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What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Unseen yesterday. 16 Replies

Most of the time, people will get this question wrong. Here's a recent list:Bee/Wasp53Dogs31Spider6.5Rattlesnake5.5Mountain…Continue

God simply doesn't (can't) exist, so why not say so?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Noel Sep 11. 81 Replies

A lot of atheists claim to have no position on the existence of God and I see in this position a healthy portion of intellectual poverty if not outright dishonesty.And yet clearly there not just…Continue

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Unseen commented on Pope Beanie's blog post 'Malyasian Flight 17 (MH17) investigation'
"I hope I'm never on a passenger jet flying over a war zone. That was just plain stoopid.  Actually, I'm surprised that no airliner has been taken down by a shoulder-filed missile right here in the US. It would be pretty easy to do."
1 hour ago
Unseen replied to Strega's discussion 'Archaeopteryx'
"Yeah, he was like that. Definitely set up a perimeter keeping one from getting too close. Who knows what his life had been like?"
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Unseen replied to Strega's discussion 'Archaeopteryx'
"While it may have seemed from our posts here that archie and I were constantly at odds, privately he was a friend who reassured me not to worry about surgery I was about to have. In private, we griped and joked about Gallup's Mirror. I'm…"
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_Robert_ commented on Unseen's group 'Atheist Guitar Lovers'
"Couple of recent gigs w/ my Gibson Thunderbird bass guitar"
15 hours ago
Unseen replied to _Robert_'s discussion 'Ethics of Pets'
"breeding a dog to be a good herder or to be pretty, doesn't help the WOLF, but, the GENES for a poodle or pug are doing fine...for the GENES that code for poodles and pugs. Pug are a great example of a dog who shouldn't exist. The short…"
19 hours ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"Suppose that dog's owner had a beagle instead."
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_Robert_ replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"A pitbull mauled a little girl who lived on my brother's street. We saw the girl's father running down the road, chasing and shooting the dog. It took six 9mm rounds to stop that dog. The girl needed hundreds of stitches and reconstructive…"
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Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"Here they are: "Since 1990, there have been 50 human deaths due to rabies in the U.S. Two-thirds of these have been associated with exposure to bats; the next most frequent type of exposure was due to contact with rabid animals while traveling…"
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Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"Actually, I'm opposed to purebreeding pets. "Purebreeding" is basically inbreeding, and inbreeding almost always preserves genetic flaws. Your average mutt or domestic cat from a shelter is generally genetically and physically…"
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TJ replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"Too true. Just bustin your jones 'cause you have cats, and hate dogs that rip off people's faces, for some reason. That, and you are all up in arms about something that causes ~ 30 or so deaths a year... While even recreational boating…"
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TJ replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"Nope, cats. Check the stats. :D"
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Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"I think you mean bats, not cats."
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matt.clerke replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"LOL. Wouldn't the correct term be canine "breedist"? Since your are prejudiced against certain breeds of dog... Also, this is a total non-argument since being a "canine breedist" is not necessarily a bad thing, or even…"
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TJ replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"And we can get rid of all the nasty rabid cats too. :D "
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Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"One has to do it by "type," otherwise you're overlooking functionally equivalent animals and only looking at purebreds. Looks like a good start.  I know there are good dogs that fit into these categories. It's just that the…"
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Strega replied to Unseen's discussion 'What is the most dangerous large mammal in the US (besides humans)? You'll probably guess wrong.'
"It's a bit of a mystery to me as to how they manage to police this in the UK, but this link is to the UK government site regarding 'banned' dogs. https://www.gov.uk/control-dog-public/banned-dogs"
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MA in Philosophy. I call myself an atheistic agnostic. In other words, I'm atheist until someone proves I'm wrong.
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Why you left your religion.
Strangely, you don't include the most obvious answer: God doesn't appear to exist, even as a possibility.
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Scientists are now admitting that nuclear power is greener than other alternatives

Posted on January 8, 2015 at 12:29pm 36 Comments

The full read from which the following quote is taken is here.

Nuclear power is one of the least damaging sources of energy for the environment, and the green movement must accept its expansion if the world is to…

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A great number of paradoxes, starting with Scroedinger's cat

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 8:00pm 1 Comment

I'm sorry, but I had to stop listening to this bit at about the fourth paradox due to being out of breath from laughing. How long can you last?

Famous last words. No...really!

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

I found a website where Texas lists every capital execution from 1982 on. One of the more interesting things about it is that it includes any last statements the prisoners made. Interesting reading. Lots of "foxhole converts" among them, I note.

OBAMACARE Is Better Than You Think

Posted on September 24, 2013 at 11:40am 1 Comment

In just one week the main part of Obamacare will begin to kick in. This is the state level exchanges that will allow the uninsured to be covered. Beginning on October 1, people will be able to sign up to get insurance in their state regardless of their health.

Most people signing up on the exchanges will qualify for subsidies based on their income and family size. This means that the cost of insurance will be less than the advertised price.

