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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Dave Rogers
What I find most interesting about Russian...

What I find most interesting about Russian propaganda is that even if everything they said was true it still wouldn't begin to excuse their behaviour. When the best you can do is present yourself as...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 21st June 2022, 01:14 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 8,076
Posted By Dave Rogers
I'm not sure that's true. I believe part of the...

I'm not sure that's true. I believe part of the plan was for the aircraft involved to land in China to form the nucleus of a US bomber group based there, but because of the, sighting of the task...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 20th June 2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dave Rogers
You have that precisely arse about face. The N'...

You have that precisely arse about face. The N' magnetic field is what makes the electrons move in a straight, but diagonal, line in the moving frame when the electric field is still entirely in the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th June 2022, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Dave Rogers
They were on R&R in Paris and were deployed from...

They were on R&R in Paris and were deployed from there.

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th June 2022, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Dave Rogers
101st Airborne being deployed to Bastogne in the...

101st Airborne being deployed to Bastogne in the Battle of the Bulge is a good example of the latter, which was also a good example of an elite unit in reserve being deployed with devastating...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th June 2022, 01:05 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dave Rogers
Jesus Christ, you're trying to define a thought...

Jesus Christ, you're trying to define a thought experiment involving a single photon in free space and you decided an eye diagram was relevant? This is like watching a chimpanzee trying to use...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 17th June 2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,608
Posted By Dave Rogers
Until someone sufficiently competent to point a...

Until someone sufficiently competent to point a camera at some actors believes the election was stolen. So possibly never.

Dave
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 17th June 2022, 12:10 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dave Rogers
I asked you to explain that upthread and you...

I asked you to explain that upthread and you ignored it. I suspect you misunderstand aberration as spectacularly as you misunderstand vectors and light emitting diodes - the very fact you're applying...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th June 2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dave Rogers
No, there isn't. The x component of velocity is...

No, there isn't. The x component of velocity is unchanging, so there is no x component of impulse. The fundamental problem here is not that relativity is wrong, it's that you don't understand...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 16th June 2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 4,721
Posted By Dave Rogers
Scientific enquiry is quite a popular one these...

Scientific enquiry is quite a popular one these days.

But it seems that the religious are trying to regulate what atheists are and are not allowed to think by saying "You're not allowed to be an...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 16th June 2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 4,721
Posted By Dave Rogers
There are other ways than positing the existence...

There are other ways than positing the existence of an entity or entities that transcend any physical laws or human understanding, so it's a perfectly reasonable hypothetical.



Then how would...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 16th June 2022, 05:36 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 4,721
Posted By Dave Rogers
A question for psionl0: Suppose a person is...

A question for psionl0:

Suppose a person is brought up in a culture that does not recognise the concept of a deity, and reaches adulthood without having been exposed to any such concept. Would it...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th June 2022, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Dave Rogers
Well, he was never going to figure it out for...

Well, he was never going to figure it out for himself.

Dave
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th June 2022, 01:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dave Rogers
As someone pointed out up thread, this is equally...

As someone pointed out up thread, this is equally true of classical mechanics; your description of the experiment would be equally applicable to a bullet fired from a rifle at non-relativistic speed....
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th June 2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dave Rogers
Perhaps you'd like to clarify that statement. ...

Perhaps you'd like to clarify that statement.

Dave
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th June 2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dave Rogers
Don't give the game away, I was betting on that! ...

Don't give the game away, I was betting on that!

Dave
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 10th June 2022, 01:09 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 4,721
Posted By Dave Rogers
It's implicit in that the wording of the very two...

It's implicit in that the wording of the very two questions we're discussing, the two questions that you've advanced as the central planks of your argument, refer solely to self-declaration of...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 9th June 2022, 03:14 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 4,721
Posted By Dave Rogers
I don't dispute either. I dispute your implied...

I don't dispute either. I dispute your implied claim that atheism is a definition that cannot apply to anyone other than the person stating the definition. According to the 'lack of belief'...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 8th June 2022, 06:05 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 4,721
Posted By Dave Rogers
The argument is different, but the underlying...

The argument is different, but the underlying flaw is the same. IanS's argument falls apart for the reason that a definition may be applied to other entities than the person stating the definition;...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 8th June 2022, 03:51 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 4,721
Posted By Dave Rogers
By the same argument, no object can lack...

By the same argument, no object can lack sentience, because it cannot define itself as non-sentient unless it is able to comprehend the concept of sentience. Work out why that's wrong and you'll see...
Forum: Trials and Errors 7th June 2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 110,423
Posted By Dave Rogers
Do you think OJ should have been acquitted...

Do you think OJ should have been acquitted without trial, then?

Dave
Forum: Trials and Errors 7th June 2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 110,423
Posted By Dave Rogers
It has to, really. Otherwise all defendants in...

It has to, really. Otherwise all defendants in high profile trials would have to be automatically acquitted, and any charge could be beaten by simply publicising the case.

Dave
Forum: Trials and Errors 7th June 2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 110,423
Posted By Dave Rogers
I presume you were similarly concerned for O. J....

I presume you were similarly concerned for O. J. Simpson's right to a fair trial, right?

