Towards Zero

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  • Are zero tolerance policies a broken system in schools?

    Let's take a look at the definition of a 'zero tolerance policy', specifically in the academic environment: 'A zero-tolerance policy in schools is a policy of punishing any infraction of a rule, regardless of accidental mistakes, ignorance, or extenuating circumstances.'[1] It's pretty straight forward that we can say that, in other words, those in school can be punished for breaking a rule, no matter what the circumstances, reasons, or present evidence are. Now let's take a look at the reason(s) why zero tolerance policies in schools exist: 'In schools, Zero Tolerance refers to the concept that certain types of disciplinary offenses will not be tolerated and automatically result in suspension or expulsion. Sources used: [1] - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero_tolerance_(schools) [2] - http://childparenting.about.com/od/schoollearning/a/zero-tolerance-definition.htm First let's us understand why the...

  • "Life" is LESS than 11,460 Years Old

    You can't divide by zero and you can't get to zero by dividing. Rates of decay tend towards zero, but never get there. This means it approaches zero but never reaches zero.

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  • Bostroms Simulation Hypothesis

    You have to assume the capability to simulate the entire universe, you have to assume to capability to run a nearly infinite number of these simulations (to drive the chance that our reality is not a simulation towards zero), you have to assume a desire to run that many simulations to begin with, etc. This argument doesn't really sway me towards believing that it is.

  • secular objective morality

    His foundational position is as straightforward as this - take a population of conscious agents, now take some action A, A is moral if and only if, it moves the collective suffering towards zero and is immoral if it moves it toward maximum and is amoral if it does not move it. : His foundational position is as straightforward as this - take a population of conscious agents, now take some action A, A is moral if and only if, it moves the collective suffering towards zero and is immoral if it moves it toward maximum and is amoral if it does not move it. ORLY?That source is heavily disparaged and it is trivial to pull up quotes from Hitler himself where he proclaims 1) he is a christian 2) he is doing the lords work 3) he strongly against atheism The atheist argument is that in speeches he was pandering to a majority christian audience, but the notes from his personal secretary are the "truth".

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