Sunday, June 29, 2008

This and That

13 comments:

  1. Maybe Churchill should have worked on N = 8 Supergravity.

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  2. complex isn't the same as complicated.

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  3. Germans proudly may say A. D. Merkel (Kasner) know better.

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  4. Every African must have a metallized polyester smiley balloon floating on the veldt before even one Texan gets his banana up. That will compassionately save the Earth for our children!

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  5. Anyone in Europe raising a squawk about this?
    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article4232264.ece

    Or few care about privacy any more?

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  6. Congratulations to Spain!
    The second half was their match, definitely!

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  7. Well Bee,
    the better team (SPAIN) won this One.
    No comeback for Germany this time.

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  8. Stefan & Bee,

    as a famous philosopher once said "You can't always get what you want.."

    Where was the last minute goal everybody expected?

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  9. Dear Bee & Stefan
    I think you'll really enjoy this - as an example of how to deal with anti-science nutcases:

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/6/30/93525/3649/33/544056
    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/6/30/93525/3649/33/544056

    Best,
    -Arun

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  10. Hi Bee and Stefan,
    What a 1-0 surprise!

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  11. From a comment on a blog:

    "I should note in passing that with the ascension of former East German Communists into the unified German government, and with the more centralized European Union, some of the exceptional and strong privacy protections built into West German law after World War II have now changed, and a surveillance state is settling into that country, to the extent that some are calling today's Germany "DDR Lite" (DDR were the initials of the official name of former East Germany)."

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  12. which is evidently the biggest nonsense I've read in a while.

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  13. Thanks, Bee!

    Anyway, here is another one - German police shutting down a website -
    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/7/10/54956/7928/948/549251

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