Thank you science and technology for giving me the chance to pursue a career in telemarketing.
One day I will tell my wide-eyed grand children about about my dashing adventures as an itinerant telemarketer.
Obviously you need to ask at a petrol station in the US too!
This is Japan. They have PA systems all over the place to bring earthquake warnings.
Backing that up with whatever they can lay their hands on
Apparantly that includes twitter.
Should I take that to mean that most countries have had incidents where somebody knowingly introduced poison in the food supply?
Or do you mean that China, as such, knowingly poisoned it's own people. (cite please)
Or are you trying to say that there are countries where something like this has never happened? In that case, please, name one!
I'll make it easier and let you name a country where nobody poisoned the food supply in this century. Should be easy, shouldn't it?
Theology works on the theory of a creator
No. It doesn't. It works on a story of a creator. There's no evidence for one; there's no way to test to see if there is one; there's no way to test to see if there isn't one (it's not falsifiable); there are no predictions re effects upon reality that arise from the idea; etc. Theism is in no way qualified as a theory. Theism is speculation, no more than that, in terms of its value in quantifying reality.
You're only right if we're talking in the abstract about just any creator, but we're not, despite any the weasel wording, we're talking about the Lord God of christianity.
And that creator creates a strong expectation that there will be no dinosaur bones (and no Auswitch etc).
My predictions of the effects that should be observed may be wrong, but nothing that causes (significant) effects on this world is truly outside the purview of sience!
Secondly, it's a pointless, valueless question. It's on exactly the same level as "is there a Santa Claus?" There's zero evidence for such a thing, despite thousands of yeas of looking for same, so, other than writing fiction or cult-building, there's no reason to assume there is one, and therefore no reason to worry about whether there is one (or several.) When you concern yourself with it, you're simply self-identifying as a cultist or an intellectual lightweight.
Just because Santa is somebody's father in a suit doesn't mean he doesn't exist.
Or would you claim Officers of the Law do not exist? They, too, are just somebody's father in a suit
Yep, exactly. Most sites don't bother because only a small minority does it and that small minority tends to be disproportionately made up of the kooky anti-consumerist crowd anyway, who aren't worth advertising to due to their hatred of advertising in general. If ad blocking ever went mainstream you'd see more sites tying content to ads explicitly.
Freebies still give increased marketshare.
They hurt you little. They are only a serious problem for your would-be competitors.
Let them try to solve it.
. If the courts do not rule narrowly and uphold first sale doctrine for these EEE books, the publishers will simply stop licensing EEE books under cheap terms. Millions of Asian students will be affected.
How does that stack up against cheap ereaders from china and scanners?
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