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Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 23 '10, 5:13am
Replies: 114
Views: 3,555
Posted By Moira Dirge
Yup.... I live in China (Linyi, Shanxi) and I...

Yup.... I live in China (Linyi, Shanxi) and I have noticed the difference. Woo hoo!!! Although they still got their Great Firewall still rolling... But nothing that I can't circumvent. :D
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 9 '10, 11:01am
Replies: 115
Views: 3,230
Posted By Moira Dirge
Putting the straw-man away... High...

Putting the straw-man away...

High population density usually translates into higher murder rates. I wasn't arguing for or against capital punishment I was simply hypothetically listing questions...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 9 '10, 10:36am
Replies: 115
Views: 3,230
Posted By Moira Dirge
I understand the correlation, its just that there...

I understand the correlation, its just that there are many more factors involved with murder rate. It is only inferred that the severity of the law makes no difference and not proven. It's a non...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 9 '10, 8:49am
Replies: 115
Views: 3,230
Posted By Moira Dirge
Yay! :D Alright. I apologize. I didn't see...

Yay! :D Alright. I apologize. I didn't see that as your point. I thought you were saying that all punishment = vengeance.

I guess this is the crux of the argument. I now understand your...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 9 '10, 5:47am
Replies: 115
Views: 3,230
Posted By Moira Dirge
With statistics you must be real careful to not...

With statistics you must be real careful to not fall into the non sequitur fallacy. These stats only conclude that Norway has a low murder rate while China has a high murder rate. That's it. When...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 9 '10, 4:55am
Replies: 115
Views: 3,230
Posted By Moira Dirge
I think I failed in my explanation. Punishment...

I think I failed in my explanation. Punishment should be devoid of moral posturing. The punishment isn't there to 'do a bad thing to you'. It is there as a consequence for the action. This...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 8 '10, 8:47am
Replies: 115
Views: 3,230
Posted By Moira Dirge
Eureka!!! I've finally figured it out. I'm...

Eureka!!! I've finally figured it out.

I'm sorry Tedronai, but your interpretation of Judicious Punishment isn't quite accurate. You are totally correct in your interpretation though. It is...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 8 '10, 5:37am
Replies: 130
Views: 5,081
Posted By Moira Dirge
The logic of banning DnD from prisoners is...

The logic of banning DnD from prisoners is non-existent.

"Did you hear about that prisoner responsible for that triple homicide?"
"What?"
"After playing DnD he got mad and attacked another...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 8 '10, 5:16am
Replies: 115
Views: 3,230
Posted By Moira Dirge
Sorry... An emotional or moral butt pat is when...

Sorry... An emotional or moral butt pat is when someone lauds themselves or other people for something that is elementary.

Example: "I've never been to jail. I'm a good person." "Good for...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 8 '10, 1:58am
Replies: 115
Views: 3,230
Posted By Moira Dirge
Leaving all the straw-man arguments, emotional...

Leaving all the straw-man arguments, emotional butt patting and proof screaming arguments in the trash bin.

Right now Capital Punishment is an excepted form of punishment (in most states). It...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 6 '10, 3:19pm
Replies: 57
Views: 1,711
Posted By Moira Dirge
Even if Roe v. Wade were overturned tomorrow this...

Even if Roe v. Wade were overturned tomorrow this law would be idiotic. First: What the heck constitutes 'Reckless Behavior'? Can you imagine 12 people trying to suss that out with nothing more to...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 6 '10, 2:21pm
Replies: 115
Views: 3,230
Posted By Moira Dirge
Honestly, this judge declaring the death penalty...

Honestly, this judge declaring the death penalty unconstitutional is a little idiotic. What's the Supreme Court for again? My personal opinions and moral butt patting aside, this seems like a...
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