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41) Message boards : Politics : I have been slimed.. (Message 1589809)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Business is not a Morality Play, and shouldn't be...

Really?

I had thought that American business had moved along from the days of plantations slaves and segregation and slave labour and 'worse'...

Typical Left/Right Wing 'Thinking'. Take a phrase to its extreme. Then knock it down.

ML1...

Do you realize how silly, and unthinking, your reply sounds?

Akin to someone saying 'Power To The People'. Then YOU reply: "You mean Power to Murder Anyone?"

Same thing.
42) Message boards : Politics : Greed in Space (Message 1589750)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I would suggest you look at human history and look at economics.

Of course there will be Wars of Independence. Don't think Logically, nor Sanely. When have Humans acted that way?

When they can Self-Subsist, as Human History has shown: They will resist ANY Control from The Mother World. They may have Power Mad Leaders. Why not? It has, and will always happen.

Saturn for Saturnians!
43) Message boards : Politics : Are scientists crooked? (Message 1589743)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Of course professional, established, mainstream scientists are not crooked, their work is always peer reviewed to achieve respectability. BUT even those guys have to be seen to be publishing regular papers to maintain their status within the scientific community. Sometimes these can be at the outer limits of scientific knowledge.

Depends what you mean as 'Crooked'.

Peer Review is a good start. But... What if the 'Peer's' already believe what you are publishing? Would the Peer's, as is Human Nature, be inclined to accept your findings?

If you are relying upon Peer Review, and submit your Findings to those who already believe The Foundation of your Findings (even if incorrect): Isn't it the same as 'Preaching to the Choir'?

Yes... I am holding Scientific Organizations to the same level of Healthy Skepticism, as ALL other Human Organizations. Why not?
44) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1589541)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Haven't we already established mommy and daddy can have their kids stoned? What's the difference between Methylphenidate and pot?

Interesting question.

Disregarding Pot, for the moment. Are we over drugging our Children, with Prescription Drugs?


Yes.

I hope so because the generation brought up stoned has yet to take over ....

WE ALREADY DID!!!

My 60's Generation of, Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll did - Bill Clinton.
45) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: DENIAL (#3) (Message 1589540)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Just seen the news today, warmest September since records started 135 yrs ago, may be the warmest year as well. Average worldwide temp 58deg F

What was the September temperature 136 years ago? 150 years ago?

What was the September temperature in Antarctica 135 years ago?

Which areas of The Earth weren't the temperature measured, in September, 135 years ago. 134 years ago? 125 years ago? 100 years ago?

Why should the last 135 years, be considered Normal? Why not the years between 1600AD and 1735AD? 950AD to 1085AD? 200BC to 65BC?
46) Message boards : Politics : I have been slimed.. (Message 1589537)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Just how have we allowed Marketing to go so wrong for so long?!

There is nothing wrong with it, it is working perfectly. I'm sure the tobacco companies are looking at the age to get them started and how much cancer crap in their smoke and how much drugs to hook them and calculating a way to maximize the number of fags consumed over a lifetime. Yes, the marketing is working perfectly.

Now stop bitching about the marketing and start bitching about the real issue, the fiduciary duty to the shareholder to maximize profits at ALL costs.

Business is not a Morality Play, and shouldn't be.

How many millions of have been murdered by Religious Morality Believer's?

How many millions have been murdered by Ideology Morality Believer's?

How many millions have been murdered by Controllers, who KNOW what's best for the people.

You know the type. First they say "We must Educate The People". When that doesn't work, they institute Regulations against The People. When that doesn't work, they Pass Laws against The People. When that doesn't work they... Always has been. Always will be

Business just wants your money. Religion Believer's, Ideology Believer's, and Controller's, want your soul.
47) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1589495)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Haven't we already established mommy and daddy can have their kids stoned? What's the difference between Methylphenidate and pot?

Interesting question.

Disregarding Pot, for the moment. Are we over drugging our Children, with Prescription Drugs?
48) Message boards : Politics : Greed in Space (Message 1589490)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Governments will never get man further that it has already. Big Business alone has the willing and the resources to achieve a success in Space for humanity, and they will only do that if there are economic arguments for doing so.

