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In advanced societies, war, being the most well funded social enterprise, is often the most proficient. The majority of the fighting will have already been taken care of in advance by the chemists and engineers. Leave the decorations and memorials to the soldiers, the casualties to the ...
Watch closely the big battle scene in one of those old Hollywood epics about the Roman empire and you will notice a certain number of bit actors looking around as if they are not quite sure what exactly it is they are supposed to be doing. It is very often the subtlest detail of historical accuracy.
In a closed society, the individual may be denied his full allotment of freedom and liberty. He is spared, however, a certain amount of gratuitous rhetoric on the subject.
The idea that genital difference must describe one of the basic qualifications for marriage is medieval and a little lewd. If putting the imprimatur of the state upon the habit of heterosexual cohabitation has not brought about the ruin of civilization, I suspect that no slight variation in ...
A man's keystrokes will reveal him in a way very different from that of his more social behavior, and in the raw data of server logs is a reality far more real than reality itself.
Of all the ways to measure youth, age is the least interesting.
The only necessary link between sex and reproduction is an unwanted pregnancy.