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Aren’t the people in Washington D.C Americans? Why would they pushing unprecedented legislation and the disruption of fundamental rights that should certainly have a negative effect on them also shouldn’t it and if not them but surely their children right?, And their children’s children. These aren’t dictators or royal bloodlines don’t they need to be re elected? Don’t after their suits come off they live in the same neighborhood as the rest of you? I don’t believe so. I believe while they may own property in America still, but for all intents and purpose the leaders of the U.S are no longer Americans.
originally posted by: thelightwasartificial
a reply to: Dalamax
If you place a frog in boiling water it will say hey man this water is too hot you’re trying to kill me and it will jump out, But if you place it in room temperature water and slowly heat the water to a boiling point it won’t realize what is happening and it will sit there.
While some 19th-century experiments suggested that the underlying premise is true if the heating is sufficiently gradual, according to modern biologists the premise is false: a frog that is gradually heated will jump out
In 1995, Douglas Melton, a biologist at Harvard University, said, "If you put a frog in boiling water, it won't jump out. It will die. If you put it in cold water, it will jump before it gets hot—they don't sit still for you." George R. Zug, curator of reptiles and amphibians at the National Museum of Natural History, also rejected the suggestion, saying that "If a frog had a means of getting out, it certainly would get out." In 2002 Victor H. Hutchison, a retired zoologist at the University of Oklahoma with a research interest in thermal relations of amphibians, said that "The legend is entirely incorrect!" He described how a critical thermal maximum for many frog species has been determined by contemporary research experiments: as the water is heated by about 2 °F (about 1 °C), per minute, the frog becomes increasingly active as it tries to escape, and eventually jumps out if it can