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Re: OT - Programming Languages w/o English Syntax



On Sun, 2003-10-19 at 21:48, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Oct 2003 12:03:06 -0500, 
> Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote in message 
> <1066582986.30013.25.camel@haggis>:
> 
> > On Sun, 2003-10-19 at 08:19, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> > > On Sun, 19 Oct 2003 05:51:16 -0500, 
> > > Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote in message 
> > > <1066560676.28502.15.camel@haggis>:
> > > 
> > > > On Sun, 2003-10-19 at 00:03, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> > > > > On Sat, 18 Oct 2003 17:12:15 -0500, 
> > > > > John Hasler <john@dhh.gt.org> wrote in message 
> > > > > <873cdq42m8.fsf@toncho.dhh.gt.org>:
> > > > > 
> > > > > > Pigeon writes:
[snip]
> > > Red China Communism came from where?  ;-)
> > 
> > So the idea came from Germany, and then got twisted from Marx's
> > idea of revolt by workers in the Industrial Revolution to justifi-
> > cation of mass starvation (in the 1950s) of peasants and then the
> > Cultural Revolution, while Mao was living like an Emperor.
> 
> ..bravo, not bad.  Not at all bad.   ;-)
> 
> > Face it: where ever you go, there are people who are ambitious and
> > hard working enough to move "up the ladder", whether that be in a
> > semi-capitalistic or "communal" system, and a democracy/republic
> > or an authoritarian state.  Every one else just wants their rice
> > bowl.
> 
> ..yeah, billions is thrown into modifying rice genome to get it to do
> what an avocado a day can do for your health, I dunno about the 
> rest of mankind, myself I like exciting food, but I think I'd prefer an
> avocado a day in a rice diet, over an 100% rice diet, especially 
> if the rice is genetically modified to "do what an avocado a day 
> can do for your health", but then again, that's just me.  ;-)

You're right, but, given the shrinking farm land from exploding
populations, a food stuff that does double duty would be very useful.

Of course, a Modest Proposal to solve the population problem might
be of some use.

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Ron Johnson, Jr. ron.l.johnson@cox.net
Jefferson, LA USA

"Object-oriented programming is an exceptionally bad idea which
could only have originated in California."
Edsger Dijkstra



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