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Code Quality: Open Source vs. Proprietary

Murdoch5 There is no comparision (132 comments)

Some open source projects will have better code then closed source projects and vice vesa, you can't just make a clean line.

4 days ago
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Kids Can Swipe a Screen But Can't Use LEGOs

Murdoch5 Re:its called lazy ass parenting. (353 comments)

Fair enough, I was assuming a boundary towards electronics such as tablets and smart phones, but my point still holds. If your kids can't build a wicked lego castle ( or similar kind of idea ) but can play angry birds then maybe you need to look at how you're parenting.

4 days ago
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Kids Can Swipe a Screen But Can't Use LEGOs

Murdoch5 its called lazy ass parenting. (353 comments)

It's true and sad, most parents are lazy and just frankly don't care about there kids. Why is a kid under the age of 7 even swiping a screen to begin with. Electronics are a bad idea to use as a substitute for interaction in childhood, any rational adult knows that to be a fact.

4 days ago
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Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment

Murdoch5 Yes (1583 comments)

That would actually make the amendment read as it should and remove the incorrect assumption that everyone has the right to own guns. The problem with citizen gun ownership is that most citzens dont have the self control, maturity or intelligence to handle a gun correctly.

4 days ago
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The Security of Popular Programming Languages

Murdoch5 Just use C or ASM (188 comments)

Do the work yourself and make your programs secure. C und ASM are Still the kings of the hill and always will be.

5 days ago
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Google: Teach Girls Coding, Get $2,500; Teach Boys, Get $0

Murdoch5 Offensive? (673 comments)

I'm all for equality but how does this make sense. If the same article appeared offering boys $1000 to learn programming and not girls it would make the news.

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

Murdoch5 Re:Good! (1037 comments)

What mistake did I make? I would be really interested to know, I've read the bible more then once, in the capacity of being an Atheist and moderate catholic.

Everything I stated, at least from the literal word of the bible is accurate, but as I've stated before, there are 30,000+ ways to read the bible and understand it, as there are more then 30,000 different forms of Catholicism. I'm taking my literal interruption as direct, nothing modified and nothing changed, as if God told the writer directly, which is exactly how it had to be done, other wise the bible is no more a valid book then harry potter, at least as a holy book.

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

Murdoch5 Re:Good! (1037 comments)

Well even if the bible gets translated millions of times you would have to figure a God would strive for accuracy. Therefore I see no reason I can't quote literally from any bible I pick up. If God didn't correct the text then it's still at fault.

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

Murdoch5 Re:Good! (1037 comments)

So basically, no offense, we're comparing apples to oranges? Of course you'll have a different interpretation of the bible, however that in itself is a huge issue, how can a perfect God convey his story in any less then a perfect fashion? If God's word is perfect then it would have 1 and only 1 written form, it would be unchanging, unalterable and uncontradicting. You're right in fact that the apple itself is the sin, but the fact is that apple grew on an apple tree which was put in the garden by God, no apple tree, no apple. Point 5 I made is a prefect example of the religious BS, how can one faith teach the trinity different from the others, it only happened once, how can the story be different. If there really was a single story and a single loving God then don't you think he would of corrected the books to make sure only the single perfect example of the book went forth?

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

Murdoch5 Re:Good! (1037 comments)

I'm an Atheist now, but I did listen, I've read the bible in both states, being a catholic and being an atheist, again I don't know what version of the bible you've read, there are thousands. The standard roman catholic bible has the garden on earth, if you go more bat shit crazy and look at Mormonism, the garden was in the US.

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

Murdoch5 Re:Good! (1037 comments)

Ya fair, I'll give you that.

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

Murdoch5 Re:Good! (1037 comments)

This is going to link back to my last post where I answered this already. You might have a different version of the bible ( which in itself is a nail in the coffin, a God with a message needs only one and not 30,000+ versions of it ).

3) The garden was on earth, God created the heavens and the earth and then made Adam in his image. Where else could this garden ( which we know didn't exist, it's never once had any creditable evidence for it found ) exist. You can call fresh earth paradise but it's still earth. Hence earth held the apple tree and hence God created sin, it's a done deal.

