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Comment: Re:Did a paid shill write this summary? (Score 2) 171

by paiute (#49605471) Attached to: NASA Gets Its Marching Orders: Look Up! Look Out!

Funnily enough, Darwin followed the scientific process when he went to the Galapagos and attempted to DISPROVE his own theory. What he found there REINFORCED IT. THAT is how science of discovery is done!

Well, since evolution is wrong, and Darwin couldn't disprove it, that proves that he was a bad scientist, which proves that his theory of evolution is wrong. QED.

Comment: Re:More religious whackjobs (Score 1, Interesting) 254

by paiute (#49602541) Attached to: Native Hawaiian Panel Withdraws Support For World's Largest Telescope

if the USA officially endorsed the philosophy that "might makes right" your ideas would have some standing. But we do not.

Have you seen our national seal? An eagle with arrows and olive branches. We dictate the terms of peace because we have the weapons to do so.

Comment: Re:Translation: (Score 5, Insightful) 624

by paiute (#49584171) Attached to: Disney Replaces Longtime IT Staff With H-1B Workers

Bernie Sanders the man that brought on the housing crisis with his misguided anti redlining legislation ? Pro Tip here, if you can't afford a loan you can't afford a loan.

Yes, the elderly Senator from a small state with no party to back him up literally took control of our entire economy and wrecked it single-handed while Wall Street executives and billionaires stood helplessly by wringing their hands.

Comment: Re:Just my take (Score 4, Insightful) 368

by paiute (#49575835) Attached to: Who Owns Pre-Embryos?

The woman apparently has said that she will not be demanding any support or anything more from the father.

Except that her agreeing to this now means nothing if circumstances change. If she falls on hard times in the future, the state may then go after the father for child support no matter what the couple agreed to previously.

Comment: Re:sage (Score 1) 352

by paiute (#49558985) Attached to: The Future Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

In college you could have a professor that was terrible and EVERYONE told the dean he was terrible but even then they didn't do anything about it.

Because professors are there to do research and bring in grant money for the university. They are not hired nor are they evaluated on their teaching skills. Tenure is determined by funding.

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