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bitRAKE wrote:
I like revolution's list, but I believe those all could fall under egoistic thinking.

1) Egoism

2) Dualism

Who doesn't want to divide things up? You're in, or you're out. It's an easy first step, but rarely is anything complex of a dual nature. People are usually forced into choices and given limited options.

3) either (1) or (2), lol. Razz

I use SumatraPDF for some years now, and Chrome has been able to view PDF's for a long time - even PDF forms. Adobe marketing has killed their reader.

Windows Update cycle has me using tools which largely exist outside of Windows - it's often easier to re-install the OS than open it up to the whims of Microsoft. This added pressure has gradually decreased the need for Windows - it's just not as convenient as it once was. I don't see it going away in 2017 though.


Mom, bitRake here impliedly wants you to reveal your gender.

You got that one right on windows update. Here's the things;

1) The size of MS cummulative updates can span between KB to Gigabytes. That's about half the size of a decent Linux distro's fresh installation. I believe one of MS slogan is "small don't sell".

2) Time needed to honor such updates equals the amount the time to re-install 3 new OSes!

3) Updates are not fully automated. Somewhere in between, they require manual interventions. That means I can't go home at 5 pm because I need to attend to each and every PCs being updated. Extremely nightmarish on dual boot systems and when power failure strikes halfway!
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YONG wrote:
I wonder why no-one has mentioned Adobe Flash, which causes endless security issues.

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Porn sites need them the most. In porn, security is not such a big threat. Linda and Crissy are two hot babes, surely on fire, hot, play with dangers, surrounded by dangerous men... I mean c'mon, do Linda and Crissy look like they need security?
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ford wrote:
1. Intel monopoly
2. inflationary monetary policy
3. non-user-upgradable computers
aye, captain!
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revolution wrote:
rugxulo wrote:
N.B. I don't really want an answer to these rhetorical questions.
Oops, too late. Razz


I'm honestly not trying to challenge or embarrass you. I'm not trying to put you on the spot, nor do I really want to argue about it either. Just trying to clarify. I don't ask for any answers nor potentially personal information.

revolution wrote:
rugxulo wrote:
Exactly how many countries are you (or have you been) a citizen/resident? What did they do to you to cause you to distrust or dislike them?
I don't see how the question is relevant. One doesn't need to live in any particular place(s) to see what is happening and has happened in the world.


Yes one does. First-hand experience outweighs any second-hand testimony. I can read about the U.K. until the cows come home, but it's far different actually living there (I presume).

How else would you know what goes on? The media?? Give me a break. There's a big difference from hearing about Windows 10 on a message board and actually using it (I haven't). Similarly Linux has hundreds of distros, and it wouldn't be fair to judge them all based upon one (e.g. Ubuntu or Puppy or TinyCore or Alpine).

The Olympics typically has 190 countries participating. My point is that it's pretty much impossible to know which is "best" without living there. Taking gold medals as a sign of superiority is incredibly dishonest. ("Numbers don't lie." Yes they do! 90% of statistics are made up, including this one!)

revolution wrote:
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Exactly how many religions have you personally been educated in and participated as an active member? What do they believe that causes you to not believe (due to personal circumstances)?
One doesn't need to have been a member of anything to see what happens and has happened because of it.


As the Bible says, (Psalms 34:9): "Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the stalwart one who takes refuge in him."

It is incorrect to pretend that everything you hear second-hand is true or that you can understand everything from afar. It's also unfair to blame people for things that they didn't do, much less to lump together disparate groups who have little in common. Linux != BSD != Minix != SVR4. Saying "Unix sux!" because Ubuntu hosed someone's SSD back in 2009 isn't fair either.

revolution wrote:
rugxulo wrote:
[Greed] As defined by whom? Compared to what, the virtue of charity?
Greed is a relative term. My definition as the desire for more than is needed.


If you have no standards, then anything goes. Clearly you have personal needs that you feel don't fit within other frameworks. I'm just saying that your experience is limited, possibly intentionally, which makes it less accurate than ideally desired.

Don't be a cynic. There are many pious people who are more aligned with you than you think. (In case it wasn't obvious, the feast of Christ the King was yesterday, did you not read why it was explicitly instituted?) They have the same enemies and hate the same things that you do. Do not treat them, or faith itself, as an enemy.

Read Matthew 7: "Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but underneath are ravenous wolves. By their fruits you will know them." (Christianity is not evil, but evildoers can falsely pretend to be religious to suit their perverse agenda, which intentionally makes God look bad and leads people away. But you yourself need the baptismal gifts of the Holy Spirit to fight against such lies.)
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YONG wrote:
I wonder why no-one has mentioned Adobe Flash, which causes endless security issues.

Wink
Porn sites need them the most. In porn, security is not such a big threat. Linda and Crissy are two hot babes, surely on fire, hot, play with dangers, surrounded by dangerous men... I mean c'mon, do Linda and Crissy look like they need security?
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Seems that you are very familiar with these porn sites. You must be a frequent visitor, I guess.

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