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Forum: Politics 03/18/13, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 59,528
Posted By peder458
Guatemalan dictator on trial for genocide....

Guatemalan dictator on trial for genocide. (http://www.npr.org/2013/03/18/174645182/three-decades-on-ex-guatemalan-leader-faces-genocide-charges)
Forum: Politics 03/17/13, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,589
Posted By peder458
Just read "The Righteous Mind" by...

Just read "The Righteous Mind" by Haidt, a social psychologist. It ties together morals/ethics, evolution, political beliefs, and religion. It was interesting and pretty accessible. Not sure if it...
Forum: Politics 03/17/13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10,029
Views: 280,783
Posted By peder458
This made me lol--like, more than it should have.

This made me lol--like, more than it should have.
Forum: Politics 03/17/13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10,029
Views: 280,783
Posted By peder458
Really interesting.

Really interesting.
Forum: General 03/17/13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,184
Posted By peder458
1. Absinthe Party at the Fly Honey Warehouse -...

1. Absinthe Party at the Fly Honey Warehouse - Minus the Bear
2. Am I Wry? No - Mew
3. The Archers Bows Have Broken - Brand New
4. Violence - Blink 182
5. Freakish - Saves the Day
6. Thinkin Bout...
Forum: Politics 02/13/13, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 137,705
Posted By peder458
I'm agreeing with you. The issue of gender...

I'm agreeing with you. The issue of gender identity is best understood by taking into account many factors.
Forum: Politics 02/13/13, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 137,705
Posted By peder458
To add to your point, diversity in an...

To add to your point, diversity in an evolutionary sense tends to promotes adaptation (at least in part). I do not see evolution as necessarily degrading towards certain traits that are not typical...
Forum: Politics 02/13/13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 10,712
Posted By peder458
Thanks, I really like The Atlantic. Great avatar,...

Thanks, I really like The Atlantic. Great avatar, haha!
Forum: Politics 02/13/13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 10,712
Posted By peder458
5 economists weigh in on minimum wage proposal -...

5 economists weigh in on minimum wage proposal - The Atlantic...
Forum: Politics 01/27/13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 15,882
Posted By peder458
Last week I heard a story on NPR concerning...

Last week I heard a story on NPR concerning research suggesting there was significant decreases suicide rates by overdose by just individually wrapping the pills in the area. No ban on purchasing it,...
Forum: Politics 01/27/13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 15,882
Posted By peder458
Important to note: The variance of smoking...

Important to note: The variance of smoking behavior explains roughly 16% of the occurrence of cancer (if I remember correctly... I will try to find a link). To decide that 45% of variance explained...
Forum: Politics 01/27/13, 05:46 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 15,882
Posted By peder458
Thanks for this. Reading from the beginning of...

Thanks for this. Reading from the beginning of the thread, I was worried that no one appreciated the link between violent video games (as one example) and aggressive behavior (however that gets...
Forum: Politics 11/07/12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 116,928
Posted By peder458
Are you being serious? He is offering...

Are you being serious? He is offering probabilities of a person winning each state. He didn't just win one election yesterday, he predicted 50 (assuming FL) states. His model is accurate, not...
Forum: Politics 11/06/12, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 116,928
Posted By peder458
Whhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa...........?

Whhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa...........?
Forum: Politics 11/06/12, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 116,928
Posted By peder458
Are you following the progress of the amendments...

Are you following the progress of the amendments anywhere?
Forum: Politics 11/05/12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 116,928
Posted By peder458
I thought I saw a poll with Romney up 5 in FL...

I thought I saw a poll with Romney up 5 in FL today.
Edit: Here (http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/polls/265815-poll-romney-up-5-points-in-florida) is where I saw that.
Forum: Politics 11/05/12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 116,928
Posted By peder458
I took the easy way out and didn't make my own....

I took the easy way out and didn't make my own. Haha.
Forum: Politics 11/05/12, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 116,928
Posted By peder458
For the presidential race?? Probably what ever...

For the presidential race?? Probably what ever Nate Silver says... :) 300 or so EVs for Obama, and a fairly close popular vote.

I wish I could predict the same success for both the ballot amendments...
Forum: Politics 11/05/12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 116,928
Posted By peder458
Habitual lurker, here: Thought you all might...

Habitual lurker, here: Thought you all might appreciate this sign across from my apartment.

Edit: Fake campaign sign "Norris Palin 2012" won't paste...
Forum: Music 01/16/12, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 544,817
Posted By peder458
Observer Drift - Corridors (riyl: Arrange, Youth...

Observer Drift - Corridors (riyl: Arrange, Youth Lagoon)
Forum: Politics 12/07/11, 09:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,464
Posted By peder458
His sister on the Rachel Maddow show tonight was...

His sister on the Rachel Maddow show tonight was fascinating.
Forum: Politics 11/09/11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9,965
Views: 495,142
Posted By peder458
fuck.... it sounds like I missed an amazing...

fuck.... it sounds like I missed an amazing debate.
Forum: Politics 10/23/11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,320
Posted By peder458
If more people took some philosophy classes, I...

If more people took some philosophy classes, I don't think the country would be as ignorant and ill-informed as it is. That is me, though. I suppose it depends on how you assign value to college...
Forum: Politics 10/18/11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 207,607
Posted By peder458
I got the shivers when they sang. It was superb.

I got the shivers when they sang. It was superb.
Forum: News 10/08/11, 09:44 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 33,980
Posted By peder458
Holy shit. This is fantastic.

Holy shit. This is fantastic.


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