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Yes. Remember that by the time of the Clone Wars, the Sith had retreated so far into the mists of history and legends that not even the Jedi believed they existed anymore. And to the rest of the galaxy, divides between mysterious and secretive force-users is academic at best. And probably means nothing to them whatsoever. A space wizard is a space wizard. They both have glowing swords and strange powers.

If anyone in the galaxy aside from the Jedi even knew what Sith meant, it would be ancient history scholars and turbo nerds. The majority of the population would simply see Palpatine's affiliation as nothing more than an obscure religion. And in the Republic, religious freedom is one of their core tenets. Trying to arrest/apprehend/stifle someone on the basis of their religion is highly illegal. It's one of the many charges he was able to levy against the Jedi on top of their treasonous attack when he made his next public appearance.

And even IF someone realized how bad the Sith were and started spreading word, Palpatine had another ace up his sleeve: "The ancient Sith were enemies of the Jedi and Republic. But for the past several years, I have done nothing but defend this great institution and work WITH the Jedi to ensure it remained safe. Do not judge me for the actions of those long dead." His public record and political popularity would ensure that people ate his words up.

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I agree that why you say is potentially possible, but counter the following:

And in the Republic, religious freedom is one of their core tenets.

There was a sith genocide. They killed them all.

http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Sith_genocide

http://evil.wikia.com/wiki/Sith_Holocaust

I’m pretty sure the high minded ideals of he republic, namely acceptance and general tolerance are one of two things:

1) a convenient lie people tell themselves in order to maintain a polite fiction of civil society

or

2) a transient phenomena that is mostly likely specific only to “the good times,” and that when the shit hits the fan it’s entirely abandoned.

I lean towards (2), because the (mostly EU) the way so many in the galaxy wanted to deal with the Vong after the Vong war, the way they dealt with the sith themselves, and finally and most importantly, how readily everyone accepted the elimination of the Jedi order (including young kings) at the conspiracy theory put forward by the government.

It's usually pretty obvious to the home owner answering the door when they know nothing of a security system they would have walked by every day and know the codes for.

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It’s usually pretty obvious to the home owner answering the door when they know nothing of a security system they would have walked by every day and know the codes for.

Not really. Security systems both change over time somewhat and are customizable based on individual needs.

Codes can be changed any time, so it’s not like they’d expect you to know those anyway.

And most security systems are pretty modular. So even when stuff changes it still looks the same. Glass sensors, door sensors, maybe a camera or three on modern ones, some infrared motion detectors, a tie in to your phone line.

Pretty basic stuff, with a little research and practice you can probably bluff your way through it.

3 points · 1 day ago

They is singular also though. He could have just said “it’s a single developer”

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But then he wouldn’t have used the bitchin’ FTFY meme and cashed in on all that sweet referential karma.

2 points · 1 day ago

They’re still on my older @me account. They didn’t transfer to my newer one. I’m hoping one day they’ll add a feature where you can combine accounts.

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You can set up family share, so you’ll have access to the old purchase at least.

Out of all the stunts and pranks that to me was one of the worse ones. Also up there was the snake pit because I'm pretty sure he cried during that one.

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The snake pit is the only time I remember watching and thinking “that might be too much...”

963 points · 22 hours ago

Nah that was one of the most satisfying for me. Bam was the epitome of someone who dishes it out but can't take it.

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Oh yeah, you’re right there.

I meant as someone who absolutely does not want to be in a snake pit, and I don’t have a particular problem with snakes, I can hold one and not hyperventilate or anything so it’s not like I have a phobia, that’d be too much for me.

But I’m not part of that, and it’s for a reason. I wouldn’t want to be in a snake pit.

Also no one asked me.

Right but having 5+ years of service desk, and 8+ years of sys admin/ network engineer experience on top of management experience should at least warrant an interview.

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Passing over people with management experience, if you’re hiring for entry level/help desk jobs isn’t uncommon.

No one wants to spend 3-6 weeks training someone for them to move onto a better job in 2 months.

It sucks, but they probably think you’re overqualified.

Except overqualified people need jobs too. I was under qualified for some jobs and overqualified for others.

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Except overqualified people need jobs too. I was under qualified for some jobs and overqualified for others.

I don’t disagree. I’ve been in the position of getting turned down for being overqualified after an interview. It sucked.

But an employer isn’t going to hire someone because they need a job. They’re going to hire them because they think it’s profitable to do so.

