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1. ## Capital punishment, is it justice?

I find that a proportional response to violence is often the best course of action. I alway told my children to walk away if possible but they should not stand for being abused by another. It's always going to be a judgement call, and things can turn out badly, but unfortunately the world is not a fair place and it is important that we look out for our own best interests.
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3. ## Square root and power of a negative number

Every number (except 0) has two square roots. Using the convention (ignore negative root) leads to these kinds of problems. l
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4. ## dark matter and dark energy

Yes, and there’s a way to calculate the effects (which is not just flinging crap at the wall to see if anything sticks) It’s also electromagnetic, not gravitational, so you wouldn’t have the right boundary condition to make a Casimir-type interaction. Inefficiency is one thing, but conservation of properties is quite another; they involve symmetries and you have to show the symmetry being broken
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5. ## Capital punishment, is it justice?

Do you mean "some kind of justice"? Perfect justice? Come on.
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6. ## Capital punishment, is it justice?

Depends on how justice is being defined, but one things for sure: Such an approach is a self-reinforcing downward spiral. This type of path leads to mutually assured destruction. At some point, someone must be mature and wise enough to choose to end the cycle, to say enough is enough, not retaliate, and walk away for not only the greater good, but also for their own mental well-being.
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7. ## What generates idle heat in CPUs?

You cannot have a CPU "just connected to the power", and not connected to anything else. It is the most basic rule of logic circuitry that all connections (inputs, outputs, control terminals) must be conncted to something. If you do not do so then the conditions at the terminals will be indeterminate (not much use in a logic circuit) and may lead to damaging electrical runaway conditons. In fact a CPU has several power supplies, and the power supply itself which provides these is a sophisticated system that brings the power up gradually in the correct order, and after the already mentioned clock signal and other connections are available. Programs are not loaded into the CPU. They are loaded into a memory array. The CPU has what is known as in instruction set. This is basically a map of the outputs generated by possible combinations of inputs. Not all possibilities are used. When all the power and connections are available the CPU is designed to enter a standard state and load whatever is found/presented at the 'input' terminals by the external circuitry.
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