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  1. 1 day ago on Jeff Stahler

    Recent data indicates a higher percentage of “break through” infections than with pre-Delta variant. However, the data supporting the lack of need for hospitalization for fully-vaccinated people still stands.

  2. 1 day ago on Speed Bump

    Exactly, in most cases. Some people do have chemical or metabolic issues with their body and in some cases even psychological issues.

    One should not assume, automatically that someone who tips the right side of the scale on BMI is there totally out of choice – however, unfortunately too many are.

  3. 1 day ago on Non Sequitur

    True. When I drive my car, I use Newtonian Physics. I am certain that there are quantum effects at work, but on a scale that large, they mostly cancel out. When I use the GPS, I have to step up to Einstein.

    Likewise, for 99% or more of what I do every day, a flat Earth model works very well.

  4. 1 day ago on Non Sequitur

    The lights went out in the so-called Dark Ages only in Europe. China, Japan, India, the Byzantine Empire and the Arab world were progressing nicely.

  5. 1 day ago on Non Sequitur

    Science is a series of beliefs based on fact. Religion is a series of beliefs based on faith. To use the basis of one to try to prove or disprove the validity of the other is an exercise in futility.

  6. 1 day ago on Non Sequitur

    Scientists figure out HOW things work. Engineers put them to work.

  7. 1 day ago on Non Sequitur

    Thanks. I knew it appeared once in The Hobbit. I think also this might be the only appearance of the word “orc” in the book.

  8. 2 days ago on Non Sequitur

    You should be able to do that the next time you visit Middle Earth.

  9. 2 days ago on Non Sequitur

    There are even some scientists who went to their graves still believing in their theory even when overwhelming evidence debunked it. Hoyle was reported to be one of these with his steady-state universe theory.

    I can see this when the idea is your child. However, when you adopt someone else’s idea, it should be easier to let go.

  10. 2 days ago on Non Sequitur

    The Republican Party is for people who can’t handle reality.