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What do you mean? If I knew my bitcoin wallet doubled its value every year, I would spend/invest NONE of it. And since everyone else would do the same, the value would grow even further and further, until it wouldn't. Then there is incentive to spend, thus flooding the market with bitcoins, which results in inflation, which forces to spend even more, before value is lost even further. Sounds like solid economical base to me.
I wonder, under what terms will BRICS bank lend Greece anything.
How is gold (or peg to it) any worse than bitcoin? Right now any entity that is afraid of volatility or deflation will avoid bitcoin, and most governments will.
Yes, you definitely need a tinfoil hat ASAP.
I understand that everyone concerned with security should be a bit paranoid, but the proper way to handle it should be through code review.
And systemd is 5(!) years old. It has been a while and glacial Debian has finally adopted it, as slowly as expected. How much longer do you expect it to be around before considered mature?
Yes, indeed I did.
has no idea what he is talking about
Fixed that for me.
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This sort of entertainment is why I keep reading Shashdot. Keep up the good work.
By "self regulating eco-system" AC meant that Earth always has a climate. And at some point (indefinite future) it will stabilize. Did snowball Earth (if such existed) have climate? Yes. Was it stable? Sure, for a while. So there you have it.
Can you list all the things the kernel does in one line? coreutils? binutils? bash?
The root cause of all abuse is thinking other people are less important than your self, and as such can be treated worse than you.
Antisemitism comes from feeling of oppression (I guess. I really don't understand this one). Child abuse often justified as for their own good. Honour killings come from need to maintain honour. I am quite sure this is not a complete list. Even if the end result you propose would solve everything, how do we get there? Because just believing everyone is just as important as everyone else doesn't solve the abuse I listed above.
So tell me, how does shit-talking on the Internet reduce violence? What particular form of abuse is it efficient at solving?
Profanities won't solve it, nor am I advocating for them. But sometimes people in these sort of debates are so oblivious of the issues, I can understand why every other word a swear word.
I am sure you meant "All victims are women, all criminals are men"
And you should notice, that root causes for abuse are different. Unless you have an abuse solving fairy grandmother, that can magically solve all abuse, I am all for differential approach for reducing violence.
Why have any conversation about social issues? Since obviously opinions can't change.
Or do you think that whole