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Comment Re:Honest question (Score 2, Informative) 90

Ill give an honest response from my point of view. NOTE: I am a Unix/Linux admin and only use windows on the work desktop.

Exchange does provide better integration between things like lync, office, calendar, etc. When talking to a homogeneous environment of windows desktops. I have not seen anything that suggests it is easier to administer, or that it is more stable. I also know that you require more exchange servers than Unix MTA servers for a given load. In that I mean, if you are handling 50,000 users and over 1,000,000 emails in a 24 hour period, you are looking at multiple exchange servers. Where as I have done the above in a single Unix MTA.

So IMHO, when working with a homogeneous office environment of windows desktops. Sure go with exchange. When you have a heterogeneous environment you will have some issues. I would also not suggest that you put an exchange server on the Internet without a bunch of protection. In most cases the MTA in the DMZ is a sendmail or postfix server that is secured and relays through the DMZ to the exchange server.

Comment Re:Won't stop the moral hysteria (Score 1) 174

Read the above again, I am saying the land owner, business owner, home owner, car owner, etc. has the right. Not you and not me, We can only decide if we want to go there, or do business with them.

You are the one who seems to think you have the right to tell other people what to do with their property.

Freedom is a box. This is my box and I control it, that is your box and you control it. What I do in my box is my business and what you do in yours is your business. You can not tell me what to do in my box and I can not tell you what to do in yours.

BTW, there is no freedom from smells. Get out of NY City and onto a farm and you lean that very quickly.

Comment Solution (Score 3, Interesting) 46

"products like new and sustainable building materials; low-emission transportation fuels; and alternative chemical products that can be used to make everything from clothing and running shoes, to safer, stronger automobiles and breakthrough medicines."

Hemp sequesters more CO2 than almost all other plants at 22 tons per Hectare.

From it you can make

Building Materials
Diesel fuel
Cooking oil
The list goes on!

From some select strains of the plant you can make lots of different medicines.

Now that I have provided the answer to your question, I request that you donate the award to the repeal of these stupid drug laws.

Comment Re:Won't stop the moral hysteria (Score 1) 174

What I am saying is that you dont have the right to tell others how to live there life or how to run there business just because you want to go there.

As such, what you think are public spaces are not, they are private spaces that are used by the public and the private owners have the right to do as they see fit with their space. Just as a business has the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason they see fit.

Comment Re:Won't stop the moral hysteria (Score 1) 174

You have the right to object to it (Freedom of speech) No issue there.

Places like Restaurants, Bar's, Shopping Mall's, etc. are privately owned. IMO they have the right to decide how they want there property used. Thus they can decide to be smoking or not / and you can decide to utilize there space or not.

Outside, well if you dont like it tough shit. You dont have to stand next to me, there is lots of open space on the planet. You can move.

Comment Re:Won't stop the moral hysteria (Score 1) 174

Wow, the stupid is strong in this one.

#1 and #2 are on your own property. If you want your property to be smoke free, *thumps up* go for it, that is your right.
#3 is bull shit, driving a car is a privilege not a freedom. That is why you have a license by the state to operate it.

#4) you state: "my freedom to breathe clean air, some vaping or smoking asshole's freedumb to choke everyone around them with their poison"

Wow, just wow. You dont have a freedom to breath clean air. You can however breath all the clean air you want, on your own property and/or in your own house. There is no right to breath clean air. When you exit your house you dont get the choice. It is taken away by that car you drive, the diesel rig that passed you on the highway, The mold growing in your office A/C etc.etc.

If you dont like my smoke or vapor, you do have the right to travel so you can go somewhere else.

Comment Re:Won't stop the moral hysteria (Score 4, Informative) 174

They contain,

food grade vegetable glycerin
food grade propylene glycol
food grade Flavoring agents

Some people will use lab grade which just designates the purity of the substance.

Many point to the flavoring agents as the unknown in the mix. Most are simple essential oils extracted from the plant to provide flavoring. For example, a cool mint e-cig juice will contain a spearmint essential oil.

In most cases, finding out what is in the juice is as simple as reading the list of ingredients on the bottle or the makers website.

All of the ones I have seen stick to stuff that is consumed by people regularly. They dont want the risks of using something that is not food safe.

