Progressive Rep. Pramila Jayapal laughs at news coverage of migrant who raped NYC 13-year-old girl by P-38lightning in news

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Well, right, because it's funny. She was all like "Loop doop da doop, I'm a little New York girl" and then he was like RAPE RAPE RAPE RAPE

I mean, if you don't get it, you don't get it, I guess.

Before the attack, no one seems alarmed at all by this black woman walking around with giant knife in her hand. by DesertOfMirrors in whatever

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Most stores don't have any "security" beyond an unarmed and untrained loss protection officer whose job is to try to spot shoplifters.

I'm honestly not sure what would happen if I walked into Kroger holding a kitchen knife, but I think there's a pretty strong chance it would be nothing. People would just uncomfortably glance at me out of their peripheral vision while hoping I'd leave.

Whatever happened to the term "incel"? by jerryk in whatever

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Yeah, not exactly disagreeing, not exactly agreeing. It's an issue with a lot of moving parts.

We can all see what's happening in our media - our movies and shows and video games. If a character is white and male and shows any masculine traits at all, there's like a 90% chance he'll be portrayed as a piece of shit. Selfish and abusive and emotionally fragile and just bottomlessly dumb.

I don't know if you watch The Boys, but basically The Deep is the template for modern screenwriters to explain to men what they're like. We're all, apparently, The Deep.

And, yeah, a lot of men are getting fucking irritated by it.

National politics isn't really supposed to be about whether it sucks to have to see yet another version of The Deep on TV or in your video game, but... I think the number of people for whom that matters is surprisingly substantial.

Heidi Klum Heats Up 'Hot Ones' with Unplanned Strip-Down by Narinder in Entertainment

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Damn, for 51 years old she is still exceptionally hittable.

Whatever happened to the term "incel"? by jerryk in whatever

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Not really, no. I mean, look at the data. Twenty years ago, 91% off 18-25 year old men were sexually active. Today, about 65% of 18-25 year old men are sexually active.

That's a huge plunge, and a real social problem, but young guys who fuck still outnumber guys who don't by about 2 to 1. So this isn't about "everybody is an incel now." Even in this climate, my 17 year old nephew is banging his girlfriend on a daily basis. I know, because his mom buys him a new box of condoms every week.

That said, well, I think we all know that #metoo style fourth-wave feminism is really aggressive toward men and therefore really offensive to a lot of men.

Trump's numbers are rising sharply among young minority men, and I don't think it's because they like anything Trump has to say. It's just because they're so tired of women picking on them.

Does anyone trust CNN enough to believe they will not give Biden the questions ahead of the debate?? by GuyWhite in AskSaidIt

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Does it matter? I haven't seen a presidential debate in twenty years where anyone even attempted to answer any of the questions.

It's always just "Thank you for your words, Moderator. That was a good question. On an unrelated note, three minutes of prepared remarks"

Before the attack, no one seems alarmed at all by this black woman walking around with giant knife in her hand. by DesertOfMirrors in whatever

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Or maybe people are terrified of confronting people carrying a giant knife, because the first confronter is often the first stab victim.

Whatever happened to the term "incel"? by jerryk in whatever

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In the early 1990s, there was a Schwarzenegger action movie - True Lies, maybe? - where he's being chased by two people on snowmobiles and he says into his radio: "Let me just get rid of Beavis and Butthead back there."

And I was familiar with Beavis and Butthead, and the line hit me weird. I was like: wait - Beavis and Butthead are oblivious and crude and apathetic. The last thing they would do is chase a spy on a snowmobile. That line is wrong.

But then I realized that to broader society, "Beavis and Butthead" just meant "a couple of dumbasses."

Well, it's the same thing with the word "incel." It's a whole community with its own beliefs and slang and subtleties and nuances.

But when it hit the mainstream, it just turned into "a guy who sucks and can't get laid." And they don't even have to know whether you can get laid. So really it just meant "a guy who sucks."

And every piece of slang has its lifespan. We don't call a couple of idiots "Beavis and Butthead" anymore, because the reference is dated. And the incel stuff, well, it's possible it burned really hot and just burned itself out.

SPAIN: Gypsy Man Who Raped And Impregnated 12-Year-Old Girl Is Acquitted After Arguing That Adult-Child Sex Is Part Of His Culture by xoenix in WorldNews

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Adults can also be groomed very easily. Most people do not have a strong will. Every day, fifty year olds are talked into giving away their life savings, just because someone wanted them to.

Our whole idea that anyone under 18 is "mentally weak" and anyone over 17 is "mentally strong" is just a social construction.

And, no, ethnicity isn't real. It's all another social construction. All we see here is a judge using one social construction to waive another one.

SPAIN: Gypsy Man Who Raped And Impregnated 12-Year-Old Girl Is Acquitted After Arguing That Adult-Child Sex Is Part Of His Culture by xoenix in WorldNews

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The entire reason statutory rape laws exist is because the victim has been groomed into participating voluntarily.

That's just not true. That's something we pretend. The "victim" says "I made a choice," and we say "No you didn't, and we're going to pretend you didn't."

"Whites" aren't a real thing that exists. "Gypsies" aren't a real thing that exists. All there is, is people trying to live their lives, and more powerful people deciding whether or not to lock them in cages.

