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Since it's currently a hotbed topic here on Google+, not to mention everywhere else, I may as well give my opinion on the recent #SCOTUS  decision regarding marriage equality.

I have nothing against homosexual people. I have several homosexual relatives, both by blood and by relation. I have interacted with those in the LGBT community, both online and in person. Regardless of my views on this particular topic, I am not a homophobe and my post should be read as such. With that being said, I must say that I am against the entire "marriage equality" thing.

My reasons are not religious, even though I am a man of faith. I do not hide behind my religion when it comes to clearly political topics such as this. I firmly believe that the separation of church and state does not only apply to governments, but individuals, as well. I tend to look at this issue from a scientific standpoint and how it could forward the human element.

The fact is it can't. Without the reproductive capabilities of the "one man - one woman" relationship, the human race, over the generations, would dwindle to almost extinctive levels. On a psychological level, for the adoptive children of a same-sex marriage, they could have feelings of being an outcast, making them more susceptible to peer pressure from their fellow students which, in turn, would lead to a higher percentage of alcohol and substance abuse in the younger generations. 

While my claims are, indeed, based upon scientific study, this post is still just my opinion. By all means, if you are of consenting age and are mature enough to handle the institution of marriage, feel free to do so. Just know that marriage is not a "walk in the park" and should not be taken lightly. It took me 4 marriages to the same woman to learn that.
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For those of you who read my blog post (before it was removed, at least) and said that the Apple Watch would never be used as a video device, you should definitely check out this article and learn to eat your words!
The second generation of Apple's wearable could also wean itself more fully from the iPhone, according to 9to5Mac.
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I don't think this rumored feature will see the light of day unless massive improvements are made to battery life.
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I am considering going for a few CompTIA certifications (namely A+, Network+, Security+, and Linux+). My question is this:  after receiving the certifications, how fast did you, or someone you know who also received the certification, get a job using them?
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Since today is #throwbackthrusday , or #tbt for short, I have decided to add to the fold a mix of old 1990's commercials, including those for Beakman's World, Micro Machines, and Garfield and Friends. Enjoy!
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In celebration of #StarWarsDay , I will be rewatching all of this year's #SWCA live stream or, at least, the parts with the original cast members. May the fourth be with you!
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Theory: Numbers, while infinite in their value, actually start at the number 1 and come to an end at the number 10.

This is because other numbers, such as 60, is merely the counting of six tens. And it's the same with larger numbers, such as 136, which is simply 13 sixes. And that 13, in fact, is two-threes.

This brings to light another aspect of this theory, which I will add presently:  numbers are, in fact, incorrect in their notation, except those in the ten range (10, 20, 30, etc.). Consider this:  you have to count to four twice to reach 14, yet it is named with a "1" instead of a "2". Which means the initial number system should instead be named with a "1", turning one into 11 and two into 12, etc.

Please keep in mind that I am not a mathematician, and I welcome any feedback from the mathematics community. I would love to hear what you think of this theory or, on the flipside, any theories you may have!

  #AmericanTheorist #MathIsFun  
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I know many people don't agree with the need for a military force in this country, but keep this in mind:  just because you don't agree with your boss doesn't mean you don't do what he tells you, right? Soldiers are the same way. They go where they are ordered and, unlike those who get to go home at five o' clock, they don't get to come home for months or maybe even, sometimes, years. So, cut the soldiers some slack this #MemorialDay . They've deserved it.
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Happy 35th Anniversary, Pac-Man! It's hard to believe that one of the key games I played growing up is actually older than I am! Today, I plan on firing up the emulators and diving headlong into Pac-Mania! #PacMan  
Online shopping for Pac-Man 35th Anniversary from a great selection at Apps & Games Store.
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I love to educate. More so, I love to be educated. This seems like a good chance to do both. Once again, Google has changed not only the way people attend conferences, but also communicate on a global scale. #GoogleEduOnAir
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I'm starting to feel like a kid again! Not only is Netflix bringing back Full House (which introduced me to +Dave Coulier), but FOX is bringing back The X Files! Also, I just found out that +TWiT is bringing back The Screen Savers!
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Hello, Internet people! I am Thomas Ward, the American Theorist! What you will find on this page are nonstop theories on a wide range of topics, from finance and open source to the advancement of the various species of life on planet Earth! I leave no stone unturned and, though I don't always turn to the popular opinion, you can rest assured that whatever argument I make will be a well-researched one. Also, I welcome feedback and things to think about; that's what the Internet is for, people! So, if you don't happen to agree with something I'm saying, tell me politely and I will discuss it with you. We may not come to an agreement, but we will both be better - and smarter - people for it (not to mention better Digital Citizens!)

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