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Comment Wikipedia's long been corrupt (Score 0) 126

The internet is becoming a wonderful resource for fiction and stories, but as a credible source of information it is quickly unbecoming.

Personally, I have avoided wikipedia for about a year now because of revisionist history - it seems as though there are those from outside the United States who would prefer manipulating the public consciousness and this wikipedia is one tool they leverage to that end.

On numerous occasions, I have attempted to make edits - and quickly get someone from India who's banning my edits.

There's no real recourse against this, and these 'power users' - so rather than even mess with it or worry about it anymore, I view it as but one perspective of many, and in this case, a limited and wholly inaccurate view of the world.

Wikipedia is in a tough position. It's confronted with alternate realities directly, and manipulation accordingly - and some of us are simply not wanting to contribute or 'play this game' any longer because there's so many people convinced multiple realities is a theory to pick and choose from.

What would be cool is if there was an alternate version of wikipedia for every reality.

Boy i cannot wait for the flames from the misfiring neurons who don't understand this and call me crazy for the way I see the world!!

Comment Seriously? (Score 0) 806

There's absolutely no reason he can't have two lifestyles. One living as a regular joe in a suburban house driving a regular car. This lifestyle can be used for dating and others where it's more important to maintain a low profile. Maybe new potential endeavors or getting to know new people.

And the other in his mansion. with the yacht.

Sometimes it's easier pretending to be two or more different people than being one and being torn in a hundred different directions because you ultimately know people will want to use you for what you have, and finding substance in our relationships becomes the most important thing in life.

Comment Simple Einstein Relativity (Score 0) 139

Speaking personally, I perceive the universe as only being in existence 45 years in total.

Now sure, I understand there's historical and scientific 'evidence' to suggest that it's been around longer. But for me, through provable and personally verifiable science, I cannot reliably prove through repeatable tests that gravity moved at a constant speed nor the speed of light moved at a constant speed prior to my coming into existence. Since I do not have the capability to time travel, I am incapable of proving anything prior to my birth.

That's simple rational logic.

So to me - The Big Bang I do NOT doubt happened 13.8 billions years ago for someone else in an alternate reality (which alternate realities I personally have proof of that works for me), but to me in this reality, the big bang is merely one historical story of this planet's inception - of which there are, in my mind, literally infinite potential stories to be told.

So of course some perceive the big bang length of time being less.

I mean, this is a no-brainer application of Einstein's Relativity, and the observer bias, is it not?

Comment Former IT worker here (Score 0) 414

With two degrees, and 30 years of IT experience, I am now homeless and out of work for three years thanks to H1B workers.

Now they can statistically attempt to 'spin' this any which way they like. But the simple fact of the matter is. Most of the Americans I know in IT are unemployed or underemployed, their jobs going to lower cost H1B workers who have replaced us.

Which is fine by me. I always wanted to learn to hack better, and I have been inspired by video games called "Thief" - that maybe, it's these people who have no concern for those they are replacing, that we'll simply go to their houses, and take their belongings.

I mean. What are they going to do - put a homeless person in jail and feed me, clothe me, and give me a bed?

Lol. not gonna happen. I'll be back on the street the next day doing the same thing.

Sorry, I call bullshit. Those 'unskilled' positions are killing opportunties for the educated and experienced for who knows what reason.

Comment Viruses (Score 1) 163

Back in 2011, I had a virus which persisted on my Blackberry after a full factory reset and clear. Nasty little bugger, also infected my Kindle, my wireless smart monitor and xbox, and a SecureRom bios secured machine. Sliced through it all like butter, and reinstalled itself even after full wipes.

I now carry only a laptop. No cell phones. No nothing. That kind of trouble's just too much for me.

Comment Simple relatvitiy (Score 0) 154

I don't think these 'observers' are quite understanding the simple implications of observer bias and relativity.

Just because you observe an exploding star does not mean it's time is scaled relative to your own.

