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by Paul
February 21st, 2020, 4:30 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com
Replies: 48
Views: 1088

Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

There is no such thing as defamation in free speech. Is it free or not free? Whether what you say is legal or not is a different matter. Free speech allows opinions, insults, lies, etc. but not threats, harming reputations, etc. So defamation out, facts in. Saying someone went to a neo-Nazi confere...
by Paul
February 21st, 2020, 12:12 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com
Replies: 48
Views: 1088

Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

I have similar thoughts about Amendments one and two. If it's both or neither then I'd rather have both.

Shame that the discussions of white supremacy and eugenics fizzled out. But if you start with defamation there are limits to how seriously you can be taken. 
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 10:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 1038
Views: 61442

Re: Your rants here

Idea for a TV game show: "What's My Bubble?"
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 9:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 1038
Views: 61442

Re: Your rants here

That was in Stephen King's original draft. But his editor thought it too geeky.
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 8:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 1038
Views: 61442

Re: Your rants here

I often explain vega via

[$]\frac{\partial \, \mbox{Area of a circle}}{\partial \pi}=r^2[$]
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 8:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 1038
Views: 61442

Re: Your rants here

[$]\frac{d \,\mbox{Number}}{d \,\mbox{Anything}}=0[$]
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 8:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 1038
Views: 61442

Re: Your rants here

Get well soon.
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 7:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 1038
Views: 61442

Re: Your rants here

Call those problems? Phooey! Hilbert should see my inbox.
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 1:14 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com
Replies: 48
Views: 1088

Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

You haven’t had the pleasure of being sued for defamation have you?!

So, please also start a white supremacy thread!
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 1:02 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com
Replies: 48
Views: 1088

Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

You say these things about people who probably don’t care what you think. And are robust enough not to bother suing you for defamation.

But it didn’t take you long to get to the classic “I believe in free speech provided you agree with me.”
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 12:31 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com
Replies: 48
Views: 1088

Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

I suggest someone starts a eugenics thread!

Stay here if you want to discuss free speech.
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 12:03 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com
Replies: 48
Views: 1088

Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

@FM If that bizarre link is your idea of a “proof” then you might want to rethink that career in maths!

@Cuch I would dispute the grumpy!
by Paul
February 20th, 2020, 4:24 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Are you ready for Brexit?
Replies: 696
Views: 31371

Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

Only two weeks since Brexit. Have the predictions come true?:

Rioting in the streets, country run by an idiot, high unemployment, strikes, collapsing economy,...

But this was supposed to happen North of the Channel.
by Paul
February 19th, 2020, 1:50 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Time for BREXIT FAQ
Replies: 204
Views: 23587

Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

In the US the gaps around cubicle doors are so wide that you can see everything first hand. Diagrams aren’t needed.
by Paul
February 19th, 2020, 1:42 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Time for BREXIT FAQ
Replies: 204
Views: 23587

Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

Negatively correlated with EU, so getting further away.

(Can you imagine Scotsmen sitting down to pee?!)
GZIP: On