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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: Today at 06:04:33 AM »
The impeachment process is a process granted to legitimate Presidents, not illegitimate ones. An illegitimate President would not be granted that process. The process of impeaching the President assumes by default that it is a legitimate President.

This is contradictory. You're saying, "There is no distinction in the Constitution between legitimate and illegitimate presidents, and therefore the distinction is..."

Also, I really doubt that an upcoming Trump or DeSantis Administration will care about Trump's company legally being barred from receiving government contracts. They'll find a way to offer Trump business through a loophole, or maybe they'll blatantly defy the law and dare anyone to try and stop them.

Does Trump even have federal contracts for his company?  Even while president?

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You all are assuming that the US isn't overinflating their own shit.  We haven't fought an actual superpower since what... Vietnam?

All our wars have been against countries with alot less resources and weapon technology.  And they still weren't completely defeated. 
*See 20 years in Afghanistan

Iraq, at the time of the 2003 invasion, had the 3rd largest military on the planet. They were effectively defeated in a single month. They lost 45,000 troops during that time while the US lost 196 (the US landed almost half a million troops in Iraq). Iraq and Afghanistan were not pushovers. There was a reason the Gulf War happened and there's a reason why Russia lost, militarily, to Afghanistan in the 80s.

There was no 20 years of 'war' in Afghanistan. It was the US occupational government that failed, not its military strength. Afghanistan and Iraq were defeated, militarily, within weeks of their respective wars beginning. What the US lost in Afghanistan was effectively a culture war, not one of military control.

3rd?  Seriously?  That's surprising.  Even so, numbers aren't everything. 

Yes, there wasn't 20 years of war, just 20 years of trying to fight the rebels and failing to completely snuff them out.  Which was my main point.
Lacking sophisticated weapons and tactics, the Taliban was able to basically keep themselves active then take over the country without much of a fight once America left. 
Which, to me, says that the US, with all its weapons and technology, just couldn't win.
Even if it was a culture war, they still posed enough of a threat to be able to keep recruiting.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: December 06, 2022, 05:09:16 PM »
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If it were found that the US President was a Deep Fake CGI creation by the Chinese Government, and that he was replaced at some point during his term, would Congress need to muster up the required amount of votes to impeach and remove him with the standard processes granted to a President? No.
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This one is odd.  If he was a deep fake cgi, then that means no one see's him in person.  He couldn't sign anything into law.  It would be discovered extremely quickly.  The process would then assume he was kidnapped, the VP would assume presidency, and a global hunt for the president would be underway.

Why would they try to impeach someone who was kidnapped/killed?



Also, can you tell us, using the constitution, how a president is legitimately elected?

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Yeah.  It almost makes me a little bitter.  I understand the value of having the best military but good god.  A conflict between the US and Russia wouldn't even be close.  I feel that the military industrial complex has been all to happy to massively overestimate the Russian military for the last 50 years.

You all are assuming that the US isn't overinflating their own shit.  We haven't fought an actual superpower since what... Vietnam?

All our wars have been against countries with alot less resources and weapon technology.  And they still weren't completely defeated. 
*See 20 years in Afghanistan

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: December 06, 2022, 05:24:46 AM »
The problem is that the constitution is quite clear on the process of electing a president.  That process was done.  Electors were sent to the capitol, cast votes, which were then certified by the VP and congress.

The constitution does not state how those electors are chosen.

Therefore, as far as the constitution goes, so long as electors, certified by the states, are sent to the capitol to cast votes, its a legitimage election.

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Dear NATO, please take your $60 barrel and purchase many blankets. You're about to go into deep Frosty the snowman state.

Very toasty here in the USA.

$60?
Closer to $85.
But thats Capitalism for ya. 

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Died Suddenly
« on: November 28, 2022, 10:55:25 AM »
I guess Stew Peters is going to make a bunch of money with his video advertisement for his "buy Gold" pamphlets disguised as an actual fact based "documentary". Just shows a sucker is born everyday - A modern day snake oil salesman he is.

Buy some gold from him and protect yourself from the NWO population control death panel cabal. Seems totally rational.

Seeing as almost every major media outlet has advertisements, this is a rather poor argument. It appears that you do not actually have a legitimate argument.

Now for the legit argument from McGill University:

The Anti-Vaccine Documentary Died Suddenly Wants You to Feel, Not Think

Members of the anti-vaccination movement and of its media arm excel at portraying themselves as “those who care.” The rest of us—scientists, doctors, politicians, journalists—are represented as either apathetic or simply evil. The latest “documentary” to emerge from this movement, Died Suddenly, is an exercise in reframing compassion. It also represents the apogee of conspiritualist ideas, where grand conspiracy theories surrounding vaccines are painted on a canvas so large, they involve a Biblical war between the forces of absolute good and those of pure evil.

