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Postby Bagheera » Fri Sep 18, 2015 5:21 am

Sad truth:

http://forum.rpg.net/showthread.php?765990-Muslim-teen-arrested-for-taking-homemade-clock-to-school-post-73-update-no-charges-filed&p=19394250#post19394250
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Postby pwhodges » Fri Sep 18, 2015 5:35 am

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Postby Bagheera » Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:43 am

Ah, thanks; sorry, forgot about the login requirement.
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Postby pwhodges » Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:46 am

"Being human, having your health; that's what's important." (from: Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi )
"As long as we're all living, and as long as we're all having fun, that should do it, right?" (from: The Eccentric Family )
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Postby Gob Hobblin » Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:46 am

Richard Dawkins takes on the Texas Clock Kid. Suggests kid's arrest was a conspiracy on part of the kid. Film at eleven.

What a swell guy!
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Postby Sailor Star Dust » Sun Sep 20, 2015 12:19 pm

Wow. I'm 90% sure Obama (well, his people) tweeted the White House invite ("Cool clock, you should bring it over sometime") before the whole mess started, too.

Honestly, what do people (This clock business has nothing to do with Dawkins' viewpoints, either, so WTF?) think acting like overall jerks and discouraging teenagers from learning is going to accomplish?! :um-no:
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Postby BobBQ » Sun Sep 20, 2015 12:42 pm

Not enormously surprised. Dawkins has something of a history of cringeworthy statements.

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Postby Sailor Star Dust » Sun Sep 20, 2015 2:34 pm

Oh, for sure. But IMO he comes across as a huge jerk (is that really the image he wants to give off, as a man of science?) because of such.
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Postby Bagheera » Sun Sep 20, 2015 2:43 pm

Oh, gods. I am a biologist by training, and an atheist, and a man of science in general, and every time this moron opens his mouth all I can do is sigh. We don't need you making atheists, intellectuals, and scientists looking worse than we already do, Dick. Put a sock in it already and stick with what you're good at. And here's a hint: that ain't social commentary.
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Postby Mr. Tines » Mon Sep 21, 2015 1:45 am

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Postby Rosenakahara » Mon Sep 21, 2015 4:18 am

More on the cheaters hack

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Frankly i have little sympathy for these people even after hearing this, either go for an open relationship, leave them or learn to deal with the damn consequences of your actions when you inevitably get found out betraying your partners trust.
And this is coming from someone who has attempted suicide at one point in their life so don't talk to me about being more sensitive to this stuff.


And this:
Our prime minister ladies and gentlemen.
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Postby Bagheera » Mon Sep 21, 2015 8:18 am

You do realize that many of those affected are single, right? Or people involved in open relationships who aren’t cheating at all? I recall one case (perhaps mentioned here? Can’t recall) of a guy from Saudi Arabia who used it to meet people while he was working abroad. And of course, since he was gay secrecy was very important to him, what with homosexuality being a capital crime in Saudi Arabia and all. So when the leaks came out he had to flee the country and get an emergency visa to stay in the U.S. lest he be executed by his own government. But I’m sure he totally had it coming, right?

There’s nothing ethical about these leaks. That’s just a bullshit excuse to indulge in mayhem at others’ expense. It’s fine to say you have no sympathy, but my question is this: what business is it of ours, anyway?
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I hate myself. But maybe I can learn to love myself. Maybe it's okay for me to be here! That's right! I'm me, nothing more, nothing less! I'm me. I want to be me! I want to be here! And it's okay for me to be here! -- Shinji Ikari, Neon Genesis Evangelion
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Postby Stryker » Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:04 pm

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Postby Rosenakahara » Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:00 pm

If your entire worth is based on sex then that's just sad.
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Postby Ray » Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:30 pm

If everyone gets non-consequential sex whenever they want, then people will stop seeking out partners to procreate with. Eventually the population will age, and then collapse.

and then where will we be people!? Extinct thats what we'll be!
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Postby Nuclear Lunchbox » Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:34 pm

S' pretty dumb, I concur. Sex bots are going to happen, opposition or no. Porn (and sex, of course) drive everything in some capacity.

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Postby Rosenakahara » Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:37 pm

View Original PostRay wrote:If everyone gets non-consequential sex whenever they want, then people will stop seeking out partners to procreate with. Eventually the population will age, and then collapse.

and then where will we be people!? Extinct thats what we'll be!

If we die because people are too lazy to seek proper partners and actual relationships then humans deserve to be extinct, frankly i couldn't care less as i will be long dead by then but i think you are overestimating the effects these things will have.

Besides if i was a genius with robotics one of the first things i would do with these new models is try to give them a sense of self, see if i could replicate a "soul" not for any reason, just simply because i could as the concept of a robot turned human has always interested me.
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