The Crusades? You mean, the military reaction after 700 years of terrorism from Islam, that was so concerned with their own eternal salvation that they sucked at being a military?
And his punishment for being a heretic was to be given a 47 room mansion with servants and a fully stocked laboratory! Technically house arrest, but would somebody please give me that level of luxurious house arrest?
I still don't understand why this is news. How is this different from what the previous FIVE Popes proclaimed on the subject?
If you wanted to avoid hilarious laughter, you failed with Noah's Flying Saucer.
I'd like to see more civil wars actually. This creating one nation out of five to 11 completely different cultures isn't working real well. What is important to somebody in NYC is not necessarily something a farmer isolated in a valley in the Rockies really needs to worry about.
A dictator is only as strong as the number of soldiers he has available. If his geographical area is so small that he can only attract a couple of people into the police force, while his legal strength is great, his ability to affect people's lives is severely limited.
Manpower. The limitation should be on population and area.
Business programmers who don't have a choice and must use what the IT department gives them.
I think they picked the Czar they did for his marketing skills, not his medical skills.
You need a larger C: drive.
Windows doesn't have enough space for your temp directory for the code base you are working on.
Waterfall vs Agile. Waterfall, you get the spec, go and code. Agile you get lucky to code a couple of hours a day, the rest is ALL spec gathering, and then you stay up all night for the sprint right before you submit the code for user acceptance testing.
I remember, back in the early 80s, some friends and I pooled our allowance, bought an Atari joystick, then tried to make an adapter for the 9-pin Apple IIe joystick connector- not realizing the reason the Apple joysticks were so damn expensive was because they were analog.
Not for my last 6 computers have I seen a 9 pin serial port.
The world's biggest Lego Land. Do they sing "Everything is Awesome!" while they work?
Very true. Multiculturalism and pluralism, like urban living, requires liberty and individualism.
The way I usually put it is "limited but strong"./ Limited in topics they can intervene on, strong enough to defend their competency.