No. 118 (essentialsaltes) wrote,
No. 118
essentialsaltes

Empiricism

Part of the dogma of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is that there is a causal correlation between global warming and the lack of pirates. This has been put to the test. Germany has been on the forefront of alternative energy sources, helping to curb greenhouse gas emissions. The result?
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In the recent election in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, the Pirate Party won 7.8% of the vote (up from 1.6% two years ago), granting them 20 seats in the state government.
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