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RE: Abortion and Global Warming
"On the front of every abortion clinic should be a sign proclaiming, 'Proudly Fighting Future Global Warming – One Fetus At A Time'. - Joe Hepperle (yes, me!)"

RE: Change You Can Believe In
"Wake up! Nothing has changed. Same wars, same bailouts, same destruction of the middle class, same Secretary of Defense, same Homeland Security, same Patriot Act, same Gitmo Prison. SAME, not CHANGE."
March 2011 comment by YouTube user, onthewall888, Found HERE

RE: The Science Is Settled and Consensus
"Peer reviewed journals just prove that the echo chamber remains soundproof. "
Found HERE - 'Russneal' in comments section, approx. 02-21-2011

RE: Fake Veterans and Fake Heroes
"Veteran?? Bullsh*t! The only conflict this guy is a veteran of is the 'War on Drugs', and in that, he was an enemy combatant!!"
Found HERE

RE: Scribd
On torrentfreak.com:
One person's response to notice by another person that they had written a certain "Guide" and posted it on Scribd and asking for feedback...

37 Jul 17, 2010 at 17:48 by ffgold


Here's my feedback: put the PDF somewhere where it can be downloaded without having to sign up to Facebook or Scribd.

Original source material open source

After much research I have written “The Free Software Guide” Get it here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/3445... I have made this guide in order to support file-sharing. It covers UseNet’s on page 12 and file-sharing in general since torrents may not be the only solution. I would love if you could give me some feedback on it.

RE: Police shootings of innocent victims (Jacksonville Florida Sheriff's Office)
"Cowards thoughtlessly use overwhelming force as a first choice in inappropriate situations because they are, well they are cowards. They should test police for cowardliness in the presence of a minor threat and remove them if they over react, as cowards with guns are a threat to innocent people everywhere."
Found HERE, (user "overdoneputaforkinit") Date: 08/12/2010 10:23 AM

Note: One person questioned whether "coward" was the right word to use, but they agreed wholeheartedly with the poster's sentiment by recharacterizing the police action as, "...monumental stupidity and a reckless, cowboy disregard for anyone or anything other than getting the suspect. Unbelievable stupidity and a grotesque love of their own power. Gross recklessness. Mind-numbing and power-mad. Such tiny brains I'm surprised they can walk and chew gum at the same time..."

RE: RealPlayer
"RealOne/RealPlayer... is intrusive and annoying beyond belief and I am not willing to reinstall it on my machine (it was hard enough to get rid of it completely in the first place) nor do I want to encourage others to have it."
Eszter Hargittai ('The Small Print' section, near bottom)

RE: Some people say that the sky is not blue, it only appears blue...
"If I look at a gas and see blue, then the color of the gas is blue. That's what the word 'color' means."
Bill Beaty

RE: Godwin's Law
"Godwin's Law is more for things like discussions on whether coffee or tea is better, with the tea lover calling the coffee lover a Nazi since Hitler liked coffee. Discussions on, say, comparing a certain president - who invades countries on false pretenses, tries to establish a police state in his own country, calls people who disagrees with him 'traitors', kills hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians and calls it 'collateral damage', and so on - with Hitler would not invoke Godwin's Law since there is a reasonable basis for a comparison."
Evilest Doer (969227), July 04 2007)

RE: God Loves Abortion!
"Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up."
Hosea 13:16

RE: God sends a gang to rape your wife!
11 And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity...
. . .
15 Every one that is found shall be thrust through; and every one that is joined unto them shall fall by the sword.
16 Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.
Isaiah 13:11-16

RE: "Blinded By The Light" (song) by Bruce Springsteen et cover by Manfred Mann
"This song is about Paul's conversion, as told in the Acts of the Apostles. The verses retell the story as a present-day singer trying to get a gig. It uses several metaphores in a stream-of-conscienceness style."
Andrew, Apex, NC, comment on songfacts.com

RE: Leaving me speechless
"...the Thermodynamics laws were bent over like a pig in a redneck's barn... "
Needs source, Joe

RE: Australian news article, Pope declares Mary MacKillop's second 'miracle'"
"What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof"
Comment written by BK of Flagstaff Hill 6:10pm December 21, 2009

RE: The August 2007 Draft Ivory-billed Woodpecker Recovery Plan published by the US Fish and Wildlife Service
" ...ten cups of weak coffee do not make a pot of strong coffee. "
David Sibley

RE: Freedom
"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen."
Samuel Adams

RE: Website programmers who don't know their trash from a hole in the ground
"...when the user clicked to go back... the options she had picked on the forms had been erased and she had to start over. Talk about a frustrating experience."
Eszter Hargittai (HERE)

RE: Juggalos (Insane Clown Posse fans)
"U may have juggalo family but thats just like saying you have a family full of retards"
YouTube comments HERE from Youtube user kratossse)

RE: Jack Welch Management Style
"An overburdened, over-stretched executive is the best executive, because he or she doesn't have the time to meddle, to deal in trivia, to bother people."
Jack Welch HERE

RE: About Disco-Era musical group, The Village People
"... the band was essentially engineered; designed and recruited by a producer to become successful and make money. Menudo, New Kids on the Block, N'Sync, and Backstreet Boys all also originated this way. Pop music from engineered groups is largely disposable; if you listen to it thirty years later, it's not because you like the chord changes, it's because it reminds you of some aspect of being alive when it was new."
Found HERE (comment by akb4 - orange, NJ)

RE: Service, Sacrifice, Masters, and Slaves
"Where there's sacrifice, there's someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there's service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master. -Ayn Rand"

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Found HERE

Full Quote:
[Nope. Color has many causes: absorption as with dyes, interference as with interference filters, and scattering as with smoke and aerogel. But further, color is a property perceived by humans and created by human retinas and minds response to incoming light. Regardless of the physical mechanism, if blue light comes from an object illuminated with white light, then we say that the object is 'colored blue'. Aerogel is blue/white in color. So are opals. So are thick layers of gas. If I look at a gas and see blue, then the color of the gas is blue. That's what the word 'color' means. The spectral distribution of the light striking the retina is critical, while the details of the physics which produced that distribution are irrelevant, because if it looks blue, it really is blue. Your reasoning is also wrong because, in order to be consistent, we'd have to say that interference coatings and blue-jay feathers and Morpho butterfly wings are NOT COLORED. After all, interference coatings and morpho wings and bluejay feathers are entirely made of transparent materials, and their perceived colors are created by wave interference rather than by dyes. Bluejays are blue, yet there are no blue dyes in their feathers at all. Air is analogous: when air is lit from the side, the air is colored blue, even though the color is created by wave mechanics rather than by selective absorbtion. (And of course air is also red/orange, as during a sunset. The color of air varies with viewing angle. Hmmm. Perhaps you would say that, if the color of an object will change in proportion to angle, then the color is not real?) -billb ]