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Forum: Conservation Saturday 18th August 2018, 16:32
Replies: 21
Views: 2,048
Posted By CalvinFold
You were thinking of a future much farther away...

You were thinking of a future much farther away than our lifetimes and definitely some sort of epiphany from a large chunk of the population, not to mention governments. Kudos for that; I was just...
Forum: Conservation Friday 17th August 2018, 16:46
Replies: 21
Views: 2,048
Posted By CalvinFold
Since we'll be using less land for actual...

Since we'll be using less land for actual production of food, your plan to compact humans into a smaller place is certainly one idea to offset that. But at present, it would be like an urban...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 16th August 2018, 15:26
Replies: 21
Views: 2,048
Posted By CalvinFold
I can't disagree with the wisdom of this...

I can't disagree with the wisdom of this technique (and similar ideas like it that have popped-up over the years). :t:

But jape's earlier comments are equally true. |:(|

And as wildly unpopular as...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 14th August 2018, 02:14
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Interesting elkcub; do I gather from your comment...

Interesting elkcub; do I gather from your comment to fugl that you do not believe in AGW specifically, or that you do not believe in mankind-caused climate change of any sort?
Forum: Conservation Monday 13th August 2018, 14:25
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Thanks for that. It looked really good, beyond...

Thanks for that. It looked really good, beyond good, even for hybrid cars, until it got down to the bottom. I knew I had read that battery production (plus resulting pollution from disposal) was a...
Forum: Conservation Monday 13th August 2018, 13:03
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Have you seen any studies about the displaced...

Have you seen any studies about the displaced pollution?

So the electric cars aren't polling on-location, but what about all the extra pollutants at the site of the power plant from the need for...
Forum: Conservation Friday 10th August 2018, 14:27
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
You wouldn't think so in my country. :eek!: I...

You wouldn't think so in my country. :eek!:

I really feel bad for the well-meaning folks who work at the EPA these days. :-C
Forum: Conservation Friday 10th August 2018, 13:38
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Be humble, with a dash of humility, and a...

Be humble, with a dash of humility, and a willingness perhaps to believe what you believe, but realize when some of your sources hurt rather than harm your cause.

When someone asks a point-blank...
Forum: Conservation Friday 10th August 2018, 13:14
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Thanks for that link. I parsed through a bunch of...

Thanks for that link. I parsed through a bunch of positive and negative reviews, then went over to Wikipedia and...yeah this isn't any sort of definitive treatise on the subject. But I can see why PH...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 9th August 2018, 15:42
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Borjam, This is where we get into the grain of...

Borjam,

This is where we get into the grain of truth of PH's argument, that sometimes we overlook studying things because "we know with certainty it can't be" so we can't be bothered. I happen to...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 9th August 2018, 14:15
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
I get that...it's a philosophical idea known as...

I get that...it's a philosophical idea known as Russell's Teapot. I think I or another have even brought it up in this thread before.


What I was getting at is the basis of many lines of science...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 9th August 2018, 13:59
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
But you haven't learned to listen to the people...

But you haven't learned to listen to the people who do read what you post, yet disagree. You've learned to make baseless, personal attacks against those same people. You have learned not to apologize...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 9th August 2018, 11:23
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
But possible. Someone just needs to do...

But possible. Someone just needs to do appropriate research. :t:

Difference is, I won't jump to conclusions without that research; nor will I assume it's correct until then.
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 8th August 2018, 13:58
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Thanks for this. I can see this being used as an...

Thanks for this. I can see this being used as an accusation by both sides of this debate, but it is interesting for me offline on a topic unrelated to this thread. :t:
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 8th August 2018, 13:47
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
I've read it...or at least to the best of my...

I've read it...or at least to the best of my ability, and it is fascinating. But since I do not understand the math, I leave it to the more analytical and mathemetical minds to comment on the...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 8th August 2018, 13:29
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
PH, you sure seem to attribute alot of malice and...

PH, you sure seem to attribute alot of malice and conspiracy to Nohatch's comments. Yes, we've all slipped and said some mean things from time to time. We also each have at least some bias...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 7th August 2018, 21:12
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By CalvinFold
I don't know if it would suit your purposes, but...

I don't know if it would suit your purposes, but there are a number of Mobius ActionCam styles from wide angle down to macro. Just make sure you get it from a reputable dealer and not a knock-off....
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 7th August 2018, 13:18
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
I second that; you deserve one. Being ignored and...

I second that; you deserve one. Being ignored and frustrated is one thing, this takes it a step too far.
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 7th August 2018, 13:15
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Wow, now there's an offer! I can't imagine any...

Wow, now there's an offer! I can't imagine any more generous offer of someone's time in dedication to this thread.
Forum: Conservation Friday 3rd August 2018, 10:45
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
You're right, "gamification" certainly may have a...

You're right, "gamification" certainly may have a one-up on consumer goods marketers in the psychology department. Slot machines are nothing compared to phone app developers, social media developers,...
Forum: Conservation Friday 3rd August 2018, 10:43
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Borjam, if you answer PH's questions for her, how...

Borjam, if you answer PH's questions for her, how can we learn what skills she has applied to the 5G problem on her own? She seems to have all the angles covered, after all. |:D|
Forum: Conservation Thursday 2nd August 2018, 21:30
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Hadn't read into it specifically in that context...

Hadn't read into it specifically in that context (and to be fair I partially skimmed, partially read the Wiki article), but I work in marketing and design, so this is something we all have a feel for...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 2nd August 2018, 15:54
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
I may be sorry I asked this, or I may be ignored,...

I may be sorry I asked this, or I may be ignored, but...

PH, have you heard of the ideas of "emergent behavior" and "chaos theory"?

What about fractal mathematics?

And yes, this very much relates...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 2nd August 2018, 14:53
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
So did I, apparently. |:D| Thanks.

So did I, apparently. |:D|

Thanks.
Forum: Conservation Thursday 2nd August 2018, 14:04
Replies: 1,137
Views: 65,325
Posted By CalvinFold
Joost, What do you think, or know, of the idea...

Joost,

What do you think, or know, of the idea that a catalyst of some sort could cause the damages claimed at a lower energy level/power level/wavelength/etc. than would normally be required?

Can...
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