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by Aaron747
Wed Apr 20, 2022 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2022/04/19/desantis-textbooks-florida-woke-one-publisher-allowed-k-5-math-classes/7357965001/ So through it all, only ONE publisher's books were accepted. I am thinking this has to do with kickbacks more than anything else, and the DOE used fake social issues ...

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by Aaron747
Wed Apr 20, 2022 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Gotta confess… I don’t get the outrage on either side. Question for the right: are there any actual examples of the transgressing content of the rejected books and a cogent explanation of why it harms students? Probably the like of https://twitter.com/pacobelt/status/1290883847094140929 in curricul...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

First was libraries, then DOE approved for ages 3-7... you see my point? https://nypost.com/2021/05/22/doe-treats-nyc-students-to-virtual-drag-queen-story-hour/ And like I said, as long as it is optional then I'm all for it but the tendency to force things onto people in this country is quite aston...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Let me ask you this... Clearly your moral values are further than let's say FL (stupid statement to generalize but let's have it your way) and it's fine but why do you want to force them on people that do not share them? Like what on earth gave you the right to tell others what to believe and how t...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Aren't you trying to foist your belief on theirs and the environment they want to raise their children just cause you think religion have no place in this country? I mean you're dismissing it whether you see it or not. Live and let live? "you should tolerate the opinions and behavior of others...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Let me ask you this... Is it possible that what you call a knee-jerk reaction based on your environment/culture/status can be actual problem somewhere else? Or it's just your acquired values that are allowed to dictate the moral/political/environmental aspect of living and only they are the ones th...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

This thread is exactly like US population. Angry people pointing fingers and finding new ways to insult somebody without getting banned from the forum haha. Add inability to do simple math or read for that matter (state of US education) and you have a big mass of land with engineered obtuse populat...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

This thread is exactly like US population. Angry people pointing fingers and finding new ways to insult somebody without getting banned from the forum haha. Add inability to do simple math or read for that matter (state of US education) and you have a big mass of land with engineered obtuse populat...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 1:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

You can't separate that kink/fetish aspect out of it. Actually one easily can, if their brain is capable of nuance. My sister in law's younger sister is a bit of a goth and wears chokers. Some might call that a kink. Guess we should keep her away from my nephew and niece even though she's a sweet a...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Marana-Bound: Barely-Used Private Boeing 747-8 Heads To The Desert
Replies: 55
Views: 12567

Re: Marana-Bound: Barely-Used Private Boeing 747-8 Heads To The Desert

Tragic - I propose fractional ownership for all forum 74-lovers.

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off
Replies: 72
Views: 14951

Re: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off

FluidFlow wrote:
One bad day in the cockpit and the pilot trusts the indication instead of the view infront of him and boom it goes. Better safe than sorry.


True enough. One bad day in the cockpit and/or a training culture where automation is always right and questioning SOP gets you shitcanned.

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Just google drag Queen reading hour. And then one starts to understand Florida. Yeah, no. It says a lot more about people reacting to drag than the drag queens’ reading hour itself. Record turnout in many places means librarians love it. Their job is to promote interest in reading. https://www.cbc....

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

I think you're confused. It's the left that are pushing 'math is racist', and needs to be cancelled. And here's a drag queen reading to children. Not in Florida, not anymore at least. :checkmark: https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Fo1Aiq9Ofnw/XV9RLrXDbVI/AAAAAAAAUng/v6V5UBzo8fkuN1I1ECwZZz55kE664f03wCLcBGAs...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Here's a meme that is math related... With a little bit of climate change and gender studies for good measure. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51142598812_34b43c2972_n.jpg I’m not picking up on this one really. Can you break down where the humor is? The white supremacy propaganda is a favorite ...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CDC plans to extend mask mandate
Replies: 82
Views: 4777

Re: CDC plans to extend mask mandate

Mental health,freedom,comfort, personal preference. Nothing to do with freedom - it’s a piece of cloth. You don’t have ‘freedom’ to enter most places of business shirtless and definitely no sitting down without pants/underpants. Well what’s nice now is that you can wear a mask and I don’t have to w...

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by Aaron747
Tue Apr 19, 2022 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CDC plans to extend mask mandate
Replies: 82
Views: 4777

Re: CDC plans to extend mask mandate

Honestly, I just don't get the Americans' aversion towards wearing a face mask. I really don't. After two years wearing the face mask is second nature to me now. And here in Malaysia, where the temperatures fluctuates between hot and bloody hot, I find the discomfort from wearing masks to be quite ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CDC plans to extend mask mandate
Replies: 82
Views: 4777

Re: CDC plans to extend mask mandate

Honestly, I just don't get the Americans' aversion towards wearing a face mask. I really don't. After two years wearing the face mask is second nature to me now. And here in Malaysia, where the temperatures fluctuates between hot and bloody hot, I find the discomfort from wearing masks to be quite ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CDC plans to extend mask mandate
Replies: 82
Views: 4777

Re: CDC plans to extend mask mandate

How do you make society follow the mask rule? I’ve been in countless places where a mask sign was on the door and plenty of people had no masks on. Same with airports at least land side I’ve seen all kinds of people with no masks or not on properly. Like I mentioned before my work tried to get peop...

