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Forum: Lounge 2021-10-19, 15:54
Replies: 1,732
Views: 93,328
Posted By slandrum
never Novae explode, visualize each reaction...

never

Novae explode, visualize each reaction

novae
Forum: Puzzles 2021-10-16, 23:04
Replies: 43
Views: 1,502
Posted By slandrum
The acronyms I've most commonly seen for this are...

The acronyms I've most commonly seen for this are WAG or SWAG - (stupid/silly) wild *ssed guess.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 22:53
Replies: 199
Views: 4,792
Posted By slandrum
I'm well aware of your forecasting - only...

I'm well aware of your forecasting - only tangentially relevant to the work that's actually being done. You also suffered a credibility hit when you came in with your first predictions that were not...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 21:29
Replies: 199
Views: 4,792
Posted By slandrum
But few that post prolifically in them that are...

But few that post prolifically in them that are not also actively participating in the activities that this forum is centered around.

Your "I might participate some day" doesn't really rate as a...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 21:18
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By slandrum
It's hard to provide a direct answer to the...

It's hard to provide a direct answer to the original question. I'm not certain that humans are actually important in the universe (we want to think we are, of course). So I'm uncertain that any...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 20:26
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By slandrum
I don't think this is actually a good place to...

I don't think this is actually a good place to leave it.

While I think the attacks on the US on 9/11/2001 were evil, I think that's a relatively small evil on the scale of things. Even though it...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 19:46
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By slandrum
I don't believe in evil in exactly the way you...

I don't believe in evil in exactly the way you refer to.

Do I think the pain and loss and suffering was evil? No.

Do I think the acts that led to it (specifically the attacks on the US)...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 19:14
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By slandrum
It seems to me that it's you playing the fool...

It seems to me that it's you playing the fool confusing the date with things that happened on that day 20 years ago.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 19:05
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By slandrum
No. No date is evil. The attacks on the US...

No. No date is evil.

The attacks on the US performed that day in 2001 were definitely seen as evil by most of the world, but not by everyone obviously. Some thought it was their holy duty.
...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 18:15
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By slandrum
And those are specific circumstances. They are...

And those are specific circumstances. They are not the generalizations that you originally stated. You can point to specific acts like this and say "This is evil" and not get an argument from many...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-10-16, 18:10
Replies: 43
Views: 1,502
Posted By slandrum
Wouldn't that be PIDOOMA?

Wouldn't that be PIDOOMA?
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 17:56
Replies: 199
Views: 4,792
Posted By slandrum
This is not your forum, yet you seem to think you...

This is not your forum, yet you seem to think you should own the place. You bring a lot of noise that's not relevant to the purpose of the site. I'm not surprised that to tolerate it the moderators...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 17:42
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By slandrum
Loss, pain and suffering are not evil. They are...

Loss, pain and suffering are not evil. They are what they are. For humans, they are essential. We cannot grow and develop without them.

Some would argue that causing loss, pain or suffering is...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 17:19
Replies: 199
Views: 4,792
Posted By slandrum
I don't agree that this can be said with...

I don't agree that this can be said with confidence, that's ascribing a motivation to people that can't be asked.

But even if it's true - creating something for a god does not mean that god...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 03:20
Replies: 55
Views: 877
Posted By slandrum
The same things about intelligence apply to life...

The same things about intelligence apply to life in general.

Life is a very destructive force. It consumes and ravages. It changes things without regard to the consequences.

Life is also a...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 02:06
Replies: 52
Views: 748
Posted By slandrum
Life is probably an accident that serves no...

Life is probably an accident that serves no specific purpose.
It will inevitably end, so "Enjoy the ride".
Or not, as you choose.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-12, 21:37
Replies: 52
Views: 748
Posted By slandrum
That's easy. 0.00000000000000000....

That's easy. 0.00000000000000000....
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-12, 19:39
Replies: 52
Views: 748
Posted By slandrum
Probably not. But the narcissism in us likes to...

Probably not. But the narcissism in us likes to think we do.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-10-12, 17:57
Replies: 26
Views: 1,607
Posted By slandrum
Such as the existence of an all-powerful god...

Such as the existence of an all-powerful god which leads immediate contradictions?
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-11, 15:07
Replies: 251
Views: 32,560
Posted By slandrum
And in many states in the US it's no longer...

And in many states in the US it's no longer called Columbus day. For instance in California it is indigenous People's day.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-10, 19:50
Replies: 326
Views: 43,718
Posted By slandrum
fascist From armed society, casualties...

fascist

From armed society, casualties inevitably start tallying

society
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-10, 03:48
Replies: 2,116
Views: 106,796
Posted By slandrum
attend(s?) Attention to the every necessary...

attend(s?)

Attention to the every necessary detail (seven?)

detail
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-10-09, 23:09
Replies: 343
Views: 31,086
Posted By slandrum
I've had assignments stall periodically when I...

I've had assignments stall periodically when I lose access to some resources for a period of time (for instance while travelling on vacation) and I've had assignments poached that would have finished...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-09, 22:47
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By slandrum
Or you could just do "whatever Gimps thinks is...

Or you could just do "whatever Gimps thinks is appropriate" and let the server decide what you do.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-09, 22:45
Replies: 2,116
Views: 106,796
Posted By slandrum
upshot unsavory pirates stash hoards of...

upshot

unsavory pirates stash hoards of treasure

hoards
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