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  1. Somewhere_
    December 20th, 2016 10:14 PM
    Somewhere_
    well you know my luck

    yeeee boi

    ima start the essay tomorrow i brainstormed a bit today i think thats enough or I'm just being lazy
  2. Somewhere_
    December 20th, 2016 9:51 PM
    Somewhere_
    I 100% agree with that statement about wars

    Also i loved #1 with the fascism... it was great lol. then it booted me off to a fake advertisement sure to download viruses to my computer, so the enjoyment was great while it lasted haha

    also okay
  3. Somewhere_
    December 20th, 2016 8:59 PM
    Somewhere_
    even tho your side is losing the culture wars? :P

    but ya, what up yo
  4. Somewhere_
    December 20th, 2016 7:53 PM
    Somewhere_
    and social media websites are a huge help in spreading information. And misinformation, but people are getting better at separating the good from the bad. and its not hard to fact check.


    there is a reason why we are having waves of populism in Europe and the US... people are pissed at the elites and the political establishment.

    me thinks its also a reactionary movement from the shift Left in the US, the migrant crisis in Europe, and PC culture

    In my opinion, its more of a social change. Like Marine le Pen in France is farther left than Bernie Sanders, but is much more right-wing socially. And in other places in Europe its more of a social change than an economic one.

    In the US, its more of a mix. Trump will inevitably bring more right-wing economic policies.
  5. Somewhere_
    December 20th, 2016 7:38 PM
    Somewhere_
    I think i get where you are getting at. Can you give me an example?

    I think to add to your point is that now thanks to the widespread access to the internet and internet-capable devices, we no longer have to get college degrees or be rich to obtain information. We can watch political movements before our eyes on our screens.
  6. Somewhere_
    December 20th, 2016 10:31 AM
    Somewhere_
    observation as a scientist and observation as an average person is totally different though. Of course scientists observing things will discover amazing truths, but my or your observations are significantly more limited even outside the anecdotal.

    also instead of replying to your post I'm just going to write the damn essay. if I do reply, its mostly to get the counterargument out of you instead of me trying to prove my position.
  7. Somewhere_
    December 19th, 2016 8:07 PM
    Somewhere_
    also i just read your reply. ill reply tomorrow cause I'm going to bed. good night and dont eat too much pie
  8. Somewhere_
    December 19th, 2016 8:05 PM
    Somewhere_
    i have a good amount of research... i just want opposition research.

    Personally, I prefer theory and reasoning bolstered by empiricism. Just seems like the most logical flow for me when thinking and writing. Its really just a personal preference.

    That is not to say that a priori should be taken only or empiricism should be taken only. A mix of reasoning and empiricism is necessary. I think truth can be gathered from both deductive and inductive methods.

    Ultimately - in my opinion - imperialism overrides reasoning in every case because reasoning does not exist without tangible fact. Why ask if public services are efficient if governing bodies didnt exist? However, in some cases, I think reasoning overrides tangible fact when there is overwhelming evidence supporting the reasoning. The minority evidence can essentially be argued against a priori.

    You said observation. Im not a huge fan of observation because personal anecdotes aren't representative of greater truths. I think their purpose is to help illustrate and provide examples of greater truths. But I think it would be false to base greater truths on personal anecdotes. Its like if i said "taxes are bad" because I pay payroll taxes (which I do) from my paycheck whenever I work, and as a result, I have less money to spend. Well, maybe payroll taxes work fine with other communities and not just my individual case. Etc.
  9. Somewhere_
    December 19th, 2016 12:01 PM
    Somewhere_
    :)

    sometimes i actually employ bad arguments with my friends on purpose for two reasons:
    -its funny as heck when they can't defeat a bad argument
    -it works on your reasoning skills so you can turn what the other person is saying against them and never actually have to defend your own argument

    -downside: it can be hard and they think you are dumber than you really are

    send me some sources and ill see if i can incorporate them somehow. i dont have all the knowledge in the world, so they would be really beneficial to my own knowledge, but also to the essay.

    basically gimme all the data for your argument and ill try and add it in to look at public ownership objectively. A mix of right and left wing sources are always great. In all of my argumentative essays, I try to use Huff Post or other left wing websites to bolster the essay.
  10. Kanzler
    December 19th, 2016 9:25 AM
    Kanzler
    LOL wtf is Tick(Tock)?
  11. Somewhere_
    December 19th, 2016 5:44 AM
    Somewhere_
    You mean use circular reasoning? :P Just please dont trap me in contest with your mind.