I thought Einstein's Theories - which provide the cornerstone of modern physics - made this clear?

What is an hour to you may be five minutes to someone OR SOMETHING else!

wow. are ya'all really this brain dead?

Comment Re:LOL! (Score 0) 116

Anthem needs to learn the rules?

Well at least you drew a pretty awesome analogy to it being a playground as you lashed out like a child.

Look, let's be clear.

To me, this isn't a playground.

It's a place where grownups play.

And unfortunately, in the corporate world, new 'state' and 'federal' agencies with self proclaimed oversight crop up daily.

Now as a company doing any kind of business, a company would go absolutely insane and quite literally never get any business done trying to appease every single one of these so called agencies.

So there comes a point where these companies - DO THEIR best to appeal to their population. CSR helps establish a valuable modus operandi for supporting the general public....

And learn to say no such as Anthem has demonstrated.

Watch the tv show Supernatural. When you say you are representing 'The Feds', nowadays - most people in the corporate world recognize it's a witch hunt.

The FEDS need to clean up THEIR act and those they govern and THEN (and only then) the corporate world will start respecting those who represent them as credible.

Comment Re:Hmmm (Score 0) 734

I haven't filed taxes since 2003 and have lived in the United States my entire life.

Taxes are a choice. Those who receive the revenues from taxation would prefer you do not understand or comprehend that, as they leverage fear tactics to bully you into paying.

But the real truth is, it's not that hard to live outside the system.

Now I ask you - did you have any choice as to where you were born? If you did. I didn't. And accordingly, I did NOT sign up for nor accept any oath obligating me to pay taxes. Not once. Not ever.

This is NOT to say I do not agree nor disagree with taxation. IT serves it's definite purpose. It creates community. It shapes and molds culture and mindset. But in a nation corrupted through cronie capitalism, you, like I, have a choice, and I can assure you it will not land you in prison.

It becomes an education. Don't get me wrong.

My advice is. Quit regurgitating what you found on the internet onto others. Think for your own damned self for a change and enjoy life - without fear. You don't owe anyone anything.

There will ABSOLUTELY be a day I return to paying taxes.

And that day will be when I actually come to support my country's and leaders decisions, and they support me for mine.

That day is not yet here. And may never come.

Comment Hmmm (Score 0) 734

You immediately list the cons without a single pro. Isn't that telling enough?

There was a time I started pursuing legalization in China - I registered as a 'resident' of Hong Kong, as I loved it there, and I could also continue working there if I found opportunities without the worry of the Chinese Government which can be quite abusive at times.

Now clearly the situation is different, but first you don't mention your children's age. My advice is - if they can talk - try to find a way to explain to them what you are considering and LET THEM DECIDE. IF POSSIBLE wait until they reach an age where they are ready for it. This shouldn't be just your decision alone, as this effects their adult life pretty tremendously, doesn't it?

Now if you have a pressing demand that makes this time a make it or break it. Then ask yourself the simple question: Do the pros outweigh the cons? Personally, I am of the opinion that dual citizenship can be both a burden as well as a benefit, but like you said - taxation is a pain.

Keep in mind they are only responsible for filing for taxes if the income's in the United States and their residency is 50% or more in the United States. AND YES they DO keep tabs on that kinda stuff.

My advice is. Let your kids make the choices, individually. you have a couple children. What works for one may not work for the other. You might actually see them making different choices. But don't list only the cons to them

Comment Kudos. (Score 0) 44

I'm homeless, working on a non combat oriented version of Star Trek Online here in Starbuck's, and find it's often difficult to explain to people the concept of what an MMORPG is, let alone the factually based alternate realities and multiple universes we reside in which I have long taken for granted but they without their computer experience simply don't understand.

More people like you need to step forward! Kudos on your book. Wish I could afford it. But you know. Homeless sleeping in a tent dont help much!

A right is not what someone gives you; it's what no one can take from you. -- Ramsey Clark