So... are we living in the matrix or what?
Debt... the cause-of and solution-to all our problems!
Or maybe better broadband is slow to roll out because the NSA can't monitor it fast enough? It's part of the 'No Kilobits Left Behind' program...
I'm sure that in 1985, plutonium is available in every corner drugstore, but in 2014, it's a little hard to come by.
Jules: Do you know what they call a quarter pounder with cheese on Mars?
Jules: It's still called a quarter pounder with cheese because Mars was colonized by America and you know we had to have that shit our way.
Vincent: Also, a quarter pound burger is as big as your head but just don't ask where the meat comes from.
What we need is a computer that thinks about world war 3 all day, every day, 24 hours a day. Constantly fighting the battles.. trying different strategies and optimizing for the maximum enemy casualties. We might call such a computer the War Operation Plan Response machine... or WOPR for short. Yea... yea that's the ticket.
I don't like repeating myself... so see this http://wmbriggs.com/blog/?p=5949 He says it better and more thoroughly than I usually have the patience to.
Or maybe it's because the politicos who are pushing the idea of global warming tend to lie with every fiber of their being... and with every breath they take. All their proposed solutions do little more than give GovCo more money and more power at the expense of the US economy. It could be that too...
It's Microsoft... they've gone from suck to blew!
A robot controlled remotely by a human (even if only for the kill) would accomplish the same. The human is way detached, that it would be easy to control his emotions.
Haven't we seen this movie before?
If we uplink now, Skynet will be in control of your military. But you'll be in control of Skynet, right?
No more twinkies!! But... what will we compare the normal amount of psychokinetic energy in the New York area to??
... or even more onerous laws and regulations.
And taxes! Don't forget the crippling taxes!
... don't breathe this!