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Comment: Re:Affirmative Action (Score 2) 529

by Razed By TV (#49710949) Attached to: Harvard Hit With Racial Bias Complaint
This. Why did you post AC?

I'm so tired of well off people who think it is their god damn birth right to have a good education and opportunities, while at the same time people who are born poor in a ghetto have a birth right to poverty. "It's their fault they don't have better jobs and education. It's their choice to fail at school and not overcome their obstacles. I've had just as many challenges as they have, why should they get a free pass? There is no system that keeps them from rising to the top."


I think about white flight, and how blacks with half a prayer move into white communities hoping for a better life, better education for their young. And all they do is climb out of one hole and into the next. I feel guilt, not because I have done it, but because white Americans have done it, or their earlier generations have. It is a crime we have committed. To claim innocence while at the same time reaping the benefits of leaving your fellow men to falter is mind-bogging.

Comment: Immoral? (Score 5, Insightful) 618

by Razed By TV (#49710809) Attached to: Editor-in-Chief of the Next Web: Adblockers Are Immoral
The war began in earnest when ads became intrusive and disruptive.

I appreciate that someone has to pay for all of the sites that I visit for free. Some are payed entirely out of pocket, a labor of love by the host. And some are fueled by ad revenue. But those that utilize pop-ups, pop-unders, full screen ads, ads that autoplay voice and sound, malicious ads with fake security warnings and fake buttons... I don't feel the slightest bit guilty about denying ad revenue to those sites.

Comment: Re:How do I get eyes like that (Score 1) 81

by Razed By TV (#49362807) Attached to: Citizen Scientists Develop Eye Drops That Provide Night Vision
The test subject just has "sclera lenses" in his eyes, this procedure doesn't turn his eyes black.

This is me with protective lenses in my eyes to block out some of the light. As the solution starts to work, the light intensity would increase over the course of 2 hours. I ended up putting sunglasses on soon as well.

I'm a little skeptical that a sclera lens will even be effective for protecting your eyes in a situation like this.

I'm also a little surprised that their research doesn't mention anything about pupil dilation, whether it is normal or otherwise.

Comment: Re:My two cents... (Score 1) 606

by Razed By TV (#49219593) Attached to: YouTube Video of Racist Chant Results In Fraternity Closure
Less "stupid kids" and more "leaders of tomorrow".
In the future, these students may come into a position of power, where they can then discriminate based upon their prejudice. Why would UO want to be a part of that process?

Moreover, why would UO want to be represented by these students at all? Would you want to be?

Comment: Re:Hypocrisy (Score 5, Interesting) 136

by Razed By TV (#48852171) Attached to: Drug Company CEO Blames Drug Industry For Increased Drug Resistance

Besides, how many people just throw old pills in the *garbage* ? I'm pretty sure that's the main reason for drug resistance.

It's funny, because this illustrates the bigger problem of people not being aware that when they stop taking antibiotics early, they potentially breed resistant bacteria if their illness relapses. *Noone* should have any antibiotics left to throw the garbage, with the rare exception of someone having an allergic reaction to them.

My one coworker ceased her antibiotics when she felt better, relapsed, and had to get stronger antibiotics. In the meantime, she infected two of her family members with the more resilient bacteria, one of whom had to be hospitalized.

Comment: Re:Uber's in a completely different market (Score 1) 183

by Razed By TV (#48730017) Attached to: Uber Must Submit CEO Emails
In the urban areas, Uber flourishes because it flaunts the requirements placed upon taxis, and offers cheaper (and higher quality) service as a result.

In the suburban areas, it flourishes for the same reason, plus it offers faster service. So, there may be something valid about this model in a suburban setting.

"What if" is a trademark of Hewlett Packard, so stop using it in your sentences without permission, or risk being sued.