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Re: [APD] Theory vs. Actual
sorry jerry. its not against any one person. it's just the fact that
resolution never comes, and it gets to where as i read it, it's just
bickering. and sometimes when i ask a question people seem to completely
ignore or it reply with this sarcastic toned complete slap about how
it's just crazy because blah blah blah. it gets a little aggravating.
you start feling like theres a lot of pompous know it alls that are just
blowing smoke and puffing up to look bigger rather than interested
enthusiasts who have something to contribute in a good nature.
again thats not towards you or any one person. just an aggravation, i
dont paticularly like being made small or watching other people do it to
each other either. i mean i can go watch some crappy realty show if i
just blew some steam is all..
Jerry Baker wrote:
>>look sorry. i'm just tired of the crazy arguments on these subjests and
>>suddenly the subject is gone with no answer gained, no progress
>>acheived, only to be replaced by more of the same with a new subject
>>heading. thats why i like tom. he did it, it worked. he tried to
>>replicate it. it worked. he may get the deep down science but he doesnt
>>push it on anyone, he does what almost every great inventor has ever
>>done. he proved it with real world applications.
>>and folks thats science to me.
>Amen to that. Tom does a lot of good work. I don't second-guess that for
>I am just not the type satisfied with, "it just works." I want to know
>why it works. Understanding the processes at work behind any phenomena
>gives direction for further experimentation.
>I asked a couple of questions of Tom about his theory when he posted it,
>and he chose to ignore them. After that, I posted an idea for conducting
>an experiment and suddenly my posts are worth responding to again
>(notice a pattern?). Instead of saying, "well, the reason I thought that
>CO2 was building up on the leaves was because I had previously inquired
>about the CO2 I was using and had found it to be 99.97% pure. That ruled
>out other gases accumulating," I get something to the effect of, "you
>stupid little person, why would you want to experiment with that? It's
>not going to make any difference."
>This is a repeating pattern. Tom expressed in another thread that he had
>tried using ozone to control algae and hadn't had much luck with it. I
>thought it was great that he had tried using oxygen radicals to combat
>algae on such a large scale, so I asked him how much he used. The answer
>I got ... silence. Same answer I got on the CO2 bubbles thing.
>Perhaps it is because I don't show the proper deference to his lordship
>by having the unmitigated gall to ask questions. I don't know. I asked
>and the questions were ignored. So, I thought out loud about a way to
>test them for myself. I apologize to anyone who has taken offense to
>that. It is very clear to me that this list is not interested in
>understanding why a particular thing works, just as long as it works.
>I will not spam the list with anything other than proper praise and
>unquestioning acceptance for each post Mr. Barr makes.
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