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» 16/01/2023 10:41:21 AM foxy: "We both shall have a chance to have our say in the Referendum. It will be inte.....
» 4/11/2022 11:06:09 AM [*Initially, I intended to cross check these addresses with flood maps for record 1955 flo.....
» 4/11/2022 11:01:59 AM IMPORTANTLY, the above real-life data says that you can pay a median price of about 60$/m^.....
» 4/11/2022 10:55:56 AM indy: "Spoken like a true bureaudroid. We could more than half such costs if we kept .....
» 4/11/2022 9:23:14 AM So, here we have a problem that is: 1) caused mainly by aboriginals (this violence the AB.....
» 27/10/2022 8:47:25 PM Indyvidual: "There's so much that could be done if only the experts were kept away fr.....
» 27/10/2022 6:56:51 PM -- from above -- Police: The glaring omission here is the police force. They're mainly St.....
» 27/10/2022 6:54:53 PM Is Mise: "Is one to assume then that because they live distant from the cities and ch.....
» 27/10/2022 8:40:00 AM So it seems there are people here that have no qualms at all in resorting to authoritarian.....
» 26/10/2022 9:54:14 AM Is Mise: "when that barrier causes loss then should not the instigators of the barrie.....
» 25/10/2022 8:42:22 PM IsMise: "Do you apply the same reasoning to bush fires??" Of course. But it ap.....
» 25/10/2022 5:53:20 PM Is Mise: "If you wish to eat in the cities then lots of people have to live on the pl.....
» 25/10/2022 4:31:49 PM The simple fact is that people who loose property to floods have done so because of their .....
» 25/10/2022 10:42:27 AM "Should we build more levees in flood prone areas?" Well, who's the we here? .....
» 16/10/2022 3:20:25 PM Oops, when I said 95%+ in my previous post it should have been 99%+......
» 16/10/2022 10:56:53 AM Banjo Paterson: "But itís a bit disturbing to learn that Australia is a global leader.....
» 13/10/2022 7:07:36 PM -- from above -- "There is also an unequal distribution of resources." Yep, b.....
» 13/10/2022 7:05:22 PM davidf: "We are overpopulated because we are using up the resources of the world fast.....
» 13/10/2022 10:57:14 AM Josephus: "Once the world transport has been converted to battery, how big a hole wil.....
» 13/10/2022 12:05:17 AM Well I've never understood why people don't just make more species if they're so concerned.....
» 11/10/2022 9:36:14 PM I haven't look at the details of the report you reference but these figures seem way, way .....
» 9/10/2022 10:31:34 AM I once asked a conservationist "If a decline in the number of the world's species is .....
» 7/10/2022 10:31:32 AM Foxy: "If that is true - what new life will rise up to fill the niche that we current.....
» 31/08/2022 9:58:50 AM Foxy: Well if you're going to start with branch stacking then you've still got a long way .....
» 25/08/2022 10:53:13 AM SteelRedux: It's not a zero sum game!! We had effectively an unlimited* number of residenc.....
» 24/08/2022 10:58:29 AM Indyvidual: While watching people around you get wealthy during all the decades of your wo.....
» 23/08/2022 11:35:19 AM SteelRedux: Without negative gearing rents would sky rocket!! For most small personal inve.....
» 17/08/2022 10:11:41 AM indy: "Govt has introduced rules which allow a tenant to make alterations to the buil.....
» 7/08/2022 9:30:31 AM Oops- In my last post "Well let's work thorough this logically:" should obviousl.....
» 6/08/2022 9:50:40 PM ** from above ** Can the voice release your details publicly? Well since we don't know at.....
» 6/08/2022 9:46:31 PM Ok Foxy, so you think the Voice can't possibly be detrimental to others? Let's cook up a .....
» 6/08/2022 4:19:37 PM Foxy: "I forgot to add - that giving our First Nations people a Voice to Parliament w.....
» 6/08/2022 3:09:34 PM Foxy: The Flag - a symbol , usually on a piece of cloth: that people can voluntarily disp.....
» 5/08/2022 11:16:40 AM SM: "I saw 2015 Nissan Leafs going for about $15000 compared to the new price of abou.....
» 5/08/2022 11:12:06 AM SM: "In engineering terms, the order of magnitude of base 2 is frequently used.".....
» 5/08/2022 9:30:19 AM VorR: "Except the proposed thing is defined as having no power, only a voice." .....
» 4/08/2022 10:10:48 PM Here's the problem Foxy. You gave the following point: "4) Parliament will decide th.....
» 4/08/2022 7:17:16 PM VofR:"I have linked to the proposal for how this process would work more than once. I.....
» 4/08/2022 2:38:42 PM ** from above ** Also, he claims that "They cost an order of magnitude more than pet.....
» 4/08/2022 2:36:28 PM shadowminister: "The resale value of an EV car after 5 years is a fraction of the ori.....
» 3/08/2022 6:25:54 PM Is Mise: You made me smile with that last comment. :).....
» 3/08/2022 3:09:38 PM IsMise: I will admit that for my "Nothing like this has ever happened before...".....
» 3/08/2022 10:55:21 AM VofR: "It's not 'racist' to create bodies designed to fight racism and give equality .....
» 3/08/2022 8:40:59 AM VofR, the Voice would definitely be a racist government body. By its design, it is to excl.....
» 2/08/2022 11:15:31 AM ** from above ** There is also typically less maintenance on an EV, since there are no mo.....
» 2/08/2022 11:14:00 AM You not comparing apples to apples Hasbeen. Your car is no longer produced so new supply.....
» 1/08/2022 8:29:00 PM --from above-- In general, a wise person should *always* assume that the government will .....
» 1/08/2022 8:28:09 PM You're missing the point that mhaze is trying to make WTF (or are deliberately avoiding it.....
» 1/08/2022 3:49:32 PM I remember reading about a strange phenomena in the marketplace of electric cars (specific.....
» 25/07/2022 9:29:34 AM "I yearn for the dignified tradition of Menzies and Chifley who regularly debated one.....
» 19/06/2022 3:50:51 PM -- from above -- Oh, by-the-way, AlanB I will "stay in your box where you do all you.....
» 19/06/2022 3:48:31 PM hmm, AlanB is now using "PKWH" units which in SI units would be Peta-Kelvin-Watt.....
» 18/06/2022 3:08:30 PM -- continued -- "... a kid that didn't complete a single year of high school!" .....
» 18/06/2022 3:07:05 PM Alan B: "I earned a living as a chemical engineer." - *NO* you didn't unless you.....
» 17/06/2022 9:02:39 PM Alan B: "I have earned a living as a chemical engineer,..." Personally, I stro.....
» 21/05/2022 9:03:17 PM Armchair Critic: No I didn't get the holidays mixed up. I already know what they are. The .....
» 21/05/2022 9:17:12 AM Patriotism is certainly expressed differently in different countries: Norway (17/05/2022).....
» 7/05/2022 9:09:17 PM Canem Malum: As always "the weight of evidence for an extraordinary claim must be pro.....
» 5/05/2022 9:39:19 PM mhaze: "The last time a Labor government was greeted with economic problems of this s.....
» 23/04/2022 11:45:16 AM Foxy: This is what you said in your previous to previous post- "The debate is still o.....
» 22/04/2022 9:37:55 PM Foxy, there's something I've noticed in a lot your posts over time. You often appear to gi.....
» 21/04/2022 8:02:02 PM Ok AlanB, if it is so obvious to calculate then prove it to us! I challenge you to put it.....
» 21/04/2022 4:15:10 PM Jayb: "The Rate, according to QPS, is $4.50/t" But Jayb we live in a free marke.....
» 21/04/2022 12:09:28 PM Alan B: For years now you've been harping on about replacing all taxes with a 15% flat tax.....
» 21/04/2022 11:44:17 AM Jayb: "All the others were well over priced ..." So how did you decide that the.....
» 10/04/2022 9:44:35 PM Foxy: "Voters will now have to decide between Scott Morrison or Anthony Albanese as t.....
» 6/04/2022 11:19:52 AM -- from above -- But not only that, since it was originally built it has been rejigged/up.....
» 6/04/2022 11:12:34 AM Hasbeen, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is actually a perfect example that supports the point I.....
» 5/04/2022 10:05:04 PM So let me get this right mox. There's a whole lot of people in Ukraine that have the abili.....
» 4/04/2022 3:55:28 PM In the above: "And part of that is ballast tamping to reshape/restore the profile of .....
» 4/04/2022 3:49:41 PM > "The railway roadbeds are much the same as they were in the latter half of the 1.....
» 4/04/2022 10:22:16 AM Oops! After I posted yesterday I noticed a mistake in my calculations. I couldn't correct .....
» 3/04/2022 11:42:39 AM -- from above -- Again, I challenge you. Look around your house: how many of its contents.....
» 3/04/2022 11:36:53 AM Individual, I suspect that you don't understand exponential growth. Exponentials are trick.....
» 2/04/2022 9:47:21 PM -- from above-- I challenge you, look around where you are and take note of the percentag.....
» 2/04/2022 9:46:00 PM individual: "Ideology indoctrinated people don't give it a second thought that they l.....
» 30/03/2022 10:14:00 PM Diver Dan : I believe you will find that it's computer graphics and that the video is from.....
» 9/03/2022 8:03:27 PM in above "adopt" should be "adapt".....
