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Earth Approaching Tipping Point Say Scientists

bocin Overpopulation is bunk. (759 comments)

This link will show why...http://persquaremile.com/2011/01/18/if-the-worlds-population-lived-in-one-city/

more than 2 years ago
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Computer Games That Defined RPGs In the 1980s

bocin Telengard rocked (350 comments)

I used to play telengard on my Atari 800xl. Great oldie!!

more than 2 years ago
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Have We Lost Our Privacy To the Internet?

bocin Re:I believe so. (222 comments)

How about shattering the "myth" of personal privacy and give us you credit card numbers, social security number and mabey even your name, "Anonymous Coward"? That's not to fanciful now, is it?

more than 2 years ago
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Mysterious Dark Matter Blob Confounds Experts

bocin A hint on the nature of dark matter. (151 comments)

"We have to learn again that science without contact with experiments is an enterprise which is likely to go completely astray into imaginary conjecture." Hannes Alfven.

more than 2 years ago
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Comet Lovejoy Plunges Into the Sun and Survives

bocin Re:Misleading title (209 comments)

How does the heat from the core bypass the "surface" and heat the photosphere to 1mil. kelvin? Is there any observable evidence to support the theory that the core is so dense and hot? No. The current cosmological model has left the lab and gone off into the imaginary realms of mathematics. This semi-mystical approach toward truth is as far-fetched as the old idea that the sun was a big piece of coal! There is, however, evidence to indicate that the sun is a positive anode discharging into the negatively charged space around it. Gravity Sucks. Electricity Rules!!

more than 2 years ago
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Fish Evolve Immunity To Toxic Sludge

bocin Re:So, dump more sludge? (267 comments)

Not a bigot. Not a racist. Not a hater. Sir you are a TROLL! Most likely a G.N.A troll. Busted?

more than 2 years ago
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PETA To Launch Pornography Website

bocin What to do with all the cows? (348 comments)

OK, so everyone on the planet decides to stop eating meat. What do we do with all the animals (cows, pigs, goats, ect.).

more than 2 years ago
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Drug Companies Lose Special Protection On Facebook

bocin Re:What 'Special Protection'? (181 comments)

"From 1998 through 2005, reported serious adverse drug events increased 2.6-fold from 34 966 to 89 842, and fatal adverse drug events increased 2.7-fold from 5519 to 15 107. Reported serious events increased 4 times faster than the total number of outpatient prescriptions during the period. In a subset of drugs with 500 or more cases reported in any year, drugs related to safety withdrawals accounted for 26% of reported events in that group in 1999, declining to less than 1% in 2005. For 13 new biotechnology products, reported serious events grew 15.8-fold, from 580 reported in 1998 to 9181 in 2005. The increase was influenced by relatively few drugs: 298 of the 1489 drugs identified (20%) accounted for 407 394 of the 467 809 events (87%)." This is from http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/167/16/1752. Anyone notice that they are drugging us to death? The Public needs special protection. Sorry about the "Hate Speech"

more than 2 years ago
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1928 Time Traveler Caught On Film?

bocin Re:OK, I'll bite. (685 comments)

Sounds like you've nailed that one....Good call!

more than 3 years ago
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Time To Rethink the School Desk?

bocin Re:Hmmm (405 comments)

Wow. Spend more money without having to teach. What more could a concerned parent want? (Or a teacher for that matter!)

more than 3 years ago
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US Gov't Makes a Mess of Classifying Sensitive Data

bocin Our beloved schools are to blame. (100 comments)

How surprising can it be? Just look at all the bloody "geniuses" our schools put out. Eventually some of them go to work for Uncle Sam. Obviously there seem to be a lot of them in the Department of Education as well as other government sectors.

more than 3 years ago
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Climate Change and the Integrity of Science

bocin Re:It won't work (1046 comments)

Never before has an established government tried to keep their citizens is as much fear as ours. No effort has been spared to instill this sense of insecurity. The media shouts the alarm in every possible way. Science is abused and used to declare doom and destruction. Boogie men lurk at every turn ready to rape our children and blow up our buildings. Even American citizens are turned into prospective terrorists. Why? To What Ends. Who benefits in the long run. Let us live our lives in peace, without fear mongering!!!

more than 4 years ago
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Good SAT Scores Lead To Higher Egg Donor Prices

bocin Re:Genetics and prejudice (175 comments)

Eugenics is evil. Control of the outcome of birth is only half the means to an unproven end. The other side of the eugenics coin is the control over who is suitable to continue living and who will be weeded out. Eugenics has always used both of these methods to attempt to create the "superman". Beware the folk who promote eugenics. They, in most cases, have delusions of grandeur and feel they alone can make the decisions concerning who lives and who dies.

more than 4 years ago
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A Warming Planet Can Mean More Snow

bocin Re:Science or Religion? (1136 comments)

Note that religion also finds no contradictions to its teachings in nature and the belief system of most religions do not allow for a believer to reconsider their "theory" (dogma in other words).

more than 4 years ago
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Religion in Video Games

bocin Games corrupt youth? (523 comments)

"Part of the problem is that the game industry is often touted as being a corrupting influence for the youth of the world." This is a statement that has no basis in fact. Kids used to play cowboys and indians and other games that involved pretend gunfights and pretend killing. Since the memory of man goeth not to the contrary children have had games that involved make believe violence. I believe it is clear who is to blame for the lack of disipline that todays youth displays: The social workers who strike fear into parents and the psychiatrists with their diagnosis of "attention deficit disorder". When a child has only self direction to steer them because their parents are to afraid to teach them the word NO then you get a child who is confused, anxious even violent. Of course this is nothing a good dose of ritlan or some such drug can't fix right up. Please note that a majority of the proponents of the theory that video games cause violence in youth are the social workers and the psychiatrists. Look at the time line. When these two groups became the last word in child rearing is when most of the problems in young people (violence in particular) started. These people are educated and totally aware of what they have wrought in the lives of our children. Teaching self disipline to children can and will improve their quality of life. Here's a link to a TED video that more than proves this point: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0yhHKWUa0g&feature=player_embedded Peace..... Oh bye the way religion has nothing to sell that I care to buy....

more than 4 years ago
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Government Delays New Ban On Internet Gambling

bocin Re:Can an American explain it to me? (143 comments)

I'm sure the history of gambling prohibition has root in some B.S. moral/religious grounds. Gambling does seem to lose most, if not all, of its EVIL value when regulated by government.

more than 3 years ago
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Obama Wants Computer Privacy Ruling Overturned

bocin Re:You sound like you're surprised (670 comments)

Same as the old boss, indeed. What amazes me is that we're still a two party system and that people continue to think that their vote matters.

The illusion of choice feeds the delusion of freedom!

more than 4 years ago

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