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Comment Car analogy (Score 1) 403

Win 8 is like a car that has technically better performance in ways that the average driver will never notice. It is also uglier than sin and the starter, steering and brakes have all been changed and moved around to places the driver won't except them to be.

Comment Re:So what? (Score 1) 537

So, don't use the "Metro" stuff. It's really, really easy not to... just run in the desktop! You know, like you have been doing for years.

It's amazingly easy, just stick with 7 and you don't even have to turn Metro off. For the desktop and serious laptop, 8 is a solution in search of a problem.

Comment Can't agree with Dr Dawkins on this (Score 2) 1142


"One of the truly bad effects of religion is that it teaches us that it is a virtue to be satisfied with not understanding."

Religion is a system that takes advantage of people not being satisfied with not understanding. It scratches that itch by giving its adherents a false understanding of the world.

No one in the real world can understand everything, so to not be comfortable accepting not understanding a good share of reality is folly.

Comment Re:Not useful (Score 4, Interesting) 1223

... We're considering him for a president. I'd rather debate on his policy, record, etc. And I'm not claiming to agree with all of it or think highly of him on these merits, but this is the domain we need to be in, not the "batshit crazy." ...

Romney is the candidate for everyone. No matter what your position is on anything, he has held that position at one time or another..

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