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Apple Talk / Re: Pronouncing my name
« on: September 08, 2010, 09:16:28 pm »
I underwent a bit of a religious epiphany at the tail end of the cough syrup trip.  Not expected since DXM is usually anything but spiritual for me.  In any case, it's led me to Xochipilli and his sister/female self Xochiquetzal.  I may be switching back and forth between the two names for a while.

Wait, you're a part-time fertility goddess?

Hi, mom!

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Or Kill Me / Re: Sick of Beige
« on: September 08, 2010, 07:31:28 pm »
you are literally the only person I've ever wanted to ban for being a fucking twunt.

HOORAY DISCORD!

there's nothing particularly discordant about it. Since I feel that way every time you post here, I'd say it's a pretty orderly pattern. Now, if you ever stopped sucking at life for the time it took you to make a post here, THAT would really upset the pattern and be a massive introduction of discord. I encourage you to try it, but I honestly don't think you're capable.

Intentionally introducing discord? Isn't that all "really real discordian" nonsense?

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Or Kill Me / Re: Sick of Beige
« on: September 08, 2010, 06:35:32 pm »
you are literally the only person I've ever wanted to ban for being a fucking twunt.

HOORAY DISCORD!

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Or Kill Me / Re: Sick of Beige
« on: September 08, 2010, 05:03:17 pm »
i am belgian.

Now I want waffles.

Real question is, what do the Belgians call Belgian waffles?

The Flemish call them "Soylent green." The Walloons call them "brother."

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Apple Talk / Re: First day back to school.
« on: September 07, 2010, 10:11:28 pm »
Argue that patriotism and religion are indistinguishable, then claim atheism.

The first person who asks you if you're a terrorist: give them a cookie.

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Apple Talk / Re: Is the universe a holographic reality?
« on: September 07, 2010, 09:21:57 pm »
I always preferred this holographic theory but only because it's fun to pronounce Ibozoo UU.

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Apple Talk / Re: First day back to school.
« on: September 07, 2010, 06:51:52 pm »
What is Religion?

(We said trolling, not "have enlightening conversations" right?)

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Principia Discussion / Re: Discordian Derive
« on: September 06, 2010, 10:43:44 pm »

Either way, I'd like to see a Google Crime Map so I know where to "randomly" walk.

http://www.crimereports.com/

Now get the hell out of the house.

But I liked my excuses! :(

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Or Kill Me / Re: Sick of Beige
« on: September 06, 2010, 09:23:39 pm »
I like the OP well enough, but...

DOWN WITH BEIGE!

I TATTOOED MY TESTICLES PINK! NOW THE GIRLS CALL ME PENICORN.

...thread ruined. thought you went away forever?

Nah, I just had too many tabs open. Took me a while to close them all.

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Apple Talk / Re: M. NIGHT SHALAMANOMICON
« on: September 06, 2010, 09:22:44 pm »
M. Night Shamansalmon is clearly trying to see whats the worst movie he can make but still make money on

Ooh! I can't wait for the Christmas special!

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alright, ideas I can discuss.

Admitting you lack the skill to discuss any and all ideas is the first step to DISCOvery.

Every instance of communism I've read about (never experienced, so that fact is out there) has seemed to point to it being completely workable in small communities, as long as there's no descent. 

What good is letting the government have full control over production if you can't produce a decent dissent?

Israeli Kibbutz, the sometimes workable french system of very small, semi autonomous groups of people.

There's a sometimes-workable French system? How'd they manage that!?

I admit freely a fair amount of ignorance of seeing it work on a large scale, over the span of a country say..  the size of the USSR..

Mostly snow, booze, and porn; and not a country anymore.

I also admit bias in believing that the system that is SUPPOSED to eliminate a class society, at least from what I have read, actually creates two classes: the haves and the have nots.

Who was supposed to eliminate class? Was it class mobility? Because you can't have class mobility without classes.

Romania comes to mind.

Ah, Romania. Sweet home to the summers of my youth. Yes, I concur. Romania always comes to mind.

My conclusions on communism is that if it's centrally managed, as you have to do on a land mass as large as ours, with a centralized government, the possibility for corruption and suppressing of dissent is far greater than you have in our present, democratic republic.

We have a democratic republic? I thought we had a corporatist plutocracy?

how this ties into money, and capital being controlled centrally, and profits doled out to to the people..  I admit I should do more reading.

Yes, and this time, read something that wasn't written by H.J. Herpaderp.

that does not mean that my previous arguments have never been manifest in communism, and I've heard no rebuttals to those inherent problems, where since, you do not elect you leaders, you create an oligarchy that controls your military, and to survive, will suppress any dissenting ideas.