    i think I've been inspired to write a comprehensive essay on public ownership.
  12. Somewhere_
    December 18th, 2016 2:50 PM
    Somewhere_
    also must be a special attacker, which Null/Silvally can be. I haven't decided if that pokemon will be on the good or bad side yet because it plays both well. Maybe ill have two like in the games xD

    I think ill google a list of the Alola pokemon. But definitely not any Alolan form pokemon. Ice types, fairy types, and dragon types are considered the pokemon of choice for the elites in the story. Specifically Ninetales lol

    id bet a lot of money on this cause its true. i dont lie unless by mistake. I would send you his profile and college, but that would compromise me if one worked really hard, so nah. Some information is not for the internet.

    but I'm kinda disappointed I didnt see him today. his friend was there, but he wasnt. maybe i missed him or something.
  13. Somewhere_
    December 17th, 2016 8:21 PM
    Somewhere_
    Not a bad idea to fit the whole war theme actually. Definitely a great choice. Dang, it wasnt what i was thinking, but ill have to add in a Mudstale now. How about something that would be a cool partner pokemon... like a starter (except dont recommend a starter)

    also i gotta go to sleep i have like a 30-45 minute drive again tomorrow (I'm going to a political event that i get to go to for free)

    also i got the phone number of an economist that I've actually talked to quite a bit now (coincidently met him at two different political events that are totally different). So ill wreck you in every debate now kek
  14. Somewhere_
    December 17th, 2016 7:30 PM
    Somewhere_
    Anything you would want to see?

    Also I'm going to have a second pokemon for the MC. I want it to be an Alola pokemon. Any recommendations?
  15. El Héroe Oscuro
    December 17th, 2016 10:31 AM
    El Héroe Oscuro
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Posted April 3rd, 2017 at 6:59 AM by gimmepie Comments 2
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Review Aloo - Hand Shakers

I just finished another recent anime, so have another review. Hand Shakers is an action series that sees pairs of people compelled to fight each other using strange weapons by the voice of God. The catch here, Hand Shaker pairs are heavily reliant on each other in combat to the point that they have to charge their power by holding hands.


Plot
I was instantly intrigued by the quirky premise behind Hand Shakers
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Posted March 31st, 2017 at 7:59 AM by gimmepie Comments 0
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Review Aloo - Seiren

I wanted to do a review of one of the most recent season's anime, which basically left me two choices since I've only seen two so far. I have decided to go with Seiren because I don't have much to critique about Kuzu no Honkai and it's boring if I only ever do positive reviews.

Seiren is a romance and comedy series with an unusual format. Rather than dedicate it's full twelve episodes to following one story, it instead rests at the end of each arc
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Posted January 9th, 2017 at 4:46 AM by gimmepie Comments 2
Music Mince

Well I can hardly call this a weekly series anymore, but I think a Music Mince is long overdue. If you don’t know (or remember) what this series is about, I introduce you to ten songs that I’ve been particularly enjoying the past week in the hopes that you’ll enjoy them as much as I do. Time to dig in!


Number One
Song: Leave Your Lover
Artist: Echoes



Info: This is a simple song, with simple but well
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Posted December 31st, 2016 at 3:08 AM by gimmepie Comments 0
Posted inGimme's Top Tens
Top Thirty Anime Series

Alright, this is the final entry for this mini-series. So far I've shared with you not only just how big a weeb I've become but also twenty of my thirty favourite anime series. Below is the final ten series that are, in my opinion, the best of the best.

Number Ten - Orange


Orange is an anime that is weirdly similar to Erased even though this is a drama/romance series not a mystery/thriller. The premise
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Posted December 30th, 2016 at 3:52 AM by gimmepie Comments 2
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Top Thirty Anime Series

Continuing on with my list of anime series I have really enjoyed, a list that I'm sure you're all extremely thrilled I'm putting the effort into writing, below are entries twenty through to eleven.

Number Twenty - Akame ga Kill


Akame ga Kill is sort of like the GoT of anime. It takes you into a large and corrupt kingdom, introduces you to a group of characters with questionable morals, makes you love
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