In that regard, hiring someone who is overqualified increases the odds they’ll go somewhere else.

I’ve also been in the position of hiring someone, and passed on someone who I thought would be amazing, but they were moving in 5 months. That means I’d spend almost half their employment time teaching them.

And even if it that wouldn’t have adversely affected my pay (it would have, since I was paid on team performance), it also would have been a huge pain in the ass.

The same thing applies when looking at a few dozen potential candidates. I’m sure any of them (after interviewing) would be suitable candidates... but the overqualified ones are going to be looking for other work while they’re here, which means they’ll leave sooner, which means I’m going to be in the position of interviewing and training and doing this whole goddamn stupid fucking talent requisition process again.

Whew. Sorry.

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i say this all the time... jesus is satan..... both were sent to earth. but it is somehow a good thing for one, and a bad thing for the other. one is the bringer of light, the other is the light bringer. both happen to be *gasp* the son of god. coincidence? i think not!

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Satan is not the son of God in any Christan sect I've heard of, but I believe that I understand the sentiment of your post. Also, if he is the son of God in some sect I would like to know about it. Please post more in that case.

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The other guy is right and wrong.

During Jesus’ life, if Jesus was a historical figure and for the sake of this post we aren’t doubting it, Son of God didn’t mean “God the Son,” which is a different thing.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Son_of_God

Gives a good enough synopsis.

Basically... “Son of God” is like “favored entity” and can be human, king, angel, or whatever.

“God the son” is a Christian theological term which likely has its roots in “Son of God.”

But Jesus and lots of others were “Son of God” in stories, and they’re definitely not all the same person.

I think Cyrus the Great is referred to as that, but even if he’s not he’s definitely referred to as messiah or something similar.

I don’t recall if Lucifer (the individual, Satan is the title “great accuser”) is referred to as Son of God, but I’m pretty sure he is because he’s one of the favored angels, maybe even gods favorite. I don’t recall.

You’re right (about them both Son of God) and wrong (about them being the same narrative person).

During Jesus’ life, if Jesus was a historical figure and for the sake of this post we aren’t doubting it, Son of God didn’t mean “God the Son,” which is a different thing.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Son_of_God

Gives a good enough synopsis.

Basically... “Son of God” is like “favored entity” and can be human, king, angel, or whatever.

“God the son” is a Christian theological term which likely has its roots in “Son of God.”

But Jesus and lots of others were “Son of God” in stories, and they’re definitely not all the same person.

I think Cyrus the Great is referred to as that, but even if he’s not he’s definitely referred to as messiah or something similar.

MAD maybe in place but there is also loyalty among mobsters in NYC at least. I know someone who got a job making 300 K year driving a truck for the unions because his father who is dead now let them use their family truck stop and didn't search their trucks back in like the 80's so they got his son the union job as a thank you. His son didn't have any proof and would never have thretned them even if he did and yet they still repaid the loyalty.

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That’s a policy of taking care of those who do you favors.

It’s how you make sure other people do you favors in the future, especially if you’re seen paying those favors back in a high profile way.

The odds for each year separate are the same, but the odds that two years in a row contain a flood of such magnitude are much lower than 1 in 1 000, it's 1 in 1 000 000 in fact. That is assuming the odds haven't changed.

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The odds for each year separate are the same, but the odds that two years in a row contain a flood of such magnitude are much lower than 1 in 1 000, it’s 1 in 1 000 000 in fact. That is assuming the odds haven’t changed.

That’s the odds of any given two consecutive years having a 1 in 1,000 year flood, but if you had a 1 in 1,000 year flood last year then your odds this year of having a flood are still 1/1,000.

Just like if you flip a coin, the odds are always 1/2, the fact that you got tails last time doesn’t make the odds of your next flip different.

So, the odds of any given two flips being heads are 1/4, but the odds of this flip being heads if your last flip was heads is still 1/2.

It’s slightly more complicated with weather patterns, because sometimes there are other factors (el nino, La Niña, and similar patterns), but that’s still the gist.

That's what I said.

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I wasn’t arguing. I was elaborating... if poorly phrased.

I thought the coin analogy would offer a bit of clarity.

This should probably end here, as this has become about as fun as talking to a brick wall. I can sum up almost every single point of yours as a complete straw-man of my position, and almost disgustingly different from my actual words and intent. But I want to really nail home a few points that you don't seem to grasp:

Are irrational ideas that are not divinely inspired somehow better?

