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Comment Re:Need? (Score 1) 310

Do elementary-school students really need laptops?

No, they don't. Computer have no positive effect on child brains, which develops using interactions with its environment. TVs and computers are a real threat to childs consciousness and intelligence. BTW, you may ask some Silicon Valley's gurus why they put their childs in technology free schools : http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/23/technology/at-waldorf-school-in-silicon-valley-technology-can-wait.html

Comment Re:What the hell? (Score 1) 646

HFCS can be found everywhere in food, I would like to know your numbers telling that its use has been declining. And I would also like to know how you define honey and HFCS-55 chemically. There's a lot of differences in the process to produce honey from flowers and corn syrup from... corn.

Comment Re:Correlation does not imply causation... (Score 1) 467

Your logic is flawed : dinosaurs died of environmental conditions that noone was able to change. Current global climate change exists because of our selfish and blind activity, and this is something we CAN change. If I take your logic, many humans died at Tchernobyl, due to a great sensitivity to radiations. Should we say, then, that we should have done nothing to protect these people ? BTW, doing nothing for our environment seems more and more dangerous for our proper survival (bees, mammals, trees, oceans, etc...). Do you have childs and think about their future ?

We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold. -- D.W. Robertson.