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by M564038
Mon Dec 06, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 226
Views: 7360

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

It’s the gun arms race of the USA that creates their insane amount of gun violence. To de-escalate, someone’s got to start, and it ain’t the bad guys. Law enforcement should deal with those, and you’ve got more law enforcement than almost anyone else. If fewer good guys carry guns, you get less gun ...

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by M564038
Mon Dec 06, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

I am really tired of this «both sides are equally bad» strategy. This isn’t a football match. These aren’t two equally weighted «opinions”. One side is solidly backed up by all known science and fact. The other side is backed up by the opinion of a bunch of selfish boomers and insane amounts of mone...

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by M564038
Sun Dec 05, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 226
Views: 7360

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

No. The american society’s unhealthy relationship with guns is not a law of nature. No, not at all, as you can easily see from statistics of gun-carrying vs. gun violence in different countries. The american problem is that of the chicken and the egg. Did the carry-culture or the high amount of gun ...

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by M564038
Sun Dec 05, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 226
Views: 7360

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

No, not at all, as you can easily see from statistics of gun-carrying vs. gun violence in different countries. The american problem is that of the chicken and the egg. Did the carry-culture or the high amount of gun crime come first. If fewer good guys carry guns, you get less gun violence. Just mor...

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by M564038
Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 226
Views: 7360

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

If fewer good guys carry guns, you get less gun violence.

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by M564038
Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus
Replies: 86
Views: 3097

Re: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus

If they just renamed the place Tusla, I’m pretty sure Elon could be convinced.

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by M564038
Fri Dec 03, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 226
Views: 7360

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

The military being the world’s most advanced and well funded by far, the word «neccesary» loses it’s meaning and thus the right to bear arms. It’s easy. As for how to get rid of the arms race? The good guys got to start. The bad guys will stop, when they aren’t neccesary any more. Very few people wa...

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by M564038
Fri Dec 03, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany Moves to Restrict Unvaccinated Citizens
Replies: 124
Views: 3636

Re: Germany Moves to Restrict Unvaccinated Citizens

Absolutely wrong. There is a reason color of your skin, ethnicity and sexuality is protected by anti-discrimination laws, while actively being stupid jerks (which people that refuse to vaccinate are) aren’t. The same applies here. I seem to remember a similar situation in the 1930s and 1940s in Germ...

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by M564038
Fri Dec 03, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany Moves to Restrict Unvaccinated Citizens
Replies: 124
Views: 3636

Re: Germany Moves to Restrict Unvaccinated Citizens

Proper regarding this is what science says is proper. Not opinionated average Joes. Nope, your opinion, not logic. Logic, def: a proper or reasonable way of thinking about or understanding something https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logic It is reasonable and proper to establish that public...

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by M564038
Fri Dec 03, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany Moves to Restrict Unvaccinated Citizens
Replies: 124
Views: 3636

Re: Germany Moves to Restrict Unvaccinated Citizens

Western democracy, wether liberal or social-democratic is a combination of duties and rights.

These people forget the duty part of it.

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by M564038
Fri Dec 03, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10145

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

We have probably the largest outbreak outside S-Africa in my town, with 60 people infected at one restaurant/company christmas party last weekend alone. (Of 120 guests) So far no one has more than light illness, but these where young to middle aged people at a company gathering and everyone was prob...

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by M564038
Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

125W average continous draw on the grid, I apologize if there got a Wh in there somewhere. Another thing to remember is that most homechargers have smart load-distrobution. That means charging-effect is adjusted to the time of day, and number of people charging on the local transformer plus electric...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid Vaccine and Virus - Heart problems
Replies: 23
Views: 1029

Re: Covid Vaccine and Virus - Heart problems

That’s extraordinary! In fact I just checked the numbers, and it turns out that on average, everyone that wins in the lottery in my country has almost 2 doses of cov-19 vaccine! And the unvaccinated people that catched the disease and died from it, have completely stopped winning. Very, very rare, b...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid Vaccine and Virus - Heart problems
Replies: 23
Views: 1029

Re: Covid Vaccine and Virus - Heart problems

Very, very rare, but well documented.
The one that got it in my country got killed by being hit by lightning, and then hit by a crashing airplane that got him while he was falling down from a tree that he had a very rare allergic reaction to before he could die from the side-effects, unfortunately.

