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Comment: Re:The results are deliberately skewed (Score 3, Informative) 248

by Khashishi (#49182571) Attached to: Racial Discrimination Affects Virtual Reality Characters Too

This is how science works. The experiment does not make claims outside of the experimental parameters. If you interpret that as implying some sort of claim about white people versus black people, that's your problem. Go research other studies to fill in the gaps.

Comment: Re:you care more for your own kind, its science! (Score 1) 248

by Khashishi (#49182467) Attached to: Racial Discrimination Affects Virtual Reality Characters Too

What is natural is not the same as what is right. Sure, I can totally accept that the natural inclination of humans is to be racist. We don't have to search to hard in history for cases of tribes annihilating tribes, or nations annihilating nations. It's science, so we should not try to advance beyond this savagery.

I don't think you understand the point of 'political correctness'. The point is not to deny the base nature within you, but to fight it.

Comment: Re:What about the race of the escapee? (Score 1) 248

by Khashishi (#49182327) Attached to: Racial Discrimination Affects Virtual Reality Characters Too

There probably weren't enough black psychology student volunteers from the Italian schools they took data from to generate useful statistics.

My guess is that all people are kind of racist. There are all sorts of studies showing this. Does that make you feel better? Not me...

Comment: Re:Yes, and? (Score 1) 174

by Khashishi (#49182097) Attached to: One Year Later, We're No Closer To Finding MtGox's Missing Millions

Well, with real property, if you purchased stolen property, you normally have to give it up when it is discovered, whether or not you knew it was stolen. The thief would owe you restitution, but good luck collecting it. I don't see why it would be different in this case. Sure, some bit coins got shuffled around, but if we can easily identify which coins were stolen, we should be able to legally recover them, whether or not the current possessors did the stealing or not.

Comment: Re:Socialism or barbarism (Score 1) 389

by Khashishi (#49075325) Attached to: What To Do After Robots Take Your Job

I suppose this is the natural progression from a capitalist economy, but it isn't ideal. There will always be animosity from the haves toward the have-nots for being forced to pay welfare from what they rightfully "earned", and the have-nots toward the haves for owning the vast majority of shares.

Mommy, what happens to your files when you die?