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Does anyone here take adderall but also have an anxiety disorder?
I get panic attacks nonstop and constantly feel like I'm dying or something bad's going to happen but I'm also not in a good spot and I want to start abusing drugs to help me do better in life
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>Does anyone here take adderall but also have an anxiety disorder?
My doctor wrote that I seemed anxious but I don't really relate to having anxiety. Adderall tends to relieve my anxiety since I do what I have to do on it.

ADHD is often comorbid with other disorders and yes, anxiety is often one of them.

>I'm also not in a good spot and I want to start abusing drugs to help me do better in life
WRONG. You have to burn into your mind that you're taking medicine. If you get a prescription shut up and don't tell anyone you're ADHD or that you have a prescription. Degenerates pull all kinds of crazy shit. You're not one of them, okay?
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The risks and side effects of adderall far outweighs its benefit and possibilities, to such an extent that, while for Erdos it might have been useful, it should be avoided altogether for most everyone.
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>>10089449
Alright buddy. Show me your sources.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4340791/

>The highest proportion of improved outcomes was reported with combination treatment (83% of outcomes). Among significantly improved outcomes, the largest effect sizes were found for combination treatment. The greatest improvements were associated with academic, self-esteem, or social function outcomes.
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>>10089455

I'm just generalizing from personal experience. Good luck and be careful. While I strongly disagree that we can merely describe adderall as medicine, the strange thing is that this mentality (which implicitely discourages abuse and encourages strict moderation) leads to better outcomes.

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What are some things we don't know?
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>>10089100
why male models?
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>>10089400
Why so buttmad about having the inanity of that one pointed out? “How to do impossible thing” in a list of things we do not know is pretty dumb.

Also, not something I read on Wikipedia, Mr. Projecting-Much, I’m a philosophy undergrad. You jelly?
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>>10089398
baby don't fight me
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>>10089416

I'm not mad, and you're correct, I'm projecting. I think "you're projecting" is another slightly more sophisticated variant of "I'm rubber, you're glue, whatever you say bounces off of me and sticks to you."

But yes, I know we what it's like to have a very rudimentary grasp of the world and to go about trying to convince others you have something smart to say. And I think it has made all the difference that I've been able to face up to that fact, and I don't wish the mindset on anyone. You only start getting serious when you start getting honest about how little you know.

Being able to associate, for example, the name Wittgenstein with the phrase "language games" might impress your classmates in a seminar, but it won't substitute for 2 hours spent wrestling the sentence "the world is all that is the case."
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>>10089439
So you’re just gonna keep glossing over your error and not admit it? A’ight, fine with me.

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What do you think of Breakthrough Starshot? Is it a meme? If you had told people 100 years ago that we would have sent several landers to the moon and numerous rovers to mars to take pictures it would have seemed bonkers yet here we are today having accomplished all of that. While to us the idea of sending probes to Alpha Centari potentially within our lifetimes seems ludicrous I'm sure people would have said the exact same thing about what we managed to accomplish within their lifetimes. Tell me what you think /sci/, is it really possible or is it all bravado?
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>>10079832
It's a fucking meme.
Even if we were able to send a probe there, there's no way it could beam any useful data back.
I could type faster than New Horizon beamed its data back. And it's fucking next door compared to interplanetary space.
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>>10082444
>this complete lack of reading comprehension
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Doubt the rotating earth makes it practical to aim lasers.
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>>10085833
look at
>>10083713

Hey /sci/

I've recently become interested in renewable energy. Are there any technologies or companies you think are poised well for the future?
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>>10087641
Most people live in sunny regions and industries with huge demand of energy are already there or could be moved.
Transmission losses can be greatly reduced with high-voltage direct current.
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>>10087318
Yeah, the problem ist that the storage can’t be run profitably, at least not yet
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>>10087404
Climeworks is a company that's doing this too.