What's wrong with suppressing dissent, if that's what you want to do?

-toa,
dangerously misquoting Eris

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This needs polishing as an idea and I'm aware of that, so I'm posting it here among you free thinkers in order to get some feed back and holes blown in it, so I can do more research and patch them where I can.

Thinking isn't free. Or was that "freedom isn't thinking"?

I've had thoughts like this in my head for the last few years, but never put any of them down,

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. ;)

and this was written in an entirely different thread discussing a method of reducing the costs necessary to fund social security for the baby boomers. 

Cap and trade Viagra?

So here it is, in all it's roughness.

Ugh. Soften us up first. Everything is better with lube.

what I mean by controlled deflation is this: 

THIS. Controlled deflation is I mean what.

See? interwebbing your language provides a gentler, more youth-friendly introduction to your plan to euthanize Grandma.

After whatever recovery from this recession we will have,

So, you're speaking in the past-tense?

the inflation inherent in the system that pumped trillions of dollars in will begin to manifest in the sorts of conditions that existed in the 70's..

I TOLD YOU DISCO WASN'T DEAD!

except there will not likely be as many people demanding higher wages, as there will not be as many people working.

Hooray! Let's stop reading Ayn rand and start reading Bob Black! That'll fix everything!

Stagflation of the economy, while always a potential risk, will likely only be garden variety high inflation, while wages stay stagnant.

Risk!? I thought it was a feature?

The Fed will have to raise interest rates, like Volker did in the 80's, to rein in the money supply.  The cost of borrowing will go up, while encouraging more savings as interest rates rise.  This should be sustained as reasonably as possible, allowing the prices of goods, property, etc to come down to levels that resemble reality based on the prevailing wage and people's ability to borrow against their own collateral and savings.

Are you sure we want to take our economic policy from the 1980s?

Combine this with a push to buy up a large amount of our own countries reserves being held in foreign banks and return them to this country as collateral, reducing our debt pile, including buying a significant amount of China's Silver reserves (assuming they're still on the market) and giving this country a firm financial base on which to stand, maybe for the first time in decades.

I doubt they'll allow that. Part of their prosperity is having us in their debt. <b>They own us.</b> Any attempt to financially liberate ourselves will be seen as an act of economic war. They will stop shipping goods and parts to us and we will end up standing in line for toilet paper.

There will be pain for some.  That cannot be discounted.

Oh please. This and the roughness crack earlier. Why is it that everyone sexualizes economics? Is it because we keep economizing sex? I say we need a performance model of economic policy. "Buy, buy, oh god buy!" means buy, anything else means "no sale!"

but the alternative is to continue to push off a real recovery on the next generation, when recession after recession, it becomes clear that they get worse and worse without addressing the fundamental problems in the money supply as it relates to real wages and savings rates.

Eh, this too shall pass. I'm pretty sure deep space nine can handle it. Those Bajorans kick ass.

We cannot compete in the global market with countries like china and Mexico providing much lower labor costs, without trying to bring our own cost of labor down.

My daddy told me, if you ain't a union man, you ain't crossing this line.

Why not remove competition through legislation? Tariffs or whatever.

The only rational way to do that is to lower prices in a controlled manner and allow wages to fall behind them.  If Inflation has always out paced wages, then the rational push to be competitive is to let wages follow deflation of the dollar.

Damn liberals, taking all our hard-earned money just because some damn immigrants get paid less than us.

The concept of "Standard of Living" is based on the inflation in the system, since there's no longer a rational basis for the value of the dollar other than the collective delusion of the people using it.

If the delusion is collective, is it still a delusion?

Use this to everyones' advantage and bring our "price to wage" ration back to normal levels.

And then never ask for a raise or give yourself a Christmas bonus ever again, because raises are terrorism. Will all these single mothers please stop destroying our great nation with your hungry mouths and diapered masses?

-toa,
people behaving rationally is like a fish riding a bicycle

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Apple Talk / Re: Say something insulting to the previous poster.
« on: September 06, 2010, 07:35:09 pm »
Plays Farmville.

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Or Kill Me / Re: Sick of Beige
« on: September 06, 2010, 07:33:36 pm »
DOWN WITH BEIGE!

I TATTOOED MY TESTICLES PINK! NOW THE GIRLS CALL ME PENICORN.

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Principia Discussion / Re: Holy Names
« on: September 06, 2010, 07:07:17 pm »
This entire thread is blasphemy and you're all going to hellTM.

Yes, but we'll get there at a leisurely random stroll.

-toa,
wrong threading

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