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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Freakzilla » 11 Oct 2009 20:51

    Omphalos wrote:
    SandRider wrote:awright, zombies are attracted to loud noise & bright lights, right ?

    so what you gotta do is head to an big-ass amusement park,
    fire up all the lights and rides, then trap yourself up on a
    rollercoaster and .... wait, what ?



    I saw Zombieland last week. Loved it.


    My mom made fun of me for wanting to see that, I shouldn't have told her. Some people have no appreciation for the finer things.
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Arrrmanda » 12 Oct 2009 00:30

    Your Mom? My Mom doesn't even know what zombies are and I like it that way.
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Freakzilla » 12 Oct 2009 07:08

    Arrrmanda wrote:Your Mom? My Mom doesn't even know what zombies are and I like it that way.


    My mom used to be into Voodoo way back when we lived in New Orleans, we were into all things occult... until she found Jesus on the Ouijia Board.

    I told her the other day I thought Jesus was an alien-human hybrid and that's why he could perform miracles.

    She said, "anything's possible."

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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby SandRider » 12 Oct 2009 10:33

    if the stories are to be taken literally,
    there can be no argument that Jesus was
    an alien-human hybrid.

    that's what the book says,
    verbatim. game over.


    (not that there's anything wrong with that)
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    {ok, there's alot wrong with that, but ...}
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Phaedrus » 14 Oct 2009 02:16

    Arrrmanda wrote:Would you have condoms so when humans inevitably start sexing out of frustration, you don't knock up just any old broad, or would you try and impregnate as many womens as possible to further our ranks?

    This is imporant, please answer in explicit detail.


    J/K. Or am I?

    You're sick. I wouldn't bring condoms, I would bring my baseball bat and my righteous fury to bash in the heads of all those who continue to worship the devil machines. Humanity will self-select with brutal violence towards the computer-sympathizers.

    The faithful will be fruitful, of course. Very fruitful. Details in PM.

    Just kidding! Or am I?
    kay, first off, one bottle of bourbon just ain't gonna cut it.

    you're gonna need a sawed-off shotgun and a dunebuggy,
    DeWalt cordless drill, a trained bear with chain saws for hands,
    and a ... wait, what ?

    I like where you're going with this. How will the bear run if it has chainsaws for hands?

    And, I've been just about nowhere. Just elsewhere on this big ol' internet of ours.
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby trang » 14 Oct 2009 05:24

    BFG 2000 and a bag of cheeto's...
    "Long Live the Fighters", "Dragon.....the other white meat."

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    "Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free.
    But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them.."
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Freakzilla » 17 Oct 2009 09:49

    I caught my little girl licking the inside of a family sized bag of cheese puffs, she had orange dust all over her face.

    I said, "Elle, that's gross.' She said, "I like Cheetoes". :lol:
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby The_Kat » 23 Nov 2009 08:39

    Must dig out babbages designs on a difference and analytical engines that bad boy will make me king of the Maths Geeks. or leader of some form of confederecy.


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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Eru » 12 May 2010 09:59

    SandRider wrote:
    Phaedrus wrote:So, I was thinking, where am I going to be when the Butlerian Jihad comes(as it inevitably must)? I failed to find an answer, but I did realize one thing: I should be prepared. So I decided to make a list of a small bundle of must-have items to keep in a closet or in the trunk of my car, so as to be prepared when the computer-smashing commences.

    So far, I have:

    -1 baseball bat, for the smashing of all thinking machines in sight.
    -1 complete classic Dune series, for guidance, and as notes for religious texts.
    -1 bottle of bourbon, because it's always a good idea to have one.
    -1 Math textbook, because someone's got to learn to do that shit on paper again.

    What else should go in the Butlerian Jihad emergency kit? Any other interesting preparations?

    Be ready. The Thinking Machines will be crushed any day now.


    kay, first off, one bottle of bourbon just ain't gonna cut it.

    you're gonna need a sawed-off shotgun and a dunebuggy,
    DeWalt cordless drill, a trained bear with chain saws for hands,
    and a ... wait, what ?

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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby inhuien » 12 May 2010 11:28

    Not really, it just means they don't believe in retirement.:)
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Superdog » 12 May 2010 22:41

    Step 1: go to grocery store, steal crate of spam.

    Step 2: gather large numbers of paperback novels.

    Step 3: Become an enlightened rustic mountain man of the people?
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Omphalos » 13 May 2010 01:55

    The_Kat wrote:Must dig out babbages designs on a difference and analytical engines that bad boy will make me king of the Maths Geeks. or leader of some form of confederecy.