Who are portrayed as ringing the alarm for Armageddon in Died Suddenly? Embalmers.


The documentary’s smoking gun is the alleged discovery of long, white, fibrous clots in the deceased bodies of people who, we are told, got vaccinated against COVID-19. Sometimes, their blood also looks dirty, like it contains coffee grounds. This claim seems to have originated from Richard Hirschman, an embalmer in Alabama, who spoke about it to The Epoch Times, a frequent vehicle for misinformation and grand conspiracy theories. Hirschman and a few other embalmers testify to their findings in Died Suddenly, with some being blurred out, their voices altered, like they are sharing secrets so damning they’re about to be shipped to their local witness protection program.

The problem is that embalmers and funeral directors are not medical professionals. Don’t take it from me, but from the National Funeral Directors Association in the United States, whose representative told me as much, and from Ben Schmidt, a funeral director and embalmer with a bachelor’s degree in natural science. Schmidt wrote a detailed explanation of what is happening here. Clots can easily form after death, as the liquid and solid parts of blood separate and as formaldehyde and calcium-containing water used in the embalming process catalyze clotting. Refrigeration can also be to blame, especially when a rapid influx of bodies due to COVID necessitates longer stays in the cooler as embalmers make their way through their backlog.


This debunk is rather poor, even for your usual material. It does not attempt to perform any investigation whatsoever into the claims of the embalmers that they are encountering more and odder clots than usual. This review claims that embalmers are not legitimate professionals to cite because they are "not medical professionals" and then immediately contradicts itself by citing an embalmer as an authority on how clots form.

No attempt is made to study the original claims and determine if there are more or odder clots than usual, or if embalmers are claiming more difficulty in embalming bodies.

Since the original claim came from one person, bit hard to verify without calling up other embalmers.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Died Suddenly
« on: November 27, 2022, 08:12:41 PM »
https://rairfoundation.com/exposed-leaked-hospital-email-reveals-explosion-of-stillbirths-video/

1,300 publicated, peer reviewed docuemtns and yet not a single one linked... Go figure.

Also, Wasn't the doctor in St. Louis?
https://www.sharecare.com/doctor/dr-james-thorp
Or is this a different one?

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Died Suddenly
« on: November 26, 2022, 10:43:23 PM »
Most central banks have Gold and or Silver as Tier 1 assets. A lot of financial advisers I've heard recommend 5-10% of portfolios in same. I think he peddles long term store-able food up to 30 years also. I own enough for 4 peeps to eat for a year. The other products he pushes I'm not personally interested and never bought from him.

Dig a little. Stillbirths are thru the roof since the clot shot I hear.
I dug to the last page of the google search.

Nothing.  Perhaps you need to find out where you heard it and tell me.


https://prepareforchange.net/2022/11/12/in-a-2013-trial-of-over-200000-people-testing-mrna-based-medication-less-than-5-are-alive-today/

"In A 2013 Trial Of Over 200,000 People Testing mRNA-Based Medication – Less Than 5 Are Alive Today"


He's had 3 strokes.  If his brain isn't scrambled, he's REALLY lucky.  Typcially stroke survivors have some kind of brain damage.  He doesn't appear to have any.

Also, pretty sure they don't test drugs on people who don't have the thing the drug is supposed to cure.

Also also: As a member of the drug trial, he shouldn't know the results.  He shouldn't know that only 5 people are left alive.  That info is NOT given to participants.

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I read up a bit.
Then flashed of college physics comes to mind and I remember how much I hated frame of reference in Relativity....


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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Died Suddenly
« on: November 26, 2022, 08:58:06 AM »
If this is such a legit movie, why would they need to have a montage of people fainting and surviving (or fainting before covid) while talking about peopoe dying suddenly?

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Because if an alien from 2022 can travel to 1804, while I, who stay in 2022, exist, then there must be two copies of the universe.  One in 1804, one in 2022.  Or at least the information of its configuration must be such that it can be reconfigured once you are in 1804 to be that time.

Perhaps the problem is I don't understand "blocktime" because right now its sounding like every event exists all at once and you can do things like move from the future to the past and have all the matter and energy in the past configuration without affecting anyone in the now.  Which implies that either the universe has copies, or I reversed all the entropy in the universe to a specific point.

