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Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Commented Dec 9, 2013 at 09:24:10 in Science

“Eliminate the Earth's gravity from that so-called "experiment" and it doesn't explain
how gravity works universally... Period.
Hey, instead of dabbling in physics why don't you become a poet - seem to have a natural gift for it.
Season's Greetings for 2014.
M.”

TravestyIntl on Dec 9, 2013 at 09:46:27

“It was a model to show how gravity works. It was to demonstrate how space-time and gravity affect objects in motion. Removing the Earth's gravity from it only makes it more sensitive and allows the objects to spend more time in their motions. It was never meant to demonstrate how gravity works universally. Not sure if that was a backhanded compliment or not but I will assume that it wasn't and I thank you for the kind words. Maybe I should shoot for being the poetic physicist! I kid of course. Happy Holidays to you and yours!”
A Year After Newtown, Rift Over Guns Deepens

A Year After Newtown, Rift Over Guns Deepens

Commented Dec 8, 2013 at 17:23:06 in Politics

“I understand your tactic - too much for you to ANSWER...?”
A Year After Newtown, Rift Over Guns Deepens

A Year After Newtown, Rift Over Guns Deepens

Commented Dec 8, 2013 at 07:03:29 in Politics

“You may wish to re-live the 18th century - I don't.

"........ what are the CONTEMPORARY EQUIVALENTS of the Founding
Fathers' ideas like "free state", "security", "militia" and "well regulated"?"

Got any answers on CONTEMPORARY EQUIVALENTS? If not, just put
your cute Wiki link elsewhere...”

crimepup518 on Dec 8, 2013 at 07:24:53

“I understand, it might be too much for you to read...”
A Year After Newtown, Rift Over Guns Deepens

A Year After Newtown, Rift Over Guns Deepens

Commented Dec 8, 2013 at 02:31:40 in Politics

“STILL CAN'T AGREE...?

Here's what to do -
I suggest that Americans divide the Second Amendment into two logically interconnected parts -

PART 1.
"A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state..."

PART 2
"... the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed"

Next, they should mobilize their nation towards addressing a contentious, long-festering quandary -
"Given we can't re-live the 18th century - what are the CONTEMPORARY
EQUIVALENTS of the Founding Fathers' ideas like "free state", "security",
"militia" and "well regulated"?"

Mark Gendala
www.ssotu.com

crimepup518 on Dec 8, 2013 at 06:45:20

Ed VanDyke on Dec 8, 2013 at 02:55:09

“You can bet that if somebody squeaks through the most benign bill (like outlawing certain trigger colors), the 'right' will camp SCOTUS on II for the rest of our [natural] lives. ;)”
Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 23:32:17 in Parents

“Brilliant - except for one tiny detail...
Your idea of 'concealing your firearms legally in over 35 states' directly contradicts the Founding Fathers' notion of 'a WELL REGULATED militia necessary to the security of a free state' Season's Greetings for 2014. Mark”

gsn78613 on Dec 6, 2013 at 00:30:24

“It's up to the States to regulate the militia if they want. Some actually do, my home state, Florida, does not.

These two quotes specifcally shows the Founders' intentions regarding personal defense and individual ownership. Make what you will of the third quote. And just how much clearer can the fourth quote be? I love his winter beers!

Merry Christmas! May next year be better than last.

"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms."
- Thomas Jefferson

"Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion in private self defense."
- John Adams

"I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians."
- George Mason (father of the Bill of Rights and The Virginia Declaration of Rights)

"The Constitution shall never be construed to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."
- Samuel Adams”
Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 21:48:06 in Parents

“Of course, there's an alternative to your re-living the 18th century -

You buy an English Dictionary, look up the definition of "equivalent" - then correlate
the Founding Fathers' 18th century ideas to their closest modern equivalents -

You'll find that in the context of bearing arms, such equivalents had for generations been knows as the "local police", "state police", "federal police", "National Guard", "Army", "Navy", "Marines", "Air Force", etc...

