Obviously it all depends on the sample, however it is not a method for crackpots, if used correctly. It proved useful a few times.
They have a leading system now.
Third out of three is "having a leading system" now? At least original Xbox was second.
The total Islamic population of France is probably under 10% - the total African and Islamic-descended population is under 15%. Even if ALL of those people wanted Sharia, they would be a tiny minority. I'm calling you on your thesis.
And so what? Those who wanted a theocracy during the Iranian revolution were a minority, still Iran became a theocracy. Same stuff for the Arabian Spring. Mussolini became prime minister with just 35 members of parliament on a total of 535. The Bolsheviks, despite their name, were a minority in the revolutionary forces. The sheer numbers do not matter, but being vocal matters, laissez-faire matters: religious and political extremism in Europe is on the rise.
GPL "steals" code from BSD = your wife cheats on you and you feel ashamed because you know it and there's little you can do about it.
Close source "steals" code from BSD = your wife cheats on you and everybody knows and laughs at you, but you don't know so you're happy.
For some reason BSD zealots prefer the latter situation and don't know why everybody laughs at them.
The FCC 'advice' is based on supposition, not science.
Yeah, but science is all based on suppositions.
It goes like this. A -> B (RF causes local heating) B -> C (Local heating causes disease)
So A -> C (RF causes disease)
But A -> C was shown not to be true, and B -> C has never been established, but given the A->C thing, is almost certainly not true.
You made it too easy. First, it may not be as simple as A->B->C; second there's more than heating: "The International Agency for Research on Cancer Exit Disclaimer (IARC), a component of the World Health Organization, has recently classified radiofrequency fields as “possibly carcinogenic to humans,” based on limited evidence from human studies, limited evidence from studies of radiofrequency energy and cancer in rodents, and weak mechanistic evidence (from studies of genotoxicity, effects on immune system function, gene and protein expression, cell signaling, oxidative stress, and apoptosis, along with studies of the possible effects of radiofrequency energy on the blood-brain barrier)."
I concur that right now it is idiotic to demonize/fear cellphones because they could cause cancer (or other health problems), however it's equally idiotic being dismissive about it. We know well what happened with asbestos and papilloma virus.