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Comment: Re:Established science CANNOT BE QUESTIONED! (Score 1) 719

by spads (#48635107) Attached to: Skeptics Would Like Media To Stop Calling Science Deniers 'Skeptics'
The function for reccommending caution contains more than just a member for truth vs falsehood. It also contains a member for risk. If the coefficient of truth is high, but the coefficient of risk remains low, the reccommendation for caution still might be low. However, if the truth is moderate and the risk is very high, caution well might be reccommended.

Comment: Sheesh, this is a no-brainer! (Score 1) 221

by spads (#48634929) Attached to: Hackers' Shutdown of 'The Interview' Confirms Coding Is a Superpower
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Thursday that the Obama Administration is viewing the Sony attack as a "serious national security matter" and is considering a range of possible options as a response, which could turn things into a contest of U.S. Superpower vs. Coding Superpower.


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