If we power it all with purely zero-carbon energy sources (like nuclear and solar), we can probably create a carbon-negative system that actually reverses climate change instead of just slowing or stopping it.
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>>10080283
FPBP
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>>10088280
No, storage is almost for free.
Because you can use existing infrastructure for storage and transport of natural gas.

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How do nerds like myself get the motivation to do anything worthwhile when we are literally genetic shit apart from our brains?

I thought I would do something productive at home but I'm outside drinking coffee. I will read a book at the library.

I need to obtain the producerbull mentality and get rid of my meek consumercuck mentality. I have FOMO, as absurd as it sound for a loser like me. I walk around outside while hoping my life spontaneously stops feeling wasted.

I wish I lived in California or New York so every day was either sunny or busy, so I could never miss anything. I could work hard and then go outside at any time and live life. Do other UKers know this feeling of brutal dullness and a lack of inspiration when the weather is bland and middling?

I haven't done anything productive in my free time for over 6 months. I know I am doomed because I'm ugly. I know I live in a world where connections, youth, and looks are everything.

At least I'm stronger than I've been for over 1.5 years. I binged on KFC and ice cream yesterday but saved the day by squatting almost 350 lbs for 5 reps.
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>>10089342
This is an extremely weird set of questions but I'll answer them to the best of my ability.(?)

1. What I meant in "deserve another person" as you put it is the tendency for humans to want their deeds to be matched equally. So, for example, you help this girl out with her homework in hopes that she'll like you. When it turns out she’s appreciative of your help, but not enough that she reciprocates feelings, most people would tend to be sad. While this sadness is valid, it does not mean that you deserve anything more than a thank you or etc. You helped her out of the "goodness of your heart" and any further expectation from this girl is on you. (Note: this is only an example.)

2. Productivity is objectively good because it is a measurement of how well one capitalizes on their resources. For instance, designing a new bomb may lead to other breakthroughs, (I know nothing about bombs, so my explanation on this will be subpar) such as better usage of radioactive isotopes, how to control what is used in bombs, how to use what we know about this particular bomb to defuse and prevent the creation of other bombs, etc. Productivity towards designing an electric car or anything for that matter can be turned into something good, and has its own field of research.

3. Personally I believe that our work should be directed towards the prolonging of Earth's resources. We can do this by investing in sustainable and renewable energy, and preferring eco-friendly substances when it comes to Earth-bound engineering. (Engineering that will not be leaving Earth) I'd prefer this direction because like most people, I want to live, and I want my children to live.
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>>10089342
>>10089397

4. Referring to the answer to the last question, our biological needs, (referencing Maslow’s Five Tiered Hierarchy of Needs) air, food, water, shelter, sex, (Note: Sex is one of the least necessary needs here, and could be moved to the third tier, belongingness/love) etc. are what come to mind when trying to extend the longevity of human life. By these needs, it is reasonable that we should direct our work/productivity towards sustainable food sources, renewable energy, homes for those who have none, and clean water for everyone. When these are provided for all of humanity, who knows what doors of possibility could be opened intellectually?
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>>10087491

I would pay for having Autumn whole year!
Recognise what you are doing, you post this and thus feel somewhat ok because you subconciously consider it to be trying but its not! Thinking about how unproductive you are, writing about this in the way you wrote is minus-productive, you should be ashamed that you did that, thought that. Getting your act together, especially if youre just naturally lazy, is act of manipulation yourself, not some path to be fully-yourself. Be creative with your methods. Recognise falsely helpful actions.
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>>10089397
You get two upvotes for a good reply. Thank you for not being a shitposter.

The questions are meant to get you to reconsider principles undergirding what I assume is your worldview. Here are more of those.

1. I agree that we tend to desire an equal. Does this tendency help or prevent us from loving? How do we know an equal when we have met one? Are we doomed if we have and over or under inflated sense of self? Can relationships occur between non equals? Is a relationship merely an ideal arrangement satisfying two persons' sense of equality?

2. I think you are re-stateing the principle that productivity is good. I agree that we should maximize our labor towards its end.

