If it weren't for the fact I'd be put on a government watchlist for the rest of my life, I might even suggest that perhaps the issue is more complex than we think.
Like almost everything, the issue IS more complex than we think. Drugs, for profit prisons, whether or not 'hitting your kids' is acceptable. You name a topic and I'm sure I can come up with a half dozen different sides to it. As for the government watch lists, I'm sure we're both on a couple dozen already. There's just the matter of 'is this an issue people care about right now'.
How can "the belief that climate change is a fraud" a conspiracy theory when climate change has yet to be proven? Climate change can be proven to be false just by going threw all the research, we already know there are many things that are wrong and edited data to make it look real
I'll admit that I haven't gone through ALL the research, but the research I have seen is pretty compelling that climate change exists. NASA has some good and well cited evidence in support of it here but if you're one of those people who refuse to change your mind even in the face of overwhelming evidence, I doubt there's much I can do to change your mind on the subject.
Sure, a techie (even a poor techie) could make that work. But when something goes foo-bar on that laptop, the teacher doesn't have the time to provide the free tech support to make it work again.
As someone who worked at McDonald's for several years, I can honestly claim that I put up with some pretty shady business practices, and the bosses made me feel like I should be excited that I was making $7.75 an hour. But at the time I felt trapped, because I needed the job to support myself, so I couldn't just quit. I saw several other people in the same boat, or worse (single mothers who have to support themselves and their kids). If I knew I could count on a minimum income A) most companies probably wouldn't try pulling some of the shady crap, and B) if they did I would feel free to leave that job and know I was at least going to have a roof over my head until I found the next one.
I noticed that the network, now more fully trained, could generate meaningful, novel cards. However, it also had a knack for generating profoundly useless cards. Here are a few snippets from the output: * When $THIS enters the battlefield, each creature you control loses trample until end of turn.
Not a bonus, but plenty of creatures have slightly negative effects if they cost less to summon than their positive traits might suggest.
True, but having your own creatures lose trample is unusual as a drawback to a card, it's a very very situational penalty.
* Whenever another creature enters the battlefield, you may tap two untapped Mountains you control.
Weird, but if you're prevented from tapping mana sources for some reason...
Due to a combination of how the stack works, and the majority of mana sources having the timing priority it's pretty much impossible to prevent a player from tapping a mana source for mana. The best you can really do is force the timing of it so that it's not useful for your opponent to tap a source for mana, for example if you use a spell or effect that would cause an opponent's land to be tapped, they can always tap it to add it's mana to their mana pool before the effect that causes it to be tapped resolves. Now whether that mana is usable before it drains away at the end of a phase is up for debate, but you can't really be prevented from tapping for mana. Again the above card text falls into the category of 'this could be legal on a card but it's a weird card'
* 3, : Add 2 to your mana pool.
Useful if you're tricked into a large mana-burn situation. It effectively reduces all mana-burn down to 1.
Mana burn was removed in the 2010 rules update. So again this is a rather strange ability
* Legendary creatures can't attack unless its controller pays 2 for each Zombie you control.
Oddly specific, but not useless.
Agreed, still kind of a weird ability though.
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