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Online petition to jail Polansky and boycott his supporters

unlametheweak Re:The Christian Thing to do (32 comments)

HE VAGINALLY AND ANALLY RAPED A 13 YEAR OLD GIRL.

I'll leave one more comment before I permanently erase my password here. He NEVER " VAGINALLY AND ANALLY RAPED A 13 YEAR OLD GIRL", what he did do is pressure a girl under his employment to have sex with him. There was no kidnapping or violence used, as is implied by the Trolls and Liars who want to physically harm me because I'm trying to bring some Truth and Rationality to an irrational situation. Unfortunately the Truth is always the first victim of a lynch mob.

You people can have your fun demonizing me and being proud of yourselves, meanwhile I'll spend my time studying psychology, and all the other social sciences that people like you always put down. I'll admit that I am a freak because I don't lie, steal and cheat, and I'm not into lynch mobs either. My opinion of people like you and the person who openly stated that he wants to kill me are almost the same (but not so violent in nature); you people are disturbing.

more than 4 years ago
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Online petition to jail Polansky and boycott his supporters

unlametheweak Re:The Christian Thing to do (32 comments)

Look at the Winners who Upmodded the Troll and Flamer. Unfortunately this type of attitude is prevalent in society: Hatred and violence always get rewarded. FUCK YOU ALL ASSHOLES. If violence should be done, it should be done by the people who are abused by bullies. There needs to be more Columbines. I'm out of here. PEOPLE on Slashdot are sick fucks. BY assholes. I hope you all die.

more than 4 years ago
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Miniature Stonehenge Discovered In Wiltshire, UK

unlametheweak Whistle while you work (152 comments)

Miniature Stonehenge Discovered In Wiltshire, UK

Built by dwarfs, I would presume.

more than 4 years ago
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Online petition to ignore Polansky

unlametheweak Re:Moral Panic with David Letterman (5 comments)

Don't I throw off even a hint of sarcasm here?

Yeah. I'm too subtle to let on though. I guess I'm good at being bad.

more than 4 years ago
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Online petition to jail Polansky and boycott his supporters

unlametheweak Re:Sure (32 comments)

but we should really focus on unfucking the congo, and for that matter, south africa first. Take the people who support the rape in south africa and put them up against the wall first, sound good?

As to the people, the irrational crowds, the morally righteous mob who label me a "defender of child rapists", I am in favour of this. In fact I've always been against child slavery (sexual and otherwise), and yet the same neocons are often defensive about child slavery since they believe it means they can get cheaper running shoes. It's amazing what type of beliefs people have when you actually talk to them.

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Online petition to jail Polansky and boycott his supporters

unlametheweak Re:The thing to do (RANT) (32 comments)

That you felt you had to reach outside the subject being discussed and pull in a straw-man to justify/bolster your labeling of me says more about you than it does about me.

As I sometimes illustrate; people who dish it out usually can't take it.

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Online petition to jail Polansky and boycott his supporters

unlametheweak Re:The thing to do (RANT) (32 comments)

Hey, MORON: "

I have had IQ tests to prove that I am not a moron. You are just arguing with Flame warfare and propaganda, because you know that you can't win through logic or rationality.

ANY "sexual relations" between an 18+ yr old and a 13 yr old IS RAPE!!!

A) You claim that this isn't a neocon issue and yet you do what the neocons do; create a moral issue where there is none, and then force your moral views onto other people, and then threaten to kill and torture people who don't live up to your bizarre moral views.

paints you as stupid.

Again, not very good logic here.

Being anally raped by my 40-something father when I was 13 probably had a lot to do with it.

That is a logical error in reasoning which many people have; they illogically correlate variables together. Unfortunately consensual sex has nothing to do with unconsensual sex. Rape victims often over-generalize that way. You need to see through your illogic. Hating people and wanting to harm people won't make things better for you or for anybody.

Go suck a gun barrel, defender of child-rapists - you're *almost* as bad as they are.

Again, your lies and propaganda can't be defended by anything you say. I've been abused by neocons like yourself, and I choose to use reason instead of violence on them. The sad thing is that you probably realize that equating rape with sex and violence is a logical fallacy, and that you are probably intelligent enough to realize that it is only useful for propaganda purposes. You can hate me all you want, but I do respect all people, no matter what there beliefs (sexual or otherwise).

more than 4 years ago
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Online petition to jail Polansky and boycott his supporters

unlametheweak Re:The thing to do (RANT) (32 comments)

The fact that you foed me is an indication that you are not interested in intelligent conversation. You are only interested in your own neocon soap box. Your multi-level marketing Web site is a good example of the type of personalities that are attracted to your type of thinking.

more than 4 years ago
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Online petition to ignore Polansky

unlametheweak Moral Panic with David Letterman (5 comments)

I just don't have the motivation or propaganda abilities to make the Late Show with David Letterman a moral panic issue. He probably has too many apologist fans in the government and in the pulpits to make a difference anyway.

