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    Maybe I gave the wrong impression. He's not 'off...

    Maybe I gave the wrong impression. He's not 'off the grid'. He still has cable TV, electric power, internet service, automobiles, etc. but is prepared to live without if it is no longer there. He has...
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    I do know one person who identifies as a prepper....

    Who actually meets these people? You kind of have to go out of your way to meet them, don't you? I haven't met any myself, but I have watched a few episodes of Doomsday Preppers, and it seems most...
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    That is not a very surprising prediction. The LA...

    That is not a very surprising prediction. The LA area is a desert and there are something like twenty million people living there. Three times that number could live on the northern peninsula of...
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    I am saying that there are several climate...

    I honestly don’t understand your response. There is clearly a correlation that has lasted for a long time. Neither I nor the papers I cited disagree with that. However that correlation is broken...
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    You have an interesting method of of reaching an...

    You have an interesting method of of reaching an "understanding" of nature.... Look for someone's opinion that agrees with what you want to believe that can do a lot of hand-waving to reach "absolute...
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    I linked a solar study from Max Planck Institute...

    I am neither a solar scientist nor a climatologist. My major was physics. But my experience is that there is likely a link when there is a close correlation between two events, especially when that...
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    I am neither a solar scientist nor a...

    I find the amazing correlation between the chart from Max Planck Institute's solar study and the IPCC chart of global temperatures (including the sharp up-spike at the end) to be quite suggestive...
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    "Dead spots" for reception can be created by the...

    "Dead spots" for reception can be created by the signal being reflected from some object and recombining with the direct signal 1800 out of phase. Dunno know if that's what you got there but it is a...
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    I find the amazing correlation between the chart...

    Well there are climatologists who suggest that solar activity could be a major climate driver.[/QUOTE]

    Of course there are. Because it is.

    It's just been completely swamped by the massive...
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    Well there are climatologists who suggest that...

    Well there are climatologists who suggest that solar activity could be a major climate driver. As support for their suggestion they show that solar activity does correlate well with what climate...
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    If that were the ONLY climate driver then your...

    Climatology is hard to understand because there is a lot that climatologists themselves don't understand. Much of what drives climate seems to be chaotic. But there is much that climatologists do...
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    Climatology is hard to understand because there...

    Climatology is hard to understand because there is a lot that climatologists themselves don't understand. Much of what drives climate seems to be chaotic. But there is much that climatologists do...
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    You are still talking weather, not climate....

    You are still talking weather, not climate. Climate is about LONG TERM changes. Extreme weather isn't climate. Yes, Death Valley measured a temperature of 130F recently and the news media made a big...
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    I say they are an advocacy group because that is...

    This is an example? You linked an advocacy group's opinion, not a climate science paper.[/QUOTE]

    I'm curious. Why do you say they're an advocacy group. What are they advocating?[/QUOTE]
    I say...
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    This is an example? You linked an advocacy...

    I was wondering the same thing. So I checked around. I found thiis:

    Global warming is making some extreme weather events worse.



    So it's not an open and shut case. More extremes are...
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    double post

    double post
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    Well when expressing dissatisfaction with...

    I thought an armed society was supposed to be a more polite society?
    Didn't they keep promising this?[/QUOTE]

    Well when expressing dissatisfaction with salt/fry ratio, pointing a pistol at...
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    Where should it be? If a black hole of that mass...

    If I understand, it's more a matter of "how did this one come to be here, in this place" ya?[/QUOTE]
    Where should it be? If a black hole of that mass exists then it's gotta be somewhere, why not...
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    I think that the problem here is that the climate...

    Accusing someone of trolling is against the rules. But no, not trolling, the BBC is probably worse than Teh Gruaniad.[/QUOTE]

    You still have not provided anything more than the usual anti climate...
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    From my reading, Roosevelt wanted to enter the...

    Agreed. The US was very isolationist prior to Pearl Harbor. If Hitler had just done nothing, it's entirely possible that the American popular sentiment would have been "Japan is our war now. Let...
  21. That is pretty much the gest of my point but you...

    A different idea is not necessarily a "better idea". Caring for your offspring is a time tested and effective system that has served humanity well ever since there has been humanity. The "better...
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    Railing against the instincts that evolution has resulted in and proposing we ignore it and accept and replace instincts with your ideas of a "better" system seems to me to be rather...
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    Numbers are important but not determinant. Japan...

    Numbers are important but not determinant. Japan overran China, Manchuria, Korea, Indo China, Malesia, Philippines, etc. even though just the population of China vastly outnumbered Japanese.

    And...
  24. Railing against the instincts that evolution has...

    Railing against the instincts that evolution has resulted in and proposing we ignore it and accept and replace instincts with your ideas of a "better" system seems to me to be rather arrogant.
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    Does this mean that Dan topped you again? .....

    Does this mean that Dan topped you again?
    .. You have an aptitude for cleaver pranks.
    .. Dan has psychic abilities to defeat your pranks.

    ;)
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