SPAIN: Gypsy Man Who Raped And Impregnated 12-Year-Old Girl Is Acquitted After Arguing That Adult-Child Sex Is Part Of His Culture by xoenix in WorldNews

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Why is it OK to have different laws for different people? Why are only gypsies immune from certain laws?

Well, the purpose of the law is supposed to be to protect victims from harm.

If a 20 year old impregnated a 12 year old Spanish Catholic, it is almost a guarantee that her parents would show up in court and say: he manipulated our daughter, he's ruined her life, now she won't get any kind of education, she'll be poor, punish him.

And so the law would say: okay, you have been a victim of a crime. And we will punish him.

But what happens when the 12 year old shows up and says "Yeah that's my husband and I want these babies" and her parents show up and say "Yeah that's our son-in-law and we're excited about these grandchildren"?

In that case, it starts to look a lot like the State is saying "We don't give a shit if there's no apparent victim. The dominant culture finds you people to be disgusting and we're sending you to prison for being disgusting to us."

And... that's not something that governments really love doing these days. It sort of has the flavor of a lot of historical atrocities.

How would you react if you woke up in the morning and saw this in the news? by TheBlackSun in AskSaidIt

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I suppose I'd say "Huh. Wow."

And then I'd kick back and enjoy the Internet shitstorm for a while. They can be fun to watch.

...although I suppose I should be the first to point out that Joe Biden doesn't have the authority to pardon Trump for the most recent conviction. Only Kathy Hochul has that authority.

Trump campaign doubles previous one-day record fundraising haul after guilty verdict by P-38lightning in politics

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Former President Donald Trump's campaign says it raised a whopping $34.8 million in small dollar donations after he was convicted Thursday on 34 felony counts in Manhattan.

Man... I gotta commit more crimes

Do you ever feel like you're living in a dream? by explorer1 in AskSaidIt

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One time I went into work and my co-worker said "How are you doing" and I said "The only thing holding me up is the knowledge that it's all absurd."

I felt very satisfied by that answer. So satisfied that I still remember it.

SPAIN: Gypsy Man Who Raped And Impregnated 12-Year-Old Girl Is Acquitted After Arguing That Adult-Child Sex Is Part Of His Culture by xoenix in WorldNews

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What's unfortunate in this case is that it is impossible to punish the man without also punishing the girl and their children. He's the only one who can work. Who can support them. Throwing him in jail pretty much guarantees that the girl and the children will suffer badly.

Trump labelled "guilty" by jury who didn't even have to agree on what the crime was in most ridiculous political hitjob court case of American history by [deleted] in news

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Intent to commit a vague concept of a potential non-specified crime cannot be determined by any reasonable person to be an offence.

And yet, it's the law, and people go to prison for it every day. If you do certain things with the intent to commit "a crime," that crime doesn't need to be specified in order for your conduct to be felonious.

Everyone's always so law-and-order until they learn what the laws actually say...

SPAIN: Gypsy Man Who Raped And Impregnated 12-Year-Old Girl Is Acquitted After Arguing That Adult-Child Sex Is Part Of His Culture by xoenix in WorldNews

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What it seems like, is that she went to the hospital and a doctor saw she was pregnant and immediately called the police.

And then she was like "Um, this is my husband. These our our kids. We're going to raise them. I'm not a victim. I'm his wife."

And the judge was like: well, fuck, if that's what you want, it seems kind of cruel to you to throw him in prison and leave you single-parenting the kids at age 12.

...and if I'm right, I see his point.

Trump labelled "guilty" by jury who didn't even have to agree on what the crime was in most ridiculous political hitjob court case of American history by [deleted] in news

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Ah, I see what you're saying.

Here's the indictment:

https://manhattanda.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Donald-J.-Trump-Indictment.pdf

And you're referring to the language "with intent to defraud and intent to commit another crime and aid and conceal the commission thereof."

Well, the judge is right. The charge is falsifying a business record with intent to defraud and intent to commit another crime and aid and conceal the commision thereof.

The jury has to agree that Trump is guilty of the charge, and that he had the "intent to commit another crime and aid and conceal the commission thereof," but they don't necessarily have to agree on what that "another crime" is.

Trump labelled "guilty" by jury who didn't even have to agree on what the crime was in most ridiculous political hitjob court case of American history by [deleted] in news

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jury who didn't even have to agree on what the crime was

What do you mean by this?

Charlie Colin, one of Train's founding members, has died from what appears to be a tragic accident. by PanzersGhost in music

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When you take a rock star - in this case one who had to leave his wildly successful band because his drug and alcohol abuse was so out of control - and you learn that he died after slipping in the shower, it's never really too much of a puzzle why his balance was shitty enough to make that possible.

Who will win Trump-Biden rematch? Massive shift in odds over past month. It's not even close. by P-38lightning in politics

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I think we all know there hasn't been a 19-point swing in the last month. Americans' opinions about these two men are pretty much completely defined at this point and will barely change. The polls swung 19 percent - while it would be rather surprising if the actual election even swung 1.9 percent. 0.19 percent seems more plausible.

I think this is just more evidence that this is an unpollable race. The average American has become unreachable; they simply don't pick up phone calls from unknown numbers. And when you do reach them, too many people are just grumbling unhappily and saying "I don't like either candidate."

