HOT TOPICS QUEUE




9/17/18

Researchers divide people into 4 basic personality types

The "Average" category was described thusly:

"Average people are high in neuroticism and extraversion, while low in openness.
I would expect that the typical person would be in this cluster.
"

So I looked up the definition of neuroticism:

"Individuals who score high on neuroticism are more likely than average
to be moody and to experience such feelings as ...
anxiety, worry, fear, anger, frustration, envy, jealousy, guilt, depressed mood, and loneliness.
"

HOUSTON !!!!!!

I think we've found the problem!


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XSCIENCE

9/19/18

An excellent, informative interview explaining "fascism."

Sean Illing interviews Jason Stanley


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12/29/17

Phil Zuckerman demolishes the lie that the Scandanavian countries have the highest suicide rates

Facts: destroying bullshit propaganda on the internet since 1994


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9/7/18

Snopes investigates the attacks against Nike
regarding the working conditions of their Vietnamese employees ...



But the story never questions why Nike sold out American workers
and shipped all those jobs over to Viet Nam - that's the REAL story.


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XPOLITICS / RELIGION

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1/29/07

The two videos below provide a perfect analogy to the human condition.
In the first video, 30 hornets kill 30,000 bees in only 3 hours.
It reminded me of bad karate movies
where villains attack the hero ... one at a time.
In the second video, hornets encounter a different species of bee.
This species has evolved a defense against the much larger hornets.
They work together to encase the intruder,
and using their vibrating wings ... they cook it to death.

See the analogy?

For 10,000 years humans have been preyed upon by predators (Oligarchs)
who get them to die by the millions in wars so that Oligarchs can enrich themselves.
The Oligarchs control the resources and wealth, and therefore, dictate living conditions.
Humans are like the bees in this first video ... sitting ducks (4:19)



But someday, hopefully before it is too late,
we will discover how to work together (Socialism)
and rid ourselves of the predators who have been making this world ...
a living hell (3:42)




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1991

Here is a method I developed for computing square roots
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I guess God is still mad at me
for all the mean things I said about Him in my book,
so He snuck a vulnerability into my method
(it affects about 10% of the numbers)

Fortunately for me, I discovered this vulnerability
and constructed the following tables
to help me correct for those numbers when they appear.

Square Root Variation Tables


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