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Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Today, 10:20 AM
Replies: 54
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Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
That's some pretty sophisticated "enhancement". ...

That's some pretty sophisticated "enhancement". :rolleyes:
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories Today, 10:17 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 47,850
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
And no monster blood bath with bodies and burning...

And no monster blood bath with bodies and burning trucks scattered across the landscape. Given the number of guns seized by the RCMP, there quite some potential for things to go wrong.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Today, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Who new electrical workers had such a sense of...

Who new electrical workers had such a sense of humour?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Today, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I sort off raised the same issue in post 1191 of...

I sort off raised the same issue in post 1191 of this thread and was somewhat disabused of my suppositions. In any case "ion drive" seems to be a substitute for magic. Forget electromagnetic...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Today, 03:57 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 4,820
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
My pleasure as always. :th:

My pleasure as always. :th:
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories Yesterday, 09:24 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 47,850
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
This is Canada and the police response to such...

This is Canada and the police response to such things is usually very soft and non-confrontational. The Truckers' Protest (qv) shut down Ottawa for something like three weeks before action was...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 25,131
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Maybe some people should be reminded of 18 U.S....

Maybe some people should be reminded of 18 U.S. Code § 700 - Desecration of the flag of the United States and the penalties pertaining thereunto.

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/700
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 4,820
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
All will be revealed here: ...

All will be revealed here:

https://iai.tv/articles/the-big-bang-didnt-happen-auid-2215

Eric Lerner will be a speaker at our upcoming festival HowTheLightGetsIn London 2022 September 17-18 ,...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,141
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
You mean like in the Alien Visitation Contact...

You mean like in the Alien Visitation Contact Proof thread??

:deadhorse
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,443
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Obviously I did not. My bad. :o Wrong...

Obviously I did not. My bad. :o

Wrong year. It showed up in my newsfeed today from a site I could not access so I just searched for the original paper.

Still waiting then. :sad:
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,392
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I certainly hope so. We would not want him to be...

I certainly hope so. We would not want him to be arrested for shoplifting . . . would we?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,443
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
This just in! ;) National Ignition Facility...

This just in! ;)

National Ignition Facility experiment puts researchers at threshold of fusion ignition ...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 14th August 2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Ah. I missed the second link. Thanks. I am...

Ah. I missed the second link. Thanks. I am still a bit boggled about what the effects of blasting a huge stream of ionized gas into the free atmosphere at close to ground level would be. But, as...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 14th August 2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I have taken away one plus from this monster...

I have taken away one plus from this monster crash. I Googled >Ion Thrusters< as I was wondering about if/how they would work in the atmosphere. It turns out the answer is "possibly but not very...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 14th August 2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 47,850
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Sigh. We do have our loonies, don't we?

Sigh. We do have our loonies, don't we?
Forum: Computers and the Internet 14th August 2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 75,754
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
So outsourcing then?

So outsourcing then?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th August 2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,443
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Yes. Even if/when it becomes possible to make...

Yes. Even if/when it becomes possible to make something very hot for a significant period of time, that heat still has to be turned into a useful for of energy (starting with steam I would guess). ...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 14th August 2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,328
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
If someone makes a decision for you, you are not...

If someone makes a decision for you, you are not exercising free will.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 14th August 2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I see the question I asked here:...

I see the question I asked here: http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13878029&postcount=1131 has gone unanswered.

If a bat had momentarily shorted out a high voltage...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th August 2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,567
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Is it possible that the Universe is not expanding...

Is it possible that the Universe is not expanding but that we are shrinking?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 13th August 2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Did you climb up and take a close look?

Did you climb up and take a close look?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 13th August 2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,328
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
It is not free will if you do not have all...

It is not free will if you do not have all information about the effects of your action.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 13th August 2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,328
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
;) An I'm reminded of Bob's I dreamed I saw St....

;) An I'm reminded of Bob's I dreamed I saw St. Augustine because I never understood it either. :o
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 13th August 2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,328
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
It is just a story.

It is just a story.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 13th August 2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,141
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I posted this link in another thread recently:...

I posted this link in another thread recently: Mystery Solved: We Now Know What's Going On In Area 51 (https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/mystery-solved-we-now-know-whats-going-area-51-131462). ...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 13th August 2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,141
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Yup. I understand that part. But the fact that...

Yup. I understand that part. But the fact that the photographer has not come forward to be interviewed after apparently identifying himself to the press originally (if I read things correctly) is,...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th August 2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,443
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Anyone bettered this yet? The power of stars...