This is good…

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At 7:41pm on May 29, 2016, W1NT3R5 said…
Yeah dude. I was pleasantly surprised. That movie's not very good, as is the story with most modern Adam Sandler movies, but that was pretty cool. I wish it would have actually been Matt Frewer dressed up though.
At 1:48am on May 29, 2016, W1NT3R5 said…
https://youtu.be/plrZB1AceXU this is a link to my personal channel so you know it isn't spam. It's Max Headroom's latest appearance.
At 9:58pm on April 17, 2016, W1NT3R5 said…
Max Headroom's interview on David Letterman is hilarious, and available on YouTube.

I suggest buying the DVD if you haven't. Unfortunately Frewer isn't involved in any of the documentary features in the set, but there is plenty of that material available online. The DVD set contains the show from the 1987-88 American run, omitted is the Talking Headroom show and the 20 Minutes Into The Future (which is also available in its entirety on YouTube).
At 10:56pm on April 16, 2016, W1NT3R5 said…
So we don't always get along. However, I had no idea who Max Headroom was but your photo reminded me of a person I used to be acquainted with, and I searched it on Google and discovered him. I have now purchased the DVD set and watched everything available on YouTube, and while it was not your intention, you have created a fan of that show simply by choosing an avatar. Whatever it's worth, I appreciate it. Hopefully your ribs are healing well.
At 3:22am on April 3, 2016, JadeBlackOlive said…

Glad to hear that!

At 1:53am on April 3, 2016, JadeBlackOlive said…

How are you feeling, Unseen?

At 4:38am on December 26, 2015, Royce Earnest Rasmussen said…

Thank you!

At 3:26pm on December 14, 2014, Virgil said…

You and I got off to a bad start and I almost gave up on AT cuz of it.  I'm glad I didn't.  Amazing how much you and I agree on besides views on how jobs are created, the meaning of wealth and what produces it. All of that I believe about those things are from my personal experience in the past 5 years since becoming a civilian. I believe in them more today than ever before but all that is teeny minor crap compared to my core convictions.  The main reason I argued with you about that was the wrong reason to to argue.  I was offended on a personal level by things you said and I gave into that & put my anger ahead of reason. 

Interrogation.  Please point out any errors in you see in my reasoning.... (why ask, you'll do it even if I don't ask hahahaha!)

my last tour 2009 in Afgh I was a E4, a corporal, just one tiny small guy the big picture. When I heard this report was coming out I thought "oh shit!  This is going to get nasty!"  But wait... "nasty" is a relative term. As a war vet, my idea of nasty in regards to what could have been in that report  is waaaaaaaaay different from Joe Civilian's definition of nasty.  In fact my definition of nasty info on EIT would be impossible for him to wrap his head around and not break out in a chicken little dance. 

There's no damned way Feinstein & the others with that report know less about EIT than I do unless the CIA and armed forces have been totally lying to them.  That's just not possible. 

I've read all I can find for details, watched TV for the hot talking points and I have come to the conclusion that whole report just about has to be a psyop to cover ALLLLLLLLL the shit guys like me know and all the shit guys like me don't know.  For me there hasn't been ONE DETAIL in that report that was newsy or nasty.  I really feel what's going on is a well planned magician's trick that starts  off with him saying, "watch me cut off my right hand" to distract everyone IN THE WORLD while they sneak a 60 ton plaid elephant across the stage. 

This isn't a conspiracy theory about some secret plot from the Obama white house.  This is a theory about possibly pulling off a great Intel move to benefit the very people and programs that it's supposed to be making the focus of world wide outrage. 

But wait.  There's more.

There were things in that report that were totally ridiculous and almost funny when you thin about them.  ONLY  dummasses would fall for some of the shit AND the media and none of the "experts" have even tried to point the silly shit out. 

Think. The report says next to no vital intel has been obtained through EIT.  It says most of the intel obtained is lies told under torture.  I don't recall ONE time in my whole 22 months in Afgh when we were told, "get your guns and let's go find some bad guys to shoot." Every time we did anything se went out to specific places looking at specific times, to look for specific people, specific things and act like we were just dumb gyrines who didn't know what we were looking for. One time we did a four hour search on a small 6 house village before "noticing" the exact item we'd been shown satellite images of sitting right in our way the whole time.   Sooooo where did that intel come from?  The pentagon must be using psychics and have consult fortune tellers.  ...........  That's just one example.  One time we were rushed out to set up a  fake road check, told what car to look for, who would be in it and make sure its 4 tires were blown out 1 km before the road block so the occupants would have to get out and walk after all traffic on the road was stopped to prevent them from hitching rides.  When we go the guys back to base there were interesting guys there. After a staged accidental explosion the 3

At 9:06pm on September 19, 2014, Davis Goodman said…

Can't believe we weren't official friends here all this time!!!!

At 3:34am on September 2, 2014, Demetrius Alcala said…

You stole CBS

 
 
 

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