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+ General notice regarding comments: The spam filter is on overdrive (mostly because it's been rightfully filtering out a lot of more-clever-than-usual giant spams). [. . .]
+ @chip-daniels Without the gendering, sure. (And I share your appreciation for the distillation.) With the gendering, well, *as filtered mostly by Victorian men*, that's the story. Again, [. . .]
Kolohe

The latest plan approved by California regulators has Diablo Canyon closing in 2024-2025 (as you say, to coincide w/ license experation)

Pinky

Bio4 - You go to Ireland, you kiss the Blarney Stone. You go to Earth, you probe an earthling. It's just a thing.

Marianne
+ @pillsy This. It's not that I disagree with the basic premise. It's that I went through 4 years of hearing otherwise sensible people [. . .]
Chip Daniels
+ Maybe men could consider not being entitled assholes? 3,000 years of recorded humanity, in one sentence. No seriously. Almost all of recorded mythology, religion, history and [. . .]

This is the best part of the movie.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPtF-hvruDQ

Richard Hershberger

Maybe they were simply looking for an excuse.

j r
+ I mean, it’s been ages since I’ve seen any of PCU, and I never saw more than bits of it on cable, but wasn’t [. . .]
+ TRAN1: The term "zero-emissions" has always irritated me. Such vehicles time-shift and space-shift emissions, but unless the power grid where they get charged, [. . .]
pillsy
+ I mean, it's been ages since I've seen any of PCU, and I never saw more than bits of it on cable, but wasn't a [. . .]
pillsy
+ Are they objecting to the people who make up just-so stories to justify their pre-existing prejudices or are they objecting to the entire [. . .]
LeeEsq
+ https://www.vox.com/identities/2018/1/16/16894722/aziz-ansari-grace-babe-me-too Vox does what Vox does and proves my point. They seem to assume that a conversation means everybody agrees with them, nobody brings [. . .]
Oscar Gordon
+ Seems part and parcel of social conditioning, no? We have close friends who grew up with Norwegian parents, but lived in the Bay Area. They [. . .]
Oscar Gordon
+ Will had a link last week (I think) to a discussion about how Pharma has largely not held up their end of the social compact. In [. . .]

Jake Jabs has been looking pretty old in his commercials as of late. They've been relying more on family on voice overs.

aaron david
+ I have to disagree with you on Seinfeld, I think it is still the funniest, best aging comedy. The reason (for me at least) is [. . .]
j r
+ It's not about more or less censorship. It's about whether censorship is something that concerned parents, school administrators or law enforcement (eg the Broward [. . .]
pillsy
+ Well, it's not clear how much more censorship they're clamoring for. It seems like the overall desire for censorship remains more or less constant [. . .]
Damon
+ ARCH1 that's the only way I think I could stand living in a big city. TECH1 Slap twin .50 cals on that with armor piercing [. . .]
Saul Degraw

Stop digging your own grave, please.

+ bio5 the linked article hints at this, but there is explicit discussion that the cost to the patient of such treatments should not only [. . .]
j r
+ I remember something decidedly different from the 90s. On the one hand, most of the people around me had an appreciation that there was a [. . .]
LeeEsq
+ Many people might find sexually frank talk with their partner unsexy and terribly unromantic. Media conditions people to believe that there should be a chemistry [. . .]
LeeEsq
+ The issue is whether this is cultural, biological, or a mix of both. I guess we need to compare what happens in regards to sexual [. . .]
Oscar Gordon
+ The term is more a mathematical artifact, but the effect should be measurable through the behavior of the mass. In short, if you have [. . .]
Kolohe

Phys1 - is 'negative mass' like 'negative temperature' - a mathematical artifact of the relative energy states vice a 'real' physical property?

LeeEsq
+ I find it deeply and darkly funny that this scandal got revealed in an outfit called Babe. From my teen years in the mid to [. . .]
Oscar Gordon
+ This gets back to something I said to @maribou regarding campus sexual assault, that a whole lot of the issue is that people, in general, [. . .]
LeeEsq
+ What people are trying to point out is that they believe that the MeToo movement and the Enthusiastic Consent Movement are going to benefit the [. . .]
Kolohe

ARCH1 - He already has built one in Milan, though I think the entire complex is 'market rate'.

Oscar Gordon
+ Seems to be the latest woke fad, talking about how bad things were a mere generation ago. It's ego, a game of "look of [. . .]
pillsy
+ I'm gonna be the guy who asks why [Di3] matters at all. Not just because Friends was a bad show twenty years ago and remains a [. . .]
InMD
+ This is interesting to me because I encounter the sentiment you and @gabriel-conroy are expressing at times, and yet I'm the complete opposite. I'll [. . .]
j r
+ The deeper and deeper we get into the whole #metoo thing, the more and more difficult it is to avoid thinking about EvoPsych the [. . .]
Damon
+ I'll give you a concrete example of how this plays out Sam....first hand experience.... So there were some complaints in the jujitsu class from some of [. . .]

@leeesq Maybe men could consider not being entitled assholes? Or is that too big an ask of poor men?

LeeEsq
+ If those survey numbers are correct, I'm not really sure how dating is supposed to happen. Many men aren't going to take the risk, especially [. . .]
+ I've never really watched Friends, except for a few episodes here and there. But I think I get what you mean about Seinfeld. It was, [. . .]
Murali
+ Its like when it comes to friends, everyone has become a hipster. Just last year, my wife and I rewatched all the friends episodes. It [. . .]
LeeEsq
+ This is a good observation regardless of how correct evolutionary psychology or AGW is. Both are sciences that threaten certain ideological under pinnings of the [. . .]
LeeEsq
+ I think the Aziz Ansari affair is a really illustrative example of why so many men are cynical about liberal sexual ethics. The current model [. . .]
Road Scholar

Evo-psych : Liberals as AGW : Conservatives

DavidTC
+ Rereading what you said, it's clear you seem to be under the impression that things were at Lynch level and her recusal then moved down [. . .]
DavidTC
+ I don't know how you've decided that timeline makes sense, but it absolutely does not. The _FBI_ had not finished wrapping up the investigation as of [. . .]
Saul Degraw
+ @chip-daniels I don't know why we should be shocked that older generations see things differently than younger generations. But that seems to be the reaction [. . .]
 
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