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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 3,942
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Exactly. When the constitution was framed it was...

Exactly. When the constitution was framed it was clear it was about rights of men. So going back to the true intent should mean just stripping all those unconstitutional rights of women. It was...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 01:19 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 3,942
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
True, you've always said so in all your posts. ...

True, you've always said so in all your posts.

But, correct me if I'm wrong, from your posting history I get the feeling you vote FOR the people explicitly saying they would make this happen and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 75,999
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
My condolences to all the women losing the...

My condolences to all the women losing the freedom to chose for themselves. It's a pity seeing a nation once dedicated to freedom slowly transforming itself into one that is not.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 17th June 2022, 11:06 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 4,339
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
True, but an AI can be supplied with things you...

True, but an AI can be supplied with things you cannot give a child.
After all, you can program a full dictionary and all grammar rules into something non-sentient (I'm looking at you Word), whereas...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 17th June 2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 4,339
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Yes I know. I am not disagreeing with you....

Yes I know.

I am not disagreeing with you. I'm pointing out the ridiculousness of the 'computers are simple in basis, so can never create something complex' argument.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 17th June 2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 4,339
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Sure, the SUM of all the binary reactions becomes...

Sure, the SUM of all the binary reactions becomes analog, but each individual reaction either runs or does not. Each individual receptor either gives a signal or not. So when reduced to it's...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 15th June 2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 4,339
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
In the end a brain is a series of chemical...

In the end a brain is a series of chemical reactions.
They have two options. They run or do not run.
Hence binary.

Show me a chemical reaction that is sentient.

Of course the question is...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 13th June 2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 4,755
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
I still wonder how Christians are being...

I still wonder how Christians are being marginalized in western countries.

Sure, the influence of Christians to use politics to force others to follow their beliefs are being limited, but as far...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th June 2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 4,339
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
I would pity any AI ever developed. Imagine...

I would pity any AI ever developed.

Imagine being a developing intelligence, so basically a child, but without any legal protection whatsoever and your parents having total control not over your...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 11th June 2022, 05:46 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 30,816
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Wait, Danes do NOT commute on wild boars in...

Wait, Danes do NOT commute on wild boars in viking gear?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th June 2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,305
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
For the record, my proposed solution would be to...

For the record, my proposed solution would be to actively work at desegregating neighborhoods, ensuring a good social security network to to reduce poverty, ensure a nationwide set of school taxes...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th June 2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,305
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
I actually agree with Bogative, Warp12 and...

I actually agree with Bogative, Warp12 and Thermal that is it shocking that racism is so institutionalized in the US that mass shooting with mainly black victims are completely ignored in mainstream...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th June 2022, 10:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,296
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Yes, I suppose if you arbitrarily decide that the...

Yes, I suppose if you arbitrarily decide that the differences that make abuse in churches even worse that normal are irrellevant that makes things easier.
I completely disagree with that statement...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th June 2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,296
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Let's see if I can explain it so you understand...

Let's see if I can explain it so you understand the difference.

The religious cases all stem from situations where the believers are told that they are subject to laws superseding the secular...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th June 2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Exactly what I ment. Those defending the white...

Exactly what I ment. Those defending the white majority viewpoit claim that there is some inherent quality in race alone that makes people unable to live together.
My assumption is that this is...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd June 2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 36,558
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Well, CE seems to have forgotten. But the rest of...

Well, CE seems to have forgotten. But the rest of us do.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st June 2022, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,305
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Well.. I'm sure there were open doors. And were...

Well.. I'm sure there were open doors.
And were te nurses and doctors armed?
If not everyone was asking for it.

I pity the US.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 31st May 2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,296
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
There is also the fact that closed religious...

There is also the fact that closed religious groups all groom their children to obey the rulings of their pastors/priests/prophets/imams/rabbi's and use their respective teachings to show that this...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st May 2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 22,303
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
True, but on the other hand, becoming an 'ally'of...

True, but on the other hand, becoming an 'ally'of Russia these days means total obedience.
And Russia has never made a secret of it's desire to possess the access to the Black Sea, with the added...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st May 2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
True, but there the concept 'race' is rooted in...

True, but there the concept 'race' is rooted in culture. It's not like you could use skin color to distinguish the victims from the perpetrators.
And it's nothing to do with a group suddenly rising...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st May 2022, 04:47 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Anyway, can our racial purists show an instance...

Anyway, can our racial purists show an instance of where there was actual strife based upon Race?

So not because one group was kept as slaves and / or second class citizens and revolted
not...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 31st May 2022, 04:36 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,790
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
I suppose what also might help is to stop the...

I suppose what also might help is to stop the perpetual myth of 'lone wolf gunning down the bad guys because the government is inept/corrupt' shown in so many US movies, books, games and tv shows.
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th May 2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 36,558
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
It has been pointed out to you repeatedly that...

It has been pointed out to you repeatedly that Russia would not HAVE any sanctions had it not illegally invaded and annexed Crimea following a North-Korean style 'referendum' and had it not committed...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th May 2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,305
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Perhaps a select committee of elderly gentlemen...

Perhaps a select committee of elderly gentlemen who can use their wisdom?
And they'd best be selected for their knowledge of firearms, so clearly they need to have been associated with the industry....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th May 2022, 05:17 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 6,292
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
But to a lot of people they are not. If something...

