[SATLUG] Frikin sweet robot! (sick)

herb cee hc at lookcee.com
Thu Mar 20 21:50:27 CDT 2008


Plus one Nate Minus one Lance
Herb

pixelnate wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-03-20 at 10:24 -0500, Lance Crowder wrote:
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>> ~Nate
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>> Unfortunatly, war is neccissary to protect our lives and freedoms.
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> I highly disagree. You cannot prove that. If you studied the history of
> money, and those that control it, you would find that wars are fought
> for exactly the opposite reasons. They are always reason for massive
> loss of life, predominantly of young men, and the citizens of the
> countries involved are always forced to endure the loss of their
> freedoms. Ask any of the Asian Americans that were sent to camps during
> WWII. War is used as a means of control by those with power against
> those without. As long as this country is at war, those that run the
> country can find reason to control us.
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> Do yourself a favor and read Ray Bradbury's 1984. Go in with an open
> mind and read it to the end. Listen to the message that the author is
> providing, and you will find the real reason that we are always at war.
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>> Most technologies were created to fulfill a warrriors needs.
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> That is sad indeed. With all of the potential in the human spirit, it is
> disturbing that we focus that wonderful gift on something so destructive
> and pointless.
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>> The first electronic computers were built to calculate the trajectories of Artillary rounds.
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> I am well aware of UNIVAC, ENIAC, et. al.
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>> We will find peacefull uses for the Robots and Exeoskeletons in these movies as well.
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> If you mean by sending these technologies to the local law "enforcement"
> then you misunderstand the meaning of peaceful.
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>> And we will find need to defend ourselfs from people who wish to use them to harm us.
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> Like those who control the money supply: Ben Bernacke and his
> controllers, the bankers in the City of London, the Rothschilds? I am
> afraid you will find that it is they who are funding the creation of
> these machines precisely to harm us.
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>> On another note.  In a previous posting you mentioned using this Tech to create better prostetics for the "Kids" comming home from war.  While I appreciate your concern for the American Warriors that have been injured, I also want to remind you that it is insulting to call aduts "Children".
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> An 18 year old with 6 weeks of boot camp behind them does not an adult
> or hero make. The vast majority of those returning from the Middle East
> with fewer limbs than they left with are scarcely two decades old. When
> the average lifespan of a modern man is more than 80 years, a person
> with a mere 20 years behind them (and only two or three away from their
> parents) is truly still a child.
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>> We are Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and (personally) Marines.  By definition we are men and women who have become warriors.
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> I despise that term. As someone who has sworn to uphold the
> Constitution, not once, but twice, against enemies foreign and domestic,
> I would think you would refer to yourself more readily as a defender of
> that important document and the freedoms listed within it, than one who
> wages war. Any mercenary can wage war. Any despicable wretch can wage
> war and kill another person. I would be loathe to ascribe to the belief
> that my father and father-in-law were little more than warriors. It
> would destroy me to the core to see them in such a terrible light.
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>> Please support us, even if not the wars we fight.  But please don't insult us, especcialy those of us who have fallen injured or dead.
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> I do support the troops. I support the fact that we need to defend our
> country against those that would do it harm. It is an unfortunate
> reality that the enemies that we need to be defended from are those that
> run the country from DC, from Jupiter Island and Hobe Sound, from New
> York and from London. The only way to support the troops is to demand
> that they be brought home.
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> ~Nate
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