What's the purpose of those equivalents? They're the present day's "well regulated militias necessary to the security of a free state"

Hey, Dr. Einstein - welcome to the Era of Modernity... M.”

gsn78613 on Dec 5, 2013 at 22:20:56

“Read it however you want DR Watson, it's elementary. Relook the part that says "private self defense." You're just being obtuse and it doesn't make you right. But that's ok. I'll still be able to conceal carry my firearms legally in over 35 states no matter if you agree with what a bunch of rich old white guys wrote down as the law of the land.”
Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 18:20:20 in Science

“QUOTE... "I am completely aware when I make foolish statements and readily admit when I have done so" Sure you do - except for the one I've just quoted... Bye. M.”

TravestyIntl on Dec 9, 2013 at 09:11:11

“You really should have stopped responding after your first response to my comments. Now either you have looked at the video again and are being defensive about being wrongfully critical of someone trying to make a difference in his students lives or aren't aware that continuing to respond in the ways that you are describes your initial judgement towards me perfectly. Either way I would ask that you please refrain from always trying to find the negative in things that are supposed to bring joy and excitement. Especially when the way you go about it doesn't reflect any understanding of the subject or goal of the experiment. I am aware that no matter what I say you will think that I am foolish and don't get it and that is fine with me. Just remember that people are reading our comments and making judgements of their own. And you may be right on one thing. I must admit that I am foolish in responding once again but this little part of me doesn't like letting someone end a conversation the way you did. So yes at times we are all foolish but when it comes to the subject of the article you have won that title. Have a wonderful day!”
Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 18:10:38 in Parents

“Delighted to hear you've got schooling -
Since the Founding Fathers' deliberations don't mention it - the Second Amendment 'mysteriously' emerged with a preamble; "A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state... (etc)"

What's a "militia"?
Who was it to be "well regulated" by?
Wasn't is solely something "necessary to the security of a free state"?

What was the Founding Fathers' intention behind that preamble, Dr. Einstein...? M.”

gsn78613 on Dec 5, 2013 at 19:02:38

“It's not rocket science and we don't have to deduce what the Founders believed; you can read their own words Watson.

"I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians."
- George Mason (father of the Bill of Rights and The Virginia Declaration of Rights)

"A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country."
- James Madison. (It's up to the States to manage their militias. If they aren't complain to your legislators. And not those nuts in the woods.)

"A free people ought to be armed."
- George Washington

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety."
- Benjamin Franklin

"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms."
- Thomas Jefferson

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery."
- Thomas Jefferson

"The Constitution of most of our states (and of the United States) assert that all power is inherent in the people; that they may exercise it by themselves; that it is their right and duty to be at all times armed."
- Thomas Jefferson

"Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion in private self defense."
- John Adams

The right to arms was designed to help people defend themselves from a tyrannical government which is what the Founders feared would eventually evolve here.
\”
Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 11:10:31 in Science

“The biggest problem with fools is that fools don't know they're fools - I am sure this
applies to one of us perfectly... Cheers. M.”

TravestyIntl on Dec 5, 2013 at 11:25:38

“I am completely aware when I make foolish statements and readily admit when I have done so. The problem when dealing with lack of comprehension (whether through reading or listening) however is that the person lacking the ability to fully comprehend what is being read or heard always consider themselves to be correct and not foolish. Which ultimately leads to no actual argument other than to call names or make irrational judgements toward others. Watch the video again and see if you can't find the evidence that makes your first comment foolish and get back to me. However if you can't find this piece of evidence then my comprehension comment stands.”
Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 11:02:13 in Science

“Want an experiment? Just jump up - hey, you will come down... But what EXPLAINS why you're coming down? Not that piece of misguided nonsense... M.”

TravestyIntl on Dec 5, 2013 at 11:06:22

“Still not getting it but that's okay.”
Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 09:43:39 in Science

“Provided your brain works here on Earth - there's no need to go into outer space... Congrats on the photo - explains everything. M”
Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Awesome Physics Teacher Dan Burns Explains Gravity In A Way Anyone Can Understand (VIDEO)

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 07:25:49 in Science

“A THREE-CARD TRICK...

