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by Ron-The-Elder
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1254
Views: 92530

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Latest report re. Climate Change from NASA:

https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2618/july ... july-2016/
by Ron-The-Elder
Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1254
Views: 92530

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Wonderful article from Quora: Viktor T. Toth Viktor T. Toth, IT pro, part-time physicist Written Apr 11 · Upvoted by Bob Evans, 35 years working with NOAA Climate monitoring agencies and Alan Clement, ex-Investment Bank VP Let me tell you a personal journey. I have a fair grounding in theoretical ph...
by Ron-The-Elder
Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1254
Views: 92530

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

NASA Climate Change Update: :reading:

https://climate.nasa.gov/
by Ron-The-Elder
Wed Nov 16, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Consciousness
Replies: 182
Views: 10563

Re: Consciousness

From ABC Science, Finding Consciousness : http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/allinthemind/finding-consciousness/7993592 Excerpt: And most of the work in the first few years of fMRI was confirmatory. We weren't finding new things out, we were checking what we thought we already knew and mak...
by Ron-The-Elder
Sat Nov 12, 2016 4:25 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1254
Views: 92530

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Kim ..."whatever Trump and his government "... Hi, Kim. Let's be clear: The reason Trump got elected is because we (as a people) were tired of leaders, who mistakenly thought / believed that the government was theirs. There is a reason why The Preamble of The U.S. Constitution reads: "We the people...
by Ron-The-Elder
Thu Nov 10, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11944
Views: 568628

Re: Word Association Game

Blade
by Ron-The-Elder
Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:56 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1254
Views: 92530

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Plant life sequestering CO2 at advanced rate:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-09/p ... o2/8006072
by Ron-The-Elder
Mon Oct 03, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Mind on Fire Emoticon?
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Re: Mind on Fire Emoticon?

Did a search and found this: Image

Does anyone else remember this one?
by Ron-The-Elder
Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Mind on Fire Emoticon?
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Mind on Fire Emoticon?

On another Buddhist website I remembered an emoticon, which depicted a litte man with his hair on fire, who was running back and forth screaming. Anyone else remember it, or where it was made available. I can't seem to find it here. :shrug: or on other sites with which I am familiar. Could it have b...
by Ron-The-Elder
Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: the great vegetarian debate
Replies: 4229
Views: 258094

Re: the great vegetarian debate

Bhiku Pessala asked: "What is your intention in posting videos about cannibalism and eating dogs?" My intention is to bring the problem of causing harm to sentient / sapient / living beings due to our dietary choices closer to home. Those chosing animal flesh often forget that beef, turkey, chicken...
by Ron-The-Elder
Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: the great vegetarian debate
Replies: 4229
Views: 258094

Re: the great vegetarian debate

Spiny: "And doesn't the harmlessness developed as part of Right Intention extend to animals too?" Yes. Especially since humans are also animals. Cannibal Warlords in Liberia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMwI5unlK9M Then we have all those cute bunny rabbits, hampsters, kitty cats, and doggies :t...
by Ron-The-Elder
Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1254
Views: 92530

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

How much area would it require to power entire U.S.A. with Solar Energy?:

https://www.facebook.com/teresaann.mada ... 5917366248

Apologies for the source Title!
by Ron-The-Elder
Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:41 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1254
Views: 92530

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Progress re. Solar Power in India of all Places with help of "gods" and "holy men":

http://qz.com/779196/narendra-modi-turn ... ar-energy/
by Ron-The-Elder
Mon Sep 12, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1254
Views: 92530

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Thanks for the article, Kim. Glad to read that our family has been following the correct path all along. Also a great incentive to buy local farmers' produce. :woohoo:
by Ron-The-Elder
Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Death or annihilation as the end point
Replies: 72
Views: 3686

Re: Death or annihilation as the end point

davidbrainerd: "Imagine Batman coming into a room where a hostage is bound. He wants to 'unbind' her and 'liberate' her. Which should he do?" Your assumption is wrong as it applies to "unbinding and release" as Buddha taught it. We unbind and release ourselves. No one does that for us. It is the di...
by Ron-The-Elder
Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1254
Views: 92530

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Kim: "Absolutely! And the simple-to-administer way of doing it is a carbon tax. Buyers automatically pay it at the point of purchase, because it's built into the price." Would like to see this information placed on the bill of sale posted on the window of vehicles in the show rooms much like they s...
by Ron-The-Elder
Sun Aug 28, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1254
Views: 92530

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Kim: " "Just 90 companies are to blame for most X""..... True, Kim. However I can see where petrochemical companies hurt / hinder measures to reduce global warming in several ways that others do not: 1. Removing fossil fuels that otherwise would be sequestered. 2. Releasing methane during the proce...
by Ron-The-Elder
Fri Aug 26, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 1752
Views: 148296

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Silence with a background of Tinnitus from playing in a rock-and-roll band and exploding toy gun caps with a hammer when a teen. :tongue: What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is noises in the head, not related to any psychiatric condition. The noise can be heard anywhere in the head or in one or both ears. So...
by Ron-The-Elder
Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Plants ~ Borderline Beings?
Replies: 206
Views: 12078

Re: Plants ~ Borderline Beings?

In a recent video - documentary regarding the ability of plants to sense the emotions of nearby lifeforms an Indian Scientist by the name of Jagadish Chandra Bose was cited as conducting experiments with plant responses: Plant research[edit] Jagadish Chandra Bose His major contribution in the field ...
by Ron-The-Elder
Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11944
Views: 568628

Re: Word Association Game

Milk :tongue: