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Daniel replied to John Muir's discussion Folk Songs
"Some great stuff on this thread!  Here's one of my favs: Roscoe Holcomb & Wade Ward - "Moonshiner" - YouTube"
Thursday
Daniel replied to Titus Techera's discussion Mr. Tyson, the clown in the group The Great Debate
"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…"
Thursday
Daniel replied to Titus Techera's discussion Mr. Tyson, the clown in the group The Great Debate
"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…"
Thursday
Daniel replied to Titus Techera's discussion Mr. Tyson, the clown in the group The Great Debate
"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…"
Thursday
Tim the Enforcer replied to Daniel's discussion Redskins in the group The Great Debate
"Change the logo to a picture of that little red potato... Problem. Solved. Move on."
Wednesday
Daniel replied to Rafael's discussion Explain this anti-rape add to me, please
"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…"
Tuesday
Daniel replied to Rafael's discussion Explain this anti-rape add to me, please
"What's not to like about this?  I doesn't say not to protect one's self from rapists, even if it is focusing on the 'counterpoint'.  Maybe some of their other material suggest such things, I don't…"
Tuesday
StaggerLee replied to Daniel's discussion The Extinction of Humans in the group The Great Debate
"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…"
Tuesday
Regular Joe replied to Daniel's discussion The Extinction of Humans in the group The Great Debate
"True Detective.  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…"
Tuesday
Jack Bauer replied to Daniel's discussion The Extinction of Humans in the group The Great Debate
Monday
Rick Shelton replied to Daniel's discussion The Extinction of Humans in the group The Great Debate
"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…"
Monday
John Lee Pettimore replied to Daniel's discussion The Extinction of Humans in the group The Great Debate
"True Detective?"
Monday
Will replied to Daniel's discussion The Extinction of Humans in the group The Great Debate
"We might have other things to hope for.  I hope!  Because there is every indication that we will go extinct, and there's not a thing we can do about it. Joe, what's that picture from?"
Monday
Regular Joe replied to Daniel's discussion The Extinction of Humans in the group The Great Debate
Monday
Rick Shelton replied to Daniel's discussion The Extinction of Humans in the group The Great Debate
""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…"
Monday
Regular Joe replied to Daniel's discussion The Extinction of Humans in the group The Great Debate
"I think what you're saying is that ebola will become this era's black plague. "
Monday

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At 3:27pm on September 8, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Hi Dan. Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

At 12:53pm on September 7, 2012, JP said…

Welcome to AoM buddy!

 
 
 

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How can I improve my leadership abilities?

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
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Ian Wilson replied to Ian Wilson's discussion So what is the point of all this? in the group Out to Build Bridges
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John White replied to Ian Wilson's discussion So what is the point of all this? in the group Out to Build Bridges
"and womens attitude. "
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Will replied to Ian Wilson's discussion So what is the point of all this? in the group Out to Build Bridges
"Aren't old people supposed to be wise? It's a possibility, not a guarantee. Theodore Dalrymple has an essay on this (though he may not have known it):  http://www.city-journal.org/html/16_4_oh_to_be.html -- I'll say that as long…"
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Rob 'Oswald' B replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"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…"
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