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Comment: People I already know (Score 1) 200 200

by Haxx (#37534754) Attached to: Social Media Bubble Pops Before It Fully Inflates

  One of the problems with Facebook is that most of your friends are people you already know and in many cases, people you haven't seen in years. There is a huge void which is trying to meet new people.

  The other problem is the youth. I was a teen in the late '80s and if my parents knew what I was really doing when I was 15-18 they would have thrown me out of the house. Teens today want no part of a social network of parents, aunts, uncles and good grief, Grandparents!?

Comment: No nationalism when profit is involved (Score 1) 660 660

by Haxx (#29958324) Attached to: Nothing To Fear But Fearlessness Itself?

I can try to make this point brief and direct.

  Fearlessness? callous children?

  The reason why the United States' version of a Capitalist Democracy is hurting is because when there is profit or savings involved nationalism goes out the window. Plain and simple. Apply it to every bottom line situation.

Comment: Magnetic Field (Score 1) 90 90

by Haxx (#29958074) Attached to: Bacteria Could Survive In Martian Soil

    Mars is dead because it's magnetic field stopped after it's cores cooled. When a planet has no magnetic field, charged particles from the sun bombard the planet stripping the atmosphere. Mars' surface gets nasty amounts of radiation from the sun. If we could find a way to heat the cores again we could grow anything we wanted on the surface in 20 million years or so.

Comment: It's all genetic (Score 0, Troll) 449 449

by Haxx (#29915679) Attached to: Bad Driving May Have Genetic Basis

  You could make an argument that all human behavior can be traced to genetics. In fact my father is typing this same reply at another forum over at AARP.COM. He can't spell either.

  year 2600 dictionary: Capitalism --- [kap-i-tl-iz-uhm] -noun. An economic system in which the means of production and distribution are privately owned by Walmart.

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