No. For manufacturers only matter their anti-competitive deals with IBM, Microsoft and what-not. Also, there's no difference between OSes for majority of users so no reason to change..
Don't be ridiculous. Majority will be using whatever OS that is pre-installed on the pc. Majority of users won't spot much of a difference between windows, linux and mac nowadays. Differences between them are insignificant for you unless you're a nerd.
Really? It's pain no matter what. They say "always write a marriage contract". This answer fits with any kind of marriage, even generalized group marriage.
If Greece really doesn't make stuff then there's just no way of them being positive without some sort of outside funding(NOT loads). But how come Greece doesn't really make stuff?
What is the spirit of current system anyway? All people have different opinions. Personally I'd be fine with its abolition even.
But you still failed to establish that poly-marriage is inherently more problematic than homosexual marriage. I remain unconvinced. Polygyny at least is widespread in Muslim countries and Africa and is part of local law there. So it's not unimplementable. I say just take advantage of inventor's paradox and legalize gender-independent group marriage. Both polygamy and homosexual marriage will be subsets of it.
What world view? I don't understand what you're talking about. I don't have any world view.
But where's the exact border between "lover" and "primary partner"? Also, homosexual marriage creates a lot of extra problems of its own. Marriage in many contexts is viewed as father, mother and their children yet it's a lot more complicated in case of homosexual marriage. Married homosexuals can still can have children, just not from each other.. If one homosexual will have a child from another homosexual of opposite gender and both of them have their own homosexual marriages then to whose family will the child belong?
I disagree that freedom is involved here. I'd agree if it was about removing penalties for sodomy, but homosexual marriage is something different. It could be argued that recognizing it would map it better to actually existing relationships, but having multiple lovers is even more widespread than homosexuality yet nobody is in any hurry to generalize marriage to support both polyandry and polygyny. So I don't see what's the point even.
Given piracy, those movie/game "sales" pretty much amount to voluntary donations. I'd say it's better to legalize this status quo, since even with piracy those companies post outrageous profits.
I bet only because their mother is junkie, prostitute and serial murderer at the same time or something like that. Anything less would result in custody for her..
I just see what people are doing. I'm not going to pretend that they're doing something other than I see them doing. Everyone are aware of subjective nature of religion, and bring it up when it suits them. I'm the same person like any other so I know this first hand. I'm just more honest about it.
Stop contradicting yourself. They don't chose it because it's custom forced on them by parents. Most of them don't know much about god and only parrot it because they forced to repeat church's dogma by peer pressure. Some people might think there's something out there but don't agree with all of the church dogmas or don't know them and end up making up something of their own. The very notion of god is content-free. The real question here is are you affiliated with particular religious institution? And number of affiliated people is significantly less than that of those who could contemplate notion of god and redefine it according to their whims.
If people assert "belief in god" it doesn't even mean adherence to particular church or religious institution. In fact most people tend to get disillusioned with particular religious institutions of their geographic areas long before they stop referring to god and notions like that.
As an ignostic I can note that it doesn't mean much because everyone have different vision of this term, and ascribe different meaning to the statement. In fact one person can ascribe different meaning to God depending on context or his mood or point he wants to make thus making the term utterly meaningless.