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Comment pooh. (Score 1) 282

Assuming you believe lie detector results, it sounds like they were just measuring how honest the participants were about how many naughty words they new. And from that perspective it goes without saying that there would be a correlation between being honest and reporting more words.

Also, as regards holding back on the actual use of naughty words (which, BTW, they didn't measure), they need to consider the difference between "dishonesty" and "manners".

Comment Re:Options (Score 1) 502

Anti-spyware and anti-malware is not necessary if you follow a few simple guidelines: don't click on anything suspicious, don't use html e-mail, don't use internet explorer, install a whitelist plugin like NoScript into your browser.

I haven't run av software in ten years and never had a problem.

Comment stealing isn't right and is not the right word (Score 1) 84

Court of Appeals will "again send a powerful signal that stealing isn't right." steal (v). take (another person's property) without permission or legal right and without intending to return it. I do not think that there was any intention to permanently deprive Apple of anything so there was no theft. I would expect the Court of Appeals to understand the legal definition and not pander to the latest propaganda.

Comment Re:Pardon Manning and Snowden (Score 1) 382

Two completely separate issues. I do respect him for the stand he took and that he did what was right and fought extremely bravely for his country. His delusions regarding his gender are a different matter. He is entitled to dress as a woman if he want but he is delusional to think he is one. He does need real help and he will not get it where he is.

Comment Re: Pardon Manning and Snowden (Score 2) 382

"Not a question of being a hypocrite - unlike you, I don't think there's anything wrong with being insecure if there are reasons for it. I've listed plenty. However, your insistence on pushing your POV wrt gender on others (which is what you're doing whether you admit it or not, by belittling others) rather than just going "okay, no big deal, whatever" shows that it's an issue for you." More than a little bit of hypocrisy in there.

Comment Re:Pardon Manning and Snowden (Score 1, Insightful) 382

There is no such person as Chelsea Manning. It is just a delusion of Bradley Manning. He does need help with his delusions and because of that he should be in an institution where he can get the help he needs rather than in a military prison. If he had a delusion that he was a tree he would get help and everyone would praise the doctors that helped him come to terms with reality but because he has a delusion that he is a woman the loony left are fighting for his right to be a tree, sorry woman.

Comment Solar panels in Nevada? (Score 3, Informative) 114

Solar panels in Nevada? A Heliostat would work as well and would not require such an unecological production process. Solar panels may be better than old tech power production but the chemicals used are pollutants. They are not as green as claimed but heliostat towers are far more green and in a area like Nevada. Why does a country like Morocco end up leading the world?

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