JamesP wrote:See: the Iraqi Rail-gun guy. Shame about him.
That would be Gerald Bull
, for the curious.
I am not able to listen to the lecture about Korean Culture.
That Gerald Bull article is so sad. eww. They killed him for being smart?
There is so much that I don't know. Yes. I had heard rumors. It seems that the rumors may have been true. What a bad idea. To kill smart people seems like a bad idea. I am against executions in all of the flavors.
Killing stupid people is bad, too. It seems to hurt more, knowing that he was such a good little thinker.
O.K. Let me see if I 'get' this.
The scientists in a little nation that hangs off the edge of China had a rocket failure. Ouch. That hurts.
The responds of the US is to stop feeding the people? How are those two things connected in any way? A starving people will have babies with lower intelligence. It is, just, a fact. To keep the Koreans on the ground we starve them? That is not nice.
I think that we should have sent a note of condolence. Who has not had a failure?
What is their sin? They want a communication satellite all of their very own? Why not? Everybody else has at least one.
My internet connection is not fast enough for me to watch the launch. I can read print. Boo Hoo. I love watching launches.
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.