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Comment Re: Those who would give up essential Liberty... (Score 1) 395

Yeah, that seems to be the case. However, me and my brother found out while we were doing our military service that the people from Wallonia were just as nice as us.

The main problem is that around Brussels there are some language problems. But I have always found that it is the politicians and the press which magnify the problems. And the longer I look I definitely see (and the last years even more, around the world) that it is always politicians which make matters worse.

Comment Re:This has been known for a long time (Score 1) 288

I think that epicycles worked for a large part. But what happened is that they were an incomplete model, that was always more and more incorrect due to more precise observations. It would be like trying to compute a sine wave by simple algebraic functions. It works up to a certain precision, but then it breaks down.

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