ABSOLUTELY. If you believe your ideas have been bestowed by the divine creator of the universe, who controls your fate and access to the afterlife, these ideas can manifest in dangerous ways that other irrational ideas can't. If you take the Koran at it's word, in order to satisfy your God and secure a place in the afterlife, you should stone apostates, heretics, those not of "the book", etc., to death. Pair that with the fact that God has the ineffable property of being unable to be wrong, and his book being unable to be rewritten, you create a recipe for disaster.

The real problem is that you refuse to acknowledge that religion is any different than any other social organization.

It's like I'm a broken record at this point, but this is not an argument against my claim. If I say black cars are bad, you saying red cars are also bad is. not. an. argument. I can concede that red cars are bad, and still that says nothing about my claim of black cars.

You are continuing to show your ignorance. Very few, if any, religions are truly "stagnant". Most of them present their rules as timeless, but they rarely are.

The fact that fundamentalists of the worlds major religions would disagree with that statement should be proof enough. Just presenting their rules as timeless, even if they "rarely are" (whatever that means) is a problem.

I've entertained your false-equivalencies between religious and secular institutions and ideas, but where you say that I can't see that religions are no worse than other institutions, I say that you are blind to see how dogmatic religion is truly poisoning the well.

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It's like I'm a broken record at this point, but this is not an argument against my claim. If I say black cars are bad, you saying red cars are also bad is. not. an. argument. I can concede that red cars are bad, and still that says nothing about my claim of black cars.

This isn't the argument though. You're proposing to ban red cars while I'm telling you that neither red nor black cars are bad. They're both driven by people.

The problem is you still don't fucking understand the argument you're arguing against.

This is because your world view is fundamentally limiting your ability to critical analyze both sides of this conversation.

You keep repeating yourself as if there's something you're leaving out. There isn't. You're just blind to the other side of the argument because you're dogmatic in your opposition to religion. It's actually ironic.

Slow down and re read this conversation, from the beginning. You sound like a broken record because you are. Your dogmatically clinging to an idea in the face of information that contradicts it. You are fundamentally refusing to try to understand the other side of the argument, or you would realize how ridiculous your response to the analogy in question is.

I understand your argument. And I'm telling you people are driven by religion.

If you want to discuss the distinct, but related topic of free will (and will power), we can. But you are approaching this from the dishonest position that religion does not affect ones actions, or does so no more or less than any secular institution.

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I understand your argument. And I'm telling you people are driven by religion.

You clearly don't, or you wouldn't have said I was arguing the black car was bad. At no point did I argue any car was bad.

I get that you're trying to back track, but it's obvious that you, to this point, have not understood the conversation.

If you want to discuss the distinct, but related topic of free will (and will power), we can.

We don't need to. I'm going to surprise you by telling you that I don't believe in free will at all. If you've read Thomas Metzinger's Being No One, I more or less ascribe hook, line, and sinker.

//edit: to be clear, not believing in free will does not mitigate an individuals responsibility for their actions. It's a question of believing that humans and consciousness somehow exist outside of the predetermined laws of physics and predictability of the universe. We certainly have the illusion of free will, but that doesn't represent the same thing as free will. But you're still responsible for your actions, it's a question of the vocabulary you use to describe certain things.

In the same way you don't use the vocabulary of molecules to talk about cups of water or the flowing of streams.//

But you are approaching this from the dishonest position that religion does not affect ones actions, or does so no more or less than any secular institution.

No, I'm not. You assuming I'm being dishonest because you don't understand.

It's disingenuous to say that religions affect individuals actions more than secular institutions, when you can clearly see that people are equally willing to kill and die for secular or religious reasons.

If someone is willing to kill or die is a binary equation. They are responsible for that action. But people are equally willing to kill for their religious beliefs or their country. Both are social institutions, both can either have positive or negative effects on the society they're a part of. Both have people equally committed their dogmatic enforcement.

Since the modern Nation-State, it's probable that as many people have died in pursuit of national goals as religious one.

Before the modern Nation-State, wars has tons of reasons, including religious. But historians often debate about the true causes of war. Is sectarian violence the cause, or is it the scapegoat? Would people be as willing to go to war for other reasons, like the Nayirah testimony, or for ethnic reasons?

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Any source about them I guess. Its because of falling ice. They don't even service most turbines during winter here because it's too dangerous.

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That makes sense.

