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Comment Re:War on common sense (Score 1) 819

So, the cost isn't AS high as the huge cost of a different substance, so let's not give it another thought? Alcohol is more widespread than, say, heroin ... but would you say that alcohol's impact on people is more, or less of an issue than is addition to meth or opiates? If opiates are worse, we can just say never mind about alcohol, right? No? I see.

Can you elaborate? the message i get is that since alcohol is worse but still is tolerated by society then the less harmfull marijuana should be tolerated too. Opiates are worse than alcohol, so the argument doesn't work on that example.

Comment 1918 flu pandemic (Score 1) 349

Not a mention of the most recent one, the 1918 flu pandemic.?
not even 100 years ago.

"The 1918 flu pandemic (January 1918 â" December 1920) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus.[1] It infected 500 million people across the world,[2] including remote Pacific islands and the Arctic, and resulted in the deaths of 50 to 100 million (three to five percent of the world's population[3]), making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history"


Comment Re:The Color of God (Score 1) 720

Very bad analogy.

Lets say you say "i can see color" (in this hypothetical colorblind world), as you say we can prove that the frequency 4Ãf--10^14 Hz exist. it is very trivial to set up a test to verify your claims. that is with a red light generator. so even if i cant perceive color, you can prove to me that you indeed can see this red color.

Some people can perceive colors most of us cant, they posses a condition called Tetrachromacy, and we have very good evidence of this, so i have no doubt they can indeed see more colors than the rest of us.

There is no such possible test for your "knowledge" that god exist. therefore is much simpler to conclude that its your imagination rather that the real deal.

Sorry for my english. not a native speaker.

Comment Re:Teen driver checkup? yes please (Score 1) 215

while you seem to have good intentions, please be aware that you're playing with fire. if she ever finds out that may very well mean the end of your relationship with your daugter. you also may discover she lying to your face leaving a deep scar in your heart. remember. Somethings Are Better Left Unknown

Comment Re:Never let idiots set your standards (Score 1) 518

The problem, you see, is that most "cristians", are "remarkably ignorant about what's actually in the Bible, what the actual beliefs of Christianity are, and the history of modern science. ." this is not an attack on your "true biblical things" but on the deeply problematic "Christian nation"

So, "You might want to learn a bit more before further embarrassing yourself"

Why don't we all cut this religious crap and just love each other? in the end, only love will prevail.

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