3. Here you are getting closer to the heart of the matter. The question is: to what end should our labor be? You have offered a naked glimpse into what you think is "good." I appreciate that.

4. Are you really such a strong believer in Abraham Maslow that you direct all your efforts towards an idea contained in his thought? Does a graphical representation of his hierarchy really motivate you in your darkest hours?
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>>10089425
Nice to have some appreciation around here.

As much as I’d love to answer all of these questions right now, a girl gets busy sometimes. Thank you for all of these questions though, they’re the most intellectually stimulating I’ve had in ages and it’s good to get the old cogs turning again. If you’d like, you can add me on discord amoeba#8063 (throwaway account that I can use to add you on my real one) and I’ll continue to answer your questions, but for now I sadly may not be able to for an indefinite period of time.

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are they fucking?

come on
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bump.

sabrina pasterski and andrew strominger
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I thought this thread was ironic and made of people who care about this
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>>10089071
They are kinda leaning towards each other.
His glasses are a little messed up which indicates he was shagging recently.
His button on his jeans seems to be undone/defective due to the numerous vigorous attempts to gain access to his junk.
He is the only guy with onions face/sandals too.
I'd like to point out that Sabrina is the only woman wearing heels and showing cleavage along with her strange armpit anomaly.
Also, what is up with all of the suspenders?

I don't really care if they are fugging or not. As long as the only cute girl in the photo isn't taken, there is still hope.

She is definitely tsundere (pic related)
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>>10089207
>Also, what is up with all of the suspenders?
They keep your pants up, kind of like a belt.

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Ok so please explain why people always talk about terraforming mars right but how could we ever get a atmosphere at all if mars doesnt even have a magnetic field, wouldnt any resemblance of a thiccc atmosphere just get blow away by solar winds?
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>>10088210
>terraforming mars

laughable
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>>10088255
And what is the source of this artificial atmosphere and how does it get to Mars and at what rate?
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>>10088528
What is the method of propulsion for these nanobots?
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>>10089246
Radiation pressure, controlled by an ability to change the shape of their reflective skin. With advanced AI the swarm could coordinate and figure out the most effficient route to their destination. It wouldn't be quick but it might work.
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>>10088230
How does anyone plan to go about generating said magnetic field on Mars without a monumental source of liquid metals to convect?
People always have ideas but they usually are really impractical. Sure, we could create a big zipline across the Atlantic to supply our Redcoats with food from the homeland, but isn't using ships much more practical?

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>>10089317
>Jane Street is a quantitative trading firm and liquidity provider with a unique focus on technology and collaborative problem solving.
Fuck that, trading firms are boring slave work for peons whose biggest accomplishment will be to make some rich people slightly richer. I'd rather go work for Terrence Howard and usurp his Terryology as a means of teaching the general public about Tropical Geometry.

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Hey /sci/,

thoughts on the lead article of this year’s issue 5 of the American Psychologist (the American Psychological Association’s flagship journal)? Here’s the crux of the abstract:

>The evidence provides cumulative support for the reality of psi, which cannot be readily explained away by the quality of the studies, fraud, selective reporting, experimental or analytical incompetence, or other frequent criticisms. The evidence for psi is comparable to that for established phenomena in psychology and other disciplines, although there is no consensual understanding of them.

Cardeña, E. (2018). The experimental evidence for parapsychological phenomena: A review. American Psychologist, 73(5), 663-677. — dx.doi.org/10.1037/amp0000236 (if anyone has trouble accessing this via Sci Hub I can upload the PDF on demand)


Personally, I’m pumped that the mainstream is finally recognizing the veritable mountain ranges of evidence that anyone within the field has been aware of for decades. Guess the scientific method does facilitate paradigm shifts eventually, even if it’s at a snail’s pace.
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>>10088589
i just started reading his book (conscious universe) and i must say a lot of this stuff makes unironical sense. I was a frequent mocker of all that paranormal shit, but it's hard for me to mock that
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>>10089326
Glad to hear it, anon. Have you ever watched the talk that I linked to earlier? If not, here it is again:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw_O9Qiwqew

Maybe it will help you understand why psi is as taboo as it is and where your disbelief might have originated from.
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>>10089326
theories of a conscious universe go pretty far back fyi, it can make quite a lot of sense but most modern theories are less sophisticated versions of existing philosophies
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Amazing thread
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>>10089326
Read his latest one yet? He’s got some serious recommendations for that one (including two positive reviews by Nobel laureates, one in physics and one in chemistry).

