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Comment Re:Islam is a Problem (Score 0) 1011

When 40% of Muslims living in Britain want Sharia Law (Sharia Law includes death for those who insult Islam)

and the 60% that don't, what happens to them?

When 25% of all Muslims living in Britain support the 7/7 attacks

and the 75% that don't, what about them?

Then it is obvious that Islam has a real problem and is a real threat to the civilized world.

Obviously why? because percentages? Here's one for you: Muslims make up 23% of the worlds population. That's 1.6 BILLION. And here you are condemning them all because of statistics from a country that houses 64 million of the world's population.
It's ludicrous.

Comment Re:Not really (Score 4, Informative) 385

Liberty U is very tolerant of other views - as are most Christian Schools - being a core element of their beliefs.

From every job listing for Liberty

Disclaimer Statement: Liberty University's hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the "religion" component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

That particular entry I pulled out at random was for a Network Engineering job. If you aren't a Baptist you can't even plug in network cables there. I've personally known people who have lied about their religion to get a job there, and people who got rejected for being Catholic. Employees sign a "Way of Life" contract.

Tolerant my left nut.

Comment See! Some people DO read ToS/EULAs (Score 2) 57

I once put the following into a ToS on our branded Internet Explorer CDs for a dialup ISP I worked at:

By accepting this agreement you agree to pay $1,000,000 US Dollars. Please submit payment in full immediately. If you read this, please email me at and let me know you actually read this. You are one in a million.

Never saw a dollar nor an email. :(

Comment Re:Acronym (Score 2) 83

In case you are also wondering, MST3k stands for Mystery Science Theater 3000, an American comedy science fiction television series (

It would have been good to see the acronym expanded at least once in TFS...

well THAT made me feel old, but WELCOME to my lawn!

Comment Re:the meaning of the word bully (Score 1) 734

bully verb : to frighten, hurt, or threaten (a smaller or weaker person) : to act like a bully toward (someone) : to cause (someone) to do something by making threats or insults or by using force

I applaud you for being able shrug off the verbal abuse, but I'm also curious how you felt during those moments. Honestly, did the verbal abuse (whether or not combined with physical) just not bother you at all? OR did you shrug it off after the fact as time passed and you got older? Be honest with yourself. If as a kid you were indeed able to just let the verbal abuse go without even feeling a knot in your stomach, then were indeed a strong kid, and I commend you!

I was rarely physically bullied in school, it was all verbal. Man, there was sometimes I was trying for a black eye, just so there would be EVIDENCE. That's what's truly horrible about the verbal abuse. It can go unnoticed for YEARS. I didn't have a smartphone were I could show an abusive text back then to "authorities". I'm not going to debate you on whether physical violence is "worse". It just doesn't fucking matter. No child should have to suffer mentally or physically at the hands of another child. The word "teasing" trivializes what we are talking about here, and your case aside, it can be very damaging.

Freedom of Speech. Why do people want to read that as "Freedom to be a dick"? Freedom of speech doesn't give you the right to harass. Would you call one of your coworkers fat and ugly everyday and not expect to be reprimanded in some form?

At any rate, Freedom of Speech is only allowed in First Amendment Areas, which are probably all closed because of the shut down ;-)

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