[ExI] Update on the Hawaiian observatory shutdown

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 21:15:09 UTC 2019

I have to wonder why some judge doesn't force the law officials to obey the
law and arrest the protestors.  Of course for the cops this is a nightmare
of public relations.

bill w

On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 3:59 PM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 3:26 PM Will Steinberg via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>  >> If anger never has a useful purpose why do all animals have that
>>> emotion, why did it evolve?
>> *> This is perhaps the WORST argument I've ever heard JKC make, and
>> really shows the grasping at straws.  Yes John, everything that ever
>> evolved is completely useful for all those who inherited it.  Now if you'll
>> excuse me, I have an appointment to get my appendix taken out.  No; it's
>> not like you would ever accept an explanation.  Since the rest of the list
>> thinks so, maybe we are right.  Deal with it  *
> Hmm... if I didn't know better I'd say that almost sounds as if you're
> *ANGRY*.
> *> I'd also like to see you disprove the Hawaiians' claims. ;)  And no,
>> Russell's Teapot is not a good argument,*
> Why not? It seems like a pretty damn good argument to me. And I still
> haven't received a word of explanation why any scientifically minded person
> should have the slightest respect or sympathy for ignorant barbarians who
> are committing blatantly illegal acts.
> John K Clark
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