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Techmology and Scientism / Re: Windows 10
« Last post by trix on Today at 03:54:42 am »
I can't wrap my head around why some folks think going to this insane effort to disable large portions of the built-in spyware and crap, which is unlikely to actually work, is better than simply avoiding this shitshow of an operating system?

I mean if your job specifically requires Windows 10 that's one thing, but if you have a choice, and dislike the crap enough to go to all that trouble, there's a really really easy way to avoid it altogether.
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Apple Talk / Re: Introductions, Part VI: Welcome to Our PD Party
« Last post by ReverendJesus on Today at 03:50:28 am »
You're probably just a whole bunch of tiny Russian bots

I might be, or I might be a horse-sized duck.
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Things I said at work today:

"The next person I catch standing on the top of a self-supporting ladder gets to clean out the spa."

"Boss, Billy and Nick are freaking me out.  They've been working together all day and I can't catch them fucking off.  This isn't natural.  And now I have to fuck off all by myself."

"If being a director means I can't dance to Abba with the HR lady, then what's the POINT?"

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Discordianism is all about understanding the world the way it really is, and then horse-laughing at the Buddhists for being schmucks.
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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: Questions on race and comin subraces, etc
« Last post by Faust on Yesterday at 10:27:28 pm »
A races average intelligence is about as useful a figure as the fact that the average name is "Muhammad Wang", I've never met a Muhammad Wang, have you?

It's been nearly a decade since I've seen someone try to justify their biases and prejudices with Woo. There's a place for people like you, its called MysticWicks, you'll be happy there, please check it out.
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It's like a TV, sometimes it's selling you salvation, other times it's selling you weight loss.
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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: Questions on race and comin subraces, etc
« Last post by PoFP on Yesterday at 07:52:37 pm »
Wow. Okay. I thought we were intelligent here. I guess everything that walks on 4 legs is the same, all birds are the same, even though crows and others have obvious advantages in intel.  And just like that, all bi-pedals are the same as well. Sarcasm aside, why do we classify the differences of every single species on this planet, but when it comes to human's, we stay far away from that. Whatever. Esoterics also teaches about common sense and logic, and how often the simplest answer is the right one.

I am done here. :)


Based on your usage of the word "Esoterics," it's pretty obvious that you have no idea what it means.

The genetic and environmental bases for IQ simply aren't related to race. Just because it's easy to say that differences in one area of physical characteristics likely contribute to differences in neurological characteristics, doesn't mean it's true. And if you're seriously basing your decisions on which ideas to believe off of "...often the simplest answer is the right one" then you're a complete moron.

Any source attempting to make the claim that IQ varies between groups of people due to genetic variations simply doesn't understand the complexity of the cognitive processes that go into testing IQ. Cognition is based on the complex communication between millions of neural circuits that are constantly changing. The speed at which different networks communicate with each other is determined by multiple factors, including synaptic volume (Number of synapses), levels of Long-Term Potentiation and Long-Term Depression between each neuron, chemical messenger levels, overall connectedness of key brain regions used in specified cognition, etc. Almost every single one of these factors is affected mainly by environmental shifts during brain development, and live shifts in brain structure that occur from all the other processes that are taking place in the entire body. Everything from hormones, to body temperature, to stress levels also affect almost all of these things. The main genetic aspects of cognition involve epigenetics, which, by definition, rely on environmental changes to trigger the transcription of genes.

The few situations where they've found slight changes in brain region size between races don't even apply because the brain regions affected didn't affect any of the types of cognition involved in taking an IQ test, nor would the size differences be consequential to processing speed in any way. Differences in brain region size don't always translate into differences in brain region efficacy. Structure and connectedness is what matters, not size.
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A lot of the pro-Trump tabloids are still talking about Hillary, despite the election having ended well over a year ago. I'm starting to suspect that the writers of these rags may not even be sentient; that they may be something more like a chatbot or a parrot that only gives the appearance of communication as a sort of parlor trick.
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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: Questions on race and comin subraces, etc
« Last post by LMNO on Yesterday at 06:37:52 pm »
The only species of human is Homo Sapiens, dumbass.
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Wow. Okay. I thought we were intelligent here. I guess everything that walks on 4 legs is the same, all birds are the same, even though crows and others have obvious advantages in intel.  And just like that, all bi-pedals are the same as well. Sarcasm aside, why do we classify the differences of every single species on this planet, but when it comes to human's, we stay far away from that. Whatever. Esoterics also teaches about common sense and logic, and how often the simplest answer is the right one.

I am done here. :)
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