re: at what point during evolution did humans obtain free will? - Cs on 5/18/15 at 8:51 pm
[quote] It simply could have been that the instinct of the rat to save his own was based on his own (tribal/power in numbers) instincts. [/quote] Except that the rodents were more likely to engage in this altruistic behavior had they experienced this tortuous act themselves. They were, essentiall...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Groceries: Where and How Much? - Cs on 5/18/15 at 7:44 pm
[quote]organics often use pesticides...just "organic" ones [/quote] The breakdown of pyrethrins occurs incredibly quickly in mammals, and therefore poses zero threat. Additionally, most multivitamins also contain more sulfur and copper than the amounts that are leeched onto organic produce....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: at what point during evolution did humans obtain free will? - Cs on 5/18/15 at 3:08 pm
[quote]The (philosophical argumentative) basis for "free will" is a choice based on a MORAL premise. I.e., an option not to act solely on the Natural/instinctual choice to serve action directed at self-preservation/prosperity...but alternately a choice of sacrificing self-preservation/prosperity for...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Burning the US Flag: A threat to America or the ultimate form of first amendment - Cs on 5/17/15 at 5:22 pm
The fact that burning an American flag is illegal in this country is unimaginably fatuous. Meanwhile, it's completely legal to ravenously devour a cake that looks like this: [img]https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQeLaBzdBa8_FpS8ofKo2imm-S9plCk34b8D_-iwADvwdtX0Ko7[/img] ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Sports Illustrated post-spring practice top 25 - LSU 24th... - Cs on 5/14/15 at 2:22 pm
[quote]They never mentioned inexperience once. Their first line is the reason. [/quote] In previous seasons, the excuse for LSU has been the relative inexperience of the team. The issue I have is that both Alabama and Auburn experienced a mass exodus on the offensive side of the ball - both l...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
Sports Illustrated post-spring practice top 25 - LSU 24th... - Cs on 5/14/15 at 2:03 pm
Full rankings: 1. Ohio State 2. Baylor 3. Auburn 4. Alabama 5. Michigan State 6. TCU 7. Notre Dame 8. UCLA 9. Florida State 10. Oregon 11. Stanford 12. Ole Miss 13. Arizona 14. USC 15. Boise State 16. Clemson 17. Missouri 18. Georgia 19. Arizona State 20. Wisconsin 21. Georgia...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (25)
re: So finally got around to playing Minecraft - Cs on 5/14/15 at 1:02 pm
[quote]I can't remember if I loaded a mod that can do that late in my run or if that was on stouts server. [/quote] That was Stout's server. I distinctly remember your TD server - it was around the same time that beta 1.8 was released. I remember having to hide my chests in concealed rooms undern...
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re: Y'all keeping it like this? No lines anywhere anymore? - Cs on 5/14/15 at 12:27 am
[quote]Who gives a shit? How is that a "progression?" What does it really signify?[/quote] It represents progression. It's consistent with contemporary design principles and layout aesthetics. Of course, if we're societally resistant to change, and refuse to adopt progressive design principle...
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re: Y'all keeping it like this? No lines anywhere anymore? - Cs on 5/13/15 at 6:09 pm
People fail to realize that underlined links are emblematic of the 1990s internet, and that the overwhelming majority of websites have progressed to more modern design elements. Go to your major news website of choice. No underlined links. ESPN.com? No underlined links. Nothing is underl...
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re: Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 Billion - Cs on 5/12/15 at 2:53 pm
[quote]Last time Verizon was involved with a tech news/media site, they supposedly banned the authors from writing about surveillance and net neutrality.[/quote] This is an incredibly dangerous acquisition for this very reason. It's quite obvious what Verizon wants to do here - they want to c...
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re: LA should legalize marijuana and give all tax revenue to LSU - Cs on 4/23/15 at 9:30 pm
LSU is facing a $300 million deficit - $~30 million in tax revenue from legalized marijuana wouldn't do much to put a dent in that figure. [quote]A large number of Louisiana's incentives are handed out through the Industrial Tax Exemption Program. It waives property taxes for 10 years when a man...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: LSU to file for bankruptcy? Lafayette Independent Article.... - Cs on 4/22/15 at 7:03 pm
[quote]Jindal should relieve him of his duties if he feels compelled to speak without consulting him first again. Look I think this is a clown show without question on the 4th Floor of the Capital. But at the end of the day, Alexander is harming LSU with this posturing and rhetoric, and he's too...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (3)
re: Two Back To Back CNN Headlines - Climate Death - Cs on 4/22/15 at 2:09 pm
[quote]Dr Peiser,[b] a senior lecturer in social anthropology [/b]at Liverpool John Moores University's School of Sport and Exercise Science, is a well-known figure among climate scientists and internet bloggers. In the world of online comment, he has been called a "climate-change sceptic", a "disti...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Some of my problems with Interstellar - somebody help me out - SPOILERS - Cs on 4/19/15 at 8:54 pm
[quote]For one thing, he was there in the bedroom earlier when she said the ghost was saying STAY!, so why would he repeat that exact message when he knew it didn't work? [/quote] He couldn't. Those were his actions at those points in the temporal dimension. He couldn't change or alter any point ...
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re: Some of my problems with Interstellar - somebody help me out - SPOILERS - Cs on 4/19/15 at 8:26 pm
[quote]We should have seen more of the distant worlds, Waterwold and Iceworld. What's the point of having a star-hopping movie without the expected visual payoffs?[/quote] Those worlds were barren and hostile, so there wasn't much of a reason for the crew to spend an inordinate amount of time on ...
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re: National L Club Spring Game Thread - White 45+ Purple 6 FINAL - Cs on 4/18/15 at 2:14 pm
Yet another blown assignment for the purple squad......Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)