I'm actually an actuary, so it is my damn business, you insensitive clod!!!!!
Income is not wealth
because money is not wealth.
Incorrect. There are many forms of wealth, but money is one of them.
The real difference is that wealth is measured in units of money, income is measured in units of money per unit of time.
If you have a $500 widget and I give you $500 for the widget, no wealth is created.
When you say "a $500 widget", do you mean (contrary to normal usage) that's the cost to produce it? In that case you'd be right, but even if it cost $499 one dollar of wealth has been created.
Oh. I thought it was either The Graduate or Animal House.
"Hey look, it's the farmer again! Food time!" -- unknown Turkey, unknown location, 24th December.
Transhumanism is an artifact of the techie community. It's the geek version of religious extremism.
If I disagree with you, it's only because I think your description is flattering.
transhumanism is strictly a fantasy of the 0.1%, who have now allowed their self-regard to reach a point where there is significant danger of creating a breakaway culture in which access to life-extending and death-defying technologies is strictly apportioned to a very tiny fraction of population
The arrogance of people who think they're the be all and end all staggers me. If nobody died there'd be no room for new - hopefully, better - people.
The old saw about political power applies to immortality too.
It was those evil Nazis that started it.
Well it wasn't the US that bombed Pearl Harbor.
Did the quote I replied to contain the word *publish*, or the *word* take?
To the submitter of the article, theodp, Hugh Pickens and other uninformed twats:
When there's an actual bill introduced in the House Of Commons, then and only then can you correctly say "UK Government wants to
When some random politician is spouting off, you can't. It's a non-story. Just STFU already.
***cab drivers have all kinds of rules & limitations for using public roads and bus stops***
I think you'll find the reason is that a taxi isn't a bus, you dribbling biffwit.
Newspaper photos are "editorial use" and protected speech.
Your facebook / flickr photo galleries are not journalistic expression.
Facebook even has a button to report images and get them taken down if someone posts an image of you you don't like.
Facebooks policy != the law.
Just don't take pictures of people who obviously don't want to be in your photo and you're fine
Must be a great place if you're a thief.
This means that you should be asking the people who will buy your product
They're the last people you should ask. http://simpsons.wikia.com/wiki...
That's like saying "a GUI."
No it's not. His post was funny.