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Comment: Re:Hmmm ... (Score 1) 118

by phantomfive (#48684829) Attached to: Sony Accused of Pirating Music In "The Interview"
Man: Would you sleep with me for a billion dollars?
Woman: Why, yes, I would!
Man: Would you sleep with me for a hundred?
Woman: Why sir, of course not! What kind of woman do you think I am???
Man: We've already established what kind of woman you are, now we're haggling over price!

In other words, you've presented a quantitative distinction, not a qualitative distinction.

Comment: Re:False Summary - Haigh Agrees with Knuth's Thesi (Score 1) 138

Yep, the whole article is basically "we couldn't make any money if we actually wrote history about the thing you're interested in, so... tough tits"

Which isn't true......or rather, maybe they couldn't, but a more competent writer surely could.

Comment: Re:Density vs fractures (Score 3) 110

by phantomfive (#48671523) Attached to: Scientists Say the Future Looks Bleak For Our Bones

we know that dairy product consumption is correlated with higher density and fractures. There is no consensus on how to explain that,

If you're talking about this study, there is no consensus that milk causes fractures other than "looks interesting, more study needed." Even the authors say that.

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