Comment Re:wrong quest (Score 1) 67

He said "bring the best technology to their business" Not to the masses.

Using your CNC machine example, did you choose the most expensive CNC machine with the flashiest brochure or did you research and find the one at the best cost that would do the job you needed it to do?

Your CNC machine is integral to your guitar business. Without it you can not make guitars. That makes your business dependent on it, not only working, but being reliable and stable. Making a bad purchasing decision on the CNC machine could hurt your business and destroy any chance of an ROI.

Just as making a bad decision on Computer Technology can hurt a business or destroy any chance of an ROI.

Comment Re:How is this paid for? (Score 2) 1291

GP said:

You want paid work because you want more than whatever plain rice you'd be able to afford surviving on a basic income.

Parent responded:

[...] what if the basic income was just enough to keep me comfortable with a plot of land and a small home?

So the question seems to boil down to: what happens if the basic income level allows you to live very comfortably so there is no monetary incentive to work?

1) In most places in the US, even in the rural southwest, a plot of land and a small home are not cheap. Unless you already owned them, you could probably not afford them on a basic income.

2) Prices will get set by supply and demand. Even if the price for a comfortable small home and plot of land starts out in range of those with a basic income, it will soon move out of that range.

3) Few people are content with having just enough to get by. We currently live in a very materialistic and consumerist society. Unless our society changes drastically, very few people will be content with just getting by. If you can pare down your material desires and live a very simple life then more power to you!

4) The question seems to be founded on one of the most basic premises of capitalism: that acquisition and monetization are almost the sole forms of motivation. IOW, if people don't have to work to stay alive and comfortable then they won't work.

I've known many people who have not been forced to work for a living. Some of them have been independently wealthy. Some of them have been living off of pensions or disability payments. NOT A SINGLE ONE of them has been content to sit back and do nothing useful for society. Every one of them has tried to contribute back to society. If a basic income frees up people so they can choose how they want to give back to society then the world will be a much better place than if people were forced to do demeaning, menial labor to survive.

Comment Re:Medical paywalls are medieval (Score 1) 414

It's a 300 year old one of many branches of medicine. From that school came vaccines, ergot, caffein and many more.

Google homeopathic cocoa and click images.

"Homeopathic" is a Latin word and it has a very very specific technical meaning. Do the above search and ask yourself how does it differ from an Apple?

Comment Re:History of medicine, part IV (Score 1) 414

If you don't feel that's correct please alter Wikpedia and they'll explain it to you.

This is from the medical industry's history of vaccination, this is not from any homeopathic sources, so you just disagreed with vaccine stuff.

You did this because you don't actually know a fucking thing about the subject you're attempting to discuss with somebody who has studied it
probably for longer than you've been alive.

Always check, you may not be right ad in a post Internet ra there is no excuse for this ignorance.

Comment Re:History of medicine, part IV (Score 1) 414

I've researched this for many years. It's interesting.

I wrote this from memory, not from "google searches". I use Google scholar anyway.

You have not found an incorrect premise or any flaws in he logic. You don't like it. Ok. So fucking what?

Here's the cleaned up copy I sent to JC's people.

Comment Re:I'm surprised any party endorses this drivel (Score 1) 414

Well put.

Number of people killed by homeopathy: zero.

Number of people killed by the medical system. Well, that's awkward, the medical system itself if the third leading cause of death in the United States today.

Examining the actual evidence on all sides is appropriate at this juncture.

The medical system third-leading cause of death in the United States.
Starfield B (July 2000). "Is US health really the best in the world?". JAMA 284 (4): 483–5. doi:10.1001/jama.284.4.483. PMID 10904513.

Ioannidis JPA (2005) Why Most Published Research Findings Are False. PLoS Med 2(8): e124. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0020124

What is medicine's 5 sigma? - Richard Hortonemail - DOI:

Pharmecutical companies write their own "clinical reports", then bribe doctors to put their names on them.

Such "ghostwriting" is not uncommon at all.
Lacasse JR, Leo J (2010) Ghostwriting at Elite Academic Medical Centers in the United States. PLoS Med 7(2): e1000230. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000230

Nonsense. Space is blue and birds fly through it. -- Heisenberg