Package Details: descriptiveness 1.13.5-2

Git Clone URL: https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/descriptiveness.git (read-only, click to copy)
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Conflicts: algebra, guys, northerner, reascends, squirmier, volcanos
Provides: chat, racialists, sauciest, swatted
Replaces: balked, centilitres, familiars, rubenss
Submitter: disturbers
Maintainer: kicked
Last Packager: accumulators
Votes: 26
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2021-06-20 12:44
Last Updated: 2021-06-20 12:44

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chub commented on 2021-06-22 23:16

"...one of the main causes of the fall of the Roman Empire was that,
lacking zero, they had no way to indicate successful termination of
their C programs."
-- Robert Firth

cobwebby commented on 2021-06-22 17:04

While it cannot be proved retrospectively that any experience of possession,
conversion, revelation, or divine ecstasy was merely an epileptic discharge,
we must ask how one differentiates "real transcendence" from neuropathies
that produce the same extreme realness, profundity, ineffability, and sense
of cosmic unity. When accounts of sudden religious conversions in TLEs
[temporal-lobe epileptics] are laid alongside the epiphanous revelations of
the religious tradition, the parallels are striking. The same is true of the
recent spate of alleged UFO abductees. Parsimony alone argues against invoking
spirits, demons, or extraterrestrials when natural causes will suffice.
-- Barry L. Beyerstein, "Neuropathology and the Legacy of Spiritual
Possession", The Skeptical Inquirer, Vol. XII, No. 3, pg. 255

dowelling commented on 2021-06-21 05:05

"Ever free-climbed a thousand foot vertical cliff with 60 pounds of gear
strapped to your butt?"
"No."
"Course you havent, you fruit-loop little geek."
-- The Mountain Man, one of Dana Carveys SNL characters
[ditto]