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Comment: Re:The state is easy to see. (Score 1) 188

by aliquis (#49142515) Attached to: The State of Linux Gaming In the SteamOS Era

OS X has more of a chance at becoming a capable gaming OS than Linux does

I'm not convinced.

Snobs who always have argued they for whatever reason don't need games because supposedly that ruin their creativity / other software somehow blended together with a company which argued about the same and didn't bothered about games.

Most don't run OS X (of course they don't run Linux either but in the case of the desktop the OS X likely is kinda "meh" too.)

Comment: Re:Isn't that (Score 2) 201

by aliquis (#49125999) Attached to: What Happens When Betelgeuse Explodes?

It was a small planet somewhere in the vicinity of Betelgeuse. So it could have been a neighboring system. Because when talking on astronomical scales, the vicinity of a star can cover a tremendous amount of space. After all, space is big, extremely big. You wouldn't believe just how big it is...

Is that when the universe is viewed in the perspective of say petunias or when it's viewed by mice?

Comment: Re:Do armed Americans factor into terror planning? (Score 2) 241

by aliquis (#49105911) Attached to: Al-Shabaab Video Threat Means Heightened Security at Mall of America

a terrorist event could be considered a "success" just from emptying an AK magazine into a crowd at a mall, even if the attacker(s) were killed immediately after opening fire.


Such fucking stupidity it's allowed into Europe.

In the case of France as I've understood it there was no escape plan. Of course there will be others with similar ideas who will still think it was a success and good.

Don't understand why we have to destroy our countries. Guess the good part which can come from it is that more of them actually like the freedom and rather than the agenda they want to pull that "west is struggling to uphold its values" or whatever it will be the Islamic majority countries which will lose their fundamentalistic ways and go secular and humane or whatever.

Who knows.


Comment: Re:Can this be fixed with technology? (Score 2) 241

by aliquis (#49105705) Attached to: Al-Shabaab Video Threat Means Heightened Security at Mall of America

As a vegan myself I just accept that bought food sources will kill so maybe that argument doesn't hold and moral and ideas are subjective.

So I don't accept the notation that "this is good and that is bad" as a scientific / complete truth.

However I don't feel responsible for whatever stupid others participate in and I won't take responsibility for whatever someone else do regardless of what they claim was the reason for it and I'm claimed to be it.

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made. -- Jean Giraudoux