Since my post on how I thought Occupy Wall Street is Stupid, I've been getting a lot of traffic. The vast majority has been quite positive, agreeing with my post. Over the last few days I've been getting very pro-occupy wall street comments and this mainly corresponds with the traffic dying down a bit. Plus occupier are being evicted. Anyway.

Normally I just delete comments that are so retarded. Normally I allow stupid, but if it falls into that fringe of catchy stupid/conspiracy crap it goes. I thought I'd share the ones I get here and people can see. I'll even reply to them. *More will be added as they come in.

It is an anti-corruption protest! What's wrong with the U.S. public demanding true representation in D.C. (the only thing being represented is the wants of corporations, who influence policy in every sphere- medicine, food, banking, you name it, so that the very people making the policies which regulate these industries are paid off by the industry themselves) it is a huge disservice to the American people, who deserve to have political representatives who act in the best interest of the constituents.

In short we are fighting for true CAPITALISM not Corporatism which we see today. Corporations having more rights than people and having NO responsibility. They are fighting to reinstate the Glass Steigel Act, which separates the banking arm from the investment arm of a bank. They want to audit the FED, that privately owned bank to which the U.S. public will always be in debted.

So the OWS is actually fighting for capitalism and democracy, corporations to abide by laws and morals, what is wrong with any of that?

I just can't get over the stupidity of this statement. It's one part Ron Paul retarded and one part Liberal. And you know that it is a good mix.

It is an anti-corruption protest!

No it's not. From the Occupy Wall Street website: "...aims to fight back against the richest 1% of people..." I at least hope you remember all the "We are the 99% crap". You're not the 99%, but that is another story. It's a socialist movement. One that isn't looking to "end corruption", but to distribute wealth away from the rich and give it to others.

What's wrong with the U.S. public demanding true representation in D.C. (the only thing being represented is the wants of corporations, who influence policy in every sphere- medicine, food, banking, you name it, so that the very people making the policies which regulate these industries are paid off by the industry themselves)

For me, this stuff falls into the realm of conspiracy theories. There always some group moaning about how the "big corporations" are running everything. Even though the corporations don't have the right to vote and pay taxes, while every American citizen of the age of 18 can vote, whether they pay taxes or not. It's almost as bad as the claim that people are too stupid to know who to vote for. The evil media brainwashes people into voting for certain candidates and no one else has the intellectual power to see past it, except for yourself.

In short we are fighting for true CAPITALISM

Not true. Nothing really to say but that.

Corporations having more rights than people and having NO responsibility.

Such as? Do they have the right to vote? I seriously would like to know because I actually own a small corporation, so I want to know what sort of bonus rights that I have (especially the ones about world domination).

 They are fighting to reinstate the Glass Steigel Act, which separates the banking arm from the investment arm of a bank.
That doesn't sound like "true CAPITALISM". In fact, I'm pretty sure the Glass Steigel Act does the complete opposite of what you stated.

They want to audit the FED, that privately owned bank to which the U.S. public will always be in debted.

Another glorious conspiracy theory. All that crazy Jekyll Island stuff and rich bankers planning to take over the world. The only problem with this is that it simply isn't true.

The reason I posted this comment is because it just shows you how the stupidity of fringe right and fringe left actually mix quite well. It's literally one part crazy Ron Paul and one part crazy Ralph Nader. Creepy.

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Posted by Christopher | 12:35 PM | , | 0 comments »


I thought I'd talk about something related to science because it is something that greatly interests me. No doubt you heard recently that scientists have made a particle go faster than the speed of light. The big deal in the science world is that Einstein's theory was that the fastest a particle could go was the speed of light. And since a lot of the physics we know today is based off this assumption, it's a really big deal.  You can read about the news when it first came out here.

I was skeptical for a few reasons, but I'll go into that in a little bit. Today, a group of scientists in Italy are claiming that in fact that the study is wrong and that it's not traveling faster than light.

But ICARUS, another experiment at Gran Sasso - which is deep under mountains and run by Italy's National Institute of National Physics - now argues that their measurements of the neutrinos energy on arrival contradict that reading. 