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Online petition to jail Polansky and boycott his supporters

unlametheweak Re:The thing to do (RANT) (32 comments)

You spoke about about sexual relations in general, and not just about "rape":

To hell with him doing time - any adult (18+) who while in that age range has had sexual relations with a 13-yr-old child should have his genitals blown off with a double-barreled 12-gauge

You are obviously a neocon in your attitudes and beliefs. You are obviuosly attempting to twist what I say into propaganda to support your own immoral views. You say that you want to murder, kill and torture. You claim that sex is bad. Clearly you have problems. You are sicko.

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Online petition to jail Polansky and boycott his supporters

unlametheweak Re:The thing to do (RANT) (32 comments)

Thank you for being a good example of what I am trying to fight against. You people need to speak up more often.

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Online petition to jail Polansky and boycott his supporters

unlametheweak Re:The Christian Thing to do (32 comments)

If you read the transcripts, he admitted that he:

      1. knew she was 13
      2. betrayed the family's trust
      3. gave her booze and drugs
      4. had vaginal sex with her

I didn't read the "transcripts" (court transcript I assume), but I am aware of the issues.

As for serving time, he was in custody for a period of time. One can never make accurate assumptions as to why people would flea custody, but since you appear to know about the case you should be aware that there was constant pressure to put him in jail for the rest of his life for what people gleefully describe as "child rape", as opposed to "engaging in unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor". Of course you know this, and bad behavior should obviously be punished. He suffered exile, humiliation, and financial penalties (paid to the aggrieved party). If I thought he could have a fair, unbiased court appearance in the United States of America then I would probably be more sympathetic to the neocon position.

The issues here are moral, and not legal. The police, and governments will always enforce the law depending on their personal whims and morals. The average person will ride the bandwagon of morality, and use the Law as an excuse. It's about feeling well socialized. People need a common enemy, and if they don't have one they will try to create one; it helps with social bonding. Too bad people aren't as interested in arresting mass murderers like Augusto Pinoche, but instead spend vast amounts of tax payers money tracking down somebody who pressured a young girl into sex. Clearly mass murder is more repellent than "date rape". Actually, I guess it isn't.

more than 4 years ago
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Online petition to jail Polansky and boycott his supporters

unlametheweak The Christian Thing to do (32 comments)

Congratulations; you've jumped on the neocon bandwagon. In fact you've lit the torches and are inviting people to march towards the village. First invite the Christians, because they know all about bandwagons, then invite the conservatives, then implore the Liberals not to be communists and to join the fight against evil... It's not about the law, he's served his time (although not the full 50 years for the "drugging" and "rape"), it's about morality. But hey, I guess I'm just one of those loser apologists who should be socially and financially isolated... actually, in my case that would be quite redundant. Nothing new here, just people getting off on their moral panics. The aggrieved parties have put the issue to rest, Polanski has already been punished, and yet the neocons still want to make an issue out of it, because if it involves sex with somebody under the age of 21 then it is immoral, and if it doesn't involve government funded torture and murder then it should be condemned.

I wonder how many "Christians" will do the Christian thing and ask the assholes who are after Polanski to forgive him for his sins. There is a neocon mentality that needs to be fed, the fascist indignation that needs to be let loose, and stones that need to be thrown. It's no secret that I'm not normal, because I've never been into moral panics. I guess it's just one of the many reasons why people think I'm crazy and why I think socializing is bad.

more than 4 years ago
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How much of a paycut would you take...

unlametheweak Re:You sound like another socialist (8 comments)

when properly constrained, capitalism works very well - socialism doesn't.

That's the mythology. Too bad I'm mentally incapable of believing what people tell me. I haven't been socialized properly, so the confabulations and rationalizations of Facts haven't had time to effect my brain. If I could understand the logic of how people rationalize their belief systems then perhaps I would be a lot smarter, or maybe I'd just be more of an idiot.

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How much of a paycut would you take...

unlametheweak Re:You sound like another socialist (8 comments)

I'm not a socialist, it just doesn't work.

"Socialism" and "capitalism" are not discrete philosophical units as your statement seems to imply [1], nor is "race" or colour (I was going to comment on the fact that the article references the "white", "Hispanic" and "black" races; but not the "brown", "red" or "yellow" races, amongst the thousands of others. "Colour" unfortunately is continuous, as are the cultural traits which define what colour a person is). But some people just say I'm crazy, so what I think probably doesn't matter.

