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    Somewhat - though many of our remaining sources...

    Somewhat - though many of our remaining sources are either outright hostile, or love gossip (Suetonius is our primary source for much of the empire, for instance), and the raunchier the better. In...
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    The 'commonplace sexual debauchery' is probably...

    The 'commonplace sexual debauchery' is probably more myth than reality based. Much was salacious slander (think of using TMZ or tabloids as a fair representation of our morals for society as a...
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    Which makes you simply wonder why our...

    Which makes you simply wonder why our (grand)parents were not dumb as rocks, since many would have to get up as early if not earlier than teenages today for school in order to assist their parents in...
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    Which of course based in the purely faith-based...

    Which of course based in the purely faith-based assumption that Paul was somewhat truthful about the person of Jesus, let alone Jesus' views on the relationship between man (or Jesus himself) and...
  5. Definitely strong enough to crack walls, and on...

    Definitely strong enough to crack walls, and on occasion cause enough structural damage to make a building structurally unsafe, and leaving demolition as the only option (we have the same problem...
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    Ahum, my experience is that quite often the...

    Ahum, my experience is that quite often the managers are the problem, a much bigger problem than the workers. With a big problem being the managers forming an inpenetrable barrier between workers and...
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    Allegedly, accoreding to this site...

    Allegedly, accoreding to this site http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heartbleed-bug-websites-affected/ PayPal was not affected/was safe.
  8. Might be, but frankly I think not. I have seen...

    Might be, but frankly I think not. I have seen the same over here - where in a 'stop-and-frisk' search, only a single white male was stopped (of the typicall 'stoner' brand), and the rest solely...
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    And that is why we can blame the US for WW II......

    And that is why we can blame the US for WW II... :evil2:
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    True, though to some extent the US was rather...

    True, though to some extent the US was rather selective here in its anger (as it had no real issues with intervening militarily on its own before or after). The salient point was that the interests...
  11. You might want to transfer that job to the...

    You might want to transfer that job to the parents, and not to the school...
  12. Or Texas ranked in the 30's... considering they...

    Or Texas ranked in the 30's... considering they are floating on oil...
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    Of course the big elephant in the room is...

    Of course the big elephant in the room is blatantly ignored concerning cancer:

    Cancer rates are at least in a big part so high because people are no longer dying because of other issues before...
  14. I would not surprise the impact thereof on...

    I would not surprise the impact thereof on rankings like this to be fairly negligible (unless the top is ranked really close, and you have received $ 10 billion + or so). Was the flooding that bad?
  15. Agreed on all counts...

    Agreed on all counts...
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    True... though there is some truth in the...

    True... though there is some truth in the argument (especially for the New World). The colonizers gaining such dominance was in part facillitated by the devastation wrought by imported illnesses. Add...
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    I hope you are being sarcastic here. Nope -...

    I hope you are being sarcastic here.

    Nope - it is because of the idiots assuming everything could be captures in math. Hell, most of the math is based on huge assumptions! They forget - or rather...
  18. Which tells you a lot about the status of the...

    Which tells you a lot about the status of the natives...
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    True... though - at least from what seem to be...

    True... though - at least from what seem to be the dominant economic schools - they still have a hard time of being aware of let alone work within the limitations such an approach demands...
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    Yup... usually these same people at the same time...

    Yup... usually these same people at the same time forget that an experiment often is little bearing on actuality (since quite often circumstances surrounding that experiment are optimized/have little...
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    It should be - but for many social science =...

    It should be - but for many social science = pseudo science. And many do not put economics in the social sciences, but move it more towards the 'hard' sciences, mostly blinded by the...
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    Not sure, but the difference as I see it when...

    Not sure, but the difference as I see it when comparing geology especially to economy is that it is given a lot more 'scientific' credibility than it actually merits. Even it's historical...
  23. For last season - on the Eagles - it would have...

    For last season - on the Eagles - it would have been Jason Avant. Mostly because of his leadership role. I would say it is what kept him on the team last season. Vick has too much athletic ability,...
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    And the irony is that they often do not consider...

    And the irony is that they often do not consider modern economics - and especially the Chicago school kind / Friedmanomics - as such...
  25. And this is a movement which already could be...

    And this is a movement which already could be traced back to well over a century before the 1905 constitution - which according to Augustus was meant to discriminate against Judaism and Islam - when...
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