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Comment I have bad news for you (Score 1) 395

Nobody really cares where you are. You're a tiny blip in a vast sea of Android users, and their collective behavior is what's interesting. Quit worrying so much about "surveillance", because, really, you're boring and not profitable, so Google isn't watching you.

Comment Evolutionary Intent vs Random Accidents (Score 1) 262

This article seems to assume that there's some guiding philosophy beyond evolution. Nope, it's just random chance and selection. Mutations happen, and sometimes they kill the host (usually they get weeded by the immune system).

Another problem with this article is that it seems to say that "cancer" is a single disease. There are lots and lots of different cancers, so saying that "cancer" is some kind of unified mechanism is bizarre. There's not a lot of relationship between lung cancer and leukemia, except that both involve mutations and failed apoptosis.

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