The idea of a ban on mining the Moon is laughable. It may exist on paper, but in reality it has already been broken by the return of rocks to Earth by Apollo Astronauts. There are plenty of science excuses that companies could use to mine the Moon and then go .."But what should be do with the spoil?"

Tp stop it is criminal in my humble opinion. Governments should be investing heavily in finding resources of NEA's etc and encouraging companies to do the same. Only when we start to move large parts of our infrascrutcture and population off world will we start to perhaps see improvments in thing down here as we will be forced to view things differently.

After we "move large parts of our infrascrutcture and population off world":

These Colony's, after a few Decades or more, will demand Independence from 'The Mother World'. The Mother World will not accept this, and Wars of Independence will happen.

Just Human Nature and History. Nothing changes.
49) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases (Message 1589289)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
If the Nurse is correct about HER Concerns. HER Repeatedly contacting The CDC, and The CDC Repeatedly Authorizing her travels: The above comment is why she retained a lawyer.


I don't doubt that she contacted them. The question is why did she listen to them? Every nurse and doctor knows you don't travel (for any reason) if you think you may be sick. That doesn't hold for the general population (just look around the airport next time you travel, how many are coughing, sneezing, 8 1/2 month Pregnant?) Care to guess how many time I've been on an overseas flight with a pregnant woman who starts to have contractions during the 8-12 flight? There are times when you just shouldn't travel. But most people ignore these and do it anyway.

Self responsibility has been replaced by placing the blame on someone else. She knew she was sick, she knew she took Tylenol to lower her fever before she called the CDC. She had a very good idea that she was sick, but she went anyway. That last part about the tylenol really tells me that she knew what she was doing.

But that doesn't mean I don't wish her well. I hope she does get better but it sounds like she was really sick before she sought treatment. Even with the experiment drugs she has a long tough road and I hope she manages to pull through it.

Do understand what you are saying, and HER Responsibilities.

But... How could The CDC have Wrongfully Authorized her travels? What other CDC Authorized Procedures are Wrong?
50) Message boards : Politics : Are scientists crooked? (Message 1589268)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
ALL Human Organization/Groups act the same.

Personally... Someone wearing a 'White Collar', holding a 'Prestigious Position', having many 'Letters' (BA, MA, PHD) has never meant anything regarding their Ethics.

Having dealt with some of the worst slime, including those having the above:

Please don't place Them, or Organizations on 'A Pedestal'. Have a Healthy Skepticism of ALL Human's, and their Organizations..
51) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases (Message 1589260)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Apparently the young woman in question didn't understand just how deadly this virus is.

If the Nurse is correct about HER Concerns. HER Repeatedly contacting The CDC, and The CDC Repeatedly Authorizing her travels: The above comment is why she retained a lawyer.
52) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1589256)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
One has to understand that the Present Russian Government is a Criminal Enterprise. As ALL Russians Governments in History have been: Tsar, Commissar, and Putin.

The Russian Governments have never followed the 'Rule of Law'.

Forget about 'Wishful Thinking'. All Russian present/future actions must be understood it that context.
53) Message boards : Politics : Are scientists crooked? (Message 1589150)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
The environment that scientist work in makes it nearly impossible for crooked scientists to survive.

Of course depends upon what is meant by 'crooked'.

If you get money from Wealthy Corporations. Will one naturally fudge the results? Possibly. Will you survive? Possibly.

If you get Money from Wealthy Organizations (Left or Right) promoting an Agenda. Will one naturally fudge the results? Possibly. Will you survive? Possibly.

If you hold a Scientific View, which may be correct, opposing most of the Present Scientists Views, and by speaking up, will you hold yourself up to ridicule, and de-funding (No Food on The Table)? Possibly not.

Has been, and always will be.
54) Message boards : Politics : on the political correctness of political correctness (Message 1589139)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Political Correctness is stopping the Bigotry and Rudeness the Left, and hopefully all other's, believe should be stopped.

But allows what the Left believes to be Acceptable Bigotry and Rudeness.

IE: Can say Men ARE (fill-in the negative), but can't say females are...

Can say Whites are... But can't say Blacks are...

Can say Christians are... But can't say Muslims are...