Where are you going after America collapses? by herod in AskSaidIt

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I'll probably stay where I am, in America.

When a country collapses, you usually see a lot of violence in the big cities. I don't live in one of them.

Moving to China would be a mistake. It's on the brink of collapse right now. It has a huge problem with its population pyramid.

Congress is quietly trying to put 'DEI' quotas back into college admissions and every aspect of American life. They hope you don't notice... - Revolver News by Entropick in whatever

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Yeah, they never went anywhere.

The SCOTUS said "You can't use racial metrics anymore," and the colleges just said "Okay, let's figure out what non-racial metrics we can use to get whatever actual racial balance we want."

And it hasn't been hard.

r/Atheism are fake atheists by xoenix in MeanwhileOnReddit

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In the third U.S. Presidential election, John Adams' campaign claimed that if voters were to vote for Thomas Jefferson, their wives and daughters would become prostitutes.

Here is a video I created rebutted a couple of errors that Pinesap made on the Catholic teachings on the JQ: by TheCatholicState in conspiracy

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So you named your account "Christ the King," huh.

Bold.

r/Atheism are fake atheists by xoenix in MeanwhileOnReddit

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Honestly, probably Witch Panic, too.

Communist Panic didn't propose that "they" would rape your children - just that "they" would brainwash them until they rejected you.

Pedophilia, age of consent, and the Emperor's complete lack of clothes by Hematomato in censorship

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Yes, it's so very easy to say "Internet = incel."

But the Internet isn't the only new thing. Also new is the idea that 17 year olds are children.

And that seems to be a lot more closely related to "incel" than "computers are networked now."

r/Atheism are fake atheists by xoenix in MeanwhileOnReddit

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What a fool. We moved on to pedophile panic years ago.

You can't bring back Satanic Panic, or Communist Panic, or Witch Panic - every generation gets one panic.

Lawyers cheat their clients in Arkansas by sickenedbyabuse in corruption

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Did you seriously trust a giant-toothed blonde with plastic skin? I think this one is on you.

Facts Don't Care About Your Cringing by OzwinEVCG in politics

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I clicked all four links and I still don't know what you're on about except that it's probably some Jew shit.

r/Atheism are fake atheists by xoenix in MeanwhileOnReddit

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In the '90s it was like: are you Christian or are you a piece of shit.

And an atheist movement sprung up to say: My Christian parents were horrible, the Christians beat me up, and I don't like Christianity.

Anyway, the people moderating Reddit are still from that same movement, because the culture moves too fast for most people to keep up with and they're still stuck in the last century.

Biden repeats lie that inflation 'was at 9% when I came in' as President by [deleted] in news

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Yep, that's a lie.

That said, isn't it interesting that the "financial crisis" and the "COVID relief crisis" both straddled two parties? Bush and Obama both spent obscenely on propping up the banks, and then Trump and Biden both spent obscenely on COVID relief.

And then both parties felt perfectly entitled to blame the other for the outcome.

The EU has ruined plastic water bottles by PanzersGhost in Europe

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I recently read a story about a North Korean who discovered a plastic water bottle on the beach when he was a child. And he was amazed - it was so lightweight, so unbreakable - he thought it was magic. He had to hide it from his friends.

When he escaped North Korea at age 19, he was on a boat to China when he spied a plastic water bottle in the water. And he actually tried to jump out of the boat to get it. And his guide grabbed him and said: "There will plenty of those when we get to China."

Pedophilia, age of consent, and the Emperor's complete lack of clothes by Hematomato in censorship

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It's practically unheard of nowadays for teenagers to not be allowed to date

I don't think you're living in the present.

In the '90s, teenagers dated and a little over half of them had sex with each other.

In the '20s, most teenagers have never even been to an unchaperoned party, let alone tried to date anyone.

Pedophilia, age of consent, and the Emperor's complete lack of clothes by Hematomato in censorship

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That's fair, but honestly, I'm way more likely to fuck your mom.

Pedophilia, age of consent, and the Emperor's complete lack of clothes by Hematomato in censorship

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But let's assume you have a 17 year old son. And society says to him: you are a child. You should not be thinking about sex. For you to have sex is not the natural way of things.

And then he turns 18 and society says to him: you are now a man. You can date. But you'd better to make any mistakes. Or we'll fucking shame you. Maybe even arrest you. So I hope you picked up some experience during those 17 years of being a sexless little boy.

So he says: you know, I'm probably good alone with my video games. But it turns out he isn't good alone with his video games. So when he's 20, he eats the business end of a pistol.

See, we're all so eager to protect our daughters, but no one has the faintest interest in protecting our sons.

Maybe - just maybe - it would have been better not to pretend he was a little kid and not to deny his emergent sexuality.

Pedophilia, age of consent, and the Emperor's complete lack of clothes by Hematomato in censorship

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Sacrificing your sons for the sake of your daughters is definitely all the rage in a fourth-wave feminist society.

You don't want your daughters to lose their virtue, so you teach your sons that they're all children who shouldn't ever be thinking about sex - until the day they turn 18, when they'd better have it all mastered or they can expect to face severe condemnation and mockery.

