"Trees do need carbon dioxide, but an excess of carbon dioxide thickens the layer of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, meaning less of the heat radiating from the earth can escape into space. It works like a car parked in the sun; the…"
"From what I've read, it's largely a manufactured scandal produced by some leaked e-mails which were released to the public out-of-context. The organization that owned the e-mails added to the controversy by responding slowly and not…"
"Trees won't work because plants also need other things to grow that are in woefully short supply like phosphates, organic nitrogens, and water.
They've already tested this in an experimental forest where they artificially increased the…"
"Don't trees and other plants need carbon dioxide? So why not plant more plants? And if China and other large 3rd wold countries won't sign on, neither should we. There have been 5 mass extenctions, before homo sapiens, according to one…"
"actually the scientists in question refuse to give the data they used and the email (which the scientist admit are genuine) say that the data was changed. When data all data is used (instead of just the data in urban areas) it shows a different…"
"I just retired from a public school in Texas. My reputation over the years came to be that of a person who was fair, moral, ethical, even a little strait-laced about a few things, which is just my strict teacher persona. My last year before…"
"When I'm asked what church I attend or if they know me from such and such church (happens a lot!), I just reply I don't go to church and leave it at that. Many religious people here don't go, but still claim to be Christians. If they…"
"I'm sure they would've chalked it up to "it was his will they were found", and if they happened to be murdered, it would've been "their time to go". In any case, I'm sure someone would mention "they were…"
"Try working in a catholic hospital... I hear prayer 3 times a day over the hospital intercom, and, every single email i get has something related to god or Mary in it. Hell I even have nuns that come pray in our department every day because they…"
"11:00 PM had my first bout of nausea; Rx took care of it. I feel wonderful. Absolutely no pain, I can't finish a sentence or remember words so Cary, Laura and Laurie did their best to understand what I am trying to convey. I usually get enough…"
With all the media attention the on the Pope, important stories are being missed, human rights violations, Monsanto protection act, Russia march to blasphemy laws, and of the big story this week did Harry Potter vanquish dementors?See More
"The medical profession seems to have improved in some areas at least. Personally I think some of that is due to the higher level of education of society as a whole. We know too much to put up with bad treatment now. I saw a documentary last year…"
"Thanks. Now I have "Glory of Love" stuck in my head. ^^;
I'm not sure if I could get used to eating bugs. It's like... if they're mudbugs or sea-bugs, that's one thing, but it's hard to imagine them tasting good…"
"I converted to paganism (through wicca, but didn't stay there) from xianity. During that conversion period, I tried to reconcile the beliefs, which ultimately, I couldn't. There are some who find a way (probably used to cherry picking, so…"