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2. Perpetual motion is idiotic; There has never been a case of it being observed.
Said the electron to the nucleus.
My boss said he would give me a glowing referral for any one of our competitors. He's a pretty cool guy.
-Gen Y v86 signing off
I would be more comfortable with the shelters spaying / neutering wild pets in a catch and release type of program, but this method is more expensive than putting them to sleep, and the net suffering (due to the typically brutal lives that wild pets usually endure fighting disease and competing for territory and food) would actually decrease slower per dollar invested, in theory. I'd love to see some data on this, but I've been unable to find any studies that try to approach this from a purely pragmatic angle.
On the topic of euthanasia as a means of population control, is there a point at which killing one animal so another animal will suffer less worth it if the net suffering relieved is great enough, or is allowing both animals to suffer always the better choice? Is a live of misery still worth living? I still have no idea
go home to your damn USA and fix your problems
And yet, one of the USA's biggest problems is China spying on US corporations. Though, unlike China's propaganda division, I admit that the Tu Quoque fallacy is not a defense for USA's (or China's) actions.
Posted from China, Texas.
It's fantastic to have so much space reclaimed that other homes have stuffed with shelf upon shelf of books, video games, movies, and albums
I still find it strange that people would not like to have shelf upon shelf of books, games, movies and albums.
It's just a politician's hypocrisy as usual. Whenever a politician accuses you of something you can be 99% sure it is what they themselves are guilty of.
I stopped caring about being popular a long time ago.
Then why the angsty statement about not caring?
Most shootings happen at close distances, so it would fallow that non-lethal weaponry such as tazers (with projectiles) could be effective in many scenarios. The issuance of non-lethal weaponry to staff with a breif, possibly one-time training session would have a real shot at lowering classroom shooting fatalities.
It may still seem to be cost prohibitive, but how would it compare to the proposed $200M gun buyback program? Another issue could be that like with guns, the weapon could be used against the employee. However, trading potential deaths for potential injuries sounds like a win to me.