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Discovery Channel Taken Hostage

  1. Sep 1, 2010 #1
    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/02/us/02discovery.html

    Apparently he thinks that if you threaten them, Discovery Channel can single-handedly solve all the world's problems.
     
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  3. Sep 1, 2010 #2

    Office_Shredder

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    His website is disturbing and hiliarious

    They MUST have a show educating people on how to live without having children. And it should be a game show. Not for any practical purpose, I just love game shows.

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    Stop building stuff! Except... build stuff for homeless people. They don't really count as civilization I guess.

    Overall he sounds pretty f***ed in the head. I hope everything works out OK for the people in that building
     
  4. Sep 1, 2010 #3
    It'd be nice if they could solve all of the world's problems...
     
  5. Sep 1, 2010 #4
    Everyone knows that answers to the worlds problems are on the science channel and not the discovery channel.
     
  6. Sep 1, 2010 #5

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    No, the answer to the world's problems is in the engineering channel.
     
  7. Sep 1, 2010 #6
    This guy should just go read The Next 100 Years.
     
  8. Sep 1, 2010 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    If that were true, the problems would be fixed already. :wink:
     
  9. Sep 1, 2010 #8

    Office_Shredder

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    The answers are there, but somebody needs to watch the damn shows
     
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  11. Sep 1, 2010 #10
    I feel about the same way as that guy. If you want to have a few children, that's fine, but what's the point of having 10? Seriously, that makes no sense. What if everyone did that?
     
  12. Sep 1, 2010 #11
    Why does this stuff always happen near my house. Anyways, im glad no one was hurt and the MoCo PD put a bullet in this hippie crackpots head.
     
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  13. Sep 1, 2010 #12

    Ivan Seeking

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    But how do you really feel? Don't hold back now.
     
  14. Sep 1, 2010 #13
    The problem is I see too much of the looney tunes channel.
     
  15. Sep 1, 2010 #14
    :cry: Well, you see.... :cry: :cry: :cry: It all started when I wasn't loved enough as a child :cry: :cry::cry::cry: :biggrin:

    Yay for not paying taxes to keep him in a jail cell, bullets only cost .39 cents!
     
  16. Sep 1, 2010 #15

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    This guy was no doubt a psychopath, or what's now called Antisocial Personality Disorder. And thankfully no one else was hurt. However, before too many cheers go up on the death of the assailant, consider:
    http://www.mentalhealth.com/icd/p22-pe04.html [Broken]
     
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  17. Sep 1, 2010 #16

    Evo

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    The first 3 describe me. :uhh:
     
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  18. Sep 1, 2010 #17

    cronxeh

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    I agree with his message, disagree with the execution.

    Frankly I won't have used violence.
     
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    .....??
     
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  20. Sep 1, 2010 #19
    We are superior thus better than other lifeforms. :biggrin:
     
  21. Sep 2, 2010 #20

    Ivan Seeking

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    I don't claim to be. For one I'm getting old and tough, so I'm not nearly as tasty.

    Seriously though, do you think "polluting" is the right word? Do you really consider yourself to be no better than a toxin released into the biosphere? If so, then why should anyone care about your opinion?

    We are all going to die whether the poles shift of not.

    Show me an ant Mozart, Einstein, or Gandhi. You really need to get a grip. Ants may be interesting, but you are far more interesting; in spite of and because of your silly ideas.

    Btw, if you want to see something truly ugly and cruel, you should see what my cats do to the poor whatevers that they catch.
     
  22. Sep 2, 2010 #21

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    Perhaps Mozart is just a bland harpsichord player, and Einstein is just a guy responsible for 100,000 lives being vaporized instantly, and Gandhi is just a lazy beatnik. Our perception of them is relative, and our own existence is relatively boring. We spend our lives pretending to be higher organisms, yet we routinely act like the animals subservient to us. Hypocrisy is the name of our game. We invent religion to fabricate a better world for ourselves, yet failing miserably in the process.

    Yeah, humanity sucks. And I am no better than anyone out there, frankly there are times I regret being conceived, but like all humans, I am too selfish to stop this oxygen sucking habit
     
  23. Sep 2, 2010 #22

    Everything you've said is such a fallacy. If everything you said is true, then you wouldn't actually be aware enough to make that statement.
     
  24. Sep 2, 2010 #23

    cronxeh

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    You are precluding the possibility that our understanding of the pointlessness of life is an emergent property of evolution.
     
  25. Sep 2, 2010 #24

    MathematicalPhysicist

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    Heat death?!

    You just need to get the heat back, with a big wimp...


    Anyway, I don't see how there will be a heat death, as I feel a heat of 30 celsius right now, perhaps the heat will kill me though.
     
  26. Sep 2, 2010 #25
    Being destructive in a possibly infinite universe, or MWI, would seem to be a nearly meaningless thing. It's an activity like any other.
     
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