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Thu Dec 18

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 9:58 PM

Re: America is so racist that...

<< The core problem in this and other threads like it is that there is a substitution of a category label for seeing a person as a human being....etc., etc. >>

Tamas....

.....why are you trying to ruin this [more]

Sat Dec 13

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 5:24 PM

Re: On Torture

<< Its like it is open season on the CIA, the police, the military...... >>

It should always be open season on these institutions!

They wield a tremendous amount of power and consume a tremendous number of [more]

Thu Dec 11

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 3:16 PM

Re: On Torture

<< .....this discussion is a bit silly..... >>

Yes, it is. We're not talking about about giving someone a wedgie. We're talking about torture, as outlined in the the report on the CIA's tactics. Unjustifiable, [more]

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 2:23 PM

Re: On Torture

<< ...so you would kill somebody rather than remove one of their fingernails? >>

If you were a direct (let's say mortal) threat to someone, I believe lethal force is in order.

If I am suspicious that you may have [more]

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 11:25 AM

Re: On Torture

<< So you would let your daughter be killed because you are against torture. >>

Asked and answered.

Clearly these scenarios (cartoonish as they are) bring up great moral dilemmas.

If someone were [more]

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 11:13 AM

Re: On Torture

<< you being either gullible or liberal... >>

And therein lies your problem, Duma. You seem incapable of understanding that other people may have ideas that differ from your own.


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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 10:33 AM

Re: On Torture

<< You agree with releasing this report then??? >>

Yes.


<< Explain exactly how it accomplishes anything.... >>

It opened my eyes as to what my country is capable [more]

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alevine posted to the New Paradigm Investing board. 1:48 AM

On Torture

I have so much to say about my very strong feelings on the use of torture, be it for political, military, or national security concerns. But I will spare you my words, as no one has said it better than this:

[more]

Sat Dec 6

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alevine replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:54 PM

Re: OT - A short story about how economics work

<< The real question then becomes: How much money is this bank charging for the service they are providing.... >

No, the real question is how much is the hooker charging for the services she is [more]

Fri Dec 5

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alevine replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:53 PM

Re: OT - A short story about how economics work

<< My God, please make it stop. >>

Ummm....I'm pretty sure you just added to it.

I've never really understood this: isn't just easier to skip a thread than it is to write a post criticizing it?

It takes [more]

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alevine replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 2:31 PM

Re: OT - A short story about how economics work

<< There is nothing special here.... What on earth is the big deal? >>

What's the big deal here?!?

Someone just told a story about a prostitute on the Mechanical Investing Board!! It's a huge [more]

Thu Dec 4

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alevine posted to the New Paradigm Investing board. 9:07 AM

Very Sad News

Many of us were lead to this board from a now defunct TMF board called Rat's Broadband Bandwagon, named after it's "founder", Trenchrat.

I just learned this morning that he finally passed after his decades long battle [more]

Sun Nov 30

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 2:39 AM

Re: Free enterprise works

<< Even the Israeli kibbutz is dying out. Another victim to capitalism. >>

How true!! When the prime objective is to make money, there is nothing quite like laissez-faire capitalism.

Couple that with the horrific [more]

Sat Nov 29

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 6:17 PM

Re: Free enterprise works

<< Marxism is an evil blight on this planet...... There is not single case of a Marxist government doing anything but killing and destroying people.... >>

Even as a die-hard capitalist, I cannot let these sorts of comments [more]

Fri Nov 28

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 10:53 AM

Re: Hands In the Air Three Tmes

<< Would I roll up in a car right next to a person who appears to be holding an automatic pistol? >>

I must have missed this. What are you referring to?


<< Body camera would have been useless. [more]

Thu Nov 27

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 5:00 PM

Re: False narratives and Witness Testimony

<< Journalism, for the most part these days simply reflects the wishes of the audience. >>

Correct. Journalism (on TV) is mostly about entertainment. It's prime directive is to capture eyes to watch advertisements to [more]

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 4:56 PM

Re: False narratives and Witness Testimony

<< These witnesses gave utterly false testimony.... >>

First person/eye-witness testimony is notoriously wrong. Everybody knows this, and it has been amply re-affirmed in this case.

So, none of this should come as [more]

Tue Nov 25

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 9:32 AM

Re: Latest Absurd CO2 Tale

<< That Period stops the conversation. Not good for a discussion board. ;) >>


Darn it!! Just as I was warming up!


Alan (hit the capital-M instead of the "<")

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 9:30 AM

Re: Latest Absurd CO2 Tale

<< That Mb>Period stops the conversation. Not good for a discussion board. ;) >>

Darn it!! Just as I was warming up!


Alan

Mon Nov 24

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alevine replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 10:32 PM

Re: Latest Absurd CO2 Tale

<< ....quality of diet also matters a lot....treated a kid who would only eat soda crackers.....don't tell me that vitamins and minerals don't make a difference to health Alan… you know better than that. >>

Sure, eating [more]

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