"My wife and I decided on a policy of no lies before our first child was born, so we make sure that our children ( 3yo and 6yo ) know what is real and what is imaginary. Our kids still love stories about mythical creatures, and we…"
"There is quite a lot of water on Mars. "NASA scientists calculate that the volume of water ice in the south polar ice cap, if melted, would be sufficient to cover the entire planetary surface to a depth of 11 metres." (Wikipedia)…"
"There are plenty of energy technologies that are capable of replacing hydrocarbons.Solar is probably the best bet. The incoming energy from the sun is about 8000 times more than our current total usage, so you don't need a huge area of solar…"
"Gun ownership seems to be a freedom that makes everyone less free. That's certainly the way I feel in the US. In Australia I have never been advised to avoid certain areas. Admittedly most of my visits to the US are to Texas :)"
"I live in Australia where gun control is very strict, I don't know anyone who owns one. For me to obtain a hand gun I would have to join a gun club and take part in competitions, you are required to attend competitions…"
"I'm from Australia. Our national health care system is in general very good (not perfect).The waiting lists are just for minor non urgent things. If you have a serious problem you get treatment immediately. Its similar in the…"
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"I think that morality is purely a human construct ( What else could it be ). It is not absolute in a Universal non living matter sense, so what is it based on? Most cultures seem to have a fairly similar morality. I believe that it…"
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