I thought you meant one of those “high voltage, danger area” things, like at power transformers.

Well there's signs, fences and security cameras.

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I’d hope so. Ice sheets being flung around from those things seem pretty dangerous.

But it’s not what I was hoping for... a sort of hair standing on end, don’t enter for fear of pacemakers sort of situation.

Some random video of industrial equipment (transformers? Capacitors? Both?) where passing the line on the floor makes your hair stand on end is what I was hoping for, I think.

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Holy shit, I just went and moved my salt lamp out of reach of my dog. I’m glad I read these comments I had no idea!

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Keep it out of his reach, but don’t panic too much.

Cats are way more at risk than dogs, because cats are prone to kidney and hydration issues anyway.

26 points · 2 days ago

Jordan, Lebanon ring a bell?

Regardless, I'm not sure what your point is. South Africa was better than most other African Nations of the Era, but did that make what they did acceptable?

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Jordan, Lebanon ring a bell?

The first is a monarchy with questionable civil rights histories, but is absolutely the best country in the Middle East, parallel with Israel, in my experience and opinion. (Edit: admittedly limited experience.)

The second hasn’t held a census since 1934 because the confessional system (that appoints members of government based on their religion) is too delicate and precarious and they’re afraid of the resulting civil war.

The national pact of Lebanon is anything but democratic.

And Lebanon is currently, functionally, more than one state. It has militias exercising effective sovereignty over entire regions, as a direct result of a 15 year long civil war started in ‘75.

44 points · 2 days ago

I’m glad he didn’t either, as I’m not sure that that would be very comforting

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Well, on the bright side you also wouldn’t be asleep in a nightmare.

You’d be awake in one. Covered in cat shit.

4 points · 4 days ago

Not the guy you're responding to but you didn't say one way or the other, so who are we to assume?

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Not the guy you’re responding to but you didn’t say one way or the other, so who are we to assume?

I don’t know. Generally when someone complains vociferously about a service and states their complaints are unresolved, the safe bet is they aren’t a continuing customer.

Especially when they contrast it with another service/other options that they don’t echo the same complaint with.

Generally when someone complains vociferously about a service and states their complaints are unresolved, the safe bet is they aren’t a continuing customer.

...have you worked in retail? I've had dozens of customers say they're never coming back and come back the next week lol

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...have you worked in retail? I’ve had dozens of customers say they’re never coming back and come back the next week lol

I have, but those are generally for people with made up complaints, people who don’t have or don’t want to exercise their ability to use alternates, etc.

And usually those people complain to the service/store “give me my way or I’m never coming back!”

This wasn’t that, this was me conveying a story to others. Among the many reasons I didn’t end the story with “and I’m never using postmates again!” is because it changes the tone from a generic gripe about the service to a petulant soccer mom.

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74 points · 4 days ago

Wonder how many Nazis we're good people who were just constantly threatened. I would be pretty scared to live in Germany and defy my superiors after firsthand seeing the sorts of terrible things my own country does to it's enemies.

And the US does a lot of bad shit too but I'm not sure if we were unified by the same brand of fear Germans (or say, modern NK) dealt with. We have had big music festivals protesting our own wars. I feel like American fear was fuelled a lot by our way of life. (Or the drafts) Cartoons and ads telling you the enemy was winning if you didn't do ’this’ or donate your ’that.’

If fear of the US government were more intense, perhaps normal, Mr. Rogers watching people like us could be seen one day the way we view the Nazis today. A lot of what makes people 'bad people' is their environment.

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Wonder how many Nazis we’re good people who were just constantly threatened.

None. Nazis were and are shitbags.

There were conscripted soldiers in the German military, but those people were not nazis.

There’s also this:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clean_Wehrmacht

Which might be enlightening for your understanding.

Tl;dr: nazi was a political party, they had a militant wing (“brown shirts”), and secret police, and military units. Those all existed separately and in parallel with state institutions.

It's not a stereotype. Just google it. Here are a few things to get you started.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_trafficking_in_Thailand

https://www.thethailandlife.com/pattaya-pedophile-problem

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_sex_tourism#cite_note-11

And posting stereotypes without factual basis, on the assumption that the stereotype itself is correct, could be racist or just ignorant.

Ok but that's not what I'm doing. It is a fact that Thailand is high on the list of places pedophiles want to go. That's not a stereotype with no backing, it is documented.

