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Messages - Martin.au

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This is another case where Dave decided what was true and what he believed BEFORE looking at the evidence or even knowing what is there.

Now he's trying to do some historical revisionism by attempting to gaslight us into thinking he's just an unbiased observer, searching for the Truth.

Dave. Are you trying to fool yourself? No one here is fooled by your obvious mcobvious attempts to present yourself as a legitimate scientist.

Are there any examples where he hasn't started from that first point?
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Anyway.  The continental basement Precambrian rocks are mostly granite.  Granite is quartz, mica and feldspar.  Sand in non-tropical regions is mostly crushed and rounded quartz particles.  Why could the weathering of Precambrian rocks, followed by the movement of this material by water, not have created wide beds of sand?
Great question.  Premature.  Let's finish convincing everyone first that there IS a ...

Continent sized, incredibly thin, super duper flat layer of sandstone covering most of N. America

You seem to be finally convinced.  What about everyone else?

(And when I say "continent sized" yes I realize that not every square inch of the continent is covered)
I didn't say it's continuous.
I see. 

So when you posted that map with all that exposed Pre-Cambrian rock ... did you notice the white (non-shaded) portions of the map?  You are not convinced that the lowest layer of THAT portion - basal sandstone - is continuous over the non-shaded area depicted? 

Just trying to make sure I understand exactly what you mean here.

What - in your opinion - is the nature of these discontinuities?  State lines?  Wooden fences?  Armies of gremlins in columns?  Something else?

Dave, did you look at that map and just assume that everything in white had a lower layer of sandstone?
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I am willing to give her the benefit of the doubt that she is a completely oblivious idiot.

I'm thinking she's being manipulated by psychopathic trolls. This feels like a trump/Miller idea to infuriate da libruls.
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Yes I see the problem quite clearly. No mainstream geologist wants to look at the big picture because of the obvious implications.

Well that's BS.
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Oh look. Dave's "forgotten" everything I've written to him on this subject. It's as though he's never heard of Walther's law. Fancy that. Daves got a mind like a steel trap - as in dense and closed.

Beginning to think he hasn't even figured out how to get to Zombie TR and is too proud to ask.

Dave: link to Zombie TR at top of page, between New Replies and Donate. Click. Log in just as you always did, using your old password.

It's not even on zombie TR. It's from the last year or so. Possibly several times on this forum.
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Economic history books of the future will have chapters on Adam Smith, Karl Marx and Dave Hawkins.
The Dave Hawkins one will be written in Giant Colored Font

Comic sans seems appropriate.
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Oh look. Dave's "forgotten" everything I've written to him on this subject. It's as though he's never heard of Walther's law. Fancy that. Daves got a mind like a steel trap - as in dense and closed.
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I'm an INTP.  Read up on them.  I suck at many things.  But I'm really good at a few things.

Bahahahahaaa. No.
Oh come on, Martin, Bluffy is pretty good at sucking. He even admits as much.

I'm just laughing that the master salesman who is good at selling things to rubes, thinks he's an intp.
It wasn't my idea that I am an INTP. I was told that by a nephew who is a health professional. And I'm not a master salesman ... just managed to become pretty good.

You're like, the exact opposite of intp.
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I'm an INTP.  Read up on them.  I suck at many things.  But I'm really good at a few things.

Bahahahahaaa. No.
Oh come on, Martin, Bluffy is pretty good at sucking. He even admits as much.

I'm just laughing that the master salesman who is good at selling things to rubes, thinks he's an intp.
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I'm an INTP.  Read up on them.  I suck at many things.  But I'm really good at a few things.

Bahahahahaaa. No.
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That sort of thing makes me loose my mind. :D
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One of the (many) things I admire about Pingu is her tendency toward clarity.  If you pay attention to her arguments, then either you end up agreeing with her or else you end up with a clearer idea of why you disagree with her.  Both outcomes are good.
Agreed (of course). It's easy to follow her arguments, because they mostly take very little previous knowledge or independent reasoning for granted, but build up her case in tight, logical steps.

Which of course results in some hilarious outcomes. eg: The C14 thread from a few months back, when Dave finally figured out that he'd walked right off the cliff edge. :D
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One of the (many) things I admire about Pingu is her tendency toward clarity.  If you pay attention to her arguments, then either you end up agreeing with her or else you end up with a clearer idea of why you disagree with her.  Both outcomes are good.

Agreed. I really wish I had the tolerance, clear mindedness and focus that Pingu demonstrates.
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Might have taken a shot at a fish. It is what they do. :D
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TR Embassy and Animal Shelter / Rare bird sighting.
Well, look who I found in the middle of suburban Adelaide, where they aren't supposed to exist. Osprey are rare and endangered in South Australia, with a small number along the west coast, and around KI. Having one fly up to me in the suburbs was.............surprising!



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Why would a libertarian want to protect your famile, freedom, finances and future???
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I find those films fascinating. A train wreck, but a very interesting train wreck (exception being Wonder Woman, which while flawed is still a good film).
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LOL! And Dave calls me a manipulative bitch.

Way to spin three different directions at once, Dave.

Pitch, roll AND yaw.

And in Dave's case, followed shortly by "Splut!"
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Deadpool 2. :D

It was fun. :D
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I'd like to hear more about this cannon fodder idea though.

Just wait a year or two.
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Yeah that's what I was wondering, so they'll somehow have Carol Danvers take on the role Warlock takes in the comics (even though her powers are different)

I enjoyed the film but can't really see any way they can make reversing all this not be the deus ex machina to end all deus ex machinas.

IMO, given the Russos, Markus and McFeely have given us two well reviewed, 'impossible' films, I'm happy to give them the benefit of the doubt. (I consider both Civil War and Infinity War to be films that should be almost impossible to make, partly because of so many characters, and partly the difficulties of maintaining each character and their motivations without relying heavily on contrivance).
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Hopefully all of them except for T'Challa.

Heheh. How'd that work out for ya? :D

That was............not what I was expecting. :D
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People have been drinking all kinds of milk from various different milk producing animals for thousands of years all over the world and these Schmucks with fancy science degrees want to say that we can't do that anymore.

THAT'S

"Lol"

No science (or other) degree is needed for me to realize that ingesting too much lactose containing products is very bad for me.

I have two close East Asian friends. They are even more careful than me in avoiding milk products.

You are to a comical degree exaggerating human use of animal milk.

Ditto. I have a several friends who are lactose intolerant. It's not particularly uncommon. It is funny watching Dave's fantasies intersect reality.