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Forum: General Chat 2011-03-18, 09:19
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
Semantics. I have explicitly stated...

Semantics.



I have explicitly stated that I don't know enough about the situation. Nor did I say anything for or against the management of accident. Only about the information policy. Please...
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-18, 07:27
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
200,000 people have been evacuated. It's fair to...

200,000 people have been evacuated. It's fair to call an incident that triggers something like that a catastrophy. Especially considering that the country's resources are already stressed beyond...
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-18, 05:36
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
I heard it withdrew because of the radiation. In...

I heard it withdrew because of the radiation. In any case, I'm sure the US military has independent means to get the data they want and presses hard on the Japanese government to get access to their...
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-17, 20:40
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
I'm not expecting significantly higher radiation...

I'm not expecting significantly higher radiation levels in Tokyo atm and hopefully never. Distances from Ground Zero of 20 km to, say, 100 km are the interesting zone. Especially regions that lay in...
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-17, 20:15
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
It's a crisis, not a "crisis". but if you mean...

It's a crisis, not a "crisis". but if you mean that living people in Libya and Bahrain deserve more of the world's attention than already dead tsunami victims and a reactor that is out of control...
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-17, 19:48
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
Careful. I said the Japanese government withholds...

Careful. I said the Japanese government withholds data they have. I did not say they send black helicopters to assassinate every Japanese with a Geiger counter.

Its hard to keep things secret in...
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-17, 19:17
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
The Japanese government withholds evidence, see...

The Japanese government withholds evidence, see my post above. Here is a blog at Nature that discusses the sketchy evidence we have and doesn't see the things as rosy:

...
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-17, 12:43
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
http://www.bousai.ne.jp/eng/ Official...

http://www.bousai.ne.jp/eng/

Official radiation data from Fukushima and Miyagi have been all "under survey" (secret) for quite some time already. But why Ishikawa now?
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-17, 10:09
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
The safest way to create panic is to bluntly...

The safest way to create panic is to bluntly withhold information. And that's what Japan has been doing since this catastrophy began.
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-16, 17:47
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
It's declining most of the time. While at the...

It's declining most of the time. While at the same time getting stronger and stronger. Not a contradiction at all:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fukushima_I_accident_radiation_monitoring.PNG
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-16, 13:03
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
If you want to get rich then invent a mechanism...

If you want to get rich then invent a mechanism that stops an ongoing meltdown until after the next elections.
Forum: General Chat 2011-03-14, 17:15
Replies: 2,586
Views: 225,085
Posted By Slice of Life
Here (http://www.bousai.ne.jp/eng/) you can find...

Here (http://www.bousai.ne.jp/eng/) you can find some facts(?) about radioactivity levels in Japan. It doesn't bode well that the most interesting data is censored ("under survey") but note the high...
Forum: General Chat 2010-05-23, 22:22
Replies: 89
Views: 4,561
Posted By Slice of Life
Well, at least it won't help you in court. I'd...

Well, at least it won't help you in court. I'd love to see an exchange like this:

Accused: Not guilty, your honor! Free will is an illusion, I was determined to do it.
Judge: It might be that...
Forum: General Chat 2010-05-23, 22:01
Replies: 52
Views: 2,628
Posted By Slice of Life
It's admirable that you consider yourself and...

It's admirable that you consider yourself and others a human being first but it seems to me that you got the whole thing backwards with your poll.

When somebody insults your ethnicity the point...
Forum: General Anime 2010-05-09, 18:40
Replies: 11
Views: 7,202
Posted By Slice of Life
I'm not sure if this question has actually been...

I'm not sure if this question has actually been answered already and I'm curious myself. So, does anybody have hard facts about the situation in real, 3D Japan or is everybody just assuming that it...
Forum: General Anime 2010-05-07, 21:37
Replies: 83
Views: 5,680
Posted By Slice of Life
The quality of official translations varies....

The quality of official translations varies. There is a golden rule that applies to any industry: Don't suppose somebody knows what he's doing just because somebody else pays him for doing it. I have...
Forum: General Chat 2010-05-07, 20:19
Replies: 11,541
Views: 1,453,950
Posted By Slice of Life
That comparison is misleading because we share...

That comparison is misleading because we share 99.7 percent of our DNA with Neanderthals in any case. If I understood that correctly, the 1 to 4 percent cited are 1 to 4 percent of the remaining 0.3...
Forum: General Anime 2010-05-04, 23:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By Slice of Life
I couldn't say what the average oversees fan...

I couldn't say what the average oversees fan likes or dislikes and I think the anime fandom is too diverse to even talk about an "average" fan in any useful way. Many (most) anime fans here don't buy...
Forum: General Chat 2010-04-20, 18:57
Replies: 183
Views: 41,443
Posted By Slice of Life
*sigh* What are your standards? France has...

*sigh* What are your standards? France has welcomed more immigrants than most countries in the world and their citizens are freer than in most countries in the world. Why are you singling them out?...
Forum: General Chat 2010-04-20, 16:29
Replies: 183
Views: 41,443
Posted By Slice of Life
Maybe I get you completely wrong but it seems you...

Maybe I get you completely wrong but it seems you think your argument "Europe is less welcoming to foreigner than the US." becomes somehow self-evident by simply uttering the word "France". I find...
Forum: General Anime 2010-04-20, 14:10
Replies: 146
Views: 11,176
Posted By Slice of Life
I don't frequent the MAL forums and I only read...

I don't frequent the MAL forums and I only read ANN threads, if ever, when they accompany news articles containing the phrases "lolicon" or "piracy" i.e. those threads that promise some e-drama. So...
Forum: General Chat 2010-04-14, 22:20
Replies: 11,541
Views: 1,453,950
Posted By Slice of Life
Certain ideologies breed certain monsters.

Certain ideologies breed certain monsters.
Forum: General Chat 2010-04-11, 00:33
Replies: 7,556
Views: 904,075
Posted By Slice of Life
Start with the Swadesh list...

Start with the Swadesh list (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swadesh_list), that is supposed to be very basic vocabulary. You also might want to ask on the conlang mailing list...
Forum: General Anime 2010-04-06, 11:57
Replies: 29
Views: 2,776
Posted By Slice of Life
This. Also, even if you just wanted to sell DVDs...

This. Also, even if you just wanted to sell DVDs it wouldn't be wise to wait until the manga itself has outstayed its welcome.
Forum: General Chat 2010-02-15, 13:46
Replies: 66
Views: 5,752
Posted By Slice of Life
A dominant gene suppresses the expression of a...

A dominant gene suppresses the expression of a recessive gene and that's about it. They can both good or bad and most of the time they are neither. There is no single gene for "genius" or...
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