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A Genetic Hypothesis Of Feminism.

https://file.bestmx.net/ee/web/feminism.pdf
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>>10089413
>t's only sex if you have penis
pretty much. you'll come around when you grow up
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>>10089251
>this thread gaining traction

the absolute state of /sci
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>>10089415
Sorry but actually it's only sex if you DON'T have penis. Men are literally incapable of having sex. Seems like you have some growing up to do
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>>10089417
Well, what do you expect if cocksuckers like yourself are probably not even saging?
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>>10089370 this is a recurrent pattern with all females: total refusal to talk about OBJECTIVE things. females simply can not understand how is it possible to be interested in anything that is not subjective, not immediately related to profit of some sort. furthermore, female world is purely subjective, what appears a refusal or misunderstanding is simply AN ABSENCE of the entire concept of objectivity. "Non partisan opinion? What?! What is that?!" A female automatically dismisses a non-partisan opinion exactly because it is non-partisan! A female is not interested in a judgement if the judge has no interest in her case! remember that well!

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How do you get published as an undergrad?
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>>10088710
came here to post this
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>>10088710
>don't listen to spwp
The OP isn't the first post.
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>>10088750
This.
If it’s a blind review no one knows you aren’t a Harvard professor.
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>>10088698
Pay to publish journals.
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>>10088710
unironically this

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Do I need to be good at Calculus to take an introductory undergrad course on econometrics?
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>>10089389
How the fuck did you graduate middle school and not be good at calculus? What third world country do you go to?
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>>10089389
>>10089406

PSH yeah OP what third world country do you attend? *visibly sweating*

How do you deal with the knowledge of your own mortality? Does /sci/ live in total denial or constant existential dread?
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>>10086409

acceptance you bitch

two choices:

1)youre a pational being: then youll accept that passions have beggining climax and end, such is life, you would get bored eventually anyway and wish to die

2)youre a logical person: then you understand that its just a quesdtion of mere logic
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>>10088888
Nice quints, anon.
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>>10086409
life is shit anyways
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>>10087780
I actually always thought the opposite, everyone on /sci/ thought it's impossible. I worded that post poorly, sorry
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>>10087517
Imagination of something =/= existance of something.

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Due to the nature of the education system in my country, I haven't had any STEM classed since 9th grade. I'm 21 now and can barely remember anything beyond a 5th grade level. I'm tired of feeling like a retard, where do I start on how to improve myself? I don't think I'm necessarily dumb, I'm at the top of my classes at university in my History degree (which isn't a high bar to set, I know), I just don't like being scientifically illiterate.
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>>10087215
Please no. This is too autistic. If you can't explain difficult concepts in a simple way than you shouldn't teach.
Books should be classified in how good they are by the their content but written as if you are trying to explain it to a total brainlet.
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>>10087707
You can't do that at the graduate level which most of those books are.
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>>10087348
Yahweh is Yahweh and not LORD.
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>>10084904
>>10087215

Can someone explain to a brainlet like me the different audiences for these two lists?
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>>10089228
First list is high school grad level. Second one is 4th year undergrad / graduate level.

American brainlets tend to associate magical propreties to this material ability to protect Abrams tanks.


In reality

>It s less effective than tungsten
>Used because it s much much cheaper
>More difficult to machine than tungsten
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>>10089360
Source for claims?
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>>10089380
The periodic table
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>>10089380
Also the reason why neither France nor Russia uses it




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