Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-866-244-8796 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Outdoor Speaker Placement

Speaker Placement: Unusual Room Layouts and Elevating Speakers

Positioning Floorstanding Speakers

Wall'O'Fame
Greetings fellow Axiom owners...
HG Rosewoods Part 3
Who's Online
2 registered (Strider53, tomtuttle), 89 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13295 Members
11 Forums
22826 Topics
403233 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17741
pmbuko 16258
SirQuack 13318
CV 11140
MarkSJohnson 10832
Meanwhile On Facebook

A very fond farewell party last night . . . we miss you Noreen!

Hope everyone's got their summer favourite playlists cued up for the weekend! W...

(y) Love this customer review of the M2s! "the first time listening to my new a...

These LFR1100 speakers in custom Eggshell White are on their way to Taiwan (yes,...

Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#344838 - 04/11/11 06:07 PM Storm: the animated movie
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16258
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
Tim Minchin is a genius. His awesome poem "Storm" has been put to an amazing animation.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhGuXCuDb1U&feature=player_embedded
_________________________
"I wish I had documented more…" said nobody on their death bed, ever.

Top
#344841 - 04/11/11 06:55 PM Re: Storm: the animated movie [Re: pmbuko]
CatBrat Offline
axiomite

Registered: 08/05/09
Posts: 5798
Loc: Some random location
I'm glad I wasn't brainwashed by science. (Waiting for the rocks being thrown....)

Top
#344842 - 04/11/11 07:22 PM Re: Storm: the animated movie [Re: CatBrat]
Ken.C Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 17741
Loc: NoVA
Pretty cool.
_________________________
I didn't do it, no one saw me, you can't prove anything.

Top
#344843 - 04/11/11 07:24 PM Re: Storm: the animated movie [Re: Ken.C]
MarkSJohnson Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 10832
Loc: Central NH
I liked it too.
_________________________
::::::: No disrespect to Axiom, but my favorite woofer is my yellow lab :::::::

Top
#344845 - 04/11/11 08:38 PM Re: Storm: the animated movie [Re: MarkSJohnson]
CatBrat Offline
axiomite

Registered: 08/05/09
Posts: 5798
Loc: Some random location
Bad definition of faith, though. He portrayed faith as belief in something without proof. Not true at all. When you drive your car to work you 'trust' that it will get you there (most of the time, if not all of the time). Faith = trust is about the best analogy I know of. Science has the faith/trust that certain inputs will always produce certain outputs based on past experience and known physical laws.

Other than stuff like that, it was entertaining.

Another definition: Faith is belief in something because of the evidence of things unseen. Which, there's bound to be some of these things in science also.


Edited by CatBrat (04/11/11 08:41 PM)

Top
#344850 - 04/11/11 09:23 PM Re: Storm: the animated movie [Re: CatBrat]
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16258
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
Evidence of things unseen? What do you mean by "things unseen"? If you mean "things that cannot be observed, measured, or otherwise quantified", then no. Since Science is a process/methodology that increases and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the world, it by definition has nothing to do with "things unseen".

Science, itself, has no requirement of faith or trust. Its practitioners, being human, regularly do imbue it with such qualities.
_________________________
"I wish I had documented more…" said nobody on their death bed, ever.

Top
#344851 - 04/11/11 09:30 PM Re: Storm: the animated movie [Re: pmbuko]
CatBrat Offline
axiomite

Registered: 08/05/09
Posts: 5798
Loc: Some random location
What about black holes?

Top
#344861 - 04/11/11 11:44 PM Re: Storm: the animated movie [Re: CatBrat]
ClubNeon Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 02/06/09
Posts: 3448
Loc: Western Maryland, USA
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badast...hubble-picture/

Black holes are "unseen" the same way the wind is. Just because you can't see it, doesn't mean you can't observer its effects on the things around it. And falls fully under the definition Peter provided above.
_________________________
Pioneer VSX-1018AH-K, PDP-5020FD, DV-79AVi
Axiom M22s, VP150, QS8s
Sony PS3, surround backs
-Chris

Top



Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2014 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.