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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: Meaning
« on: Yesterday at 02:10:48 pm »
There is something to that, certain observed patterns repeat because of the way the forces interact.

Certain patterns appear again and again because the interactions that form them go through similar methods on a micro and macro scale.
The conch shell, spirals of the galaxy to vortexes, hexagonal basalt pillars to honeycomb, even zebra  patterns to lines of a Diffraction grating.

The conch and Spiral of the galaxies is the way energies normally stratify, some through angular momentum, or because they grew from a point outwards. The hexagons form because of volcanic material because it is the optimal shape for energy distribution of things pressing around it (flies eyes, bubbles etc).

They do reveal similarities via their interactions, and there is something majestic in that, (in so far as math can be majestic). Mathematical principles that govern the interactions of our forces can have similar looking effects on the micro to macro scale.

Not quite,

In burning the waste, carbon scrubbers can trap Co2 in solid mass instead of pumping it into the environment. That solid matter can then be buried so we can have two forms of hazardous waste to kill our descendants with: Nuclear and Carbon.

Its not like she has anything else to occupy her or that urgently needs her attention...

Techmology and Scientism / Re: Recapturing elements from combustion
« on: March 20, 2018, 04:18:57 pm »
In some cases wood ash byproduct can be reused as fertilizers. Beyond that plastic burning or other hazardous gas emissions are harder to reclaim, the problem is the cost of doing it at scale.
Metal reclamation tends to be specific to those, gold and platinum are already recovered but comes with other byproducts.

But even if it's not recyclable, storing solid carbon instead of just burning waste should be used as much as possible if it can limit our environmental footprint.

Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: Meaning
« on: March 20, 2018, 04:02:40 pm »
"Light in the absence of eyes illuminates nothing. Visible forms are not inherent in the world, but are granted by the act of seeing. Though the world and events do exist independent of mind, they obtain of no meaning in themselves- none that the mind is not guilty of imposing on them"
-Trevor Goodchild

1+1 = 2 the interpretation of what is observed, mathematical systems emerge in the same form in different cultures as what they represent because they are constant.

Ricky Gervais touched on universal facts when he was talking about religion, I find him glib a lot of the time but this rang true with me:
If you were to destroy all the physical scientific text books, and every copy of a religious text say the bible, and wait say a few hundred years. The bible wouldn't reemerge, at least not unchanged.
The physical laws would reemerge, mostly unchanged because they are based on measurement, they are reproducible based on unchanging laws.

These I would consider the decoded meanings, and are observable to anything capable of doing so and comprehending them, they are not meanings we have created but are inherent to the context of our existence.

61 people clicked on this thread.

1 new guy answered.

60 old timers don't want to admit they got got.
It hurt cause you got my hopes up

Apple Talk / Re: Open Bar: Free Russian Orphans with Every Purchase
« on: February 27, 2018, 10:55:53 am »
He dictated a lot of those last books because he was better able to concentrate and keep his flow verbally, and showed good clarity right up towards the end while doing that, I'd like to think that it relaxed him in a confusing difficult time.

Aneristic Illusions / Re: Discordian Politics!
« on: February 20, 2018, 08:51:44 am »
They tend to be malleable and following persona's, their current childlike emperor could be abandoned if he stopped delivering sensationalism and I strongly suspect when he croaks in office Pence wont have the same veneration because he is boring, the logical heir apparent would be Vermin Supreme.

Apple Talk / Re: The most OM flim I have ever heard of
« on: February 19, 2018, 05:08:57 pm »
Sounds interesting, you didn't mention that it was from the sixties, the camera work looks quite pretty, even if the actors look like nervous wrecks.

Apple Talk / Re: Open Bar: Free Russian Orphans with Every Purchase
« on: February 15, 2018, 08:36:27 am »
The conspiracy has won when they can steal our sense of humor, they have already put their one man band into office, if we have brittle spirits we've already lost.

Apple Talk / Re: Welcome Back to Discordia
« on: February 15, 2018, 08:28:49 am »

*stomp stomp stomp, clatter clatter clatter, sound of vase braking, twomp twomp twomp, pant pant pant*

I'm here.  What did I miss?

Apple Talk / Re: Open Bar: Free Russian Orphans with Every Purchase
« on: February 09, 2018, 12:06:12 pm »
Yeah.  She also wrote me an email (which I've not read) and bought me a present to say sorry (which I've not looked at).  6 weeks after the event, no less.

Id read that email, It would be very accommodating if that email is an apology admitting her crime

Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: Theological Questions!
« on: February 02, 2018, 08:46:19 am »
Is Christianism compatible with Santaism?

Clarify. Do you mean LeVeyan satanism or Gilles-de-Rais/David-Berkowitz/Richard-Ramirez satanism?

Don't forget The Satanic Temple, who are about as theistic as...well...atheists

They are dogmatic Randians which is almost worse, Liberatarianism with candles

But the side of the bus said it would be better now

Apple Talk / Re: Open Bar: Free Russian Orphans with Every Purchase
« on: January 30, 2018, 08:35:43 am »
Some guy on facedook just suggested that we let people addicted to opioiods die, so i started to say something really harsh to him but I thought I'd look at his homepage first for some ammo, and he's a double amputee, and now I don't know what to do.

Cognitive dissonance, FTW!
Tell him to climb down off his soap box?

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