    "Computer? No this is just a devlishly designed mechanical device! Mwahahaha"


    Hey Kat. How was the trip?
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Freakzilla » 13 May 2010 10:58

    Babbages? We don't need no stinkin' babbages!
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Kensai » 26 Jun 2010 12:04

    Redstar wrote:Without significant technology running the hospitals, we'd see a dramatic increase in infant mortality. Plus most people are idiots and believe old wives' tales as far as pregnancy, birthing, and child-rearing. We can fuck all we want in a post-tech world and most likely still see a decrease in population.


    Exactly, something a lot of Ludites/Anarchists/Tribalists don't realize is if their plans were to suceed, a LOT of people would die. I'm also talking about the transition process, social change often comes with violence, but if we had some kind of "ludite uprising" fatalaties would be worse because the tools to treat victims of the violence would not be there.

    But ok lets say EVERYONE became a ludite and decided to "down with technology" and there was no violence, without technology we would have to deal with darwinism again, something we don't have to contend with in modern society. I guess thats a double edged sword, as Dune does teach hardships/lack of dependencies= evolution/lack of weaknesses. But is it worth the price in lives?
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Freakzilla » 26 Jun 2010 12:39

    If any of them dies, that is a required event, no more... It was just that all of them could not die.
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Kensai » 26 Jun 2010 12:57

    Freakzilla wrote:If any of them dies, that is a required event, no more... It was just that all of them could not die.
    ~Leto II


    A lot of people in history have used that rationale (Leto II having other memory had a lot of inspiration to draw from), and sometimes (in rare) cases it can be true. But is luditeism the right cause?
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Freakzilla » 26 Jun 2010 13:04

    We'll have to find a balance between technology and nature, of course.

    Advanced technology doesn't scare me, it's what happens when we lose it.

    ..............The lxians do not recognize that machine makers always run the
    risk of becoming totally machine. This is ultimate sterility. Machines always
    fail . . . given time. And when these machines failed there would be nothing
    left, no life at all."

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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Kensai » 26 Jun 2010 14:41

    Freakzilla wrote:We'll have to find a balance between technology and nature, of course.

    Advanced technology doesn't scare me, it's what happens when we lose it.

    ..............The lxians do not recognize that machine makers always run the
    risk of becoming totally machine. This is ultimate sterility. Machines always
    fail . . . given time. And when these machines failed there would be nothing
    left, no life at all."

    ~Leto II


    Exactly I totally agree.Its all about finding a intermediate (not easy I know). In my opinion people subscribe to the extremes of ideologies because it does all the thinking for them, they allready have a answer written down for them, they don't need to think. I love technology, I don't want it to do a crap for me and wipe my arse, but I don't want to live without it either.
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Freakzilla » 26 Jun 2010 14:44

    I would have bought an ass wiping machine for kids. :puke:

    [I guess that's what a bidet is, though.]
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Kensai » 26 Jun 2010 15:08

    Freakzilla wrote:I would have bought an ass wiping machine for kids. :puke:

    [I guess that's what a bidet is, though.]


    LOL who the hell wants water push up their ass? I'l stick with paper for that. Likewise I don't want to read a book on a computer or i-pad whathave you, I want to be able to take it in the bath and not risk electrocuting myself. Thats for practicallity, but I will eschew technology sometimes for sentimentallity. I don't download music. I prefer so much to have an actual physical CD albulm with artwork and lyrics in my hand.
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Freakzilla » 26 Jun 2010 15:24

    Kensai wrote:
    Freakzilla wrote:I would have bought an ass wiping machine for kids. :puke:

    [I guess that's what a bidet is, though.]


    LOL who the hell wants water push up their ass? I'l stick with paper for that.


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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby lotek » 26 Jun 2010 17:03

    I'm not sure I like where this is going but what the hell :lol:

    Just for the record though, and before I find out for myself by going back in this topic, how did we get from religious war on AI to wiping asses?
    Did someone mention the human toilet and poopoo at some point in the discussion?
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby Kensai » 26 Jun 2010 17:07

    I love where this topic is going.

    FreakZilla, I supose maybe we don need an ase wiping machine. Maybe then Kevin could go potty ALL BY HIMSELF! :D
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby SandChigger » 26 Jun 2010 19:40

    Or at least have the decency to FLUSH, instead of PUBLISHING. :P
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    Re: In Case of Religious War against Computers...

    Postby lotek » 27 Jun 2010 03:39

    SandChigger wrote:Or at least have the decency to FLUSH, instead of PUBLISHING. :P


    ha ha ha very nice!
    If only everyone had that decency!
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