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    "Scaling solar power is straightforward. All we...

    "Scaling solar power is straightforward. All we need is a miraculous leap forward in materials science, revolutionary changes to our taxation system, and a collective industrial effort eclipsing both...
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    Keith I am sure some of these are repurposed...

    Keith I am sure some of these are repurposed military jokes, and I'm pretty sure I know that because I've read your originals.
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    Sounds like a silicon valley management fad. ...

    Sounds like a silicon valley management fad.

    Swarms of slightly-bewildered coders shuffling around a room with no furniture, carrying their macbooks in front of them in $3000 harnesses,...
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    Let's strip away the idiotic rhetoric about...

    Let's strip away the idiotic rhetoric about "doom" and ask a meaningful question: have climate scientists accurately predicted changes in climate?

    The blog Carbon Brief looks at eight prediction,...
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    Already answered....

    Already answered.
  6. Poll: So sorry, let me explain: Skynet is an DARPA...

    So sorry, let me explain:

    Skynet is an DARPA prototype for a super-high-altitude airship (SHAA) that can communicate with mobile radio antennae via tightbeam. It is intended to be an autonomous...
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    That's a political problem, not a scientific one....

    That's a political problem, not a scientific one. We can easily supply clean, affordable energy to our citizens using current technology.
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    I suggest we use nuclear power. For discussion,...

    I suggest we use nuclear power. For discussion, see this thread.



    The price of electricity has no bearing on the science.
  9. Poll: I think we should build machines more intelligent...

    I think we should build machines more intelligent than us, just to see what happens.

    We can speculate about whether we're going to get a Skynet, Helios or Wintermute, but it doesn't really matter,...
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    Yes, that's bullshit. Show us the paper that...

    Yes, that's bullshit. Show us the paper that makes the prediction.



    Having trouble keeping track of your own bullshit? Just a few days ago, you posted this:



    That "real life...
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    I don't think it's useful at this point to...

    I don't think it's useful at this point to distinguish between "who you are" (your phenotype, social status etc.) and "what you do" (your behaviour), as both of these are determined by in part by...
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    Heritability vs Heredity

    Wiki article if you need a primer (or need to get to sleep in a hurry): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heritability

    I suspect it's common for people to conflate heritability and heredity...
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    Just more bullshit from a self-confessed "dumb...

    Reads like a Trump tweet.

    Trump's tweets are full of ridiculous claims and name-calling because he is an ill-tempered buffoon who continually finds himself at odds with the facts, and his...
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    It is only OK so long as the President is on...

    It is only OK so long as the President is on their side.

    This presidency has shown that a Republican senate majority will tolerate an extremely corrupt and erratic Republican president, but...
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    Reads like a Trump tweet. Trump's tweets are...

    Reads like a Trump tweet.

    Trump's tweets are full of ridiculous claims and name-calling because he is an ill-tempered buffoon who continually finds himself at odds with the facts, and his...
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    As far as I can tell, this is what happened: 1....

    As far as I can tell, this is what happened:
    1. Ball called Mann a fraud.
    2. Mann sued Ball for libel.
    3. Judge dismissed case due to delays.

    The court did not agree with Ball's claim that Mann...
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    OK, let's give this astrophysicist, Joseph Postma...

    It's quite common for climate scientists to have degrees in atmospheric physics or geophysics, and it's common for climate scientists to have PhDs. It's also the norm for climate research to be...
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    It's quite common for climate scientists to have...

    It's quite common for climate scientists to have degrees in atmospheric physics or geophysics, and it's common for climate scientists to have PhDs. It's also the norm for climate research to be...
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    You said it. Your question is based on a...

    You said it.



    Your question is based on a false premise. "Global warming" was not changed to "Climate change"; the two terms refer to different phonomena and both have been in use for a long...
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    No, you asked for the following: 1. A...

    No, you asked for the following:

    1. A "prediction of doom"
    2. that was made in the "past decade."
    3. predicts something which was expected to occur by now.
    4. and which has "actually occurred"....
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    Poll: Once upon a time, the founding fathers of the USA...

    Once upon a time, the founding fathers of the USA believed that the President, Congress and the Judiciary would all keep each other in check. However the founding fathers didn't seems to anticipate...
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    I see. Have you got any examples from climate...

    I see. Have you got any examples from climate science?



    Which book is that? The Weather Conspiracy? The Forbes article doesn't actually provide any of that background information. (Mind you, I...
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    When you put 'scientists' in quotes, The...

    When you put 'scientists' in quotes, The implication is that you don't believe those people are actually scientists despite publishing scientific papers.

    If you believe that these climate...
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    I agree with your contention, but it's an...

    I agree with your contention, but it's an entirely obvious and uninteresting distraction.



    Thanks for wasting my time.

    Next time, don't bother exerting yourself.
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    That is actually two quotes, from two different...

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    That is actually two quotes, from two different sources, stuck together to create the impression that the first statement is a premise supporting the latter.

    The first quote is from a...
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