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Comment: Re:Did Diamond Lil fart in the nunnery? (Score 1) 179

by Eunuchswear (#49605547) Attached to: NASA Gets Its Marching Orders: Look Up! Look Out!

Climate records from the unredacted data show an entirely different picture. We're on the rising edge of a cycle of temperature swings. The rising side of a long, 800 year cycle on top of a shorter and shallower 220-year cycle

Mathturbation. Where's your physical model.

Someone clearly forgot about the little hiccup called the Industrial Revolution


nd that annoying white blob called the Sun which itself exhibits wild temperature variations of upwards of +/-1500C at the photosphere?

Please demonstrate a correlation between any solar parameter and the current temperature trends. Remember -- no causation without correlation.

Comment: Re:Hahah (Score 1) 244

Splendid, and you will pay the absurd amounts of money necessary to keep him shuttling between the courts, prison and probation for the rest of his life.

American justice -- the second biggest demonstration of the broken window fallacy since Operation Iraqi Freedom.

So what are the alternatives? Shoot him? Or set him free with a book of matches and some printer paper?

Slight failure of imagination on your part there.

Comment: Re:Did Diamond Lil fart in the nunnery? (Score 2) 179

by Eunuchswear (#49604541) Attached to: NASA Gets Its Marching Orders: Look Up! Look Out!

So in summary, not a paid shill, but a dyed in the wool "climate skeptic". It got cold this winter, so much for global warming huh!

One liner portrayal of me FAIL. Since we are using an ancient threaded discussion board scarcely evolved from USENET and there is no keyword based contextual linking it takes a diligent effort to find out where someone stands on something, and why. Sometimes it is worth the effort. You have to do a lot of reading. You'd have to follow back in time to discover that I do have a position on the subject that is not as simple as you describe. Usually I just don't mention it.

Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.
~Robert Benchley

And since your "position on the subject" is the delusional:

Temperature has not risen.

you are a dyed in the wool "climate skeptic"

Comment: Re:Most Linux distros ship with malware by default (Score 2, Insightful) 180

Yes, you're right, anti-systemd people are not all insane, but some of the most vocal of them are.

(And it's not just good old "I want to marry 12 year old girls" MikeeUSA, there are also the "systemd will eat your ouput" loons, the "systemd is an NSA plot" obsessives, the "systemd is an end run around the GPL" tin-foil hatters...)

UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because that would also stop you from doing clever things. -- Doug Gwyn