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Comment Re:backwards premise (Score 1) 109

Well, I sometimes tend to over do things and it is hard to say what affects the most. I don't drink or smoke at all (I did before) and I eat super healthy now. I try to follow all the health regulations and make sure I get all the micronutrients. I guess pushing yourself to the limits might be the biggest thing, mentally and physically. The extreme stress combined with adequate rest and meditation. It has been something like ten years since I started to clean my act, little by little it started to happen.

Morning people are generally boring bastards.

Yes we are! Before I was interesting but the world felt boring, now I'm boring but the world feels interesting.

Comment Re:backwards premise (Score 1) 109

I don't think anybody is a morning person. I think a lot of people drag themselves out of bed because they have shizz to do. the difference between them and others is that others don't drag themselves out of bed.

Cleaning my living habits made me a morning person. Not bragging, just saying. I just naturally started waking up earlier and going to bed earlier too. I do not feel superior to others. Stupidity, on other hand, appear in both groups. We all have equal amount of hours in day, who cares in which order they get used.

Comment Re:Already here - it feels unfair to some (Score 1) 412

Many Americans and not only see that as unfair approach (also applies to systems such as universal healthcare), since people who work are paying for those who don't.

Giving free money to the poor is good thing in so many ways. It takes power away from the corporations, since you aren't so dependant from the work you do. It is also believed that low differences in income is the reason behind peaceful society. It also may be that one day you face so many problems that you spiral to the bottom and are in need for help.

If I had to choose between US and European way of doing things, I take European way 99/100 times.

Comment Re:Tons and tons of paid posters here (Score 1) 256

I believe that humankind can change climate and I have courage to reveal my stupidity. So, please educate me. As far as I understand climate should be warming. If we are coming from ice age to warmer age, it should not be surprise that climate is getting warmer, right? I also have read that CO2 levels were affected in past, in addition to all other symptoms that we see.

I'm sure that I'm the idiot here and smart scientist are for sure included these and more in their reasoning. Still, that one chart that is usually used as prove, the one with CO2 rising alongside with temperature, is not enough to convince me.

I can't understand this but I'm all for being more environment-friendly.

Comment Re:Only if you Exclude Technological Limits (Score 1) 288

I think creationism could be treated as scientific theory and since it has been proven impossible it can be forgotten, but it is valid theory.

I always think science as process that leads to increase of knowledge from our existence or surroundings. Science can be divided to subcategories as models and theories but it is all science for me. Since it's all semantics options are either redefine science to include models that can not be tested or use some other word. Despite everything here String Theory has potential being important as is and as part of the scientific process it is definitely important.

Comment Re:Increase productivity?? (Score 1) 446

Then look at the countless number of people who have had their lives wrecked by it and not only those who were taking it.

Amphetamine can make you cleverer, in short term. However large dosages and cumulative body damage will reduce your abilities in long run. I bet the biggest problem here was the dosage and long term side effects, and I think it is easier to keep dosage in check with LSD than amphetamine.

Pushing your body over the natural limit might not be easy. However it is intriguing idea to be able to do that. I have heard many times said from coffee that it does leave you with some net profit. I'm not 100% sure what is meant by this, but I guess that as long as you are able to rest back your "loan" and recover fully before next boost you should be find.

So if all LSD's health risks are related to large dosages it could theoretically work. Unfortunately, usually this kind of thing just don't work well on long term.

Comment Re:LOL (Score 1) 418

Yes, but I still believe that they are a minority and consider them as few bad apples in a batch. You can take any group of people and always some percentage of them are evil. This was exactly my point. Unfortunately they get to be on the rampage too long before they are caught, but they are caught sooner or later. I still encourage to catch as many criminals as possible before letting them in.

Comment Re:LOL (Score 1) 418

And what do you do with immigrants that do not want to conform to the norms of the parent country?

Most of the immigrants want to live decently. Even ones that come because of better welfare. Few of them already have high education, many of them are willing to learn. They are not only stealing jobs, but also creating new ones as they spend.

These people do not differ from the people already living in whatever country. Sure there is some cultural differences but deep down we are all the same. It makes no sense except different kind of behavior when it comes to rules.

Certain percentage is always hostile, this is also true among locals. There is no reason to think that different kind of control is needed.

Sure these people need a lot of support at the beginning. The thing that slows down integration most is the idiocy and attitude of locals. If you are not friendly, do not except immigrants to respect you. Most of the problems with immigrants are caused by locals.

In the long run, it does not matter why people came to the country. All people are workforce that increases GDP, at least statistically. Governments can think farther then one generation, grandchildren of immigrants will be well integrated and willing to want all the stuff we want and they need to work to get it.

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