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    Today, 05:57 PM
    GeoffP replied to a thread Common Core Math in Physics & Math
    There are too many actions and too many opportunities for error to creep into the system. It's not a good solution. I appreciate that skepticism must...
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  • Aqueous Id's Avatar
    Today, 05:35 PM
    I was speaking in the sense of international law, in favor of the principle that national sovereignty has to be respected. Ukraine is currently...
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    Today, 04:20 PM
    Aqueous Id replied to a thread Gnosticism in Comparative Religion
    They would continue to worship stupidity dressed up as knowledge, I suppose. Of course gnosticism in the modern context would have lost touch with...
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    Today, 04:11 PM
    Aqueous Id replied to a thread Experiment in Alternative Theories
    No, you suggested an experiment which combines "all of the elements". Most materials do not exist in elemental form in nature. They can only be...
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    Today, 03:42 PM
    Aqueous Id replied to a thread Gnosticism in Comparative Religion
    Interesting. Welcome to the site. This thread has gone stale, but I'm not sure it got the attention it deserves. Gnosticism is genetically linked to...
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    Today, 03:26 PM
    Aqueous Id replied to a thread Common Core Math in Physics & Math
    I think this is a supplement, not a change. And for me it's not even a change since it looks the same as working on an abacus, which was my first...
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    Today, 02:44 PM
    Aqueous Id replied to a thread Common Core Math in Physics & Math
    iceaura, Interesting to hear your perspective on this. I think the issue of whether bureaucracy will contaminate the pedagogy or curricula hinges...
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    Today, 01:40 PM
    It's funny and sad when sidding with international law is a bias. Those troops sitting in Crimea are not Ukrainian. The folks leading the "rebellion"...
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    Today, 01:35 PM
    Enmos replied to a thread What's New Pussycat? in Free Thoughts
    Depends, if he's gonna live I won't object to him being high on drugs.
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    Today, 01:29 PM
    Enmos replied to a thread Dogs in Free Thoughts
    I am going to take your word for it, Lucy. Perhaps I'll look into that other thing tomorrow (had a bit too much to drink now, sorry). It could just...
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  • Kittamaru's Avatar
    Today, 01:22 PM
    Kittamaru replied to a thread Common Core Math in Physics & Math
    Yes, but the fact still remains: I can do 42-13 in my head and get 29. I cannot do 13+2=15 15+5=20 20+10=30 30+10=40 42+2=42
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    Today, 12:52 PM
    Kittamaru replied to a thread Common Core Math in Physics & Math
    I still don't see the reason to change math so drastically... and to be blunt, doing complex mathematical equations in your head will ALWAYS be a bad...
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  • Aqueous Id's Avatar
    Today, 11:39 AM
    There is plenty of guilt on several fronts. In the first place the separatists are behaving like they are at war with the west. They have effectively...
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  • joepistole's Avatar
    Today, 11:21 AM
    LOL, wait for what exactly? Wait for someone to tell me what to think? The "rebels" (I.e. Russian irregular forces led by a Russian state security...
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  • joepistole's Avatar
    Today, 10:37 AM
    No it isn't beside the point. It means the Malaysian government finds their "enemies" credible. And the black boxes were gone for a time. The...
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    Today, 10:32 AM
    It's trollish in the sense that it accuses the purported 'liar' of a moral fault. Accusing somebody of being a liar is almost guaranteed to move a...
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  • Aqueous Id's Avatar
    Today, 10:29 AM
    Aqueous Id replied to a thread Common Core Math in Physics & Math
    It seems to me that this particular method is equivalent to using an abacus. While it may seem cumbersome, I do believe that children who learn this...
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  • joepistole's Avatar
    Today, 10:12 AM
    Except, like the many other conspiracies Putin has attempted to float to cover his ass, you don't have a shred of evidence to support that claim.
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  • joepistole's Avatar
    Today, 10:05 AM
    And the Malaysian authorities promptly turned the black boxes over to their "enemies" for analysis. Further Royal Dutch Shell has invested heavily...
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  • Kittamaru's Avatar
    Today, 09:54 AM
    This sub forum is going to follow a greatly simplified set of rules: 1) Keep insults/personal attacks to a minimum Yeah, that about covers it...
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  • Enmos's Avatar
    Today, 09:53 AM
    Enmos replied to a thread What's New Pussycat? in Free Thoughts
    Build a machine strong enough to kick him 20 feet. See how he likes it.
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    Today, 09:40 AM
    Enmos replied to a thread Dogs in Free Thoughts
    I'll try later. I don't have much time now. For now, just know that I was speaking from personal and secondary experience. I would imagine that...
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    Today, 09:24 AM
    Thank you, Kremmen. Training a horse to stand while one frames a picture can be the challenging part. Lovely barn images, Trooper. Property taxes...
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    Today, 09:18 AM
    Enmos replied to a thread Dogs in Free Thoughts
    Prove what? I said "Until they do" because what you are saying is exactly what the majority of dog owners say. One of the dogs that bit me was...
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    Today, 09:12 AM
    Kittamaru replied to a thread Common Core Math in Physics & Math
    Likewise, my niece is being taught this garbage in school... the more things change with the education system, the more my wife and I think that,...
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  • Enmos's Avatar
    Today, 08:29 AM
    Wow, where was this? Poor guy indeed. Then again, I feel he dodged a bullet there.
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    Today, 07:57 AM
    Enmos replied to a thread Dogs in Free Thoughts
    While that might be so sometimes, I think it generally has more to do with their protective instinct. Any strangers are viewed with distrust. Also,...
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  • GeoffP's Avatar
    Today, 07:57 AM
    GeoffP replied to a thread Common Core Math in Physics & Math
    AI - it isn't. My kids have brought home very similar problems and been told to use very similar methodologies to solve them. CC is literally that...
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  • Aqueous Id's Avatar
    Today, 03:09 AM
    And just in case you weren't convinced of what you posted, he gave you one more chunk of data to test him by. :rolleyes:
    22 replies | 515 view(s)
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