This site is not maintained. Click here for the new website of Richard Dawkins.

Kurt75's Profile

Kurt75's Avatar Joined over 2 years ago
Gender: Male

Latest Discussions Started by Kurt75

More Discussions by Kurt75

Latest Comments by Kurt75

Go to: Dr. R. Elisabeth Cornwell speaks on The OUT Campaign at the American Atheists Convention 3/25/12

Kurt75's Avatar Jump to comment 2 by Kurt75

To admins: I'm having trouble with the download size of some of the videos on this site. For example, is it really necessary for this 17.5 minute speech to take up 180 MiB?

Tue, 27 Mar 2012 18:04:18 UTC | #930777

Go to: Free speech under fire

Kurt75's Avatar Jump to comment 17 by Kurt75

I think this is the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUJHy5vH4Bo

Also, there are some stories saying the judge has been temporarily relocated due to massive criticism.

Mon, 12 Mar 2012 08:55:48 UTC | #926352

Go to: Enemies of Science Can Stop Gloating About the Fast Neutrinos

Kurt75's Avatar Jump to comment 23 by Kurt75

Interesting! The GPS synchronized time standard deep underground was the only plausible problem I could come up with when OPERA announced results months ago. Are they setting up redundant time references to swap in and out when new measurements start in May?

@Cat: Yes! I agree! They have identified some possible systematic errors but have to wait till the neutrino beam is switched on in CERN to make more measurements.

@PeteH: Why should the GPS signal either work or not? In fact, from the short report given, this cannot be true. Maybe they are amplifying the GPS antenna on the surface and running the analog signal down over fiber.

Sun, 26 Feb 2012 18:28:50 UTC | #922143

Go to: Is Britain a Christian country?

Kurt75's Avatar Jump to comment 58 by Kurt75

Comment 50 by Richard Dawkins : . . .

Andrew and I were delighted, by the way, to give the idiot Muslims enough rope to hang themselves. Much better not to interrupt them, although it would have tempting, when they were going on about how the whole body has to be intact for Allah at the day of judgement, to say, "Why do you guys so love chopping off hands, then?"

Richard

Not to mention bits of genitalia. And I suppose accepting an organ transplant must be out of the question as well. Or is that ok as long as the surgical team sort of leaves the old liver in there? (Disclaimer: I couldn't find the segment on organ donation on youtube)

Kurt

Mon, 20 Feb 2012 08:17:32 UTC | #919915

Go to: Richard Dawkins: 2 live TV appearances later today

Kurt75's Avatar Jump to comment 58 by Kurt75

Comment 57 by GPWC :

Comment 56 by Vorlund :

Regretably I missed these does anyone have a link to recordings?

Happy to oblige - it's here at 34 minutes.

GPWC, your link is UK only... or I'm doing something wrong.

I found this (which I think is the BBC program mentioned) on youtube. (thank you, whoever uploaded it)

Wed, 15 Feb 2012 07:54:37 UTC | #917938

More Comments by Kurt75