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Dreamer Tatum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-16-09 02:32 PM
Response to Reply #27
28. To you, it's a RWTP. To him, it's an opinion.

His education and accomplishments don't make his opinion more valuable than yours, but since neither of us knows his politics, you might give him the benefit of the doubt.

Oh, and his son's head was sawed off on camera. I'll grant him a little latitude.
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  -I think Danny Pearls father had a good point today blues90  Nov-16-09 01:14 PM   #0 
  - I don't think so...  JuniperLea   Nov-16-09 01:15 PM   #1 
  - He is an idiot  optimator   Nov-16-09 01:17 PM   #2 
  - Very good point  derby378   Nov-16-09 01:42 PM   #18 
  - Judea Pearl is a genius- inventor of the famous Algorithm for computing Bayesian networks  TheCoxwain   Nov-16-09 01:58 PM   #20 
  - Let's bow and worship why don't we?  arcadian   Nov-16-09 02:37 PM   #29 
  - Judea Pearl is a documented fucking genius  Dreamer Tatum   Nov-16-09 02:19 PM   #22 
     - And? Even "documented fucking geniuses" can be idiots  EFerrari   Nov-16-09 02:56 PM   #34 
     - Beth, seriously, crack a book. Don't even take my word for it.  Dreamer Tatum   Nov-16-09 03:42 PM   #36 
     - Doubting you isn't the issue.  EFerrari   Nov-16-09 03:52 PM   #38 
     - Exactly...  JuniperLea   Nov-16-09 03:56 PM   #42 
        - Einstein used to need help from campus security to identify his own front door.  EFerrari   Nov-16-09 04:26 PM   #45 
           - Einstein is a perfect example...  JuniperLea   Nov-16-09 04:32 PM   #47 
     - People here who call him an Idiot wont know the difference between causality and correlatedness  TheCoxwain   Nov-16-09 03:08 PM   #35 
        - Correlatedness? Are you sure that's a word?  EOTE   Nov-16-09 04:34 PM   #48 
        - Or you have your own brigade of people who have lived with geniuses  EFerrari   Nov-16-09 04:35 PM   #49 
  - Did he suggest an alternative?  Sparkly   Nov-16-09 01:18 PM   #3 
  - He only said he hopes it's a closed trial . nt  blues90   Nov-16-09 01:23 PM   #10 
     - One must ask who is served by a closed trial...  JuniperLea   Nov-16-09 01:31 PM   #15 
  - How does having the trials here "boost" their efforts?  supernova   Nov-16-09 01:18 PM   #4 
  - That would be the free publicity their trials give their ideas. However,  Overseas   Nov-16-09 01:31 PM   #14 
  - If, by that logic, the terrorists can take away our true system of justice,  FightingIrish   Nov-16-09 01:21 PM   #5 
  - + 1  AzDar   Nov-16-09 01:24 PM   #11 
  - Do you really think terrorists are really concerned with where their trials will take place?  LostInAnomie   Nov-16-09 01:21 PM   #6 
  - It's a shame Danny Pearl's father doesn't want terrorists to receive justice.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Nov-16-09 01:23 PM   #7 
  - I disagree...  Wounded Bear   Nov-16-09 01:23 PM   #8 
  - Well said!  JuniperLea   Nov-16-09 01:27 PM   #12 
  - I think trying them in Federal court  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-16-09 01:23 PM   #9 
  - BushCo  Mz Pip   Nov-16-09 01:27 PM   #13 
  - here is a link to the video from today  blues90   Nov-16-09 01:38 PM   #16 
  - I saw the interview  Individualist   Nov-16-09 01:40 PM   #17 
  - He knows more about this than me or you  blues90   Nov-16-09 01:56 PM   #19 
     - Having your kid get his head sawed off doesn't make him an automatic expert on anything. n/t  superduperfarleft   Nov-16-09 02:15 PM   #21 
        - His area of expertise is called Decision Systems, on which he is a pioneer  Dreamer Tatum   Nov-16-09 02:22 PM   #23 
           - I just read up on him, and he sounds like, to put it bluntly  superduperfarleft   Nov-16-09 02:27 PM   #24 
              - He has his opinion, you have yours. His is news because  Dreamer Tatum   Nov-16-09 02:28 PM   #25 
              - Pretty much. n/t  superduperfarleft   Nov-16-09 02:28 PM   #26 
              - and it's also a right wing talking point.  Individualist   Nov-16-09 02:28 PM   #27 
                 - To you, it's a RWTP. To him, it's an opinion.  Dreamer Tatum   Nov-16-09 02:32 PM   #28 
  - I watched the video, and he's wrong  supernova   Nov-16-09 02:54 PM   #31 
  - Apparently the genius wasn't passed on to the son  FarCenter   Nov-16-09 02:43 PM   #30 
  - Blame the vicitm. Classy!  Behind the Aegis   Nov-16-09 03:46 PM   #37 
  - your comment is utterly repulsive.  cali   Nov-16-09 03:55 PM   #41 
  - Well, how unAmerican of Mr. Pearl. n/t  EFerrari   Nov-16-09 02:55 PM   #32 
  - I think Mr. Pearl is wrong, but I think he views things through the prism  cali   Nov-16-09 03:57 PM   #43 
     - No doubt. I don't know how a parent could even approach such a thing.  EFerrari   Nov-16-09 04:31 PM   #46 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Nov-16-09 02:55 PM   #33 
  - Is he afraid that it will come out that his son was working for the CIA?  mitchum   Nov-16-09 03:53 PM   #39 
  - More likely for Mossad  FarCenter   Nov-16-09 04:20 PM   #44 
  - yeah, all Jews are secretly Mossad agents.  cali   Nov-16-09 04:37 PM   #51 
  - Evidence? Do you have even one scrap of evidence of any such thing?  cali   Nov-16-09 04:39 PM   #52 
     - He couldn't multi-task?  mitchum   Nov-16-09 05:06 PM   #53 
        - anything is possible, but unless there's evidence of some kind it';s just a stupid  cali   Nov-16-09 05:08 PM   #54 
           - Yes, maybe they were just incredibly naive --  FarCenter   Nov-16-09 05:22 PM   #55 
  - couldnt this logic be applied to all criminals?  La Lioness Priyanka   Nov-16-09 03:53 PM   #40 
  - terrorist that strap bombs on self and boom are concerned with death penalty? hm. nt  seabeyond   Nov-16-09 04:37 PM   #50 

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