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Comment Re:Michelson-Morley were wrong. Ether exists (Score 1) 426

Did you just equate space to vacuum? Did you just imply transparent media are outside space?

BTW, spacetime can be bent, compressed, stretched, it can be squeezed into a singularity. Is there any solid rule that states it can't, given the right conditions, have discontinuities?

MM were looking for THE medium through which EM waves propagate. They made some completely wrong assumptions as to the expected nature of that medium. Yes, what they assumed it to be doesn't exist. Which doesn't mean the medium doesn't exist, merely that it's quite different than their expectations.

It may be boiling down to a semantic argument - which doesn't mean the argument is invalid or wrong. Meanwhile refusing to accept an argument may be correct merely on basis that it may be semantic is outright wrong.

Comment Re:Michelson-Morley were wrong. Ether exists (Score 1) 426

A very lousy comparison implying red doesn't exist.

Space has quite enough properties to be considered 'a medium'. Only our lack of ability to detect anything more 'voidy' keeps the insistence that it's to be treated as a void, lack of anything. In reality it can be warped, like a tensor field, it can carry quite a few other fields, even matter can spontaneously manifest out of it. In light of the increasing number of features that can be assigned to any (empty) point of space, insisting space can't be qualified as a kind of medium becomes pure stubbornness.

Or - can light propagate through anything else than space?

Comment Re:Michelson-Morley were wrong. Ether exists (Score 1) 426

Yeah, the point completely flew over your head.

But let me bite: Rename 'space' to 'aether'. Apply special and general relativity rules normally; that kills the idea of preferred frame of reference - one important point where Michaelson and Morley were wrong. Anything else about aether still doesn't check out?

Comment Re:You can't be fucking serious. (Score 1) 662

Yep, reasonable method, unreasonable amount.

If they could charge e.g. $0.05 per article - pre-purchase 20 article tokens, you can read the preview for free and access the rest by spending a token. That way if I spend every day reading new articles, I'll even get over that $1. If I read less than 20 articles per year, $1 covers a year.

Comment Re:I want to go first party. What should I read? (Score 1) 662

Also: Charge as much as you need to cover the costs of your site. Don't try to make a fortune on it, and the slippery slope won't happen.

When you begin considering options for automatic ad placement on your site without you personally reviewing each ad, it means you lost the purpose somewhere along the way.

Comment Re: Ok. (Score 1) 662

Herpes.

Something that is curable with a lot of effort and possibly expense, doesn't kill anytime soon but is very inconvenient, can infect others who interact with you, and will kill you eventually if not treated for long enough, with your condition continuously deteriorating.

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