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by vision
Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: another angry white nationalist with a gun
Replies: 21
Views: 193

Re: another angry white nationalist with a gun

Got any real solutions or your intellect too limited by the PC talking points you are fed and the regurgitate? If I'm not mistaken, Slick has repeatedly advocated for sensible regulations, none of which exist today. Without a legal framework addressing guns and mental illness the FBI can't do anyth...
by vision
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: The Russia collusion...
Replies: 20
Views: 242

Re: The Russia collusion...

Burlyman wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:55 pm
Should we really trust the FBI to investigate anything?
Come up with a better suggestion.
by vision
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Democrat donor and...
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: Democrat donor and...

I swear be must get paid by a misinformation machine. No one can be this willingly ignorant.
by vision
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Who said these "xenophobic" things?
Replies: 11
Views: 191

Re: Who said these "xenophobic" things?

ThunderBunny with another strawman post. Yawn.
by vision
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: PTMC Gallery
Topic: Descent Community Album 2
Replies: 84
Views: 14890

Re: Descent Community Album 2

I'll see if I can get something to you in the next few weeks.
by vision
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Doomed to failure?
Replies: 12
Views: 186

Re: Doomed to failure?

We already have huge amounts of data concerning giving people a minimum income within the welfare system. That data is not really applicable because it's not a controlled pool. Mincome studies need a representative sample population that accounts for specific variables. Also, welfare is not the sam...
by vision
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: PTMC Gallery
Topic: The Last Word -- New concept album!
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: The Last Word -- New concept album!

What community album?
by vision
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Doomed to failure?
Replies: 12
Views: 186

Re: Doomed to failure?

I think you are conflating mincome with a workless economy. Mincome is a social program that will exist within an economy. It's effects are calculable, thus the need for these experimental programs. It's not known what the effects are. A workless economy will include mincome, but that's a different ...
by vision
Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Doomed to failure?
Replies: 12
Views: 186

Re: Doomed to failure?

I’m not saying you can’t glean information from the study, but it’s a little like studying how a wound heals while the rest of the body is still healthy. But this is exactly how medicine works. By studying wounds we are now able to do amazing things like cure diseases, set broken bones, remove tumo...
by vision
Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Doomed to failure?
Replies: 12
Views: 186

Re: Doomed to failure?

Spidey wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:23 pm
A small sampling cannot foresee how things will turnout when the entire system has to change.
Not true at all. You can use the data to make predictions, then test those predictions is different experiments, and so on until you have a good model to develop policy from. lern2science.
by vision
Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: The EVIL USA and its overcrowded prisons!
Replies: 15
Views: 185

Re: The EVIL USA and its overcrowded prisons!

Nightshade wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:42 pm
Lock 'em in a room with all the drugs they want and just wait for them to end themselves. That's how angry they make me.
Not only are you ignorant, you seem to have some emotional problems too.
by vision
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: The Russia collusion...
Replies: 20
Views: 242

Re: The Russia collusion...

Woody is super triggered this week. I haven't been following the news. What got his panties in a bunch?
by vision
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Forever "lost..."
Replies: 6
Views: 147

Re: Forever "lost..."

Hilary lost. No one cares about her unless they are mentally ill. If we didn't prosecute Bush for war crime there is no hope in Hell that Clinton will go to trial for anything.
by vision
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Overload
Topic: Multiplayer coming sooner than expected
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Re: Multiplayer coming sooner than expected

I was pretty stoked when I saw that. I hope I can get in on some MP action.
by vision
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Call your congressmen...
Replies: 28
Views: 429

Re: Call your congressmen...

LightWolf wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:52 pm
It was on Fox;
LOL
by vision
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: The wages of unchecked...
Replies: 11
Views: 179

Re: The wages of unchecked...

Nightshade wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:54 am
Sweden's "Vulnerable Areas" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vulnerable_area
Did you actually read that page? Because I don't think you understand what it says.
by vision
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: The wages of unchecked...
Replies: 11
Views: 179

Re: The wages of unchecked...

Nightshade wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:46 pm
One wonders where the majority of these "gang members" come from.
I don't. You might be surprised: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organized_crime_in_Sweden
by vision
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Pay close attention slick...TG and other whities..
Replies: 25
Views: 344

Re: Pay close attention slick...TG and other whities..

Nightshade wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:39 pm
...you're white. You're racist by default.
That's not actually what your chart claims.
by vision
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: a bit of analysis
Replies: 33
Views: 605

Re: a bit of analysis

Vander wrote:
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:28 pm
I for one believe societal worth should be judged by Descent skill.
I can cold start every level in D1 on insane and get through most of them without much effort. This should get me into the Senate, right?
by vision
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Bye bye old California...
Replies: 8
Views: 128

Re: Bye bye old California...

Also of note, as someone who allegedly lives in one of New California's counties based on the map of secession, no one has notified me or anyone I know! Haha... What do I do with my tax forms?
by vision
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Bye bye old California...
Replies: 8
Views: 128

Re: Bye bye old California...

