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Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-15-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 117
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
You do know that one of the main complaints of...

You do know that one of the main complaints of the many, many reformist branches was that people couldn't read for themselves what the Bible actually said (firstly because they couldn't read and...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 07-14-2016, 04:46 AM
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Views: 67,732
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I don't think it's embossed. At least, that's my...

I don't think it's embossed. At least, that's my memory, I haven't seen it for, egads, almost a year, all my books are *still* in boxes. bah.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-14-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 117
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I haven't read that, no. Gonzo,...

I haven't read that, no.


Gonzo, comparatively speaking, taking into account his contemporaries and general ideology at the time. Historiographically speaking, we can't judge historical figures...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-14-2016, 01:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,347
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
This was, at the time, depressingly common.

This was, at the time, depressingly common.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-14-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,347
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Not so; Perhaps I should have clarified it with...

Not so; Perhaps I should have clarified it with "the wars that started with the Reformation and ended in 1648, of which the Thirty Years War is best known" The Thirty Years War ensured the dominance...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-11-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 117
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
the cycle (from the Western/European point of...

the cycle (from the Western/European point of view) is speeding up though. Roman Empire -> collapse of the Roman Empire & Dark Ages -> Charlemagne's revival and High Middle Ages -> The Plague ->...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-07-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 117
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Relevant for this discussion: Lagarde chimes in...

Relevant for this discussion: Lagarde chimes in on behalf of IMF (http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/134aac12-4403-11e6-9b66-0712b3873ae1.html#axzz4DiAIktwX) - As for worldwide impact and which one is worse...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-05-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,184
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I think if I were omniscient I would know that I...

I think if I were omniscient I would know that I was omniscient. Otherwise I wouldn't be omniscient...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-05-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,184
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
of course. no human is capable of being literate...

of course. no human is capable of being literate in everything, that would require being omniscient which, well... I'm not God, after all. At least, I'm fairly sure I'm not God.


and once again,...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-05-2016, 03:06 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,184
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
no I'm not. Or perhaps you're deliberately...

no I'm not. Or perhaps you're deliberately misunderstanding. There is no absolute value to literacy, much as a point in infinite vacuum is meaningless. However, in relation to illiteracy, literacy...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-05-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,184
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Naz, you're bored. you're again making an...

Naz, you're bored. you're again making an argument out of thin air. So, once AGAIN: I DELIBERATELY did not get into that bit of the cesspool. Trust me, I know what propaganda is and what it does and...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-04-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,184
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I deliberately didn't go into the whole topic of...

I deliberately didn't go into the whole topic of critical thinking; as obviously both Stalin and Mao had some... er... reservations on this area.

However, state sponsored literacy > state...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-04-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,184
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I guess women's rights in the sense of...

I guess women's rights in the sense of participation in the workforce and politics and, to an extent, decision making about their own reproductive... er... frequency. However, perhaps prevention...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 07-04-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,184
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
https://c.marketingtechblog.com/wp-content/uploads...

https://c.marketingtechblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/you-keep-using-that-word.jpg

I mean, do you mean Orwellian as in Animal Farm ("all animals are created equal but some animals are more...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-28-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 117
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
The EU emergency meeting is going on as we speak...

The EU emergency meeting is going on as we speak and it seems like the sentiments of EU and Scotland are mutual (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZONWQ8VOOg).

Of course, emotion won't carry...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-28-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,347
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
*snort* speaking of Mary; or rather her little...

*snort* speaking of Mary; or rather her little sister Elizabeth, one only hopes the near future political forces in England follow her lead and steer clear of Ivan the Terrible, no matter how lovely...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-28-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,347
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
you have a point there. mmhmm, they...

you have a point there.


mmhmm, they also said that the deal struck last year (early this year?) to keep Britain in is now void.



well THAT has been clear for decades. No Euro, no...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-27-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,347
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
things heard in the office today in unrelated...

things heard in the office today in unrelated conversations:

(Scottish person) Aww, damnit, I may need to join the army if there's civil war.



(Dutch person) Well then, now all the refugees...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-27-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,347
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I strongly disagree with you here, the US...

I strongly disagree with you here, the US presidential system gives insane amount of power to one person, particularly in the Foreign Policy bit. If that person is an "incomprehensible jizztrumpet"...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-24-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,347
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Oh, I don't know. Specifically for the...

Oh, I don't know. Specifically for the Netherlands this might actually be a good thing.

After all, London can no longer be the financial centre of Europe, so that'll need to shift. The most...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-24-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,347
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
welp. it's started, Northern Ireland is demanding...

welp. it's started, Northern Ireland is demanding a referendum on leaving UK as they voted strongly for staying. As did Scotland.

so, prediction time: in 15 years from now, Ireland will be one,...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-17-2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
it is, isn't it? :D true. It was de...

it is, isn't it? :D



true. It was de facto valid already, but it really needed an actual statement. Cyber attacks can cause HUGE damage and they are very hard to track. But they can and should...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-15-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Cyber news

two very interesting bits of news today:

1) Net Neutrality wins in US...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-09-2016, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 15,700
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
ack. how is he when he's actually physically in...

ack. how is he when he's actually physically in the same room with other people? still glued to his social media? I've now made a rule for myself: no FB, Pinterest, social media games (think candy...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 06-09-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 578
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
of course he does, did ya think I got knocked up...

of course he does, did ya think I got knocked up by a ghost?

as for Finland, it's difficult to say as I'm so far away now; the news I see isn't really encouraging really - ever since Nokia went...
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