Notes:
1. There are some "socialists" who engage in profiteering. I.e. they sell things on eBay for more than the actual item is worth and let their children run lemonade stands; and there are some capitalists who give to charity and who even support paying taxes to furnish the military with weapons and employees to use those weapons.

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Review up at SciFiDimensions.com

unlametheweak Re:Light at the end of the Rainbow (8 comments)

OOOps. Wrong journal, you can ignore the above post, or just think of it as another one of my absurdest non sequiturs.

more than 4 years ago
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Review up at SciFiDimensions.com

unlametheweak Light at the end of the Rainbow (8 comments)

The good news is that, compared to construction and factory work, the financial sector received hardly any unemployment.

more than 4 years ago
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How much of a paycut would you take...

unlametheweak You sound like another socialist (8 comments)

Corporatism is about money, not productivity. So if the corporation can make more money by laying off more employees, then of course Management should be rewarded. And bonuses don't just get handed out to senior executives, but to all levels of Management, depending on how fast they can get people to work for the least amount of money.

It's often the little things that count, like knowing the names of your underlings and smiling at them and giving them a corporate Christmas card that can motivate them to work diligently and above and beyond the call of duty. It is the Management that has the intelligence to implement these creative, low cost solutions, so of course they should be rewarded. Management, if they weren't so benevolent, could just as easily outsource your job to someone else or to replace you with a robot. People should stop whining and just be glad to have a job.

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Review up at SciFiDimensions.com

unlametheweak Set your astro sails (8 comments)

I'm against Steampunk because it contributes to global warming. Windpunk is the politically correct science to fiction.

more than 4 years ago
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*sigh*

unlametheweak Imagine a future of Sinlessness (8 comments)

If people spent more time reading the Bible and less time reading fantasy books the world would be much more religious.

more than 4 years ago

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Sugar is More Addictive than Cocaine

unlametheweak unlametheweak writes  |  more than 4 years ago

unlametheweak (1102159) writes "

An enduring fixture of prohibitionist literature is the claim that, given the option, animals will self-administer cocaine until they overdose or starve to death by selecting it in preference to food. Research supporting this contention frequently involves animals placed in unnatural conditions (isolated, immobilized, starved, etc.), and removing these stresses generally reduces cocaine self-administration.

Researchers have previously found that providing rats with sweetened water significantly reduced their voluntary cocaine intake, and a recent study has reported that rats overwhelmingly prefer water sweetened with saccharin or sucrose over cocaine. When presented with an either/or choice eight times a day, 94% of test rats selected the non-caloric sweetener saccharin over a "behaviorally effective" dose of cocaine (0.25 mg, i.v.). While it took the rats eleven days to develop a statistically reliable preference for selecting cocaine over nothing, it took only two days to develop a statistically reliable preference for saccharin over cocaine.

According to the researchers, "the preference for saccharin sweet taste was not surmountable by increasing doses of cocaine and was observed despite either cocaine intoxication, sensitization or intake escalation--the latter being a hallmark of drug addiction". Pointing out apparently contradictory findings from previous primate studies that offered solid pellets instead of sweetened liquids, the researchers speculate that important differences may exist between the research methods or could be a result of inter-species differences between rodents and primates.

Given the highly addictive properties of sugar and the deleterious physiological effects sugar has on the human body; sugar causes diabetes, obesity (which is responsible for heart disease), dental cavities, hyperactivity, amongst various other highly dangerous medical conditions, it is surprising that sugar has not been outlawed a long time ago. Considering how dangerous sugar is, and its addictive properties, one would suspect that child advocacy groups and social welfare organizations would be pressuring governments to outlaw this substance and have harsh jail sentences for people who use and sell this highly toxic product. Let's hope their aren't corporate or personal interests that would bias any regulation of this poison."
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MPAA Allows Teachers to Camcord for Fair Use

unlametheweak unlametheweak writes  |  more than 5 years ago

unlametheweak (1102159) writes "From the I-Want-To-Control-You department; the MPAA will let teachers have their already established legal right of fair use with media files, but only if certain conditions and rituals are met first. From the article:

Teachers don't need to rip DVDs to get clips for classroom use--they should just use a camcorder to record the DVD playing on a TV screen! So says the MPAA in a video it showed to the US Copyright Office in an attempt to argue that nobody should be ripping DVDs, even for educational use.

