micro inverters can actually keep solar panels producing electricity at night? That would be hugely impressive, if true.

    Sadly, it's not. Solar power is unreliable because...
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    Matter does have an underlying substance that is...

    You can search for his writings. They are very long.

    https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/locke/

    But, he believed that matter has an underlying substance that was imperceivable. But, if it's...
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    LCOE doesn't include the cost of intermittency,...

    How remarkable to see - it's like the progress with new technologies.

    Wind and solar kill coal and nuclear on costs, says latest Lazard report | RenewEconomy

    I'm very happy to see that happen....
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    umbrella

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    Either complex stuff needs a more complex creator...

    Either complex stuff needs a more complex creator to make it; Or complex stuff can arise from simple stuff via some simple iterative process.

    In the first case, you have an infinite regression of...
  15. Profanity? I am an atheist, and don't accept the...

    'cause it's after Seven Days in May Day and we've traded in poles for reindeer. Its post scary time.

    And because of your use of profanity you're not allowed any more Snickers.

    You don't have...
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    Indeed. A discussion of whether Harry Potter...

    miracle | ˈmirək(ə)l |
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    • a surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is therefore considered to be the work of a divine agency: the miracle of...
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    Brighton

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    Having asked "why", and having concluded that not...

    You put 'therefore' in a weird place. And 'Should.'

    X is a fact. Sure.
    Just, don't see any reason to think that 'why is x a fact?' is a useful question, except to justify a belief that some...
  19. Christmas is in fucking December. Why are we...

    More notably, it debuts a certain Alan Rickman who plays a very good villain.[/QUOTE]

    Christmas is in fucking December. Why are we discussing Christmas movies in early November?? :mad:
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    Both are. And cattle are one of many sources...

    There were more ruminants grazing the American plains before Europeans settled than there are in American factory farms, so if methane was a problem it would have been a bigger one before...
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    They are. ...

    There's no reason China can't build nuke plants. They should be building them, not coal plants.[/QUOTE]

    They are.


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    Any why should we accept the subtext that...

    So, hiw is "single dads are better at discipline than single moms" NOT sexist, Halfie?
    Can you explain that?[/QUOTE]

    Any why should we accept the subtext that discipline is necessarily a good...
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    ^ This. Stacking the deck can make the event...

    ^ This.

    Stacking the deck can make the event LESS miraculous, but can't make it MORE of an unlikely event.

    It's very telling that Lion can persuade himself of something that's both wrong, and...
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    You too can be guilt-free with this one simple...

    The carbon impact would be the "per seat" share. The overall carbon impact is the carbon impact whether she is on any of those things or not.

    Now flying a private jet creates an additional...
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    Sure, it could be rigged. But if it is, the...

    And the odds are 1 in 40 of the defective widget being the easiest to reach... just as the odds are 1 in 40 of it being the hardest to reach, or in any of the other specific positions.[/QUOTE]
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