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Comment: Re:Who are you? I'm bat- er, ANON! (Score 1) 413

by ZeRu (#48904815) Attached to: Anonymous Asks Activists To Fight Pedophiles In 'Operation Deatheaters'

And imagine someone beating your skull in with a 2x4 while you were getting into your car in which you were going to get into a fatal 18 car pileup on the highway, causing something that would still happen less than an hour later.

Assuming I was getting into my car with the purpose of injuring or killing myself? I don't see a difference either. Furthermore, if my plan involved colliding with other cars and endangering lives of others then the person beating my skull should be applauded (and if not, they still save some property and prevent environmental damage).

But your argument didn't seem to come with such preconditions, Mr. Strawman.

Comment: Re:Who are you? I'm bat- er, ANON! (Score 1) 413

by ZeRu (#48903187) Attached to: Anonymous Asks Activists To Fight Pedophiles In 'Operation Deatheaters'

Well I agree with you that the problem lies in the legal definition, but laws declaring what's legal or illegal also shape people's perception. Woman deciding to perform an abortion isn't doing anything illegal and is not a story that you'll hear on the news, but now imagine media and people's reaction if someone kicked the very same woman in the guts while she was on her way to the abortion clinic, causing something that would still happen less than an hour later.

We've had enough stories about teachers who had (totally consensual) sex with her student, yet the media and the authorities were screaming "sex abuse" just because the so-called victim wasn't 18...back in my high-school days we could only dream about our sexy teacher giving us a blowjob.

Comment: Re:People Are Such Babies (Score 1) 218

by ZeRu (#48686159) Attached to: Facebook Apologizes For 'Year In Review' Photos
I can say with great confidence that the algorithm indeed sucks since the stupid images didn't even load for me - I've tried with different browsers and all I see when I click on "My Year in Review" is a slightly darker viewport.
Facebook didn't apologize to me but chances are that they don't even know that I have a problem since I don't have a blog a lot of people follow, I didn't write on my wall about it and I only tried to inform them through the generic report a problem feature that nobody seemed to read.
Of course, my life won't be at loss because I've never seen what would be on "My Year in Review" (after all, I've seen all the images that are meant to be there before) so I didn't made a big deal out of it and I didn't care enough to try to figure out why the images aren't loading, or inform people who might want to that that.
But regardless, fuck you Facebook for not giving me an apology.

Comment: Re:Don't worry guys... (Score 1) 880

by ZeRu (#48598925) Attached to: Apparent Islamic Terrorism Strikes Sydney

Also, I'm not sure how you give credit to Constantine for founding Christianity; I thought that honor went to Jesus, or perhaps Paul or even Peter.

But none of them was a warlord so it kinda ruins the message. Stop ruining the party for anti-theists, parent! You're supposed to correct them by quoting some silly shit from The Old Testament, not by mentioning something they just don't pretend to know!

Comment: Re:writer doesn't get jeopardy, or much of anythin (Score 1) 455

by ZeRu (#48448023) Attached to: Alva Noe: Don't Worry About the Singularity, We Can't Even Copy an Amoeba

Skynet begins to learn at a geometric rate. At 1:35 A.M. Eastern time it runs out of disk space and crashes horribly

Better yet, Skynet, in an attempt to gather all human-recorded data and understand our behaviour, visits 4chan and its circuits fry while they are trying to process and interpret the acquired data.

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