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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th December 2011, 08:02 PM
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Posted By metamars
Sorry, Envisat shows lower levels than the peak...

Sorry, Envisat shows lower levels than the peak value in 2005, not 2002. It starts in 2004.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th December 2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9,000
Views: 559,115
Posted By metamars
This link...

This link (http://www.real-science.com/hiding-inconvenient-satellite) of satellite evidence - specifically, Jason-1, Jason-2, Envisat, ERS2 - shows that sea levels have been declined from their...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 7th December 2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,332
Posted By metamars
OK, thanks. My reference's source is the...

OK, thanks. My reference's source is the architect of "Reactor No. 3 and former president of Saga University". However, I don't see where he addresses the sustained low temperatures. Maybe he thinks...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 7th December 2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,332
Posted By metamars
Below melting temperature of what? Also, my...

Below melting temperature of what? Also, my reference is dated Nov. 30. What is the date (and source) of your information?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 7th December 2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,332
Posted By metamars
Can Tin Ball Bearings Save the Fukushima nuclear reactors from the China Syndrome?

I have a simple idea that I would like to hear feedback on. Let me admit, right off, that I haven't studied the nuclear reactor geometry in any detail, and this idea depends on such geometric (or...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 3rd December 2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,216
Posted By metamars
Contributors and commentators at...

Contributors and commentators at WattUpWithThat.Com (http://wattsupwiththat.com/) are picking them apart. Perhaps the funniest posting is Hockey stick falsification so easy a caveman kid can do it...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd October 2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,036
Posted By metamars
I think you get my meaning. 911 Truth is not a...

I think you get my meaning. 911 Truth is not a bread and butter issue, in the sense of directly and immediately threatening people's middle class status or, worse, their economic viability. It's also...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 22nd October 2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,036
Posted By metamars
I suppose you mean visible 911 truthers, out in...

I suppose you mean visible 911 truthers, out in the street.

The odds of you not having a 911 Truther who is not protesting in the street, is probably around the odds of you not having an...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 22nd October 2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,036
Posted By metamars
OWS as a sharply purposed activist group may...

OWS as a sharply purposed activist group may indeed achieve nothing, for exactly the reason you stated. However, it has already achieved success in changing the national discourse. More importantly...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 22nd October 2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,036
Posted By metamars
The movement is all of 5 weeks old, and already...

The movement is all of 5 weeks old, and already has a presence in over 1600 US cities. Perhaps in another 5 weeks, you'll have a lot more than 6 members in your town.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th September 2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,000
Views: 559,115
Posted By metamars
Lubos Motl savaged the Dessler paper: it...

Lubos Motl savaged the Dessler paper:

it seems to have a few problems (http://motls.blogspot.com/2011/09/andrew-dessler-clouds-dont-reflect.html)



You can get a preprint, here...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 23rd May 2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9,000
Views: 559,115
Posted By metamars
Climate skepticism scientists funded by ExxonMobil?

From PopularTechnology.net
(http://www.populartechnology.net/2011/05/are-skeptical-scientists-funded-by.html)



I wonder when we can expect retractions from The Carbon Brief, as well as...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 17th May 2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 58,662
Posted By metamars
AE911Truth at 1.5 Juggernaut Strength!

History was made today* as Architects and Engineers surpassed 1,500 verified architectural and engineeering professionals. As 1,000 such individuals constitutes a "juggernaut", 1,500 represents a...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 5th May 2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 49,865
Posted By metamars
Ae911Truth is soon to surpass the 1.5 Juggernaut...

Ae911Truth is soon to surpass the 1.5 Juggernaut mark. Watch for it!

But seriously, this post doesn't make a whole lot of sense, and it seems deliberately misleading. What kind of mind, with any...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 28th April 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 808,345
Posted By metamars
Thanks. Unfortunately, when I went to compare...

Thanks. Unfortunately, when I went to compare what you write with the page I linked to, that had an "Update" section with the long form of the birth certificate, where I drew the quote from, I see...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 28th April 2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 808,345
Posted By metamars
Would somebody debunk, point by point, this birther reference on Obama's long form

I honestly haven't paid much attention to this, since I assumed, as my reference says, that if Obama was ineligible for office, this would have been found out by his political opponents.

