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Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,821
Posted By lomiller
Chaotic systems are modeled and random and often...

Chaotic systems are modeled and random and often look random from the outside, but they are not random they don't produce the same output every time due to tiny seemingly insignificant differences in...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
I never mentioned "the percentage of bitcoin...

I never mentioned "the percentage of bitcoin transactions that are for criminal purposes". If you have a claim to make regarding this than make it but stop lying about it.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
So you admit to creating a stawman that it can't...

So you admit to creating a stawman that it can't be used for anything else when what he really said is that it isn't used for anything else.

Also worth noting is that when someone says something...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 28,572
Posted By lomiller
I'm not sure if US law is exactly the same as...

I'm not sure if US law is exactly the same as Canadian law, but NATO standard is that everything marks as classified or in a folder marked as classified must be treated as classified even if it...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
I don't see where Dr. Keith made such an...

I don't see where Dr. Keith made such an assertion, re you sure you are not just imagining things again?



In that case let me summarize your earlier reposes:
response a) na na na I can't hear...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
They probably still have tens of millions of...

They probably still have tens of millions of artillery rounds stored away from the Soviet era. They probably run out of guns before they run out of ammo. If they really are firing 60000 rounds a...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th August 2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 176,232
Posted By lomiller
3) Scientists are covering up evidence for a lab...

3) Scientists are covering up evidence for a lab leak. While a coverup isn't impossible any large scale coverup is going to leave a lot of evidence, and in this evidence doesn't exist. Such claims...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 15th August 2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 176,232
Posted By lomiller
Why would I address your nonsensical comments? ...

Why would I address your nonsensical comments?



It is natural in origin. This has been demonstrated beyond any reasonable doubt. The virus has properties that no researcher would have known...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 15th August 2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 176,232
Posted By lomiller
Per the exchange below you gave Smallpox as an...

Per the exchange below you gave Smallpox as an example of a novel virus originating from a lab leak from a British lab in the 1970's.




Completely false comment! Small pox escaped from...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 28,572
Posted By lomiller
Yes, but only 14 of the 26

Yes, but only 14 of the 26
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 10th August 2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 176,232
Posted By lomiller
Nonsensical gibberish. Viral outbreaks...

Nonsensical gibberish.

Viral outbreaks radiate outwards from their place of origin. The data shows the Covid outbreak radiating outward from the fish market. This tells us that the market was...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 10th August 2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 176,232
Posted By lomiller
Partly and probably are two different word with...

Partly and probably are two different word with two different meanings. You should really spend some time figuring out what they mean before you try to use them in a sentence...




If you are...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 9th August 2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 176,232
Posted By lomiller
What "shoring up" is required? The first know...

What "shoring up" is required? The first know cases come from in and around the market and radiate outwards from there. This by itself is compelling evidence that the pandemic originated in that...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 9th August 2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 176,232
Posted By lomiller
That's how real scientific papers are worded... ...

That's how real scientific papers are worded...



Pseudoscience love binary choices, real science does not.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 1st August 2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 176,232
Posted By lomiller
"Mainstream science is suppressing the truth!!!"...

"Mainstream science is suppressing the truth!!!" is the catercorner of virtually every pseudoscience and conspiracy theory out there.




The lab leak side was asked to provide evidence, and...
Forum: USA Politics 1st August 2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 794
Posted By lomiller
especially in the early days I was regularly...

especially in the early days I was regularly finding that the vaccine misinformation sites people would link were sites I had long been families with as climate change denial websites. Climate...
Forum: USA Politics 1st August 2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 794
Posted By lomiller
Nope, scientists have used both all along. The...

Nope, scientists have used both all along. The Conservative media switched stopped using the term "global warming" in the late 90's because they did focus groups and found the "climate change"...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th July 2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 6,147
Posted By lomiller
IMO Prostitution should be legal, but it...

IMO Prostitution should be legal, but it certainly needs to be highly regulated because even if it's legal sex workers are still extremely vulnerable.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 30th July 2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 176,232
Posted By lomiller
This seems like an odd choice of wording to me. ...

This seems like an odd choice of wording to me. Can something be missing if it never existed in the first place?

The data on the earliest cases don't exist, nor is there any valid reason to think...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th July 2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
That's standard operations for artillery. You...

That's standard operations for artillery. You don't need anything particularly advanced to engage in counter battery fire.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 28th July 2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
Repeating yourself won't change the facts.

Repeating yourself won't change the facts.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th July 2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,196
Posted By lomiller
Most Russian speaking Ukrainians want nothing to...

Most Russian speaking Ukrainians want nothing to do with being part of Russia.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 27th July 2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
No it doesn't. Bitcoin is patently inferior to...

No it doesn't. Bitcoin is patently inferior to any real currency, using it sacrifices utility and destroys productivity.

The only utility bitcoin has is that it gives fanbois the warm and fuzzy...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 27th July 2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
That's because there are no posts that explain...

That's because there are no posts that explain why bitcoin speculation is fundamentally different than tulip bulb speculation. You dodging the question then later on laying and saying "it's been...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th July 2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
Why bother with 2014 when we can see Russia...