The Left attempts to disguise their Acceptable Bigotry, by stating this is about some Group's Power. As if imposing, and characterizing this about an Individual of that group, isn't disgusting.

PC is an out growth of the 'Free Speech Movement' at Berkley in the 60's. This was NOT a true movement for Free Speech, against those in Authority imposing their censorship. But wanting to be able to Impose the Left's Censorship, and Acceptable Bigotry, upon the people. AKA Political Correctness.
55) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1588963)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Let's see. Visited In-Laws many times in Argentina. Argentinian born Wife owns Vineyards in Argentina (Please buy their wine - it is the best). Also owns home in Buenos Aries (Lovely City, visited many times). Visited Chile, Venezuela, Columbia, Brazil, Honduras many times. Loved Mexico, especially The Yucatan, while inspecting The Mayan Pyramids.

In addition: Lived in Havana Cuba for one year, as a boy, pre-Fidel.

Mi español es muy bueno!

You do realize that all of that is just completely irrelevant right? No wait, what am I saying, you don't or you wouldn't have posted all of that.

Мишель...

Do you realize it was in response to Es99 assertion I was living in a 'bubble', and that was my reply.

Of course you knew that. But your response was a Typical Left/Right Wing example of disinformation.

Of course you and Es99 know more about what people really think, than anyone who has either lived, or spent long times with them, while speaking in their language.

Of course you do.

Sorry I won't be able to quickly reply to another of your disingenuous posts. I am going to a lovely South Florida beach with my wife. Sitting at our favorite outdoor Café. While watching Palm Trees swaying in the Tropical Breezes, in front of Beautiful Blue Ocean Waters.
56) Message boards : Politics : Middle East Timebomb (Message 1588960)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Watching those Air Strikes WITHIN Kobane:

Would not have been done without Western (Read American) 'Boots On The Ground', directing the strikes.

Ah, so you(America that is) are solely taking the credit for being badly organised where co-ordination is concerned?

These Air Strikes were apparently done with B1 Bombers. Were they flown by Non-American Crews? Who would be 'On the ground' directing these strikes?

Only "apparently"? Isn't US intelligence up to the task then?

Was I speaking about the other strikes outside of the populated areas? No.

Did I say, or imply, others weren't involved in The Air Campaign? No.

The ONLY Western, non-Arab, Country involved, was The USA, according to the article YOU supplied.

So...

Note to myself: Stop responding the silly posts.


There have been many articles posted, with one stating that the coordination between air & ground is sorely lacking, & as you stated, the ground direction is done by yourselves, hence the impression being seen that it's "Target or Bust"

What?

Just mentioned that Air Strikes, within populated area's, need 'Boots on the Ground'. Implied nothing more.

I know I disregarding my note to myself. But I am awaiting my Wife 'finishing' her hair, before we go out.
57) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis use & Smoking (Message 1588956)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
So the problem is the governments that they have? and my point that the US has a habit of installing the governments it wants rather than the democratically elected ones has nothing to do with it.

Ok. Got it.

Es99...

Which Existing Government's were 'Installed' by The USA?

Nicaragua? The 'Old Ortega Regime' is back in power, and as corrupt as ever.

Argentina? Venezuela? Chile? Columbia? Brazil? Peru? Uruguay? Mexico? Could keep on going.

Es99...

Which ones?

Edit: Same question for Мишель. You're both living in the past, and believe these people are nothing more than USA Vassals, and have made no mistakes on their own.
58) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases (Message 1588934)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
It appears we are guessing.

Hope The Doctor's aren't. But, I don't believe they 'know' everything regarding the mode's of transmission.
59) Message boards : Number crunching : Panic Mode On (90) Server Problems? (Message 1588911)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
The Staff, on a Sunday morning... WOW!!!!

Whatever else need fixing, I can wait.

Great job!
60) Message boards : Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases (Message 1588906)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Strange... The family members show no signs of the disease?

I don't think it's strange.
Ebola does not have an airborne vector of transmission otherwise there would be orders of magnitude more infected persons.

Then it would be like flu and be a disease that would wipe a significant fraction of the earths population of humans out.

So it appears that casual family contact isn't an issue, but intimate medical contact is. Just what you have been being told. Now get over your hysterical scare.

Then what is the mode of transmission in West Africa?


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