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Comment Re:Obvious deflection. (Score 1) 228 228

I'm not arguing for the sake of arguing, I'm pointing out that you're not even MAKING an argument, you're just whining with no context and no facts to back up your "regular basis" type BS remarks. And you don't like being called on it, so you just trot out another vague bit of whiny complaining designed to distract from the fact that you're unable to back up what you say.

Really, lol, you should read what you just wrote. It's pretty meaningless has nothing much to do with the original post.

So, you're willing to lump police in, say, Denmark or the US with, say, the police in China

Do you even have a point here? I linked 3 massacres by police in the US in my original post.

Comment Re: Obvious deflection. (Score 1) 228 228

for a protracted bloody firefight (guaranteed to impact more innocent people

Wrong, in a fire-fight civilians don't have to stick around - they have a chance to get away without getting killed. Not so with drones.

Drones are the weapon of cowards without morals.

Comment Re: Obvious deflection. (Score 2) 228 228

So now it's not the people killing the innocent people who are responsible!!!!!!!!!

What a stupid argument.

Naming the Dead project records the names of over 700 killed by drones in Pakistan | The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: A visualization of drone strikes in Pakistan since 2004

At what point did you supply 'authoritative numbers'?


Comment Re:So 30% of 4% is 1.2%. What is attractive here? (Score -1) 273 273

It's going to take a lot more than small changes across the board to fix our OC2 output, it requires complete changes.

And it's pointless complaining about economic cost when the cost of doing nothing is likely 20 times as much.

People in western countries have gotten used to living lifestyles that are completely unsustainable and worse many have gotten it into their thick heads that they are somehow entitled to these lifestyles like they are royalty or something. Just suggesting that people need to live their lives differently causes them to get angry and spout complete stupid crap and excuses. Humans forget, they are an animal and depend on the rest of the ecosystem to exist.

Comment Re:Intelligence is Dangerous (Score 1) 228 228

Won't be long.
The Last Time Oceans Got This Acidic This Fast, 96% of Marine Life Went Extinct

Worst Case Climate Change (2008 TED Talk)

Long story short:
350 tonnes per second of CO2 being absorbed by the ocean is acidifying it.
If we don't stop 96% of ocean life dies.
Dead life rots. Rotting life in water emits nasty toxic gases.
Also melting permafrost releases giant amounts of methane dwarfing climate warming gasses releases by humans, this causes run-away warming.
Methane clathrates under ocean also melt and release billions more tonnes of methane.
Resulting gases make air unbreathable, humans and 95% of life on earth die.

^none of this stuff is included in IPCC models YET.

Global warming is clearly happening, the permafrost is already melting, the sea is already acidifying. The human species days could well be numbered.

Acid Test: Rising CO2 Levels Killing Ocean Life | Conservation Climate

99.996% of climate scientists now say global warming is happening, not 97%.

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (10) Sorry, but that's too useful.