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Cutler was willing to do anything to help improve the MIPS version and his commitment to the portability of NT, including holding the hands of those teammates who were writing code on the MIPS version or testing it. "If you have problems, come and see me and I'll try to help out," he told them on September 1 . One team member, who usually carped about Cutler's rudeness, said he had "never before worked with a leader of a large project who took such a hands-on approach."
To halt the momentum of an accepted idea, to reexamine assumptions, is a disturbing process and requires more courage than goverments can generally summon.
Their concern was not simply how to win but how to emerge from [World War II] with existing interests enhanced or at least preserved. The United States had not yet adopted the Clausewitz concept of war as a continuation of policy. War was still considered an aberration, something to be finished off as quickly as possible so that society could go about its regular business.
|David Halberstam||Though surrounded by perfidious liberals of dubious character, [Bob Rubin] had prevailed, overruling what was presumed to be, given the prejudices of [Wall Street], their constant bad advice.
|Da Karate Kid Dos||Seeing stars?! More like shootin' blanks!
|Puente||What women want and what they SAY the want are two different things entirely.
|Escalus (Shakespeare)||Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall....
|Puente||If you're not sure if she is a real woman or just a guy in drag, look for the Adam's apple.
|David St. Hubbins||It's such a fine line between stupid, and clever.
|Knowlengr||The VW bus of my youth is about to be reborn in some distorted universe. http://bit.ly/gsjujp
|Knowlengr||There's more wisdom to be found in a single twilight than a thousand midday suns.
|Knowlengr||Oh you were stained glass, you were smoke stacked
You were laid in cobblestone
You were trolley cart tracked
And for you the red sky shone
-Loudon Wainwright III "Ode to A Pittsburgh"
|Gordon Craig||No single book had greater influence upon the first Romantic generation than [Goethe's] novel Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, the story of a young man who left a comfortable life and promising career to go out into the wide world.... It was due to his influence that so many of the characters in [the Romantics'] books went on journeys, not in order to see the world or to learn how other people lived or to acquire new skills, but rather to discover themselves, to complete their identity.
|AnnWendy||Hey Wait... this isn't Facebook!
|Chief||my boss said bad awful things to me
and at first I wasn't hurt by his words
I fell down the stairs
my shoes fell off.
|Schroeder||What is up with the Euro trip? Will I be taking over the massive task of 5groups hosting?
||When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.|
|da Generate Aristokrat.
||Your bridge has burned.|
||She won't get any thinner after you marry her.|
||There's nothing thrilling about a thrlling high-growth industry,
except watching the stocks go down.... That's because for every single
product in a hot industry, there are a thousand MIT graduates trying to
figure out how to make it cheaper in Taiwan. As soon as a computer company
designs the best word-processor in the world, ten other competitors are
spending $100 million to design a better one, and it will be on the market
in eight months. This doesn't happen with bottle caps, coupon-clipping
services, oil-drum retrieval, or motel chains.|
||You eater of broken meats!....A PLAGUE upon your epileptic
||By teaching in effect the equality of literally all desires, [the new
political science] teaches in effect that there is nothing of which a man
ought to be ashamed; by destroying the possibility of self-contempt, it
destroys with the best of intentions the possibility of
||The philosophic grounds for liberal democracy had been weakened.|
||A great part of the intellectual history of the modern era can be told
in terms of the efforts of a civilization still Christian, to come to
terms with Machiavelli in politics, de Sade in sex, Nietzsche in
||"It is often hard to bear the tears that we ourselves have
||The family is... [an] economic institution.... [Welfare] robs the head
of the household of his economic function....|
||Wearing dress slacks to the desert is a bad idea...|
||You work a lot and [think], "Oh, gee, I don't know anybody and the few
people I do know are busy. So I'll work some more." You keep working, you
know less people, you do less things. Then pretty soon all you have left
||Well I can think of three things I'd like to do. One would involve
some ice cubes and a nine iron. Two would include a buffalo...live or
stuffed, preferably stuffed for safety sake, and three, we bring back some
of those ice cubes and switch it over to a pitching wedge. |
|Eckhart Tolle cont.
