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by Spidey
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Only the Best People
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Re: Only the Best People

No
by Spidey
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Only the Best People
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Re: Only the Best People

So ok, I’m confused…how can something that is not a secret be used for blackmail?

Blackmailer:
“Betray your country or I will tell everyone you beat up women.”

Wifebeater:
“Go ahead…everyone already knows.”
by Spidey
Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Religion?
Replies: 60
Views: 647

Re: Religion?

I would never dismiss intellectuals or scientists altogether, hell I love science…

But Hawking’s explanation of why there can’t be a god, or more precisely “why there is no need for a god” made me laugh out loud.
by Spidey
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Doomed to failure?
Replies: 12
Views: 184

Re: Doomed to failure?

Well maybe so vision, but all of the talk I have been hearing about Mincom is in relation to the new automation revolution. We already have huge amounts of data concerning giving people a minimum income within the welfare system. I really doubt we need another study to determine “what would a ‘basic...
by Spidey
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Doomed to failure?
Replies: 12
Views: 184

Re: Doomed to failure?

The problem is…all of the data is directed at straw men, as I tried to explain in another thread. It doesn’t matter if people become lazy by getting free money, or want to remain at work, because the real problem is how to create a workless economy that actually functions, at the same time not enabl...
by Spidey
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Doomed to failure?
Replies: 12
Views: 184

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.
by Spidey
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Doomed to failure?
Replies: 12
Views: 184

Re: Doomed to failure?

The problem with this experiment as with all of the others like it is...

A small sampling cannot foresee how things will turnout when the entire system has to change.
by Spidey
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Religion?
Replies: 60
Views: 647

Re: Religion?

I believe in the god of infinite duality, where form can only exist in the maelstrom created within the ongoing battle between the ultimate void and the ultimate solid. AKA there is no smallest particle, everything is made of something smaller, and this goes on forever, and forms the very basis of e...
by Spidey
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Pay close attention slick...TG and other whities..
Replies: 25
Views: 342

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

That chart is absurd…how can “can’t we all just get along” be a foundation stone of genocide?
by Spidey
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Pay close attention slick...TG and other whities..
Replies: 25
Views: 342

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

Why can't we all just get along?

Ohhhhh Nooooo, the next thing I'll be wanting genocide!!!!
by Spidey
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: a bit of analysis
Replies: 33
Views: 598

Re: a bit of analysis

And since most modern wealth is maintained by selling trinkets to the masses, how will the rich maintain their wealth…well the mincome of course.
by Spidey
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: a bit of analysis
Replies: 33
Views: 598

Re: a bit of analysis

Tunnelcat wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:07 pm
Spidey wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:40 pm
No, I'm not assuming a damn thing, I said "I" would be willing to stop working............................
OK, what does mincome enable, in your opinion?
It will enable companies to get rid of the workforce without feeling the pain of losing them as customers.
by Spidey
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: a bit of analysis
Replies: 33
Views: 598

Re: a bit of analysis

No, I'm not assuming a damn thing, I said "I" would be willing to stop working............................
by Spidey
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: a bit of analysis
Replies: 33
Views: 598

Re: a bit of analysis

Yea, sure go right on concentrating on the distractions, and ignore the real problem being that labor is what backs the current monetary system.

hey, I'm all for giving up work...as soon as someone gives me the exact breakdown on the replacement system looks like.
by Spidey
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: SJWs
Replies: 27
Views: 635

Re: SJWs

LOL, I was under the impression that they made a new Fantastic Four movie just so they could make the Human Torch a black guy, and juxtapose him to a cute white girl just to piss off old white guys.

.........Kidding......sort......of..... :lol:
by Spidey
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: a bit of analysis
Replies: 33
Views: 598

Re: a bit of analysis

This issue is always loaded with strawmen, it’s not about whether people will want to work or not, and other such things…it’s about how a system where there is absolutely nothing left to backup currency can function at all, and things more along that line. I will stick to my argument that a mincome ...
by Spidey
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Kill the muslims!
Replies: 18
Views: 255

Re: Kill the muslims!

And then your replies would also qualify.
by Spidey
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Kill the muslims!
Replies: 18
Views: 255

Re: Kill the muslims!

Well, shouldn't we be concerned with both groups of wackos?

NO NO....they do it to!!!!!!!!!
by Spidey
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Give me your tired, your poor...
Replies: 6
Views: 91

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

I don't see what the problem is with letting in people from shithole countries, seeing how this one is on its way there anyway.
by Spidey
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Global warming?
Replies: 27
Views: 358

Re: Global warming?

