Conservapedia:What is going on at CP?/August 2018

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August 2018[edit]

74The reason that people are calling for Trump to resign isn't because of the corruption recently unveiled, and calls for Pope Francis to resign aren't because of child sex abuse scandals. It's because evil liberal media hates pro-lifers!img
79The Theory of Relativity cannot be reconciled with the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Search and both [sic] and the lack of reconciliation is striking. The Book of Genesis describes a fundamental underlying uncertainty; the Theory of Relativity denies it.img (FSTDT link)
SamHB:
  • [T]here is a big difference, in scientific and mathematical articles at least, between what is above the Table of Contents (TOC) and what is below. The material above the TOC is the property of Andy. Ordinary people may not change it, however strongly they disagree. I have had a number of my above-TOC changes reverted by Andy. Material below the TOC is maintained by regular contributors, and is generally left alone if it is well-reasoned. Perhaps the best example of this is the end of the first paragraph of E=mc².
  • I did the search, and I don't see a "striking lack of reconciliation". In fact, the 1933 R. C. Tolman paper seems to show that people (much more knowledgeable than I) have thought about such a reconciliation, and have not come to the conclusion that one or the other of those theories must be false.
    Whether Theory X and Theory Y are consistent with each other is not determined by doing a Google search for "Theory X" + "Theory Y". That's not how science works.img
  • Reinhold Niebuhr Quote (well, paraphrase):
    God grant me the serenity to accept the things that are above the table of contents, the courage to change the things that are below it, and the wisdom to know the difference.
    What does that refer to? It refers to the fact that someone recently added some sycophantic rubbish to the Second Law of Thermodynamics page. Fortunately, it was above the TOC, so I didn't have to move it.img

Update: The fake news of the 1919 eclipse, and how media ran with it, hardly seems to be of encyclopedic value in a scientific entry.img
74John McCain passes away, and Conservapedia’s only acknowledgment is a quoteimg from a man who despised him.
74According to Andy, a former Georgian Democratic candidate shooting her lover is a good argument against gun control.img
79
2018 California wildfires
The wildfire in California being man-made disproves global warming.img
Update:
Reality: California fires suspect was possibly mentally ill, and loved Trump "prophesies", Infowars and QAnon.
Andy: FACEBOOK!! It's all about FACEBOOK!"img
79Like other aspects infinity, the concept of infinitesimal offers a powerful way to solve problems and even handle stress.
The often-scarce resource of time, for example, becomes infinitely abundant if divided into infinitesimal segments.
Jesus introduced the concept of infinite time, or eternity, and infinitesimal time follows from that.img (FSTDT link)
74Pope Francis goes against 2000 years of doctrine by changing the catechism to oppose capital punishment. 😠 Religion needs conservatism, too.img
If only he had opened his mind to the truly conservative bible, such liberal distortions might not have overcome him.
Mystery: If the theory of relativity leads to moral relativism, ... does opposing capital punishment lead to opposing capitalism??? ☭😱☭
79RobS: "I'm so batshit insane that whenever CNN appears in my recommended links, I report it as hate speech..."img
79Peter Scholze, Alessio Figalli, Akshay Venkatesh, and Caucher Birkar win the 2018 Fields Medal.
We eagerly await the official announcement of the recipients of the Fields Medal's merit-based alternative — which winners are announced at the same time so that real achievement is recognized — the ConservaMath Medal 2018 2014 (not awarded yet) 2010 (which Ben Green seems to have won, but more nominations and insights are certainly welcome).img Hopefully, neither a woman, nor an Obama-supporter, nor a communist-trained Việt wins (not racist, you politically-correct trickster!), and the liberal claptrap based on the Fields Medal would be eliminated forevermore.