"@Arcus: That was maybe the only good thing about the Cold War. If Americans hadn't stopped pissing their pants as much as they have, they probably would have landed a manned mission on Mars a few years ago."
"The GMO-haters and generally the lovers of old-school agriculture won't like this one bit. I bet my own country, Italy, will do its utmost to try and prevent all this from happening. The field-working lobby can be pretty damn loud and most…"
"I have to disagree. You're essentially positing the existence of morals in a hyperuranium. Way too metaphysical for my taste. A person without any kind of contact with the rest of civilisation will have a set of behaviours - conditioned or…"
"How does going the exact opposite extreme of religion equate having no ethical code? Moral and ethical judgement should be based on the net positives it can provide for the whole of society, and indeed it is in utilitarian ethical systems. They…"