I meant it as in “Elon musk says all Thais are pedos,” would be racist

I realize you're trying to make distinctions here but just to be clear, saying that Thailand is a haven for pedophiles doesn't imply that Thai people are pedophiles. That means I can say Thailand is a haven for pedophiles without thinking that Thai people are, themselves, pedophiles.

“Elon musk says one British guy in Thailand is a pedo (without factual basis)” is libelous.

Yeah it most likely is. I only said that, in my view, the "betting" of a single dollar undercuts any notion that he was certain of his pedo statement.

If I say "The sun will set in the North today, just you wait and see" and then I follow it up with "I'll bet you a penny that it will set in the North" then the fact that I'm only willing to put up a penny on my claim should tell you I don't really believe it. Of course Elon Musk is worth much more than 100x what I'm worth so my analogy should only be about 1/1000th of penny

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It’s not a stereotype. Just google it. Here are a few things to get you started.

Whether it has a basis in reality or not, it’s still a stereotype.

Here’s the definition of stereotype:

a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.

My point being, I don’t have a factual basis to make that assumption, nor do I particularly care to research it, so to be honest I’m not going to follow your links. It just isn’t relevant either to me or this conversation. Because that’s not what was said.

If I say “The sun will set in the North today, just you wait and see” and then I follow it up with “I’ll bet you a penny that it will set in the North” then the fact that I’m only willing to put up a penny on my claim should tell you I don’t really believe it. Of course Elon Musk is worth much more than 100x what I’m worth so my analogy should only be about 1/1000th of penny

I’m not sure how many times or how many ways people can tell you that you’re wrong.

Adding anything of value, no matter how small, affirmatively removes the concept of “it’s a joke” and puts it into the realm of “real world consequences.”

In fact, what little defense you had before goes entirely out the window when you add real world values to it. A concept called consideration exists in the English common law, and the same (although not exactly) idea applies.

You can't stereotype a singular thing. Look at the definition, it refers to a type of thing not an individual thing.

My point being, I don’t have a factual basis to make that assumption, nor do I particularly care to research it, so to be honest I’m not going to follow your links. It just isn’t relevant either to me or this conversation. Because that’s not what was said.

It's relevant to you saying that it's racist and stereotyping to point out that Thailand is a place that pedophiles like to go. You can't bury your head in the sand when someone is presenting evidence of their claim and continue to say it's just stereotyping.

I’m not sure how many times or how many ways people can tell you that you’re wrong.

Only one if they're convincing. You, my friend, aren't that.

Adding anything of value, no matter how small, affirmatively removes the concept of “it’s a joke” and puts it into the realm of “real world consequences.”

No it doesn't.

A concept called consideration exists in the English common law, and the same (although not exactly) idea applies.

The concept of consideration is tied to contract law not libel law so no it doesn't apply here.

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You can’t bury your head in the sand when someone is presenting evidence of their claim and continue to say it’s just stereotyping.

It’s not actually relevant to anything, is my point. Sure, you made the claim and now you’re defending it... but I’m not saying it’s wrong. I just don’t care, because it is not relevant to what was said.

Elon musk did not say Thailand was a haven for pedos. He said this guy was a pedo. It’s not an issue of burying my head in the sand, it’s an issue of it not being relevant.

Only one if they’re convincing. You, my friend, aren’t that.

I’m going to use your own words against you:

You can’t bury your head in the sand when someone is presenting evidence of their claim ...

So... There’s that.

No it doesn’t.

Yes it does.

The concept of consideration is tied to contract law not libel law so no it doesn’t apply here.

You did see the part where I said it isn’t exactly the same?

I’d wager a competent lawyer could argue Elon Musk was attempting to enter into a contract or bet, which would absolutely qualify under contract law, and as a result.... be an open and shut case of libel.

You can definitely come up with a million more ways to suck Elon Musk’s dick in order to pretend he didn’t commit an outright libelous act, and then double down on it in a spectacular fashion by offering a “signed dollar” if he was wrong... but you’re just massively incorrect.

Dude 100% fucked up. He accused someone of being a pedo and then doubled down on that accusation.

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77 points · 4 days ago

Divine marriage is its own reward.

Zoroastrianism does not lower the chance of getting the inbred trait either, no. That's a common misconception caused by it being possible for modders to mark specific dynasties as "divine blood", which does reduce the inbred trait chance.

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That's a common misconception caused by it being possible for modders to mark specific dynasties as "divine blood", which does reduce the inbred trait chance.