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by M564038
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The newest Republic: Barbados
Replies: 47
Views: 1789

Re: The newest Republic: Barbados

They are not above the law in my country. Yes happy for them that is what they have chosen That is your own personal opinion and not one shared by all I for one am quite happy to remain in a constitutional monarchy Living in a monarchy myself, I hate the idea of someone born into royalty and are abo...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

So yes, You are going at it the wrong way and using the wrong numbers. I drive a bit more than average, but my car also use a bit less than an average EV per km, and the meter show it has consumed 2503.55kWh over the last year. (Including transmission loss) In addition, to find the actual draw on th...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 02, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Sorry, but you are making things up. Electrification of road transport barely makes a dent in electricity consumption. We are already well under way over here, and it doesn't register on the total grid usage. Full electrification would be around 1-2% The average draw for a car, would be in the range...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 02, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 43
Views: 1681

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

The shame and guilt stemming from letting one self be fooled in to the situation, be drugged or even at first enjoying themselves some of the time, or feeling involuntary sexual arousal during a rape or unwanted sexual attention is drivers in why victims doesn’t report sexual crimes to the police. A...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 02, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/oct/19/case-closed-999-of-scientists-agree-climate-emergency-caused-by-humans As for the 0.1%? That is a suprisingly low number considering the prevalence of mental illness, it might just be the strongest cosensus you can find on any topic outside 1+1=2. ...

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by M564038
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Rather the opposite. It has come under so much scrutiny, negative propaganda and uneccesary delay we are years and decades to late in turning the ship around. There are no one in the know that are doubting the precarious situation. unfortunately, some in society don't take facts and scientists too s...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 30, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Your linked article says exactly the same I have been saying all along. They problematize breaking the cycle with net deforrestation, which is the same as bringing new CO2 (fossil fuels) into it. We can't do either of those. You are simply not grasping the realities. This means you should listen to ...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

You are simply not grasping the realities. This means you should listen to scientific consensus and trust your own opinion less. I also forgot to add that Australia has a coal seam burning underground for the last 5000 years they estimated Hence the name burning Mountain in NSW And is a part of man-...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The newest Republic: Barbados
Replies: 47
Views: 1789

Re: The newest Republic: Barbados

I am a republican in principle, but see that our royal family of Norway have served our country well. They have been a moderating force against political extremism. Our then king (alledgedly) declared «I am also a king serving the communists» thus making any thought of revolution moot when we got ou...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

And is a part of man-made global warming how, exactly? You seem like you simply refuse to understand that we can’t knowingly continue to introduce more CO2 to the cycle. How is this hard to fathom? I also forgot to add that Australia has a coal seam burning underground for the last 5000 years they e...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 30, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

So you still don't understand why we simply can't use coal? According to the US EPA and Coal Ash Industry information, only 64% of coal ash is recycled. It is the one of the largest sources of industrial waste in the US. https://www.epa.gov/coalash/coal-ash-basics There is the monumental cost of cle...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 30, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

But you don't get it. Seriously. So lets focus on the bit you don't seem to get in very simplistic terms: The carbon cycle is a closed system. Biomass, and biofuels are a part of this closed circular system in balance. Fossil fuels are not part of this closed system. By burning fossils we introduce ...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Much of, for your use potentially has already switched away from fossil sources. I know you still drive fossil, but I rather doubt your house is warmed by fossil sources. What is the return on investment for us consumers burning fossil fuel? A warm house, personal and public transport, plastics, pha...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

So you still do not understand the basic premise of not introducing new(old) carbon into the cycle? No one is pretending this to be an end all solution, but comparing it to fossils is ridiculous. The amount one can use, how and where, from which source and properly absorb with planting, and in which...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 30, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Say what? No one is suggesting burning trees is the ideal solution, but, worse than coal?? How do you even come up with this? It's quoted that a mature tree absorbs 48 lbs of CO2 a year. However when that tree dies and decays it releases some of that stored CO2 back into the atmosphere. So it would ...

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by M564038
Mon Nov 29, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

It does make sense, as you are not adding carbon to the cycle from outside sources, net carbon being no more and no less, whereas using coal is adding carbon from the outside. Burning coal introduces co2 that isn’t in the natural cycle. Burning trees includes carbon already in the cycle and is renew...

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by M564038
Mon Nov 29, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Burning coal introduces co2 that isn’t in the natural cycle. Burning trees includes carbon already in the cycle and is renewable by planting new trees. It’s easy, really. However, this is rather problematic when including the fact that newly planted trees won’t catch much CO2 in a decade or two. You...

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by M564038
Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Barclay's mastercard payment
Replies: 42
Views: 1768

Re: My Barclay's mastercard payment

Outside of travelers checks, which I guess was a thing up until 2000, I haven’t seen a check since the mid 80s! I had forgotten that they were in use in the US until quite recently! How absurd;-)

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by M564038
Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?
Replies: 39
Views: 1287

Re: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?

I didn’t suggest you buy a cheaper one, I suggested you buy a better sounding one not made with stage sound as a design priority;-) The Shure stuff just isn’t very hi-fi. But. Again. You have ordered and I wish you the best of luck with them. Having a pair that you enjoy is the important part! You a...

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by M564038
Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?
Replies: 39
Views: 1287

Re: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?

You are not stupid, and got most of it right, it is just that at that level, the weak link in the chain isn’t the bluetooth data-compression, but the actual headphones, the drivers, the mechanics, the design. upgrading that part is what will give you most sound quality for the money. (Most, almost a...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?
Replies: 39
Views: 1287

Re: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?