» 9/03/2022 7:26:13 PM In the case of Brisbane, any flood mitigation project will involve incredible cost. Why sh.....
» 7/03/2022 9:40:55 AM -- from above -- However, the problem with flood mitigation dams though is that you need .....
» 7/03/2022 9:34:37 AM >>"Do you really expect me to put forward a fully comprehensive plan on a solut.....
» 6/03/2022 7:38:25 PM Tunneling the flood waters under the city wouldn't work unless you had gigantic pumps at t.....
» 6/03/2022 7:29:56 PM You really don't get it do you individual! Your canal will have to deal with *all* the flo.....
» 6/03/2022 3:17:26 PM individual: "I have previously suggested parallel water course developments which can.....
» 6/03/2022 3:07:21 PM The new suburbs, ie. those that you are claiming thinkabit, So, all these rooftops barely .....
» 4/03/2022 5:10:39 PM There wasn't less flooding years ago and that's the point!! The areas that are susceptible.....
» 4/03/2022 3:46:35 PM individual: "He said because today's bureaucrats haven't seen a proper wet season the.....
» 4/03/2022 10:29:04 AM individual: "We need ideas to make our economy snowball." Here's an idea: the f.....
» 3/03/2022 3:56:59 PM individual: You are acting emotionally and not rationally. To help the people with immedi.....
» 1/03/2022 9:43:57 PM -- from above -- And why do you want the farmer to have this undesired water? You want th.....
» 1/03/2022 9:39:35 PM Indy, tunnels are *VERY* expensive. Just look at how much it costs to make the few kilomet.....
» 1/03/2022 5:14:51 PM individual: It's not the distance that is the problem- it's the Newtonian physics concept .....
» 1/03/2022 11:44:30 AM Interesting idea individual. Have you considered telling it to a your average sixteen year.....
» 21/02/2022 11:45:34 AM -- from above -- Now in your original post you wrote: "So the correct description of.....
» 21/02/2022 11:44:18 AM Bazz: " No, I was just talking about the size of the battery." I know you were,.....
» 20/02/2022 4:09:03 PM Bazz: "So the correct description of the battery would be 1400 Mwatt/hrs" Not q.....
» 4/02/2022 3:29:54 PM And there we have a perfect example of Paul's wit and intelligence that I'm talking about......
» 4/02/2022 1:04:11 PM in the above: "I find many of them to be quite witty and entertaining" should .....
» 4/02/2022 10:48:57 AM AlanB : "In the near future we could see a new form of (gravity defying) heavy transp.....
» 4/02/2022 10:27:25 AM individual: "Whoever gets into Australian Govt next should really address the problem.....
» 3/02/2022 4:54:43 PM Bazz was that a Burroughs machine that you're talking about? The B5000 series, which start.....
» 3/02/2022 8:53:11 AM oops: "Ok, so since post is not quite on topic but:", should be "Ok, so thi.....
» 3/02/2022 8:52:14 AM Ok, so since post is not quite on topic but: I've often thought that the best place to st.....
» 1/02/2022 8:48:56 AM oops: in above "shrill" should obviously be "shill".....
» 1/02/2022 8:47:56 AM ttbn, why would you say that I'm a China shrill, when in another post one of your recent t.....
» 31/01/2022 10:47:09 PM rache: I once had that same basic idea many years ago, but with a slight difference. We sh.....
» 31/01/2022 10:13:23 PM FFS ttbn, you are a very pigheaded slow learner! Hackathons like this are common. Many te.....
» 31/01/2022 2:31:58 PM I'm at a loss to understand why this bloke thinks that it is nonsensical for a higher leve.....
» 31/01/2022 10:01:30 AM -- from above -- So what's the point of these public cracking contests? It is to IMPROVE .....
» 31/01/2022 9:57:43 AM So ttbn is at it again: talking about subjects that he has no idea about and has not spent.....
» 29/01/2022 7:45:28 PM Oops, "aliment' above should obviously be "ailment"......
» 29/01/2022 7:42:51 PM -- from above -- For example, just days ago to Tonga we sent and are continuing to send m.....
» 29/01/2022 7:36:56 PM Well then FireballXL5 sad to hear about your aliment, but on the positive side my previous.....
» 28/01/2022 9:57:47 PM ttbn: "So 99.999+% of Australians don't need important medication." Ok ttbn, so.....
» 28/01/2022 4:29:12 PM Foxy, to you personally it might be really disturbing due to your individual circumstances.....
» 28/01/2022 11:01:27 AM It would make next to no difference to the general population nor the national economy if .....
» 20/01/2022 11:41:37 PM In the above last post I forgot to mention that I'm pretty certain that when driving on ro.....
» 20/01/2022 11:25:00 PM Is Mise: Under the states' various occupational health and safety laws driving standard ve.....
» 15/01/2022 12:21:42 PM -- from above -- >Do we have evidence that DNA is added to the Human genome that has n.....
» 15/01/2022 12:19:05 PM >A mutation is a loss of information ... It's not exactly clear what you mean by ".....
» 14/01/2022 10:13:06 PM -- from above -- *: it should be noted that although viruses are subject to biological ev.....
» 14/01/2022 10:11:44 PM I'm certain that you do not understand what biological evolution is Josephus. Biological e.....
» 13/01/2022 9:55:52 PM >Are your thoughts and decisions controlled by your brain chemistry or is your brain ch.....
» 13/01/2022 5:03:50 PM -- from above -- * to be honest, although psychology is lumped under the umbrella of scie.....
» 13/01/2022 5:02:58 PM -- from above -- >Is your mind part of natural physics or independant of it to formula.....
» 13/01/2022 4:59:27 PM OK Josephus this probably too late since this thread seems to be dead, but anyway: >ho.....
» 8/01/2022 7:31:00 PM -- from above -- Note that I've specifically limited myself to Newtonian frames/world, on.....
» 8/01/2022 7:29:51 PM Ok Josephus, so you've mentioned "energy" and this immediately raises red warnin.....
» 8/01/2022 4:33:54 PM -- from above -- Other types of elements can be also created by the natural terrestial nuc.....
» 8/01/2022 4:31:47 PM Josephus: "David, please explain by natural selection how the initial chemistry of th.....
» 7/01/2022 12:09:05 PM Cyclone: "What is needed is a Federal Government which act in the interests of the pe.....
» 24/12/2021 9:45:15 PM david f says: "In Australia it is possible that the Aborigines with controlled burnin.....
» 17/12/2021 4:19:56 PM Foxy: Why should the government commission a separate plaque for the aboriginals? The war .....
» 17/12/2021 9:47:35 AM -- from above -- * 2): To be honest, the invention of maths/formal reasoning and record k.....
» 17/12/2021 9:46:22 AM mhaze: "Australian natives alone failed to find ways to advance their culture and in .....
» 15/12/2021 9:35:33 PM -- from above -- 4) they do it with others who will voluntarily without coercion perform .....
» 15/12/2021 9:30:24 PM Hasbeen: Just to clear, I not saying that ALL "free" government medical services.....
» 14/12/2021 5:02:34 AM I should clarify my footnote about those who are unvaxxed due to medical reasons since wha.....
» 13/12/2021 9:46:26 PM -form above - Also, I would like to mention, that for this particular virus while it's re.....
» 13/12/2021 9:45:07 PM I've been double jabbed and am about to get my booster this coming Friday. Hence, it canno.....
» 11/12/2021 9:47:16 AM ttbn: To charge a car at a quick (high-voltage) charger takes considerably longer than a f.....
» 26/10/2021 9:28:38 AM -- from above -- - when something is stationary, in a Newtonian frame of reference, and i.....
» 26/10/2021 9:23:50 AM More details on what qualifies as a statement of science. A statement is scientific if it .....
» 26/10/2021 9:10:43 AM Ok David, so you claim: "There is only one God." But why should I believe you? B.....
» 13/10/2021 9:43:43 PM Bazz, replacing 10,000 a day on average in Australia wouldn't be that big a deal. Let's sa.....
» 25/09/2021 9:23:05 PM -- from above -- (in fact in some parts of the world they are already deployed but these .....
» 25/09/2021 9:20:19 PM -- from above -- How it goes about this business is up to it, according the standards tha.....
» 25/09/2021 9:13:30 PM plantagenet: /"So basically you don't know enough about the inter-action of human cr.....
» 24/09/2021 9:26:01 PM --from above -- Indeed there is speculation that such a drone has already conducted a full.....
» 24/09/2021 9:23:06 PM plantagenet: I don't think we've the same idea about autonomous vessels in mind. I not dis.....
» 22/09/2021 9:49:42 PM Is Mise, The world's most nimble bipedal robots: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tF4DML7F.....
» 22/09/2021 8:45:08 PM plantagenet says, "AND it will take 10-15 years before the necessary 100s of Aussie s.....
» 20/09/2021 9:46:28 PM What strikes me about this deal is the time frame, most are saying about 20 years for the .....
» 9/08/2021 11:04:17 AM Foxy says "They want self-determinatio0n - why not try that?" Well we have trie.....
» 7/08/2021 9:24:10 PM Foxy: "Although I grew up in Sydney I've had roots in the country. From Bathurst, to .....
» 3/08/2021 2:44:47 PM mhaze is that from The Hitchhiker's Guide? It reads familiar......
» 3/08/2021 11:28:17 AM -- from above -- This is what makes it different from all other emergent phenomena that d.....
