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Comment Long live self regulation!! (Score 1) 453

The live stock industry uses tons of precautionary antibiotics. All adding to this problem of resistant bacteria and such.
The market, us, should be able to regulate this. If we are comfortable with the consequences, we could keep eating products that required lots of pesticides and antibiotics.

Comment Re:Where is the U.S. heading? (Score 1) 926

But that means no longer being "the best" and that would be so sad when you believe you are the best. Let's refer that as the american dream.
Time to wake up. The reality is that about 6.5billion people don't see the US as the best for some time now.
Like you say. You can have a very good life without being the best.

Comment Haters will hate. (Score 1) 218

It really shouldn't matter what you are. If the metal detector goes off, you have to take off the shoes and every thing else that could cause the alarm. I don't see any reason for exceptions. What's the point of having a metal detector if you're not acting on an alarm...

You can hate the TSA, but at least they're doing their job.

Comment Does it matter? (Score 1) 444

No. There will be more food problems. Food prices will increase, so people in poorer countries will starve. Western world will not care, but just buy their food and say something about capitalism having it's way.

Climate will change and nature will adjust as it did for millions of years. The question is not if the "new" climate will be habitable. It will be. The question is if will fit in.

Comment Do research, don't write code (Score 1) 115

Researchers are good at researching. They can write some code though.
Programmers are good at programming. They know how to write good code that is easy to maintain and adapt.

If you're a researcher with some experience in writing code, you should ask you self, "should I spend that much time writing code, while a programmer does a better job in less time while it has also less bugs, will be reviewed and has unit tests"? Also, how much do you know about design patterns? Sure. Your code works without. Good luck with it. Also good luck with the headache in one year.

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