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InvisibleSclorch
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The "Ugliness" Science Brings
    #2808267 - 06/19/04 05:49 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)



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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: Sclorch]
    #2808305 - 06/19/04 06:26 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

It seems as though your subconcious is speaking in a metaphorical way through these links you provided us.


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: SpecialEd]
    #2808425 - 06/19/04 09:52 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

science is one way of expressing the infinite range of human potential, and can be as ugly or as beautifull as the mind that conceived it. You should have titeld this the beauty that science brings, and then we could have another one called the ugliness that science brings where we could show pictures of nucleur radiation victims, mustard gas survivors etc...

this thread makes no real point other than that science has built some cool looking buildings. but thats a worthwile point i guess...


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: Sclorch]
    #2808473 - 06/19/04 10:55 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

these are monuments to greed
and are impediments to science,
which is the study of nature -

anything can be subject to distortions by hatred, greed or delusion.


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: redgreenvines]
    #2808920 - 06/19/04 04:13 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

i wanna see pics of freeway stains. and some dissected lungs of a cancer patient.


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: Moonshoe]
    #2808950 - 06/19/04 04:33 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

Moonshoe said:
science is one way of expressing the infinite range of human potential, and can be as ugly or as beautifull as the mind that conceived it. You should have titeld this the beauty that science brings, and then we could have another one called the ugliness that science brings where we could show pictures of nucleur radiation victims, mustard gas survivors etc...





To take it a step further, it can be as ugly or as beautiful as the mind that conceived it... and it can also be as ugly or as beautiful as the mind that perceived it... :wink: :grin: :nut:

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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: redgreenvines]
    #2808960 - 06/19/04 04:42 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

these are monuments to greed

This was already covered and dodged in another thread. Please show how you can tell the motivation of all of the 10,000 to 20,000 workers and planners involved in bringing such an architecture to fruition.

Thank you in advance for your clear and well-thought response.


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: Sclorch]
    #2808961 - 06/19/04 04:43 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Beautiful buildings, but I think this belongs in S&T....


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: Swami]
    #2808976 - 06/19/04 04:51 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

Swami said:
these are monuments to greed

This was already covered and dodged in another thread. Please show how you can tell the motivation of all of the 10,000 to 20,000 workers and planners involved in bringing such an architecture to fruition.

Thank you in advance for your clear and well-thought response.




most people have no idea what they are doing. doesnt mean its not getting done.


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: Sclorch]
    #2809935 - 06/20/04 12:22 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I think you meant to say "the ugliness that some engineers bring."


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: BleaK]
    #2809937 - 06/20/04 12:23 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

hate to break it to ya, but the Space Needle(in seattle) was created for a worlds fair,

which is sort of like uniting people,


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Re: The "Beauty" Science Brings [Re: guri]
    #2810273 - 06/20/04 03:07 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Meh


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: Sclorch]
    #2811051 - 06/20/04 01:25 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Oh..Ohh oh... :laugh:  Gugenheim, Spain


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: Zero7a1]
    #2811060 - 06/20/04 01:29 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)



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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: redgreenvines]
    #2813247 - 06/21/04 07:48 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

> these are monuments to greed

Knowing the minds of those that created them... interesting.


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: Sclorch]
    #2813282 - 06/21/04 08:21 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Good thing Sclorch did NOT put his apartment on that list. *shudders*


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Re: The "Ugliness" Science Brings [Re: Swami]
    #2813676 - 06/21/04 12:51 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

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Good thing Sclorch did NOT put his apartment on that list. *shudders*



Yeah, if there was ever a true monument to my landlord's greed....


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