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That has not changed. The Sergeant Major's word comes right after god's. It's his job to keep about 150 enlisted men and NCOs in line and ready. For that they need to be a little more format than just being yelling fools.
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.
His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. Mark Twain
One of my favorite metal bands, Oranssi Pazuzu, teamed up with another pretty amazing band, Dark Buddha Rising, to form Waste of Space Orchestra and unleash some spacey metal unto the world.
It was played live at Roadburn Festival 2018, but released as a studio album this year.
And I've finally gotten around to giving it a good listen.
Well, it's awesome!
It's a psychedelic metal journey that's not exactly an easy listening experience.
I guess it's more Oranssi Pazuzu than Dark Buddha Rising, but that's not a bad thing.
I was waiting for a new album anyway and this may well be it.
Highly recommended if you're a fan of psychedelic metal from Finland
I was listening to an album called Crystal Machete by Wes Borland the other day for the first time, and I got to a track called White Stallion[^], which for some reason reminded me of your Sound of the Week's.
I think it's the retro gaming vibe that made me think of your weekly posts, have you heard the song before?
Didn't know it.
It's not quite what I was expecting from the musical brains behind Limp Bizkit
According to Wikipedia "The album was conceived as a soundtrack to an imaginary '80s movie."
That explains a lot
I get the feeling that the only socioeconomic group that is decently wealthy that supports UBI are techies. It must be that software is the ultimate zero-marginal-cost economic good there is, and programmers are incentivized, when they have the time, to contribute to shareware - so we can see an economic system based on folks doing k3wl stuff for the benefit of all.
I don't agree with that. There are other professionals and artists that have similar incentives and drive.
BTW, UBI is a really-bad-idea.
And that's all she wrote.
Government can give you nothing but what it takes from somebody else. A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you've got, including your freedom.-Ezra Taft Benson
You must accept 1 of 2 basic premises: Either we are alone in the universe or we are not alone. Either way, the implications are staggering!-Wernher von Braun
Amen brother. The only societies that function with UBI and no one ever having to work exist in science fiction and Star Trek (yes, I know that's redundant). UBI sounds like a good idea - like socialism, but it ignores the 80/20 universal rule - 80% of the work is typically done by 20% of a group.
Hunger is a great motivator.
<italic>Stuck in a dysfunctional matrix from which I must escape...
"Where liberty dwells, there is my country." B. Franklin, 1783
“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” BF, 1759