||Your innermost sense of self, of who you are, is inseparable from
stillness. This is the "I am" that is deeper than name and form. |
||When you lose touch with your inner stillness, you lose touch with
yourself. When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the
|Brent Gage (from The Goods)
||"I can't enjoy breakfast anywhere but a strip club. My mom used to
always cook bacon naked. She would cook bacon all day long..."|
||There are three ways to beat a man: out work him, out think him, and
intimidate him. |
||[Captain Wilson protested] earnestly against the beatitudes of the
Sermon on the Mount as excuses for cowardice and servility, as destructive
of our will, and consequently of our honor and manhood.|
|Dr. Jerry Hathaway (from Real Genius)
||" Today ladies and gentlemen we're going to take a real close look at
something most people take for granted: the colon."|
||I gravitated towards artists because they were always more open than
||[Most Americans were] unable to judge whether their foreign "enemies"
were truly their enemies or were only necessary symbols for the
perpetuation of a way of life....|
|Jonah Hill (Seth-Superbad)
||Nobody's gotten a hand job in cargo shorts since Nam...|
||[One link]... had a long history in German anti-Americanism: the link
between consumption and the oversexualization of women.|
||Marx's criticism of religion was held to be identical with the denial
of all spiritual values, and this seemed all the more apparent to those
who assume that belief in God is the condition for a spiritual
|Joel and Ethan Coen
||[Gymnasiums] represent the idiocy of today.|
||With regard to the screen, the critical and the receptive attitudes of
the public coincide... individual reactions are predetermined by the mass
audience response they are about to produce....|
||Huey P. Newton is the only leader that black people should
recognize--a man who is willing to stand up and face that pig on his own
terms, gun for gun, if necessary.|
||While bachelors are lonely people, I'm convinced that married men are
lonely people with dependents.|
||Nihilists! Fuck me. I mean, say what you like about the tenets of
National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. |
||Those who have been tattooed and are not in custody are latent
criminals or degenerate aristocrats.|
||To offer no resistance to life is to be in a state of grace, ease, and
|General David Belchem
||[The Germans] appreciated that the tank's best action against his
enemy is to wait for him to come on, sitting in a hull-hidden position--if
they're caught in the open, to decoy the enemy onto their own
||We are a culture going to hell.... Our society is culturally in a very
bankrupt and violent mode.|
|H. W. Koch
||Without doubt, in August 1939 Hitler, as was so often the case, had
fixed his eyes upon one aim only, this time Poland, without taking into
consideration the ultimate consequences of a German dependence upon
Russia.... Only stage by stage did he recognise the Soviet aims [in the
Baltic and Balkan regions] and their effect upon Germany's position in
||The Soviets, moreover, have always delighted in bargaining as an equal
with the United States, a nation they simultaneously fear, dislike, and
try desperately to emulate.|
||In the 1940's the Bich pen was changed to Bic for fear that Americans
would pronounce it "bitch."|
||In the worst cultural products of our time, we find little that is
genuinely popular, developed from the life of actual communities. We find
instead a synthetic culture, or anti-culture, which is alien to almost
everybody, persistently hostile to art and intellectual activity, which it
spends much of its time in misrepresenting, and given over to exploiting
indifference, lack of feeling, frustration, and hatred (1962).|
||Poverty, I realized, wasn't only a lack of financial resources; it was
isolation from the kind of people that could help you make more of
||-The typical laboratory mouse runs five miles pernight on its
|Charles Sanders Peirce
||Many a man has cherished for years as his hobby some vague shadow of
an idea, too meaningless to be positively false|
||The French Revolution, for the first time in modern European history,
made the concept of class and group annihilation a reality, but in view of
its final result, it too must be counted among the 'unfinished' or
synthetising revolutions in the same way as the American Revolution of
1776, the English Reform Bill of 1832, and the German Revolution of
||To Eisenhower, the essence of courage was to resist the temptation to
use dangerous tools; to Johnson, the essence of courage was to take them
up in a good cause. Whether in decaying cities, outer space, or Third
World jungles, American technology would overwhelm the enemies of
||Fucking Nihilists! At least it's an ethos...|
|Patrick J. Geary
||Modern history was born in the nineteenth century, conceived and
developed as an instrument of European nationalism.|
||Go for the more|
||Illusion is the tradition of impermanence. There is no way to edit or
delete messages here. Therefore this message will remain until the end of
time, whichever comes first. How long can these messages be? Methinks
perhaps I'll write a novel, and it will be published here for eternity.
For free. Zero over infinity is... still pretty fuckin big, Johnson.
|Zephinilium The Young Achiver
||I need my fuckin' johnson! What do you need that for dude? Who the
hell are the Knutsens? I can get you a toe. Nuff Said|
||Opposition is true Friendship.|
||...while much can be said a priori as regards the form of appearances,
nothing whatsoever can be asserted of the thing in itself, which may
underlie these appearances.|
||What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius,
power and magic in it.|
||hey braniac...why don't ya try learnin to spell, huh?! baby geniuses
runnin' wild, runnin wild...|
||But Stalnaker, unlike me, thinks the disjoined counterfactuals are
true or false relative to alternative arbitrary resolutions of a semantic
||Tradition is the illusion of