Why bother with 2014 when we can see Russia targeting civilians on a massive scale depopulating entire cities so they can replace the population there and sending everyone who doesn't agree with them...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th July 2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
Any weapon system that actually works must seem...

Any weapon system that actually works must seem like magic to the Russians.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th July 2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
You are saying Russia should be rewarded for it's...

You are saying Russia should be rewarded for it's ethnic cleansing campaign. This will just result in more invasions and more genocide. But good to know you don't see genocide as a problem...
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By lomiller
Except total government domination of the economy...

Except total government domination of the economy isn't something that is a serious risk. What Libertarians mostly oppose is regulation aimed at addressing market failures and regulations that...
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By lomiller
In the real world these are mutually exclusive. ...

In the real world these are mutually exclusive. For example CO2 emissions cause sea level rise, which destroy valuable property. There is no particular force or fraud involved so the CO2 emitters...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 25th July 2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
hyperinflation is bad, bitcoin is worse ...

hyperinflation is bad, bitcoin is worse

Predictable inflation is easier to deal with than the massive random swings associated with bitcoin. Lets not forget the massive destruction of wealth that...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th July 2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
Does anyone even think the Russians can shoot...

Does anyone even think the Russians can shoot accurately enough to hit a grain silo? They just wanted to disrupt the operations of the port so it can't ship grain, actually destroying a silo is...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 25th July 2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
The deflationary nature of bitcoin still makes...

The deflationary nature of bitcoin still makes it a worse currency than any of these. I'd also question whether there are any fiat currencies that are less stable then bitcoin, even a...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 21st July 2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
If the OP can presume you already have a wallet...

If the OP can presume you already have a wallet or account with an exchange with botcoin in it then it's fair to presume people already have the requisite bank accounts.

Also worth noting is...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 21st July 2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
Fail. That "counter argument" was debunked...

Fail. That "counter argument" was debunked multiple times.

You are simply repeating the same mantra "Bitcojn can do X!!! It's amazing!!!" Ignoring the fact than being able to transfer money...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st July 2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
And both "shadows" are longer than the shadow of...

And both "shadows" are longer than the shadow of the building right beside the truck and the other truck sitting right beside it.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st July 2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
Pretty bad. He's trying to overlay model builder...

Pretty bad. He's trying to overlay model builder images to "prove" it's a MLRS instead of just a flatbed truck and when the dimensions don't work he claims it's just a shadow, but "shadow" of the...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th July 2022, 10:01 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 100,605
Posted By lomiller
The upper limit for human survival is a wet bulb...

The upper limit for human survival is a wet bulb temperature of ~35 deg C. Beyond this evaporation no longer cools your body much. At 38 deg C (100.4 def F) you reach this at ~45% relative...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 19th July 2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
Remember when Russian media tried to pass off...

Remember when Russian media tried to pass off scenes from the movie Titanic as Russian exploration of the North Pole.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/aug/11/russia.television
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 18th July 2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
So it's propaganda that doesn't reflect anything...

So it's propaganda that doesn't reflect anything happening in reality?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 17th July 2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
Western "corporate media" needs to compete to get...

Western "corporate media" needs to compete to get the best stories if they want to survive. This makes them an excellent source of real information. The Russian state owned media you get all your...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th July 2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,415
Posted By lomiller
"potentially deadly force" from an unarmed man? ...

"potentially deadly force" from an unarmed man? These cops broke the most basic rule of handling a firearm, know what you are shooting at and why. They never saw a gun, they couldn't have because...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th July 2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,415
Posted By lomiller
Ok I though you were going to get real? ...

Ok


I though you were going to get real? Have you even been trained in using a gun? I mean really trained not the silly bugger BS they teach at your local gun club. Police all around the world...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th July 2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,415
Posted By lomiller
Yeah nothing says "take on the cops" like...

Yeah nothing says "take on the cops" like unloading you gun and leaving it behind.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th July 2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
So it's all a Nazi plot to have Jews take over...

So it's all a Nazi plot to have Jews take over the world? :boggled:
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th July 2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
NATO is under no obligation to "stay" anywhere,...

NATO is under no obligation to "stay" anywhere, and Russia is in no position to tell NATO what it should do.

OTOH Russia was under an obligation to respect the borders of Ukraine, but of course...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th July 2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
Canadian advisors have been training Ukrainian...

Canadian advisors have been training Ukrainian artillery officers since 2014.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th July 2022, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 105,264
Posted By lomiller
And they ride inside their APC instead of on top

And they ride inside their APC instead of on top
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th July 2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,415
Posted By lomiller
Idiotic straw-man. Not even a good straw-man,...

Idiotic straw-man. Not even a good straw-man, just complete idiotic garbage. Cops need to be able to identify an immanent threat, if they can't they shouldn't be cops, an nothing in these idiotic...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 9th July 2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,825
Posted By lomiller
True then true now. There many other...

True then true now.



There many other better ways to move funds around than bitcoin.



When you use a less effective tool to do a job you lose utility. Technically anything that makes you...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th July 2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,415
Posted By lomiller
Police don't get to kill someone simply because...

Police don't get to kill someone simply because they think they may have a gun. They don't even get to kill someone just because they really do have a gun. The suspect has the be doing something...
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