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Doctor X wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:00 am
I thought a lot of people's fifteen minutes were up five years ago.

Maybe no one told them.

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And increasingly limited interest.

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Pyrrho wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:47 pm
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Not a smiley but a character that turns unprintable when I edit, though full viewable in the forum.

How about making it a smiley? :)
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I downloaded the source assets from GitHub. 6,524 files! Find that 8-ball is going to be like picking fly shit out of pepper.

https://github.com/twitter/twemoji
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I found Harambe.

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You just had to look in your heart.

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Holy shit, this is sad but maybe not all that surprising.

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Goes from "not kicking a guy when he's down" to kicking the guy when he's down in less than three words.

There is a word for people who profit from or attempt to profit from another's misfortune.
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Richard Dawkins posted this on Twitter:
@RichardDawkins
It’s one thing to deplore eugenics on ideological, political, moral grounds. It’s quite another to conclude that it wouldn’t work in practice. Of course it would. It works for cows, horses, pigs, dogs & roses. Why on earth wouldn’t it work for humans? Facts ignore ideology.
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Pyrrho wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:06 pm
Richard Dawkins posted this on Twitter:
@RichardDawkins
It’s one thing to deplore eugenics on ideological, political, moral grounds. It’s quite another to conclude that it wouldn’t work in practice. Of course it would. It works for cows, horses, pigs, dogs & roses. Why on earth wouldn’t it work for humans? Facts ignore ideology.
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Oxford Dictionary wrote: eu·gen·ics
/yo͞oˈjeniks/
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noun
noun: eugenics

the science of improving a human population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable heritable characteristics. Developed largely by Francis Galton as a method of improving the human race, it fell into disfavor only after the perversion of its doctrines by the Nazis.
Fucking Nazis ruin everything.

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People are responding with photos of pug dogs to prove that it doesn't work.
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What no cute little kitty cats? :)
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I'm not following that stream of wokesciousness. Seen enough kthxbye.
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It's like this -- He used the "E" word. That is enough to make him the other "N" word (Nazi). :godwin:
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Someone argued that eugenics is an ideology.

Anyway, I think the backstory on this involves UK politics:

https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/po ... -universal

New Downing Street adviser called for 'universal contraception' to stop 'permanent underclass'

But I don't know. PZ will tell us.
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Pyrrho wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:46 pm
But I don't know. PZ will tell us.
¡Por supuesto!

https://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula ... awkins-no/

Peezus didn't call The Dawk the other N-word, but he definitely invoked it.

Basically what I already know from this thread. :8b:
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Pyrrho wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:32 am
Goes from "not kicking a guy when he's down" to kicking the guy when he's down in less than three words.

There is a word for people who profit from or attempt to profit from another's misfortune.
When he is down is the best time to kick a guy.