Nonsense. The guest interviews were certainly not scripted. His quick wit, knowledge of current events, historical expertise, and the courteous manner in which he made his disagreements (with his guests) are not easily replaced. So much more than "delivery" must be considered when selecting his replacement.
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You are correct only by stating the obvious fact that we don't/can't know...but the math, and the theory both suggest that a spaceless/timeless condition existed before the initial event. The trick we all play on ourselves when we visualize "an empty void" is just a reflection of our inability to see in our mind's eye what a spaceless/timeless condition "looks" like. But an empty void is most certainly a mental cheat and not what current theory suggests was there "before".
And somehow that's not a big bang?
No...before the "Big Bang" there was no void. Before the "Big Bang" there was no time. I know it's hard for us to visualize, but that's what the theory describes.
we will buy anything. Every time we come close to market saturation in the latest Video display resolution and the accompanying disc/digital library, they come out with something new...that we all just have to own. I once worked in R&D for a global consumer electronics company...this has all been planned out, decades in advance because...suckers!
little bugs in the blood. What absolute dreck. JJ will need to try really hard to do worse than that...
Global Climate Change is not a hoax. Whew, glad that's settled.
exactly is the byproduct? Is the kerosene completely consumed? If not, what does it change into, and is it usable, or does it become a deadly poison? I read the article but missed that part.
You clearly do not understand the scientific method. The more you whine about being picked on, the more you demonstrate your ignorance about the scientific process. I'll just state again that Science does not take "sides". You either understand that statement or you don't...
No...My point is that science is not on any "side" Your ignorance is showing.
And the last thing either side is going to display is a touch of humility. Useful though that might be.
Well...just how often do scientists need to say "the scientific method compels us to observe, collect and analyze data, and revise our theories when those observations and data require us to do so"? Revising theories, refining our understanding, and being intellectually, is not humility. It's part of the scientific process. The deniers have other motivations.
No, I saw that memo. Last winter's polar vortex caused lake ice to return to levels not seen in decades.
No...my point was that there has never been a cell observed mutating into cancer after exposure to smoke. The same level of "proof" that climate change deniers seem to be demanding. Reasonable people accept the link in spite of the lack of such proof.
and there is no conclusive proof that cigarette smoking causes lung disease. No, really, there has never been an observation of a cell mutating after exposure to a puff of smoke. The evidence is only statistical. And yet... reasonable people can accept that the odds are that smoking is unhealthy, in spite of the lack of "hard" scientific proof. Proof of the kind that Climate Change Deniers seem to be demanding. Arctic ice that is 60% thinner than it was when our first nuclear sub crossed under it in the 60s, Old photos of curling (that obscure shuffle board type sport) on fjords that haven't frozen over in decades, the no longer needed fleet of ice breakers on our Great Lakes, fauna found further and further north every year, tree rings, ice cores, historical records...all prove...nothing...but still, reasonable people can conclude that there is a link between our draining of the carbon sinks, and greenhouse warming. It's really not a stretch is it?
Well, I just went through this..at Lowe's. There are CFL's whose packaging specifically states they can be dimmed, and CFL's whose packaging makes no such claim. Ditto with the Dimmer switch's packaging...
Not all dimmer switches are rated for CFL bulbs either. It seems that you need to pay attention to the packaging when purchasing both the bulbs and the switches. Some old dimmers will need to be replaced if CFL bulbs are to be dimmed.