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Forum: Religion and Philosophy 12th July 2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 21,317
Posted By Dancing David
While I agree people should have options other...

While I agree people should have options other than AA, I believe it does help some people.
Now what actually is the working factor is up to debate.

Working with MISA (Mentally Ill Substance...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 12th July 2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 21,317
Posted By Dancing David
Nope, tis you that did not understand :) ...

Nope, tis you that did not understand
:)

What question did teh Greater Fool imply?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 11th July 2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 21,317
Posted By Dancing David
And did they provide a control group with a peer...

And did they provide a control group with a peer support system that was not AA, no they did not.
So it could be peer support and not AA that is effective, that is the point that was raised.
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th July 2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 95,299
Posted By Dancing David
This! the main issue for the US court system...

This!

the main issue for the US court system in general, can you afford a lawyer, can you afford to prolong the case, can you make bail.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 10th July 2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,537
Posted By Dancing David
yes there have been set points where the earth's...

yes there have been set points where the earth's temperature was much higher, that doesn't mean you want to live in one.

the Milankovic cycle's say we should be entering an Ice Age right now, not...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th July 2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 31,331
Posted By Dancing David
Exactly, you never know when the mob will turn on...

Exactly, you never know when the mob will turn on you!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 10th July 2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,235
Views: 174,921
Posted By Dancing David
:id:

:id:
Forum: Computers and the Internet 10th July 2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By Dancing David
maybe you should take your attitude to the...

maybe you should take your attitude to the Politics forum, it is inappropriate here
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 9th July 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,493
Views: 119,693
Posted By Dancing David
Trollin' trollin' trollin' Trollin' trollin'...

Trollin' trollin' trollin'
Trollin' trollin' trollin'
Trollin' trollin' trollin'
Trollin' trollin' trollin'
Clueless

Keep trollin', trollin', trollin'
Though the facts are lackin
Keep...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 9th July 2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 21,317
Posted By Dancing David
Not really, but they can fool themselves as to...

Not really, but they can fool themselves as to what is effective and what is just window dressing
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 9th July 2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 21,317
Posted By Dancing David
Is that the only valid criterion available to...

Is that the only valid criterion available to us?[/QUOTE]

Yes when it comes to something other than personal preference, it is the basis of medicine and lots of things.

Anecdotal evidence is...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th July 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 31,331
Posted By Dancing David
I am pretty much a progressive lefty, I disagree...

I am pretty much a progressive lefty, I disagree with violent attacks against Nazi or nazis, if they are breaking the law, report them.

I think most of the alleged antifa are anarchists just...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th July 2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,133
Posted By Dancing David
I hope the Gubermint isn't watching!

I hope the Gubermint isn't watching!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th July 2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,133
Posted By Dancing David
I am sure I am on a number of lists...

I am sure I am on a number of lists...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 8th July 2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 21,317
Posted By Dancing David
just for contrast here is rational recovery...

just for contrast here is rational recovery (Trimpey himself is a jerk in many ways, but the program is reasonable)
https://rational.org/index.php?id=1
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 8th July 2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 21,317
Posted By Dancing David
Most certainly, I have known two people who died...

Most certainly, I have known two people who died from alcohol withdrawl
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 8th July 2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 74,674
Posted By Dancing David
Finally I find this thread where is belongs!

Finally I find this thread where is belongs!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th July 2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 21,317
Posted By Dancing David
It is real life for many in this thread :)

It is real life for many in this thread
:)
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th July 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 21,317
Posted By Dancing David
Actually that is the basis of sobriety, any thing...

Actually that is the basis of sobriety, any thing else is just to help you DFD (Don't ******* Drink)

As a recovering addict I know how agonizing a choice it is but it really is the only choice,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th July 2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,157
Posted By Dancing David
I believe the main thrust of the argument against...

I believe the main thrust of the argument against Nike using the 'Betsy Ross' flag was the alleged use by white nationalist of it as a symbol
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th July 2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 21,317
Posted By Dancing David
That study that says "However, rigorous...

That study that says
"However, rigorous experimental evidence establishing the specificity of an effect for AA or Twelve Step Facilitation/TSF (criteria 5) is mixed, with 2 trials finding a positive...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 5th July 2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,547
Views: 262,133
Posted By Dancing David
Oy vey!

Oy vey!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd July 2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,892
Posted By Dancing David
Who is the you in your statement? Someone in...

Who is the you in your statement?
Someone in this thread? Or are you just talking to yourself?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd July 2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,892
Posted By Dancing David
Yawn, boring......... We aren't different...

Yawn, boring.........

