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    You are confusing valid generalization with...

    I'm sorry but assuming a person belonging to a group fits the stereotype of that group cannot be racism. Stereotypes exists because they so often are true. They almost always have a factual basis....
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    Racism is very difficult to define, because race...

    Perhaps I'm part of the problem you're describing, but I don't know what you mean by "we may not sit on all the answers". There are some things we do know, and one of them is that racism is not a...
  3. Final one. It's called "The Little Boy". ...

    Final one. It's called "The Little Boy".

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  4. Enjoy this one, simply called "Heaven". ...

    Enjoy this one, simply called "Heaven".

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  5. Lately, I've liked just about every song that...

    Lately, I've liked just about every song that Odyn v Kanoe has produced. This is a fairly well-established Ukrainian singer, but she really has great talent. This one is called "I have no home". ...
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    I agree with both Bomb and rousseau, because I...

    But the whole point of adopting the term "retarded" in the first place, in preference to the old term "feeble minded", was that "retarded" was supposed to stop implying that they're not as good as...
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    I don't believe that Twitter's overreaction to a...

    I don't believe that Twitter's overreaction to a somewhat misguided article on linguistic usage justifies the generalization that "the social justice warrior society is out of control". These...
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    Exactly. She seems to be suffering from a number...

    That woman is not well and needs some help with whatever mental illness she suffers from.[/QUOTE]

    Exactly. She seems to be suffering from a number of delusions, not just the usual Trump bullshit...
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    I pride myself in speaking better Russian than...

    I pride myself in speaking better Russian than the vast majority of Americans. :biggrina: Seriously, you are beginning to sound like a babushka.
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    Actually, I've heard all of the expressions she...

    Actually, I've heard all of the expressions she uses in their songs. For example, "Pizdyets" (Пиздец) is even a title of one of their songs. One can find all of their music on Spotify, including...
  11. I suppose that it makes sense that Thomas and...

    I suppose that it makes sense that Thomas and Kavanaugh, both accused of harassing and assaulting women in the past, would vote to discriminate against LGBTQ individuals.
  12. I suppose much depends on what you mean by...

    I suppose much depends on what you mean by "theory". There can be no scientific theory of supernaturalism, because the scientific method is grounded in physicalism, the assumption that every event...
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    Here is the reality that TSWizzle's 90-95% claim...

    Here is the reality that TSWizzle's 90-95% claim comes up against:

    Covid-19 infects intestines, kidneys and other organs, studies find
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    He belongs to the Trump fan club, so he just gets...

    With 90 to 95% of people who contract Covid suffering next to no problems the danger to public health is minimal.
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    Where did you get this number? I heard 50-75% number. and 25% is a huge...
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    Oh, ffs, they aren't the nitwits. It's those who...

    Oh, ffs, they aren't the nitwits. It's those who don't care about the danger to public health who are the nitwits. The rules for ending lockdowns are very clear, as are the reasons why we are stuck...
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    That's true. The fabric used for the filter in...

    I think HEPA-filters can be dangerous to strap to your face. It's not what they are designed for. You can get godknowswhat silica particles into your lungs and that can cause havoc[/QUOTE]

    That's...
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    Angels do exist. A local resident in my area...

    Angels do exist. A local resident in my area (Bellevue, WA) has two CD printers that can manufacture plastic face masks according to a government design. Recently, he decided to run those printers...
  18. I start with the premise that the experience of...

    If "can interact causally" isn't the same thing as "causality flows freely", what restriction on the flow of causality do you have in mind?[/quote]

    I start with the premise that the experience of...
  19. Trump has expressed his opinion that the virus...

    Trump has expressed his opinion that the virus will just go away on its own, so no need for all of the economic damage. Just reopen the state economies, and all of those smartypants medical experts...
  20. Here is the AP story that exposed the Trump...

    Here is the AP story that exposed the Trump administration's attempt to suppress this document. It also includes a copy of the suppressed report. The likely reason for withholding it is that the...
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    Even your own clip from the tabloid UK Daily Mail...

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    The "lockdown" is a farce, mere theater similar to the security checks at airports.[/QUOTE]

    Even your own clip from the tabloid UK Daily Mail does not support your position. If...
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    You missed the point that 538 was trying to make,...

    This doesn't back up your position though, unless I misunderstood your point. Odds and probability measure the same thing, but slightly differently. If something has high probability it will have...
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    So all of this is about what "win the election"...

    No, that would be a regular law. Constitutional amendments are much more difficult. You need 2/3 of both House and Senate (or a constitutional convention) and ratification by 3/4 of all states. But...
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    Sorry for the lack of clarity. This should help:...

    I do not follow the distinction you're drawing between probability and odds here.[/QUOTE]

    Sorry for the lack of clarity. This should help: The Difference Between "Probability" and "Odds"
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    This AP article makes a very interesting point: ...

    This AP article makes a very interesting point: US infection rate rising outside New York as states open up

    The point is that the New York metropolitan area dominates the statistical progress...
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