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Comment: Re:Affirmative Action (Score 1) 529

by j33px0r (#49723591) Attached to: Harvard Hit With Racial Bias Complaint

Perhaps not: "In 1942, the United States government ordered more than 110,000 men, women, and children to leave their homes and detained them in remote, military-style camps. Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten camps where Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were interned during World War II."

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Comment: Re:Affirmative Action (Score 1) 529

by j33px0r (#49709439) Attached to: Harvard Hit With Racial Bias Complaint

Harvard discriminates against those who are not rich. They recruit a certain percentage of "brilliant" minds...whatever that attempt to associate brilliance with being rich. It is a simple logic fallacy...some people who go to Harvard are brilliant...some people who go to Harvard are rich....dumb person with no logic conclusion: Harvard graduates are rich and brilliant.

Comment: No lack of knowledge? (Score 2) 216

by j33px0r (#49625381) Attached to: Police Can Obtain Cellphone Location Records Without a Warrant

One of the judges wrote: "We find no reason to conclude that cellphone users lack facts about the functions of cell towers or about telephone providers' recording cell tower usage."

Seriously? We still have problems with heroin junkies not knowing the risks of sharing needles and teens not knowing about the spread of HIV. I'm not justifying ignorance but our society needs to recognize that inequalities in our educational system have resulted in some dull tools in the shed with more rusting everyday. The mantra that "Ignorance is not an excuse" is not accepted by a large percentage of Americans. Disagree? Keep watching our cities burn.

Comment: Re:Dell, HP, Panasonic (Score 1) 417

by j33px0r (#49542831) Attached to: We'll Be the Last PC Company Standing, Acer CEO Says

Cut the old geeks some slack. Historically, all games were labeled as either MAC or PC on the box; there was no linux. So yeah, your not exactly wrong because everything you've seen defines your reality. On the flip side, everything us old geeks have seen defines ours and there's something to be said about how "Old age and treachery will always beat youth and exuberance." Always, every time.

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