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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th May 2022, 07:31 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Sigh. Good point. I should lose interest in...

Sigh. Good point. I should lose interest in this forum.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 19th May 2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 572
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Weaselly

Weaselly
Forum: USA Politics 19th May 2022, 02:11 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Not sure I want Idaho to like me.

Not sure I want Idaho to like me.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th May 2022, 02:06 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Oh, interesting. I was under the impression that...

Oh, interesting. I was under the impression that stuff could orbit at that speed but that there was currently nothing actually in such near orbits.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 19th May 2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 79,016
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
OK. So get back to me when that happens. This...

OK. So get back to me when that happens. This doesn't appear to be that. The nuts don't appear to be in control of this and they don't even appear to be getting much time to talk.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 19th May 2022, 11:19 AM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Was that meant to address something I said? ...

Was that meant to address something I said?

OK. Agreed. But it isn't, right? The Pentagon says they'd be doing most of this anyway. And it's a teeny tiny office.

I mean if you rounded off to...
Forum: USA Politics 19th May 2022, 08:07 AM
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Views: 33,886
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Seems to be. You may be sharing your google or...

Seems to be. You may be sharing your google or facebook profile with them if you don't see a paywall I think. Not everyone wants to do that.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th May 2022, 07:58 AM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Fine, it's your opinion and you don't have to...

Fine, it's your opinion and you don't have to change it but my point is simply that phrases like "massively unlikely" don't lead to zero occurrences in an infinite universe.

Also I'm not sure...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 19th May 2022, 07:20 AM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
No, I'm not talking about that. I said that crew...

No, I'm not talking about that. I said that crew has been to the well too many times.


No, this is not intense. Is everything hyperbole with you?


You can find the issues cited multiple...
Forum: USA Politics 18th May 2022, 11:40 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 11:37 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
That's it. I think that Tipler Cylinders being...

That's it. I think that Tipler Cylinders being possible and the universe possibly being infinite are accurate statements of our current understanding. That's enough.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 11:13 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Do you have a good reason for that or is it an...

Do you have a good reason for that or is it an argument from incredulity?


Citation? As far as I know there are only lower bounds to the size of the universe. Infinite in extent is still on the...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th May 2022, 11:07 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Are you sure? Because the citations in this...

Are you sure? Because the citations in this thread confirm that this wasn't under civilian oversight. Unless you mean at some high budget level. The Pentagon actually said they though they could...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th May 2022, 10:35 PM
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Views: 79,016
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
I have not been cheerleading "intense and...

I have not been cheerleading "intense and expensive military research". That's simply you demonstrating you can't make a case without exaggeration that borders on lying.

And the Pentagon already...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th May 2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 79,016
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
I don't know, why? Where in the world do you see...

I don't know, why? Where in the world do you see that in my post?


Everything the DOD does should be under civilian scrutiny. You don't need a fantastic reason for that.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
It's probably not quite that dynamic. This study...

It's probably not quite that dynamic. This study may have changed things a bit but the clouds and stars that orbit it take about a decade to go around it. That's fantastic considering this(* see...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 09:26 PM
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Views: 17,309
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
So close, or is it exactly zero? I think you're...

So close, or is it exactly zero? I think you're reluctant to go out on a limb and say precisely zero because you know this is an allowed solution of GR.

You didn't say much about how you are...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 09:01 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
How did you calculate that likelihood?

How did you calculate that likelihood?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,309
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
And why couldn't that exist in the infinite...

And why couldn't that exist in the infinite universe that contains it?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 08:55 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
I think it's possible since I have no reason to...

I think it's possible since I have no reason to reject General Relativity.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 08:49 PM
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Views: 17,309
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Is it impossible for one to exist naturally?

Is it impossible for one to exist naturally?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th May 2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,134
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
You brought it up (as did someone else). Flip...

You brought it up (as did someone else). Flip flopping is an issue of duration.
Forum: USA Politics 18th May 2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 33,886
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Well, that's a surprise. Can you summarize the...

Well, that's a surprise. Can you summarize the numbers because I think that link is going to be paywalled for most.

ETA: Maybe this link covers the issue:
...
Forum: USA Politics 18th May 2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 33,886
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
That's funny. When I saw that sentence I assumed...

That's funny. When I saw that sentence I assumed she was replying to the guy that predicts civil war all the time.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th May 2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 10,710
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
It simply wasn't what we thought of as the...

It simply wasn't what we thought of as the universe. They thought all that "up" stuff was floating around in a dome of water (and maybe supported by some glass like dome, hard to say).
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th May 2022, 07:14 AM
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Views: 79,016
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
There is plenty to see of the stuff they seem to...

There is plenty to see of the stuff they seem to be actually looking for.


Uh, yeah, there is (are actually). You go on to list them.


In the real world these are very important things. I...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,309
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
The Tipler Cylinder we're discussing is a long...

The Tipler Cylinder we're discussing is a long standing solution of General Relativity, the most accurate theory we have on the subject.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2022, 05:44 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
OK. So fine, let's come back to this and put it...

