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Comment Re:I suspect it'll take a while. (Score 1) 246

Good news, every piece of software you are now running is IPv6 compatible. If an application establishes a connection to a host name, all of the underlying OS stacks can do so over IPv6 if addresses are available and connections can be made.

Of course, those apps that have four little input boxes and only support hard coding an IP for a connection still won't work. Have any of those? I don't.

Comment Re:Really? (Score 4, Informative) 1359

Most of us are agnostic atheists. Including Dawkins, Hitchens, and the rest. You may have missed that.

a-theist means without God. One who does not accept that God exists is an atheist. One does not need to also hold the positive belief that God does not exist.

Comment Re:really? (Score 1) 1258

I'm going to disagree with you. It's true that propositions that are at least plausible testable are more likely to be true than those that aren't, but the fact is you're trusting the scientists to do the tests, and accurately report their findings.

Which I'm fine with. Trust in science itself can be built on the overwhelming number of things that science does that are testable by you right now. Such as whether your cell phone turns on or not. Whether GPS works. Or by your personal experience with the results of other science: understanding electricity, and thus running your tests by wiring a lightbulb.

Comment Re:There's Your Problem Right There (Score 1) 1108

Well, the "theory of evolution" does exist, and would include natural selection as one of the mechanisms to shape change. There's also simple drift.

It's still valid to refer to it all as the "theory of evolution", or "evolutionary theory", or some such.

Since it's also observable, it's also a fact.

Comment Re:An agenda (Score 1) 420

Thanks for proving the point with "as science finds out more." You see, nothing else has been shown to do that. Yeah, science might be wrong. But it's the only human endeavor to obtaining knowledge that actually gets better. The alternatives seem don't have that track record.

Comment Re:An agenda (Score 1) 420

I understand where you're coming from. So I'll question it.

Science helps us determine that something will cause issues for everybody in the country down the road. The country is tasked with protecting the people within it. Science has determined a threat, so the government is tasked with helping eliminate, reduce, or avoid it.

Okay, done.

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