» 3/08/2021 11:20:31 AM Canem Malum: "But perhaps there are things that exist that you can't prove either way.....
» 2/08/2021 10:17:21 PM Hi Foxy. You ask "Angles, Saxons, Jutes, Frisians, Danes, Normans et al, were they ki.....
» 1/08/2021 8:48:17 PM -- from above -- For example, we could see if it in reacts with light, if it has mass, et.....
» 1/08/2021 8:46:02 PM Andris, I think you've got it a bit the wrong way round. My mind isn't always chattering a.....
» 31/07/2021 7:03:25 PM -- from above -- Now in the real world when two claims contradict we may perform an exper.....
» 31/07/2021 7:01:42 PM Andris says: "If a person is exlusively a materialist, that person may have no experi.....
» 26/07/2021 8:55:04 PM -- from above -- However, foxy is sort of right also, because derived "facts" c.....
» 26/07/2021 8:48:51 PM Individual is right in that raw data facts cannot change. However, if there is a fault in .....
» 24/07/2021 9:31:42 PM Aidan: Another example of how selfishness can reduce crime is in the case of house conten.....
» 24/07/2021 9:23:02 PM Aiden: Funny thing about the crime of robbery/assault: Those who experience it are commonl.....
» 24/07/2021 8:01:42 PM And corruption it is: Transparency International defines political corruption as including.....
» 22/07/2021 4:44:19 PM Thanks for the correction SteelRedux! Yes, that's right, I'm thanking you for correcting m.....
» 22/07/2021 12:18:44 AM >Two, your preoccupation about how far today's Aborigines can remember back to the anci.....
» 21/07/2021 11:20:02 PM Aidan: >You argument relies on the highly illogical premise that selfishness is in some.....
» 21/07/2021 10:41:43 PM Oops, that last just posted got mixed up. I edited what I had originally wrote and moved t.....
» 21/07/2021 9:59:19 PM >You seem to be forgetting that the risk of harm from the deserter if they follow order.....
» 20/07/2021 8:45:40 PM Adian: >FALSE. They'd be fought under duress, and probably with a lot of deserters, but.....
» 20/07/2021 9:14:17 AM What are you people going on about regarding selfishness? If people were more selfish then.....
» 19/07/2021 10:32:41 PM -- from above -- 5) 30,000 : Devilsí Lair in southernmost Western Australia is home to Ab.....
» 19/07/2021 10:31:40 PM Andris:/It is pointless to bring facts to your attention because as long as you cling to t.....
» 18/07/2021 9:12:41 PM Foxy you're simply not understanding what I'm saying. I don't deny that aboriginals have a.....
» 18/07/2021 7:41:45 PM Now, compare this oral history of the formation of Port Philip Bay, with modern "whit.....
» 18/07/2021 7:34:09 PM Foxy:/"Surely you can't seriously believe that they had no history until the white ma.....
» 18/07/2021 4:00:38 PM Foxy, did you yourself bother to look at the Creative Spirits website? Because I just did,.....
» 17/07/2021 3:43:08 PM Andris: Let's dig into your claim that aboriginals were knowledgeable of a solid 60,000+* .....
» 17/07/2021 7:38:36 AM Oops, in the above "surface topology" should be "surface topography"......
» 16/07/2021 11:19:55 PM -- from above -- 5) medicines: Do you think that traditioanl aboriginals even had the sli.....
» 16/07/2021 11:11:00 PM Andris: "Aborigines have much to be proud of in their history:love of country, deep s.....
» 12/07/2021 9:45:56 PM Oops, in above, "standard internally accepted arguments" should have been ".....
» 12/07/2021 9:41:12 PM Diver Dan: Taking New Guinea by force would be quite a grand move on the world stage. PNG .....
» 9/07/2021 8:48:41 PM Ok foxy, so what's your view on this: On the front page of the ABC web site at the moment.....
» 9/07/2021 3:27:29 PM My own take on this is: People have a right to free speech (ie. they can talk all they wan.....
» 9/07/2021 2:56:43 PM AlanB: "Conscript them, remove their phones quarantine their cars ..." Kudos to .....
» 9/07/2021 12:19:27 PM -- from above -- If you want an examples of economies based on free market principles loo.....
» 9/07/2021 12:17:11 PM taswegian: "Politicians who champion the free market seem to have no qualms about spe.....
» 6/07/2021 9:54:45 AM ttbh says, "Unions, Greens and left in general will never be satisfied with how much .....
» 22/06/2021 7:04:15 AM -- from above -- Now as I said at the end of the last post: a better way to decide whethe.....
» 22/06/2021 7:00:04 AM foxy I think you've missed the point of my post. Let me try again, but this time I'll use .....
» 21/06/2021 7:31:32 PM This comment is really another repeat of one I've made before and is not really on topic b.....
» 15/06/2021 9:46:34 AM Yep, its true. Aboriginal farming practices were as advanced as others in the rest of the .....
» 14/06/2021 5:16:20 PM -- from above -- But wait there's more! Compared to the original aborigines we have devel.....
» 14/06/2021 5:15:43 PM I'm tired of hearing rubbish about the level of trade in pre-European Australia being sign.....
» 5/06/2021 9:09:39 PM Slight correction to last post: "another person ^of^ group" was meant to be &quo.....
» 5/06/2021 5:11:11 PM A racist action is one where some individual or a group people does something to another p.....
» 4/06/2021 8:00:07 AM Foxy, both Mhaze and I have already mentioned section 51. As we've both pointed out it doe.....
» 4/06/2021 6:22:01 AM Just re-read my previous post. The first line should obviously be "No Foxy you haven'.....
» 4/06/2021 5:53:36 AM No Foxy you haven't verify your claims! You are claiming that somewhere in the constitutio.....
» 3/06/2021 7:25:30 PM Foxy says: "I don't make stuff up." Well she's got that right. In just about eve.....
» 3/06/2021 3:11:42 PM Foxy: "We know that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are LEGALLY EXCLUDED.....
» 30/05/2021 10:35:14 PM As I understand it, I think you will find that under the current constitution aboriginals .....
» 13/05/2021 9:51:50 PM -- from above -- A perfect example of wasted government spending is the Olympic games. Fo.....
» 13/05/2021 9:45:44 PM Aidan: "Government borrowing is no more inflationary than private sector borrowing.&q.....
» 13/05/2021 9:10:12 AM -- from above -- However, in the case of money printing it will eventually cause general .....
» 13/05/2021 9:08:16 AM Foxy the reason why people are concerned about government spending (in general- not just n.....
» 11/05/2021 8:53:16 AM Pages and pages written with dozens of quotes/references to the UDHR. But why? The UDHR is.....
» 1/05/2021 2:29:13 PM Just to clear up something in the above post: When I say "When party is freely supply.....
» 1/05/2021 2:12:56 PM Foxy you say "Our religious institutions are already supported in part by the state. .....
» 29/04/2021 9:59:12 PM sorry, link in last post was copied incorrectly, it should have been this: http://www.yout.....
» 29/04/2021 9:56:17 PM individual: This is how new ground level train lines are laid down in a modern western cou.....
» 29/04/2021 1:24:48 PM oops, in the last post when I said "suspended monorail line", I meant elevated m.....
» 29/04/2021 11:11:39 AM individual: The construction of monorail lines is more expensive than surface trains. To b.....
» 26/04/2021 11:07:26 AM If you can't stand the heat then get out of the kitchen. No-one is forcing anyone to be a.....
» 4/04/2021 9:50:02 PM -- for above -- 2) Reduce the chance of it spreading if there is a quarantine failure. Yo.....
» 4/04/2021 9:48:04 PM Hasbeen: "Thinkabit, who twisted these peoples arms & forced them to depart Oz?".....
» 4/04/2021 8:58:11 PM "Most kids wouldn't know what a crucifiction was. That's so yesterday." Well it.....
» 30/03/2021 10:47:06 AM I've got good news for you ttbn! If you've got great confidence in Harry's predictions the.....
» 29/03/2021 8:04:34 PM I hope those who advocate for a complete shutdown of the international borders realise tha.....
» 29/03/2021 10:52:07 AM Slight correction to above post. Gladstone is about 600km away from Brisbane. I was th.....
» 29/03/2021 10:29:58 AM ok ttbn, let's put you in charge and you've got to make the calls. So here's the situatio.....
» 26/03/2021 2:23:47 PM mhaze: PNG is basically a collection of isolated small communities. Indeed, although is ha.....
» 22/03/2021 7:19:38 PM -- from above -- Just to make it easier for you to understand mhaze: There is a world of .....
» 22/03/2021 6:56:11 PM mhaze says, " Australia had lockdowns and Australia had few deaths, therefore lockdow.....
» 22/03/2021 2:38:42 PM ttbn says, "There is no evidence that locking down healthy people to protect the old .....
» 2/03/2021 11:27:50 PM Bazz, Why do you think that I think that the coming mass adoption of electric cars has to .....
» 24/02/2021 9:13:43 AM -- from above -- I've actually seen this happen where people have provisioned only to get.....
» 24/02/2021 9:08:56 AM Rawlinna Station, being the largest sheep station in the world, is hardly typical example .....
» 22/02/2021 11:28:02 AM Well Is Mise in China if you own a EV and you run out of energy you just call the NIO road.....
