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Comment: They didn't really have a choice. (Score 1) 580

by Agent0013 (#48625729) Attached to: Reaction To the Sony Hack Is 'Beyond the Realm of Stupid'
The theaters already said they would not show it. So what is Sony to do? Release it anyway with only showing in obscure theaters and it gets bad box office earnings, or don't release it until next year sometime when everything has blow over and it can get a shot at a normal opening weekend.

Comment: Re:What the hell is wrong with Millennials?! (Score 1) 465

by Agent0013 (#48602359) Attached to: Peru Indignant After Greenpeace Damages Ancient Nazca Site
Nothing makes me angrier than the cops that shoot first and ask questions later. But according to the coroner's report, the thug was never shot from behind. Plus, 9 black witnesses reported that he was charging the officer during the last of the shots fired.

Comment: Re:Dark matter and the sniff test (Score 1) 85

by Agent0013 (#48600693) Attached to: Deflating Claims That ESA Craft Has Spotted Dark Matter

The very gasses that the say separated out from the galaxies have the ability to cause the bending of light also. It is just like refraction through a medium like glass, but there is no solid boundary that it passes through. Instead it has a varying index of refraction which leads to the very same bending of light that has been attributed to the dark matter that they keep saying is there. The bullet cluster isn't quite the nail in the coffin that the news will put it out as.

To me it sounds like a little circular reasoning. Physicists were looking for an aether and couldn't find one. Einstein comes along and explains that one isn't needed because of relativity. He first adds then removes the cosmological constant. We find things expanding too much so add the cosmological constant back in by the process of dark energy which supposedly involves vacuum energy of the aether, so we have added that back in also. And now we need dark matter to fix gravity also. So the need to get rid of the aether has led us around to putting it back in. Perhaps we went astray someplace back then and are heading off in the wrong direction.

I'm not trying to say I know more than the people working on this. I find it interesting either way though. But I have seen examples of scientists following the wrong trail for a while before it gets figured out. We are just starting to understand that the whole fat makes you fat thing was bad science and isn't really true. And we are all told the pyramids are tombs when no mummys have ever been found in one. No frescas or writing of the person buried there either like in all the other tombs of that time. Some guy in the past makes some claim and everyone buys it for quite a long time before it gets figured out that we took a wrong turn back then.

Comment: Re:Your "data" doesn't prove vaccines are bad (Score 1) 1051

by Agent0013 (#48584367) Attached to: Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements?
Did you even look at the links? What a fuckwit! They see the silent carrier in studies where the test subjects were vaccinated. And you then say it doesn't happen. What a asshole. And right there in the CDC page, 8x more likely, and you bump that up to 20 for whatever fuck reason your stupid little sheep brain thinks!?! They also say the unvaccinated are not the cause of the outbreaks. But you can't understand such simple language as that because it isn't put into terms of how many terr'ists are out to get you!!!! Go crawl under a rock somewhere you dumb ass!

Comment: Re:Wooping cough on the rise not related to vaccin (Score 1) 1051

by Agent0013 (#48583397) Attached to: Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements?

If you don't get the booster, you run the risk of getting the disease and dying.

Nice way to fall for the lies. Everything is just soo dangerous and trying to kill you. The terrorists are full of these diseases and we must let the TSA inject shit into everybody who walks down the sidewalk.

So you are saying, what, because some vaccines Are not permanent, why bother getting it?

According to the CDC's site: Even though children who haven't received DTaP vaccines are at least 8 times more likely to get pertussis than children who received all 5 recommended doses of DTaP, they are not the driving force behind the large scale outbreaks or epidemics. However, their parents are putting them at greater risk of getting a serious pertussis infection and then possibly spreading it to other family or community members. So it isn't the unvaccinated that are the problem.

In a study done by Oxford University for all pertussis outbreaks in San Rafael California between March and October 2010, 81% were completely up to date on their vaccinations, 8% were unvaccinated, and 11% were partially vaccinated. So people are hyping up the fear for something that isn't even the problem. If you want a prevention, then you need to focus on making a better vaccine, not forcing more people to take risks for something that is ineffective.

That is not how viruses work. If you are immunized the virus gets killed by your immune system and you do not become a "carrier".

And here we have a completely ignorant statement from someone who wants to tell me what to put into my body. Here are some links to the evidence that you do become an unknown carrier after getting the pertussis vaccine. Acellular pertussis vaccines protect against disease but fail to prevent infection and transmission in a nonhuman primate model and Whooping Cough Study May Offer Clue on Surge

Comment: Re:Wooping cough on the rise not related to vaccin (Score 1) 1051

by Agent0013 (#48583121) Attached to: Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements?
Yeah, but the vaccinated people can carry the bacteria and spread it to others without even knowing. The people who don't get vaccinated know they have it and can stop spreading it around. Also, once you get sick for real, you are immune for life. The vaccine wears off after ten years and you can get sick anyway.