As a resident of California, this is the ridiculous. "New California" is a political fundraising organization (likely conservative) disguised as a 501c4. It basically exists to funnel money out of the hands of suckers.
by vision
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: I haven't said Hi in a while.
Replies: 2
Views: 267

Re: I haven't said Hi in a while.

post some of your music.
by vision
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: a bit of analysis
Replies: 33
Views: 605

Re: a bit of analysis

Spidey wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:45 pm
(not yet anyway, someday...sure)
As someone who works in research, the end of work for a lot of people is closer than you think.
by vision
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: SJWs
Replies: 27
Views: 639

Re: SJWs

Xfing wrote:
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:54 am
...but let's not pretend they don't exist.
SJWs are a self-correcting problem. There are countless instances of them being called out publicly and once you are outed as an SJW no one takes what you say seriously. Hysteria about SJWs is completely unwarranted.
by vision
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: SJWs
Replies: 27
Views: 639

Re: SJWs

Ferno wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:13 pm
...then it's clear I don't belong on this board.
Bye. Go be irrational and hysterical about imaginary dangers somewhere else. Bring ThunderBunny with you.
by vision
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: How's your weather?/General weather discussion thread [Intended potentially for running discussion!]
Replies: 15
Views: 484

Re: How's your weather?/General weather discussion thread

Southern California here. It's too hot. Much warmer than any January I remember.
by vision
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Give me your tired, your poor...
Replies: 6
Views: 92

Re: Give me your tired, your poor...

Here is an interesting comment on Reddit from a random user that explains why it's worse than it seems.
by vision
Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Global warming?
Replies: 27
Views: 362

Re: Global warming?

Even though it doesn't make the claim, I interpreted this article as potential good news on climate change (which is rare). It's about a refined model for clouds.
by vision
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Amazingly true sign...
Replies: 21
Views: 291

Re: Amazingly true sign...

Spidey wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:50 pm
LOL, as I have stated many many times it was the people with plenty of expendable income that started the trend towards cheap stuff.
Citation needed.
by vision
Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Amazingly true sign...
Replies: 21
Views: 291

Re: Amazingly true sign...

It’s the demand for cheap goods that creates the demand for cheap labor, it’s the person who is always looking for a bargain that devalues your labor. Maybe if wages would keep up with productivity gains people could stop buying the cheapest stuff? You know how much my the average person's diet cha...
by vision
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Amazingly true sign...
Replies: 21
Views: 291

Re: Amazingly true sign...

You simply fail to realize that it's big business that lobbies for weak immigration laws and weak prosecution. It's got nothing to do with liberals or conservatives. Big business keeps the door open because we live in an dystopian capitalistic society. Cheap labor is all the people who run this coun...
by vision
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Amazingly true sign...
Replies: 21
Views: 291

Re: Amazingly true sign...

I'm cool with giving free stuff to the low wage immigrants cleaning the bathrooms on my campus. They work hard.
by vision
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Image Dump MEGATHREAD.
Replies: 338
Views: 10932

Re: Image Dump MEGATHREAD.

As a California resident, this is hogwash. Also, there are a LOT of Republicans holding office here and the "liberals" aren't all that liberal except for a few pockets in the state.
by vision
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Cryptocurrency?
Replies: 2
Views: 210

Re: Cryptocurrency?

if you wanted to be in on bitcoin and get something from it, that was in 2008 when it came out and was worth fractions of a cent per coin, not the $15,000-20,000 it is worth today. Yup. Guy I know was trying to get me into Bitcoins back in 2009-ish. Not only did I not have hardware strong enough to...
by vision
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Hate group tracks religious language...
Replies: 30
Views: 560

Re: Hate group tracks religious language...

Good point Krom! There are actually a few ideas in the Trump administration I'm on board with, but even those have been distorted (for better or worse) once they reach the Legislative Branch. I still contend that America's biggest problem is our bought-for Legislative Branch, though the current Exec...
by vision
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Hate group tracks religious language...
Replies: 30
Views: 560

Re: Hate group tracks religious language...

Nightshade wrote:
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:03 pm
There's a huge list of both, but I'm not going to go over everything. :P
So, now you know how most of us felt about Obama. Did some good stuff, always followed by something that made me say "what the fk are you doing?!"
by vision
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Donald Trump will...
Replies: 4
Views: 132

Re: Donald Trump will...

So full of hate and vitriol. I would suggest getting a puppy to help soften your heart but you're probably the kind of person that kicks dogs.
by vision
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: If you bitch about "millennials"...
Replies: 31
Views: 739

Re: If you bitch about "millennials"...

Xfing wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:08 am
Still, seems like it's the kids born after like 2000 that think everything should and will be given to them with no effort on their part, though that too is a generalization of course.
I've never seen evidence of this.
by vision
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Hate group tracks religious language...
Replies: 30
Views: 560

Re: Hate group tracks religious language...

Jesus, you lack self awareness...
by vision
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Bump Stocks
Replies: 34
Views: 804

Re: Bump Stocks

Death is death, whether accidental or intentional. What's the difference? Are you serious? You don't think culturally we should differentiate between murder and other ways to die? Keeping people safe from harm, whether from accidents, sickness, or malice requires different types of solutions. Are y...