Pedophilia, age of consent, and the Emperor's complete lack of clothes by Hematomato in censorship

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In truth, I spend no time thinking about it at all.

I spend a lot of time thinking about the consequences that ensue when socities believe things for no reason other than peer pressure.

And I spend a lot of time thinking about how Gen Z became the incel generation - depressed, isolated, suicidal virgins at a rate we've never seen before in history. And whether for Gen Alpha it's going to be three times worse.

And I think this is the consequence of pretending that 17 year olds are children. We've never done it before. We just started doing it. And now we have... thousands of dead young men.

Lies have consequences.

Hollywood legend Sam Rubin dies suddenly at 64. by PanzersGhost in Entertainment

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Couldn't find anything more definitive than random people on X saying he was or wasn't.

It's really never been that unusual for 64 year olds to have heart attacks.

Pedophilia, age of consent, and the Emperor's complete lack of clothes by Hematomato in censorship

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I don't really care what a small minority of people think about children's activity of capacity. It's irrelevant to this conversation and life in general. You can always find a handful of people who think some stupid bullshit. As a rule, society doesn't think these things.

I'm sorry, you're just not right. If you go on any website on the Internet that isn't a little backwater free-speech site, and you say "If we're being honest, of course teenagers do know the difference between right and wrong, do know exactly what they do and don't want, and do know how to consent," people will scream at you that they have undeveloped brains, that it's horrific that you think those things, and that you're obviously a pedophile. I've been there enough times to know. Millennials and Zoomers are really and truly losing sight of the fact that 16 and 6 are not the same age.

Sexual activity under the age of consent is still against the law. Two kids aren't meant to be having sex.

There's no single "the law" - there's a different law for every country and every state. What you're saying is true for California, where it's against the law for two fifteen year olds to have sex with each other. It's not true for most states, where it's perfectly legal for two fifteen year olds to have sex with each other.

Of course, since some of the biggest sites, like Reddit, are headquartered in California, people all over the world have taken to referring to California state law as "the law."

It's really only in the last fifteen years or so that anyone started thinking that teenage sex was weird and "not meant to be." In the '80s, '90s, '00s, everyone understood that teenagers were gonna fuck and there was nothing their parents, let alone the government, could really do to stop them.

We don't base the legal system and the morality of our society by what's biologically normal.

Of course we base cultural morality, at least in part, on what's biologically normal. Sure, the law itself is disconnected from both nature and morality, but the culture shouldn't be. If you refer to a normal thing, people shouldn't gasp in horror and scream "Monster! Monster!"

Which is exactly what people have begun to do if they hear of (gasp) an 19 year old, a legal adult, thinking a 17 year old is attractive. "Those are on opposite sides of the line!" they gasp, feigning shock and horror so no one will hurt them. "The slightly older one is a pedophile!"

They think that if they do anything except feign that outrage, the FBI will be knocking on their door the next morning.

Pedophilia, age of consent, and the Emperor's complete lack of clothes by Hematomato in censorship

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So, you took those ten things point by point, but I feel like you only really made four different arguments, so let me just group my replies that way:

1-3) We can agree that legal fictions need to exist. But cultural fictions don't need to exist in the same way. Do we need some arbitrary age where it's okay to rent an apartment or buy a beer? Sure. Do we need to pretend that it's really any different at all whether you bought the beer this year or last year? We don't.

We can say "It's the law that if someone is under x age, any sexual relationship with an age gap of more than three years is illegal." But we don't have to tack on some cultural inanity like "because we think that's a child." If you can't tell that a 16 year old and a 6 year old are not in the same category of people, you're quite frankly either insane or playing along with the naked Emperor.

4-6) Here you say "People don't really believe those things, they're just ways of expressing legal fictions." But, yes. People do believe those things. Not people over 40, of course, but hang out on the Internet with 30 year olds and that's exactly what they believe.

7-9) What I'm saying is: when you were 15, other 15 year olds were attracted to you. And you were attracted to other 15 year olds. And most of you were thinking about those attractions all the time, and masturbating. That isn't because you were all pedophiles. It's because you were pubescent, and fertile, and very naturally attracted to each other.

And 17 year olds were naturally attracted to you, too. And we go "ehh I'll allow it." And 19 year olds were naturally attracted to you, too. And we scream "AHHHH PEDOPHILE!"

No. That's not a pedophile. It's fine to make it illegal to date you, but it's kinda not fine to pretend that anyone who could be attracted to you is a pedophile. If you're fertile, then it's biologically normal to be found attractive.

10) I'm saying that if a 19 year has sex with a 15 year old, that may be culturally wrong, or illegal, but it's biologically normal. So it should be punished as an ordinary crime, not an aberration of nature. Whereas if a 14 year old has sex with a 10 year old, that is a full-on pedophile. When we pretend that 14 year olds and 10 year olds are in the same category (they absolutely are not), we lose sight of the fact that there are a lot of pedophile minors out there. We just pretend they don't exist, and a lot of sexual abuse happens as a result. There are a shocking number of children getting raped by adolescents.

ChatGPT consumes 25 times more energy than Google Search by PanzersGhost in Internet

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Yeah, our world is going to need a lot more energy.

I'm being told that nuclear stocks are starting to spike. It looks like the industry is seeing the need for new plants in the foreseeable future.

