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by Fysicist09
Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1003: "Hitler and Eve"
Replies: 447
Views: 94912

Re: 1003: "Hitler and Eve"

Wow. I am absolutely floored by the discussion among J Thomas et al. I fear I have little to contribute in the wake of all these mega-posts, but here goes. The only definition of morality that I can put forth without explicitly relying on external parameters is as follows: "Morality" is wh...
by Fysicist09
Fri Dec 02, 2011 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0985: "Percentage Points"
Replies: 85
Views: 25682

Re: 0985: "Percentage Points"

I think it all just comes down to the fact that people in general, especially media outlets, don't really care for specificity much. Sometimes it's practial (no one is going to waste time specifying that the car running from police is burgundy when "red" will suffice. I agree with you abo...
by Fysicist09
Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0979: "Wisdom of the Ancients"
Replies: 219
Views: 88863

Re: 0979: "Wisdom of the Ancients"

This may be the strongest GOOMHR moment I have ever had. "Wisdom of the Ancients" is just the perfect title, and it evokes such a sense of poring over some long-forgotten information to find the exact nugget that you need to solve the problem - but the ancient writer was stopped by some ma...
by Fysicist09
Wed Jul 13, 2011 1:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0924: "3D Printer"
Replies: 65
Views: 44404

Re: 0924: "3D Printer"

So where does this printer fall into the chart from xkcd.com/678 ?
by Fysicist09
Thu Sep 23, 2010 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0792: "Password Reuse"
Replies: 187
Views: 92049

Re: "Password Reuse" Discussion (#792)

Like a few others, I have lurked for a while but just now registered specifically to answer this question. March 1997 was the year that George Lucas re-released the Original Trilogy of Star Wars in VHS format so viewers could own it "one last time" before making the heinous revisions*. The...

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