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Re: non-free firmware not found despite unofficial CD

On Mon, Oct 09, 2017 at 04:58:43PM +0000, Curt wrote:
> On 2017-10-09, rhkramer@gmail.com <rhkramer@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sunday, October 08, 2017 05:07:13 PM bw wrote:
> >> On Sun, 8 Oct 2017, Emanuel Berg wrote:
> >> > Actually I don't care about wireless stuff, I always considered it
> >> > unreliable and error-prone and it seems at least in this case I was
> >> > correct :)
> >> 
> >> I know there is a legacy of this kind of thinking, but really Linux has
> >> come a LONG way in a very short time.  Right now millions, if not tens (or
> >> hundreds?) of millions of people are using wireless reliably and without
> >> error.  In any case, I hope you'll stick with the install and get the
> >> issue resolved and post a solution.
> >
> > Well, just the other thing that affects my thinking (iirc, this is the first 
> > time I chimed in on this thread)--I would just as soon have fewer 
> > electromagnetic waves passing through (or into) my body.
> Do as I do, RH: avoid space travel when at all possible (ionizing
> variety of EM waves). I know, I know--you really don't feel like
> canceling those Mars vacation plans, but there you go.
> Here's a balanced article on the subject (with a particular focus on the
> brain, my second favorite organ):
> https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/could-certain-frequencies/

If mobile phones caused brain cancer, wouldn't brain cancer rantes have been
skyrocketing over the last couple of decades? Correlation doesn't imply
causation, but a lack of correlation surely implies a lack of causation.

The effects on concentration seem much mo... what was I saying again?

> > IIRC, the higher the frequency, the higher the energy in those waves--thus the 
> > more likely to have an effect.
> >
> >
> -- 
> "A simpering Bambi narcissist and a thieving, fanatical Albanian dwarf."
> Christopher Hitchens, commenting shortly after the nearly concurrent deaths 
> of Lady Diana and Mother Theresa.

Daniel Keast,
Hatherleigh, UK

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