Great Math Mystery

alister alister.nospam.ware at ntlworld.com
Fri Apr 17 12:23:38 CEST 2015


On Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:47:06 +0200, Fetchinson . wrote:

>>> In an altercation with the police, complying with their orders greatly
>>> increases your chances of survival.
>>
>> Ah, the definition of a police state: where ordinary people, whether
>> breaking the law or not, are forced by fear of death to obey the police
>> at all times, whether the police are acting legally or not.
> 
> I think you are grossly mischaracterizing that sentence of the OP. He
> simply makes an observation: in an altercation with the police,
> complying with their orders greatly increases your chances of survival.
> Is this observation/statement true or false? Based on empirical data
> from the past 50 years (in the US and elsewhere) I'd say it's true by a
> huge margin.
> 
> The OP didn't make any value judgements on this statement whether he
> advocates for compliance or not, whether he encourages the establishment
> of a police state or not, whether he thinks compliance is a good thing
> or not.
> 
> For all we know he might be a flaming anarchist with a keen sense of
> observing empirical facts.
> 
> Cheers,
> Daniel

or simply using a fortune cookie program to generate random signatures, 
just ass I do, sometimes the result is quite spooky).

( i just took a look at mine for this post & was pleasantly surprised to 
see it is programming related)


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((lambda (foo) (bar foo)) (baz))



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