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Comment Re:I saw the clouds pause. (Score 1) 1042

No idea what that was, but all I could think of is a glitch in the system.

That was ALL you could think of? Try:

  • Momentary change in wind. (like the clouds *were* moving, just in a direction aligned with your viewpoint)
  • Your imagination

I could probably come up with more if I tried, but I think these two require less of a mental leap than jumping to a glich in the simulation of the universe...

Comment Re:Stupid (Score 2) 1042

Yeah, except that I've actually seen UFO's about 30 to 50 feet above me that were totally silent, except for a deep vibration that occurred when directly over me, and military jets and a black helicopter slowly following them from about a mile behind. I don't have to have faith in something I haven't seen.

I'd be happy to believe you, if there was a shred of evidence provided. As is, this statement has as much weight as my claim of the invisible pink unicorn living in my garage.

Comment Re:So global warming started... TSARKON reports (Score 1) 709

And your point? CO2 was at 1950 ppm, and the temperature was only 3 deg Celsius hotter. Full stop. Period. That is a fact. Not a "factoid" ... a motherfucking fact.

So, from this one data point, we can fully conclude that having CO2 at 1950 ppm will *always* result in a planet that is 3C warmer than today? I think that the parent was making the point that a whole fuckton of variables have changed in and around the planet in the intervening 200 million years, so it is making an apples to oranges comparison.

Here, I'll give you an example of this reasoning. Last winter, while standing outside with my coat on, I was cold. Therefore, if I want to cool off on a hot summer day, I should go outside and put my coat on. After all, I had my coat on before and felt cold, which is a *fact*, a motherfucking fact.

Comment Re:Next Thing You Know... (Score 2) 418

Of course, that didn't work out [] too well []

It is still ongoing story and too early for any conclusions.

If you read a more detailed description, you'll see that it is a mixed bag, with a mix of both good and bad consequences. Also, note that some of the biggest current hardships (legal issues) are totally independent of the $70K wage.

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