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Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist[W:260]

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

Why would anyone want to defend her? Additionally, why would anyone care what she thinks or says? Lastly, why would I or anyone else feel that Sarah Palin saying something stupid would be breaking news?
 

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

Sarah Palin is proving herself to be a moron of the highest order.
 

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

Why would anyone want to defend her? Additionally, why would anyone care what she thinks or says? Lastly, why would I or anyone else feel that Sarah Palin saying something stupid would be breaking news?

She is a high profile surrogate of Trump. All of her public appearances for him make her a public political figure, wouldn't you say?

I'd even guess that she could potentially end up in His cabinet.
 

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

.............this isn't satire?





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Given that the strongest defenders of the global warming hypothesis claim that it is herasey to challenge it on the grounds that the climate scientists know more than we do thus we should do what the green movement tells us to and Bill Nye is an engineer rather than a climate scientist she has a point. If he is free to tell us that he knows more than us due to his eduaction then we are free to say that we know more than he due to actually looking at the data etc. And she is included in the we.
 

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I once worked with a guy who was from Alaska and knew the Palins. When I asked him what he thought about Sarah Palin, his answer was, "her brothers are cool because they are not like her at all."
 

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

Given that the strongest defenders of the global warming hypothesis claim that it is herasey to challenge it on the grounds that the climate scientists know more than we do thus we should do what the green movement tells us to and Bill Nye is an engineer rather than a climate scientist she has a point. If he is free to tell us that he knows more than us due to his eduaction then we are free to say that we know more than he due to actually looking at the data etc. And she is included in the we.

Global warming or climate change?
 

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

Given that the strongest defenders of the global warming hypothesis claim that it is herasey to challenge it on the grounds that the climate scientists know more than we do thus we should do what the green movement tells us to and Bill Nye is an engineer rather than a climate scientist she has a point. If he is free to tell us that he knows more than us due to his eduaction then we are free to say that we know more than he due to actually looking at the data etc. And she is included in the we.
Well, you go ahead and believe Palin...meanwhile, Florida is losing beach property to rising sea water.

Florida leads nation in property at risk from climate change | Miami Herald

In Florida, officials ban term 'climate change' | Miami Herald


Looks like Florida is going to be the GW deniers Waterloo.
 

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

According to your article Nye holds a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering. Does that quality him as a scientist?

Give us your definition of "scientist."
 

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

Why would anyone want to defend her? Additionally, why would anyone care what she thinks or says? Lastly, why would I or anyone else feel that Sarah Palin saying something stupid would be breaking news?

Absolutely...

And why would anybody care about Bill Nye?
 

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She is a high profile surrogate of Trump. All of her public appearances for him make her a public political figure, wouldn't you say?

I'd even guess that she could potentially end up in His cabinet.

Probably as Secretary of State. Short trip from her house to Russia, where Trump's good friend Vlad lives.
 

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Well, you go ahead and believe Palin...meanwhile, Florida is losing beach property to rising sea water.

Florida leads nation in property at risk from climate change | Miami Herald

In Florida, officials ban term 'climate change' | Miami Herald


Looks like Florida is going to be the GW deniers Waterloo.

Is that because of local conditions like beach errosion and subsidance or a world wide issue due to the melting (they are not) of the poles?

Buy a house on the beach and expect to have to pay a lot to keep the beach where it was when you built the place.
 

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I believe she is still a Fox News contributer. Just sayin...
 

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

Give us your definition of "scientist."

How about you give us yours. Mechanical engineers are not usually defined as "scientists".
 

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Sarah Palin Doesn't Think Bill Nye Is A Real Scientist

I can't even....

Let the pathetic defenses begin!

Bill Nye is a engineer, not a scientist.So Palin is actually a correct.A broken clock is right twice a day.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientist
Scientists are also distinct from engineers, those who design, build, and maintain devices for particular situations; however, no engineer attains that title without significant study of science and the scientific method.
 

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

Bill Nye is a engineer, not a scientist.So Palin is actually a correct.A broken clock is right twice a day.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientist
Scientists are also distinct from engineers, those who design, build, and maintain devices for particular situations; however, no engineer attains that title without significant study of science and the scientific method.

Well, Palin actually said 'He's as much of a scientist as me', and that is pretty dramatically incorrect, since Nye fits the initial definition that you conveniently left out of your link:
"A scientist is a person engaging in a systematic activity to acquire knowledge that describes and predicts the natural world."

Nye certainly does this - his specialty is not generating new knowledge (which is a pretty narrow definition of a scientist) but compiling, synthesizing and disseminating knowledge as it relates to science to the lay public.

He clearly does this at levels well above Palin, who seems to disseminate wingnut information divorced from reality most of the time.

The other point you seem to miss is that Nye is educated and trained in engineering, but is not practicing engineering. His profession is popularizing science, and in doing so, he's doing all the things scientists do on a daily basis, except for generating new knowledge.
 

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His profession is popularizing science, and in doing so, he's doing all the things scientists do on a daily basis, except for generating new knowledge.
Yeah, that about covers it, except that scientists actually do generate knowledge.
 

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Yeah, that about covers it, except that scientists actually do generate knowledge.

Yes, in the most narrow definition of the term.

Still. Palin isnt 'as much of a scientist' as Nye. Period.
 

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Yes, in the most narrow definition of the term.
How is 'generating knowledge' a narrow definition? That's what scientists actually do.

Still. Palin isnt 'as much of a scientist' as Nye. Period.
Neither are scientists, nor is one more of a scientist than the other.

Sarah Palin is obviously correct. Bill Nye is not a real scientist, just as you are not a real investigative journalist.
 

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Re: Sarah Palin thinks Bill Nye isn't a real scientist

When is this twit going away forever (politically)?

She is thick as a whale omelette.
 
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