Anyone bettered this yet?

The power of stars to meet our energy needs? This is something to be excited about ...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 13th August 2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,328
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
But how did they know it was wrong/evil to do so?...

But how did they know it was wrong/evil to do so? Until they ate the fruit they knew nothing about evil. Poor, trusting Eve was set up by Satan and YHWH Himself.
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 03:08 PM
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Views: 127,756
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Eh. Lord "Tubby" at it again? :boggled:

Eh. Lord "Tubby" at it again? :boggled:
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 25,131
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Story from the NYT here: Trump Lawyer Told...

Story from the NYT here:

Trump Lawyer Told Justice Dept. That Classified Material Had Been Returned (https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/13/us/politics/trump-classified-material-fbi.html)



Not...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 13th August 2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,141
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Plus, his "conclusion" is: So the author...

Plus, his "conclusion" is:


So the author does not think it is anything other than Earthly made mundane (although a bit exotic).

And I'm a bit worried that the photographer has never been...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th August 2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,443
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
How much time is that in light years? :duck:

How much time is that in light years? :duck:
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 49,662
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I get: Video unavailable The uploader has not...

I get: Video unavailable
The uploader has not made this
video available in your country


But don't bother explaining it. I can find too many on my own. :(
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 12th August 2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,328
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
:whistling

:whistling
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 25,131
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I honestly thought they were! Per: Many a true...

I honestly thought they were! Per: Many a true word is spoken in jest.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th August 2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 745
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
@Shemp, I find your response very, um,...

@Shemp,
I find your response very, um, organic.

(Meaning 4 from Google:"denoting a relation between elements of something such that they fit together harmoniously as necessary parts of a...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 11th August 2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 83,453
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
That was my "reasoning" too. :p

That was my "reasoning" too. :p
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 11th August 2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,328
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Amusing but misses reality. There is no god and...

Amusing but misses reality. There is no god and the Universe works at random.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 11th August 2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,328
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Can a Christian please resolve fro me whether you...

Can a Christian please resolve fro me whether you go to Heaven why you die (as JC told the pair He was hanging around with) or do you have to wait around for Judgement Day as The Book of Revelation...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 11th August 2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Plus his Physics! Sorry. I meant to say...

Plus his Physics!

Sorry. I meant to say "Plus his Physics".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_of_electricity#Speed_of_electromagnetic_waves_in_good_conductors
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th August 2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
You said: It's Johannes Kepler we are...

You said:


It's Johannes Kepler we are talking about? Have you heard of him?

Stop frothing. Your juejune ramblings are amusing. Nothing more.

:bunpan
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 10th August 2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,491
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
And homosexuality has been accepted, even...

And homosexuality has been accepted, even celebrated, in other cultures and societies through history. Vide: These 15 Historical Examples Of LGBTQ Culture Around The World You Might Not Have Known...
Forum: USA Politics 10th August 2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 49,662
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Rudy digs a deep hole. Giuliani seeking to...

Rudy digs a deep hole.

Giuliani seeking to delay Fulton grand jury testimony (https://www.ajc.com/politics/giuliani-seeking-to-delay-fulton-grand-jury-testimony/7E26FKCSCRDPRHLTFNPXFGF3ZY/)


...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th August 2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
You're really not very good at this. Johannes...

You're really not very good at this. Johannes Kepler wrote Somnium (novel) in 1608. :w2:
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th August 2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
There are people who look at the night sky every...

There are people who look at the night sky every night; they're called astronomers. Around the planet there are multitudinous All-Sky Camera Networks. They record everything from horizon to horizon...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th August 2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
While he still had his glasses on Zamora said "it...

While he still had his glasses on Zamora said "it looks like a balloon”.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th August 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
No, he saw an early experimental hot air balloon....

No, he saw an early experimental hot air balloon. The flame was not blue and the object made a roaring noise as it took off.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th August 2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 14,987
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Well there's nine-and-a-half minutes of my life...

Well there's nine-and-a-half minutes of my life I'll never get back. :(

Actual Nick Pope quote about what he believes:



(from his website, http://nickpope.net/wpte19/ )
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 9th August 2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,328
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Nor yet sheep.

Nor yet sheep.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 9th August 2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,328
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Don't forget the RC's Last Rites ritual. It's a...

Don't forget the RC's Last Rites ritual. It's a Get Out of Hell free card if you are lucky enough to find someone authorized to mumble it over your dying body. (That's always seemed a bit arbitrary...
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