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Comment Re: Science != Biomedical Research (Score 1) 444

It's not the first time I see physics researchers criticise others fields for not being as strict as theirs. They usually have a tendency to oversimplify the other fields without taking in consideration practical factors such as the impossibility to obtain large samples or repeat an experiment many times in the exact same conditions.

Comment Re: And OP is retarded. (Score 1) 335

This is because you associate capitalism with evil: in many cases debt can be a useful tool. For a rich entrepreneur it can allow to diversify his exposure to a single business without realising the capital gain tax for example. For people with good ideas, it allow to allocate the capital to something with a higher return on investment. This is why finance is actually useful, it allows some allocation of money more efficiently than if you tried to do it with a single entity which becomes invariable corrupt. The post above my previous reply is totally oblivious to the fact that many of the recent changes in the last centuries are probably more due to modern economy and liberalism allowing the economy to flourish and scientific progress to be made.

"Sometimes insanity is the only alternative" -- button at a Science Fiction convention.

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