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Comment: Re:Sociopath (Score 2) 170

100% correct, actually most of the time, the beer effect is applicable to off-the-ice fist fights as well.

I've never understood this whole fighting is 100% bad mentality. We are animals, the product of evolution. We have plenty of traits still with us that meant the difference between life and death on the Savannah's. For some reason, some people think that these traits (such as aggression) are legacy things that are not needed any more. I'd argue that many of these traits are not only needed, but just as important as ever.

I also, think in these days of "think of the children, can't we just hug our problems away, lets form a circle and sing Kumbaya" we simply do not get a chance to properly (practice/hone) these skills/traits and sports creates an artifical environment where we can exercise these traits.

I'm not saying that there are cases where people have REAL issues with aggression, but I'm definitely NOT on the contact sports are evil camp.

You don't like contact sports? Don't play them, but also don't try to force your opinion down everyone's throats. There's all sorts of activities/choices that are proven to cause harm to the body and mind, sitting on your ass in your mom's basement all day, with the only social face-to-face contact you've had with a living human, other than your mom, was six months ago, is probably the worst of them.

Comment: Re:Systemd has been great for *BSD. (Score -1, Flamebait) 553

by IMightB (#48819903) Attached to: SystemD Gains New Networking Features

What get me is when greybeard waste-of-space fossils whine and bitch about shit they only read about and never bothered to properly learn or understand. Like it or not systemd solves actual problems in ways that initd/inetd/xinetd never could. There are REAL and VALID reasons why it is being adopted so heavily by pretty much every linux distro. Just because you can't see a need for it for your particular use cases doesn't mean it's not a good project.

I can only hope that you hunker down in your initd distro of choice. You'll be cruising around in your fricking modelT while the rest of the world will smoke your ass in pretty much any category. By all means it's your right to bitch and whine and moan and choose a ModelT. but what you and the (typical) systemd haters are basically saying is that the Model T should be "good enough" for everyone.

Comment: Re:Fuck Me (Score 0) 553

by IMightB (#48819625) Attached to: SystemD Gains New Networking Features

Yeah I know, why bother with a 486 when a 386 has worked fine for most people. Why bother with a horseless carriage when horses have worked fine for most people. Why bother with vaccines when getting sick and dying have worked fine for most people as well? Why bother with a smart phone when the telegraph has worked fine? or wheels or electricity or gunpowder or etc etc etc etc.

"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed." -- Albert Einstein