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Comment: Re:Smeagol (Score 1) 722 722

So you're saying that the US founding fathers - all well-educated and almost all well-heeled, many slave owners - in establishing laws that were significantly preferential to land-owners, were all the time rebelling against a thin layer of rich aristocracy with poor peasants underneath" ?!?

When you said "US founding fathers" did you actually mean "USSR founding fathers"?

Comment: Re:Arthur C Clarke: Profiles of the Future.... 196 (Score 2) 278 278

Yeah, just like that - except you don't have to spend 10+ minutes in travel time just to skim the pages of a single book your interested in. And Amazon is open before 11am and after 5pm. But besides that, yeah, just like a local independent bookshop.

Algebraic symbols are used when you do not know what you are talking about. -- Philippe Schnoebelen