GPS doesn't prove space and time are related by jerryk in Physics

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The algorithms they need to use to optimize GPS do not prove that light speed is an absolute limit. That is a separate question. But they do prove that space and time are related.

GPS doesn't prove space and time are related by jerryk in Physics

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Einstein is an important scientist who laid a foundational framework. Like all such scientists, some of his work has been improved upon, and some of it has been called into question.

GPS doesn't prove space and time are related by jerryk in Physics

[–]Hematomato 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I know that it exists, and I know that it is necessary.

That is enough to prove that space and time are related.

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain repeats the word "nigger" over 200 times. This fiction was required reading for me in their government ("public") school system. Why? This same institution will fire a teacher for having a Holy Bible on his desk, which preaches God's love for all. by In-the-clouds in conspiracy

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Babylon did indeed fall. It fell in 540 BCE, when it was conquered by Persia.

And now, some 2500 years later, some Christians seem to believe that any child born within a few hundred miles of its ruins should be eligible to be set on fire.

GPS doesn't prove space and time are related by jerryk in Physics

[–]Hematomato 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Needing to adjust calcuations based on velocity absolutely proves that space and time are related.

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain repeats the word "nigger" over 200 times. This fiction was required reading for me in their government ("public") school system. Why? This same institution will fire a teacher for having a Holy Bible on his desk, which preaches God's love for all. by In-the-clouds in conspiracy

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Yes. I took my children out of the government's public schools and home-schooled them. But the government still requires I pay over $2,000 per year in property taxes, with the bulk of it going to the public schools. They will not allow me to opt-out of funding their indoctrination camps. Horrible things happened when parents began giving their children to strangers.

I sympathize. In 2004, I was horrified that the U.S. government was taking my money and spending it on setting Iraqi children on fire. I considered whether I should refuse to pay my taxes. I eventually decided that I'd pay my taxes and just wish that George W. Bush would burn eternally in Hell. So I helped murder children, and even though I don't necessarily believe in Hell, I hope George W. Bush burns in it.

Can you explain the use of the word in the cartoon from 1868? And can you explain why the government required us to read a book of fiction which included the word "nigger" over 200 times, but they refuse to allow anything from the Holy Bible to be seen or referenced?

Yeah, I can explain that. We've been arguing about resistance to having a state religion for more than 250 years; but we've only considered the word "nigger" to be unspeakable for about 15 years.

America is a joke under Biden. Hunter got high- Afroman by yellowsnow2 in conspiracy

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I compiled and wrote the link I know what it says.

Then you know that the link says Hunter Biden has an ownership stake in the BHR Partners investment firm.

"Just a crackhead" doesn't get on the board of directors of a company the Chinese gov gives $1.7 billion to.

Of course he does. His dad was the Vice-President of the United States of America. They were more than willing to throw a few million dollars at him in hopes it would influence his dad. And, instead. he spent that few million dollars doing lines of coke off the ass-cracks of nineteen year old girls.

Which is so deliciously defiant. "Fuck geopolitics, I want to fuck hot chicks." Hunter Biden is my hero.

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain repeats the word "nigger" over 200 times. This fiction was required reading for me in their government ("public") school system. Why? This same institution will fire a teacher for having a Holy Bible on his desk, which preaches God's love for all. by In-the-clouds in conspiracy

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"Nigger" has been used in an insulting way long before Mark Twain used the term. This cartoon was published in Harper's Weekly in 1868 JPG . Mark Twain did not have to use this word over 200 times, and the government did not have to require us to read it.

"Nigger" could be used as an insult, yes, much as "moron" can be used as an insult.

It is rude to say "You are a moron," but it is not rude to say "Dave called Ron a moron because Dave is a jerk."

Until about fifteen years ago, "nigger" worked the same way. It was unacceptable to say "Get out of the way, you dumb nigger," but it was perfectly acceptable to say "Dave called Ron a nigger because Dave is a racist."

And then about fifteen years ago was when it first turned into some kind of magical cursed word that you can't say in any context at all.

Why does Fox want to keep telling us the fired teacher had a Bible on his desk? Probably because he did have a Bible on his desk.... and that was a complaint from the school administration.

The only source for it being a complaint from the school administration is Freshwater himself. I never take the word of the aggrieved party. Even when they think they're being honest, they're usually exaggerating.

The school clearly fired him for preaching religious beliefs to his classes - and I'm pretty sure you'd be quite unhappy about anyone preaching religious beliefs to your children that didn't match your own.

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain repeats the word "nigger" over 200 times. This fiction was required reading for me in their government ("public") school system. Why? This same institution will fire a teacher for having a Holy Bible on his desk, which preaches God's love for all. by In-the-clouds in conspiracy

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That's certainly an unusual comparison.

Just two observations:

  1. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a non-racist piece of fiction that was quite progressive for its day. We didn't start panicking over the non-racist use of the word "nigger," claiming that the word itself was inherently racist irrespective of context, until perhaps fifteen years ago.

  2. It seems abundantly clear to me that John Freshwater was fired for preaching religious beliefs to his classes, not for "having a Holy Bible on his desk." Fox wants to keep telling you he had a Bible on his desk, but nothing in the article connects that fact to his dismissal.

