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by chownah
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Trump - One Year
Replies: 26
Views: 365

Re: Trump - One Year

Because he is such an enigma, I find that people's reactions to him are more predictable and more interesting than what he actually does. image.jpeg Thought I'd show the other side: https://sites.google.com/a/marlowecharities.org/89/_/rsrc/1501373807146/9-8/11-20-16-Donald-Trump-Crazy-Media-Bearman...
by chownah
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Trump - One Year
Replies: 26
Views: 365

Re: Trump - One Year

image.jpeg Where did you get this image? chownah I found it on the internet somewhere putting in a search like "Trump and Media". Maybe initiated by Putin's operatives who paid Mosad to use one of there subversive Twitter feeds - and cleared by the whitehouse. The artist is glenn mccoy.....a staunc...
by chownah
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1360
Views: 97573

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

. Sure if natural gas turbines are a better way then use them in place of coal. It really does seem that nat gas turbines are better than coal in every respect; cost, air quality, carbon polution, etc.and about the only ones who think otherwise are the big money people who are heavily invested in c...
by chownah
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1360
Views: 97573

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Natural gas fired turbines are everywhere considered to be superior to coal fired generators for meeting peak demands . Sure if natural gas turbines are a better way then use them in place of coal. It really does seem that nat gas turbines are better than coal in every respect; cost, air quality, c...
by chownah
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Trump - One Year
Replies: 26
Views: 365

Re: Trump - One Year

chownah wrote:
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:37 am
robertk wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:48 pm
Because he is such an enigma, I find that people's reactions to him are more predictable and more interesting than what he actually does.
image.jpeg
Where did you get this image?
chownah
Is it a secret?
chownah
by chownah
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Modern Interpretations
Topic: Why are you in this forum?
Replies: 18
Views: 224

Re: Why are you in this forum?


chownah
by chownah
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1360
Views: 97573

Re: Daily Power Use in Australia

Summertime 24 hour Electrical Usage curve for Australia Summertime 24 hour Electrical Demand curve [/quote] Maybe a demonstration might help people see the scale of storage needed to supply the power needed to satisfy peak demand. Consider the load curve. See the rectangles on which it is plotted. ...
by chownah
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1360
Views: 97573

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Robertk, In your view what would be the advantage of building more coal powered facilities....and what would be the disadvantages? chownah edit: I'm asking because it seems that australia has plenty of power already except for clearly defined peak periods. Natural gas fired turbines are everywhere c...
by chownah
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Trump - One Year
Replies: 26
Views: 365

Re: Trump - One Year

robertk wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:48 pm
Because he is such an enigma, I find that people's reactions to him are more predictable and more interesting than what he actually does.
image.jpeg
Where did you get this image?
chownah
by chownah
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Trump - One Year
Replies: 26
Views: 365

Re: Trump - One Year

:rofl: That's excellent! That is funny.......but......does it give a fair depiction of how the media has handled the question of trumps sanity?......or does it unfairly depict the media and add fuel to trumps ploy to trust no one but him? I haven't seen any media news on trumps sanity which sounded...
by chownah
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: POTUS 2017
Replies: 451
Views: 15481

Re: POTUS 2017

Remember those trump denials that russia interfered with the election? Twitter this evening released a new set of statistics related to its investigation on Russia propaganda efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, including that 677,775 people were exposed to social media posts fr...
by chownah
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Americas new segregationists are on the left.
Replies: 44
Views: 669

Re: Americas new segregationists are on the left.

retrofuturist wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:36 am
Trump is a master of speaking to people in a way they can understand.
INdeed. That is why 55% (and sometimes more) of the voters disapprove of what he is doing....seems that people understand....
chownah
by chownah
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Americas new segregationists are on the left.
Replies: 44
Views: 669

Re: Americas new segregationists are on the left.

Greetings chownah, If he really wanted to treat them like people and not minorities then perhaps....just maybe....he would not be making such a big deal about black unemployment statistics. Trump is a master of speaking to people in a way they can understand. If certain people are only capable of s...
by chownah
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Americas new segregationists are on the left.
Replies: 44
Views: 669

Re: Americas new segregationists are on the left.

Possibly... just maybe... it's because he treats them like "people" and not like "minorities"? INdeed, and then again maybe not. If he really wanted to treat them like people and not minorities then perhaps....just maybe....he would not be making such a big deal about black unemployment statistics....
by chownah
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Americas new segregationists are on the left.
Replies: 44
Views: 669

Re: Americas new segregationists are on the left.

No, the left stands up for the rights of the oppressed, at least the good left does, you can always find bad in every group, but under Trump oppression of minorities is getting worse, not better, oppression of the poor, much worse, and protection of the super rich, much stronger, is that really wha...
by chownah
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Fake News Awards
Replies: 14
Views: 241

Re: Fake News Awards

Because he's great... Do you really believe this? Or, is it a sarcasm? (Or, maybe English not being my native language I am missing some nuances of the word "great" here in this context. I thought saying someone is great means he is an excellent person in general.) I think you almost have solve the...
by chownah
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: The Truth About The Rohingya Lie
Replies: 103
Views: 2695

Re: The Truth About The Rohingya Lie

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Myanmar_anti-Muslim_riots the wikipedia article "2013 Myanmar anti-Muslim riots": May riots in Lashio[edit] On 29 May, violence broke out in Lashio, in Shan state bordering China, after reports that a 48-year-old Muslim man named Ne Win poured petrol on a youn...
by chownah
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Trump - One Year
Replies: 26
Views: 365

Re: Trump - One Year

.... :rofl: That's excellent! That is funny.......but......does it give a fair depiction of how the media has handled the question of trumps sanity?......or does it unfairly depict the media and add fuel to trumps ploy to trust no one but him? I haven't seen any media news on trumps sanity which so...
by chownah
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Why so few Western Buddhists?
Replies: 159
Views: 2536

Re: Why so few Western Buddhists?

Some say wars are fought for power, some say they are fought for harmony. Now what? Talk is cheap...if you listen long enough some say just about everything that can be said....doesn't make it right or truthful though. Can you bring a reference where someone discussing fighting a war for harmony? c...
by chownah
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Nāmarūpa - Named Form?
Replies: 139
Views: 1640

Re: Nāmarūpa - Named Form?

U.G. said many times that each person that comes into this natural state will be necessarily unique in their expression of it. They will also affect the consciousness of all beings in ways we can't understand. It seems like you are trying to interpret Buddhist teachings through a UG lens - that is ...