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Comment: Re:This is obviously correct (Score 1) 174

Okay, using encryption affects the probability. But don't forget the whole "innocent until proven guilty" thing. I sincerely hope the case against them has demonstrable evidence, rather than claims of "we have real evidence, but we can't reveal it due to secrecy". I'm tired of that BS.

Comment: Re:Favorite Pastime for the Islamists (Score 1) 509

by ItsJustAPseudonym (#48782873) Attached to: Anonymous Declares War Over Charlie Hebdo Attack

It doesn't matter if a culture that considers it better to burn a teacher alive than to let her instruct girls in reading and writing is wanting things to be like they were centuries ago, or if they simply want illiterate girls for the sake of keeping them illiterate. It doesn't matter. What matters is that they're acting to make it so.

In the near-term, you are probably correct.
In the long-term, those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

"Being against torture ought to be sort of a bipartisan thing." -- Karl Lehenbauer