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Thu Feb 11

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:30 PM

Re: Nice Feature

warrl's point is as well taken as tim's, and both are provoking.

Does a plane fall from the sky if no one "hears" it?

Firehoses fall into that special category of things & beings who "also serve who only stand [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:22 PM

Re: A Sign of the Times.

I am a Good Samaritan!

Never mind training seeing eye dogs, I am a one man course in training pedestrians.

I Do NOT alter course to avoid people with their eyes glued to a screen, phone, book, etc. (although i make exception for [more]

Wed Feb 10

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:59 AM

Re: Hillary and Bernie in AZ

A very important straw in the wind, but more likely for 2020 or 2024 than for 2016.

I am thrilled that multiple pieces of the Demo coalition are lining up to go left. And I still expect HRC to be prez during the transition.

Mon Feb 8

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:09 PM

Re: Dangerous Gas & Electric Co.

oops, captain, missed your second post.

most of the apes show behaviors that are not only reactions to unfairness but also demonstrate fairness in sharing. Sharing occurs during moments that primatologist have likened to "jubilee" [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:05 PM

Re: Dangerous Gas & Electric Co.

captainccs:

Good and evil and fairness are certainly unique to humans.

But see my post above with link to video showing behavior that is strongly indicative that capuchin monkeys have a vivid sense of fairness. Research shows [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:50 PM

Re: Dangerous Gas & Electric Co.

Agree with Tim in complements to WilliB.

Regarding rigged games and revolution, we can look at history AND we can look at nature. Go to :55 on this video for direct evidence of nature.

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flyerboys posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:37 PM

(OT sort of): Equity in Paying

EquiPay,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlR1Y2Lwz48

is a new app that purportedly soothes the problems of inequality in salary and life opportunities at the bill-paying [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:32 PM

Re: Control Panel: Trend reversal?

Thanks (and a rec) FM, very useful link and best (only rational?) explanation I have seen for the recent currency market weirdness.

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:12 PM

Re: Ford to More Than Double Mexico Production

hoping that the middle class finally gets some traction in Mexico.

They are definitely getting some traction, but up to this point not enough traction to turn things around. The new middle class voters have a much better comprehension [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:46 AM

Re: Ford to More Than Double Mexico Production

I now live near the biggest centers of Mexican auto production, in Guanajuato State near the center of Mexico. It is an amazing economic transformation to watch.

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Sat Feb 6

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:35 AM

Re: Help

The invention of i did two things that are actually one thing

1) Allowed an elegant extension of mathematics that allowed united the arithmetic of negative numbers with that of positive numbers an a very satisfying symmetric [more]

Thu Feb 4

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:27 AM

Re: Bernie and/or Hillary

When times and issues are difficult one of the great virtues is the ability to distinguish between competition and combat and to cling to the former while shunning the latter.

When the founders wrote deploring "party factions" [more]

Wed Feb 3

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:33 PM

Re: Zika tests Catholic position on birth contro

The desire is to control women's bodies paramountly.

Increasingly that powerful desire is being matched by the imperative to never admit that Popes make stupid ill considered illogical decisions, especially those of Paul VI as [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:22 PM

Re: Bull God Toreador Priest

Having been a visitor at a traditional country hog butchering; having personally killed and butchered chicken, rabbit, and deer; and having visited a modern cattle slaughterhouse (Kansas City 1970), I say that NOTHING, certainly not a corrida, [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:46 PM

Re: David Brin

Clarke to Asimov to Heinlein to Herbert - not to mention Bradbury, Dick, Card, Frank and Gibson.

Amen to those.

I add
Jules Verne;
Samuel Delaney (esp the insanely long dense almost unreadable Dahlgren and the [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:31 PM

Re: Volatile times investing advice from The Onion

Now that's icy cold humor.

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:26 PM

Re: Food Stamps for Thought

Perhaps the key macro question is, when will hound's widows and Tim's cut off food stampers

1. go to the polls
2. vote their interests?

and what happens after that, if it ever happens.


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Tue Feb 2

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:15 PM

Re: OT Flint water...drip...drip...drip

I can't see a solution apart from replacing the pipes

Unless someone has invented a small pipe crawling robot that accurately effectively extrudes lining goo. Nope. Not yet.

Extreme incompetence seemingly springing from [more]

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flyerboys posted to the Atheist Fools board. 1:01 PM

Bull God Toreador Priest

One of the last of the Great Bullfighters:

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:41 PM

Re: Changes Trump will make

Trump is a genius, not at business or politics or morality or husbanding or parenting or planning or....but definitely a genius of demagogic showmanship.

What is the essence of that genius? Knowing and responding to audience.

I [more]

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