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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« Last post by Lord Dave on Today at 04:34:22 PM »
Maybe, but that's the most recent figure I found, taken from one of his arrests last year.

Which means nothing more than Trump claimed to weigh that much. He's obviously lying, just like he's obviously lying about his height. Trump's height and weight won't be accurately recorded unless he's actually convicted and sent to prison.

Fair.   So... 1 1/2 trumps?
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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« Last post by honk on Today at 03:26:20 PM »
Maybe, but that's the most recent figure I found, taken from one of his arrests last year.

Which means nothing more than Trump claimed to weigh that much. He's obviously lying, just like he's obviously lying about his height. Trump's height and weight won't be accurately recorded unless he's actually convicted and sent to prison.

The fact that you guys had to post a video which starts with Trump in the middle of a story discredits your claim.

Biden's gaffs are a continual stream of national embarrassment.



Nobody is denying that Trump was in the middle of a story. Like I said, I don't think it's a big deal that Trump is entertaining his followers as a rally with nonsense about sharks and batteries, but simply pointing out that he was in the middle of a story doesn't actually address the primary criticism of his story being completely bonkers.

It's also pretty funny that you're complaining about missing context, and then you link to a video that's just a compilation of various isolated verbal stumbles taken from a number of Biden's speeches. You could make anyone in the world sound like an idiot if you compiled every "um" and "uh" they uttered over the course of a week into one video.
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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« Last post by Rushy on Today at 03:17:31 PM »
All true, but the hypocrisy of them lapping up his incoherent rambling while claiming Biden is in cognitive decline is worth noting.
The truth is they're both in cognitive decline - and why wouldn't they be at their ages?
The fact that one of them is going to be US President for the next 4 years (unless they die or become incapacitated in office, which is fairly plausible either way) is making most people's head spin outside of the US, and maybe in the US too.

It's frustrating to a lot of people but the fact of the matter is that the majority of Americans seemingly have no problem whatsoever with having ancient people elected to positions of power. I wouldn't trust an 80 year old man to drive his own car; I don't want him driving the country.
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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« Last post by Tom Bishop on Today at 02:32:16 PM »
The fact that you guys had to post a video which starts with Trump in the middle of a story discredits your claim.

Biden's gaffs are a continual stream of national embarrassment.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« Last post by AATW on Today at 09:00:25 AM »
Anyway, the story is ridiculous, but the fact that Trump is telling a ridiculous story isn't really a big deal. His rallies are more for entertaining and riling up his fans than anything else. It doesn't matter what nonsense he says to them. They're not there to hear persuasive, logical reasoning from Trump.
All true, but the hypocrisy of them lapping up his incoherent rambling while claiming Biden is in cognitive decline is worth noting.
The truth is they're both in cognitive decline - and why wouldn't they be at their ages?
The fact that one of them is going to be US President for the next 4 years (unless they die or become incapacitated in office, which is fairly plausible either way) is making most people's head spin outside of the US, and maybe in the US too.
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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« Last post by Lord Dave on Today at 03:39:44 AM »
Trump weighs 215lbs.

Trump weighs far more than that.
Maybe, but that's the most recent figure I found, taken from one of his arrests last year.
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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« Last post by honk on Today at 01:39:25 AM »
Trump weighs 215lbs.

Trump weighs far more than that.

Anyway, the story is ridiculous, but the fact that Trump is telling a ridiculous story isn't really a big deal. His rallies are more for entertaining and riling up his fans than anything else. It doesn't matter what nonsense he says to them. They're not there to hear persuasive, logical reasoning from Trump.
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Regular light can also exceed the speed of light: https://wiki.tfes.org/Sagnac_Experiment#Jos.C3.A9_Croca
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I don't see any problems with the earth exceeding the speed of light.
The theory of relativity is commonly used to explain why UA does not reach the speed of light, this is a contradiction, because the theory of relativity states that objects with mass slow down when they are close to the speed of light.
In the ether theory, the speed of light is a variable and exceeding it does not seem to be a problem, the earth can surpass the speed of light and continue accelerating infinitely.

Michelson Morley's vertical experiments can detect the etheric wind from the luminiferous ether downwards:
https://wiki.tfes.org/Evidence_for_Universal_Acceleration#Vertical_Michelson-Morley_Experiments

Neutrinos can exceed the speed of light:
https://arxiv.org/abs/1203.3433
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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« Last post by Rushy on June 17, 2024, 04:39:04 PM »
There currently exists no known battery technological capable of powering a boat for any commercially viable distance.

Gasoline: 46 MJ/kg
Lithium battery: 0.8 MJ/kg

An ICE's efficiency is in the ballpark of 40%, so the usable energy in gas is really 18 MJ/kg. That still means whatever you do with lithium batteries is going to be 22.5 times heavier than gasoline. A gallon of gas weighs about 2.7 kg. That means for every gallon of gas, you need 60 kg of batteries. That gets out of hand quite fast.

A car with a 20 gallon fuel capacity needs the equivalent of 1200 kg of batteries to achieve the same energy. That's 2600 lbs its towing around instead of 115 lbs of gas. This sort of scaling problem is difficult for cars to overcome, much less 18-wheeler vehicles or ships. A container ship carries millions of gallons of fuel. An airplane is in the thousands. If you consider range losses due to the extra weight and the expense of lithium batteries, it gets very obvious why electric vehicles are so terrible when it comes to range.

All that said, an electric ship sinking into the water is not going to electrocute you, lol.