Here's another request for assistance in a battle that looks like it's already
lost.  I unfortunately don't have the time to adequately answer all of the
misleading (a few are downright false) claims here.  Anyone is welcome to throw
in response to specific items.  Please, though, let's not have several reposts
of the entire presentation just to answer one line.  Of particular value are
quantified empirical evidence.

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