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Synthetic Biology Explained
#21
(07-09-2019, 01:45 PM)The Atheist Wrote:  
(07-08-2019, 04:04 PM)Di Wundrin Wrote:  There you go TA, no plastic Jesus on the dash.  
I was referring to the ad.  And yeah, the plastic parts can be replaced, with metal or wood both of which is going to produce more of those green house gases.
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Metal does a bit, but wood is the exact opposite - it's great at sequestering carbon.

And it needn't cost a million bucks - we used to make cars with no plastic and they were cheap enough for everyone to own one. The same applies to every product - and in lots of cases, well-made non-plastic items would be last long enough to become cheaper overall.


(07-08-2019, 04:04 PM)Di Wundrin Wrote:  ...cedar dashboard and leather seats ..

Stained pine & hemp/sisal. Carbon sequestered in every car.

Far too obvious.

That presupposes that there will be a sudden pandemic epiphany befall the human species which will negate the 'status' gene!  nevva gonna happen.  

Mrs Frippery-Lovelace will never let the old man put her in a plebmobile with a pine dash and hemp seat the same as that old tart Mrs Bloggs down the road.  

There will be scientific evidence found that Huon Pine or Jarra or Cedar or whatever other wood is pricey,  sequesters more carbon than pine and hemp does.  

Your plan endangers rare tree species.  bad boy.


Stanky, what do you imagine I'm wearing?  
Hint: it isn't the silk chemise with the black nets and stilettos today ... but ...your guess. RolleyesCoolBig Grin
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#22
(07-08-2019, 01:53 PM)stanky Wrote:  Me too.
I remembered the bit about 'plastics', but couldn't recall the name of the movie.
So I came up with "Mrs. Robinson".

Didn't Dustin Hoffman play Paul Simon?
Or am i thinking of Rain Man?

It's all becoming a blur; a vast plastic soup.

Reminds me of a song:

"I don't care if it rains of freezes, long as i got my plastic Jesus, riding on the dash board of my car".

Name of the movie is "The Graduate".

Youtube... "Plastic Jesus" by Jello Biafra and Mojo Nixon. I would but Xi don't go for that shit.
Ask not what is the problem but, rather, where is the lesion.
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#23
That movie featured a very fresh young Katherine Ross. He might've learned a few things from Mom, but he made the right decision. Smile
You can lead 'em to knowledge, but you can't make 'em think.
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#24
(07-10-2019, 05:06 AM)President Bush Wrote:  
(07-08-2019, 01:53 PM)stanky Wrote:  Me too.
I remembered the bit about 'plastics', but couldn't recall the name of the movie.
So I came up with "Mrs. Robinson".

Didn't Dustin Hoffman play Paul Simon?
Or am i thinking of Rain Man?

It's all becoming a blur; a vast plastic soup.

Reminds me of a song:

"I don't care if it rains of freezes, long as i got my plastic Jesus, riding on the dash board of my car".

Name of the movie is "The Graduate".

Youtube... "Plastic Jesus" by Jello Biafra and Mojo Nixon. I would but Xi don't go for that shit.




Well, I don't care if it rains or freezes
Long as I have my plastic Jesus
Riding on the dashboard of my car
Through all trials and tribulations
We will travel every nation
With my plastic Jesus I'll go far
Plastic Jesus, plastic Jesus
Riding on the dashboard of my car
Through all trials and tribulations
We will travel every nation
With my plastic Jesus I'll go far
Riding down a thoroughfare
With his nose up in the air
A wreck may be ahead, but He don't mind
Trouble coming He don't see
He just keeps His eye on me
And any other thing that lies behind
Plastic Jesus, Plastic Jesus
Riding on the dashboard of my car
Though the sunshine on his back
Makes Him peel, chip and crack
A little patching keeps Him up to par
When pedestrians try to cross
I let them know who's boss
I never blow the horn or give them warning
I ride all over town
Trying to run them down
And it's seldom that they live to see the morning
Plastic Jesus, plastic Jesus
Riding on the dashboard of my car
His halo fits just right
And I use it for sight
And they'll scatter or they'll splatter near and far
If I weave around at night
And the police think I'm tight
They'll never find my bottle, though they ask
Plastic Jesus shelters me
For His head comes off, you see
He's hollow, and I use Him for a flask
Plastic Jesus, plastic Jesus
Riding on the dashboard of my car
Ride with me and have a dram
Of the blood of the Lamb
Plastic Jesus is a holy bar
Plastic Jesus, plastic Jesus
Riding on the dashboard of my car
But I think he'll have to go
His magnet ruins my radio
And if we wreck he'll leave a scar
Plastic Jesus, plastic Jesus
Riding on the dashboard of my car
Once His robe was snowy white
Not it isn't quite so bright
Stained by the smoke of my cigar
Ask not what is the problem but, rather, where is the lesion.
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#25
Made even more famous in the movie "Cool Hand Luke". As rendered by Harry Dean Stanton, one of the better character actors of our time.
You can lead 'em to knowledge, but you can't make 'em think.
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#26
That was played a lot in the rural region of the Hunter Valley, people used to phone in requesting it about weekly.

Everybody loved it, not because they're religious but because they're not.
We think those plastic Jesus and Mary things are hilarious.
They came in with the Italian immigrants, at least that's when we first saw them. Some of their cars used to look like mobile chapels.

And those fish stickers appeared around then too. It was a bit of joke asking why they bother, everybody already knows the tyches are a bit fishy.
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#27
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"Feckin' slaboriosity, i tell you." - stanky
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#29
Yep.... Smile
You can lead 'em to knowledge, but you can't make 'em think.
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