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    No. We made the switch from morality to ethics,...

    There's a law, perhaps we should call it "Goodwin's Law":


    As an online discussion of an ethical issue continues, the probability of someone abruptly switching from ethics to meta-ethics for the...
  2. Stonehenge is a temple, and one of the most...

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    Stonehenge is a temple, and one of the most ancient. It was one of the first pieces of real magic, worked to map the movement of the cosmos and know the proper times of the changing of...
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    Not all of us. But here's a question, and I ask...

    We got to the moon and then went home because doing it the government way wasn't practical. The political forces outweigh the economic ones.[/QUOTE]

    Maybe.

    But I prefer democracy over...
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    And bear in mind that a number of treaties have...

    It's not a derail; its purpose is to rebut the OP and more particularly to rebut a specific line of argument several posts offered in support of the OP.

    Once upon a time there was a widespread...
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    and, more winners overall, fewer losers, the ones...

    and, more winners overall, fewer losers, the ones in top are still where they are, just not as far removed from everyone else.

    They just can't afford yachts as often.
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    No, I claimed that it is likely the case that...

    Honestly, I feel like you're throwing out lots of jargon in some effort to claim authority. I can't tell if you're even actually making sense at all.

    At the end of the day, you claimed that...
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    Personally, I don't blame republicans, I blame......

    I specifically said with regard to SF and CA. There is no "owning the libs, blocking the vote and obstruction" to speak of there. Check out the chart on this page:
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    I have a walking stick. I walk with it every day....

    I have a walking stick. I walk with it every day. It is a fairly stout seeming young tree, and I have been pouring free time and spending the majority of my personal allotment of artistic insanity on...
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    Here you are banging on about bullshit, when you...

    The difference is, if I default, I lose my whole house, as it will be auctioned off lazily and I will lose the difference.

    With stocks, the only collateral risk is the stocks themselves, and only...
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    You are again confusing morality with ethics in...

    On any planet with similar environmental characteristics, laterally symmetrical bipedal hominids will evolve as the dominant species, because that's a function of that pattern...

    Okay, yes, that's...
  11. The curve of a single digit, so narrow is it.

    You aren't close enough, it's a very small curve.[/QUOTE]

    The curve of a single digit, so narrow is it.
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    The difference is, if I default, I lose my whole...

    I'm glad you posted this. Because this, right here, is the fulcrum of a lie.

    He does have that money. He can borrow against it as collateral and if the loan is defaulted, he loses stocks, not...
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    The point is, any planet with individuals that...

    I'm curious what other planets' life is it a function of?
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    The point is, any planet with individuals that are born, live learn, communicate, seek goals (which may include to reproduce),...
  14. At this point with politesse, I want to see what...

    25% is not dramatic and teachers can't even have that. 25% of variation is environmental which includes more parenting than teachering.
    And 75% is genetic. Parenting/teachering is really...
  15. Barbos, a 25% impact, originating from some...

    Sources have been provided here a million times already.[/QUOTE]

    Barbos, a 25% impact, originating from some event, doesn't imply a thing about events which generate other effects.

    The fact...
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    I'm glad you posted this. Because this, right...

    Bezos' trajectory was parabolic; Warren's and the NDP's rhetoric is hyperbolic. Bezos and Amazon pay taxes, obviously.

    The reason Bezos's $1-billionish tax bill is so out of proportion with his...
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    This is an interesting point. It is...

    This is an interesting point. It is institutional. The structure of the organization is, much like the brain of a sociopath, missing vital mechanisms which in healthy organisms prevent the...
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    Moreover, AM wants to ignore that morality has...

    This is the best example of someone charging headfirst towards the point and then missing it completely. I'll spell it out for you; what you arbitrarily decided as "moral" and "immoral" differs to...
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    This has needed to happen for some time, as the...

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    Thoughts?[/QUOTE]

    This has needed to happen for some time, as the US is too far-flung and disparate to maintain cohesive government movement.. I can't see the land-locked mountain regions...
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    I didn't ask about 'the current government'. I...

    That's difficult to answer.

    Was the current government aware that there were thousands of bodies buried there? If they were aware, then sure, I think there should be some anger at it being...
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    It's kind of like being in love. If you really...

    I suspect it's more a case of every poster here agrees that the death of those thousands of children was a horrific abuse, a terrible thing to have happened. Nobody has any counter to that, nobody...
  22. Not to mention that Trausti conveniently leaves...

    The filibuster is an accepted and agreed procedure. It’s a procedure the Senate made itself; used by both major parties when in the minority. Running away like a spoiled brat is not.[/QUOTE]

    The...
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    Yeah, not to mention that I can, in fact, hear...

    First, if you were obligated, you would be capable of doing so.

    Second, the question is not stupid, and the reason I ask it is because an accusation has been made, and the answer is relevant to...
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    I also don't belief that it lacks a mind. It's a...

    Literally every court on the planet proves that is a bullshit argument.[/QUOTE]

    I also don't belief that it lacks a mind. It's a very anthropocentric concept of mind and agency to reject such. The...
  25. Oh, so apparently I was wrong. This is in fact...

    Oh, so apparently I was wrong. This is in fact apparently another "chaos, scary black man, good shoot", as regards a white shooter? I'm not really surprised. Just got the side of the pattern this one...
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