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Old 21st January 2019, 02:11 PM   #561
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I did - I guess I kinda went out on a limb.
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Old 21st January 2019, 02:18 PM   #562
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Originally Posted by MEequalsIxR View Post
I suppose one of the cat food companies could make bird flavored cat food on a lark.

They already do. My two kitties get chicken (with gravy!!!) pretty often.
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You got me there. I guess then turkey and duck should be added to the list.
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Originally Posted by Giordano View Post
Scientific fact: the words "beef," "lamb," "chicken, "salmon," etc. on a cat or dog food package indicate only the species of one of the ingredients. By no means do they indicate the part(s) of the animal the ingredient came from, its physical appearance before processing, or our expectation of what should be considered "meat."
I read the list of ingredients on a tin of cat food once. It listed "Meat, meat derivatives, fish, fish derivatives, derivatives of vegetable origin, minerals." Other than ionised plasma, I can't think of anything that couldn't have been in it.

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Ancient Egypt had archeologists. Over 2000 years ago they decided to preserve their history lest it be forgotten.

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Vegetarians have lower risks of obesity, cardiovascular disease, and colorectal cancer than meat eaters.
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H2O becomes less dense when it freezes which is a very handy thing.

People who live in colder climates tend to be less dense than those that live in the tropics. In Australia the term "gone tropo" is well known to describe someone who lives in the tropics and has lost it.

Maybe there's a thesis in this somewhere.
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Originally Posted by Thor 2 View Post
People who live in colder climates tend to be less dense than those that live in the tropics. In Australia the term "gone tropo" is well known to describe someone who lives in the tropics and has lost it.

Maybe there's a thesis in this somewhere.
Less dense? Do you mean less stupid? There used to be a widely-held (and racist) belief that people from cold climates were naturally more intelligent than people from hot climates. That was part of the reason why the city of Canberra was situated where it was - it was thought that being cold and dry would mean that the people who were born there would be smarter. It also meant that people wouldn't want to stay there and become career politicians.

King O'Malley was a colourful character. Ironically there's a pub named after him.
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
Less dense? Do you mean less stupid? There used to be a widely-held (and racist) belief that people from cold climates were naturally more intelligent than people from hot climates. That was part of the reason why the city of Canberra was situated where it was - it was thought that being cold and dry would mean that the people who were born there would be smarter. It also meant that people wouldn't want to stay there and become career politicians.

King O'Malley was a colourful character. Ironically there's a pub named after him.

I guess you know I was joking. I lived most of my life in the tropics.
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Alcohol and water mixtures become more dense.
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I guess you know I was joking. I lived most of my life in the tropics.
Well, you could have had an actual density as in physical property thing going. I had to check.
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According the WHO, processed meat is carcinogenic to humans.
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In 1988 a woman a woman born with no vagina somehow managed to give birth via a set of incredible circumstances that are really, really hard to believe.

Today I Found Out: The Bizarre Story of the Girl with No Vagina Who Was Stabbed and had a Baby.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbEFyeM4bow
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Alcohol and water mixtures become more dense.

Must be a joke in here somewhere because it contradicts fact.

Always found it amusing that heavy beer (higher alcohol content) is lighter than light beer. i.e. The higher the alcohol content the beer is the less dense.
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According the WHO, processed meat is carcinogenic to humans.
Yeeeeaahhhhh... there's a lot more to that than is commonly reported. Suffice to say that a statement such as this is incredibly misleading.

https://respectfulinsolence.com/2013...y-joe-mercola/
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There is a species of great ape called homo sapiens. The second name is pretty much an oxymoron.
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
There is a species of great ape called homo sapiens. The second name is pretty much an oxymoron.
From Mr. Deity and the Science Advisor (starting at about 2:58):

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PZ: That means "wise man."
Mr. Diety: So they're smarter than me?
PZ: You know how you name a small dog "Goliath?"
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In 1988 a woman a woman born with no vagina somehow managed to give birth via a set of incredible circumstances that are really, really hard to believe.
Totally bizarre.

Oral conception. Impregnation via the proximal gastrointestimal tract in a patient with an aplastic distal vagina. Case report


Often when people hear of some bizarre story they shake their heads and say only in America and other times they shake their heads and say only in Africa.
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
In 1988 a woman a woman born with no vagina somehow managed to give birth via a set of incredible circumstances that are really, really hard to believe.

Today I Found Out: The Bizarre Story of the Girl with No Vagina Who Was Stabbed and had a Baby.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbEFyeM4bow
Sounds like a story the writers of House rejected because it was too fanciful.
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
In 1988 a woman a woman born with no vagina somehow managed to give birth via a set of incredible circumstances that are really, really hard to believe.

Today I Found Out: The Bizarre Story of the Girl with No Vagina Who Was Stabbed and had a Baby.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbEFyeM4bow
The guy unfortunately makes the common error of confusing "immaculate conception" with "virgin birth". The former actually refers to Mary as having been conceived without original sin.
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The guy unfortunately makes the common error of confusing "immaculate conception" with "virgin birth". The former actually refers to Mary as having been conceived without original sin.
I remember Ben Stein lost an episode of "Win Ben Stein's Money" because he made the same mistake. He was quite shocked that he got it wrong.
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The guy unfortunately makes the common error of confusing "immaculate conception" with "virgin birth". The former actually refers to Mary as having been conceived without original sin.
Did you mean "Mary as having conceived" (i.e., Jesus as having been conceived)?

And do you know what they (I assume the RCC) define as "original sin" in this context?
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Did you mean "Mary as having conceived" (i.e., Jesus as having been conceived)?

