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by Lexicus
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism
Replies: 12
Views: 68

Re: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism

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by Lexicus
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: Chat thread. Place for casual conversation.
Replies: 396
Views: 6743

Re: Chat thread. Place for casual conversation.

That sucks. One time I fell on ice, landed on my head, and cut my scalp open magnificently.
by Lexicus
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism
Replies: 12
Views: 68

Re: TOTD 2/19 Anthropomorphism

I anthropomorphize everything because it makes the world more interesting, plus I like blaming inanimate objects when I fuck up
by Lexicus
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: Marketing the tax bill
Replies: 13
Views: 160

Re: Marketing the tax bill

Yeah, that's what I mean when I say it's the tip of the iceberg. The GOP is just the political "vanguard".
by Lexicus
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: Marketing the tax bill
Replies: 13
Views: 160

Re: Marketing the tax bill

And the conservative marketing goes waaaaaay beyond the GOP alone. The GOP's public relations is just the tip of the iceberg. Think the NRA. Then there's all the apparatus "pro-life" organizations. There's ALEC, and AEI, Heritage Foundation, and how many more outfits? These organizations all make sy...
by Lexicus
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Machines and Games.
Topic: STELLARIS
Replies: 2
Views: 36

STELLARIS

Anyone else play this monstrosity? I haven't, in a while, but the Big Update and accompanying Apocalypse DLC are dropping in less than a week. At that point I will probably play Stellaris unhealthily for a while, neglecting family, friends, self-care, etc.
by Lexicus
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: Marketing the tax bill
Replies: 13
Views: 160

Re: Marketing the tax bill

Totally by coincidence, I just saw this article bout how framing in the UK contributed to support for austerity and made it seem inevitable
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... mic-policy
by Lexicus
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: Marketing the tax bill
Replies: 13
Views: 160

Re: Marketing the tax bill

I don't think the Democrats are so much out of touch, as incoherent. As a party they really don't stand for anything. This gives people no reason to go out of their way to vote for them. This means that particularly charismatic Democrats can do very well, but the party mostly does not. The party it...
by Lexicus
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: On Topic Discussions.
Topic: someone please help me understand the "big bang" better
Replies: 14
Views: 310

Re: someone please help me understand the "big bang" better

Yep, that's the guy. And Lohr, you do remember correctly, 'big bang' was initially a derisive insult from those who believed in the steady-state theory of the universe (which was almost everyone at that time, including Albert Einstein). Hubble's discovery that the universe was expanding made the fir...