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Comment Re:Racist (Score 5, Insightful) 366

No, Homo Sapiens is a species. There are multiple races, that is, various biological adaptations to different environments etc. Claiming anything else is just ideological indoctrination, no matter if you claim that there's only one race, or that some race is worth more than others.

There's plenty of evidence for it, like how some races are more or less susceptible to certain health issues, like say being less likely to suffer from Malaria but instead having an 8 times higher risk of contracting diabetes. Or, for another race, increased susceptibility to Malaria and more likely to suffer from clinical depression, but less susceptible to diabetes. There is plenty of biological evidence that proves your ideological imperative wrong.

As for your statement regarding breeding, you clearly show that you are quite ignorant about biology: Races can interbreed and produce viable offspring. Hell, in some families, you can even have cross-species breeding, though the offspring becomes either completely(Liger, male Mules), or mostly sterile(female mules).

Comment Re:Expect Russia to take advantage (Score 3, Insightful) 102

You mean, except for the whole thing with Crimea, "independent contractors" fielding equipment straight out of russian military depots, and even those little green men fielding weapons only produced for russian special operations units. Or the whole dismantling and transferring to Russia certain production facilities for ceramics needed for the production of new engines for fighters etc.

Comment Re:Why I wait before buying.. (Score 1) 113

The Sam Vimes theory of economy has a lot of basis in reality.

Look at real quality furniture for example. I inherited a kitchen work table that's been in the family for over 120 years. It's been sanded down and re-polished a number of times, but it's still a large thick slab of wood on REALLY sturdy legs. Great for baking or cooking in large batches etc(like say 10 plates of various rolls, bisquits and cookies. At the time it was made, it would have cost a working class family more than a year and a half's income to buy the table. Sure, I could buy something that would last us maybe 20-25 years at best with regular use fairly cheap, but it would still be more expensive in the long run, especially since with proper care, this table I have now could probably last another 100-150 years.

Comment Re:w00t - the K6 bug all over again! (Score 5, Insightful) 113

K5 had a bug like that too. And let's not forget Athlon/Athlon XP era and AGP issues. The Piledriver Opterons required a patch to fix a bug in the hypervisor system which allowed for escape from a VM. AMD has had just as many horrible bugs as Intel, which can be summed up like this: Making flawless high-performance chips is difficult.

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