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mad99 wrote:
When Jimmy Saville is mentioned I always think of this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Lj8Qtkred8


Lawdamercy :lol:

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

It is not like Asian kids study hard because they like it or think it is cool either, especially in early puberty. If I am to find a word to describe it, then it's probably closer to being compulsed to do so. I never said they like it - they do it because they have to. And that's a different outcom...

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

2+2 needs to be cancelled? I think you're confused. It's the left that are pushing 'math is racist', and needs to be cancelled. And here's a drag queen reading to children. Not in Florida, not anymore at least. :checkmark: https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Fo1Aiq9Ofnw/XV9RLrXDbVI/AAAAAAAAUng/v6V5UBzo8fkuN...

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 3:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5356

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

N5301D wrote:
Aaron747 wrote:
It’s hard to think of a louder way to tell the women of Oklahoma: ‘you are inferior and we hate you’

Are you a biologist?


Negative. But quite familiar with this topic - two good friends from HS are PhDs in ecology and genetics, and two first cousins are MDs...one is an OB-GYN.

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

I doubt bad parenting and attention spans are problems unique to America. Never said they were. But unlike highly competitive academic cultures in the east, studying hard is seen as uncool in many parts of the US, particularly age 10-16 or so. Throw that in the mix with the parenting and you'll def...

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Considering how bad kids are at math this might be a good thing. I have a bunch of youngsters in the family and pulling a calculator to count 10x10 by a 10-16 year old is not uncommon. It's tragic. In my opinion, majority of books/educators should be replaced in this country. It's a plague If you a...

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off
Replies: 72
Views: 14951

Re: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off

And Zeke, sorry, but nobody flies to 1/2 degree of pitch accuracy. Simply because most aircraft don’t show a resolution on the horizon useful for flying it with 1/2 degree accuracy. Any A320/A330 will have demonstrated that skill when engine out, the target pitch attitude is 12.5 deg, the PFD pitch...

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Considering how bad kids are at math this might be a good thing. I have a bunch of youngsters in the family and pulling a calculator to count 10x10 by a 10-16 year old is not uncommon. It's tragic. In my opinion, majority of books/educators should be replaced in this country. It's a plague If you a...

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5356

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

Why can't each point be debated and legislated? Didn't that happen in this case? Roe v. Wade is settled law. Or, at least, it was until the far right wing extremists got ahold of the courts and found they could legislate from the bench... This is a state law signed into effect by a governor. It's n...

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5356

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

My mistake...anti-‘any woman who doesn’t worship the way I do’ I guess is more accurate. Still wrong. What about people who aren't religious that simply have a difference in opinion of when a life begins? What label do you put on those people? Good luck, I've tried to have this conversation before ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Apr 18, 2022 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5356

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

I go back and forth on this topic, and can see both sides of the agurment, but this is my problem with the "pro-choice" side...making it out to be an anti-woman issue when it's clearly a religious and moral issue. I mean are you saying that only men are anti-abortion? That no woman are? J...

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2022 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5356

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

It’s hard to think of a louder way to tell the women of Oklahoma: ‘you are inferior and we hate you’ I go back and forth on this topic, and can see both sides of the agurment, but this is my problem with the "pro-choice" side...making it out to be an anti-woman issue when it's clearly a r...

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2022 8:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netflix Jimmy Savile Doc - A British Horror Story
Replies: 36
Views: 2021

Re: Netflix Jimmy Savile Doc - A British Horror Story

if they're that insane over things that aren't hurting children in any way, they for sure will miss the church pastor, or family member, who make up the majority of child abusers, right in front of their face. But the Christian church (just like Islam and other religions) is hurting children. Telli...

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2022 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off
Replies: 72
Views: 14951

Re: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off

The crew did nothing wrong, this was unknown hence the reason for the notice to all operators. FDs are specifically certified to be reliable in that phase of flight for a LVO takeoff or a rejected landing off a Cat 3 approach. You have no business saying crew should ignore FDs, with these large air...

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2022 5:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 180
Views: 10597

Re: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

N1120A wrote:
When will people learn that Musk is as much of a silver spoon, fail up piece of garbage as Trump?


This. Ask 10 people at SpaceX what they think of Musk, you'll get 10 very different answers.

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2022 4:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Here's a meme that is math related... With a little bit of climate change and gender studies for good measure. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51142598812_34b43c2972_n.jpg That seems beyond mindless. Climate change is not some wild left wing agenda - it's a challenge affecting everyone on the p...

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2022 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off
Replies: 72
Views: 14951

Re: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off

This is not an issue with an airlines SOP nor an issue with the pilots, hence the reason this was sent out to all 787/777 operators. I did not have a go at Boeing, I challenged the credibility of someone saying that FDs should not be used for takeoff. You said “ regardless of automation config, one...

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2022 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Here's a meme that is math related... With a little bit of climate change and gender studies for good measure. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51142598812_34b43c2972_n.jpg That seems beyond mindless. Climate change is not some wild left wing agenda - it's a challenge affecting everyone on the p...