...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th March 2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,568
Posted By metamars
"Each and every one of them is the only person in...

"Each and every one of them is the only person in America who has ever read the Constitution"


Are you serious? Besides "Each and every one of them is the only person in America who has ever read...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th March 2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,568
Posted By metamars
The 911blogger story of the Taibbi - Gold debate...

The 911blogger story of the Taibbi - Gold debate is here (http://911blogger.com/news/2011-03-24/matt-taibbi-course-we-ve-been-lied-about-911). It got lots of comments.
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th March 2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,568
Posted By metamars
A statement can be both a lie and exaggeration,...

A statement can be both a lie and exaggeration, depending on intent. If a man catches a 5 pound flounder, and tells his buddies that it was 40 pounds, knowing that they won't take him literally, it's...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 29th March 2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,568
Posted By metamars
It's obvious to me that he must be exaggerating....

It's obvious to me that he must be exaggerating. As in grossly exaggerating. Not a valuable tendency in somebody who is supposed to be an investigative reporter.

Hopefully, you have grasped my...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 29th March 2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,568
Posted By metamars
No, I didn't accuse him of being "somewhat over...

No, I didn't accuse him of being "somewhat over the top". Rather, he's exaggerated so much, or lied, that I can't trust his judgement and objectivity. His integrity is indeed in question, which is...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 28th March 2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,568
Posted By metamars
Well, I wouldn't go that far. However, I myself...

Well, I wouldn't go that far. However, I myself have questioned his integrity. His descriptions of Tea Partiers were so one sided or exaggerated that they amounted to not just smears, but absurd...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 23rd March 2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5,110
Views: 276,761
Posted By metamars
That's what they want you to think! ...

That's what they want you to think!

Actually, you're right, according to this, p. 103. (http://www.scribd.com/doc/24365561/Adolf-Hitler-a-Chronology-of-His-Life-and-Time).

While it seems...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd March 2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,110
Views: 276,761
Posted By metamars
Nice find, but how do you know that this was the...

Nice find, but how do you know that this was the only meeting that Hitler attended that day? Your reference says that the meeting lasted only 2 hours, then lunch, with all guests leaving by about 4...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd March 2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5,110
Views: 276,761
Posted By metamars
There was a January 4, 1933 (not 1932) meeting...

There was a January 4, 1933 (not 1932) meeting that both Dulles brothers were said to have attended:...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd March 2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5,110
Views: 276,761
Posted By metamars
I spent about half an hour looking for...

I spent about half an hour looking for confirmation that Dulles was at the January 4, 1932 meeting where western financing for Hitler and the Nazis was secured. I couldn't find any.

I did run...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st March 2011, 06:26 AM
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Views: 276,761
Posted By metamars
Anybody knowledgeable about political maneuvering...

Anybody knowledgeable about political maneuvering leading to WW2 care to comment?

I found the following fascinating, and plausible. However, I've not read up on WW2 history, with the minor...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 14th March 2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,906
Posted By metamars
Maybe not, but I have a feeling that you have...

Maybe not, but I have a feeling that you have more tiger blood than carlitos. :D
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 14th March 2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,906
Posted By metamars
Didn't read through them, but seems like the...

Didn't read through them, but seems like the usual JREF fluff, wherein the questions are mostly framing to allow the regurgitation of insults.

Is there anything like statistical data that would...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 14th March 2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,906
Posted By metamars
No. Have I anywhere indicated that I support...

No. Have I anywhere indicated that I support everything Rancourt says and does? In point of fact, his essay on Chomsky was an embarassment, and he was taken apart as a result of that.



...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 27th December 2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,775
Posted By metamars
Are you suggesting that debunkers collectively...

Are you suggesting that debunkers collectively behave like the 3 stooges?

If so, in fairness to the 3 stooges, I must point out that they didn't have any pretensions of being truth seekers or...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th December 2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 24,587
Posted By metamars
Al Queda did not do this. Bin Laden, sitting in...

