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Comment: Re:pathetic humans (Score 0) 184

Put down that peyote and realize that you are a human so where do you get off saying "you humans". Go read Ecclesiastes and know that every human accomplishment is meaningless in the grand scheme of things and every pleasure you seek is also meaningless. Seek god if you want to be happy. Solomon is the man who wrote Ecclesiastes and he tried to find fulfilment in every sensual pleasure, every field of learning and owning every possible possession available to him. None of that gave him true happiness. Only those who know and fear the lord will attain true happiness and fulfilment in their life.

Only the fearful and diffident shall be happy and fulfilled? Oh tell us more doubleplus good speak.

*WOOOOOOOOOOOOSH*
The point you missed is that the acquisition of "things" or seeking to experience all manners of "sensual" pleasure do not result in longterm fulfilment or happiness. Solomon had more gold that any of us will ever have. He could buy what he wanted any time that he wanted. Fear is this case would be awe,reverence or respect for the power of god. That is much different than living in paralyzing "fear". Some fear can be healthy as it helps you stay out of trouble. When you look at something like the Niagara falls in person, does it give you terror or does it cause a sense of awe? Does that feeling give you a positive sense of euphoria? Now imagine a god who created all of that awe inspiring power, other inspiring phenomenon and the universe itself. Now consider such a being caring about you personally. Wild, if you actually think about it even as a thought experiment.

I can somewhat relate to Solomon. I used to be into acquiring things and travelling around the world experiencing new things but I found that none of that ever really gave me lasting joy.

Comment: Re:pathetic humans (Score 0) 184

You humans are so self-centered. You think that because you are 'alive' according to your way of thinking, that being alive is ideal. Anything that 'spreads life' is a good thing.

Put down that peyote and realize that you are a human so where do you get off saying "you humans". Go read Ecclesiastes and know that every human accomplishment is meaningless in the grand scheme of things and every pleasure you seek is also meaningless. Seek god if you want to be happy. Solomon is the man who wrote Ecclesiastes and he tried to find fulfilment in every sensual pleasure, every field of learning and owning every possible possession available to him. None of that gave him true happiness. Only those who know and fear the lord will attain true happiness and fulfilment in their life.

Comment: Re:Girls, girls, girls... (Score 1) 333

You know, initially I was outraged, the same as you. And then it occurred to me that if you let the boys design the Christmas tree lights, eventually the White House would be adorned with 12 foot tall penis light sculptures...

You appear to have a phallic obsession. I personally like boobs.

Comment: Re:Superstar we are not. (Score -1, Flamebait) 215

by aristotle-dude (#48407509) Attached to: Do Good Programmers Need Agents?

Never trust anyone who calls a programmer "Superstar", "Rockstar", "Codeninja", "Gurus" or any other retarded ass term.

We're Programmers, we're Engineers, we're Coders. Anything else is insulting.

(Hackers is debatable, personally I hate being called "Hacker" because hacks are typically shitty code cobbled together to make something work. I take more pride in my work....)

Awe. Now go write those DTOs for me like a good code money while I work on the strategy classes and related factory methods and managers and put them all under the *.infrastructure namespace.

PS. Be sure to extract an interface for your database/file/stream management classes like a good little worker. It will help make the code easier to mock for unit tests.

Comment: All so called neutral posters are democrats (Score 1) 165

by aristotle-dude (#48290641) Attached to: Facebook Wants You To Vote Tuesday
The democrats are running scared and they want to do anything they can to keep republican and independents from voting for the Republicans because they know that the useful idiots who always vote for the Democrats will show up for their party no matter what the democrats have done wrong.

Comment: Re:Lucky for Democrats (Score 1) 165

by aristotle-dude (#48290623) Attached to: Facebook Wants You To Vote Tuesday

I thought both parties were out to destroy the middle class. The difference, of course, is that Republicans want to screw to poor to help the rich, while pretending they will help the poor due to trickle down economics. Conversely, the Democrats want to appear to help the poor while sabotaging their situation is less obvious ways, such as illegal immigrants and H-1B visas to drop wages, passing large taxes (with equally large loopholes) on the rich, and aid programs that will help you while you are poor but will cease if you start improving your situation.

Sorry Mr. Democrat hack. You are following the divide and conquer method. You want to convince people who might vote Republican to stay home so your party can get our your base and keep control of the senate. Your fake neutrality does not sound convincing.

Comment: Zuckerberg will never pay more taxes... (Score 1) 165

by aristotle-dude (#48288621) Attached to: Facebook Wants You To Vote Tuesday
The rich have lawyers and accountants to find loopholes to keep them from paying more no matter how many taxes are raised by liberal democrats. They know that ultimately it is the middle class that suffers under more taxes and the poor get poorer as opportunities dry up but rich people like Zuckerberg do not care.

Comment: Re:Ridiculous (Score -1, Troll) 209

by aristotle-dude (#48190323) Attached to: More Eye Candy Coming To Windows 10

The OSX animations are awful, people have been using windowing systems for decades and completely grok what happened to the window. At most you need to a tiny fraction of a second to avoid the user overlooking the change. Please do not waste precious seconds or cause people motion sickness for your whizbang effects.

Grok? Really? It might be a word now in the dictionary but so are words like GINORMOUS and d'oh. Try using words which are in standard usage by normal people.

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