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by Fermion
April 25th, 2013, 5:45 am
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PaulAnd the unions came number 2 in the 1980s as well.POrganized class warfare such as corporations versus unions (as capitalism creates) is a stupid way to run an economy. Power only shifts temporarily from one side to another. Those who seek to win such a battle, on w...
by Fermion
April 12th, 2013, 2:14 pm
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PolterQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: PolterQuoteDespite a brief interest in Gandhi, he was not a pacifist; indeed, he was a harsh, uncompromising figure who believed, with Mao, that power came out of t...
by Fermion
April 12th, 2013, 1:37 pm
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: zerdnaQuoteAFAIK, FYI I read somewhere than Bin Laden was trained by the Americans...Cuch, that was the whole point of my comparison of Che to Ossama. No. That's just the obvious part. That Osama (and his followers) were anti-US, just like Che and his followers were ant...
by Fermion
April 12th, 2013, 12:26 pm
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteQuote I am very grateful that I have never been in such a situation myself. That probably makes me, unlike Che, a coward.Yeah, well. Che, financing of his revolutionary movement, training of his troops, and creating of a romantic legend of a poetic revolu...
by Fermion
April 12th, 2013, 2:23 am
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PolterQuoteDespite a brief interest in Gandhi, he was not a pacifist; indeed, he was a harsh, uncompromising figure who believed, with Mao, that power came out of the gun barrel. Mr. Castaneda's book includes a gripping passage about the self-serving justification Gueva...
by Fermion
April 11th, 2013, 6:54 pm
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Polter<Since dismissing Wikipedia (while simultaneously invariably failing to provide reputable peer-reviewed sources) is a standard mark of intellectually dishonest debate tactics, I'm going to be kind enough to preemptively provide those concerned with the cited prima...
by Fermion
April 11th, 2013, 6:48 pm
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PolterTS, no, a direct reply to Cuch., not much of an axe to grind with your grandfather, really (I wouldn't exactly describe hanging a picture of a dictator as in good taste, Hitler or not, but that's quite an individual matter, I suppose--and, possibly quite unlike so...
by Fermion
April 11th, 2013, 6:37 pm
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: PolterChe G. was quite a loathsome individual:QuoteThe cult of Ernesto Che Guevara is an episode in the moral callousness of our time. Che was a totalitarian. He achieved nothing but disaster. Many of the early leaders of the Cuban Revolution favored a democratic or dem...
by Fermion
April 11th, 2013, 6:26 pm
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PaulQuoteOriginally posted by: Fermion QuoteOriginally posted by: PaulIf you are on the left wing it helps enormously if you are a hypocrite or naive. PThat's an amazingly naive thing to say. Apart from the absurdity of the one-dimensional left/right paradigm, politicia...
by Fermion
April 11th, 2013, 5:05 am
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PaulIf you are on the left wing it helps enormously if you are a hypocrite or naive. PThat's an amazingly naive thing to say. Apart from the absurdity of the one-dimensional left/right paradigm, politicians of all shades are hypocrites. It's a necessary qualification fo...
by Fermion
April 9th, 2013, 8:33 pm
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarIn any case, RIP to the Iron Lady.Without the Conservative Party, we would not have the Sex Pistols.For every action, an equal and opposite reaction...God Save the QueenAre you a dialectical materialist, then?
by Fermion
April 9th, 2013, 8:12 pm
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PaulQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4Alpha QuoteOriginally posted by: Paul<speechless>PMore evidence of the Cauchy distribution of forum members? Sometimes you see someone digging a hole for themselves so rapidly, so efficiently, in such a determined way that you just ...
by Fermion
April 9th, 2013, 7:42 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Unique solution to Fokker Planck/Kolmogorov forward equation
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Unique solution to Fokker Planck/Kolmogorov forward equation

Intuitively, I think it more likely that with practical problems and the lack of t-dependence in the Ito coefficients, the solution would look more like f(x,t,y,T) = g(y-x,T-t). But I'm well-known to be an amateur with Fokker-Planck....
by Fermion
April 9th, 2013, 4:49 pm
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: PaulDid Scargill get that Kremlin money in the end? To keep the strikes going. I can't recall the outcome.PI remember money being collected in Dundalk every week at the time. In some circles maybe the same thing .People contributed f...
by Fermion
April 9th, 2013, 4:26 pm
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Topic: RIP Margaret Thatcher
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RIP Margaret Thatcher

QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: Paul<speechless>PMore evidence of the Cauchy distribution of forum members? Multi-dimensional too.
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