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Comment Re:All Fooy (Score 1) 137

N14 is 7 protons + 7 neutrons. Add a neutron to that and you've got N15 (7 protons + 8 neutrons).

To get to C14 from N14 you've got to turn a proton to a neutron. (Carbon has 6 protons. C13 has 6 protons and 7 neutrons, C14 has 6 protons and 8 neutrons).

Roughly speaking proton + electron <-> neutron, so

N14 + beta <-> C14

Obviously you could get from C13 to C14 by neutron capture, but that's not what we're talking about here.

or am I dumb?

Comment Re:Really? (Score 2) 349

You know, I asked the very same thing years ago, and was told that because I had more, I should feel proud to give to those who have less. Funny how these noble sentiments go out the window as soon as the "wrong" politics get involved, eh?

The problem with republicans claiming to be against redistribution while benefiting from it isn't that redistribution is wrong, it's that the hypocrisy is irritating.

Comment Re:Yes! (Score 1, Troll) 227

Can I arrest [ Republican Party here in the U.S.] and still pretend to give a fuck about free speech, like you Germans?

Why do you bother asking stupid questions you already know the answer to?

Are the US Republican party promulgating Nazi ideology in Germany?

Why do you pretend to give a fuck about free speach when the only thing you can use that freedom for is to be an idiot on the internet?

Comment Re:Yes! (Score 2) 227

A lot of things should be hated and a lot of things should be loved. One of the purposes of free speech is to determine which is which. If "incitement to hatred" is the problem, would I be prosecuted for inciting hatred of the death camps?

Incitement to hatred of people.

Anyway, don't bother arguing with me about it. It's the citizens of Germany who decide what is and what is not allowed in Germany, not some random internet loser.

Comment Re:So? (Score 1) 292

Oh, I understand why people might not want a nuclear armed Iran.

I just don't think any informed person is basing that opinion on paranoid fantasies like yours,

I mean, seriously? A nuclear armed state giving its weapons to another country, let alone a non-state actor like Hezbollah. You must be joking.

And the idea that Bashar would use nukes inside his own country? It's just silly.

Comment Re:So? (Score 1) 292

Which is why they shouldn't have a nuclear bomb. The fact is they control Syria


and Lebanon

Even more nonsense.

A nuclear Hezbollah bombing Israel,

paranoid fantasy. You don't bomb countries that can bomb you back.

nuclear Syria bombing its civilians

If Bashar wanted to use WMD's on his own territory he'd be a lot more likely to use his huge stock of chemical weapons - less mess to clean up afterwards,

and Iran nuclear bombing Saudi citizens rather than trying to gun down their ambassador in DC could be a very frightening situation than anyone imagined.

Big on imagination aren't you.

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