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Re: OT - Programming Languages w/o English Syntax



On Mon, 2003-10-20 at 09:05, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Oct 2003 07:35:22 -0500, 
> Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote in message 
> <1066653321.30017.209.camel@haggis>:
> 
> > 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.
>  
> ..looks like it's being taken care of.

Ok, I'll bite: You know of places where there's widespread cannibalism
of infants?

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

I can't make you have an abortion, but you can *make* me pay
child support for 18 years? However, if I want the child (and
all the expenses that entails) for the *rest*of*my*life*, and you
don't want it for 9 months, tough luck???



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