NO SHIT!

The reference was to Chinese thinking.....DUH.
by Spidey
Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Are we about to hear a lot more about...
Replies: 9
Views: 141

Re: Are we about to hear a lot more about...

One would think this country is a bastion of fascism the way the sore loser left has been depicting things since the election.

This position might make you feel good now, but it’s not going to do you any good in the long run.
by Spidey
Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Global warming?
Replies: 27
Views: 358

Re: Global warming?

I think he may have a point, if you think about the difference between “saving the planet” and cleaning up out of sheer necessity.
by Spidey
Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Global warming?
Replies: 27
Views: 358

Re: Global warming?

Who said I was commenting on "intelligent people".... :lol:
by Spidey
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Global warming?
Replies: 27
Views: 358

Re: Global warming?

It’s funny…

When somebody says "it’s cold how can there be global warming"…everyone yells “you idiot, the weather is local”.

But when someone says “whew it’s hot, must be global warming” everyone says “yup yup…global warming”.
by Spidey
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: The Idiotville Follies
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: The Idiotville Follies

Yea...blame the constitution... :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Spidey
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Amazingly true sign...
Replies: 21
Views: 290

Re: Amazingly true sign...

Yea, blame Reagan. Actually in my heart of hearts I believe it was/is the merchant class that has sold this country down the river, and the uneducated consumers are just dupes. And I’m sure the people with expendable income that you refer to are not the same ones that I refer to, which would be the ...
by Spidey
Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Amazingly true sign...
Replies: 21
Views: 290

Re: Amazingly true sign...

LOL, as I have stated many many times it was the people with plenty of expendable income that started the trend towards cheap stuff. (poor people always bought the cheap stuff) So yea, now it’s in a feedback loop, but the consumer was/is still at fault. Wages are never going to keep up…because nobod...
by Spidey
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Amazingly true sign...
Replies: 21
Views: 290

Re: Amazingly true sign...

I'm pretty sure associating a gang with a particular ethnic group is racist.
by Spidey
Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Amazingly true sign...
Replies: 21
Views: 290

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.
by Spidey
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Hate group tracks religious language...
Replies: 30
Views: 559

Re: Hate group tracks religious language...

In other words…if somebody doesn’t censor NS, I’m going to pout.
by Spidey
Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Bump Stocks
Replies: 34
Views: 801

Re: Bump Stocks

Pretty much.
by Spidey
Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Bump Stocks
Replies: 34
Views: 801

Re: Bump Stocks

Guns are more of a political issue.
by Spidey
Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Bump Stocks
Replies: 34
Views: 801

Re: Bump Stocks

Yea, large trucks running down people are just sooooo easy to stop, so are bombs...
by Spidey
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: If you bitch about "millennials"...
Replies: 31
Views: 737

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

I’ve had many a discussion with people over the years, in fact I do believe you were one of them, where every excuse under the sun was given not to buy American cars and stuff, so now we hear from young people how hard it is to get good wages…well where were you when others needed the same…What goes...
by Spidey
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Those Russians are harmless
Replies: 11
Views: 316

Re: Those Russians are harmless

I don't own any pets, and I utterly despise dogs...so I must be a soulless prick.
by Spidey
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: If you bitch about "millennials"...
Replies: 31
Views: 737

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

Boomers didn’t create “economic stratification” I’m pretty sure that pre-existed that generation, and many before them. Look, old people like to rag on the younger generation, and young people like to blame old people for everything that goes wrong, that’s just life. There is some truth to both argu...
by Spidey
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: New terror attack this morning...
Replies: 11
Views: 206

Re: New terror attack this morning...

And maybe if Trump had never been elected the Arabs would have never started hijacking planes back in the 60s.

And maybe if…
by Spidey
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: is this the Trump economy, or just reality?
Replies: 12
Views: 230

Re: is this the Trump economy, or just reality?

AI can replace anybody in the coming future, that is the exact reason just getting a better education is not going to solve the problem. This coming issue will only be solved when mankind finally learns that it can't use every tool it has available, because humans have an inherent need to be useful....
by Spidey
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: This Bannon fella is a genius
Replies: 53
Views: 1046

Re: This Bannon fella is a genius

Tunnelcat wrote:
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:40 pm
You can't discount all those news sources woody. They all pretty much say the same thing and all list the same women and the same stories.
Yes, because they all parrot each other, I thought that was a general understanding by now, and has no bearing on proving anything.
by Spidey
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Monumental
Replies: 34
Views: 546

Re: Monumental

Yes, minus a large containment field.