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stefan  ·  2525 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 134th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately" Thread

I've always been a fan of remixes, and this is one where it takes an already good song and adds just enough to make it new and exciting. Imagine it as an introverted ode to parties.

stefan  ·  2530 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The chart conservatives *have* to debunk

Could someone explain, in layman's terms, how the hell this can happen? How can a company that is obviously in quite a pickle be a good thing for investors?

stefan  ·  2531 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Drake ~ Back to Back Freestyle

Frankly, even if it wasn't an incredibly clever diss track, the production and the flow of the song make it really enjoyable to listen to anyways

stefan  ·  2537 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Appeals Court Rules Pharmacies Cannot Cite Religion To Deny Medication

The last sentence in the article sums up my feelings on this issue perfectly. A pharmacist's job is to help people get better by giving them the necessary medication. Denying people medication solely on the basis of religion is just absurd and completely against the job they signed up for when they became a pharmacist.

stefan  ·  2542 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 132nd Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately" Thread

I've really been enjoying this and her other song lately.

stefan  ·  2545 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: First Close-Up Photos of Pluto Are Released by NASA

It's crazy to think of all the math that went into the launch and guidance of that tiny little spaceship so that, nine years later, we could take pictures of a planet 3 billion miles away.

stefan  ·  2551 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Does your head use multiple languages?

When I was actively studying French I found that many of my random, undirected thoughts wound up with little bits of French in them. I even dreamt in French on occasion. The first time I dreamt in French was quite a surreal experience, mainly because I couldn't understand everything being said, but my mind was still synthesizing French dialogue. Very strange, but overall an enjoyable experience.

stefan  ·  2553 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Marriage Won't Make Sense When Humans Live for 1,000 Years

I agree with most of this article and find it relevant to myself and my life going forward, however I take issue with the idea that we're going to make "perfect children". I don't think we could ever reach perfection, even if we had a clear definition of what perfect was, which we do not. And I don't think I'd ever want to. I think that if we did do as the article said and removed our little idiosyncrasies with implants and genetic tailoring, we'd lose much of what makes humanity so special and unique. That is not to say that the technology wouldn't be helpful, for example, ensuring your child doesn't have any serious genetic diseases, but I think completely readjusting a human being via technology is something that would hinder our world, not help it.