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  1. Yes, bribing or promising power to the military...

    Yes, bribing or promising power to the military was part of it. Was it Claudius who was slated for assassination who was saved by the military as the new leader?Selected by the representatives of the...
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    I wonder who had the job of shoveling shit. ...

    I wonder who had the job of shoveling shit.


    According to the Oxford bible commentary Job was likely part f a greeter set of teaching materials. Some books begin as Father to son or teacher to...
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    In the news electric vehicles and wind turbines...

    In the news electric vehicles and wind turbines are growing faster that expected. However the demand for fossil fuels i also ricing. .
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    Poll: And that is classical philosophy and those...

    Prove to me we are talking about the same thing.
    EB[/QUOTE]

    And that is classical philosophy and those exercises are anachronistic and obsolete.. Nothing ever gets resolved. Frmderinside...
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    You are perenialy dancing around the issue. The...

    Good note. Happy to exchange Luddites for Amish to suit.



    I'm sure if a bridge was to be built and written in the scriptures they'd be measured in cubits.

    They are just scientists that are...
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    All that water had to come from somewhere ago to...

    All that water had to come from somewhere ago to somewhere.

    As the old to the old TV series Outer Limits went, 'we control the horizontal and we control the vertical' on your TV. Biblical god...
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    All nuclear and fossil plnts require periodic...

    All nuclear and fossil plnts require periodic maintenance and have equipment failures. Steam turbines do not run forever. All plants have recurring costs.
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    Poll: As usual he dances around an obvious intellectual...

    As usual he dances around an obvious intellectual failure and starts with ad homs to avoid acknowledging the failure.

    As Spock would say 'Most illogical, but the humans are emotional not logical'.
  9. Thread: "The Juice"

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    Let us know how it all comes out...heee haw.

    Let us know how it all comes out...heee haw.
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    From Genesis god is the creator. Would not he,...

    If that is the case then my original point was quite valid. If laws are derived from reality, then it makes no sense to talk about a new phenomenon you haven't previously encountered as the "breaking...
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    An agnostic can be any number of categories....

    Agnostics are people whose rule is not to pretend at knowledge where none yet exists. It is a position on epistemology, not theism.[/QUOTE]

    An agnostic can be any number of categories. Atheist...
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    Luddites, those who reject technology, have been...

    Nope. These are people who will make a distinction between Real Science and the science that leads places they do not want to go.
    They define the split not because they can find fault in the...
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    Science is composed of theists, atheists, and...

    Science is composed of theists, atheists, and other things. There is no collective entity of science. Science investigates physical reality. It does not address unicorns, Santa, levitation,...
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    You are descending into the endless and pointless...

    That is because language and philosophy is always in the end self referential, there is no absolute philosophical reference point. Science in contrast is based on the unambiguous definitions of the...
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    Getting off grid is easy. There are lighting...

    Getting off grid is easy.

    There are lighting and appliances designed to work off a DC buss. You gain in efficiency by not using an inverted and go with DC off the panels. Washers and driers use DC...
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    Poll: A match made in heaven.

    A match made in heaven.
  17. A case study in ancient psycho pathology.

    A case study in ancient psycho pathology.
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    That is because language and philosophy is always...

    That is because language and philosophy is always in the end self referential, there is no absolute philosophical reference point. Science in contrast is based on the unambiguous definitions of the...
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    To finish talking about laws, scintific laws are...

    To finish talking about laws, scintific laws are not like a speed limit law. Newtons laws of motion and gravity work within boundaries and do not work for small partcles or very fast objects. The...
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    There is value in philosophy. However pre modern...

    Dos the world exist with your eyes closed?

    Does the refrigerator light really go out when the door is closed?

    If you turn around fast enough can YOU see the back of your head? If not explain...
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    This is an old recurring theme on science and...

    Oh, you guys really are amateurs.

    Consider color. Is the grass actually green? No, but our mind perceives it that way. A colorblind person would conceive grass color differently. Thus, it can not...
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    Reliability is not an issue for solar...

    Reliability is not an issue for solar electricity. Back in the 90s the idea of ;micro invetrs' came about. Small ivetrs designed to be operated in parallel and capable of hot swapping.

    Chips have...
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    Poll: It is not intuition or personal opinion. It is...

    It is not intuition or personal opinion. It is mutual excursive. A logical falacy.

    Black and white. hot and cold, heavy and lite, big and small, flammable and non flammable, immortal and mortal...
  24. Thread: "The Juice"

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    All the way through. I had one last year. I did...

    A colonoscopy is generally done under anesthesia.

    Are you perhaps thinking of a flexible sigmoidoscopy? Same idea but it only goes in as far as the first corner, no anesthesia.[/QUOTE]

    All the...
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    Well, if there is no mind to perceive it doesn't...

    Well, if there is no mind to perceive it doesn't look like anything. 'look' implies perception. No thinkee no lookee, savy?

    How can the Earth look like anything but the Earth, at least within the...
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