Al Queda did not do this. Bin Laden, sitting in some underground bunker in Pakistan (he gave up the cave in Afghanistan), could not have planned the destruction of the stadium.

Therefore, simple...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 11th October 2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,158
Posted By metamars
Yes

Yes
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 11th October 2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,158
Posted By metamars
Not that one can draw any firm conclusions from...

Not that one can draw any firm conclusions from this, but Michael Scheuer seemed awfully nervous and stuttered during his segment. He's afraid of something, though I'm not sure what.
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 11th October 2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,158
Posted By metamars
It's hard to make any substantive comment, being...

It's hard to make any substantive comment, being that (unless I missed something), neither Shaffer or Michael Scheuer mentioned specifics that they believed should have been included in the report,...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 10th October 2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,158
Posted By metamars
Shaffer (Able Danger): "Everybody on the commission was covering up for someone."

Link (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=n6n2FgwWg7A#!)

Imagine my surprise!

911blogger link...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 9th October 2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 58,662
Posted By metamars
Since I can't add any more links (I've tried),...

Since I can't add any more links (I've tried), you may want to ask the same question, but with a lower number.
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 9th October 2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 58,662
Posted By metamars
ae911truth is now at 1.333 Juggernauts

ae911truth is now at 1.333 Juggernauts
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th August 2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 139,607
Posted By metamars
Use the search function, please. Here, at...

Use the search function, please. Here, at physorg, and the911forum.

It can't be "the most favorable scenario for collapse arrest" if it incorporates assumptions that both favor collapse, and that...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 29th August 2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 139,607
Posted By metamars
I was referring specifically to BZ. ...

I was referring specifically to BZ.

Subsequent papers looked more relevant to a real collapse. (Which is a good thing since, as noted, BZ is illogical, and can't prove anything about a real world...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 29th August 2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 139,607
Posted By metamars
Considering that Bazant Zhou postulates an axial...

Considering that Bazant Zhou postulates an axial impact - in their theory, not in the real world collapse - you'd think that they would have referred to the literature on axial impacts which existed...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd August 2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,228
Posted By metamars
My advice, if he's unattached, is to check out...

My advice, if he's unattached, is to check out the We Are Change girls in Manhattan. Pretty durn cute, if you ask me! Especially that one who laughs a lot. Quite a contrast with the pretentious...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd August 2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 280,817
Posted By metamars
It's an infrequent event when beachnut writes...

It's an infrequent event when beachnut writes anything worth reading. I suggest that you put him on ignore. That's what I did.
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 20th August 2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 58,662
Posted By metamars
No, for ascertaining that ae911truth.org is at...

No, for ascertaining that ae911truth.org is at 1.254 Juggernauts.
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 20th August 2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 58,662
Posted By metamars
Don't you feel silly, now? (Thank-you Bell,...

Don't you feel silly, now?

(Thank-you Bell, BTW).
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 20th August 2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 58,662
Posted By metamars
With so many engineers in their group, I'm sure...

With so many engineers in their group, I'm sure that they could do some more of the simple analyses. Plus, I'm guessing that they could also pick hundreds of holes in the NIST report, via...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 20th August 2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 58,662
Posted By metamars
I may have complemented them on specific aspects,...

I may have complemented them on specific aspects, but on the whole, I have been critical. Critical enough, actually, to quit ae911truth. And before I quit, BTW, I had posted in their forum about...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th August 2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 58,662
Posted By metamars
I never told you or anybody to trust their...

I never told you or anybody to trust their analysis. Trust and science don't go well together.



No. I'm busy. The only way I'll do this in the near future is to write a program to parse the...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th August 2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 58,662
Posted By metamars
In science, one typically repeats experiments...

In science, one typically repeats experiments many times before announcing results. If they had a glitch in their system one day, I don't really care. If it's ongoing, that would make me wonder....
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th August 2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 58,662
Posted By metamars
Self-validating debunkerism! What a novelty!

Self-validating debunkerism! What a novelty!
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