You and the alien would just be viewing the same “original” event from two different reference frames.  Before he travels, both of your reference frames are the same, now.  The alien changes his reference frame when he travels back.  Your frame is still your now, but his now becomes your past. 

The people on an airplane traveling towards a lightning strike will perceive it before someone stationary on the ground.  They don’t see an “original” strike and a “copy” strike.  They see the same strike from two different reference frames.

Your analogy of a movie was pretty close.  Changing reference frames or “teleporting” to the past or future would be the analog of  rewinding   or fast forwarding the movie.  There’s only one movie.  Nothing about it has to change or be copied to fast forward or rewind.  The only thing that changes is which part of it you are experiencing.

The difference is that I see a lightning strike's effects (photons) as they travel.  Their incremental changes in position.  So frame of reference is just where I am when the photons hit my eyes.

This is entirely different.  This is seeing photons that stopped traveling before you were born.  So either those photons have to always exist, or the universe needs to rewind with everything except you. 

To out it this way:
If I fire a photon at a wall, it hits it, is absorbed, and emits another photon.
How can I see that first photon after it was absorbed?  Its gone.  So it either exists in the past in such a way as to physically exist for me to interact with after its gone or I need to un-emit the photon.

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According to the bread analogy, if an alien 10 billion lightyears away walks away from the Earth, he's suddenly in the same slice of time as Behtoven.  AKA 1804.
Lets say this alien can teleport or make a wormhole to move between two points in space instantly.
By this analogy, if he were to be walking away from the Earth then teleport to the earth, he'd be in 1804 instead of 2022.
This tells me that every single state of the universe from the big bang to the end exists, physically, like a moviestrip.  Every single moment in time has an exact copy of the entire universe, ready for someone to just walk into it.

You are pretty close, but I don't understand why you think there would have to be any "copies".  Each moment exists only once.  There is only one reality and we experience it according to our reference frame, the point in spacetime we at determines what "now" is.
Because if an alien from 2022 can travel to 1804, while I, who stay in 2022, exist, then there must be two copies of the universe.  One in 1804, one in 2022.  Or at least the information of its configuration must be such that it can be reconfigured once you are in 1804 to be that time.

Perhaps the problem is I don't understand "blocktime" because right now its sounding like every event exists all at once and you can do things like move from the future to the past and have all the matter and energy in the past configuration without affecting anyone in the now.  Which implies that either the universe has copies, or I reversed all the entropy in the universe to a specific point.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Died Suddenly
« on: November 23, 2022, 09:54:04 PM »
That link in the OP is literally spam.

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Well yeah.  What, you think they aren't trying to make money or something?

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Died Suddenly
« on: November 23, 2022, 09:28:42 PM »
Believe what you wish. {Eyes wide Shut}

World Premiere

https://zombo.com

The vaccine doesn't make you sterile and won't kill you.
The clue is all the arteries and veins they have in that gloved hand.  Why show something like that?  Something perfectly creepy but ultimately not abnormal. (Except for the whole holding them bit)

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That's absolute nonsense.
Time dialation changes your perception of the flow of time around you, not make you magically in the past if you look far away.
Mathematically, it may work, but math doesn't always translate to reality. (See -1)

It also strongly implies that an entire copy of the universe exists in every moment in time.  Which would require infinite matter and energy to do.

If your clock is running slower than mine, my future is your now.  Being able to see it or experience has nothing to do with whether or not something exists.  I can’t see or experience Mt. Everest right now, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.
No.  That makes no logical sense.  Because NOW is not determined by a clock.  Our "Now" will be identical.  The only difference is that from YOUR perspective, I'm going very slowly.  From my perspective, you're going very fast.  Same now, different perceived speed.  Yes, I'll SEE your future as it unfolds faster than mine, but that's only because I'm moving slower than you.
Lets say I'm moving at a ratio of 1 second to 1 hour.  You have the hour, I have the second.  If you were to throw a ball at me, from my perspective, I wouldn't even SEE it before it slammed into my face.  It would just hit me.  It wouldn't hit me in the future, nor would I see it comming.  It would just hit me.  Because NOW happens no matter how slow your time is.


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I’m not trying to change your mind or convince you of anything, I’m just pointing out that block time is the logical outcome of relativity.  Relativity is about spacetime, space and time are fused in a single entity.  If all of space exists at a given moment, then all of time does too.  You can’t separate them.

If the only reality is now and now is subjective, depending on your frame of reference, then reality is subjective and depends on your frame of reference.  Things would exist in only certain frames of reference and not in others.  That doesn’t comport with reality.  There is such a thing as objective reality.

