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Gregory Dearth
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American Independent, Atheist, Rational Skeptic
American Independent, Atheist, Rational Skeptic

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NEW VIDEO: Another "questions for atheists" video answered by me.
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Used AIDE for 90% of my programming work in my Java college course. Had to go to Eclipse because some very simple things just didn't work in AIDE. For example, I couldn't create a file with my Java program. A text file was needed to read in values for an app. I had my code create a random list of integers and put them in a text file. Doesn't work on the android due to permissions or something. No setting found in AIDE to tell it WHERE to save files created by apps developed. So this was unfixable. Also, couldn't launch an simple GUI based on Swing in Java. No text file in this case. But can't run a GUI in android?
I am beginning to get the impression that AIDE is not to be taken too seriously.

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By "scientists" they mean the biased presuppositional group that try to find evidence to support their pre-drawn conclusion that aliens are visiting us (ufologists).

So... 120mph is impressive? An average speed of 80mph is defying physics? Flying in a straight line at tree-level is impossible? Slowing down is impossible? This was a helicopter, which would explain the horseshoe shaped pattern of the heat (the vents behind the engine as opposed to the cooler cockpit in front). It turned into a sphere? Because its aspect changed in relation to the heat sensor.

It submerged under water? I see no evidence that ever happened. It blinked in and out several times as the heat sensors are not flawless, and it passed behind trees and such. A second one joined it? No. That is an infrared echo, a phenomena common to these types of sensors when observing objects at certain angles. The tower tracked it on radar? So aliens are dumb enough to not have stealth technology? Sounds more like smugglers in a helicopter with no transponder active (because they are illegal smugglers flying illegally). :P

Now, even if we lacked the not so sci-fi explanations I just provided, even if we had NO CLUE what this object could be or how it could move at speeds most helicopters can manage, saying it is alien, jumping to any conclusion for that matter, would be logically flawed, a common fallacy known as the argument from ignorance.

But having an alternate explanation that does not require this outlandish hypothesis, it is vastly less likely that this is evidence that aliens are visiting us.
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Working hard. That is all I do lately. Work, sleep, work, sleep. Its all good. Glad to be employed.
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Started my own blog, though it is unlikely to get many views as I am hessitant to advertise it due to my family being connected to the network used. http://criticalrational.blogspot.com/ Rather, I would much rather continue posting blogs on pro-atheism sites of which my family would be unlikely to discover. I am not afraid of being out, but my family are predominantly fundamentalist Christians, so I would rather not get into a bad place with my relationship with them. So my plan is to remain in the closet to my family, while being an active atheist in other venues.
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My care DOES have a cabin air filter after all! Replaced my original filter after 130,000 miles.
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