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Comment Re:Yes. (Score 2) 378

Can an employee be fired for watching porn on company time? Yes.

Can an employee be fired for reading novels on company time? Yes.

Can an employee be fired for doing their job exceptionally well without a single violation of company policy? Yes.

I'm not sure what point you were trying to make.

Comment Re:Oh noes!?!?! (Score 1) 101

Stupid as it may be, as long as enough other fools believe in it, you can exchange your imaginary money for actual government-backed, widely accepted money or even goods.

Yeah, but can I do it without having to go meet some stranger in a dark alley behind a Quick-E-mart to exchange funds yet?

Comment Re:Never had a globe? (Score 2) 321

2. They were, or should have been had they been paying attention, taught about projections in geography class

But they weren't, or didn't; so we have to deal with reality. Reality says people don't understand map projections, even though they were supposed to learn about them. So the choice is to continue trying the same thing, over and over, again, or try something new.

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