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Comment: Re:intentional (Score 2) 307

by paiute (#49616653) Attached to: No, NASA Did Not Accidentally Invent Warp Drive

Here they could have the key to warping space/time, and the first use is to putter along in orbit cheaply.

You know someone is a small scale thinker, when they miss the bus, and wish they had a Star Trek transporter device, so they could beam themselves to the next bus stop.

I don't remember the author, but I read a short story long ago about a man who invented time travel and only used it once a week to go back several decades and buy pork chops because they were really cheap.

Comment: Re:Pull the other one (Score 1) 501

by paiute (#49615875) Attached to: Recruiters Use 'Digital Native' As Code For 'No Old Folks'
You underestimate the rigid control HR departments now have over the hiring process. The days where you could call a friend with a job opening and hire them the next week are gone. The HR consultants have sold the modern corporation on a model where they are the gatekeepers and your professional scientific input backed by decades of experience is irrelevant put up against their liberal arts degree and HR after their name in the Outlook address book.

Comment: Re:Did a paid shill write this summary? (Score 2) 179

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) 276

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) 631

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) 373

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.

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