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by gd1
Mon May 13, 2019 11:44 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science fleeting thoughts
Replies: 381
Views: 59894

Re: Science fleeting thoughts

To reduce global warming we should cut back on our dependency on Euler's Method or at the very least any crude uses of it. I should wash my hands clean of this matter... ...I mean the matter I was handling... ...the physical matter that was in my hands... made of atoms... ... I'm washing my hands in...
by gd1
Sun May 12, 2019 5:46 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 894573

Re: Trump presidency

Are you claiming that my noodle crack isn't healthy?

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by gd1
Mon May 06, 2019 2:27 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science fleeting thoughts
Replies: 381
Views: 59894

Re: Science fleeting thoughts

Alright, but can we at least talk about how Schwarz's child Radius might be taking toys from the other children? I'm not even sure where the toys might be going?
by gd1
Sun May 05, 2019 12:15 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science fleeting thoughts
Replies: 381
Views: 59894

Re: Science fleeting thoughts

What is the Schwarzsadult radius?
by gd1
Thu May 02, 2019 4:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4644
Views: 726775

Re: The Darker Side of the News

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Laughter is the best medicine.
by gd1
Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4644
Views: 726775

Re: The Darker Side of the News

NJT, a Muslim extremist group claimed responsibility.

The Quran has this to say about it:
14:28
"Hast thou not turned thy vision to those who have changed the favour of Allah into blasphemy and caused their people to descend to the House of Perdition?-"
by gd1
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4644
Views: 726775

Re: The Darker Side of the News

I wonder if Trump will make camps for Muslims like they did for the Japanese in the US during wartime so I can get an internship?
by gd1
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Julian assange arrested
Replies: 21
Views: 3666

Re: Julian assange arrested

Well, he did let us know about dragnet surveillance in the United States. That's probably why he's being hounded so much. Maybe they want to make an example of him.
by gd1
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future
Replies: 132
Views: 15168

Re: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future

I'm not sure what exactly you wanted in citations, so here's some examples. Hopefully one of them is relevant to your request. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizens_United_v._FEC https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/03/oil-and-gas-industry-has-pumped-millions-into-re...
by gd1
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future
Replies: 132
Views: 15168

Re: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future

You can't say it's a fair race, when our choices are literally created by the the folk funding the candidates who will help them profit as they wish, and the most funding wins, ergo, the rich win. It's still the individual people registered for each party who vote in the primaries. Apathy is also w...
by gd1
Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future
Replies: 132
Views: 15168

Re: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future

I'm not sure what exactly you wanted in citations, so here's some examples. Hopefully one of them is relevant to your request. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizens_United_v._FEC https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/03/oil-and-gas-industry-has-pumped-millions-into-rep...
by gd1
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:02 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future
Replies: 132
Views: 15168

Re: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future

I'm tired of corporate corruption messing over everything. I'm going to do my part and vote for Bernie and hope it works. Don't know if it will, but I have to at least try.

Edit: removed second part, didn't seem good.
by gd1
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4644
Views: 726775

Re: The Darker Side of the News

https://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId=706482037 Trump is a huge magnet for news attention, for media attention, he's a really useful figure to give all these diverse movements something to coalesce around. Extremist ideologies have three major components. One is identity. ...
by gd1
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4644
Views: 726775

Re: The Darker Side of the News

C-4 shaped charge strapped to their head. Adding... Okay, yes, a lot of people would consider the C-4 shaped charge very unusual. But from a standpoint of cruelty it would be as close to absolutely painless as any execution could be. For a very simple reason expressed commonly in the phrase, “no br...
by gd1
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:09 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]
Replies: 1475
Views: 256174

Re: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]

Is it April 12th as Brexit or later?

How will Britain like its Brexit? Over easy, over hard, scrambled? Maybe substitute the Brexit for a toast?
by gd1
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:47 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4644
Views: 726775

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Carbon monoxide and a lot of it.
by gd1
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:20 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4644
Views: 726775

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Inmates don't have a right to a painless death in the US. The death penalty is terrible anyway, but this ruling emphasises how barbaric it is. If you've ever seen the excuses given for this they usually go something like: Their victims deaths weren't painless, why should theirs be? Other popular se...
by gd1
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2150
Views: 740923

Re: Something on Youtube

https://youtu.be/JPxoeJTnjCs
Video title: The worst thing I've ever done.
NOTE: contains cuss words with some frequency.
by gd1
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:02 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9990
Views: 2009526

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

A prototype that makes no sense: Pototrype or Pototripe. Cops and Robbers program #include <iostream> using namespace std; int main() { bool got_you; cout << "*!* *!*" << endl; got_you = true; cout << "The value stored in got_you is: " << got_you << endl; while(1) { If(got_you=tr...
by gd1
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 894573

Re: Trump presidency

I thought this Yahoo post seemed particularly representative of fear, not sure if it's a Russian bot or not though: J J 2 minutes ago @Ward that would be far better than the future the liberals want. Total government control over housing, food, jobs, having the population under the fist of the gover...
by gd1
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6978
Views: 1140860

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Again, non-sequitur. I was responding to Natraj's 3/21 actual statements, not Natraj's 3/26 intentions. That's quitur talk. Quiturs don't win. On topic: I feel like the police are supposed to be a deterrent to misbehavior by imposing a penalty after the fact at the least. Like seat belts they may n...
by gd1
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:12 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4644
Views: 726775

