From: "Steve Davies" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> - can you imagine any other
> industry where after producing a dangerous product they are compensated by
> the taxpayer instead of being sued to hell and back?!
Yes, the banking industry (AKA Savings and Loan institutions), which screwed
US investors and savers out of at least 700 billion (that's billion, with a
"b") dollars in the 1970s with fraudulent real estate transactions. No other
industry has come close to that level of rip-off. The dangerous product?
Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism
Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
(Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)
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