Except it's the taking on of that connotation that's a corruption of language. It's perfectly proper to describe non-toxic emissions that have some other undesired effect on the environment as a "pollutant" because that's the vocabulary used in environmental science.

People who have referred to CO2 as a pollutant in… » 7/18/14 4:28pm Friday 4:28pm

The idea is that this technology does not allow you to outrun a light beam, which is the hard limit relativity puts on all information bearing signals or mass bearing objects. Any "faster than light" travel has this limitation: it can never actually outrun a light beam. Light itself never speeds up past C in local… » 7/18/14 4:02pm Friday 4:02pm

Interesting points. They made some mention of Freud as well who, of course, ran into some of the same problems. Sex, especially in a pre-liberated society, inherently comes with a ton of relationship baggage.

So how do Bill and Virginia proceed? If they maintain clinical distance, they're not having the same sexual… » 7/14/14 5:01pm 7/14/14 5:01pm