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  1. Re: Microsoft to replace industry standard terms like whitelist, blacklist and master on GitHub with politically correct "race neutral" words.

    Reminds me of this:

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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    These claims have been rebuked. They require no further comment.



    Homicide is justifiable where the death is a consequence (or partial consequence) of a lawful arrest where the use of force...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    I argued that, in all probability, the known evidence is insufficient to convict Chauvin of murder.



    You have repeatedly ignored the substantive elements of the discussion and interpreted...
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    Sticky: Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday morning preaching.

    Yes.
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    This is a repetition of your prior claims that Chauvin's guilt has been established absolutely (the facts be damned) and that mere act of discussing any countervailing evidence is tantamount to a...
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    Sticky: Re: CHALLENGE THREAD -- Issue a challenge here

    I accept. My topic of choice: Should Cope have accepted Ponti's challenge?
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    As is clearly evidenced by the ambiguity and disagreement surrounding the cause(s) of Floyd's death, Chauvin's criminal guilt is far from a foregone conclusion. That's why we are (or at least were)...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    Your treatment of the alleged "criminal dimension" of Floyd's death as both self-evident and beyond meaningful discussion indicates that you are unfamiliar with the standards of criminal justice in...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    There is a difference between homicide and murder. Your own source quotes the Medical Examiner's office claiming that the ruling of homicide "is not a legal determination of culpability or intent". I...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    Any chance for a meaningful discussion about criminal justice reform was lost when the Floyd killing was hijacked by the liberal establishment and their radical pets. Though I've said my piece on...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    I agree, but there doesn't have to be an intent to kill for the act to meet the standard of Murder in the Second Degree (which is what Chauvin is being charged with).



    Whereas I'm now beginning...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    The restraint and compression are mentioned in the case title because the cardiopulmonary arrest occurred under those conditions. That doesn't mean that they were the proximate cause of Floyd's death...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    We know that the Hennepin autopsy case title reads"cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law enforcement subdual, restraint and neck compression". The wording is unnecessarily obtuse, but as Melinek...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    Strangulation is a process by which asphyxiation can occur. If it was proven that Chauvin's neck restraint had asphyxiated Floyd, it would not be inaccurate to claim that Floyd had been strangled....
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    The person who made the critique of the secondary autopsy is a pathologist. That's why I cited her comments.



    You haven't presented any sources at all, let alone ones which rebuke the points...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    [/B]Don't flatter yourself.



    I suspect the real answer is that you don't have any substantive rebuttals to make - as is plainly evidenced by your refusal to address the critique of the...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    I have already provided you material explaining why the secondary autopsy is probably unreliable.



    We're debating the facts of the case, not how the optics of Floyd's death affect people...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    We are debating the cause(s) of George Floyd's death and whether the officers involved in his arrest should be held criminally liable.



    "Aggravated assault with the consequence of death"...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    The Hennepin County report was not "updated". A second, less reliable, private autopsy was carried out on behalf of the Floyd family. Alwyn already provided a source detailing it's lack of...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    The official autopsy report found no physical evidence of strangulation trauma. Please try paying attention to the evidence.
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.

    Akar is God's child.
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    Re: Theistic evolution makes no sense

    You agree with the Roman church on the catholic (ie. the fundamental) element. You have a catholic understanding of Christianity.
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    Re: Theistic evolution makes no sense

    You mean like you?
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    Floyd had been complaining about being unable to breathe well before he was restrained on the road. This is almost certainly why the officers did not believe that their restraining methods were the...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    Parading one's own alleged humility is a conspicuous act of vanity. It would be easier for you to constructively engage if you paid attention to the conversation. Infidel already cited the MPD's neck...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    There is currently little evidence (other than the secondary autopsy) that Chauvin's hold either choked or asphyxiated Floyd. The initial post mortem did not find any notable injuries to the head or...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    There is a clear case to be made that Chauvin's use of the hold was improper, particularly after the cardiopulmonary incident. Whether it amounts to murder or manslaughter is a different question. I...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    Floyd was physiologically compromised by his preexisting conditions and drug abuse. This - and not excessive police force - is the most likely explanation for why the conditions of his interaction...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    George Floyd's preexisting conditions and substance abuse made him a high risk candidate for a serious cardiopulmonary incident (eg. cardiac arrest). The autopsy revealed that he was suffering from...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    I mean to say that in all likelihood the primary cause of George Floyd's death was his underlying health issues and drug use rather than the conditions created by the police restraint (which Floyd...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    Hence why her opinion on that matter bears no particular value.



    Based on the evidence we have seen so far, it is likely that Floyd's medical complications (heart disease, drug use, etc) were...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    A pathologist is no more qualified than anyone else to determine who should be "excused" or "blamed" in a criminal trial. The question for the court is whether the subdual was unlawful, and if so,...
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    Not in this case.
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    Asphyxiation is not necessarily the same thing as strangulation. See my original post.
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    Re: Death of George Floyd and Subsequent Riots.

    It's unlikely that the cause of death was strangulation. Not even the Floyd family's independent autopsy report claims that. The county medical examiner's preliminary autopsy "revealed no physical...
  36. Re: The Biblical Case for Danielís Seventy Weeks: Christ or Antichrist?

    You're still young. There's no reason why you couldn't learn if you wanted to.
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    Sticky: Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday morning preaching.

    Scripture neither claims nor implies that Christ's ministry made righteousness possible. Godliness is simply more accessible to those who've been exposed to, or socialized by, Christianity. The...
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    Sticky: Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday morning preaching.

    If your point is that Christianity did not begin with Christ's ministry, you are correct. The Word is eternal.





    That you treat Christ's teachings as morally self-evident serves only to...
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    Sticky: Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday morning preaching.

    Whilst failing to realize or acknowledge that Christian reasoning provides the bedrock of the very morality they ascribe to ("I've lost track of the number of times I've heard atheists endorse the...
  40. Re: The Biblical Case for Danielís Seventy Weeks: Christ or Antichrist?

    Unraveling Daniel has been an objective of Christian theologians/historians since the days of the church fathers. Mathematical explanations for the seventy weeks are easy to find if not somewhat...
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