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Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 07-18-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 36,877
Posted By marct
LOLOL - this is SO true! I would, actually, go...

LOLOL - this is SO true! I would, actually, go further and suggest that it is a case of epistemology being driven by both ideology and sub-conscious cultural programming.

Let's, for the moment...
Forum: Middle East 05-27-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 58,745
Posted By marct
New Canadian Report on MB

My colleague at CCISS and collaborator in the Broken Mirrors podacts has a new report out on the MB's infiltration and "civilizational jihad" in Canada and the US. It's availableat...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 12-29-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 42,895
Posted By marct
Nice paper, Selil!

Selil, good discussion in that paper. I've been thinking about the obverse effects, myself, namely how recording technology is making music less accessible to people, at least in certain genres...
Forum: Small Wars Council / Journal 08-14-2013
Replies: 115
Views: 59,099
Posted By marct
Hi Graphei, As one of the humanities types...

Hi Graphei,

As one of the humanities types to another (okay, I'm an Anthropologist with a background in Comparative Religion), I just wanted to comment on a couple of your points.



SWJ is...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 08-12-2013
Replies: 944
Views: 324,504
Posted By marct
John, I haven't read Stanton's book yet, but...

John,

I haven't read Stanton's book yet, but I actually do know who a number of his anonymous sources are. I agree, it's not in the Woodward or Ricks category, but he does have legitimate (and...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 09-04-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 45,070
Posted By marct
Which two religions? You seem to be making a...

Which two religions? You seem to be making a whole series of comments in all of the threads on religion (in general), but no specific points.
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 06-09-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 18,667
Posted By marct
I can understand why there is a separation of...

I can understand why there is a separation of "science' and 'theology", but I have never found the Gould two magisteria model to be compelling. First off, modern science comes from a form of...
Forum: OEF - Afghanistan 04-06-2012
Replies: 237
Views: 78,708
Posted By marct
Try logic instead of ad hominen attacks. ...

Try logic instead of ad hominen attacks.



No, it is not "criminal negligence" as you state. It may be irresponsible, but it is not criminal, and it just highlights why your claim is...
Forum: OEF - Afghanistan 04-06-2012
Replies: 237
Views: 78,708
Posted By marct
Why forget it? You are making a claim that is,...

Why forget it? You are making a claim that is, basically, indefensible unless you are willing to extend it to other "causes" of death in the US. Would you make the same claim against the use of...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 03-30-2012
Replies: 944
Views: 324,504
Posted By marct
That matches my impression, and in more areas...

That matches my impression, and in more areas than just agriculture. Still working through the articles, though....

Cheers,

Marc
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 02-07-2012
Replies: 944
Views: 324,504
Posted By marct
What's really frustrating for me is that we...

What's really frustrating for me is that we really just don't have much decent, publicly available data on it :mad:. Anecdotal evidence abounds and, from some of the stuff I've seen, the quality and...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 02-07-2012
Replies: 944
Views: 324,504
Posted By marct
True.... then again, I know a lot of people who...

True.... then again, I know a lot of people who just don't have the mindset for using the HRAF files ;). Anyway, it looks like the HTS is into a market expansion phase not only trying to sell the...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 02-07-2012
Replies: 944
Views: 324,504
Posted By marct
Hey Stan, Good to hear from you, too :D. ...

Hey Stan,

Good to hear from you, too :D.

Nah, haven't been doing that much travelling, just dealing with life and a LOT of singing (we had our Carnegie Hall debut last summer, to rave reviews...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 02-07-2012
Replies: 944
Views: 324,504
Posted By marct
Hi Jmm, Good to be back :D. I thought that...

Hi Jmm,

Good to be back :D. I thought that sweats were the uniform for teleworkers :eek:!

Cheers,

Marc
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 02-07-2012
Replies: 944
Views: 324,504
Posted By marct
Hi Ganuly, We could go back and forth...

Hi Ganuly,



We could go back and forth on this since a lot of it is national school dependent but, sure, let's work with these as the two base methods for gathering and comparing data. That...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 04-10-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 62,849
Posted By marct
Why wait? I know of two religions today that are...

Why wait? I know of two religions today that are based on science fiction books :D.
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 04-09-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 62,849
Posted By marct
Interesting points, folks. I tend to agree with...

Interesting points, folks. I tend to agree with Bob with one reservation: it is much easier to stir up emotions if the "sides" have different religions (and I'm using that in the Geertzian...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 10-20-2010
Replies: 944
Views: 324,504
Posted By marct
Hi ML. BTW, I agree with 120mm - really nice...

Hi ML.

BTW, I agree with 120mm - really nice example :).



Umm, yeah, we used to call that pace "Anthropology" :cool:. Unfortunately, the discipline got hijacked in the 1980's, and the flip...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 10-17-2010
Replies: 944
Views: 324,504
Posted By marct
Hi M.L., Well, I'll let Tom handle the...

Hi M.L.,

Well, I'll let Tom handle the "hard" (hah! Stats is hard?!?!) side but, from what I remember, R-squared is a CYA fudge factor applied to an apparent (presumed?) [pseudo-]causal...
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 10-16-2010
Replies: 944
Views: 324,504
Posted By marct
Hi Tom, Long time, no chat ;)! ...

Hi Tom,

Long time, no chat ;)!



Too frakin' true! Not the least of which, IMKO, is the artificial, status-driven distintcions between "applied" and "Theoretical" (the capitalization shows...
Forum: Trigger Puller 10-13-2010
Replies: 177
Views: 165,869
Posted By marct
Hi Op Shrink, Interesting comments,...

Hi Op Shrink,

Interesting comments, especially about the use of specific terms. I have similar experiences with "crafting" terminology to match the groups and individuals I've been counselling. ...
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 07-27-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 9,762
Posted By marct
Hi Bob, LOLOL - Too true! Hades, you...

Hi Bob,



LOLOL - Too true! Hades, you might end up with rat brains sauteed with cockroaches!

Far better to state your biases and build a narrative around that......
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 07-27-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 9,762
Posted By marct
Hi Mike, Well, I haven't seen the movie, but...

Hi Mike,

Well, I haven't seen the movie, but one thing you said really stood out for me



Yup. Not only that, I am increasingly persuaded that a "neutral narrative" is impossible because of...
Forum: Trigger Puller 07-13-2010
Replies: 190
Views: 89,122
Posted By marct
Hi 40below, So de facto deception is...

Hi 40below,



So de facto deception is okay (i.e. letting the person assume that they are OTR)? That, BTW, is not a "trap"; I'm just trying to figure out what ground rules you are operating...
Forum: Trigger Puller 07-09-2010
Replies: 190
Views: 89,122
Posted By marct
40below (shouldn't that be 40above given our...

40below (shouldn't that be 40above given our current temperatures :D), I don't disagree with you per se, but I do have a question for you on professional ethics: doesn't "off the record" mean that...
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