I answered #4, I'll just take a walk on it, maybe you are right I don't know. I've just never been told that from doctors.

6) The trinity, The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is a ball of fire which landed upon the heads of the followers, at least in the roman catholic account. The Father ( God ), made himself man ( The Son ), to come to earth, that again is the roman catholic, Vatican upheld account.

Trust me, I grew up in a very religion town and went to a very religion school. I went to church on Sunday's and had religion parents. The one thing religion helped me see is how bat shit crazy it is, you have to put all your faith in a father who never shows himself, never proves himself, asks human to rape, kill and commit mass suffering all in his name. Heaven is literally ( as the Hitch puts it ) North Korea.

Now I can accept the good done in the name of religion and there is beauty in the bible but it gets blown out of the water by the horrible acts. Before you can accept the good done in the name of religion you must be able to explain and justify the bad.

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

Murdoch5 Re:Good! (1037 comments)

3) No it's not, I'm perfectly right. The snake told Eve to eat the apple, once she did sin entered the world. You might have a different version of the bible but that is the account I've read and gone by. I'm right, hands down on this, God put the apple tree there, God knew what would happen if it got eaten from and he let it happen, done.

4) Well according to all doctors I know it's not but lets just pass on that one, it's hardly the nail in the coffin.

6) No it's not, again you might have a different version but in the roman catholic church that is the story. He made himself man to have himself tortured, killed and buried so he could rise again. When he became man he called himself his son.

I'm speaking literally right from the same bible I've grown up with, tell me how I'm wrong on 3 and 6?

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

Murdoch5 Re:Good! (1037 comments)

Good point! Of course moderate religion is fine, no one would argue about the silent catholic ( or insert religion here ) believes. If you leave your religion in the church or the home and never use it to force your agenda then fine. Of course that church better pay taxes.

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

Murdoch5 Re:Good! (1037 comments)

1) I like the universe, about what do you complain?

I should of explained that better, when he created the universe he also created the earth and the animals and man. The problem is our human bodies are wired very poorly if done by design. You would think an all knowing and all powerful mega being could get that right, he also had several attempts and didn't change the design.

3) is wrong, and even a non believer should know better

No it's not, God put a tree in the Garden that grew apples, the apples if eaten could cause sin. Logic would follow that if God didn't want sin we would of simply removed the tree in the first place. An all powerful and all knowing superman would of surely known that if he left it, it would be eaten from. God intentionally created sin so he could punish humanity.

I would really like to hear how I'm wrong about that, I have yet to hear a single person actually prove me wrong. My teachers never could, my parents never could, my priest never could, the sister ( nun ) never could so I highly doubt you can either but i welcome the attempt.

4) no, sciense is not telling us that. If that DNA set is healthy it can have endless children, untill an unhealthy mutation shows up. That is a no brainer.

If you have one set of 23 chromosomes and you continuously breed it together with itself ( incest ) the chance there is an increased chance of birth defects, like deformities and mental retardation. That is fact, if Adam and Eve populated the earth through procreation then you would have to figure they had children or there children had children who were malformed. Generally you can breed out one level using the same chromosomes, as in a brother and sister can sleep together and produce one child. However if they have two children and those children sleep together the chance of introducing genetic problem jumps massively. It's high unlikely that Adam and Eve could of fathered even three generations out, to do otherwise you'd have to assume the invisible man in the sky helped, but given his mean strike in the old testament, I high doubt it.

6) I always thought it was his son, not himself at that crucifix ...

The official story is that God became man, had himself sent to earth to be tortured, crucified and buried so he could rise again and forgive us our sins. The reason they refer to Jesus as the son of God is rather unknown, by all theological accounts Jesus is just the human form of God. to call Jesus the son of God introduces another layer of incest, or I guess deitcest, Jesus would be both his father and son, which is just wrong any way you look at it.

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

Murdoch5 Good! (1037 comments)

Getting rid of religion is one of the most rational things a society can do, religion is the single most damaging force ever invented and at the same time one of the most irrational.

