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Forum: Off-Topic 09-06-2014, 06:22 AM
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Posted By gjwilson
And what did the chart look like from 1650 t0...

And what did the chart look like from 1650 t0 1750?

If you look at the first chart, the bar chart portion gives a very misleading view. If you look at the line graph of % or population which was...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-06-2014, 06:11 AM
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Posted By gjwilson
Two reasons: 1) Because the changes brought...

Two reasons:

1) Because the changes brought about by AGW are happening now, i.e. in our lifetimes.
2) because the changes brought about by AGW WILL continue to happen in the future unless...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-05-2014, 06:52 PM
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Posted By gjwilson
Well, the only thing I can say is that if the...

Well, the only thing I can say is that if the Ch!tstorm comes it's going to be a hot mess in America because everyone is going to be blowing the f* out of their neighbours.

The guy who killed the...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-05-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By gjwilson
Apparently the point here was completely missed. ...

Apparently the point here was completely missed.

Guns cost money which generally takes effort energy to raise. In evolution, if you spend "energy" for something that doesn't help you, then you...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-04-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By gjwilson
So shouldn't the goal be to ensure the rules of...

So shouldn't the goal be to ensure the rules of our current society are held onto as long as possible?

My personal feeling is that many of the people arming for a disaster will justify themselves...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-04-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By gjwilson
Yeah, I think a lot of people would go "Oh her"...

Yeah, I think a lot of people would go "Oh her" if they saw a picture

Hayden Panettiere would be familiar to most as "the Cheerleader" from Heroes (Save the cheerleader, save the world), now in...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-04-2014, 05:31 AM
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Posted By gjwilson
I think the context you brought survival of the...

I think the context you brought survival of the fittest up in was the disaster scenario. However, it's worth noting that evolutionary forces doesn't produce the fittest for a disaster until the...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-03-2014, 05:12 AM
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Views: 2,563
Posted By gjwilson
If the monkey started killing other members of...

If the monkey started killing other members of his troop so they didn't eat any termites, you might have a parallel point.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-29-2014, 06:39 AM
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Posted By gjwilson
It's not "man's nature" or any animals "nature"...

It's not "man's nature" or any animals "nature" though it is a "law of nature" because it describes how animals with traits which make them "fitter" tend to survive better. And "fitter" generally...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By gjwilson
They arrested the guy is a statement of fact. In...

They arrested the guy is a statement of fact. In making they arrest they allege he did something wrong. The newspaper is correct, he is alleged to have done something until it is proven he did it.
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Forum: Off-Topic 08-27-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By gjwilson
On the other hand you can say that we've lived...

On the other hand you can say that we've lived through some pretty terrible events and the country has not fallen into complete anarchy.

The Spanish Flu epidemic was a pretty big deal, lots of...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-27-2014, 06:31 PM
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Posted By gjwilson
Go there in June and try to "live off the land"...

Go there in June and try to "live off the land" and you may find this little guy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_fly) is living off you

...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-24-2014, 12:54 PM
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Posted By gjwilson
There is a major difference between minor...

There is a major difference between minor rioting/looting over an evening or even a few nights and the kind of complete anarchy discussed in the OP.

Do you need a 3D printer to make spare parts...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 77
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Posted By gjwilson
There is a difference between being the dominant...

There is a difference between being the dominant world power and having the rule of law completely break down and falling into anarchy with hordes raping and killing.

For example, Britain was the...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-24-2014, 08:40 AM
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Posted By gjwilson
After watching Pinocchio I can see how figures...

After watching Pinocchio I can see how figures carved out of wood can turn into real boys.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-15-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 4,443
Posted By gjwilson
Was he an amateur? You are trying to make...

Was he an amateur?

You are trying to make the case that the car is practically impossible to steer at low speeds, but simple logic says that if what you said was true they would be constantly...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-13-2014, 05:39 AM
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Posted By gjwilson
Again, I didn't really follow the story and only...

Again, I didn't really follow the story and only watched the video one time. My understanding however, was that the car which Stewart was driving was involved in the collision which wrecked the other...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-13-2014, 05:25 AM
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Posted By gjwilson
So these drivers are stumbling around in the dark...

So these drivers are stumbling around in the dark unable to see anything? Is that your contention on how the races go?

Who designs a racing car the driver can't see out of? The track has lighting,...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-12-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By gjwilson
I think Kam will :thumbup: the line at around the...

I think Kam will :thumbup: the line at around the 1:00 minute mark... ;-)
Forum: Off-Topic 08-12-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 202
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Posted By gjwilson
I can see a truck and I can see the door handles...

I can see a truck and I can see the door handles on the truck....and they are smaller than a person...

Yes, the sight line is partially obscured, but it is only partially obscured. it would be a...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-24-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By gjwilson
Guy appears to be a body builder and from what...

Guy appears to be a body builder and from what I've read body builders often use Steroids which can make it difficult to erhhhh umm "seal the deal"
Forum: Off-Topic 07-24-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By gjwilson
Somebody was so appalled and disgusted by the act...

Somebody was so appalled and disgusted by the act thatthey stood there and videotaped it and hung around with their kids for 25 minutes:confused:.

I remember as a kid reading a cartoon in Mad...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-22-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 889
Posted By gjwilson
The last sentence is self righteous BS. Just...

The last sentence is self righteous BS. Just because somebody respects the law and doesn't act like a troglodyte doesn't mean he doesn't hold his family "sacred". Being a hot head does not mean one...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-22-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 889
Posted By gjwilson
Why? Do you wish to employ a fallacious Appeal to...

Why? Do you wish to employ a fallacious Appeal to Emotion argument?
Forum: Off-Topic 07-21-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 889
Posted By gjwilson
Personally, I think the Dad should be charged. He...

Personally, I think the Dad should be charged. He wasn't "protecting" his son, he was acting out of rage and trying to take revenge. The idea that "it is what any Dad would have done" is not a...
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