OldManOnFire's Recent Activity

  1. OldManOnFire replied to the thread Lawmakers reach deal for $900 billion relief package - Where's this money going to come from?.

    You ARE NOT going to change the vulnerability and behavior of people! A person cannot believe crap unless they are a willing participant. No one holds a gun to people's heads...

    Jan 14, 2021 at 1:36 PM
  2. OldManOnFire replied to the thread Should there be a public option for hosting web services?.

    How much 'accountability' do you see of our public servants? My answer...almost none! The root problem, no matter if public or private, is the collective we are incapable of...

    Jan 14, 2021 at 1:25 PM
  3. OldManOnFire replied to the thread Should there be a public option for hosting web services?.

    No matter if they are public or private options, all of them are administered by humans based on the acceptance of their terms. Just like this forum we are on right now; we...

    Jan 13, 2021 at 7:45 PM
  4. OldManOnFire replied to the thread A question about the universe?.

    Can we ever have evidence of something infinite? Or is infinity the time/space beyond the limitations of evidence?

    Jan 13, 2021 at 7:13 PM
  5. OldManOnFire replied to the thread A question about the universe?.

    Regarding the Universe(s), I suggest we cannot, or will never, know enough to make any hard predictions.

    Jan 12, 2021 at 3:26 PM
  6. OldManOnFire replied to the thread Can AI eventually become 'self-aware'?.

    In bold above, it is critical for people to open their minds and thoughts far beyond our subjective experiences. This is not easy since most people fear what they don't know...

    Jan 12, 2021 at 2:54 PM
  7. OldManOnFire replied to the thread Can AI eventually become 'self-aware'?.

    If we believe in evolution, this includes evolution of all living things, including turnips and parsley, in order for them to evolve, they must possess some form of...

    Jan 11, 2021
  8. OldManOnFire replied to the thread The Futility of the Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence.

    Yes...any idea of mass-migration from Earth is not practical...at best a 'few' people can move on...

    Jan 11, 2021
  9. OldManOnFire replied to the thread The Futility of the Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence.

    Even considering yet to be known alternative energy sources and/or propulsion systems, powerful enough to escape a planet with 2-3 times the gravity of Earth, whether it might...

    Jan 11, 2021
  10. OldManOnFire replied to the thread Child poverty.

    CEO's are governed by Board of Directors...the BofD are governed by the viability and profitability of the company...shareholders respond positively to sound business decisions...

    Jan 11, 2021