From: Allen on 29 Apr 2010 13:17
Whisky-dave (and others), arguing with an idiot eventually makes you
look like an idiot in the view of others. The best thing to do with
creeps like sobriquet is to put them in your killfile and forget about them.
From: Twibil on 29 Apr 2010 13:56
On Apr 29, 6:33 am, "whisky-dave" <whisky-d...(a)final.front.ear> wrote:
> > It's so elegant to call file sharers thieves.
> }Um, "file sharers" is just a phrase thieves invented/adopted to
> }rationalize theft in their own minds.
> }A "file sharer" -used as you define it- is a thief: plain and simple.
> No it's not.
> I'm a member of a file sharing music site that is legal.
> 100,000+ users
> here we share music that musicians don;t object to being given out as free.
> As a muscian or anyone can object to their stuff being on there and then it
> taken down.
What part of "-used as *you* ("you" being sobriquet: not Whisky
Dave)- didn't you understand?
From: Twibil on 29 Apr 2010 14:12
On Apr 29, 10:17 am, Allen <all...(a)austin.rr.com> wrote:
> whisky-dave wrote:
> Whisky-dave (and others), arguing with an idiot eventually makes you
> look like an idiot in the view of others. The best thing to do with
> creeps like sobriquet is to put them in your killfile and forget about them.
And naturally everyone is supposed to ignore sobriquet's advise from
now on, and listen to yours instead.
From: sobriquet on 29 Apr 2010 14:14
On 29 apr, 19:01, rfisc...(a)sonic.net (Ray Fischer) wrote:
>[.. babbling ..]
You are a nazi cockroach that belongs in jail along with all the rest
of the nazi scum that fail to respect human rights.
From: sobriquet on 29 Apr 2010 14:16
On 29 apr, 19:00, rfisc...(a)sonic.net (Ray Fischer) wrote:
> sobriquet <dohduh...(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
> >On 29 apr, 14:07, "whisky-dave" <whisky-d...(a)final.front.ear> wrote:
> >> "sobriquet" <dohduh...(a)yahoo.com> wrote in message
> >> > On 28 apr, 21:46, D.J. <nocont...(a)noaddress.com> wrote:
> >> >> On Wed, 28 Apr 2010 10:52:50 -0700 (PDT), sobriquet <dohduh...(a)yahoo.com>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> >If people would use bit-strings as money, you could expect people to
> >> >> >share money on p2p
> >> >> Doesn't matter. Ever since the "silver certificate" and "gold
> >> >> certificate"
> >> >> was done away with by the Reagan and Bush cartel there is nothing to
> >> >> connect the printing on paper currency with real-goods. The only value
> >> >> that
> >> >> any printed currency has today is how much you believe it to have. It has
> >> >> no foundation in reality anymore. The bits on a bank's hard-drive are
> >> >> just
> >> >> as valuable as the bits on your computer's hard-drives. They are
> >> >> connected
> >> >> by law to the exact same amount of real goods.
> >> >> People just haven't figured this out yet. Or more importantly, they don't
> >> >> want to realize it yet. Because when they do then nobody's "money" will
> >> >> have any value. Which it already does not have, any value, other than the
> >> >> cost of the paper and ink that was used to create it.
> >> >> Just clap your hands three times and say to yourself, "I believe, I
> >> >> believe, I believe." For that is the ONLY thing that is giving any money
> >> >> today any value whatsoever.
> >> > So we are wasting our time creating banknotes that have security
> >> > features to prevent people from duplicating and sharing money as they
> >> > see fit?
> >> No because doing so reduces the number of people capable of
> >> duplicating money.
> >> > Maybe we should try to use bit-strings as money for a while to see if
> >> > that makes things easier, if it doesn't really matter in your opinion
> >> > whether we use banknotes or bit-strings as money.
> >> You've heard of online banking and paypal haven;t you, amonst others.
> >When I take up money from my paypal account (by transferring it to my
> >bank account)
> >this money comes out the ATM in the form of banknotes, not bit-
> How did the "money" get into the paypal account?
> Ray Fischer
I had banknotes in my house that I earned by providing services.. I
put them on my bank account and subsequently transferred them from
there to my paypal account.