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Comment: Re:Habeus Corpus (Score 1) 332

by Drethon (#49518889) Attached to: Update: No Personhood for Chimps Yet
Agreed but even with humans when we have a better understand of what they would want, we still end up with situations where a person's last request conflict with what the legal guardian demands. Sounds even more convoluted when we try to figure out what chimps want.

I'm not saying they don't deserve representation but that representation is a very confusing situation.

Comment: Re:Doesn't work (Score 1) 167

by Drethon (#49510401) Attached to: ISS Could Be Fitted With Lasers To Shoot Down Space Junk
If the object is overtaking the ISS it can just heat the facing side up on approach, if the ISS is overtaking the object the ISS can heat up the facing side after passing it. Either should work to reduce orbital velocity, hopefully enough to drop it into the atmosphere. If my weak grasp on orbital mechanics is correct enough...

Comment: Yay Charter (Score 1) 142

by Drethon (#49493761) Attached to: How do your actual ISP speeds compare to the advertised speed?
I have some issues with their TV service, though TIVO helped with some of that, but their internet is doing very good. It used to be 30M and I'd get ~22 but now that they've updated to 60M I'm getting that and a bit more sustained. Even though their commercials make me change the channel, it seems they are actually continuously improving (at least in my area).

All syllogisms have three parts, therefore this is not a syllogism.