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Comment Re:Commercial "education" generally fails (Score -1) 330

Hmm, I taught people who I hire to work for me, that is over 30 people that I needed to teach. I also taught some kids. But that's irrelevant, the only relevant part is that today we have more resources to provide extremely cheap education to people because of the technology that we built and yet due to government intervention with all the money flowing into the system the prices are extremely high and will only increase over time *because* of the money.

The more money that is betting for a service the more expensive the service will be and it has nothing to do with how cheaply and universally the service can be provided without all that unnecessary money.

Comment Re:You Mispelled "Bradley Manning" (Score -1) 401

Yeah, sure, and if a guy calls himself an ostrich then we must 'keep up'. Now, it's none of my business what the guy thinks he is, a female or anything else, that's his business. I do mind calling a person with a dick and balls a female though. I think he is a male, he'll have his physical surgery and will become a former physical male, fake physical female from my perspective, fine, then I'll concede that's not a he any longer.

Comment Re:Thelema (Score -1) 539

Objectivism is a much more valid construct than any religion, as to Twitter and bad people, that's funny. How about ISIS? How about almost every war on this planet with vast majority of the people participating being religious (vast majority of all people are religious).

Torture, murder, genocide, theft, destruction of all types, burning people at the stake... best people, ha?

And what the hell is 'faux-Lbertarianism'?

Comment Re:Completely wrong.... (Score -1) 618

You simply don't understand what money is. A productive day of work can be expressed in dollars and cents but just as well it can be expressed in something else. A farmer grows some crop, a construction worker builds a house, etc. That was NOT produced by anybody else but private entities that are providing the capital, land, labour and management required to do this work.

As to money, actual money is gold, the Federal reserve notes are only medium of exchange and unit of account, not any form of store of value. Government is stealing money, it is stealing a dollar equivalent of the money that is made by the individual or a company.

You can choose to pretend not to understand that, that's your business.

Comment A dictator knows a competitor when he sees one (Score -1) 91

'Democracy' is a collectivist system that puts the power of the majority over minority, allowing the majority to vote themselves a nice subsidy by taxing the minority and using government violence to achieve that.

A dictator would notice a competitor to his own way of controlling and stealing from the entire population pool and he would know that in competition like that he is likely to lose politically so of-course a dictator will censor.

Comment Re:Work to change the laws if they are unfair (Score -1, Troll) 410

If Apple thinks the laws are unfair then they should be actively working to get them changed to something that is fair.

- the law is theft and the entire system is built around that theft. AFAIC Apple shouldn't pay a cent and instead hire a private army to go after every single politician involved in this racketeering and I mean to go with full force of every shady tool available to people when that sort of money is involved, up to and including blackmail, kidnapping, extermination and regime change.

Comment Re:Ain't just Apple (Score 1) 212

Correct, there is no way to claim that taxes are 'moral' since they are extracted through the violent means of the State.

This is 'legal' racketeering by the State, the State is the organized crime syndicate, nothing else at all.

Also I must say, for Apple it makes sense to strike back in a completely immoral way as well, by hiring special forces at a fraction of the 14.5 Billion USD (14 and a half billion USD, not 1.1 as is stated in the /. headline), digging every possible piece of dirt on every politician involved in this racketeering, blackmailing most, taking out some others. It's just cheaper and it sends the correct signal.

Comment Re:Taxes (Score 2) 188

I owe you absolutely nothing and unless I am buying something from you or you are buying something from me I have no interest in you. If you want want government to stealcfrom me to subsidise you somehow and then call me a 'sociopath' or a 'moron' for not accepting that, then you are not only a thief, but some kind of a sick psycho thief.

Comment Re:Unhealthy society. Not just in business or tech (Score 1) 184

One has to do more than your average bear to build a business from the ground up, how is that a surprise in any way? If it were easy, everybody would be doing it and it wouldn't be discussed here right now. I started up my own businesses but always self funded / got a client for the product. To do that I put 10 years of savings and years of work on the line, that is not an easy thing to do. But if I were unwilling to do it myself, how could I ever expect somebody else to do it on my behalf?

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