I'd like to hear a good explanation why this isn't just self-reinforcing groupthink. For every 10 genuine facts, you'll see some widely quoted falsehood like "1 in 5 women on college campuses is sexually assaulted" promoted by Google as a fact. These kinds of bogus statistics are very common.
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Sounds bad for rich people with beach houses. Won't somebody think of the rich people with beach houses?!!
Many things may be possible at some time in the future. But I was responding to a post that specifically mentioned "50 years from now".
Exaggerating climate change to alarm people isn't working. Stop doing it. If you want people to take the threat seriously, be honest.
If you just want to troll people, divide people, and score petty political points for your side until the next issue gives you a new opportunity, then keep it up.
Do you think they're panicking there? Or do you think they know how to live comfortably on land that's below sea level?
Sea levels rise about 2-3mm per year when you're not using your imagination.
What about the other 7b
What do you mean "what about" them? If you have a point, what's your point? If you have a question, articulate it.
Your idea that most of the world's population leads backward, benighted lives is about 20 years out of date. Prosperity is widespread.
It's not going to be too bad. Think about it. We all have handheld computers that are continuously connected to essentially all the world's information. We have the ability to shape our world as never before in history. People move across and between continents routinely. The advantages of modern life make otherwise catastrophic problems into mere inconveniences.
And that's now. This article wants you to worry about hundreds of years in the future. We can expect technological progress to continue to improve things for us unless some sort of government totalitarianism puts an end to it.
What are the facts? The 332-page plan they voted on hasn't been released yet. If it has been, please link to it.
On the other hand:
- Dietary cholesterol is bad for you.
- Coffee is bad for you.
- Eggs are bad for you.
- Margarine is good for you.
- Eat 9-11 servings of carbs per day.
- Vaccines cause autism.
- GMOs are frankenfoods.
- Stomach ulcers are caused by stress.
- Dietary sodium is bad for you.
- Reefer madness
- 55 Saves Lives
- Repressed memories
- Rule of thumb
- One in five women on college campuses are sexually assaulted
Stop trying to use Science as an excuse to have the government bully people. Leave people alone to live their lives the way they choose, regardless of Science and the latest elite "consensus" about The Right Way for everyone to live.
There are ultimately limits to this, of course. But the people who want to use the government to bully everyone don't seem to recognize any principled limits on their side. So the other side shouldn't preemptively concede any limits either.
Maybe someday we won't have to deal with so much destructive extremism from so many people.
This is how we got rid of red light cameras in San Diego. It became an issue in the mayoral race and soon after the election they were gone.
If Chicago had legitimate elections, they might be able to solve some of their government-related problems too.
Sony is a huge company with a lot of divisions. These articles are written from a western tech consumer point of view. Western tech consumers don't know about the non-consumer, non-tech, or non-western-facing business that Sony has.
Rather than reading this article, find something better to do with your time.
"Should we still do this, even if 0.5% of our customers might use a workaround?" Or is the answer so obvious that no one bothered to bring it up at all?
You would have lost that bet every time in history. The humans always win.
Yeah. Missing option: "I'm a fan of music, not audio."