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Comment: Re:she's a nutcase (Score 1) 710

by jhd (#46505271) Attached to: Prominent GitHub Engineer Julie Ann Horvath Quits Citing Harrassment

If some men like to kill and dismember women then at least some women must like being killed and dismembered, otherwise there is something fundamentally wrong with the human species.

This is the most nonsensical and insipid comparison I think I have ever seen. Please go back under your rock.

Comment: Genius Is Subjective (Score 3, Insightful) 190

by jhd (#45999987) Attached to: What Makes a Genius?

Whom is to determine the genius status of any particular individual. Genius is based on a system of values as perceived by ones peers. If i were to believe math or rocket science were an important trait, I would judge someone with impeccable skills in this area as genius. But someone that would value the arts or athletic skills at a greater lever may not see this person in the same light. Many times there has been someone given the genius label and I find it difficult to see the noted person in this classification because of my value system. so it goes that I cannot believe there is one common scale that genius can be measured.

-- john

The Military

United States Begins Flying Stealth Bombers Over South Korea 567

Posted by samzenpus
from the nice-day-for-a-flight dept.
skade88 writes "The New York Times is reporting that the United States has started flying B-2 stealth bomber runs over South Korea as a show of force to North Korea. The bombers flew 6,500 miles to bomb a South Korean island with mock explosives. Earlier this month the U.S. Military ran mock B-52 bombing runs over the same South Korean island. The U.S. military says it shows that it can execute precision bombing runs at will with little notice needed. The U.S. also reaffirmed their commitment to protecting its allies in the region. The North Koreans have been making threats to turn South Korea into a sea of fire. North Korea has also made threats claiming they will nuke the United States' mainland."

A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours. -- Milton Berle