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Comment Re:Time to move. (Score 1) 377

I agree with the sentiments posted here (leaving the country, violent resistence, etc.)

But I think that, in the long run, perhaps it would be more useful to develop and support technologies that take power away from big governments in the first place -- things like Bittorrent, Wikileaks, solar power...

Comment Re:First step: Understand why women have babies. (Score 2, Insightful) 616

I've been doing a lot of reading in the cognitive sciences and how they see that most thought is unconscious, most thought is below your awareness... about 98%.

Uhm. What does that even mean? I hate to nitpick. I've been doing a lot of reading in the cognitive sciences, too. A lot of those numbers ("people only use 10% of their brains", "Einstein only used 10% of his brain") are totally bogus. Where does that number come from?

If I'd known computer science was going to be like this, I'd never have given up being a rock 'n' roll star. -- G. Hirst

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