GPS doesn't prove space and time are related by jerryk in Physics

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Now, does that sound like it proves space and time are related?

It sure does.

Does that sound like it proves nothing can go faster than the speed of light, now?

No, that's not a sufficient data point on its own to prove that. But it does lend credence to the model.

Why Karl Marx desperately needed Jordan Peterson’s advice - More than anyone else in history, Karl Marx exemplified trying to fix the world while neglecting to clean one's own room first by xoenix in politics

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Marx was one of the first thinkers to correctly predict the consequences of globalism and what we now call "late-stage capitalism."

It turns out he didn't have the solution, but his foresight into what the conflicts of the 20th century would be about was frankly, yes, brilliant.

Why Karl Marx desperately needed Jordan Peterson’s advice - More than anyone else in history, Karl Marx exemplified trying to fix the world while neglecting to clean one's own room first by xoenix in politics

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He was so self-centered one wonders if he was on the spectrum.

Extremely likely. The author accidentally hits on it: a lot of people in history with the "let's try to make sense of a large and chaotic system" mentality were on the spectrum.

“If you can’t even clean up your own room, who the hell are you to give advice to the world?” Peterson asks.

I find Peterson's stance quite silly. Many of the most brilliant people in history didn't clean up their rooms. Why? Because their minds were exclusively dedicated to their work.

Albert Einstein was not a room-cleaner. His desk was littered with clutter. He never wore socks and his feet stank. He drove his cousin-wife Elsa out of her poor mind trying to clean up after him and make him presentable.

It takes all kinds to run a society, and some kinds are not room-cleaners.

America is a joke under Biden. Hunter got high- Afroman by yellowsnow2 in conspiracy

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That's not what the link says. The link says simply that Hunter Biden has an ownership stake in the BHR Partners investment firm.

So while the BHR Partners investment firm was working with China, Hunter was (and we know this to be true) drifting around luxury hotels, fucking an endless stream of prostitutes, losing his electronics, and forgetting what day it was. He was, plain and simply, a crackhead.

Trump in blowout territory, leads Biden by 10-12 points by [deleted] in politics

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They're equal in the polls, nationally, which is baffling at several levels: https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/polls/president-general/

I think all the polls are showing clearly is how dissastisfied people are with this election.

They ask registered voters "Who will you vote for," and 40% say Biden, 40% say Trump, and 20% are like "You know what, this election sucks, I don't like anybody."

Well, okay, fair enough, but when those 20% actually go to the polls, they're gonna have to fill in one of the bubbles. And history shows us that even if they're thinking "grumble grumble I'll vote Green Party or RFK or libertarian or something," fewer than 5% of them actually will.

So the whole election, really, lies in those 15% who are like "Fuck the whole thing" but, in reality, are actually going to vote Trump or Biden. The polls keep asking them "but which one will it be" and they keep saying "I can't bring myself to say I'll vote for either of them."

Which kind of makes this an unpollable race.

Japan says Biden's description of nation as xenophobic is 'unfortunate' by Drewski in WorldPolitics

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Yeah, I've been there three times and I was married to a Japanese woman for almost five years.

Sure, absolutely they treat tourists with respect, and they treated me with respect. But they wouldn't have been okay with me trying to live there or work there. They will say, without hesitation or embarrassment, "Japan is for the Japanese."

Japan says Biden's description of nation as xenophobic is 'unfortunate' by Drewski in WorldPolitics

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The Japanese government is making the assumption that Biden is calling Japan's government policies "xenophobic."

I think it's much more likely he's calling Japan's culture "xenophobic."

And if he is... well, he's just plain right. Japan's culture is xenophobic. It would be stupid to argue otherwise.

GOP official argues in favor of child marriage: Girls are ‘ripe’ and ‘fertile’ by Drewski in politics

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Actually what he said is that the teen years are a "ripe, fertile age" and that it's possible that a pregnant teen couple will choose abortion if they can't legally marry.

But that's our culture: constantly obsessed with calling each other pedophiles.

Trump in blowout territory, leads Biden by 10-12 points by [deleted] in politics

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Pretty useless poll, in my opinion.

It's a popular vote poll, which of course means nothing in the U.S.

It found that 9% of voters will vote for RFK, which... I think we all know isn't going to happen.

It has Trump at 46% national support, distinctly less than half, and still calls that a blowout victory.

And finally, it's Rasmussen, perhaps America's least or second-least reputable pollster.

NYT is inching toward the truth. by Nighttrain in WorldNews

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Or, perhaps, NYT is simply telling the truth.

The Left will say that the vaccine is always safe and no one has been injured by it.

The Right will say that the vaccine is never safe and millions upon millions of lives have been ruined by it.

...as always, partisans don't actually care what the truth is.

Biden Spends All Afternoon Awarding Medals To Other DemocRats by PanzersGhost in politics

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He awarded 19 Medals of Freedom on Friday, mostly to non-politicians including a 27 year old swimmer and a 61 year old actress.

Medals of Freedom are weird.

I can't easily find a source on how much of Biden's time this took up.

I heard that I have limits to my speech on saidit. So I wanted to test that theory? by Adventurous_Ad6212 in AskSaidIt

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There are limits to your speech, but "NIGGERS" isn't one of them.

