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Comment Re:West Virginia too (Score 1) 468 468

it treats voters as guilty of fraud until proven innocent by a card.

By that logic, isn't requiring any form of identification treating "voters as guilty of fraud until proven innocent?" Or can we just approach now, say I'm so and so, and vote, no questions asked? That's the only way someone could be treated as beyond reproach.

Comment Re:What the fuck (Score 5, Insightful) 361 361

By that logic, we should require everyone to derive Calculus from scratch, because "Hey, Newton had to do it on his own." The reason we are where we are today is because people passing on what they learned before decreasing the amount of time for the next person to learn the same concepts.
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Submission + - Ask Slashdot: Where should a geek's charitable donations go? 5 5

An anonymous reader writes: I'm in the position to direct (or at least suggest the direction of) a fairly large amount of charitable donation on behalf of a foundation interested in promoting education. As a lifelong geek, I'd like to see some of this money directed toward organizations involved in things geeks like (e.g. spreading technology in education to those without it, improving the use of technology for those who have it, etc.). If it was up to you, what charitable organizations would you support and why?

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