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Comment Re:I wonder how long until it "accidentally" leaks (Score 1) 1224

Just in case you weren't aware, a red-letter Bible is one in which only the quotations of Jesus are highlighted in red. So nobody had to "decide" which parts to highlight, the implication is that the highest value are given to the statements straight from the horse's (or deity's) mouth. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-Letter_Christian

Comment Re:Prosecuting corporations for crimes is asinine. (Score 1) 336

"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."? How exactly does a system that uses a mathematical formula to determine punishment violate the 10th, 8th, or any other amendment?

Comment Re:Confusing icon practices (Score 1) 256

Humorous nitpick: in countries such as Israel where the language is read right-to-left, American style fast-foward/rewind buttons seem extremely unintuitive and backwards to what you would expect. There's just not the same cultural sense that right is forward and left is backward.

Comment Re:It wasn't like that! (Score 1) 114

I wasn't aware of sex playing any major role in the Psalms, which are holy liturgical songs, though admittedly I've only read about half of them. I believe you are thinking of the erotic Song of Solomon, various sexual imagery in the prophesies of Ezekiel and Hosea, and historical/mythological narrative in Genesis, 2 Samuel, etc.

Comment Re:We proved him a fraud years back, no one listen (Score 1) 147

Perhaps he promised a lossless algorithm but it was lossy? That wouldn't take cleverness to expose, though. Perhaps it does something like split the file into two parts and hide the other deep in the computer, so it appears to have achieved a factor of compression twice what it should have been?

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