And how do I do that?

24 points · 4 days ago

"divine_blood = yes" in the dynasty definition.

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Ah, okay.

Thank you.

I misread. I thought you meant there was an event that fired or something. Wooosh.

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124 points · 5 days ago

I'd like to add that it can be dangerous for the dog too. Sometimes cattle fight back instead of running.

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They don’t even have to “fight.”

Cows are fucking heavy and can accidentally trample a dog. I watched this gif and just thought “don’t bowl the dog over, don’t bowl the dog over, don’t bowl the dog over,” even though it wasn’t a full grown cow... cows can be skittish and just panic.

There is an ancestor language called Proto-Indo-European proposed to have existed more than 6000 years ago, from which many of the world's languages descend.

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Further reading:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Language_isolate

Language isolates are really cool, in my opinion. Little bits of “where’d that come from?” In modern linguistics.

-11 points · 6 days ago

A ton of subs have completely lost their purpose.

This sub recently has become “ask a question and have some guy/girl give you an answer” instead of explain like I’m five

r/pics is basically “since I migrated here from Facebook I’m going to share my random, general, overtly social, pseudo-Instagram, nothing to do with pictures, picture”

r/askreddit is essentially ppl asking things that are all always on the top posts of all time already, and harder to get new ones since everything has been asked

r/iama is extremely lackluster as of late, I haven’t seen an interesting or big name on there in idk how long, I mean we had Obama a couple years ago...

All of this just further shows how Reddit has been going downhill fast the last couple years, unfortunately there’s no other substitutes

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Moderator of r/explainlikeimfive, speaking officially2 points · 6 days ago

This sub recently has become “ask a question and have some guy/girl give you an answer” instead of explain like I’m five

When do you feel like it changed?

As long as I’ve been moderating here, and even before that, the subreddit rules and sidebar included language to the effect of “not for literal five year olds, for laymen.”

Original Poster106 points · 6 days ago

I'll go soon

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Please go right now.

You could lose your hand.

2+3 is how all of my friends ended up. Sure they graduated with 150 credits but the school would shove 20 of them into "general electives"

This can happen even if the schools have an agreement. It can happen if either school changes their course names, syllabi, or feelings. The agreement can end or change before you graduate school 1 too.

I'm not saying not to do it, it's a great plan. I'm just saying be prepared to have to fight in front of the Dean for those credits when you transfer.

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This can happen even if the schools have an agreement. It can happen if either school changes their course names, syllabi, or feelings. The agreement can end or change before you graduate school 1 too.

On the flip side, save as much of your syllabi and course work as is feasible for you, because you can challenge their decisions.

If you’re polite and persistent, you can sometimes get them to change a decision.

Let me start with... I don’t like drug advertising.

But... Ultimately it’s the consumer, or patient, who has final responsibility for their body. Your doctor is an advisory agent for you in your personal health.

Since it is ultimately the patients final responsibility for their health, and it’s ultimately the patient who pays the price for lack of information about any aspect of their bodily health, restricting the flow information is tantamount to limiting a patients bodily autonomy.

If you believe that paying someone to tell someone else something is covered under free speech, and it’s generally recognized that it is in american law, and you agree that patients ultimately have responsibility for their own health, banning drug advertisements both limits free speech and the ability for a patient to exercise their bodily autonomy based on as much information as possible.

I could have saved a shop a ton of time on a Kia Sorento if they would have told me the problem. The 11-15 Sorento V6 has an oil pressure switch that leaks and looks like a rear main seal leak. Needless to say they bought 2 rear main seals before I asked them what was going on. The tone of their voice made me think they knew exactly what was going on but after they pulled the trans the 2nd time to replace the seal they finally asked if I had seen anything with the Sorento’s.

I’ve been a parts manager at Kia for a few years now and if you’re nice to me I will help you out as much as I can. If you’re a dick, I will sell you whatever parts you think will fix it and then let you know what the issue is if it’s a common issue like that.

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I’ve been a parts manager at Kia for a few years now and if you’re nice to me I will help you out as much as I can. If you’re a dick, I will sell you whatever parts you think will fix it and then let you know what the issue is if it’s a common issue like that.

/r/MaliciousCompliance in a nutshell.

So many times I’ve let people blissfully over purchase because they’re being a genital wart.

And if someone’s nice, I’ll go out of my way to volunteer ways to save them time and money.

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