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Comment Re:Accenture (Score 1) 87

>Wikipedia disagrees with you.

Silly, it doesn't, because:

1. I wrote my comment from information taken directly from the Wikipedia page for Accenture.
2. I was a Senior Consultant at Andersen Consulting for 5 years after the split from Arthur Andersen and know what I wrote to be true.

I defy you to identify any inaccuracy in my earlier comment, Anonymous Coward. :)

Comment Re:Accenture (Score 1) 87

Accenture is the current name of the former Andersen Consulting, which was originally the tech services arm of the accounting company Arthur Andersen. Andersen Consulting split from Arthur Andersen into a completely separate business unit in 1989 and subsequently broke all ties with Arthur Andersen in August of 2000. Andersen Consulting then changed its name to Accenture in January 2001.

In summary, Accenture split from Arthur Andersen 13 years before Arthur Andersen's June 15, 2002 conviction in the Enron scandal.

Submission + - Iran has signed a nuclear accord (

divide overflow writes: According to the New York Times, "Iran and a group of six nations led by the United States have agreed to a historic accord to significantly limit Tehran’s nuclear ability for more than a decade in return for lifting international oil and financial sanctions against Iran, a senior Western diplomat involved in the negotiations said on Tuesday. The deal, which President Obama had long sought as the biggest diplomatic achievement of his presidency, culminates 20 months of negotiations."

Comment Re:c'mon (Score 3, Insightful) 306

Because an egregious violation of someone's privacy that's can be traumatizing as a sexual assault is a minor thing.

Revenge porn is a sexual assault? Seriously? Do you also regard the iCloud compromise as a sexual assault?

His premise that revenge porn "can be as traumatizing as a sexual assault" is not in any way the same as saying "Revenge porn is a sexual assault.". What you did there was to twist his words to create a straw man to attack, saying his statement about traumatization was instead claiming actual assault. Re-read his statement and you'll see he never said what you claimed as his premise.

Comment Re:Knowledge (Score 1) 1037

No, the point is that atheism isn't a faith. There are no atheist doctrines. There is no atheist holy book. Faith means believing in something. Not believing something (like existence of a God) doesn't constitute a faith. Lack of faith is not a faith.

Anyone can be a zealot about anything...jogging, name it. Not relevant to the discussion.

Comment Re:falling behind (Score 1) 223

No, all the NATO countries count as being "aligned" with the US and are therefore first-world too. Even a whole bunch of former-Warsaw Pact countries that joined in 1999/2004/2009 are now "first-world" instead of "second-world."

Anyone who goes around saying that Albania and Bulgaria are first-world countries will get a good laugh.

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