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@andi So you pick the morally "consistent"... 606 Views / 52 Replies  
@andi
So you pick the morally "consistent" route. Got it.

Might I suggest you watch that lecture i've linked above. It's not as boring as it might seem, in fact it's very interactive with the...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jul 1, 2016 at 10:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Lets assume torture is not used, the password is... 606 Views / 52 Replies  
Lets assume torture is not used, the password is not obtained, lives are lost subsequently, and when the laptop is finally unlocked, it became evident that the information could have saved those...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jul 1, 2016 at 01:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just an FYI, this is the post i've been... 606 Views / 52 Replies  
Just an FYI, this is the post i've been addressing in my posts in this specific thread. (I should have quoted it in my original post).

I'm not particularly informed on the torture debate, but i am...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 30, 2016 at 05:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
@subeg, andi Im not trying to make excuses for... 606 Views / 52 Replies  
@subeg, andi
Im not trying to make excuses for or justify torture/violence/killing in any way shape or form.

I was just trying to to point out that "absolute" conformance to an abstract moral...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 30, 2016 at 02:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How about using physical force("violence") to... 606 Views / 52 Replies  
How about using physical force("violence") to defend himself to preserve his life?

To be specific: A stranger is hellbent on killing you, so they lunge at you repeatedly with a knife or some other...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 30, 2016 at 01:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm trying to wrap my head around all the moral... 606 Views / 52 Replies  
I'm trying to wrap my head around all the moral equivalences being assumed here.

@subego
I value life, and against any kind of killing in any situation. I'm also against *physical* violence.
...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 30, 2016 at 12:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol::thumbsup: 11,092 Views / 829 Replies  
:lol::thumbsup:
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 30, 2016 at 08:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That is why the UK will need someone with real... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
That is why the UK will need someone with real leadership, capable of "hope and change". That's what the people of the UK want. Someone who can fundamentally change the UK, and it's place in the...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 30, 2016 at 08:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What a poor excuse for a journalist....... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
What a poor excuse for a journalist.... completely emotion driven, and not willing to listen to facts.

This is what that side of politics looks like when it looses, and it is the opposite of...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 29, 2016 at 01:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Britain dodges European Union ‘superstate’ bullet... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
Britain dodges European Union ‘superstate’ bullet with plans revealed days after Brexit vote...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 29, 2016 at 09:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://media.giphy.com/media/12q4DZP86Ka2aY/giphy... 2,760 Views / 178 Replies  
https://media.giphy.com/media/12q4DZP86Ka2aY/giphy.gif
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 29, 2016 at 12:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I finally got around to watching Song of the Sea.... 1,690 Views / 35 Replies  
I finally got around to watching Song of the Sea. Enjoyed it. Looking forward to watching Secret of Kells.

I'm really glad there's a studio in Ireland to bring Irish folklore (and the talent on...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 28, 2016 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Deductive logic? Does the "EU" want to make... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
Deductive logic?

Does the "EU" want to make it easier or harder fr other member countries to leave?
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 28, 2016 at 09:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Havent heard of a better Mac centric forum. I was... 2,760 Views / 178 Replies  
Havent heard of a better Mac centric forum. I was thinking about AppleInsider
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 27, 2016 at 11:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I see the EU trying to make an example out of the... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
I see the EU trying to make an example out of the UK, to try to discourage other countries from deciding to leave.
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 27, 2016 at 10:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In lieu of any serious alternatives i've gone... 2,760 Views / 178 Replies  
In lieu of any serious alternatives i've gone ahead and signed up for a MacRumors account.

Cheers
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 27, 2016 at 06:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
More Blasts in Lebanese Village Hit by Deadly... 6,305 Views / 371 Replies  
More Blasts in Lebanese Village Hit by Deadly Bombings (in Christian Lebanese village) (http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/06/27/world/middleeast/ap-ml-lebanon-explosions.html?_r=0)

Anyone want...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 27, 2016 at 06:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm not well versed with the separation of... 3,350 Views / 165 Replies  
I'm not well versed with the separation of powers, and the checks and balances in the system in this country.

As a foreign observer, it seems like the SCOTUS governs from the bench, serving as a...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 27, 2016 at 06:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This might seem like a strange question, but now... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
This might seem like a strange question, but now that the UK will move towards independence from the EU, how would someone who wants to support the UK through it's transition to independence do so?...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 27, 2016 at 09:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Agreed. 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
Agreed.
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 27, 2016 at 09:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh i watched it all. And it could very well be... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
Oh i watched it all. And it could very well be that Farage said something he couldnt possibly do within the political system. Can a UK PM take a chunk out of a budget and give it to any public...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 26, 2016 at 09:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And the people who signed it after the results... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
And the people who signed it after the results were in? Just a guess, but I'd wager the vast majority of them were from the side that lost the referendum.
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 26, 2016 at 09:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Now the UK, gets to decide what it wants to do... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
Now the UK, gets to decide what it wants to do with that money, instead of transferring it to Brussels. A citizen of the UK, can now vote for and thus decide on whether or not to spend it on...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 26, 2016 at 09:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bingo. Seems very right-wing, almost fascist... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
Bingo.

Seems very right-wing, almost fascist to be so uncivilized as to ignore the legal democratic process when the results don't suit you.
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 26, 2016 at 09:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I've mentioned that I am happy for Britons that... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
I've mentioned that I am happy for Britons that the UK has decided to leave the EU.

