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Comment Re:I don't think... (Score 4, Insightful) 411

1. the doctrine or belief that there is no God.

What a terrible definition. God isn't a well defined concept. How do you know which one it's referring to? Without bigotry to mandate what "God" is, the "definition" doesn't definite anything. It can only makes sense to someone who's a theist. For example: "the doctrine or belief that there is no Invisible Pink Unicorn". It's absolute nonsense to anyone else.

Comment Re:This is stupid ... (Score 1) 143

I think the mistake was trying to use a fixed time-period for seconds. It might work for angles, but it's a mess when it comes to variable lengths like days or years. The second should just be a fixed fraction of today or the current year, and we should give up a conflating it with a unit of time. The SI "second" is a good unit time, similar to a second, and badly named.

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