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Chris Nandor (Pudge)
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I took some "photos" in Gran Turismo Sport. There's some race photos, where the entire environment is virtual, and "Scapes" photos, where the photo is of a real place, but the virtual car and driver is placed into the setting.

The amazing thing about Scapes is that the light sources are very faithfully reproduced such that light changes from the vehicle (e.g., headlights, shadows) are reproduced in the real environment, and light changes from the environment (e.g., neon signs, street lamps) are reproduced faithfully on the vehicle.
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My cover of a great Tom Petty song.
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We are literally approaching the point of damning people by asking, "Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Republican Party?"
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My Outlook and Slack unreads are zero. Good day!
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Hm, #RobertELee vs #GeorgeWashington. I said just the other day that I consider them to be similar; I guess President Trump is reading my comments. But regardless of where he got it, the comparison is highly apt.

Both were generals from Virginia, who loved their home state, and who spent their lives serving others.

Both were traitors to their country, in order to fight for their home.

Both fought for keeping and improving the way of life in their homes, which included slave-owning.

Both disagreed with several of the reasons for the war; but protecting their home, including their friends and family, was more important than any of those disagreements.

Only one of them owned or supported slavery, and it wasn't Lee.

Lee opposed slavery and opposed secession. He fought because, as a Virginian, in his mind, he had no other choice: his home was at war, and his duty was to serve with them, regardless of some of the reasons for the conflict.

And I can't find a lot of fault with that, frankly. It's easy to say 150 years later that we would put the principle of the atrocity of slavery above even our own home and friends and family, but I suspect most people who say that today wouldn't have actually done that.

Slavery is categorically awful. As humans, we have a right to life, a right to do what we wish with our lives (liberty), and a right to the generated fruits of those activities (wealth and property). Taking away someone's property is awful, taking away their life is worst of all, and taking away their liberty is a close second. Slavery takes away everything, including their life (either directly by killing, or by shortening, or in principle by denying the right to live).

There is nothing redeeming about slavery, period. And it is reasonable to judge people from history by saying so. But nevertheless, it is also unfruitful to judge them without consideration of other competing principles. If you can't even attempt to walk in Lee's shoes, you have no business criticizing his choice.
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Do critique what James Damore wrote; don't spread the lie that he said women are not suited or good enough for certain tech jobs.
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In politics, ignore what people say; look at what they do. Loud noises aren't prelude to war, they're for show. #DPRK
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I recently bought a slew of Millarworld books, and have read several. I have Wanted, American Jesus, Starlight, MPH, Jupiter's Legacy, Jupiter's Circle, Chrononauts, Huck. Millar has written one of my favorite alternative history comics (Superman: Red Son, Old Man Logan) and one of my least favorites (The Ultimates).
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Dear Google: please stop using the words "diversity" and "inclusivity" until you know what they mean.

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