For what you will have to lay out for low end earbuds plus an amp, you can get Sennheiser momentums, for instance, which sound fantastic. About wireless formats, most of them still do datacompression, but you got to look at the total picture. AAC320 with the Senns is going to sound a lot better than...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?
Replies: 39
Views: 1287

Re: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?

As for Sennheiser selling off it’s consumer division: They will continue to make and sell professional products (including headphones) under the Sennheiser and Neumann brands. Their consumer division is sold to another very serious company: Sonova, a large hearing aid/medical company. Either way, sh...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 23, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?
Replies: 39
Views: 1287

Re: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?

You are done buying for this round, I guess, but I would move up a tier the next time. In the $200-300 range, things are starting to sound real good. Modern wirelessprotocols are sounding real good, too. Going that route would sound a lot better than 535/ie800 plus amp.

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by M564038
Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?
Replies: 39
Views: 1287

Re: Any Audiophile or Headphone\Ear phone Geeks on Here?

Don't buy Shure over Sennheisers! There is a world of difference between those 2 brands when it comes to sound quality. If you want a good, balanced hi fi sound I can warmly recommend Sennheiser's momentum series. Shure produces rugged, isolating IEs for stage use where the most important feature is...

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by M564038
Fri Nov 19, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3683

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

You need to sit down and listen to grown ups, Nik. Your political «analysis» have shown themselves to be wrong 99% of more of the time. Or more. Things are connected differently to what you think, it seems to me you have little understanding of the basic workings of society. Wether Harris’ is an imp...

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by M564038
Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3683

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

The far left is not politically represented nationally in the US. The democratic party is centrist and the republican is far right. It is pretty easy to verify this by comparing with the rest of the known planet. The «both are equally bad» BS couldn’t be more wrong as far as the US is concerned. The...

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by M564038
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics
Replies: 45
Views: 1886

Re: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics

Politics is at the base of everything. In a healthy society, politics is discussed everywhere that people meet. We’ve got 9 major political parties. That mean that most couples and/or friends belong to different parties. Maybe not those on the opposite side of the spectrum, but at least in the neigh...

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by M564038
Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3683

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

The problem is that the right has built and enormous propaganda machine that care not one iota about honesty, facts or truth itself. It’s all about grabbing power at all cost. No honor. No morals. A working democracy requires some ground rules and common root in reality. You missed out on a lucrativ...

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by M564038
Wed Nov 17, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is this sound from the APU compressor or the main powerplant compressor?
Replies: 10
Views: 1055

Re: Is this sound from the APU compressor or the main powerplant compressor?

The sound sounds fine. It is not overloaded and it doesn’t dip in level when boises are made. Background voices sounds as expected. I would say it is a pretty good representation of what was actually heard in that one spot. I don't disagree with Aaron 747 but the sound in that video is also a result...

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by M564038
Wed Nov 17, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3683

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

You are living in a fantasy world. After 4 years of Trump, the US was brought back to the stone age. It has fallen so far behind the rest of the world it is almost not believable how much damage could be done in 4 years. I don’t know if you noticed, but for most of the post WWII-era, the world at la...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3683

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

You guys really go all out with the gaslighting, don’t you.
Biden and Harris, are the 2 most rock solid, completely neutral, morally fit and mainstream middle of the road people on the american continent, but that doesn’t stop you, does it?
There is just no honesty or honor on the right.
None.

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by M564038
Tue Nov 16, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3683

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

Weird thing to discuss, but since you mention it: I find her voice very attractive. It sounds very, very nice. She would have made a great singer. She has been too much in the background, I agree, but somehow I don’t quite trust the analysis of the Airliners.com conservative boy scouts club debate t...

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by M564038
Tue Nov 16, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Complicated, by design. But is it really?
Replies: 12
Views: 2008

Re: Complicated, by design. But is it really?

There is a difference in building an user interface for hundreds of millions of units, used by everything from cats and babies to okder people with dementia, and a couple of tens of thousands units with much higher safety standards used by people with vocational training. It is both too expensive an...

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by M564038
Mon Nov 15, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

You seem completely unable to grasp that your «opinion»hasn’t got anything on scientific consensus. That somehow your opinion deserves to be heard? Who told you that? Yes, you are entitled to have one, I think it is silly to have one, but you can have an opinion. But doesn’t make that opinion count!...

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by M564038
Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 219
Views: 8435

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

You have got everything you are saying just a little bit wrong. Sorry. First of all. That there are man made climate change, and the consequences og such is not up for debate. Denying it at this point is something that should be diagnosed, not listened to. We are 100% commited to quit our reliance o...

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by M564038
Sun Nov 14, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Princess Mako, Komuri Kei leaving Tokyo Haneda
Replies: 7
Views: 949

Re: Princess Mako, Komuri Kei leaving Tokyo Haneda

Photographers wanted to cover her moving to New York, the rumors has been covered worldwide. Royals traveling «normally» by plane is no unusual sight. I once, when I was 9-ish, got seated next to Thai princess Sirindhorn on a SAS domestic flight with my little «travelling alone»-sign. I know our loc...

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