If people get in wrecks and become dependent on government assistance programs as a result of disabilities caused by their injuries, is it wrong to put in place laws that can be demonstrably shown to lessen the severity of those potential injuries? In one instance, you may be burdening individuals with laws "for their own protection," while in another instance you may be potentially burdening tax payers with providing support for someone who is otherwise incapable of providing for their self.
Accusations of rape are already written off with questions of "what was she wearing?" or "shouldn't she have know better than to be there?" or "what about those Stubenville student's bright future as football stars?"
How does dubbing a movie that has nothing to do with Navajo culture help preserve Navajo culture? Not trying to troll, I am asking honestly. It seems a bit insulting, the insinuation being that the whole of their culture is distilled down to their native language.
It isn't as if it is currently impossible for a disgusting creep to record video of your girlfriend, not only do a large number have phones that have a camera, but wearable cameras have been around for quite while. And they are much less expensive than Glass will be.
I don't understand this "I don't want to be recorded" that people always go on about with this. Seriously, what is so special about you that a stranger would want to record you?
'Saturn is the first planet to show significant interaction between its atmosphere and ring system.'
I mean, wouldn't you expect the Saturn system to be the first place you would find something like that?
To be fair, when it rains, the internet at my house goes out when it rains. Maybe all of these 51% of people surveyed live in the ghetto too?
The Black Cloud is one of my favorite novels ever, and it appears to be out of print, at least in the States. October the First Is Too Late was quite an interesting idea, though I think I like it more in retrospect than I did as I was reading it.
...Or, alternatively he realized that lightning was not only electricity, but also that it was 1.21 gigawatts of electrical power and with a flux capacitor and 88mph he could travel through time.
Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790)
Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791)
Ludwig van Beethoven (17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827)
George Frideric Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759)
Marie Antoinette (2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793)
Are you issuing a formal challenge that they "up the ante"?
Plus he invented the glass armonica, a musical instrument played by Mozart, Beethoven, Handel and even Marie Antoinette among others. Perhaps the enlightenment-era equivalent of Richard Feynman.
I do tend to keep it until it is quite outdated, however.
It isn't really superheros, but it may be something he could enjoy. I don't recall if there was anything that would be inappropriate for for someone of his age aside from a little bit of violence.
This is the most difficult Slashdot poll ever.