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Comment: Re:But but but (Score 1) 328

by Kariles70 (#48615563) Attached to: 11 Trillion Gallons of Water Needed To End California Drought
RO desal plants have to use tremendous amounts of electricity and are very expensive to build. Nuclear plants can desalinate tons of water per minute and get you all the electricity to use for anything you want, carbon free. I guess that guarantees Calif. won't use it because it would solve the problem and if that happens then you can't hold something over the people's head telling them you need more taxes, fees, etc.

Comment: Re:But but but (Score 1, Flamebait) 328

by Kariles70 (#48615559) Attached to: 11 Trillion Gallons of Water Needed To End California Drought
This problem has long been resolved. Nuclear desalination of seawater could allow the entire state to irrigate using the Pacific ocean, if they can rouse themselves out of their purple haze and think clearly. You can desalinate tons of seawater per minute and the only side effect is all the electricity you want. Of course the Ca. govt. shut down its only nuclear reactor. Some states are so stupid they just need to go away for good and California is one of them.

Comment: Re:Image Organization (Score 0) 259

by Kariles70 (#48599493) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Software For Image Organization?
Yep. Typical response from a techie that doesn't understand the question. Ask them the time and they'll try to tell you how a watch works. This way they don't get the info coming or going but the techie living in his parents basement gets to feel good about himself until its time to go back and play the Sims. He walks away thinking he impressed someone and they look at him as an imbecile, which he is.

Comment: Re:Science does not work like that (Score 1) 329

by Kariles70 (#48563031) Attached to: Warmer Pacific Ocean Could Release Millions of Tons of Methane
"We have in all likelihood seen our last snowfall. Snow will become a rare and exciting event. Children will grow up not knowing what snow looks like" Dr. David Viner of the Hadley Climate Research Center in the year 2000. Now I'm sure that some people might disagree with the accuracy of that statement (particularly if you live in Buffalo), but here its the thought that counts. Cause, consensus you see. We should not hurt their feelings by questioning the accuracy of their science. We'll just tell them it still snows, but its HOT snow. And the Great Lakes all froze solid last season and didn't melt completely until late June. That hasn't happened since 1912 but it will happen again this year just like last. Glaciers carved out the great lakes. We'll just tell them its all an illusion created by oil company lobbyists. But lets not upset them and their little hobby horse of AGW. Cause if they'll believe the globe is "hotter than its ever been before" even though they could walk outside and prove that it isn't, they'll keep believing it even if we went into a new ice age. We broke over 9700 cold records in the fall alone so telling them that will not dissuade them into being heretics of their newly invented religion.

Comment: Re:What about men going to college? (Score 1) 584

by Kariles70 (#48521747) Attached to: Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
Most of those countries are run by evil dictators who murdered their way to power. WE are not like that over here, at least for the time being. But give govt. more and more money and power and they'll do a close imitation of that. And anything they do they'll justify by "fairness" and "inclusiveness".

Comment: Re:What about men going to college? (Score 1) 584

by Kariles70 (#48521703) Attached to: Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
Because men are not considered the favored political group. When half of the entire population is marginalized by the standard political tool of 1. Marginalization -> 2. Dehumanization, then the next step is considered overdue. That is what happens when government decides who the good people are and who is to be shamed.

And government likes shoving people into groups so they can claim they're getting even with the outgroup over there who needs to pay big for being the outgroup.

Comment: Re:Can't be done. (Score 1) 584

by Kariles70 (#48521681) Attached to: Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
If my folks were trying to make me get in line with a career choice at that age I probably would have found a way to take them out using their own barbecue equipment. Wonder what this living stereotype of a father will do when he finds out she is uninterested in filling out tax forms? Call the IRS on her? I think the 4 year old is better off than the lunatic dad.

Comment: Re:Yeesh (Score 4, Insightful) 584

by Kariles70 (#48521659) Attached to: Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
Why of course! Only female brains are smaller in physical size but with more neurons closer together than a male brain and they tend to be receiving a far different chemical cocktail of hormones than a male brain. They mature earlier than a male's brain and are effected more by what they hear than what they see and vice versa for a male. They are aroused by very different things than a male brain, they interpret data, particularly spatial recognition differently, have more olfactory nerves than a male, and a whole host of other things that are very different. But other than that they are exactly the same.

Don't bother with a course in anatomy & physiology. You'd fail it due to your politics preventing you from learning.

Comment: Re:no hope for political solution (Score 1) 145

by Kariles70 (#48448015) Attached to: Prospects Rise For a 2015 UN Climate Deal, But Likely To Be Weak
Tragic is having grown adults look at the Great Lakes freeze solid and not thaw completely until late June of this year and claim the planet is "hotter than its ever been before" despite record breaking cold. It has not been that cold since 1912.
When you can deny actual observed reality because an "authority" told you to disbelieve reality you will believe anything you are told by that authority no matter how false it is. You lose the argument by hollering "denialist" at anyone that doesn't go along with the con. If the people that hurl that phrase about were told by the same authorities that Jews were causing global warming there would be another holocaust. To save the planet, of course.

Comment: Re:Not easy to go nuclear, though it's the answer (Score 1) 145

by Kariles70 (#48447981) Attached to: Prospects Rise For a 2015 UN Climate Deal, But Likely To Be Weak
The government is the last holdout against nuclear power. It is the only thing preventing us from going to 100% carbon free pollution free energy tomorrow. Even though it is safer than flying in an airplane, far safer than riding in a car or crossing the street, our government is run by environmental quacks who would like to prolong the non-problem to be able to control and manipulate gullible sheeple like they did with the Obamacare fiasco. So it won't be solved anytime soon even though it could be. If we went to nuclear tomorrow, they'd have to dream up another false boogey-man to scare the sheeple with.

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