» 22/02/2021 11:19:47 AM So a central claiming to this writer's article is that before about 6000 years ago we huma.....
» 18/02/2021 10:44:45 AM //Are those promoting E-Cars happy with the ethics of profiting from child labour or don't.....
» 16/02/2021 11:23:07 AM [PS: In case you're wondering, I DON'T cycle. I haven't ridden a pushbike in 20 years. And.....
» 16/02/2021 10:20:37 AM In another thread Hasbeen said this as part of a comment: "In this user pays society .....
» 16/02/2021 8:42:31 AM ttbn: You must be living in some sort of alternative reality, because here in real world A.....
» 13/02/2021 4:11:49 PM ttbn says, "Now would be a good time to dump federalism and just have one bunch of pr.....
» 18/01/2021 7:06:34 AM Ok, so ignore everything that I've said so far. I've just re-read what NathanJ posted and .....
» 17/01/2021 6:03:44 PM ttbn: "One more time. There is no such thing as a marriage licence in Australia!".....
» 15/01/2021 10:29:18 PM NathanJ: You seem to be conflating two issues here: 1) The ease of which some one can mar.....
» 10/01/2021 11:31:59 PM Mud-for-brains AlanB just doesn't know when to give up. //"Oxygen toxic to humans, T.....
» 8/01/2021 6:15:30 PM 4) "Seawater can be vacuumed in vacuum towers and the gases vacuumed out then separat.....
» 8/01/2021 6:13:41 PM So AlanB says: "Thinkabit. Stand by all that I've written! And challenge you to put u.....
» 8/01/2021 11:34:50 AM Alan B: Go and read a high school science text book and learn something about science beca.....
» 4/01/2021 7:33:06 PM Mr Opinion: "Where did you find the neanderthal link mentioned? I think you have misi.....
» 4/01/2021 10:39:46 AM Mr Opinion says, "60,000 years ago the first peoples were collectively African-Aust.....
» 1/01/2021 11:39:21 AM Paul1405, great to see that your grandchildren are engaged in thinking about their futures.....
» 31/12/2020 4:08:18 PM So Mr Opinion says, "The EU has its roots in the ambitions of post-WW2 leaders to pre.....
» 31/12/2020 1:55:53 PM ttbn: Here's a link explaining how the web-site's statistics I gave is sourced and compil.....
» 31/12/2020 12:23:22 PM ttbn: Why do you keep saying crap like this "That the survival rate for those contrac.....
» 27/12/2020 5:15:20 PM I'm perfectly aware that the EU had predecessor's. In fact, here is a direct quote from my.....
» 27/12/2020 3:59:11 PM Mr Opinion. You don't need to having formal university training in history to know it. All.....
» 27/12/2020 2:50:31 PM Oh, yeah something I forgot to mention above: the USSR collapsed in 1991 which his is BEFO.....
» 27/12/2020 2:16:40 PM Mr Opinion: "Which is interesting because the EU was always meant to be a political u.....
» 23/12/2020 9:18:37 AM ttbn says, "Always look at the cost per kwt, not fancy 'discounts' and other BS.".....
» 10/12/2020 9:48:27 AM -- from above -- So since my preferred option is not really practical the second best opt.....
» 10/12/2020 9:45:40 AM individual asks, "Why do we need Super in the first place ?" Well Paul1405 abov.....
» 9/12/2020 4:51:07 PM -from above- // ... and reduced the lifetime earnings of workers. More lies. Superannuat.....
» 9/12/2020 4:49:58 PM // ttbn:"Compulsory superannuation has seen wealth transferred from working people to.....
» 2/12/2020 12:46:20 PM Paul1405: Another ripper post from you above, the 'Shady Pines Retirment Village' one. A g.....
» 2/12/2020 12:36:27 PM -- from above -- [*: To be clear when I say "demand" here I mean an obligatory .....
» 2/12/2020 12:32:21 PM You seem to have some cognitive dissonance going on here. You admit that that Paul and I a.....
» 1/12/2020 10:33:01 AM There's also spelling/grammar mistakes. I've a bit of brain fog this morning sorry. ".....
» 1/12/2020 10:23:41 AM whoops: in last post made some mistakes in the arguments logic, but I'll assume readers ar.....
» 1/12/2020 10:16:07 AM //individual:"The old age pension is not free nor should anyone ever claim it to be s.....
» 30/11/2020 7:10:31 AM //indidual: "That sounds good in theory, have you tried it whilst you're out looking .....
» 28/11/2020 7:55:55 PM --continued from above-- And lastly, regarding public servants: their super is basically .....
» 28/11/2020 7:50:09 PM Hasbeen: Once again you have made a response to a post of mine that is in no way relevant .....
» 28/11/2020 10:13:49 AM Whoops, in my last post I read the amount mentioned in individual's question as a million .....
» 28/11/2020 9:51:46 AM individual: In answer to "Are you seriously trying to convince us that Public servant.....
» 27/11/2020 1:55:08 PM Hasbeen: "thinkabit I can see you've been well brainwashed by some ratbag greenie mat.....
» 27/11/2020 1:07:29 PM Hasbeen: What is the relevance of your response to my post? I'm talking superannuation th.....
» 27/11/2020 10:11:38 AM Individual: "Superannuation costs three times more AND is massively subsidised for hi.....
» 26/11/2020 11:58:45 PM --continued from above -- Just like all other new technologies they will become rapidly ch.....
» 26/11/2020 11:53:18 PM --from above -- -> Kona electric version: http://www.hyundai.com/au/en/cars/suvs/kona/.....
» 26/11/2020 11:50:05 PM ttbn: You come across as someone who seems to think that EV's are a fantasy or myth- somet.....
» 26/11/2020 5:11:45 AM Hasbeen your "Buy one if you like, but by 2030 it will be a useless ornament in your .....
» 25/11/2020 10:30:41 PM A "No new petrol cars by 2030" policy is a least-effort-required target. Market .....
» 23/11/2020 9:07:07 AM PS. Just to be clear: when I said that Mr Opinion has finally posted something factual tha.....
» 23/11/2020 9:02:09 AM Wow, Mr Opinion has finally said something that is factually true and not just personal an.....
» 30/10/2020 3:33:35 PM Yep Bazz that is one of the articles/reports that I linked to in my previous post. However.....
» 30/10/2020 12:33:55 PM Steve S, whether the world is greening or not depends on who you listen to. Here's one li.....
» 29/10/2020 9:16:22 PM Mr Opinion: People who have studied biology and are biologists that believe in the theory.....
» 28/10/2020 9:03:49 PM ttbn where did you get this "...99.9% of people contracting the virus do not die..&qu.....
» 16/10/2020 10:58:40 AM Foxy says: "No woman deserves to have her private life politicised." In general.....
» 12/10/2020 9:01:58 PM "Actually, everyone should be making decisions for their own life ahead, just don't e.....
» 11/10/2020 8:36:54 PM -- continued from above -- A fair portion of (a) do work on farms, typically those with n.....
» 11/10/2020 8:34:45 PM Mr Opinion: Very few farms in Australia have Chinese workers. Indeed if there is a farm wi.....
» 11/10/2020 12:54:18 PM The term "pseudo-intellectual" has existed for many decades. see: https://www.di.....
» 12/08/2020 10:36:57 AM Luciferase: So you're revelling in the fact that NZ has a new outbreak and can no longer c.....
» 4/08/2020 9:07:25 AM So although virus can potentially kill billions they aren't much good as a one-off attack .....
» 4/08/2020 9:06:39 AM Your plan is completely harebrained!! So much so that I don't know why I'm even bothering .....
» 2/08/2020 2:39:10 PM Yuyutsu: Developing a biological weapon like that is totally f#cking mad!! Unless it was .....
» 1/08/2020 8:30:27 PM Foxy: You say, "Actually, they can force you to work Sunday's if you want to keep you.....
» 1/08/2020 4:57:19 PM individual: What don't you understand about what I wrote above? It is really, really simp.....
» 1/08/2020 3:35:32 PM NathanJ: I've got good news for you Nathan. There exists a system that is tailor made for .....
» 27/07/2020 9:39:26 PM runner: You said, "It would be a lot easier to be an atheist if they had not have inv.....
» 22/07/2020 10:19:03 PM So, straight after I post what do I see: my most common personal pet peeve grammatical mis.....
» 22/07/2020 10:12:14 PM Just a couple of remarks to some of the comments on this thread. Firstly, humans are not .....
» 18/07/2020 1:20:24 PM runner: not that this has anything to do with the thread's topic but I've found a missing .....
» 12/07/2020 3:09:02 PM Something else that disturbs me about this virus is not just how slowly our governments re.....
» 12/07/2020 2:44:05 PM My last post should have been addressed to Mr Opinion......
» 12/07/2020 2:43:18 PM I'm not sure if you're being facetious or not, but isn't that picture taken in Hong Kong. .....
» 10/07/2020 9:44:11 PM [from above] And today we have a perfect example of complacency and non-preemptive/non-an.....
» 10/07/2020 9:37:21 PM The main problem with this virus is our general approach to tackling it. Our strategies ar.....
» 4/07/2020 4:07:28 PM Foxy, You don't seem to have read my post properly. I'm not saying that people can't over.....
» 4/07/2020 11:54:44 AM con't from previous: I will agree with you though that we can override our urges. Eg, a m.....