And it wouldn’t take “infinite” energy.  It would take all the energy in the universe to maintain everything that exists in the universe, and that sounds about right.

You are free to disagree that relativity leads to block time of course.  Just pointing out that you are disagreeing with virtually every world class physicist (and even not world class) there is.
 

Let me make sure we're on the same page before I go off and try to argue against every world class physicist.


According to the bread analogy, if an alien 10 billion lightyears away walks away from the Earth, he's suddenly in the same slice of time as Behtoven.  AKA 1804.
Lets say this alien can teleport or make a wormhole to move between two points in space instantly.
By this analogy, if he were to be walking away from the Earth then teleport to the earth, he'd be in 1804 instead of 2022.
This tells me that every single state of the universe from the big bang to the end exists, physically, like a moviestrip.  Every single moment in time has an exact copy of the entire universe, ready for someone to just walk into it.

That's how I interprited the bread theory and why I think it's stupid.  Because that means that there must be separate, phsycial copies of all the energy and matter in the universe for every moment of its existence.  Which is about as close to infinity as you can get.

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This isn't a correct understanding of relativity. It requires that you somehow know what two observers in two different frames are observing simultaneously (which simply isn't possible!). You can always state that two observers will observe radically different 'now' realities, but those two 'now' realities are always happening 'now' to the observer. Put another way: you cannot observe a time that is not 'now' in your own frame.

No it doesn’t.  Just because an event isn’t accessible to an observer doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.

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BRIAN GREENE: And if that's not strange enough, the direction you move makes a difference, too. Watch what happens when the alien turns around and bikes toward Earth. The alien's new "now slice" is angled to…toward the future, and so it includes events that won't happen on Earth for 200 years: perhaps our friend's great-great-great granddaughter teleporting from Paris to New York.
Once we know that your now can be what I consider the past, or your now can be what I consider the future, and your now is every bit as valid as my now, then we learn that the past must be real, the future must be real. They could be your now. That means past, present, future…all equally real; they all exist.
SEAN CARROLL: If you believe the laws of physics, there's just as much reality to the future and the past as there is to the present moment.
MAX TEGMARK: The past is not gone, and the future isn't non-existent. The past, the future and the present are all existing in exactly the same way.

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/the-fabric-of-the-cosmos-the-illusion-of-time/

 The loaf analogy comes from Brian Greene’s book The Fabric of the Cosmos is an analogy for spacetime (a concept of relativity) and is based on relativity, so you aren’t right saying that the analogy isn’t a correct understanding of relativity.  Relativity isn't compatible with presentism ( only the present is real)

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It doesn't change anything.  Time dialation does not alter space or create space.  Things just go slower or faster, depending on your frame of reference.
Your 'now' is still the same, just moves slower.  And doesn't require the universe to exist in the past or future

Time dilation is what makes your “now” different from someone else’s “now”.  Your “now” could be their future and according to relativity, their frame of reference (the future) is just as valid as yours, therefore it exists to the same extent as your “now” does.
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That's absolute nonsense.
Time dialation changes your perception of the flow of time around you, not make you magically in the past if you look far away. 
Mathematically, it may work, but math doesn't always translate to reality. (See -1)

It also strongly implies that an entire copy of the universe exists in every moment in time.  Which would require infinite matter and energy to do. 

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Rushy is correct.

We know that past did exist and that the future will exist, but our understanding of the universe says that only the now exists.  Everything else is just evidence of change left in the now.  Like photos or writing or memory.  All of it only exists now.

Not necessarily. Have you heard of the time loaf theory? https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/slicing-the-spacetime-loaf.248893/ (Yes I know a forum isn't exactly a credible source, but they hit a lot of key points and aren't talking in science jargon. I can grab a more credible source if you request I though.)

It doesn't change anything.  Time dialation does not alter space or create space.  Things just go slower or faster, depending on your frame of reference.
Your 'now' is still the same, just moves slower.  And doesn't require the universe to exist in the past or future.

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Rushy is correct.

We know that past did exist and that the future will exist, but our understanding of the universe says that only the now exists.  Everything else is just evidence of change left in the now.  Like photos or writing or memory.  All of it only exists now.

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I like how Western media consistently portrayed Russia as being able to do things like invade both of America's coasts or burn down the White House. Then, as it turns out, Russia has trouble holding cities mere kilometers from their own border. When Obama called Russia a "regional power" in 2014, he was mocked for underestimating Russia. Now, in hindsight, we can only conclude that he was vastly overestimating them instead.

Its not just western media.  Governments all over did.  Hell, Putin was probably told the same thing.

Russia is really good at propoganda, even against itself.

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