I probably should have also mentioned that I am NOT anti-French, anti-German, anti-Austrian, anti-Italian,...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 25, 2016 at 02:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Big talk from a person who would probably be... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
Big talk from a person who would probably be speaking German or Russian today, had it not been for the people you are so obviously bigoted towards.
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 25, 2016 at 02:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"A nation, is a partnership between the people... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
"A nation, is a partnership between the people who have died, the people who are alive now, and the people who haven't yet been born.
Being a nation, means that we're not just a random set of...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 25, 2016 at 01:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:thumbsup: 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wonder how long this divorce will take. Cant... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
I wonder how long this divorce will take. Cant believe that the UK & EU have been intertwined since before Maggie was PM.

Oh, and if i could vote in the UK, i would definitely pick Daniel Hannan...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The vote speaks for itself, your... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
The vote speaks for itself, your outrage/dissatisfaction is your own problem. And i can chose to ignore your silly, rude, elitist and inconsequential tirades. "Cheerio"

I really wonder if Scotland...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 25, 2016 at 11:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
@Waragainstsleep You're incapable of having a... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
@Waragainstsleep
You're incapable of having a rational discussion, and when you can't come up with any facts you resort to the standard "racist"/"bigot"/"homophobe" name-calling BS. You come off as...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 24, 2016 at 08:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
*snicker* The "remain" were also... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
*snicker*



The "remain" were also running a campaign of fear, of saying the sky would fall if they voted to leave, etc. And here you are trying to claim that that has happened lol.
...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 24, 2016 at 02:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I dont know the stats nor the mindset of the... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
I dont know the stats nor the mindset of the British public before or after the vote.

However, with the amount of obvious fear mongering from politicians, businesses, and the media, i would assume...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 24, 2016 at 02:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Cheers for clearing that up. The news outlets... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
Cheers for clearing that up. The news outlets seemed to be reporting that "Remain" were healthily winning @ the bookies before the vote.
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 24, 2016 at 12:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I agree, the vote is too close; it has... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
I agree, the vote is too close; it has effectively divided the nation. Irrespective of what the outcome is, ~50% would be unhappy/dissatisfied. Such is the reality of democracy. And something this...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I have to add that IMHO the straw which broke the... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
I have to add that IMHO the straw which broke the camel's back, is the empress in Germany who single handedly dissolved European sovereignty. (and by extension the sovereignty of every member of the...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 24, 2016 at 08:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
@the doom sayers QUuNUtrZiJg The UK will... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
@the doom sayers
QUuNUtrZiJg

The UK will be alright. Markets dont like uncertainty, thats why the volatility. However, i think those big companies will be fine (I wouldnt want to trade my...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 24, 2016 at 08:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/live-experience/cps/400/cp... 3,003 Views / 311 Replies  
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/live-experience/cps/400/cpsprodpb/vivo/live/images/2016/6/24/0c3b7453-066b-4953-988c-1b44d527773c.jpg

Kudos UK.

Capn'.... Leave now has ~4% lead.
A great infographic...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 24, 2016 at 01:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Nevermind WWII, consider: -what the Syrian... 2,846 Views / 314 Replies  
Nevermind WWII, consider:
-what the Syrian government has done to its own disarmed population
-what the alternative has done to the disarmed minorities(Yazidi,Christian, etc)
-Cambodia in the 70s...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 23, 2016 at 11:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Cheers. Tough balance to keep no doubt. Too many... 2,760 Views / 178 Replies  
Cheers. Tough balance to keep no doubt. Too many ads you loose people, too few ads you loose revenue.



Yeah. it's like this place is obscure enough for the "true Apple fans", yet might have...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The best rebuttal to the looney/regressive... 2,846 Views / 314 Replies  
The best rebuttal to the looney/regressive left...

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Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's even worse! 2,760 Views / 178 Replies  
That's even worse!
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 22, 2016 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ugh no, but I can imagine. It's been bad... 2,760 Views / 178 Replies  
Ugh no, but I can imagine.

It's been bad enough in here with the console fanboys/haters. I don't want to have to "debate" Macs and iOS all over again. :)

Also.... if it's possible to...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 22, 2016 at 05:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It would be nice if this forum could survive... 2,760 Views / 178 Replies  
It would be nice if this forum could survive somewhere.

I visited reddit, and it looks ...... intense.

I might end up migrating to MacRumors/AppleInsider. (still open to suggestions)

I'd...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 22, 2016 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Joined my sophomore year when i was looking to... 2,760 Views / 178 Replies  
Joined my sophomore year when i was looking to buy my first mac. That was nearly 17 years ago! Ive joined a bunch of other forums, they all faded away eventually, but this one stayed cause of the...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 21, 2016 at 11:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:cry: 2,760 Views / 178 Replies  
:cry:
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 21, 2016 at 12:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Milo on Brexit:... 2,846 Views / 314 Replies  
Milo on Brexit: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJJZLwkcEhU
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 21, 2016 at 12:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
@OreoCookie A tangent from the gun debate for a... 2,846 Views / 314 Replies  
@OreoCookie
A tangent from the gun debate for a moment. But i think this is necessary:
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Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 20, 2016 at 10:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Better than Finding Nemo? I wouldn't go that far.... 363 Views / 10 Replies  
Better than Finding Nemo? I wouldn't go that far. :) It "felt" heavier than Finding Nemo to me tho.
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 20, 2016 at 09:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm pretty much sold on the new Zelda, and will... 546,472 Views / 6,060 Replies  
I'm pretty much sold on the new Zelda, and will prolly pick up the NX for it (provided they dont mess it up).

I'm glad Last Guardian got a release date and I will probably pick up a Neo for it.
...
Posted by Hawkeye_a, on Jun 19, 2016 at 05:10 PM, in Gaming
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