In a paper posted on the same website as the OPERA results, the ICARUS team says their findings "refute a superluminal (faster than light) interpretation of the OPERA result."
They argue, on the basis of recently published studies by two top US physicists, that the neutrinos pumped down from CERN, near Geneva, should have lost most of their energy if they had travelled at even a tiny fraction faster than light. 

But in fact, the ICARUS scientists say, the neutrino beam as tested in their equipment registered an energy spectrum fully corresponding with what it should be for particles travelling at the speed of light and no more.

I'm fairly confident that the Opera experiment (the group the found a particle faster than light) is wrong. I hate when the media gets ahold of science and related matters because you never get a full picture. You often only hear a conclusion on the study. Without an understanding of methodology used to achieve results, how can you really know what is going on.

In a world of 'nothing faster than light', you can't measure anything faster than it. It's not like they had a speedometer to measure such things because there is nothing in science that we know of that could possible measure that. This means there is another methodology and another form of measurement for this type of thing. In this case it's a basis of the particle energy, which also happens to be another type of assumption science (just as the nothing faster than the speed of light is).

I think when you hear about quantum physics (quantum mechanics), which is the physics of the subatomic, you should be skeptical. It's actually a very tough science that we frankly don't know much about. It's growing and I think the studies are important and the more we learn the better, but I just get annoyed with so called "findings". Especially the ones picked up by the media.

Things like string theory, which by objective standards is retarded, is picked up by media and made to shine. Though the real science establishment won't touch it.

So think people. Remember that quantum physics/mechanics is a tough science to do. There's a lot of promise in the subject, but it's tough to figure things out. The measuring is by far the hardest. I find what they do very interesting and if I could be involved in such scientific projects I would. But take what you hear with a grain of salt because the standards are just not the same.

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Posted by Christopher | 9:30 PM | | 0 comments »



I really didn't want to make another post on the Occupy protesters. I really don't care really because they're simply insignificant to the public. The fact that they're "occupying" a public parks has soured public opinion for them. A lot has already been said in the Occupy Wall Street is Stupid post.

I was actually compelled to post for a few reasons. I saw something in the news about Michael Moore replying to the evictions of "occupiers" in New York. I didn't actually go to his website, but I did see a little screen shot of what he said. He had a quote from the New York constitution that basically said people have the right to assemble and protest.

I thought I'd lay this out for people of the occupy movement and supporters of it;

You absolutely have the right to protest and assemble. However, you do not have the right to "occupy" public parks that taxpayers pay for.  You can still assemble and protest. Ordinary citizens like to go to the park. They like to walk their dogs and just enjoy the scenery. It's a park. The vast majority (more than you) are sick and tired of the hippy fest in the park. That's why you're getting kicked out. Go to a camp ground, pay your fee and have your own occupy town there.


This really doesn't even count the excessive damage and clean up costs that cities (ie: taxpayers) are paying for. Of course, these protesters make up a proportionally less of those tax dollars to pay for it.

Anyway, the other reason why I felt the need to post again is conspiracy theories and anti-Semitic behavior. I'm not really a big fan of conspiracy theories. The conspiracies really put you in the category of "sub-human". It's completely ridiculous. The vast majority of conspiracies are about police brutality and police state funded by the NEW WORLD ORDER paid for by big corporations and blah blah blah. The Occupy Vancouver organizers issued an "unofficial" list of demands. Not only did it include stupid things like Universal Health Care covering massages, but it also covered 9/11 investigations.

Really can we please escape the 9/11 truthers. If you really believe in "social justice", why do you throw a bone to 9/11 conspiracy theorists? Come on!

I've been getting a ton of traffic lately from Facebook. I ended up looking at one of the groups that was sending traffic. I couldn't find exactly where my link was, but I looked through the page. It was Occupy Portland. For the most part it is the usual stuff, but than you'll see the main buzz words "Jew", "Zionist" and "Israel". IT just sickens me. I'm sick and tired of the Elders of Zion crap that continuously finds itself in public protests and the people that protest see it and allow it.

It annoys me.

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Posted by Christopher | 7:54 PM | , | 2 comments »