» 4/07/2020 11:26:52 AM Foxy, I would say that we don't learn how to have sex, rather we learn how not to have sex.....
» 29/06/2020 4:15:31 PM Foxy, The thumbs up or down doesn't stop people from saying stuff. Many web-sites use s.....
» 29/06/2020 3:39:59 PM Ok, now back to the topic: Everything people have said about being free to state their op.....
» 29/06/2020 3:31:18 PM --from above -- But you didn't stop there, you then went on to later say that this is the.....
» 29/06/2020 3:29:13 PM Not that this has anything to do with the current topic but anyway: Individual, my last p.....
» 28/06/2020 8:43:50 PM individual you're not getting what Paul is saying. The money you've paid in taxes didn't .....
» 22/06/2020 6:30:33 PM Bazz: "A State of Emergency does have powers that overide the constitution and the no.....
» 21/06/2020 7:03:53 PM People from another state are not prevented from crossing borders because they live in a a.....
» 26/05/2020 10:29:18 AM Toni Lavis: I'm delighted to here about your personal account of the power of Thor. Praise.....
» 25/05/2020 11:52:31 AM in previous post: "if you except that a cell without its DNA" should obviously .....
» 25/05/2020 11:50:25 AM -- from above -- So therefore, if you except that a cell without its DNA is non-living th.....
» 25/05/2020 11:45:12 AM Not_Now.Soon: You've just moved the goal posts. You originally said that it would be suffi.....
» 24/05/2020 9:01:10 PM Mr Opinion: The scientific method, besides its foundational assumptions, only deals with t.....
» 24/05/2020 8:33:11 PM Not_Now.Soon: You say, "If scientists create life from no living matter, that would g.....
» 21/05/2020 8:49:46 PM Mr Opinion: Are you absolutely sure that something cannot come from nothing? Here's two a.....
» 20/05/2020 2:48:40 PM Ok Ozpen, so here's a question for you: If a virus such as covid19 or HIV is god's justic.....
» 19/05/2020 11:38:49 AM --from above -- So in general the natural world is extremely disordered but we don't appr.....
» 19/05/2020 11:36:19 AM Not_Now.Soon: Well I'm getting close to saying (as you thought I was) "I've had enoug.....
» 19/05/2020 9:49:13 AM Mr Opinion: "I see LIFE as a water-based feeder." What is that meant to mean? .....
» 17/05/2020 10:13:47 PM Not_Now.Soon : you seem to find it challenging to believe that some things can change from.....
» 16/05/2020 10:40:51 AM OzSpen: You ask "Can macroevolution of animal to human being be observed today?".....
» 15/05/2020 4:13:35 PM --from above -- 4)"Can you look at anything today and say evolution did this, becaus.....
» 15/05/2020 4:12:15 PM Not_Now.Soon: You ask, "What is evolution? Is it an explanation only? Or can it be te.....
» 15/05/2020 4:06:49 PM OzSpen: The reason I was going to write about science was in dircet reply to your question.....
» 14/05/2020 9:33:19 PM OzSpen: Could your world view be somewhat blinkered? I'll reply to this in detail over th.....
» 14/05/2020 10:17:54 AM in above: "So an excepted result of this theory" should obviously be ".....
» 14/05/2020 10:15:21 AM Not_Now.Soon: I hope you realise that the detailed observation and study of every single o.....
» 10/05/2020 8:14:53 PM Paul1405: That movie clip is hilarious. It's from "The Castle" isn't it? I've ne.....
» 10/05/2020 7:16:12 PM ttbn: At least a couple of times now you have said that the National Cabinet that has been.....
» 9/05/2020 12:23:18 PM --from above-- To help ground the difference between how the universe just "is".....
» 9/05/2020 12:21:47 PM This post is basically a repeat of a post I made years ago. It's purpose if clear up some .....
» 12/04/2020 6:10:24 PM Luciferase "0.37% mortality is the equivalent of a bad flu, but nowhere near the Span.....
» 9/04/2020 1:40:51 PM Theoretically speaking a prison provides one of the easiest environments to manage during .....
» 6/04/2020 7:28:35 PM mhaze: "I didn't cherry-pick but merely pointed out to thinkabit that the site actual.....
» 5/04/2020 8:28:52 PM -in my previous post: "statics" should obviously be "statistics".....
» 5/04/2020 3:36:18 PM This is the weirdest post I've seen in a while. The very page the mhaze links to (ie. http.....
» 1/04/2020 5:43:43 PM ttbn: "There is still no vaccine for the 2009 swine 'flu apparently." Really? B.....
» 1/04/2020 5:04:03 PM Alan B: I don't think you understand what herd immunity is. Your post is rather confusing .....
» 27/03/2020 12:58:11 PM ttbn: "I don't recall posting the lines two of the halfwits say I did. If I did, I go.....
» 27/03/2020 10:47:37 AM It's time to remind the public about the great ttbn's intellect. Here's a direct quote of .....
» 24/03/2020 11:30:43 AM ttbh: You say, "95% of the virus cases could have been prevented if the Chinese regim.....
» 16/03/2020 2:03:30 PM Alan B: You say "Coulda, shoulda woulda. doesn't help! Neither does 20-20 hindsight a.....
» 16/03/2020 10:08:04 AM ScoMo let the tragic truth out mid-last week in media statement when he said that they hav.....
» 10/03/2020 9:10:03 AM Small note here: I probably should have written the ratio in my last comment with whole nu.....
» 8/03/2020 5:40:56 PM ** continued from above ** - They are also delaying having families (commonly into late 2.....
» 8/03/2020 5:39:51 PM I'm reposting a comment that I've made earlier (jsut before last fed election) regarding t.....
» 7/03/2020 7:33:41 PM Armchair Critic: I don't understand why someone would think it is not right for the media .....
» 5/03/2020 9:59:52 PM Oh, I should add that there is something else I mean to do but haven't yet: Update my will.....
» 5/03/2020 9:24:34 PM -Very soon, once the infection numbers increase, I will likely start using only my debit c.....
» 5/03/2020 9:23:55 PM Well AlanBS you've convinced me. I can now see that compared to your near infinite wisdom .....
» 5/03/2020 2:49:50 PM Alan B: While you are right to be genuinely very concerned about the wuflu* (covid-19) som.....
» 2/03/2020 2:36:21 PM It would have been rather easier for Australia to remain free from this disaster. We are a.....
» 2/03/2020 8:09:58 AM "But are we facing a possible pandemic?" It's been rather obvious now for at l.....
» 1/03/2020 9:36:07 PM Whoops, I did it again: "your" in my last post is "you're". Why do I c.....
» 1/03/2020 9:32:29 PM individual: "So, who can actually instigate a special referendum ? Two drunks in a Pu.....
» 1/03/2020 5:12:56 PM To be pedantic it actually requires a special sort of referendum in that it is not just a .....
» 24/02/2020 9:21:09 AM Ezhil: You ask "Are not the governments changing the constitution when something irre.....
» 5/02/2020 10:48:22 AM Mr Opinion: You must have a very personalized definition of what "capitalism" is.....
» 29/01/2020 9:04:57 PM Was thinking tonight where's the best place to be during a virus outbreak like the current.....
» 27/01/2020 10:51:01 AM I can't rationally understand how in cases like this the descendants of such a event, even.....
» 22/01/2020 1:29:15 PM individual: you say, "Then stop asking them to do "something' !" But I'm n.....
» 20/01/2020 6:37:45 PM individual: You say "The Fed Govt should legislate against Local Councils perpetually.....
» 20/01/2020 10:04:50 AM To be fair: regarding the executing people who's names begin with "M" scenario I.....
» 20/01/2020 9:47:47 AM Whoops, In my last post I forgot to list a very important federal power that I meant to me.....
» 20/01/2020 9:38:06 AM individual: You need to read the constitution! The federal gov is NOT responsible for buil.....
» 14/01/2020 12:04:42 PM Armchair Critic: Insurance companies cannot produce money out of thin air! If the insuranc.....
» 13/01/2020 12:46:21 PM Paul1450: You mention the attributes "initiative, resourcefulness, leadership", .....
» 13/01/2020 12:11:08 PM SR: Ok, if you want to play this game. Then look at the list I linked to and total the 197.....
» 13/01/2020 11:19:33 AM Paul1450: I would do want any sensible business person whould do. I would hire the person .....
» 13/01/2020 9:26:49 AM "whooping" should obviously be "whopping" in my last post......
» 13/01/2020 9:07:29 AM Here is a list of significant bushfires in Australia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bushfir.....
» 13/01/2020 8:34:42 AM Why do some people here think that employers should be required to continue to pay wages f.....
» 13/01/2020 8:16:02 AM NOTE: this is just a re-post by me of the body of a comment I made on another thread, but .....
» 12/01/2020 9:48:21 AM Alan B: You say, "And our leader needed to spend three weeks on a hill than tree week.....
» 17/12/2019 8:40:07 AM Well for me I feel that the purpose of language is to convey meaning/intention/explanation.....
» 11/12/2019 10:11:10 AM Well for those who can't be bothered reading the whole dreary article then I've got good n.....
» 3/12/2019 10:23:54 PM Aries: You ask, "Will heterosexual men also be banned from donating blood?" The.....
» 14/11/2019 2:26:40 PM I have two questions about this: 1) how do you decide who is indigenous? 2) why do you t.....
