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    Your judgment of scientific expertise is about as...

    Basically, Dyson's view is "all the fuss about global warming is grossly exaggerated" because we'll invent our way out of the problem, with land use change and genetic engineering.

    Last I checked,...
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    Martin Rees? Freeman Dyson? If you're going to...

    We can rule a couple of things out:
    - science
    - irony[/QUOTE]

    Both of which you're the expert of course. Especially climate science. A Martin Reese or a Prof Freeman would have nothing on your...
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    We can rule a couple of things out: - science -...

    We can rule a couple of things out:
    - science
    - irony
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    "I believe, no matter what the facts are." ...

    "I believe, no matter what the facts are."

    You're the cultist, angelo.



    Based on your posting history, your science literacy is such that you couldn't tell a beaker from a bunsen burner.
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    This is what the blog has to say about the 97%...

    This is what the blog has to say about the 97% consensus:



    0.3% is quite a bit different than 97.1 percent, so how did Legates get such a different number when he "recreated" the study?

    It...
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    This is a forum for science discussion. So...

    This is a forum for science discussion.

    So let's discuss your latest link:
    https://talkfreethought.org/showthread.php?19157-The-effects-of-warming-Kilodeaths&p=754676&viewfull=1#post754676
    ...
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    You've consistently claimed that science is wrong...

    I'm not calling the scientific establishment anything. I'm calling the alarmist and activism of GW/CC/CD a cult![/QUOTE]

    You've consistently claimed that science is wrong about climate change....
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    I don't think cricket has any delivery that is...

    I don't think cricket has any delivery that is comparable to the screwball. That pitch requires the pitcher to impart lateral spin on the ball to make it turn laterally in the air.

    Spin bowlers...
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    You can't get your story straight on any detail....

    You can't get your story straight on any detail. Each fake expert you vomit up tells a different story than the one before. Clearly you don't care if they're right, so long as they're on your side of...
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    Angelo's just slinging shit. His arguments...

    Angelo's just slinging shit. His arguments contradict each other so much that there's no possible way he can agree with all of them.
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    Steve's post makes that pretty clear: "carbon is...

    That's not to mention that all life on Earth is carbon based![/QUOTE]

    Steve's post makes that pretty clear: "carbon is the main component of biological compounds".

    This whole "CO2 is plant...
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    At the atomic scale, atoms don't like to get...

    Compression wave.[/QUOTE]

    The techical term is longitudinal wave, but that does not explain the physics.

    I was wondering how the energy transfer occurs at the atomic scale. I do not know off...
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    How many have you recorded so far? How much did...

    How many have you recorded so far? How much did you spend on recording equipment?
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    Compression wave.

    Compression wave.
  15. Well, it depends on which school zone it's in.

    Doesn't everyone want an easy day job that affords them a seven bedroom house, five bathrooms, a three car garage with an in-ground pool on five mowed acres that is ten miles from the nearest doctor,...
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    Don't worry, someone will invent a replacement...

    How can solar/wind crush gas, when you need gas for the night/when the wind isn't blowing?

    And if you don't need gas for then, what would you use instead?[/QUOTE]
    Don't worry, someone will...
  17. Since "many people actually enjoy reading dumb,...

    Since "many people actually enjoy reading dumb, substance-less articles" (I agree with you on that), then we should expect the media to predominantly publish such articles.

    I think the...
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    Those aren't True Socialists™ -- they're just...

    Those aren't True Socialists™ -- they're just *checks notes* people in favour of a strong welfare safety net.
  19. 20% of the people in a workplace do 80% of the...

    20% of the people in a workplace do 80% of the work.
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    Let me rephrase that so the ancap doesn't get...

    The real question is what do you do about the people who can't or won't save unless compelled? Or who can't work out how much they need to save? Or who see their savings evaporate in a stock market...
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    There's still time for Asia, Africa to get their...

    There's still time for Asia, Africa to get their slice of the pie.

    The planet is most likely on a millennium-long trip to a hothouse, but that still allows plenty of scope for economic growth in...
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    LOL, AnCaps.

    LOL, AnCaps.
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    I never really got my head around the...

    I never really got my head around the domestication of wolves until I saw it depicted in Cosmos, with the unfrightened wolves coming up to the humans at the campfire. Before then I thought humans...
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    Go on, then: show us your work.

    Go on, then: show us your work.
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    I didn't watch the video--I prefer text sources....

    I think you've got charge and discharge mixed up--the battery consumes CO2 during discharge.
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    Well, I checked again and the guy in the video says what I said - consumes CO2 during charge...
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