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Old December 14 2011, 12:44 PM   #196
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Re: Talk of Bryan Singer's BSG project resurfaces

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We moved on from 9/11 because 0.00005% of the population was killed and a few buildings destroyed. We would not be able to move on
Yes...and having been in that situation, you can state this as an absolute fact, can you?
At least he can state it with high certainty.
No. He can't. He is taking a completely hypothetical scenario and stating his opinion about it, nothing more.

He can be completely certain about his opinion, but he cannot even begin to elevate it to the level of fact, or even anything like likelyhood. It is a complete opinion and guess.
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