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Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent of all accidents involving falling objects.
No effect that requires more than 10 percent accuracy in measurement is worth investigating.
The Internets been so great, and its so nice to have fans do nice, elaborate websites, but I think the downside is some of the things... for real fans to go on and see that 90 percent of the information isnt true or to see pictures that arent really me, or for them to be able to sell these things, thats one of the downsides, I think.
The solution, as all thoughtful people recognize, must lie in properly melding the themes of inborn predisposition and shaping through lifes experiences. This fruitful joining cannot take the false form of percentages adding to 100as in intelligence is 80 percent nature and 20 percent nurture, or homosexuality is 50 percent inborn and 50 percent learned, and a hundred other harmful statements in this foolish format. When two ends of such a spectrum are commingled, the result is not a separable amalgam (like shuffling two decks of cards with different backs), but an entirely new and higher entity that cannot be decomposed (just as adults cannot be separated into maternal and paternal contributions to their totality).
We consider species to be like a brick in the foundation of a building. You can probably lose one or two or a dozen bricks and still have a standing house. But by the time youve lost twenty percent of species, youre going to destabilize the entire structure. Thats the way ecosystems work.