Not much in science is really mac-based, or Linux based for that matter, thought I probably will get modded down for mentioning reality
First, I agree with the rest of your post, fundamentally, as far as high school is concerned anyway. However, I believe you would be more likely to get modded down for painting with such a broad brush as "science." You could not possibly know the ins and outs of the research methodologies of every field, or even more than "several."
A Linux admin for a research group that would prefer to use anything else... if they could.
Besides, all plants are living things too. Why is it more right to eat them
Physiologically, the lack of a central nervous system. Philosophically, they appear to lack self awareness, and thus cannot be deprived of any 'self.' Pragmatically, they lack the ability to suffer: no CNS, no pain receptors.
And pizza. [...] and take a sip of my beer
Next time you're at a pizzeria, you might want to recheck the topping list. Also, thankfully, I/we can also drink the vast majority of beers worth drinking without compromise.
How soon until one doesn't feel guilty about throwing away a sheet?
Assuming constant cost of 3.30 USD? And they're available only in Japan? I'm guessing in six years. Three years if Sarah Palin gets elected in 2012.
"We don't care. We don't have to. We're the Phone Company."