Limits include spam, unambiguously illegal behavior, and telling magnora7 he's doing a shitty job of running a site.

If nukes were flying towards you and you went outside and saw a chad going out with a bang by kissing a perfect orange haired girl, would you **** him up? by womenchooseuglymoron in AskSaidIt

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There are fucking nukes incoming. All of my thoughts are going to be getting as deep into a building as possible, as far as possible away from any windows and doors, and ideally deep underground.

Do you know how few fucks I would have to give about two people kissing? Think of the smallest number of fucks there are, and then subtract an infinite number of fucks from that.

r/java banned a well known developer for liking another JVM language's features by xoenix in MeanwhileOnReddit

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People tell me that the lowest forms of human life are rapists and murderers and pedophiles... but... I prefer them to Reddit moderators.

America is a joke under Biden. Hunter got high- Afroman by yellowsnow2 in conspiracy

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I think it's very clear that Hunter Biden's crackhead ass sat in those meetings totally spun out and collected millions of dollars for contributing nothing.

Stop children using smartphones until they are 13, says French report by Drewski in technology

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Oh yeah, because that's what I want, for my kid to be technologically retarded at the point he hits 13.

You may as well tell me to stop him from reading until he's 13.

America is a joke under Biden. Hunter got high- Afroman by yellowsnow2 in conspiracy

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Man, Hunter Biden is my fucking hero.

Why don't beta males revolt against this unfair society? by dbdr in AskSaidIt

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Sometimes they try, like Elliot Rodger or Alek Minassian. And then they either spend their lives in prison or get dead. And that is all they accomplish.

The thing about a successful revolt is it requires a million organized people. Beta males usually have somewhere between 0 and 1 friend. They could not possibly be less organized.

In the future men will go in to simulations designed to be indistinguishable from reality where they can have anybody they want by blackpilllife in AskSaidIt

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The video-chat version of that is already pretty much here, and in less than ten years it'll actually be good.

But the progress of VR is still pretty difficult to predict. So far we haven't even come close to replicating any senses other than sight and hearing. Simulating touch might require some kind of mind-machine interface, and that technology could be more than a century out.

Stalking is driven by mental gymnastics by blackpilllife in AskSaidIt

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I only ever found out about the people I stalked from what they publicly posted on social media

Then I wouldn't call that stalking.

To me, the only truly clear-cut stalking is following someone around in meatspace.

On the Internet it's a fine line. Like, if you're reverse-image-searching pictures and paying a subscription to one of those background check sites, I suppose one might casually call that "stalking."

But what's definitely not stalking, is simply reading someone's Facebook and Twitter history. They put that shit up to be read.

Is there anyone here who isn't completely useless? by fschmidt in AskSaidIt

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I write okay songs and short stories and comedy articles. I raise a kid. I like to think I was some tiny part of humanity's effort to reverse aging. Some of my work is still commonly used to explain the telomere theory.

I didn't exactly set the world on fire, but I at least tried to blow as well as suck.

To counter the black lives matter movement should we create a white lives matter movement? by hamudi in AskSaidIt

[–]Hematomato 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Who are "we"? Pretty sure you're not part of... anything.

Anyway, I'm not going to join any "lives matter" movement because, obviously, lives don't matter.

If Andrew Tate leads the incel revolution will you join him? by hamudi in AskSaidIt

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So in your opinion, the best man to lead the incels is Chad?

...huh

Is going to college pointless? by hamudi in AskSaidIt

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You get out of it what you put in.

If you want to learn a specialized skill and that's the best place to learn it, college is worth it.

If you want to build the beginnings of a professional network and you're good with people, college can be a great start to your career.

If you don't really want to go to college but your mom says you should go because otherwise you'll have to work a bad job... don't go. Just go into the workforce. College would be a waste of your time and money and energy.

Why doesn't the site ban the obvious spam and bot accounts on here? by Mcheetah in SaidIt

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They are banned. They come back under new names. We don't have a sophisticated system for pre-emptively blocking them.

And like another user said, new accounts should be limited to how much they can post in a single day.

Maybe that would be a net positive, but it would have a chilling effect on actual new people. When you show up to a forum for the first time and post a few things and then it says "no more," you tend to kinda move on and forget about that forum.

NEW: House fails to pass border security bill with Remain in Mexico policy - Fuck What the People Want! by boston_blackie in politics

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The article bases the claim that Remain in Mexico is "what the people want" on a Fox News poll that found that "31 percent of voters in the poll said that immigration and border security was the administration's largest failure."

...surely you see the problem here.

Who is the greatest man of the 21st century? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

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Einstein's discoveries have had only a very limited impact on humanity thus far.

Fritz Haber is likely the reason you're alive.

Gym girls are cute, but they can be intimidating to talk to. Any LEGAL ideas on I can approach girls? by Polar64 in AskSaidIt

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The best strategy, honestly, is to find out who their male friends are and then make friends with them.

Anything that starts with an introduction by a mutual friend is like 50 times more likely to succeed.

Why are women allowed to vote if they can't get drafted? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

[–]Hematomato 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Well, contrary to the refrain of the Fallout series, war is changing.