The MPAA was even kind enough to supply a demonstration of how to videotape a television set with a camcorder, http://vimeo.com/4520463."
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Neverending Copyright Extensions coming to Europe

unlametheweak unlametheweak writes  |  more than 5 years ago

unlametheweak (1102159) writes "

After a UK government-led commission said that the current 50-year term for musical copyrights was fine, and the government last year publicly agreed that there was no need to extend the term, culture minister Andy Burnham yesterday made the logical follow-up announcement that yes, the government would now push for a 20-year extension on copyright.... by framing the issue as a "moral case," Burnham gets to sidestep the entire issue of logic.... the move has been pushed largely by fabulously wealthy musicians and the music industry... While the UK says it will work to extend musical copyright from 50 to 70 years, the European Union is considering a plan (backed by Commissioner Charlie McCreevy) to extend musical copyrights to 95 years.... The Open Rights Group, which is bitterly opposed to extension, claims that 80 percent of all artists would receive under 30/year from the EU plan, while music labels would share 90 percent of the cash coming in.

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Bill 85 - Photo Card Act to track Canadians

unlametheweak unlametheweak writes  |  more than 5 years ago

unlametheweak (1102159) writes "The Canadian province of Ontario will be one of the first to require US mandated universal ID's so that Americans can keep track of Canadians who enter their country. These ID's will come in the form of mandatory "enhanced" drivers licenses. Among the features of the card will be easy access to biometric data and facial recognition systems through unencrypted RFID.

"The current DHS standard for the RFID chip on 'enhanced' ID cards is without security protections, such as data encryption, is designed to be read at distances of at least 10 metres, and is widely used in the livestock and supply chain management fields," says Andrew Clement, professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. "This long scanning range allows surreptitious location tracking and there is nothing the Ontario or Canadian governments can do to stop U.S. security officials from storing our biometric and other information on parallel databases where Canada's privacy laws do not apply."

http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7542.html

You can listen to a CBC podcast explaining the Bill 85 and the ID card at http://www.idforum.ischool.utoronto.ca/?q=node/80"

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Senate wants to empower parents to be censors

unlametheweak unlametheweak writes  |  more than 5 years ago

unlametheweak (1102159) writes "

The United States Senate has unanimously passed a bill that requires the Federal Communications Commission to explore what "advanced blocking technologies" are available to parents to help filter out "indecent or objectionable programming."

The text of the bill notes that the average child watches four hours of television a day. It also observes that "99.9 percent of all consumer complaints logged by the Federal Communications Commission in the first quarter of 2006 regarding radio and television broadcasting were because of obscenity, indecency, and profanity."

The probe should also look at apps that can filter closed captioning language, and "operate independently of ratings pre-assigned by the creator of such video or audio programming."

The negative attitudes that people have towards children and freedom in general are spawning these movements. People feel the need to control their environments, and so they seek out the most vulnerable to control and manipulate."
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Profiling the Internet Savvy as Morally Unfit

unlametheweak unlametheweak writes  |  more than 6 years ago

unlametheweak (1102159) writes "The government has conducted studies "identifying those [behaviors] that may be associated with risky or problematic cyber behavior...". Social networking, file trading, playing World of Warcraft, using the Internet too often, and "on-line contact with foreign nationals" could mean you are disqualified from joining the CIA. So if you've ever responded to a post on Slashdot from a "foreign national" you could be morally unfit to work for The Man."
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US Fighter Jets Intercept Two Russian Bombers

unlametheweak unlametheweak writes  |  more than 6 years ago

unlametheweak (1102159) writes "In what is remeniscent of the Cold War, US fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers flying towards a US aircraft carrier over the weekend. According to the article tensions have been heightened do to American plans to put a missile-defence system in Poland and the Czech Republic. It seems that just like in physics, so it is in politics; for every action there is a re-action."
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Your Private Photo's Are on BitTorrent

unlametheweak unlametheweak writes  |  more than 6 years ago

unlametheweak (1102159) writes "Another social networking fiasco. According to Wired News "A 17-gigabyte file purporting to contain more than half a million images lifted from private MySpace profiles has shown up on BitTorrent, potentially making it the biggest privacy breach yet on the top social networking site." This episode involves the ever present issues of privacy, piracy, vulnerability disclosures, intellectual property and security. It would seem that if you don't want things to be private, then they should not be on the Internet, Period."
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unlametheweak unlametheweak writes  |  more than 7 years ago

unlametheweak (1102159) writes "North Carolina thinks of the children by passing a law http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/Sessions/2007/Bills/Se nate/HTML/S132v3.html requiring parents to verify they are parents before letting their children onto social networking sites http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070528-mysp ace-age-verification-for-parents.html. Notwithstanding the whole concept of an Internet ID for people in general; children are now being tracked by cellular phones with GPS, spied upon with Parent Controls (MS Vista has built-in parental spyware), and also strategically placed Nanny Cams, keyboard loggers, etc. Is the zoo-like Minority Report world in which children are growing up in today doing more harm than good? How will this affect a 14 year old, much less a 17 year old "child"?"

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