» 5/11/2019 8:38:20 AM This is the best article I've read on this site for quite awhile. While I wouldn't say th.....
» 28/10/2019 9:26:24 AM Regarding point 4 in my previous post- it also prevents a losing "no" vote from .....
» 28/10/2019 8:32:11 AM I very much like the idea of citizen initiated Referendums but with these conditions: 1) t.....
» 17/08/2019 10:13:08 AM ALTRAV: Yous say: "It looks like a human but does not comply with ALL the specificati.....
» 31/05/2019 9:13:08 PM SteeleRedux: To call catching wild eels with traps an example of sophisticated agriculture.....
» 28/05/2019 6:44:51 AM "Aboriginal society had a high degree of sophistication and the people lived a rather.....
» 15/05/2019 11:50:40 AM So what I propose is a voting system that tries to balance this: Basically you give peopl.....
» 15/05/2019 11:10:26 AM Since it's election time I thought I'd bring up the issue of the voting age. Commonly it i.....
» 13/05/2019 10:34:05 AM ttbn: You quoted: "The danger (of electric cars) really came home to me when I met up.....
» 9/02/2019 10:32:11 PM So Philip, what do you propose to do with the money/property that you take from all of Aus.....
» 16/01/2019 10:22:48 PM Ok sara, it's obvious that you refuse to even try to understand the flaws in your maths. S.....
» 16/01/2019 8:29:47 AM At this stage sara242 due to your repeated claims that have been refuted repeatedly I thin.....
» 6/01/2019 10:24:28 PM I just re-read what I posted previously today and should correct something: Where is asked.....
» 6/01/2019 9:16:12 AM --continued from above- Putting this together gives, rational 1 is { {{{ {{{{}}},{{{}},{{.....
» 6/01/2019 9:11:09 AM -continued from above- -the natural number 1 is the set {{}} when we take the popular/sta.....
» 6/01/2019 5:45:09 AM Aidan: What you've written about integers and reals is VERY wrong! An integer is a VERY d.....
» 5/01/2019 3:29:08 PM Aidan: You said in your first post, "Mathematics is totally consistent. ". This.....
» 4/01/2019 6:22:33 PM sara42: I'm guessing that you've never studied maths at uni level. If you had then you sho.....
» 29/11/2018 2:51:02 PM ** continued from above ** What would be a problem for new home-owners is if investors bou.....
» 29/11/2018 2:49:50 PM rache you claim that NG "in most cases produces nothing of benefit for society but p.....
» 18/11/2018 11:46:41 AM whoops, in my previous post I missed the word "no" in the following, "Well .....
» 17/11/2018 10:33:00 PM --- continue from above --- This new accommodation is provided for by landlords (except p.....
» 17/11/2018 10:30:00 PM Aidan, here are some numbers to add real context to this topic: Current population: 25 mi.....
» 12/11/2018 10:24:10 PM Aidan: You say "That effect would be cancelled out by the increase in the number of p.....
» 12/11/2018 9:18:25 PM So Yuyutsu, according to your view point I have a physical human body but which is detache.....
» 9/11/2018 5:36:51 PM Yuyutsu, you say "A precondition for free will is to have a subjective sense of will......
» 4/10/2018 2:14:34 PM Loudmouth: You say "However, such products are not bought 'predominantly' by women, b.....
» 4/10/2018 9:20:49 AM Last night on the news I saw a woman say that this removes the "sexist" tax on t.....
» 17/07/2018 9:09:44 AM Tony Lavis: Well said and good job!! I was going to reply to this but you've jumped in fir.....
» 10/07/2018 9:54:43 AM Armchair Critic: You say "You could argue people with a million or more should pay fo.....
» 8/06/2018 9:11:50 AM Yet another article about Israel and the Palestinians, these are becoming as regular as Al.....
» 3/05/2018 8:24:45 PM GJOESQ: You say: "However, itís important to note that this comes with the trade-off .....
» 29/04/2018 4:39:22 PM GJOESQ: What these countries have in common is their minimum wage, it is ZERO. Yes, you re.....
» 29/04/2018 6:35:05 AM GJOESQ: You say "The government should increase wages." Below is a list of coun.....
» 21/04/2018 10:57:12 AM HasBeen: Well it is a heavy car- 2360kgs, but it still has more than adequate acceleration.....
» 21/04/2018 8:26:28 AM Is Mise: No, thanks. No bogan car for me! I much prefer my simple sedate run-about to be m.....
» 18/04/2018 5:01:57 PM Speaking for myself here, I've just bought a new car but I delayed buying it for about thr.....
» 10/04/2018 9:26:09 PM Well not that talk about Thorium has anything to do with the topic but anyway- Tony Lavis.....
» 21/03/2018 12:20:40 PM Slight correction to my post above: The third example I give as a fundamental assumption, .....
» 20/03/2018 10:10:25 PM --from above-- To help ground the difference between how the universe just "is".....
» 20/03/2018 10:09:03 PM This post is off topic but for the personal benefit of runner's general education about sc.....
» 16/03/2018 6:14:24 PM So runner I take it that you think that you are able to tell who's good at physics and who.....
» 26/02/2018 9:06:20 PM hmm, just re-read my last post and noticed slight typo: "But just this once we will p.....
» 26/02/2018 3:40:47 PM Alan B.: Look, everyone who's been here for any length of time knows what you're like with.....
» 26/02/2018 11:12:04 AM -- continued from above -- Do you now see why it is such a terrible idea to use it? Don't.....
» 26/02/2018 11:11:28 AM Alan B: Not that this has much to do with the topic but, BE VERY CAREFUL WITH THE GENETIC .....
» 19/02/2018 10:10:28 PM So Alan.B is this 2 c/kWh the wholesale or retail price?.....
» 19/02/2018 10:35:33 AM So Alan B, for a very long time now you've been quoting this "2 cents PKH". I'd .....
» 9/02/2018 9:09:39 AM Toni Lavis: "Buy ALL the tickets, then you'll definitely win." That's the funni.....
» 8/02/2018 10:40:56 AM Paul1405 asks : "Should public figures be subjected to detailed investigation of thei.....
» 14/12/2017 4:14:16 PM You're just making assertions here about free will as statements of fact. Likewise I can a.....
» 3/12/2017 9:28:17 AM This thread is more or less dead but anyway,.. david f: You say "However, the laws o.....
» 29/11/2017 9:20:23 AM Yuyutsu: you say-- God is self-evident (though not his existence): If you see anything - T.....
» 16/11/2017 11:18:54 PM Is Mise: " Gives the "YES" vote a margin of 23.2%; I don't see the problem......
» 16/11/2017 10:20:26 PM Armchair Critic: "Hey thinkabit, Pretty sure my numbers were the same as yours" .....
» 16/11/2017 5:28:00 AM Armchair Critic: Your numbers are not correct, the correct ones are those I gave in the or.....
» 15/11/2017 11:22:34 PM rehctub: You say, "It would be logic to think that of the 20 odd% that didn't vote, t.....
» 15/11/2017 1:59:37 PM While I've not a doubt that the law will be changed to allow SSM, what this result wil bri.....
» 15/11/2017 9:53:47 AM The SSM results are in, from the ABS site: 61.6% Yes, 38.4 No with participation rate of 7.....
» 1/11/2017 8:30:43 AM --continued from above - Another example is during the cell division processes (ie: mitos.....
» 1/11/2017 8:21:19 AM Well this post will have nothing to do with the thread topic but anyway here goes: Alan B.....
» 28/10/2017 7:55:05 PM Alan B: Where have I have made "gay bashing" statements. All I've done is shown.....
» 28/10/2017 2:34:00 PM Alan B, you have to be really, really careful with the genetic argument because many many .....
» 28/10/2017 10:45:12 AM Raycom: "It should be noted that not voting is equivalent to voting 'yes'. " As.....
» 27/10/2017 9:40:22 AM While not exactly on topic with this article here's something I wonder about the SSM surve.....
» 13/09/2017 1:41:58 PM JF Aus: Do you have any idea how cheap airlines are? I just had a look, I can get a Melbo.....
» 13/09/2017 12:18:48 PM [continuation from above] Lastly, another very important point that needs to be made is t.....
» 13/09/2017 12:06:00 PM JF Aus: You ask "What would be the cost of petrol from Melbourne to Cairns with the w.....
» 13/09/2017 10:00:10 AM I can't agree that the cost of fuel is a major deterrent to driving to a local tourism des.....
» 27/08/2017 8:02:01 PM Ezhil: I disagree that performance is purely the result of individual effort but rather I .....
» 25/08/2017 12:50:09 PM Foxy: You ask others "Ever tried to read a doctor's scribble?", but have you you.....
» 28/07/2017 9:46:49 PM Alan B: You say, "I think you may have missed a few South American cities thinkabit, .....
» 27/07/2017 7:17:08 PM -- From above -- Lastly, your simple example: "Just as one example, look at the scho.....
» 27/07/2017 7:10:56 PM Alan B: You say "Around this world there are single cities with populations larger th.....
» 27/07/2017 12:59:51 PM Alan B: You claim: "The pollies we just don't need are those warming leather in state.....
» 13/07/2017 8:42:15 PM Alan B: You say "A piece the size of victoria now hangs on a thread and may even brea.....
» 20/06/2017 8:23:40 PM AlanB: "And I have some, how too, ideas. That involve specifically placed, pole oppos.....