Comment: Re:No (Score 1) 1051

by Agent0013 (#48582969) Attached to: Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements?
Yeah, and all those people who get vaccinated and then go into nursing homes years later should also be held criminally liable too. With whooping cough, the vaccinated people can still get the bacteria and carry it. So they infect all the elderly and immune compromised individuals while the unvaccinated will know when they are sick and can stay out of the nursing homes and day care centers.

Comment: You got to watch out for these outbreaks! (Score 1) 1051

by Agent0013 (#48582873) Attached to: Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements?
When you actually look into the details of some of these outbreaks it isn't what it is sold as. In past outbreaks of whooping cough, most of the people getting sick and spreading it around were vaccinated. So the spread this news that there is an outbreak and we need more vaccination when the vaccination we already have isn't working anyway. It's just another ploy to take more freedoms away and force you to receive and pay for things whether you want them on not.

Comment: Re:Fire all the officers? (Score 1) 515

by Agent0013 (#48582689) Attached to: Once Again, Baltimore Police Arrest a Person For Recording Them

It keeps happening because they can get away with it. The solution is to start a "See a cop, film a cop" campaign

I guess that isn't bad. I would be happier with a "See a cop, Shoot a cop" campaign though. They put our lives in danger so it is only self defense to try to kill them.

Comment: Re:Fire all the officers? (Score 1) 515

by Agent0013 (#48582655) Attached to: Once Again, Baltimore Police Arrest a Person For Recording Them

they do a dangerous job and are constantly in situations where "right" and "wrong" often come down to split second decisions. Occasionally they are going to screw up

The cop should never be firing first only to find out later that it was just a little kid with a toy. The cops job is to put his life on the line to protect the rest of society. When he is killing innocent members of society to protect his own life then things are working the wrong way around. Any cop that shoots an innocent person should be killed in the center of town by guillotine or some other very public method with no trial or chance of parole. If they get shot at first, then they have the right to shoot back.

Perhaps they should all have their guns taken away from them. Doesn't that work for the cops in the UK? Obviously they can go back to the station if there is some situation that needs a shoot-out. It's like the policy of not chasing a speeding car some departments have as that just puts the public in danger. If criminals don't have to worry about being shot, they don't have to try shooting at the police as often.

Comment: What can we do to curb the problem? (Score 2, Insightful) 515

by Agent0013 (#48581153) Attached to: Once Again, Baltimore Police Arrest a Person For Recording Them

If the police are going to break the law and become criminals, then we need vigilante justice to bring them to terms. The current systems in place don't hold them to account. If an officer is shot for any reason it should be automatically considered self defense and completely justified. If I need to worry about any interaction with a thug in blue being dangerous for my life, then preemptive killing of all thugs in blue is the only way to stay safe. They can't stay within the law, then they need to be taken out of the population.

I truly do feel a bit of joy every time I hear about a cop being killed. They have been out of control for far too long. And don't even try to say they aren't all bad. If the good ones aren't turning in their buddies for the crimes they see being committed or even arresting them, then they are bad too. It stands to reason if you turn in your fellow officers your work place will be very uncomfortable and you will not get the back up from others when you need it. So even the "good" ones turn bad when they are complicit in the crimes going on around them.

Comment: Re:These stupid ass one shot coffee makers (Score 1) 270

by Agent0013 (#48576569) Attached to: Keurig 2.0 Genuine K-Cup Spoofing Vulnerability

I'm not a Keurig fan by any stretch. I use a french press at home. But you seem to lack any sort of creative imagination. Here's the alternate story.

Ever have a group of people over who would like some coffee? Sow now instead of each person getting to brew the coffee variety of flavor or decaf level that they would like in an individual cup, you have to brew many full or partial full pots of coffee so people can be happy. Or you just say screw you to your guests and make them drink the fully caffeinated super dark roast because that is what you like, and they can just suck it!

Basically, the group of people is when the Keurig is most handy. Each person can have their own flavor. And when you want a second cup you don't have to worry about the pot being cold or stale. It is a new brew right in your cup.

My in-laws have one and we use it when visiting. The second place I have found it to be handy is my new place of work. Nothing is supplied but the brewer. Rather than have a coffee fund or something each person just gets their own pods and cream or sugar as they desire. Works pretty well for ease of managing.

Comment: Re:Clarification (Score 1) 135

by Agent0013 (#48573961) Attached to: Rosetta Results: Comets "Did Not Bring Water To Earth"

- The planet Theia *collided* into the Earth. A certain amount of the debris coalesced into the moon.

Is it know for sure that the collision would have completely liquefied the planet? It makes some logical sense that the impact hitting on one side of the planet would have produced or left a bulge on the other side. This could be where Pangaea came from then. Obviously if the entire planet became liquefied then there would be no bulge. But if a portion of it was left as a crust it could be an explanation for how the continents started out as one super continent so long ago.

The first time, it's a KLUDGE! The second, a trick. Later, it's a well-established technique! -- Mike Broido, Intermetrics