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Comment Re:Your headphones are spying on you. (Score 1) 230

Some people's religious beliefs include "I should kill anyone who disagrees with me." Some people act on their beliefs.

So it's the killing you object to then, and not the beliefs. Have I got that right? Good, because I agree with you completely. Religious doctrine, the xtian bible for example, is full of dangerous ideas that no sane person would believe enough to actually act on. That doesn't mean the whole religion is bad or it's followers inherently evil. Right?

Comment Re:I am curious if people think this is good or ba (Score 3, Interesting) 164

If you're constituency is the entrenched hospitality industry, it's hardly and overreach. If your constituency is actually the people who voted for you and you actually give a rats ass about their interests, its most egregious overreach. Gee, I wonder where the party lines will be on this one.

Comment Re:And so it begins... (Score 1) 407

Begins? This sounds exactly like the sort of issue from that start of the industrial revolution, where people were routinely mauled by machinery with inadequate safety standards. About 200 years too late for 'and so it begins'.

No shit. "Man killed by industrial machinery when a safety feature failed." That may be news, but not outside the local community.

Comment Re:I'm not surprised. (Score 0) 917

In this day and age, sexism is any action done by the opposite sex that bothers, annoys, insults, or troubles you in any conceivable way.

No. It's not. That you don't know the fucking difference is ample evidence of the problem here. Grow up. Educate yourself. Stop blaming others who highlight your willful ignorance.

Comment Re:"Truth" (Score 4, Insightful) 214

"Truth" is when someone tells you a thing is so, and then invites you to verify it for yourself, using sources of your own choosing. Refusing to believe the truth is when you are told something is so, and you reject it out of hand or use sources you know will tell you what you want to hear. In other words, truth cannot be handed down. If you really want it, you will have to go out and find it for yourself.

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