This teacher doesn't comprehend he has misused Earth's gravity to argue how gravity acts upon any two bodies universally - i.e. in a situation independent of any third body like Earth...

M.”

Imbrium66 on Dec 5, 2013 at 10:37:37

“Or maybe he does comprehend it but is limited by the inherent design of the display. It would be very difficult to get a whole bunch of balls moving in appropriate motions to demonstrate so it's far simpler to leave out certain masses. He speaks of how the Earth affects the sun and what-not, it is not an unreasonable leap for the students to realize that such effects extend beyond the immediate.”

TravestyIntl on Dec 5, 2013 at 09:51:40

“He explained that in the video in case you weren't listening. Not really an argument but more of an experiment demonstrating how gravity affects objects. What's with people trashing things that they obviously can't wrap their head around? Instead of trying to find the negative in everything you disagree with try to at least grasp the idea and positives of what you are seeing and hearing. You probably wouldn't make such a comment about what this teacher does and doesn't comprehend.”

lynus55 on Dec 5, 2013 at 09:02:41

“Perhaps you could put your money where your pie hole is and FUND them to go into outer space? Good grief.”
Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 06:55:20 in Parents

“According to your argument - I cannot follow your advice on "clarity" until I have first read your own prior footnotes on that subject...
Any ggogle links for those? M.”

gsn78613 on Dec 5, 2013 at 15:05:51

“Fine whatever.

I was forced to read the the Founders in school. The Founders were also horrified at the idea that the government might become another tyranny.

-"A free people ought to be armed." George Washington

-"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms." Thomas Jefferson

-"The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws of such a nature. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man." Thomas Jefferson

-"Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion in private self defense." John Adams

I could go on but it's clear. You are either being myopic or deliberately obtuse.”
Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Commented Dec 4, 2013 at 23:06:37 in Parents

“PUZZLE SOLVING, ANYONE...?

"A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right
of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed"

NOW, A PUZZLE

Clearly, to guarantee the present-day outcome the Founding Fathers could have
simply drafted The Second Amendment as; "The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed" Period...

Given this truism, why did they qualify that Amendment with totally extraneous notions like "well-regulated", "militia", "security" and "free state"?

ANY BRIGHT IDEAS, NRA?

Mark Gendala
www.ssotu.com

gsn78613 on Dec 5, 2013 at 02:26:14

“For clairity you can read the founders own words regarding private ownership of guns. You can find your own links if you like, this was just the first that google provided.

http://www.godseesyou.com/2nd_amendment_quotes.html
Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed

Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed

Commented Dec 4, 2013 at 16:49:04 in Latino Voices

“Yeah, the best thing for you now is to stand on the Mexican border and push back those millions of desperate Americans trying to sneak across each night in search
of a better life...
Senor - with a bit of luck you could afterwards join a Mexican cartel and get stoned even more then you seem to be now... M.”

Russ Klettke on Dec 4, 2013 at 18:32:10

“Go ahead and wallow in your hate. The rest of us are enjoying life.”
'Fast For Families' Grows As Advocates Starve For Immigration Reform

'Fast For Families' Grows As Advocates Starve For Immigration Reform

Commented Dec 4, 2013 at 05:02:26 in Politics

“OI, HOW ABOUT THE ELEVENTH... ?

QUOTE... "The reason we're here is because we believe we're going to win immigration reform"

OK, Reverend Gabriel Salguero - ever heard of The Eleventh Commandment?

It's elementary... The Eleventh Commandment - the foundation of all civilized behavior, goes as follows -

BEFORE ENTERING ANOTHER COUNTRY - YE SHALL KNOCK ON THE
FRONT DOOR AND ASK "MAY I COME IN?"

As a result, shouldn't your earlier quote be rephrased as "The reason we're
here is because we've transgressed the Eleventh Commandment"?

Mark Gendala
www.ssotu.com
Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed

Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed

Commented Dec 3, 2013 at 13:35:44 in Latino Voices

“Look out of your window - I'm not the only one...M.”

