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Comment: Re:No matter how much power we gave them ... (Score 1) 319

by neoritter (#48792015) Attached to: MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack

I said "easier time" not that it'd necessarily work. Whether Lindbergh actually conducted credible scientific research on the matter is moot, eugenics was a very popular notion among scientists and intellectuals in general at the time. I mention Lindbergh because he was a American cultural icon and science promoter in that period of time. And in some ways a scientist himself, he created the first heart pump. His conversion, for lack of a better word, into the cult of eugenics started with his interaction with Dr. Alexis Carrel a surgeon who helped him on the heart surgery issue.

I'm not saying science caused the Holocaust. I'm just saying there's a more solid argument that "science" was more involved than Christianity was.

Comment: Re:No matter how much power we gave them ... (Score 1) 319

by neoritter (#48777275) Attached to: MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack

The Nazis, and German public by association, weren't doing it because Christianity said to do it. You'd have an easier time arguing that they did it due to science. It was an in thing to research racial science. Charles Lindberg himself, one of the most influential Americans of the time had supported the notion of racial purity (from a scientific stand point). You can find plenty of things in history to throw out for Christianity. No reason to Godwin the discussion and try to pin Nazism, or more specifically the Holocaust, on Christianity.

Comment: Re: It's political correctness that LIE to the peo (Score 1) 319

by neoritter (#48776939) Attached to: MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack

No.
Wikitionary:

Coined in 1943 by Raphael Lemkin (1900–1959), a Polish-Jewish legal scholar, to describe what the Nazis perpetrated against the Jewish people in the Holocaust[1]. From the stem of Ancient Greek (génos, “race, kind”) or Latin gns (“tribe, clan”) (as in genus), + -cide (“killing, killer”).

Comment: Re:Free Beating (Score 1) 117

by neoritter (#48775277) Attached to: The Luxury of a Bottomless Bucket of Bandwidth For Georgia Schools

Albeit unlikely, the question is still valid. We're not talking a huge drop. But enough that the spending is outpacing the revenue, etc. The spending on this network would feasibly grow overtime, that means the revenues from the lottery need to grow as much as well over time. So even a drop in growth.

Comment: Re:Parameter mismatch (Score 1) 83

by neoritter (#48775051) Attached to: Analysis of Spacecraft Data Reveals Most Earth-like Planet To Date

In any case, none of these heavenly bodies care at all what we call them, and nothing we say can influence their properties or behavior.

Except, it being a moon informs about the potential properties and behavior of the object. A moon has properties that decreases the likelihood of life forming on it.

Comment: Re:Pointless classification. (Score 1) 83

by neoritter (#48758395) Attached to: Analysis of Spacecraft Data Reveals Most Earth-like Planet To Date

Gas giants usually occur outside the "Goldilocks" zone. So those moons would be ice cold. Ignoring that. You have a object that is not always being hit by the sun, as the moon would be going through the planet's shadow. And then, you have that moons tend to be tidally locked to the planet.

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