» 1/06/2017 9:31:04 AM Paul1405: Yous say "The conservatives should stop dragging their feet on gay marriage.....
» 18/05/2017 12:44:39 AM Philip S: You say "Like the first Microsoft has so many more users than Linux so whic.....
» 16/05/2017 11:55:42 AM Hello Loudmouth, I meant to include Indian texts when I mentioned the old Greek texts. Wit.....
» 16/05/2017 10:38:34 AM Hey maybe you're onto something with the 5:2 diet. I'm looking at the life expectancy by c.....
» 14/04/2017 5:59:33 PM feardbeard: the reason why there's no satellite video of the attack is because that's NOT .....
» 26/02/2017 12:03:11 PM Rhosty: "And just labelling something you don't like as BS, doesn't make it so.".....
» 30/01/2017 9:57:16 AM So I watched some of the Australian Open tennis finals on the weekend and now I'm wonderin.....
» 21/10/2016 8:14:46 PM steve101: hope this link clears some things up for you about how we send probes out into d.....
» 11/10/2016 6:32:15 PM To be fair. I should really correct myself a bit- companies aren't required to return all .....
» 11/10/2016 3:24:03 PM ant: the figures are rubbery cause that is the very nature of pricing externalities, ie. t.....
» 11/10/2016 1:10:17 PM Jardine K Jardine: answer- buy shares in the company then they willing give you a slice of.....
» 11/10/2016 10:36:05 AM ant: OK, I've just read the reference. So it turns out that direct subsidies are only abou.....
» 11/10/2016 8:56:26 AM ant: "Fossil fuel companies are benefitting from global subsidies of $5.3tn (£3.4tn) .....
» 11/10/2016 7:04:15 AM AlanB: You very first sentence- "Multinationals need to move money, that means banks,.....
» 10/10/2016 9:15:50 PM AlanB: You say- "And as large as that minor blackmarket might be, not worth spending .....
» 10/10/2016 1:34:46 PM AlanB: You say- "It will finally usher in the end of the black economy and tax avoida.....
» 7/10/2016 8:37:00 PM Geoff Of Perth: Not that this has anything to actually do with the topic of the original a.....
» 7/10/2016 5:22:30 PM Geoff of Perth: Do you really know what "G" is in that equation?.....
» 5/10/2016 9:48:11 PM Slight correction to what I wrote above: The non-resident tax rate is about 30%, I confus.....
» 4/10/2016 12:25:00 PM -- continued from above -- What you may be thinking of and confused about is super. They .....
» 4/10/2016 12:23:04 PM JayB: You are very wrong and obviously have no idea what you're talking about. Currently,.....
» 3/10/2016 1:56:24 PM (contined from initial post- hit 350 word barrier) The benefits of this new scheme are no.....
» 3/10/2016 12:33:05 PM Last week, mainly due to complaints from rural employers and their communities as well as .....
» 1/09/2016 9:55:57 PM ttbn: why is building suburbs on farmland moronic? If you're so against it then form a gro.....
» 1/09/2016 8:17:13 PM Bugsy, you've hit the nail on the head. I think exactly what you wrote every time someone .....
» 31/08/2016 8:39:30 AM -- continued from above- 4) Now this is the big one, Is climate change an the biggest cha.....
» 31/08/2016 8:37:41 AM --continued from above - 4) Now this is the big one, Is climate change an the biggest cha.....
» 31/08/2016 8:36:41 AM Robert LePage: The reasons why no one's taken your bet is because you misunderstand what t.....
» 24/08/2016 9:46:44 AM So Dr Davies says that $377 million was spent by the Australian Sports Commission on elite.....
» 11/08/2016 10:33:24 AM JF Aus: If you read the wiki article that I linked to (ie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O.....
» 10/08/2016 9:20:45 PM So once again the AlanB makes some scientific claims. Unfortunately Alan's access to googl.....
» 27/07/2016 10:37:55 AM Alan B: There's simply not enough gold in the world for the world to return to the gold st.....
» 9/04/2016 8:45:21 AM --- continuation from above ---- I would strongly recommend that he finds a better job! E.....
» 9/04/2016 8:44:32 AM Is Mise: Wow, well you've changed the goal posts considerably there. But given this comple.....
» 7/04/2016 8:56:42 AM This is off topic but is it just me or do others find the claim that 30,000 wallabies were.....
» 31/03/2016 9:24:22 AM Hasbeen: Your example of racing car drivers is about the worst example you give can. Racin.....
» 29/03/2016 8:38:15 PM Suseonline : You said: "I was also wondering how expensive these cars would be to buy.....
» 26/03/2016 9:33:28 PM Suseonline : You asked "Why would a car need to be hands free anyway?" Well of .....
» 26/03/2016 2:52:49 PM Well, not that anyone will read this cause this thread is dead, but I feel I should slight.....
» 20/03/2016 5:03:48 PM Argoon: just so that you know: one trillion is 1,000,000,000,000. One trillions dollars .....
» 14/03/2016 10:50:21 AM JF Aus, What to you is "properly paid employment"? For me, the proper price fo.....
» 4/03/2016 2:32:35 PM JF Aus: your last post read a lot like left-wing-loser talk. In typical "Nothing is .....
» 4/03/2016 8:13:31 AM So JF Aus says "Nothing said here yet about a single low income worker family with 4 .....
» 13/02/2016 4:53:06 PM As Mr Opinion points out there are plenty of people who have changed the world, whether sc.....
» 13/02/2016 10:29:08 AM Runner is partially right when stating that Darwin theory is known to be flawed. Although .....
» 26/01/2016 2:29:49 PM -- continued from above In your system, without a Governor General, or a President, or so.....
» 26/01/2016 2:29:00 PM Paul1405: You said "Hi thinkabit, what you are really saying is if the democratically.....
» 25/01/2016 7:02:23 PM We need an authority separate from the legislators so that in the rare circumstances where.....
» 9/01/2016 6:09:42 PM Loudmouth: In addition to what you wrote about plebiscites and referenda: plebiscites are .....
» 30/11/2015 9:30:26 PM cloa513: Your example of comparing 10 grain of sand to 1 boulder doesn't add any weight to.....
» 30/11/2015 8:36:22 PM Armchair Critic: As it stands, right now (today) there are no known flaws in standard arit.....
» 30/11/2015 8:56:55 AM davidf: To be fair to ArmchairCritic, you not doing arithmetic addition there, just propos.....
» 30/11/2015 7:50:58 AM Hello davidf, I was going to mention Godel's theorems in my post above, but decided that i.....
» 29/11/2015 10:39:44 PM Armchair Critic: Mathematicians, Logicians and Philosophers care. But not only them, I dar.....
» 26/11/2015 7:43:43 AM Jospheus there is no definitive answer to your question. Some mathematicians/physicists d.....
» 11/11/2015 1:12:37 PM Onthebeach: If you do teach logic and philosophy (which I actually think would be a good t.....
» 1/10/2015 10:29:43 PM Well one problem you'll have is deciding which language to standardise on. I assume that .....
» 15/09/2015 8:34:43 AM Well if anyone wins a case like this then I'm going to start a banana plantation in Tasman.....
» 13/09/2015 5:38:02 PM --continued from above-- Another way to rework the sums is to calculate how much of the w.....
» 13/09/2015 5:23:55 PM What allways surprises me about these climate change catastrophe theorists is that they ne.....
» 2/09/2015 11:41:32 AM Is this really a goal you want to achieve: "10. An eco-socialist economy would be cha.....
» 26/08/2015 10:02:13 AM So the article says that things are quite possibly not as bad as some people claim but tha.....
» 7/08/2015 10:34:34 AM I should point out that in the above I'm only saying that profits (ie: net income) should .....
» 7/08/2015 9:17:36 AM I'm just curious, which other entities are exempt from tax. eg. Do the various Rationalist.....
» 20/07/2015 5:10:38 PM Armchair, Our money is backed by something and it's not the intrinsic value of the metal a.....
» 17/07/2015 8:00:38 PM -- continued from above --- We see in this example that the interest on the two loans can.....
» 17/07/2015 7:57:07 PM Armchair Critic says "If I print up a billion dollars on my home printer and lend it .....
» 8/07/2015 11:59:58 AM ttbn: I'll say it again: If you think that you would make a better politician than the one.....
» 8/07/2015 11:03:31 AM ttbn: You are aware that we live in a democracy right? It appears from what you said that .....
» 24/06/2015 8:34:32 AM Well, if you included a tax paying middle income, middle-aged, Caucasian family man then h.....
» 10/06/2015 5:42:38 PM Rhosty: While agree with a lot of your post (the first sentence sums up the situation nice.....
» 8/06/2015 9:49:56 AM hmm, whoops. I've just realised that the post I made about this article last Thursday has .....
» 8/06/2015 9:43:25 AM Divergence: the website of the last link which you gave actually supports the claim that f.....
» 4/06/2015 8:10:43 PM --- continued from above --- Lastly, you mention the flat earth theory. Well, it was neve.....
» 4/06/2015 8:09:01 PM Rhosty: The examples you give don't support your claims. Here are some statistics for you-.....
» 4/06/2015 10:34:51 AM Foyle: "Even a line showing the actual population increase on an equivalent scale wou.....
» 28/05/2015 9:13:28 AM I can't see how you can say that the Government's actions on this issue are not an example.....