Russ Klettke on Dec 4, 2013 at 09:47:13

“As a matter of fact, I see two doors down from me a very nice, hardworking Mexican family that take care of their home and have the nicest kids on the block, student athletes in high school and college. It's the 8th generation American couple next door who have the juvenile delinquent with an arrest record and tattoos all over himself.”
Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed

Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed

Commented Dec 3, 2013 at 09:32:50 in Latino Voices

“Yeah, right...
Rather then waste time on me - you should go and protect Mexico from the
hordes of impoverished Americans each night sneaking across its border in
search of a better life... Comprende?
M.”
Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed

Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed

Commented Dec 3, 2013 at 08:11:50 in Latino Voices

“KEEP INHALING...

Yep, exactly what the doctor ordered - hordes of stoned Uruguayans fighting with hordes of stoned Mexicans for a chance to sneak across American border...

Mark Gendala
www.ssotu.com

builder101 on Dec 3, 2013 at 08:39:11

“Living in border states my whole life I assure you items, people and even animals are smuggled both ways across the US/Texas borer-Yes, both ways. If weed was grown in the US, then allowed to be sold legally it would take criminals out of one drug anyway.”

Russ Klettke on Dec 3, 2013 at 08:35:48

“You obviously spend your days and nights obsessed with this.”
Amazon Reveals It Wants To Deploy Delivery Drones. No Joke.

Amazon Reveals It Wants To Deploy Delivery Drones. No Joke.

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 06:35:46 in Technology

“Revolutionary... BTW - what's wrong with pigeons?”

Abby82 on Dec 2, 2013 at 06:37:19

“Pigeons sound better than them new-fangled horseless carriages”
Kiev Protests Draw Over 300,000 People To March Against Regime

Kiev Protests Draw Over 300,000 People To March Against Regime

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 06:33:14 in World

“Ukrainians, it's gonna be a cold winter - you want Europe or cheap Russian gas?”
What The Pentagon Means When It Says The U.S. Military Is 'Ready'

What The Pentagon Means When It Says The U.S. Military Is 'Ready'

Commented Nov 30, 2013 at 02:25:03 in Politics

“Unfortunately, what the military says can mean one of three things -

1. There's the right way of doing things...
2. There's the wrong way of doing things...
3. There's the MILITARY way of doing things...

All clear, everyone?

Mark Gendala
www.ssotu.com
U.S. Military Aircraft Fly Over East China Sea Without Informing China

U.S. Military Aircraft Fly Over East China Sea Without Informing China

Commented Nov 27, 2013 at 09:17:23 in World

“A FRIGGIN' NIGHTMARE...

Last night I dreamed that during the past 30 years China's secret agents have
been bribing American economists and politicians with hundreds of millions of dollars.

The reason?
In my dream, the Chinese wanted to weaken American economy by ensuring
that its sole modern means of creating Wealth - the Manufacturing Industries,
are shifted to China...

THEN I WOKE UP!!!

No, no need for bribes - America's illiterate economists and politicians had in
fact handed its Wealth-creating Manufacturing Industries to China on a plate!

And now, after a country of recent rice growers has begun to flex its Industrial, Financial and Geo-strategic muscles - we can all see the results of America's almost suicidal stupidity.

Mark Gendala
www.ssotu.com
U.S. Military Aircraft Fly Over East China Sea Without Informing China

U.S. Military Aircraft Fly Over East China Sea Without Informing China

Commented Nov 27, 2013 at 01:40:13 in World

“THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME...
WHAT NEXT? SOONER OR LATER - BIG TIME KABBBBOOOOOOOOOOM!!!!”
Sikh Group Alleges U.S. Undercounts Airport Discrimination Complaints

Sikh Group Alleges U.S. Undercounts Airport Discrimination Complaints

Commented Nov 26, 2013 at 00:51:54 in Politics

“ALTERNATIVE DIRECTIONS...?

America's Sikh Coalition - how about applying your intellectual powers towards an inverse migration scenario...
Namely, why didn't the millions of desperate, impoverished Americans emigrate
in your direction instead?
Given you're the life-long Seekers of Truth - that is how you find the Truth about yourselves.

Mark Gendala
www.ssotu.com
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