That said, even if you believe that war never changes... there's a long history of soldiers returning home from battle, telling their wives to get their asses back in the kitchen where they belong, and hitting them in the fucking mouth if they disagree with that plan.

So maybe women shouldn't be too eager for an all-male draft.

If Andrew tate ran for president would you vote for him? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

[–]Hematomato 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Sure, maybe in small-town elections for county comptroller. But nothing in the city I live in has ever been decided by a single vote, or even by a single-digit number of votes.

Besides, I believe that 1) It's foolish to cast an uninformed vote for any candidate you don't actually know personally; and 2) You generally can't actually vote for policies, and even if you could, the correct policy usually lies in the vast nuance between the two talking points.

If Andrew tate ran for president would you vote for him? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

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You want to sit by and be TOLD what to do.

Oh, quite the contrary. I'm not particularly law-abiding. But more to the point, I don't like to be told what to think.

And you know what politics is? It's people telling you what to think.

So I'm not playing. There are plenty of voters out there, and my vote was never going to change anything anyway. No one will even notice that I've decided to just watch quietly.

If Andrew tate ran for president would you vote for him? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

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No, I mean not registered. I cancelled my voter registration entirely. I don't vote.

Western countries have too many rules by elonmusk7 in whatever

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Yes, there are too many rules, and no one can possibly follow them all, and as a consequence everyone commits crimes.

But of course, you don't get "put in jail" for committing crimes. More than 99% of all crimes go unpunished.

You get put in jail if you piss off someone in power. Then they identify the crimes you've committed.

Poll: 70% of Americans between the ages of 23 and 40 who want to buy a home say they can’t afford… by thehomelessromantic in LateStageCapitalism

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It'd be nice to see that 17-year range tightened a little, because... no one really expects people in their twenties to be buying homes. That hasn't been common for like 75 years. My whole life I've never personally known a 23 year old homeowner.

But if you're in your thirties and starting a family, yeah, it'd be good to be able to do it in a decent house.

Yes Desegregation But Yes Censorship Too by OzwinEVCG in politics

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Yeah, that's a perfectly cromulent point.

Australian killer's father reveals why son targeted women during deadly stabbing at Sydney mall. He was an incel. by P-38lightning in news

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Well. He was also a paranoid schizophrenic, a meth addict, and an LSD enthusiast, so... I'm not sure we can narrow it down completely.

Are there any alternatives to saidit? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

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Yeah, it's a group of people who left Reddit, not because they were censored, but because they were horrified that spez was trying to make money for the corporation.

They're, like... turbo-Redditors.

My prediction for the future of america: by elonmusk7 in whatever

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It appears that China and India will dominate the globe and the world will return to a pre western era.

No, China's collapsing, too. Its fertility rates are terrible and the one-child policy has been an abject disaster. China is entering a phase where there will be less than one working person to support each elderly, retired person.

Countries flourish when their population pyramid looks correct - when there are tons of people in their thirties supporting far fewer people in their seventies.

Based on that single data point, the new world superpower might very well be... Mexico.

If Andrew tate ran for president would you vote for him? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

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Nah. I already went through the trouble of cancelling my registration.

I don't want to be a partisan. I don't want to play the game. I just want to bystand. I'd rather try to accurately chronicle the way the world burns than subject myself to groupthink and pretend I can stop it.

Why is the left pro war now? by 211 in AskSaidIt

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Yep, that was it.

Saidit can be kind of fun but the NPC dialogue is just way too predictable.

Trump Media shares plunge more than 15% after company files to issue additional DJT stock by neolib in finance

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You want to hear my hot WallStreetBet?

DJT is going to sink, sink, sink until August 31.

On August 31, take all the money you can and buy as much of the stock as you can. It's going to skyrocket.

Then as soon as it does - don't hold it. Fucking sell it immediately.

...I take no responsibility if this doesn't work, though

Are there any alternatives to saidit? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

[–]Hematomato 4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I've tried at least a dozen Reddit alternatives and this is my favorite.

Ruqqus was pretty good but it imploded.

Squabblr could have been good but it imploded.

Discuit is very anti-free-speech.

Most of the rest are too small to be worth mentioning. Like two or three people sharing links with each other.

Why are women allowed to vote if they can't get drafted? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

[–]Hematomato 2 insightful - 4 fun2 insightful - 3 fun3 insightful - 4 fun -  (0 children)

There hasn't been a draft in fifty years, and there probably won't be another: modern wars are fought by machines and their operators, not by conscripts with boots and rifles.

But if there were ever to be another draft... there's a very strong chance the government would decide "yeah, women have to go, too."

Who is the greatest man of the 21st century? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

[–]Hematomato 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I assure you that you've eaten plenty of food that's been fertilized. And so have your parents.

A lot of wealth came to exist because food was so abundant and we needed far fewer people to work on procuring food. Elon's family wealth may never have existed without Fritz Haber.

If Andrew tate ran for president would you vote for him? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

[–]Hematomato 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Nah, I'm not registered to vote, and I definitely wouldn't be inspired to register by the candidacy of some unqualified pimp.

Who is the greatest man of the 21st century? by elonmusk7 in AskSaidIt

[–]Hematomato 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Well, without Fritz Haber, chances are that neither you nor Elon Musk would exist.