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    Costa Rica is probably a safer trip. Or Hawaii...

    Costa Rica is probably a safer trip. Or Hawaii for surfing.

    https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/nicaragua-travel-advisory.html

    Reconsider travel to...
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    That was one story, there were a few. To...

    If it was an entity like Q that created you, then he would still be your god (in your analogy), whether you like it or not. The creator IOWs makes the rules![/QUOTE]
    Steve isn't (to my...
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    A proof that the square root of a real negative...

    A proof that the square root of a real negative number is not possible.

    p1. The square root-of a number y equal to the square root of x is y such that y multiplied times it self equals x.
    p22....
  4. Yje son of god uses his powers to make wine at a...

    Yje son of god uses his powers to make wine at a party. Of all the things he could do. Is this another side of Jesus as the social butterfly?
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    Paraphrasing what I have heard before. If some...

    Paraphrasing what I have heard before.

    If some super being manifested itself with apparent supernatural powers we would have no way to know if it was 'god' or advanced technology. A recurring...
  6. Thread: 1 = -1

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    The proof violates the rules of complex numbers....

    The proof violates the rules of complex numbers.

    You can not get 1=-1 by properly applying the rules of imaginary numbers any motr tjan you can get -1=1 by properly applying algebra. The proof is...
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    You appear to be arguing theory without knowing...

    No, it doesn't exist as long as D contains the negative real numbers. For example, if D is the complex field, no such function exists (please take a careful look at the condition (sqrt(x)^2)=x and...
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    Take a calculator and calculate (-1)^1/3 and see...

    Take a calculator and calculate (-1)^1/3 and see what you get.
  9. I have gone as far as I can without having to do...

    I think the problem is that you are trying to resolve it as a Newtonian process. Newton was damn good and came damned close but, after 300 years, science moved on and found a few cracks in his...
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    Have you considered kidnap insurance?

    Have you considered kidnap insurance?
  11. Agree energy comes from the mains. Conservation...

    The energy in the laser beam comes from the electrical power applied not from the mass of the diode. - - electrical energy converted to light energy.

    Burning paper involves a very different...
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imaginary_number ...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imaginary_number

    QR(-1)*SQR(-1) = SQR[(-1)(-1)] is not a valid operation in complex numbers.
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    It does not exist using real numbers. Limited to...

    Fine, I left the condition that (sqrt(x))^2=x implicit before. My bad. So, let D be the domain of sqrt, and let's say that for all x in D, (sqrt(x)^2)=x and sqrt(x)sqrt(y)=sqrt(xy). Let us also...
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    China pig monkey chimera

    It has also been reported China is working on genetically engineering superior humans. An Asian master race?

    https://www.newsweek.com/pig-monkey-chimera-china-1476162
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    Stay home? Bring condoms and bottled water? ...

    Stay home? Bring condoms and bottled water?

    Search on 'things to do in Nicaragua'. Probably a lot of eco tourism.

    I'd check the American state dept web site for crime and political issues.
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    A properly notarized birth certificate. Plus...

    A properly notarized birth certificate. Plus references and a work history.
  17. https://phys.org/news/2017-06-atomic-mass-photon-m...

    https://phys.org/news/2017-06-atomic-mass-photon-momentum-paradox.html

    It looks like the question of a photon having momentum but no mass is an active problem.

    If I read the link right in the...
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    What definition? I covered rings and fields as...

    Again, you can define a function on the real line (or in the complex field, for that matter) and call it "sqrt". However, it will not be an extension of the sqrt function defined on [0,+\infty) with...
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    sqr(-4 * 9) = sqr(-1) * sqr(4) * sqr(9) = [0 +...

    sqr(-4 * 9) = sqr(-1) * sqr(4) * sqr(9) = [0 + i6]

    [0 + i6]^2= [0 + i6] * [0 + i6] = i^2 * 6^2 = -1*36 = -4 * 9

    sqr(-1) = i, i^2 = sqr(-1) A definition.
  20. Yes it does. It is reported here in Seattle...

    Yes it does.

    It is reported here in Seattle busnesses are no longer providng work for say the disabled as a service. They have to cut back.

    Nothing is free. With min wage imposed on restarant...
  21. I believe Buddhism generally divides between...

    I believe Buddhism generally divides between those who believe in enlightenment for all and those who think it can only be the few.

    I'd have to look up the names, I think one school is Mahayana. ...
  22. Thread: Which Bible

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    The Hebrews were a minor player in a tough...

    The Hebrews were a minor player in a tough neighborhood. They got picked on and bullied.
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    All numbers are complex. It is the top category....

    You can define a function on the real line (or in the complex field, for that matter) and call it "sqrt". However, it will not be an extension of the function defined on [0,+\infty) with the property...
  24. According to Carlson the global metric system is...

    According to Carlson the global metric system is a conspiracy to control the world.
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    Batteries have resource issues. They are not a...

    Batteries have resource issues. They are not a panacea.
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