And do you know what they (I assume the RCC) define as "original sin" in this context?
NO. The Immaculate Conception means that Mary was conceived and born without original sin. Nothing to do with Jesus conception or birth.
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NO. The Immaculate Conception means that Mary was conceived and born without original sin. Nothing to do with Jesus conception or birth.
Wow. Okay. Thanks. Didn't know that.
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Must be a joke in here somewhere because it contradicts fact.

Always found it amusing that heavy beer (higher alcohol content) is lighter than light beer. i.e. The higher the alcohol content the beer is the less dense.
The problem with your reasoning is Beer is more than just a mixture of water and alcohol.

And which is higher alcohol content Guinness or Harp?

The Harp is the one that is on the bottom in a Black and Tan.
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Did you mean "Mary as having conceived" (i.e., Jesus as having been conceived)?
No. Mary's conception (ie, Mary being created as an embryo) was without original sin. That's the immaculate conception. Jesus is god, so he can't have original sin, that's not a relevant descriptor for him.

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And do you know what they (I assume the RCC) define as "original sin" in this context?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Original_sin#Catholicism
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NO. The Immaculate Conception means that Mary was conceived and born without original sin. Nothing to do with Jesus conception or birth.
I wouldn't say it had nothing to do with it, but it is separate and distinct from it. Mary had to be born without original sin in order to become Jesus' mother, it wasn't a coincidence.
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Wow. Okay. Thanks. Didn't know that.
It's a really common misunderstanding. From the Wikipedia article:
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The Immaculate Conception is commonly confused with the virgin birth of Jesus, the latter being, rather, the doctrine of the Incarnation. While virtually all Christians believe in the virgin birth of Jesus, it is principally Roman Catholics, along with various other Christian denominations, who believe in the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception.
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Does that mean that in the story Mary also did not have a father?

In other words, both Mary and Mary's mom gave birth to babies without a male inseminating?
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Does that mean that in the story Mary also did not have a father?

In other words, both Mary and Mary's mom gave birth to babies without a male inseminating?

Reproductive sex between (properly sanctified) married couples is not a sin in Catholicism. Original Sin is magically-inherited guilt for Adam's and Eve's (mostly Eve's) disobedience, not for having been conceived via sex.

The immaculate conception was magically free of that magical curse. (One of the more easily accomplished bits of divine magic in religion, it would seem.)
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The problem with your reasoning is Beer is more than just a mixture of water and alcohol.

And which is higher alcohol content Guinness or Harp?

The Harp is the one that is on the bottom in a Black and Tan.

You have made a silly statement and now you clutter it up with a lot of crap.

Hydrometers are used to measure alcohol content. The further they sink into the solution the less the specific gravity (ie. density) is and the higher the alcoholic content. For your Info:

https://www.instructables.com/id/Mea...-a-Hydrometer/
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Does that mean that in the story Mary also did not have a father?

In other words, both Mary and Mary's mom gave birth to babies without a male inseminating?
No, at least not in modern Catholic doctrine, although that was proposed at one time. It's discussed in the Wiki article.
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You have made a silly statement and now you clutter it up with a lot of crap.

Hydrometers are used to measure alcohol content. The further they sink into the solution the less the specific gravity (ie. density) is and the higher the alcoholic content.
Note, though, that hydrometers work by assuming a pure alcohol/water mix. Granted, that is a model which works for any real beer or wine, but it is not (in principle) perfectly accurate. For instance, the presence of large amounts of unfermented sugar would affect the reading. In practice, hydrometers are used in the final stages of fermentation, when more or less by definition most of the sugar has been converted to alcohol.
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Note, though, that hydrometers work by assuming a pure alcohol/water mix. Granted, that is a model which works for any real beer or wine, but it is not (in principle) perfectly accurate. For instance, the presence of large amounts of unfermented sugar would affect the reading. In practice, hydrometers are used in the final stages of fermentation, when more or less by definition most of the sugar has been converted to alcohol.

Oh absolutely! Other substances in solution certainly effect specific gravity also.

I was addressing the statement: "Alcohol and water mixtures become more dense."

Well I suppose you could say that alcohol becomes more dense when you add water.
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Oh absolutely! Other substances in solution certainly effect specific gravity also.

I was addressing the statement: "Alcohol and water mixtures become more dense."

Well I suppose you could say that alcohol becomes more dense when you add water.

You could, I guess. But it would be more accurate to say that when water is added to alcohol the mixture is more dense than the alcohol alone.
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You could, I guess. But it would be more accurate to say that when water is added to alcohol the mixture is more dense than the alcohol alone.

I concede that is a clearer way to put it.
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That was part of the reason why the city of Canberra was situated where it was - it was thought that being cold and dry would mean that the people who were born there would be smarter.
Ha! Is that for real? Was born there but I've never heard this.
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Old 26th January 2019, 09:36 AM   #600
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Originally Posted by Thor 2 View Post
You have made a silly statement and now you clutter it up with a lot of crap.

Hydrometers are used to measure alcohol content. The further they sink into the solution the less the specific gravity (ie. density) is and the higher the alcoholic content. For your Info:

https://www.instructables.com/id/Mea...-a-Hydrometer/

That's beside the point.

The reason for that is that alcohol is less dense than water, so of course the more alcohol content, the less dense the solution.

What I was saying, was that you mix some alcohol with some water, and the resulting volume will be less than the sum of the volume of the alcohol and water you are mixing.

Add a cup of water to a cup of alcohol and you get less than 2 cups of mixture.

Resulting in a more dense solution.
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