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Lintel  ·  2303 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Extraterrestrial Landings.

First of all, I have reacted on 2 related posts. Second, I apologize for having hurt your feelings. You 'hate that'? Man up. The fact people out there are dying by the droves is something I hate. Third, I haven't seen other peoples' reaction here, but if there are more then apparently I'm not the only one who thinks we have made wrong priorities. Call them problems in allocation, I do not care/ fact of the matter is that there is not enough political will to help other human beings who are forced to live in utter misery on this planet of ours yet there's plenty of political will to sponsor a mission to land a piece of equipment on a barren piece of rock. Like I said in the other thread, technologically very impressive, yet I cannot help wondering how many children, mothers and fathers could have been saved with the funding poured in Rosetta. But that's just raining on a parade.





AlderaanDuran  ·  2302 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Like I said in the other thread, technologically very impressive, yet I cannot help wondering how many children, mothers and fathers could have been saved with the funding poured in Rosetta.

I wish that the US Department of Defense and CERN had spent all that money researching and creating the technology called the internet on something else, because then I wouldn't have to read your misanthropic garbage comments.

Lintel  ·  2302 days ago  ·  link  ·  

You know what the good thing about comments are with which you don't agree? You don't have to read them. Or react to them. Btw, do you know what misanthropic means? Because I don't think that you do.

AlderaanDuran  ·  2302 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    You don't have to read them. Or react to them.

Yet here you are reading and reacting to my comment, and other comments celebrating an achievement in space exploration.

    Btw, do you know what misanthropic means? Because I don't think that you do.

"Misanthropy is the general hatred, distrust or disdain of the human species or human nature."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misanthropy

"a person who hates or distrusts humankind"

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misanthrope

"a hater of humankind."

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/misanthrope

Seems pretty accurate.

Lintel  ·  2302 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I have no problems with other people's comments. As far as I remember, it wasn't me who didn't want to read my 'misanthropic garbage comments', which you have figured out by now. Kudos.

Misanthropic, as in hatred for mankind, would be quite incorrect for someone who wishes that we as a species had saved more of our own kind than we have done.

By definition, wishing for less human suffering as well as an improvement of the human condition in general (which, if you have read my other comments closely, was what I was talking about) is quite the opposite from misanthropic.

In other words, learn to read. I don't hate mankind. I love the human species. I don't like individual assholes, nor political unwill. And lashing out if some one points out something you don't like to hear, means you lost any argument in beforehand.

Edit: response given while posting

AlderaanDuran  ·  2302 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    which by the way you still haven't quite figured out what 'misanthropic' means.

Please educate me, because I, two dictionaries, and wikipedia, all have the same definition of the word. I'm obviously not as smart to you, so perhaps you could enlighten me.

Lintel  ·  2302 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Responded after your initial response, but just before your edit. See above.

AlderaanDuran  ·  2302 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Reading your comments makes me feel like I'm on Reddit. So I'm just going to stop.

Lintel  ·  2302 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Have a nice day.

Kaius  ·  2301 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Like I said in the other thread, technologically very impressive, yet I cannot help wondering how many children, mothers and fathers could have been saved with the funding poured in Rosetta. But that's just raining on a parade.

Do you really think that because money was spent on this project it was denied to some group of dying "children, mothers and fathers"? As if there is a big piggy bank with only so much cash to go around? Thats not how it works.