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Comment: Re:I have an even better idea (Score 1) 293

by dargaud (#48893249) Attached to: Government Recommends Cars With Smarter Brakes
I completely disagree with you. If there were enough people with (rightfully so) suspended licences in the US they would work to improve the infrastructure. You know that there are cities in the US that you CANNOT cross on foot ? Yes, I've lived there.

Another country that has driving peculiarities is France where you can buy licence-less car (voitures sans permis). Small cars that you can drive without license, or with a suspended license. They legally top out to 60km/h but I've seen some beefed up to go 120km/h. When you seen one you KNOW it's driven either by a drunk or by a blind 90 year old. Fuck those people and the car they rode onto. Let them walk or bike.

Comment: Re:Just give the option to turn it off... (Score 1) 792

by dargaud (#48882905) Attached to: Fake Engine Noise Is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret
Yeah, but it is only because the cities are so drowned in noise from other cars. Once all cars are quiet, the problem will solve itself (you can still hear them enough when its quiet). But if you mandate noise on them, it'll never happen. A quiet city would be awesome, particularly if you've ever lived near a busy road.

Comment: Re:islam (Score 1) 1350

by dargaud (#48759139) Attached to: Gunmen Kill 12, Wound 7 At French Magazine HQ

But let me just remind you that it was the US that initiated a coup in Iran that unseated a democratically chosen head of state to install a US friendly dictator.

The US did a lot of dirty deeds in many places, for instance in central and south America. But you don't see Chileans or Nicaraguans or even Vietnamese going around with dynamite vests. Please explain why ?

Comment: Re:islam (Score 3) 1350

by dargaud (#48756675) Attached to: Gunmen Kill 12, Wound 7 At French Magazine HQ

Marxism is not a religion in any way

It has its prophet, Marx. It has its bible, the little red book. It has its apostles, Lenin, Trotsky, etc. It has its saints/martyrs, Stakhanov and others. It requires faith. What else do you need in a religion ? Oh yes, It's damn stupid and it kills people who disagree.

Life would be so much easier if we could just look at the source code. -- Dave Olson