But to a lot of people they are not. If something that is an integral part of you is constantly being used as an insult you need to be pretty emotionally stunted to not be affected by that.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th May 2022, 05:12 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 2,790
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
I find the current iteration of The Onion where...

I find the current iteration of The Onion where they put up every 'No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens article up to be quite informative.

Of course they are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th May 2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 6,292
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Oh sure, but conversely, if someone asks you to...

Oh sure, but conversely, if someone asks you to address them by certain pronouns, why would that be an issue?
Is it really any different from someone asking to be addressed by an alternative version...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th May 2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,305
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Because anyone can get a gun?

Because anyone can get a gun?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th May 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,305
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
I pity the society where that is needed. I...

I pity the society where that is needed.
I truly do.

I've never heard of that need on the schools here in the Netherlands, not the one I teach at now nor any of those I've ever been to in the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th May 2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Join the army, get rewarded, get power. Whether...

Join the army, get rewarded, get power. Whether you came from Nubia, Gallia, Dacia, Italia or anywhere else. People from all parts of the empire could and did live everywhere and had the ability to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th May 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 6,292
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Actually, this is more along the lines of...

Actually, this is more along the lines of Jehova's witnesses passing by and others saying: "you believe in a god, so you are Catholics, as there are only Catholics and Atheists in the world, and I...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th May 2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
You keep asserting that immigration will lead to...

You keep asserting that immigration will lead to racial strife, but what proof do you have?
The racial strife in the US has far more to do with the fact that even post civil war the US made their...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th May 2022, 02:10 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Anecdote from long ago when I was 15 or so. I was...

Anecdote from long ago when I was 15 or so. I was on my way home in the bus when an older lady, about 60 or so, sat next to me and then started complaining about how the youth of today was rotten and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th May 2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,305
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Given that in other western countries these...

Given that in other western countries these school shootings are extremely rare, even in countries where the described weapons would be available... yes.

Unless of course only the US has angry...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 26th May 2022, 12:44 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,820
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
So, the religious clubs will be banned too then? ...

So, the religious clubs will be banned too then?

After all, they claim to be able to use a ritual to have a deity intercede on their behalf, so they might be praying to harm others on campus....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th May 2022, 12:42 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 6,292
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
I guess I'll never understand the hangup large...

I guess I'll never understand the hangup large groups of people have about who someone else might want to sleep with.

Like everything else in biology, sexuality is a spectrum.
And yet for some...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th May 2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,305
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Or a lone gunman trying shooting up the hall.

Or a lone gunman trying shooting up the hall.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st May 2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 75,999
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Not the numbers, because I do not live in the...

Not the numbers, because I do not live in the approaching theocracy called the US.
But if you're interested I suggest you compare abortion rates and teen pregnancies in the Netherlands, with by US...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st May 2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 75,999
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Let see.. You could stop abortions by 1:...

Let see..

You could stop abortions by
1: Ensuring there is good, mandatory sexual education in high school (and home school systems) so everyone knows how pregnancies occur and can be managed to...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 19th May 2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 13,693
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Yes, cultures are a continuously evolving and...

Yes, cultures are a continuously evolving and shifting set of overlaps and thus there is no 'European' culture.
Nor is there some mythical static eternal culture that needs protecting.
What is...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 19th May 2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Would this be like the way the Catholics would do...

Would this be like the way the Catholics would do this in the protestant nations or the Irish in the US?
Or the way the Jews were undermining western civilization?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 19th May 2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 13,693
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
No. If there is an European 'culture' it's...

No.

If there is an European 'culture' it's about attacking our neighbors for doing things differently.
Now that we can't do that with actual weapons anymore it's down to words and football...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 17th May 2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
I have no clue, opinion polling isn't that much a...

I have no clue, opinion polling isn't that much a thing as far as I know.
What I do know is that the political parties that make it their political focus do not do particularly well. So most people...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 17th May 2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Maybe in the US, but most EU countries do not...

Maybe in the US, but most EU countries do not have the two-party system of the US (barring the UK of course, but well, Brexit and all that)

Here in the Netherlands there are also parties claiming...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 17th May 2022, 02:02 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 13,693
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
You can add Spain to that list where there are at...

You can add Spain to that list where there are at least two indepenence movements (basque and catalan).

Japan has at least the Ainu in the north and the reason we do not hear about people in...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 16th May 2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 13,693
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
And the people fleeing economic upheaval due to...

And the people fleeing economic upheaval due to the decisions of the West and China/India as well by now?
They should be left to die or scrabble for hunger wages without ever being able to try to go...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 16th May 2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 13,693
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
How is it different? It's exactly the same...

How is it different? It's exactly the same conspiracy.

*They* are going to outbreed *us* and then use *our* good democratic values to institute a *scary theocracy*

The fear of Catholicism at...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th May 2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 15,841
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
I say mixing religions and 'races' creates...

I say mixing religions and 'races' creates progress and increases genetic diversity.
Whereas isolation and a longing for 'purity' creates stagnation and inbreeding.

Besides, large portions of our...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 16th May 2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 13,693
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
Well, there was the same theory about the evil...

Well, there was the same theory about the evil Catholics going to outbreed all the good protestants in the Netherlands and turn the country into a papal dependency by abusing democracy, which is why...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 15th May 2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,172
Posted By Lukraak_Sisser
The thing is, to fix the main problem the Russian...

The thing is, to fix the main problem the Russian army would need to be re-trained, re-stocked and not led by corrupt kleptocrats.
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