"Also, there something about they way he doesn't shun celebrity like I want scientists to do. There is a difference between celebrity and legacy, it doesn't seem like NDT makes the distinction.
I actually think I like the guy, but not…"
"Yes, Steve, I think that's part of it.
There was a comic I read online that summed it up in a funny way, a jab at the "I Fucking Love Science" meme site that's all over Facebook.
I'll try and post it if I can, I'm not…"
"I liked the original Cosmos series much better than NDT's remake. It was a cringeworthy propaganda piece, and I'm on his damn side of the climate debate.
I also don't agree with those who say NDT is a great science communicator…"
"I think there are some that might give a [#$%] if they thought about it in a different kind of way, and this might help them along, or it might not. But if it stops even one rape, it's worth it, as they say.
I don't see the problem…"
"Extinction of a species as populous as the human race is a crap shoot. About all that could bring it about is catastrophic calamity (asteroid, massive and simultaneous volcanic eruptions, that sort of thing, and even then enough may survive to start…"
Your thoughts on existential despair / cosmic insignificance reminded me of it because TD was inspired by the work of Lovecraft, and existential despair / comsic insignificance are recurring themes in the Lovecraft…"
"Our eventual extinction was not the point, even the universe will end sometime after all. My point was that as long as we are alive we should struggle to extend that existence no matter what. As long as there is hope we…"
""Go not gentle into that good night. Old age should burn and rave at close of day. Rage, rage against the dying of the light."
What could or would be worse than extinction? Why is suicide so reprehensible and sorrowful an…"
Good evening gentlemenRecently I have been promoted to a Corporal in the US Marine Corps reserve. I was happy being promoted especially cause it was a meritorious promotion and around my two year mark. I only had one problem about this, I feel I lack leading abilities. While I am very good at my job and have good conduct I never really had any leadership experience. I have no idea how to be with my junior Marines how to gain their respect as a leader and their trust. Especially since some were…See More
This is a GSRM (Gender Sexual Romantic Minorities or LGBTQ+) group. But And straight men and cis-men are encouraged to join as well.However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled. The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities. This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered. And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.Debate…See More
"I've been fired at, and returned the favor. What I had in my benefit is that I had practice on the weapon I used. That's been overseas though. . .
I'm probably a little bit late to the thread, but I will tell you…"