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What's your favorite battleground in the war on science?

Climate change is a hoax.
2 (18.2%)
Evolution never happened.
2 (18.2%)
The moon landings were all faked.
2 (18.2%)
Vaccinations can lead to autism.
4 (36.4%)
Genetically modified food is evil.
1 (9.1%)

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Offline ctc

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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #60 on: January 23, 2017, 11:19:25 AM »
But have you decided how many millions of people you're willing to be drowned in order to get you some beachfront property?
Are they immovable objects?

Where's that old thinking cap when you need it? Individually no, but as a group of hundreds of millions, yes, in practical terms. Don't forget the earth's oceans are connected. If scmathlete succeeds in getting the Atlantic coast moved near his home, the same movement will occur at every ocean coastline in the world. And he wants a quick result.
The Earth's oceans are connected?  When did this happen.   ;D  You said they would drown.  They will if they are stupid enough to stand there and watch the ocean rise over their heads without moving to higher ground.  Are you expecting the oceans to rise extremely fast so as to catch them by surprise?
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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #62 on: January 23, 2017, 02:00:21 PM »
The Earth's oceans are connected?  When did this happen.

Take a look at a globe next time you're close to one.

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Are you expecting the oceans to rise extremely fast so as to catch them by surprise?

Perhaps. It depends on how effective scmathlete's method turns out to be.
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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #63 on: January 23, 2017, 02:12:25 PM »
The Earth's oceans are connected?  When did this happen.

Take a look at a globe next time you're close to one.


Hello, McFly.  You can't recognize comedy on my part?  I mean really?
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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #64 on: January 23, 2017, 02:47:20 PM »
But have you decided how many millions of people you're willing to be drowned in order to get you some beachfront property?
I think scmathlete's statement was heavily dipped in sarcasm and not meant to be literal.
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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #65 on: January 23, 2017, 03:18:35 PM »
But have you decided how many millions of people you're willing to be drowned in order to get you some beachfront property?
I think scmathlete's statement was heavily dipped in sarcasm and not meant to be literal.

As was my reply. As was ctc's reply to my reply, unless I overestimated him. How good is this site if we can't have a little fun sometimes.
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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #66 on: January 23, 2017, 03:19:58 PM »
But have you decided how many millions of people you're willing to be drowned in order to get you some beachfront property?
I think scmathlete's statement was heavily dipped in sarcasm and not meant to be literal.

As was my reply. As was ctc's reply to my reply, unless I overestimated him. How good is this site if we can't have a little fun sometimes.
All's good.
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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #67 on: January 23, 2017, 03:41:28 PM »


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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #68 on: January 23, 2017, 05:54:55 PM »
Hard to distinguish sarcasm when the scientifically illiterate and ignornant speak.

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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #69 on: January 23, 2017, 09:37:44 PM »
In all honesty if I really thought that I had a chance at getting beachfront property (I live well over 100 miles from the Atlantic) simply by throwing my empty worn out cardboard boxes in the regular trash instead or the recycling bin ... I'd do it in a heartbeat, sell to the first decent bidder, and move like lightning to the highest mountains I can find cause we'd all be in serious trouble.

I've also heard that methane and other gasses cause tons of CO2 issues, and wondered if we could fix it by stopping with all of this vegetable eating, and just eat all of the animals that we can as fast as we can. While it may not be a good long-term solution, can you imagine how awesome it would be "saving the planet" by eating steak, with a side of chicken and bbq instead of veggies/beans, and whatnot cause "you care"

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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #70 on: January 24, 2017, 11:20:24 AM »
In all honesty if I really thought that I had a chance at getting beachfront property (I live well over 100 miles from the Atlantic) simply by throwing my empty worn out cardboard boxes in the regular trash instead or the recycling bin ... I'd do it in a heartbeat, sell to the first decent bidder, and move like lightning to the highest mountains I can find cause we'd all be in serious trouble.

I've also heard that methane and other gasses cause tons of CO2 issues, and wondered if we could fix it by stopping with all of this vegetable eating, and just eat all of the animals that we can as fast as we can. While it may not be a good long-term solution, can you imagine how awesome it would be "saving the planet" by eating steak, with a side of chicken and bbq instead of veggies/beans, and whatnot cause "you care"


Sorry... that wont work. Cow flatulence is one of the main contributors to methane gas. Looks like if we want a clear conscience, we have to eat only fish... caught from the shore or from sailboats.
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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #71 on: January 24, 2017, 12:34:59 PM »
Don't fish also have flatulence?

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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #72 on: January 24, 2017, 04:13:47 PM »
I do my part to save the planet.  I pee in the shower.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/science-save-earth-peeing-shower-190635500.html?ref=gs
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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #73 on: January 24, 2017, 06:08:31 PM »
Don't fish also have flatulence?

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Yes...but other than fish farms, which will obviously have to go as well, we arent farming them, therefore they are exempt.
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Re: Which Battleground in the War on Science?
« Reply #74 on: January 24, 2017, 07:15:09 PM »
I do my part to save the planet.  I pee in the shower.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/science-save-earth-peeing-shower-190635500.html?ref=gs

I tried that. Unfortunately, I got such bad reactions from the person taking a shower that I was obliged to stop.