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Unread postPosted: Sat May 08, 2010 7:52 am 
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^ i'll probably go for something exotic to accompany my bossa nuova mood

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Unread postPosted: Sat May 08, 2010 8:34 am 
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Here's an interview that will hopefully get you thinking.
Do watch all segments as they all have very interesting insights from a real scientist. Nowadays it's mostly $laves to the indu$try of $cience.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvyD2o7w24g

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one problem is that we confuse science (and some of its experiments/achievements) w/ everything else (happiness, evolution, civilization etc). science alone won't solve all our problems. each science boasts a bunch of indexes and graphs, measures something while discarding anything else. we have to start looking at the whole picture.


another basic problem is that we overestimate our (human) kind. up to the point that the us smart, them dumb mindset does not end with puberty as it should. scientists call the mass dumb, artists call the mass dumb, mass call the mass dumb, it's a vicious circle. what a fantastic, reasonable, educated piece of work!


get a bunch of nobel-prized scientists, a bunch of well known artists, a bunch of janitors and some eskimo fishermen. when you're done hearing each other's bragging start discussing about their personal aspects. and hey! they're all facing the exact same issues with their partners and the rest of their (inter)personal aspects. smart what? dumb what?


it feels ok to bitch about the (other) mass, good old placebo pill to make the rest of the titles stand out for a while. it's easy to call now dumb, something that a civilization of the pre-classic period guessed back then. just as it's always easy to blame a majority of the population for reproducing mass media hysteria. when you take them off the g'dang tv box, motivate/educate them, nice things happen. lo + behold the few clowns w/ monkey suits wouldn't like that, gotta keep 'em hypnotized to get the votes on Sunday and keep ripping them off (some people think this is called freedom/democracy). problem is why "we" educated fools fail to recognize the booby-traps.


about those damned sci-fi movies of the 80s? all the fake intelligence and smartassness that they were pushing to the mass for 2000AD?

damn scientists! where is my jetpack?

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Unread postPosted: Sat May 08, 2010 8:57 am 
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zahal wrote:
Nowadays it's mostly $laves to the indu$try of $cience.

pretty much where i was heading the conversation about the whole mass(ive) trap, not only in science but in each and every field which is actually tied into the basic characteristics of human nature.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvyD2o7w24g

thanks, i've watched that. i'm lucky enough to have conversated w/ Bohm, Feynmann and Pausch, among others, both on and off the camera.

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Unread postPosted: Sat May 08, 2010 2:28 pm 
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So: -do you all guys really think that the 2012 will be the EOTW?

That was the initial topic, so, nothing wrong with recall it.

I for myself, I think a big "NO"... because I think this is all a commercial bullshit to get richer some media groups. That's all. And the rest... well, the rest is history. :)

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Unread postPosted: Sat May 08, 2010 6:25 pm 
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GeneratriX wrote:
I think this is all a commercial bullshit to get richer some media groups


Every time something big happens, the History channel puts out a documentary about Nostradamus. Then at the end they hint he also predicted whatever just happened. They always find some nonsensical ramblings to back it up.

Nostradamus predicted 9/11, you know, as well as Kelly Clarkson winning American Idol.

Mmmmmm, and last week's powerball numbers for good measure.

I wonder if they do this to sell books about Nostradamus.

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Unread postPosted: Sun May 09, 2010 5:53 am 
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diego i love your threads in this sub-forum, they're pure dadaism just like most relaxed conversations. factor in the occasional misunderstandings due to differences in taste/style/humour/idiosyncrasies and you've got an international funky little Babel ready to rock :)

from all the punchlines so far i pick VP's about SSD. bring it on man, equipment noise is killing me.

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So: -do you all guys really think that the 2012 will be the EOTW?

c'mon now, did you really think for a second that anyone here would bite the 2012 story? you can always include a poll in this thread and watch the numbers fly by

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I wonder if they do this to sell books about Nostradamus.

shhhh i'm working w/ hamei to get him back into showbiz. Nostr is alive man just like Elvis, we saw him nightclubbing the other day


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Unread postPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 2:38 am 
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Well... I already know I got a big mouth here, so, no problem guys! ;)
Some people pointed out that I seem to be the kind of guy that says:

"-Everybody is evil, excepting me!"

No way. Whoever said that is wrong. Sorry, but whoever pointed that is plainly wrong.

I'm more on the kind of guy that says:

"-We are all evil, excepting... nobody! ...and ...including me!"

Perhaps this could clear the things... you know! By no other means if it is not by such idea you could explain the actual state of things here in the earth. We have to accept it. There is no good people here... we are a plague for this planet, no matter if we put on the street a trash can with a big banner saying: "Only For Ni-Cd & Ni-Mh Cells" ...no way. We already screwed it, no time for hypocrisy or polite excuses.

So:

-We already screwed it?

-Yes Sir!

-Will the world end just for that?

-No way! I think even if we made big poop in it, it is a big stronger and harder than that!

I hope my point is clear now! :P
Peace on the earth!

P.S.: But if for some reason this polite guess from me is wrong, I'll just take first class seats. I would not loose myself the BIG SHOW for anything in the world! ;)

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Unread postPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 8:11 am 
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P.S.: But if for some reason this polite guess from me is wrong, I'll just take first class seats. I would not loose myself the BIG SHOW for anything in the world! ;)


Shock and Awe part III in 3d, FullHD, and Smell-O-Vision! :D

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Unread postPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 8:48 am 
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zahal wrote:
Shock and Awe part III in 3d, FullHD, and Smell-O-Vision! :D


Indeed! ...but considering it again, I think I would hire a group fly with parachutes! ...what a nicer thing to do on a day like these? No matter if the killer thingy is a meteorite, a flood, or a big gap of tectonic plates... THIS IS THE ONLY THING YOU REALLY NEED!!! BUY YOUR TICKET NOW!!! :P :P :P

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Unread postPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 9:27 am 
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zahal wrote:
Shock and Awe part III in 3d, FullHD, and Smell-O-Vision! :D


Indeed! ...but considering it again, I think I would hire a group fly with parachutes! ...what a nicer thing to do on a day like these? No matter if the killer thingy is a meteorite, a flood, or a big gap of tectonic plates... THIS IS THE ONLY THING YOU REALLY NEED!!! BUY YOUR TICKET NOW!!! :P :P :P


Someone needs to fly around the world in a hot air balloon with the 3d cam slung to the bottom to get all the footage. Could we beam it to a big database on the moon, you know for future pay per view events?


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Unread postPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 9:31 am 
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name your poison
Snow Queen v Hendrick's...

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Unread postPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 11:25 am 
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Oskar45 wrote:
fu wrote:
name your poison
Snow Queen v Hendrick's...

hendrick's my wife's favourite, i prefer tanq.10

but gin's aplenty in our bar, straight i presume? there you go

(there's another nekochanner who likes gin, just can't recall now, zafunk?)

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]Someone needs to fly around the world in a hot air balloon with the 3d cam slung to the bottom to get all the footage. Could we beam it to a big database on the moon, you know for future pay per view events?

woohoo, want me to mod your qtvr setup? what about chasing pop corn in 0 gravity?


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name your poison


Monica Bellucci? ...wait!, I'm already married! Oops! :P

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Unread postPosted: Tue May 11, 2010 3:39 am 
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gotta find me a really special glass to serve you monica @ the bar diego!

ice-cubes inside?

yay for mediterranean girls, they can bring the EoTW in a few hours


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straight i presume? there you go
Oh yes!...Thanks, nice :D

PS: But Snow Queen is fine stuff as well...

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