Basically you can sum up catholic / Islam based religions in this fashion;

1. An invisible man who was never created invents the universe and does a very piss poor job it.
2. He then populates earth with two people based off the same DNA source ( Eve is created from Adam ).
3. God forgets to remove a tree that is put on earth that apparently causes Sin ( of course he invented Sin as a way to not be held accountable for his actions ).
4. He then kicks Adam and Eve out of the garden because he can't forgive what he created, Adam and Eve procreate like rabbits, even thou science tells us they couldn't of made many healthy children with one DNA set.
5. God gets pissed and kills everyone several times, instead of forgiving what he creates ( no one can explain that ).
6. Finally after proving he's either a really bad engineer or just a hurt and suffering junky he decide he has to suffer by being human and having himself killed. (I guess his S&M obsession was to strong and he finally had to get the big one off).

Now what possible level headed human could support this insane ideal? What I just outlined is EXACTLY what the bible explains. You can argue or you can say I didn't read it correctly but strip off the extra BS and what I stated is exactly what the bible states. I didn't do a good job capturing the parts where God tells man to openly rape little girls and commit mass killings.

Lets just review some of the other wondering lessons we can learn from religion:
1. Gay people are evil and should be put to death by stoning.
2. Little girls who are virgins are to be raped, otherwise kill them.
3. The universal father can't be held accountable for his actions, but he demands totaly and unquestioning loyalty.
4. When things get bad and you need to forgive sin, have yourself killed for what you create. ( hardly all powerful ).
5. If you don't cut off parts of your body or have sex in special position you're going to hell.
etc.. etc... etc..

Lets not even start with Mormonism, where you take Christianity, which is crazy and add two dashes of total bat shit to it. Islam takes Christianity and adds on society segmentation and insane gender segmentation, combined with the fact most Muslims have the maturity of three year olds and they claim the Quran tells them to kill ( which is doesn't ).

Religion is what most people consider morally superior, but if you can't explain how the extreme negatives fit in, then why should you be allowed to use the extreme or neutral positives? Religion is not a good force in the world, it's not rational, it's not moral and it's not a system of belief we should be passing on. If the internet is helping to end this insane system of sick, disturbing, mentally and emotionally twisted beliefs then so be it, and I'm glad!

about two weeks ago
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It's Time To Bring Pseudoscience Into the Science Classroom

Murdoch5 its worse than that (470 comments)

40% of Americans believe in creation and about 80% hold a belief in an invisible man in sky. I agree that it's time to show students the difference between science and irrational assumptions. Maybe by bringing the science of ghosts, God's and all other matter of insane ideas into the science room we can finally move past the iron age and into the 21st century.

about two weeks ago
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The Problem With Congress's Scientific Illiterates

Murdoch5 Do you believe in Creationism? (509 comments)

It's a simple question to decide if you should hold a position of office or power, "Do you believe in Creationism over Evolution", if you say yes then you're scientifically illiterate and shouldn't be allowed to hold a position of power that make decisions regarding science and in general science education. This extends far beyond those in power, it extends down to most teachers and parents. We live in society of amazing scientifically progress and advancement yes far to many still revert back to iron age ideas that can't even stand anymore. I personally feel anyone who isn't scientifically literate should be forced to either bulk up on there knowledge or they can get out of North America.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Do You Consider Elegant Code?

Murdoch5 Re:Comment your damn code (373 comments)

Well not really, for instance it could take you 20 lines to initialize a device on a port. In that case it would be a benefit to have a block comment above the section explaining what it`s for, also it would be helpful to comment each line to explain what each value or step is for. Putting in comments doesn`t mean you write bad code, it means you want to understand it when you come back to it in a year or 10.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Do You Consider Elegant Code?

Murdoch5 Re:Comment your damn code (373 comments)

I disagree with you 100%, you should have a comment almost every line or a block comment every section. I work on tons of embedded code where smart ass developers decide to not comment there code and use piss poor structure. Comments are used so everyone else can read and understand your code, if it takes me more then 1 minute to figure out what you did then you wrote bad code period.

about three weeks ago

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Enginnering Project Ideas

Murdoch5 Murdoch5 writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Murdoch5 writes "I need to think of ideas for a final year / capstone project for university. I'm taking Integrated Telecommunications and Computer Technology. I can't seem to think of anything good, anyone got ideas."

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