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2022 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson: The End of Men
Replies: 16
Views: 1717

Re: Tucker Carlson: The End of Men

I think there's a producer or two at Fox who haven't come out, and are having an absolute gas putting these packages together.

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2022 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off
Replies: 72
Views: 14951

Re: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off

I don’t see how personal reference is relevant when the recent EK incident was not in LVO conditions. Hence my comment about normal takeoff sequences. It doesn’t matter, the training is to revert to the PFD and FD straight away, the technique is the sane day,night, LVO. Their company requirement al...

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2022 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5356

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

If you're referring to assault weapons, take that up with suburban moms in blue counties. If you're referring to drugs, take that up with conservatives over 50. If you're referring to sex business, take that up with evangelical nutcases who secretly love it. For added fun, guess which group in the ...

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by Aaron747
Sat Apr 16, 2022 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off
Replies: 72
Views: 14951

Re: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off

Fair enough - but task saturated or not, basic airmanship should also ensure that regardless of automation config, one does not follow the flight director to the horizon in a normal takeoff sequence. Like, ever. Let me guess, the number of LVO takeoffs you have performed is zero ? I don’t see how p...

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by Aaron747
Sat Apr 16, 2022 2:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5356

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

If you want to have that then it goes for all things not just abortion. Talking about bans by government here, not actions by companies or organizations. I know I was referring to bans by government. If you're referring to assault weapons, take that up with suburban moms in blue counties. If you're...

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by Aaron747
Sat Apr 16, 2022 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5356

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

NIKV69 wrote:
CitizenJustin wrote:
Why can’t these people just live and let live and stop the relentless effort to ban everyone and everything they dislike? .


If you want to have that then it goes for all things not just abortion.


Talking about bans by government here, not actions by companies or organizations.

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by Aaron747
Sat Apr 16, 2022 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netflix Jimmy Savile Doc - A British Horror Story
Replies: 36
Views: 2021

Re: Netflix Jimmy Savile Doc - A British Horror Story

MaverickM11 wrote:
And if they're that insane over things that aren't hurting children in any way, they for sure will miss the church pastor, or family member, who make up the majority of child abusers, right in front of their face.


It's a breathtaking level of stupidity and dissonance. :boggled:

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by Aaron747
Fri Apr 15, 2022 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off
Replies: 72
Views: 14951

Re: Pilots of 777s and 787s warned over pitch-guidance mode slip before take-off

It's unacceptable for pilots to not have the basic skill and common sense to take off correctly in these situations. But I am puzzled at the general lack of caring over this bug. Any bug should be patched. I'd argue that even competent pilots under really bad circumstances (engine seizure at V-1, h...

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by Aaron747
Fri Apr 15, 2022 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You got to love British humor
Replies: 44
Views: 2438

Re: You got to love British humor

British humour is an acquired taste. I do like Mr. Bean though, as well as Mitchell & Webb and Fry & Laurie in moderation. It's the one thing that almost everyone i ever meet or talk to, anywhere certainly in Europe that they love about the UK - it's humour. It's very different to American ...

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by Aaron747
Fri Apr 15, 2022 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netflix Jimmy Savile Doc - A British Horror Story
Replies: 36
Views: 2021

Re: Netflix Jimmy Savile Doc - A British Horror Story

I consider convincing a 5 to 9 year old that they are of a different gender than their chromosomes say they are is child abuse. I was unaware that the chromosomes could have an opinion on things like this. They're just biochemistry - and biochemistry is in turn just millions of years of accumulated...

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by Aaron747
Fri Apr 15, 2022 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2022 IPCC Climate Change Report
Replies: 71
Views: 3353

Re: 2022 IPCC Climate Change Report

oh geez I don't look at objectively Correct, you don't least i take th rose tinted glass off Please do, then we might have an honest discussion. From past contributions you haven’t discussed anything of substance yet, least I keep an open mind and look at all scientific input not just the gospel of...

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by Aaron747
Fri Apr 15, 2022 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You got to love British humor
Replies: 44
Views: 2438

Re: You got to love British humor

Fawlty Towers is one of the best. Richard Ayoade is a treasure. I like me some Steve Coogan and Jimmy Carr in controlled doses as well. Coogan's travels with Rob Brydon are absolutely hilarious. :lol: Fawlty Towers is the best by daylight. I even bought it on DVD. When they have a "Gourmet Nig...

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by Aaron747
Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You got to love British humor
Replies: 44
Views: 2438

Re: You got to love British humor

Fawlty Towers is one of the best. Richard Ayoade is a treasure. I like me some Steve Coogan and Jimmy Carr in controlled doses as well. Coogan's travels with Rob Brydon are absolutely hilarious. :lol:

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by Aaron747
Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2022 IPCC Climate Change Report
Replies: 71
Views: 3353

Re: 2022 IPCC Climate Change Report

LOL, I’m not casting aspersions on scientific methods from the 16th century to current methods, just merely the parallels between Galileo time and now, after all this forum as is social media is living testament to if anyone dares to question the climate science and cancel culture and the howls of ...

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