Re: The Darker Side of the News

I have to wonder how Israel can claim innocence when they do stuff like this: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-47399541 A commission of inquiry investigated the killing of 189 Palestinians between 30 March and 31 December 2018. It found reasonable grounds to believe that Israeli snipers sh...
by gd1
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:27 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 894573

Re: Trump presidency

Now that I think about it, the constitution may be working as intended. A good chunk of the American people, a chunk of the legislative branch, and some of the judicial branch are backing Trump's presidency. So unless the founding fathers wanted to impose a form of government that ignored that many ...
by gd1
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:22 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]
Replies: 1475
Views: 256174

Re: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]

Also an advisory referendum is legally nothing more than an opinion poll. It told the government that at that time, a tiny majority of people were in favour of leaving (or protest voting). They then used the idea people were in favour of leaving as a reason to leave. But if it's no longer true, the...
by gd1
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:14 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future
Replies: 132
Views: 15168

Re: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future

Beto has declared, but he looks weak. https://twitter.com/NateSilver538/status/1107298192046153729 Beto’s such a weird candidate, and the press coverage of him is also so weird (obsessive but currently quite cynical but also prone to big mood swings) that I think it’s probably best to stick to obje...
by gd1
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 894573

Re: Trump presidency

Of course he's not smart enough to do this on his own. That's why he kept getting instructions in face to face backdoor meetings with Putin. I think that's fundamentally misunderstanding what Russia gets out of this whole situation. Their interests are to discredit the US on the international stage...
by gd1
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 894573

Re: Trump presidency

Also, remember, Al Capone was not arrested for murder. So our legal system can be and has been gamed to ludicrous extents before. About Trump's inability to keep a lie... remember again what Cohen said: Trump does not directly ask you to lie. I think you don't give Trump enough credit. He may not be...
by gd1
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:03 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 894573

Re: Trump presidency

Of course he's not smart enough to do this on his own. That's why he kept getting instructions in face to face backdoor meetings with Putin. Trump's ridiculously well placed. He's famous, wealthy, a scumbag with an excellent talent for conning and PR, and nothing to lose in the US since no one wants...
by gd1
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6978
Views: 1140860

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Grop wrote:Apparently this thread features much mass per volume.


Critical mass will be achieved at 9001 posts. Though I'm not sure if this thread or the Trump one will get there first.
by gd1
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8717
Views: 894573

Re: Trump presidency

This is good news on the collusion part. He's still a colossal **** but at least he wasn't colluding with a hostile nation to win an election. I don't believe it for a second for three reasons: 1. Putin is KGB, there's no way he'd be sloppy enough for us to find a direct tie. Note how Cohen said th...
by gd1
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:48 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6978
Views: 1140860

Re: Police misbehavior thread

From my required business law intro class a while back (paraphrased): The purpose of the law is to reduce/limit revenge. Is this referring to "the law" (as a whole) or to a specific law under discussion. If the former, it still makes sense, as absent state law, people take the law into th...
by gd1
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6978
Views: 1140860

Re: Police misbehavior thread

I think taxes might have been meant to fix that? Could be wrong. Christianity has tithing. Judaism might have something? Other religions too? The one I know of is called Zakat, which is 2.5% of total wealth per year in charity. Some restrictions like a minimum income requirement and wealth used for ...
by gd1
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:43 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6978
Views: 1140860

Re: Police misbehavior thread

No, it is not. The function of the police is to enforce the law. To do that, they have the power to arrest. But having a power doesn't mean it's their purpose to use it. Jose From my required business law intro class a while back (paraphrased): The purpose of the law is to reduce/limit revenge.
by gd1
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:48 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6978
Views: 1140860

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Actually, I'd say that's probably from a lack of fear of accountability. I'm not sure what your standard is for "being fearful of god" is if priests don't fit that category. It's not they aren't fearful of accountability, it's they might not be fearful enough of accountability. Someone me...
by gd1
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:25 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]
Replies: 1475
Views: 256174

Re: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]

Thesh wrote:The sentence makes perfect sense to me: "March Today, March Tomorrow, March The Day After Tomorrow, March 25th"


Just not on the first day of April.
by gd1
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:03 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]
Replies: 1475
Views: 256174

Re: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]

Felstaff wrote:I'm going on the march tomorrow, if anyone wishes to join me (and at least, like, 47 others), PM me. You get to score 10 points on the 'meet-a-mod' scoreboard we have at the xkcd office.


It's March today too though?
by gd1
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:59 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6978
Views: 1140860

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Actually, I'd say that's probably from a lack of fear of accountability. I'm not sure what your standard is for "being fearful of god" is if priests don't fit that category. It's not they aren't fearful of accountability, it's they might not be fearful enough of accountability. Someone me...
by gd1
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6978
Views: 1140860

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Personally, I feel that you can't legislate morality, but if people fear going to hell as accountability they will police themselves. Though I have no way to prove that, I just feel that way. Uh, if you think people who are fearful of god are always moral, have I got bad news about the Catholic chu...
by gd1
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6978
Views: 1140860

Re: Police misbehavior thread

in fact i am saying that capitalism is inherently bad I'd say capitalism with no fear of accountability is bad. Personally, I feel that you can't legislate morality, but if people fear going to hell as accountability they will police themselves. Though I have no way to prove that, I just feel that ...
by gd1
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]
Replies: 1475
Views: 256174

Re: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]

Zohar wrote:Obviously the solution is to have a referendum on a 2nd referendum.


You'll need to have at least two certificates of authenticity on the results then.

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