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Forum: Politics 09-17-2018, 12:00 PM
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Forum: Current Events 09-17-2018, 08:23 AM
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Posted By henry quirk
bump Pete?

bump

Pete?
Forum: Politics 09-17-2018, 08:22 AM
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Views: 254
Posted By henry quirk
if Kav is confirmed everything stays the same

Mebbe the commies don't take over so quickly, but, other than that, nuthin' changes.
Forum: Creative Expression 08-23-2018, 12:19 PM
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Views: 1,679
Posted By henry quirk
typo: corrected

Thanks.
Forum: Creative Expression 08-23-2018, 11:46 AM
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Forum: Creative Expression 08-23-2018, 11:31 AM
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Posted By henry quirk
Since I last posted in this thread...

...I course-corrected a bit.

Rescaled some things, retooled others, generally re-thunk stuff.

What follows is an experimental stab at a beginning.

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Space (Truckin') Opera
Forum: The Internet 08-18-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,081
Posted By henry quirk
market forces are not instantaneous

Fundamentally, market forces are 'supply' and 'demand' (more accurately: 'suppliers' and 'demanders' [in other words: you, me, him and her {transactors}]).

Even reactionary, stampeding,...
Forum: The Internet 08-17-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,081
Posted By henry quirk
Market forces: either they are designed to...

Market forces: either they are designed to "provide better stuff," or to "make money."

In an unrestrained market (nuthin' more than you and me and him and her transacting) you provide better stuff...
Forum: Politics 08-11-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,203
Posted By henry quirk
"hypengyophobia"

No.

He's just a *chickenshit, and that's a matter of character, not a disorder.
Forum: Politics 08-10-2018, 09:06 PM
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Forum: Politics 08-10-2018, 07:45 PM
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Views: 6,203
Posted By henry quirk
"is that the limit of your tolerance for discussion?"

Do I strike you as particularly tolerant, of anyone, or anything, at any time?

Here's the thing, toad: all this...

I don't vote because I believe that tribalism is by far our biggest current...
Forum: Politics 08-10-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,203
Posted By henry quirk
"He did not play guitar. He had an easy life. He...

"He did not play guitar. He had an easy life. He only beat drums. He did not even have to play both a left and right handed guitar. And he had rings that prevented calluses."

Now look at them...
Forum: Politics 08-10-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,203
Posted By henry quirk
"Why did you write your post in English?"

cuz I'm tryin' to convince a hypocrite to not be a hypocrite (coulda been french, spanish, esperanto, or the idiosyncratic marks I use when I write for myself...I used english cuz I'm communicatin'...
Forum: Politics 08-10-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,203
Posted By henry quirk
"I believe we're all on the same side." ...

"I believe we're all on the same side."

We're not, we never have been.

Roughly, there are two sides...

WE vs I

MANY vs ONE
Forum: Politics 08-10-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,203
Posted By henry quirk
"Lots of ways to participate man." In the...

"Lots of ways to participate man."

In the representative government you promote, only one really counts and you choose to abstain.

If voting is the process through which a citizen 'chooses'...
Forum: Politics 08-09-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,203
Posted By henry quirk
Toad, I love ya, really, I do, BUT...

...you gotta lotta nerve, man.

You give me grief about my anarchic ways, but you can't even be bothered to participate in the operation of the 'representative government' you put so much stock in....
Forum: Politics 08-05-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,104
Posted By henry quirk
"I ain't scart."

Of course not, for the reasons I laid out above.
Forum: Politics 08-04-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,104
Posted By henry quirk
"I've had horses with the hay pitching and shit...

"I've had horses with the hay pitching and shit shoveling that goes with it. Done plenty of walking too... uphill both ways some times."

Me too, then and now.

Me: I enjoy the effort.

*shrug*...
Forum: Current Events 08-03-2018, 08:42 PM
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Posted By henry quirk
Forum: Politics 08-03-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,104
Posted By henry quirk
Forum: Politics 08-03-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,104
Posted By henry quirk
Why I started the thread is my business, as your...

Why I started the thread is my business, as your participation in the thread is yours.

Read my opening post: the request is simple, direct, and does not include any promise of 'discussion'.
...
Forum: Politics 08-03-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,104
Posted By henry quirk
Happy, You're comfortable being governed...

Happy,

You're comfortable being governed (regulated and directed): good on you.

I'm not.

Let's just leave it at that.
Forum: Politics 08-03-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,104
Posted By henry quirk
"Don't you see that American style government...

"Don't you see that American style government working the way it should allows the hermit, rugged individual, and oddball to do there own thing"

An American minarchy would do it better, but that's...
Forum: Politics 08-02-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,104
Posted By henry quirk
"You just won't admit the community will raise a...

"You just won't admit the community will raise a better barn, faster that you could ever do it on your own."

Missing my point, Bruce, not by choice, I think.

You're just incapable of seein'...
Forum: Politics 08-02-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,104
Posted By henry quirk
and he traipses into the abattoir...

"If I put my faith in me I will have to settle for less because even my best efforts are a pisshole in a snowbank compared to the power of the collective we."

...I give up.
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