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Stephen Hawkins on Science and Technology

Stephen http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/techandscience/most-threats-to-humans-come-from-science-and-technology-warns-hawking/ar-BBopWib?jid=50112&rid=1&FORM=MD12QC&OCID=MD12QC&wt.mc_id=MD12QC He is entitled to an opinion, but it is a flakey one. It is disturbing when scientists gain authority because of good scientific work, and then it used to back up opinions that are based on less and … Continue reading

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Quote, by Jasmuheen: “We can and do control the direction of our own evolution.”

Quote, by Jasmuheen: “We can and do control the direction of our own evolution.” Or we can do nothing and go the way of the ‘dodo.’ ——————————————————————————————————- I cannot take this seriously. To start with Jasmuheen is either completely nuts … Continue reading

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Rose’s Rant: Google allowing Obscenities on YouTube

Google has ruined YouTube. Just about every change they have made is for the worse. Inability to follow the thread of a conversation, inability to “thumb down” comments, intrusive ads, using personal data from many sources to make suggested viewing, … Continue reading

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Rose on Buddhism.

I first studied Buddhism in my early twenties.  However I have never been strong enough to become a Buddhist. I have no patience with the pseudo-Buddhists who obfuscate what is at its heart a simple, but extremely demanding, system of … Continue reading

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ROSE’S RANT:Bizarre Border Busts

Bizarre border busts (http://travel.ca.msn.com/bizarre-border-busts?sharedfrom=scptiy)– —- Very Bizarre, but also very serious. Smuggled exotic animals often manage to escape, establish feral populations, and cause general mayhem, like the way Pythons and Anacondas have colonized the Everglades (they have already almost wiped out … Continue reading

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ROSE’S RANT:Effects of one big meal to our bodies’

Mall Site: http://www.lbsgoneforevermall.com Click on this link to watch! http://abcnews.go.com/video/playerIndex?id=8018373 _______________________________________ Interesting – but entirely unscientific (the effects of one ridiculously big meal on one person). It is just propaganda, designed for dramatic impact by people that want to convert … Continue reading

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ROSE’S RANT:Upon an advertisement ‘joint pain aid’

It is interesting how most adverts of this sort make unsubstantiated claims, but never give any references to independent clinical trials (and in a respected, peer-reviewed medical or biological journal) that demonstrat the benefits in a statistically significant way. This … Continue reading

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