We aren't different from animals, maybe you should ask the United Nations why they didn't include animals.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd July 2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,892
Posted By Dancing David
It was based upon what? A statement by the...

It was based upon what?

A statement by the General Assembly of the United Nations?

I have to suggest you write out your thought processes long hand before posting here, you seem to lack...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd July 2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,892
Posted By Dancing David
What about not derailing your own thread?

What about not derailing your own thread?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd July 2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4,493
Views: 119,693
Posted By Dancing David
Time to role out the magic 'dark mode'! ...

Time to role out the magic 'dark mode'!

Which is why Jupiter doesn't have a coma either
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 2nd July 2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,892
Posted By Dancing David
Burden to whom? the United nations?

Burden to whom?
the United nations?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 2nd July 2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,892
Posted By Dancing David
I don't believe atheists drafted the declaration...

I don't believe atheists drafted the declaration of human right.

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 31,331
Posted By Dancing David
I find that to be quite true Ziggy

I find that to be quite true Ziggy
Forum: Computers and the Internet 1st July 2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,547
Views: 262,133
Posted By Dancing David
:D !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "Please mark as SPAM"...

:D !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

"Please mark as SPAM" and then they say "It was in my SPAM folder"
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th June 2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 12,190
Posted By Dancing David
More fuel for the fire: ...

More fuel for the fire:
https://www.al.com/news/2019/06/gunshot-victim-charged-over-her-own-miscarriage-not-the-first-troubling-case-against-pregnant-women-by-pleasant-grove.html
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 28th June 2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 22,962
Posted By Dancing David
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th June 2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 12,190
Posted By Dancing David
Arm the fetus! :D

Arm the fetus!

:D
Forum: Computers and the Internet 27th June 2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3,547
Views: 262,133
Posted By Dancing David
Minor nuisance, our HR people (who are super...

Minor nuisance, our HR people (who are super busy) use old Word docs to do mail merges.
They want the OLE DB to work the way it used to and I help them with the MERGEFIELD format codes.

My...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 26th June 2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,556
Posted By Dancing David
Updating drivers is often the key to success. ...

Updating drivers is often the key to success.

I agree with running MalwareBytes, I hate to ask but what virus protection are you using?
It is also important however annoying to run Windows...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 26th June 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,952
Posted By Dancing David
I tend to access the G Suite on Firefox with...

I tend to access the G Suite on Firefox with uBlock Origin. I only use Chrome, with uBlock Origin when it really works better, like Google Sites and the Vault.

I really like the G Suite for...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th June 2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 334,856
Posted By Dancing David
BINGO!

BINGO!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 334,856
Posted By Dancing David
Access to the data by outside requestors, and...

Access to the data by outside requestors, and adding meta data for ease of access, it was another hurdle when the ACLU was trying to get to LAPD's body cam archives.

They were forced to open the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 334,856
Posted By Dancing David
No doubt, much less raising taxes

No doubt, much less raising taxes
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 334,856
Posted By Dancing David
Cool, I wasn't sure about the 720p

Cool, I wasn't sure about the 720p
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 334,856
Posted By Dancing David
I am not fighting, just giving the list of why ...

I am not fighting, just giving the list of why
:)

Not even mentioning the archival problem.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 334,856
Posted By Dancing David
They are generally aimed from the inside towards...

They are generally aimed from the inside towards the doors, our high schools and middle schools have some outside coverage, like parking lots, but generally not a whole lot of views of the street.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 334,856
Posted By Dancing David
I believe that the dash cams and body cams are...

I believe that the dash cams and body cams are very important!
We need more and better systems for it, which also gets to an issue in my school district.

How many cameras do we need to buy so the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 334,856
Posted By Dancing David
Really? Can you wear that in the rain? Is it...

Really? Can you wear that in the rain? Is it stable in all temperature conditions? How does it do when you are running and doing other things officers do? How shock proof is it?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 334,856
Posted By Dancing David
Am I sure that battery life and video storage are...

Am I sure that battery life and video storage are actual issues for body cameras?
Yes.
Leave you iPhone recording video how long will that battery last?
How big will a battery be to record for...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 334,856
Posted By Dancing David
The actual issues are dual, battery life and...

The actual issues are dual, battery life and video storage.
You can't run a stand alone recorder for extended periods without running out one of their capacities.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 35,036
Posted By Dancing David
Cemeteries for the living!

Cemeteries for the living!
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 24th June 2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,852
Posted By Dancing David
Space for rent

Space for rent
Forum: Computers and the Internet 19th June 2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3,547
Views: 262,133
Posted By Dancing David
Ha ha ha Please click Okay to Download major...

Ha ha ha
Please click Okay to Download major Malware

It seems to happen that way!
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