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    Poll: More critique than insult. On the other thread...

    That is a gratuitous insult. I will appreciate if you avoid the threads instead of doing that.[/QUOTE]



    That is a gratuitous insult. I will appreciate if you avoid the threads instead of doing...
  2. There is a social role for religion and...

    There is a social role for religion and philosophy.

    The beauty of science is it works regardless of philosophy and religion.
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    From the old VN documentary post war Ho Chi Mihn...

    From the old VN documentary post war Ho Chi Mihn approached the Americans with a plan for intendance with a constitution loosely based on ours. It was rejected in favor of France having a colony....
  4. There was a deep fear of nuclear war. For me it...

    There was a deep fear of nuclear war. For me it was like a dark cloud dissipating. It was unbelievable.

    Over here watching people tear down the Berlin Wall with hands was spellbinding. SAC...
  5. I imagine theist science bashers when on a...

    I imagine theist science bashers when on a takeoff roll on a jet must be praying awful hard when the pilot pulls back the yoke to lift off. Aerodynamics might just not work this time.

    Arguing...
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    Watched a segment on a solar system that uses...

    Watched a segment on a solar system that uses salts for storage. Salts are melted and piped through water creating steam. The new facility in Spain will be around 10Mw.

    The salts alas act as...
  7. And who said science can't be political,...

    And who said science can't be political, emotional, and downright irrational.
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    Poll: EB II, just a little more eloquent. I will avoid...

    It is a question because I am asking "...if we have premises P1,...,Pn, Q1,...,Qm, does (P and Q) follow as a conclusion? ". That is a question.[/QUOTE]

    EB II, just a little more eloquent. I will...
  9. Poll: You proved nothing. You sarted with something...

    No it does not. You have to show that if this were a mathematical proof.[/QUOTE]
    I regret you do not understand it, but it is a standard proof. It's the sort of proof you'll get in a basic algebra...
  10. In this day and age such ignorance is mind...

    Nope. The science has not, in fact, changed, just the classification.
    No one has invalidated the discovery of Pluto, no one has had to junk their calculations of Pluto's gravitational affect on...
  11. You pretty much said it all. Theory and law...

    You pretty much said it all.

    Theory and law have no specifc definition. No one person ot agency decides which is which.

    There is Electromagnetyics Theory which is comprised of a set of laws...
  12. Philosophical and religious definitions of...

    You know it sounds ridiculous in a materialistic universe to say that the universe follows laws. But if you say it's random, then that also sounds ridiculous because anyone can tell the universe is...
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    Funny how logicians can in reality be so...

    Funny how logicians can in reality be so illogical.
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    I agree logic evolved out of language. Spoken and...

    No way Jose. Logic is derivative of language which leverages off human capacity to produce varied sounds. That it has some structure, also a human capability, in no way means it is fundamental to...
  15. I sure hope they get the testing right this...

    I sure hope they get the testing right this time....
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    C++ developed to deal with crashe due to C...

    C++ developed to deal with crashe due to C unrestricted pointers and minimizing unpredicted side effects on large programs with multiple coders, along with other things. Keeping code and data from...
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    Yes they do. It comes down to efficiency and...

    Does any developer worth a pinch of shit actually use those tools?[/QUOTE]

    Yes they do. It comes down to efficiency and cost. Work simplification.

    I can hire one software engineer and buy a...
  18. EB There have been threads on inductive vs...

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    There have been threads on inductive vs inductive.

    The reality is you do not have one without the other. In reasoning we often go back and forth between inductive and inductive zeroing in on...
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    Poll: How is that a question? Conjunction or AND is a...

    How is that a question? Conjunction or AND is a definition. If a is true and b is true than a & b is true. The sequences of premises are irrelevant.
  20. Poll: 2^1/2 = n/m N cannot be less than or equal m...

    2^1/2 = n/m
    N cannot be less than or equal m otherwise you get a number less than 1 or equal to 1.
    N and m must both be positive or negative.
    For n > m n cannot be an integr number of m.

    And so...
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    Walking for 30 minutes 2 or 3 rimes a day every...

    Walking for 30 minutes 2 or 3 rimes a day every day can go a long way. It will maintain aerobic capacity. Especially with a few hills. Climbing straors during the day works dome through the day.
    ...
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    The list of 10 applies to most things, cerrtainly...

    The list of 10 applies to most things, cerrtainly in techology.

    You have to be able to work alone for periods and also be vble to work in a team environment that can be competitive and...
  23. You read but do not comprehend and understand....

    The definition I provided is the mainstream view in mathematical logic. This is the definition I also find in all the textbooks I have looked at. But it doesn't matter, provide a justification for...
  24. There was a report of a huge monster in the...

    There was a report of a huge monster in the Delaware River, turned out it was Trump swimming.
  25. Sounds like the wandering Buddhist and Hindu...

    Jesus also tells people to not work for a living because they cannot serve both god and money. And not to worry about food, clothing, or housing because all will be provided for them if they just...
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