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Comment: Re:Another false dichotomy (Score 1) 434 434

by Legion303 (#43944815) Attached to: Fear of Death Makes People Into Believers (of Science)

"At one time, science was the pursuit of truth, but nowadays it has become corrupted into the pursuit of fame and fortune."

Yes, because when I see that famous blonde in the Ferrari, I know she must be a particle physicist. Lousy rich scientists with their swag.

Comment: Re:Solution is smaller government / reduced spendi (Score 5, Insightful) 609 609

by Legion303 (#43924269) Attached to: Verizon Ordered To Provide All Customer Data To NSA

"Not if you consistently vote in people who aim for reduced spending and smaller government."

I've seen a lot of mouthy political bullshit along these lines, but no actual politicians who are interested in implementing it (lots and lots of politicians who want to reduce spending in areas they don't like, while increasing it for areas they do, however).

"It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it." -- Henry Allen