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Anyone with claims that defy thermodynamics are automatically under extreme suspicion. Incredible claims require extraordinary proof.
This is how I feel as well. If it really was as good as he claims it was we would have heard about it by now. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
    
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I don't really believe it.

If it were true, this guy is pretty selfish. The safety implications should have been enough for him to license it. He just didnt want people to reverse engineer it because he would be out some money. But not before he and his family were millionaire. Greedy imo.
    
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I don't really believe it.

If it were true, this guy is pretty selfish. The safety implications should have been enough for him to license it. He just didnt want people to reverse engineer it because he would be out some money. But not before he and his family were millionaire. Greedy imo.
Just like every other business man and corporation.
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Incredible. I hope Starlite is what Ward says it is, and what it seems to be, and it's used for the benefit of humanity.
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Now that he's dead can we start using this stuff now?
His immediate family knows the ingredients. Now it all depends on if they will license, patent, or share it.
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...but can it run Crysis?
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I don't really believe it.

If it were true, this guy is pretty selfish. The safety implications should have been enough for him to license it. He just didnt want people to reverse engineer it because he would be out some money. But not before he and his family were millionaire. Greedy imo.
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Just like every other business man and corporation.

Seriously, you guys sound ridiculous. He invented something and doesn't want to sell it for cheaper than he values it so he's greedy? Now all of a sudden every corporation and business man is greedy? How about you go spend your life inventing something like this and then sell it for less than you think it's worth. This product could literally revolutionize warfare, space travel, and so much more. I think you're greedy for wanting to use the product without paying for it.
    
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Just like every other business man and corporation.
Exactly. When people start doing things for the greater good and not because they want money, then society can advance.
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This could be used to play with fire safely
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and time travel was invented 25 years ago.
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