» 22/05/2015 11:00:00 AM phanto: Your quote: "It is simplistic because it gives credence to religion as being .....
» 20/05/2015 10:44:02 PM --continued-- -believe that the aspects of reality dealt with can actually be analysed thr.....
» 20/05/2015 10:26:25 PM --continued-- These properties are usually something like "truth" or "prova.....
» 20/05/2015 10:19:48 PM Yuyutsu: I'm not saying that science is irrational. It is actually the opposite that holds.....
» 20/05/2015 3:56:51 PM phanto: (again this is not on topic- but the thread is dead anyway) You appear to have mis.....
» 14/05/2015 12:09:18 PM phanto (not that this is on topic): "They do not agree that reason and logic are nece.....
» 13/05/2015 8:11:00 AM Banjo Paterson: Your account of the raise of civilisation and complex social structures (e.....
» 6/05/2015 11:30:51 AM Bazz: You've harped on about petrol prices before and how you believe that the last few ye.....
» 27/04/2015 9:46:38 AM A lot of time and money is indeed spend on sport but that is because people *chose* to spe.....
» 13/04/2015 12:06:54 PM Since the subject of oil prices has resurfaced, as it seems to do every month or so, I tho.....
» 28/03/2015 11:21:05 AM A fundamental problem to your argument is the fact that school only consumes a minority of.....
» 14/03/2015 7:55:36 PM I wonder if the author of the article has considered that it might even result in a larger.....
» 14/03/2015 7:41:40 PM JF Aus: I'll try to better explain what I'm trying to say. Science is a united standard .....
» 13/03/2015 12:25:24 PM Rhrosty: "Excellent Idea. In a cashless economy, supported by smart cards, the black .....
» 13/03/2015 11:07:28 AM JF Aus : How on earth is that a good example of 'modern science'. There are millions of sc.....
» 8/03/2015 12:17:35 PM Just had a look at the Quantum Mechanics article on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wik.....
» 6/03/2015 2:23:51 PM Craig Minns: normally I avoid any talk about quantum mechanics mainly because there are a .....
» 6/03/2015 10:15:25 AM You will find that the majority of physicists believe, due to both theory and experiment d.....
» 3/03/2015 1:24:34 PM kirby483 : "Don't fix something that is not broken" The point is that the syste.....
» 2/03/2015 8:43:58 PM 579: just a small note, when you say "Could bills be posted and then introduced into .....
» 2/03/2015 10:55:39 AM There is another solution to the problem of the instability of the Prime Ministership. T.....
» 2/03/2015 10:27:29 AM Instead of having a binary yes/no to the question of whether someone is entitled, how abou.....
» 2/02/2015 7:51:11 PM Baz: when you say "Your arithmetic is interesting. So our fuel cost is 4.8% of GDP.&q.....
» 2/02/2015 11:43:12 AM Bazz: the point I'm making is that you can't do anything about the price. Even knowing wha.....
» 2/02/2015 10:09:19 AM I've never understood why people are so interested in making predictions about the near te.....
» 2/02/2015 9:27:09 AM How about a referendum on whether our country should be beholden to international law? Th.....
» 30/01/2015 9:11:14 AM Jay: the 1940's has called; the Nazi's want their spokesperson back. You are a complete l.....
» 28/11/2014 9:07:07 AM Reintroducing basic classical geometry instruction (ie: the easier parts of Euclid's Eleme.....
» 10/11/2014 9:41:39 AM Robert LePage: Has it ever occurred to you that we have high cancer rates *because* we liv.....
» 10/11/2014 8:15:45 AM If western farming methods have dire heath consequences then why do we have the longest li.....
» 3/11/2014 11:42:39 AM Arjay: I am already aware of the astronomical numbers involved with securites and currency.....
» 3/11/2014 9:31:27 AM So Arjay: How do you plan to implement your turnover tax? Will you abolish cash and manda.....
» 17/10/2014 11:46:20 AM There is a problem with trying to teach English grammar: that being that there is no such .....
» 21/07/2014 11:15:23 PM So the real issue here is who should the Government decide to support in the name of Austr.....
» 26/10/2011 6:54:54 PM Maybe you should do some homework before you post-- obviously you aren't aware that Libya .....
» 10/06/2011 1:22:39 PM I always laugh when people start claiming that humanity is doomed because the world will s.....
» 18/01/2011 9:42:20 AM At last, someone with a rational opinion about the floods. Thankyou, I've been waiting for.....
» 7/01/2011 10:41:19 AM So diver dan, what do you propose to replace our Capitalism with? It's all so easy to comp.....
» 5/01/2011 1:45:38 PM I should clarify my previous comment a bit. When governments issue bonds, then they make a.....
» 5/01/2011 1:19:25 PM There seems to be a very widespread misunderstanding by many comment posters* about what e.....
» 24/09/2010 5:57:52 PM sarnian: Actually, I *do* believe in peak oil!! The reason why I believe is because I like.....
» 24/09/2010 10:58:01 AM You mention that if the all of the world's *PRESENT* population had the consumption rates .....
» 24/09/2010 10:55:25 AM sarnian: You are still missing the point. So I'll try again: Let's start again from the v.....
» 23/09/2010 12:51:42 PM sarnian: Thanks for bringing up Easter Island, I knew someone would. When people talk abou.....
» 22/09/2010 1:15:25 PM Bugsy: you miss the point I was trying to make. (Perhaps, I didn't do a good job of it in .....
» 22/09/2010 12:04:44 PM ... continued from above.... The result of this is, is that there can only be a global sh.....
» 22/09/2010 12:02:48 PM ... continued from above.... It's been because there has been a disruption of food produc.....
» 22/09/2010 11:59:35 AM You greatly exaggerate the problem! The world can never really be overpopulated for very .....
» 15/06/2010 3:06:39 PM --- this post follows from my previous post --- To demonstrate that an ethical action *re.....
» 15/06/2010 1:24:19 PM You can't fully separate morals/ethics from religion/spiritual philosophy. If you have m.....
» 30/05/2010 1:29:35 AM Yabby: "... A very large chunk of Greek Govt debt, is owed to French and German banks.....
» 28/05/2010 5:26:33 PM Formersnag: "... its about the domino effect, whenever this sort of thing happens. On.....
» 12/05/2010 11:53:40 PM Protagoras: You seem to have no sense of scale/perspective-- 1) "...between 1967 and .....
» 12/05/2010 2:46:43 AM quanda: "1)I hear your shouting, thinkabit - sorry to have offended. .... 2)If we don.....
» 11/05/2010 6:43:10 PM qanda: "Adapting to the consequences of a changing climate (human induced or not) wil.....
» 11/05/2010 6:06:18 PM Protagoras: You're still not getting it so I'll try again-- Let's assume that AGW is real.....
» 10/05/2010 5:58:09 PM --continued from above.... If you really are concerned about people's wellbeing: forget ab.....
» 10/05/2010 5:56:56 PM Protagoras: "...the millions of climate refugees seeking dry land elsewhere..." .....
» 10/05/2010 10:06:05 AM You greatly exaggerate the problem. Let's put what you say about the value of lost real es.....
» 28/04/2010 10:30:49 AM Bit of an exaggeration to say that it brought Europe to a standstill. In reality it hardl.....
» 14/04/2010 1:01:54 PM There is a field of study called "Social Choice Theory" devoted to investigating.....
» 16/03/2010 2:31:10 PM .. from above.. "....That high standard of living has nothing to do with the natural.....
» 16/03/2010 2:28:46 PM ... from above ... However, this is a problem which we can easily correct- we just have t.....
» 16/03/2010 2:26:03 PM geoffc: Your last post in reply to mine is really scrapping the bottom of the barrel: &qu.....
» 15/03/2010 4:22:11 PM geoffc: you are 100% correct when you say "...and the non-use that is still use, such.....
» 10/03/2010 11:47:03 AM ... continued from above.. Thirdly, the tourism point is just an economic question of whic.....
» 10/03/2010 11:46:01 AM You are exaggerating the importance of wilderness. While wilderness does provide the benef.....
» 4/03/2010 10:39:31 AM By saying "There are three indigenous girls walking and scrambling along the shores o.....
» 28/09/2009 2:32:44 PM Continuing from my last comment: found some links- not the same articles that I read years.....
» 28/09/2009 2:13:54 PM Hmm, I think you really do need to visit a farm to open you eyes. Contrary to what you wro.....
» 2/09/2009 11:39:40 AM -- continued from above... Similar arguments apply in the case of losing productive farm l.....
» 2/09/2009 11:37:53 AM Just a couple of points: Firstly- You've singled out Australia since it is the world large.....
» 19/06/2009 5:55:54 PM rstuart: When you drive down the street have you ever noticed that we don't all drive the .....
» 19/06/2009 9:21:11 AM Here is an idea which I've previously mentioned here for determining a politicians pay. Th.....
» 6/03/2009 10:46:36 AM hedgehog, You don't have to vote for the cheapest tendered bid. This system now makes it .....
» 6/03/2009 10:11:20 AM What I wish is that the mechanism of deciding a politicians salary package be brought into.....
» 20/02/2009 11:42:21 AM RenegadeScience, I should have mentioned that. I do acknowledge that they still standby th.....
» 20/02/2009 11:19:21 AM You may want to check the recent data on Arctic sea ice melt. Two days ago the American- N.....

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