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10th Sep 2020, 11:42
Replies: 48
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Posted By beardy

You misunderstand, it is not necessarily about...

You misunderstand, it is not necessarily about being 'nice'. What may be and acceptable to you may not be nor acceptable to the person that you are communicating with and vice versa. You have to be...
10th Sep 2020, 06:46
Replies: 48
Views: 10,404
Posted By beardy

OK I'll try again. It's an easy concept that...

OK I'll try again. It's an easy concept that predates Christianity but does require a bit of effort and practice, since you have to think about other people and realise that not everyone is like you....
9th Sep 2020, 17:49
Replies: 48
Views: 10,404
Posted By beardy

It sounds as though you consider yourself as the...

It sounds as though you consider yourself as the one demographic.
It is far better to consider how you don't want to be treated and don't treat others that way. I know it sounds pedantic, but it...
23rd Aug 2020, 16:58
Replies: 73
Views: 11,540
Posted By beardy

Quite correct, the allies gained and held...

Quite correct, the allies gained and held Japanese territory following the Japanese surender. Which is what happens when one side loses, they lose control of their territory.

MAD was based around...
23rd Aug 2020, 06:21
Replies: 73
Views: 11,540
Posted By beardy

The point is that the drone operator WAS the...

The point is that the drone operator WAS the computer and while this was a simulation the drone operator, in the future, can be in the drone which may not be limited by human physiology.

It's...
22nd Aug 2020, 13:39
Replies: 73
Views: 11,540
Posted By beardy

A battle that was part of a war which was won by...

A battle that was part of a war which was won by gaining and holding territory.
22nd Aug 2020, 09:33
Replies: 73
Views: 11,540
Posted By beardy

I always thought that it was about gaining and...

I always thought that it was about gaining and holding ground.
7th Aug 2020, 11:54
Replies: 39
Views: 16,229
Posted By beardy

So economics, capitalism, profit and cash muscle...

So economics, capitalism, profit and cash muscle trump safety and democracy? Isn't that when the dialogue breaks down and less than optimal decisions are made?
1st Aug 2020, 07:47
Replies: 25
Views: 4,533
Posted By beardy

Have you been reading Das Kapital or just...

Have you been reading Das Kapital or just displaying convergent evolution?
29th Jul 2020, 07:13
Replies: 46
Views: 8,444
Posted By beardy

That's quite interesting

That's quite interesting
28th Jul 2020, 05:47
Replies: 46
Views: 8,444
Posted By beardy

The ban on cell phones in aircraft is to preserve...

The ban on cell phones in aircraft is to preserve the integrity of the cellular network on the ground. Simplyfying: the network can be confused by a signal of equal strength trying to handshake with...
26th Jul 2020, 15:47
Replies: 47
Views: 16,468
Posted By beardy

How do you know they weren't?

How do you know they weren't?
8th Jul 2020, 21:41
Replies: 669
Views: 389,360
Posted By beardy

In that case we shall have to disagree on the...

In that case we shall have to disagree on the term 'innocent'
8th Jul 2020, 16:59
Replies: 669
Views: 389,360
Posted By beardy

The verdict was not guilty of the charges brought...

The verdict was not guilty of the charges brought against him, not that of innocence.
8th Jul 2020, 13:22
Replies: 223
Views: 45,096
Posted By beardy

Your first and last paragraphs contradict each...

Your first and last paragraphs contradict each other.
4th Jul 2020, 08:25
Replies: 20
Views: 3,073
Posted By beardy

And of course bucket loads of money

And of course bucket loads of money
3rd Jul 2020, 19:43
Replies: 669
Views: 389,360
Posted By beardy

When I say reported from the court I wasn't...

When I say reported from the court I wasn't referring exclusively to the main stream press. Many on this forum have helpfully summarised the defence submissions concerning CI. Like many on this forum...
3rd Jul 2020, 15:40
Replies: 669
Views: 389,360
Posted By beardy

This is I think the crux of the matter for many...

This is I think the crux of the matter for many of us experienced pilots. I wasn't at the trial, I haven't seen nor have I read the evidence transcripts. But, I have difficulty reconciling that...
3rd Jul 2020, 14:19
Replies: 669
Views: 389,360
Posted By beardy

I don't think that the defence had to prove CI,...

I don't think that the defence had to prove CI, just show that it was a possible explanation, sufficient for the jury to have reasonable doubt that the charges against AH were untrue. The burden of...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jul 2020, 09:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By beardy

Autonomous operations

Airbus autonomous operations (https://airwaysmag.com/manufacturer/airbus-completes-attol-flight-testing/)

Is this the death knell for the maintenance of basic flying skills?
26th Jun 2020, 03:27
Replies: 467
Views: 182,107
Posted By beardy

Nothing wrong with that. Try reading the A330...

Nothing wrong with that. Try reading the A330 manual for geometry and then looking at the available space.
25th Jun 2020, 15:29
Replies: 467
Views: 182,107
Posted By beardy

To me it lacks gravitas and dignity. It's more...

To me it lacks gravitas and dignity. It's more arriviste in tone. Still, that's where we seem to be these days. So well done for capturing the modern mood.
24th Jun 2020, 22:07
Replies: 467
Views: 182,107
Posted By beardy

Do you really think that they are that clever?

Do you really think that they are that clever?
21st Jun 2020, 11:49
Replies: 467
Views: 182,107
Posted By beardy

How many here who defend the re-painting of an...

How many here who defend the re-painting of an aircraft at extra cost are persuaded to admire any other country who have done just that. Do you think that French or Indian prestige is greater because...
19th Jun 2020, 14:37
Replies: 223
Views: 45,096
Posted By beardy

The discussions range from whether 'the end...

The discussions range from whether 'the end justifies the means' to whether 'morally defensible acts should always apply without exception'. ie I can kill if it justifies the end result vs if killing...
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