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2022, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Dave Rogers
Boris? There's no sufficient level of...

Boris? There's no sufficient level of humiliation.

Dave
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th June 2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 16,171
Posted By Dave Rogers
Have you been in the world long? Dave

Have you been in the world long?

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th June 2022, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Dave Rogers
That's OK, it's not like they were cheering him. ...

That's OK, it's not like they were cheering him.

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th May 2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Dave Rogers
I know this seems obvious, but... Mornington...

I know this seems obvious, but...

Mornington Crescent?

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 17th May 2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 22,268
Posted By Dave Rogers
Because anything Vladimir Putin wants is...

Because anything Vladimir Putin wants is definitively good, and anything Vladimir Putin doesn't want is definitively bad?

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th May 2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Dave Rogers
That's a little unfair, you can hardly expect a...

That's a little unfair, you can hardly expect a Conservative government to understand free market economics.

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th May 2022, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,087
Posted By Dave Rogers
Yes, in the same way that we witnessed how...

Yes, in the same way that we witnessed how reliable the Russian assurance was that they had no intention of invading Ukraine.

Dave
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 13th May 2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 10,621
Posted By Dave Rogers
It would be interesting if it were made a...

It would be interesting if it were made a condition of teaching creation science that schools also have to teach that the world began when Atum masturbated and produced brother and sister gods Shu...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th May 2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 22,268
Posted By Dave Rogers
All that shows is that Russia is incompetent as...

All that shows is that Russia is incompetent as well as evil.

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th May 2022, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Dave Rogers
Funny how this didn't come out till after the...

Funny how this didn't come out till after the local elections...

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th May 2022, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Dave Rogers
No, they'll take credit for his exoneration as a...

No, they'll take credit for his exoneration as a result of their fearless determination to expose the truth.

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th May 2022, 01:17 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 22,268
Posted By Dave Rogers
... and considered that, for NATO, this is a rare...

... and considered that, for NATO, this is a rare controversy, whereas for Russia it's just another Tuesday.

Dave
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 9th May 2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 14,497
Posted By Dave Rogers
I can't seem to access the document, or indeed...

I can't seem to access the document, or indeed the AE911Truth site, so I can't do my own Time To First Lie analysis, but the first misrepresentation in the document is surely the title 'AE911Truth'....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th May 2022, 05:03 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 16,171
Posted By Dave Rogers
Well, there was a time before money. As far as...

Well, there was a time before money. As far as I'm aware, the time before weapons was also a time before humans.

Dave
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th May 2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 16,171
Posted By Dave Rogers
I'm guessing the answer is "Give him all their...

I'm guessing the answer is "Give him all their weapons and beg him to forgive them." Because that's so likely to stop him making the threat in the first place.

Dave
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 5th May 2022, 01:34 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 14,497
Posted By Dave Rogers
And a lot slower - kinetic energy goes as the...

And a lot slower - kinetic energy goes as the square of the velocity, so that's pretty important.

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th May 2022, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,087
Posted By Dave Rogers
A bullet to the back of the head would be a good...

A bullet to the back of the head would be a good start in getting rid of the cancer.

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th May 2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,087
Posted By Dave Rogers
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/world-europe-61295...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/world-europe-61295448?ns_mchannel=social&ns_source=twitter&ns_campaign=bbc_live&ns_linkname=62725aa3b1e16c43aefe832f%26Kremlin%20says%20it%20won%27t%20declare%20war%20o...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 3rd May 2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,087
Posted By Dave Rogers
And, to be fair about paraphrasing Chuchill,...

And, to be fair about paraphrasing Chuchill, Zelensky started it.

Dave
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 28th April 2022, 05:04 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 14,497
Posted By Dave Rogers
I think the actual situation is that the...

I think the actual situation is that the inability of many conspiracy theorists to understand some quite elementary principles of physics makes them unable to reject hypotheses that contradict those...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th April 2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Dave Rogers
It wasn't porn, it was just a wank event. ...

It wasn't porn, it was just a wank event.

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th April 2022, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,087
Posted By Dave Rogers
I think that you should generally beware of...

I think that you should generally beware of simplistic, one-sided ideologies, like those which explain to you that a mugging victim is very good and heroic, law enforcement is very good, and muggers...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th April 2022, 03:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,839
Posted By Dave Rogers
Maybe the reason none of the deaths was fatal is...

Maybe the reason none of the deaths was fatal is that we have better access to healthcare.

:duck:

Dave
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th April 2022, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 321,737
Posted By Dave Rogers
Not a word of this current conversation has not...

Not a word of this current conversation has not already been spoken many times. Why keep talking when Michel is clearly still not listening?

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th April 2022, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,087
Posted By Dave Rogers
In what way is "Do exactly what we want or we'll...

In what way is "Do exactly what we want or we'll kill you" negotiating in good faith?

Dave
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th April 2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,087
Posted By Dave Rogers
Are you sure you're describing an oligarch's...

Are you sure you're describing an oligarch's yacht, and not the Moscva?

Dave
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 26th April 2022, 01:16 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 14,497
Posted By Dave Rogers
Or, indeed, symmetry. Dave

Or, indeed, symmetry.

Dave
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