OK. So fine, let's come back to this and put it to rest:


The point Meadmaker made that you contested is true.

And what can happen in IVF cases has nothing to do with what happens in normal...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2022, 12:34 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
And I supplied the context of the question which...

And I supplied the context of the question which was an organism inside a pregnant woman.

Can embryos be transplanted as you implied or not?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2022, 12:17 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Your dodging is making me think you meant the...

Your dodging is making me think you meant the stupid things you said.

That article is about IVF and I specifically questioned your argument because it only seems to make sense in a non-IVF...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2022, 12:04 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Then what did you mean? And BTW you also...

Then what did you mean? And BTW you also disputed the claim that embryos depend on the pregnant woman which implies you think an embryo can survive outside the womb somehow. I still don't see what...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,134
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
It appears to me you have implied something...

It appears to me you have implied something incredibly stupid but don't seem to be aware of it. The statement you are disputing (embryos aren't uiquely dependent on their mother) and example you...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 17th May 2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 802
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
So why wasn't it offered and how would they...

So why wasn't it offered and how would they continue to support a device in the absence of the manufacturer?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 17th May 2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 802
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Maybe Captain_Swoop (or anyone actually) could...

Maybe Captain_Swoop (or anyone actually) could clarify.

Captain_Swoop's statement implies this wasn't available as an NHS treatment or at least was never actually used. Is it the case that if the...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 17th May 2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 127,889
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Would you expect molecular biology to be...

Would you expect molecular biology to be intuitive?

If you want an answer that would appeal to intuition consider that maybe the first vaccine took advantage of the obvious biological markets to...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 17th May 2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 79,016
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
You're getting pretty stupid. My claim was that...

You're getting pretty stupid. My claim was that I read beyond the Wikipedia article. And I provided the link and it does have citations like I claimed. That supports my rather mundane claim.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 16th May 2022, 07:16 PM
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Views: 79,016
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
The Wikipedia article cites sources. Have at it.

The Wikipedia article cites sources. Have at it.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th May 2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,309
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
My question was: And the Tipler Cylinder...

My question was:


And the Tipler Cylinder is allowed (but not demanded) by known physics.

And BTW I think I can agree it's ruled out in the observable universe but not in the universe.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th May 2022, 09:57 AM
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Views: 17,309
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Splitting out your middle sentence: Yes, of...

Splitting out your middle sentence:

Yes, of course. You're basically telling me a Tipler Cylinder is a Tipler Cylinder and I know that.

I don't know what that is supposed to mean. It is a...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th May 2022, 08:03 AM
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Views: 17,309
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
I'm talking about the Tipler Cylinder which is an...

I'm talking about the Tipler Cylinder which is an actual solution of our current theory of gravity. So it is a region of space-time. It's infinite in length so there is no point it would collapse...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th May 2022, 06:32 AM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Why is it we can rule out infinite length? I see...

Why is it we can rule out infinite length? I see how we can rule it out for a time travel mechanism for our own personal use. But don't see that we can rule out such a region of spacetime existing...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 15th May 2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 892
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Good video and I would encourage you to continue....

Good video and I would encourage you to continue. But I have to ask why do you pronounce the "l" in "evolution" as a "y"? It's distracting. And I re-watched and note that you get the "l" sound...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 15th May 2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 79,016
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
You're just convincing me your opinion is not...

You're just convincing me your opinion is not grounded in facts. Sorry. I still appreciate you citing the actual proposal despite not agreeing on what it means. That was useful and informative.
...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 15th May 2022, 07:48 PM
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Views: 79,016
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Just for the record here, I just looked this guy...

Just for the record here, I just looked this guy up and he seems to be a ******* rock star of science. I don't care if some person on the internet thinks he might be wrong about a couple things or...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 15th May 2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 79,016
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
No. Why didn't you cite that instead of citing...

No. Why didn't you cite that instead of citing nonsense? (ETA: Ok, not nonsense, just stuff that contradicted your claim).


Obviously I agree about SCUAP since I commented on them a couple days...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 15th May 2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 197,719
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Just to keep track of what the crazy is and who...

Just to keep track of what the crazy is and who the crazies are: Jane does appear to be the main person behind using Suncells to get to Mars in a day but note that the claims to be on the verge of...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 15th May 2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 79,016
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Did you read the article you cited? This is what...

Did you read the article you cited? This is what it says Gillibrand wants:



Am I understanding you correctly that you think NASA and the FAA are ghost-hunters who should be referred to as...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 15th May 2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 10,710
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
No kidding. You have another non-sequitur.

No kidding. You have another non-sequitur.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 15th May 2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 10,710
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
You have a mistake and a non-sequitur. It's...

You have a mistake and a non-sequitur. It's accurate to describe natural selection as the guiding hand.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th May 2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 197,719
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
You're referring to this "ElizabethJane" person? ...

You're referring to this "ElizabethJane" person? The author of this article is definitely an idiot. BTW note that the "article" I cited is billed as paid advertisement. Is ElizabethJane the...
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