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The Day that Einstein Most Feared has Finally Arrived...
Reaganite Republican ^ | 10 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican

Posted on 01/10/2013 3:07:36 AM PST by Reaganite Republican

Coffee with Friends


A day at the beach


Cheering for your team


Dinner out with friends


On a date


Lunch with BFF


Enjoying the art museum


Crusin' with friends...




h/t Roberto


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Humor; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: einstein; funny; humor; technology

1 posted on 01/10/2013 3:07:43 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: AdvisorB; ken5050; sten; paythefiddler

Sort of explains the last couple elections...


2 posted on 01/10/2013 3:08:33 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

Good post. What’s represented in the pictures above, and a dating culture like that of the movie Logan’s Run, would be enough to sink this culture even without all the helping hands from the current White House resident and those that put him there.


3 posted on 01/10/2013 3:13:56 AM PST by OldNewYork
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To: Reaganite Republican
Yup!
My wife and I have cell phones, if we use 10 minutes a month, that's a lot.
Most usage, "I forgot to tell you, pick this up in town while you're shopping, bye".
I just can understand the big fascination with always talking on cell phones everywhere, all the time, I'm 66 however.
4 posted on 01/10/2013 3:20:01 AM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Once of those morons came within inches of rear ending me the other day. She somehow woke up long enough to lock up her brakes, but didn’t even look up from the text message she was composing.


5 posted on 01/10/2013 3:25:11 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: The Cajun
"I just can understand the big fascination with always talking on cell phones everywhere, all the time, I'm 66 however."

Talking? Talking is so last century. They just sit in pods clicking and swiping away. It is eerie; the only sounds are the sounds of their smart phones.

6 posted on 01/10/2013 3:28:35 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Truth29
Talking? Talking is so last century.

You're right, shows how really out of touch I am.

7 posted on 01/10/2013 3:32:36 AM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Reaganite Republican

My wife and I noticed this phenomenon when we went to a number of concerts of big-name entertainers in the last few years. As the entertainers were performing, we could see countless people in the audience looking at their cell phones and pressing the buttons. Some were obviously taking pictures of the performer, but even during breaks many people were preoccupied with their little gadgets. It’s a brave new world.


8 posted on 01/10/2013 3:44:21 AM PST by driftless2
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To: The Cajun
"10 minutes a month"

That's about my rate. I'm 63, and weeks go by where I don't use my cell phone. It's a handy gadget....when not overused.

9 posted on 01/10/2013 3:47:31 AM PST by driftless2
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To: The Cajun

At 66 you and your wife have probably said it all already! (My wife and I included.) ;-)


10 posted on 01/10/2013 3:47:31 AM PST by Average Al
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To: Reaganite Republican

Einstien was an idiot also.

Einstien believed that socialism works. that’s the most idiotic thing to believe ever.

Also Einstien didn’t believe in a lot of quantum theory and so Einstein was wrong there too.


11 posted on 01/10/2013 3:52:53 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: Reaganite Republican

If you’ve got to contact or respond but can’t speak, such as in a meeting or something, I understand texting. But actually preferring to spend your time squinting and pecking away at a tiny tiny keyboard or even worse picking your way through the alpha characters on a numeric keypad? It’s tedious. Must be Facebook exhibitionism of every minute movement, another thing I don’t get.


12 posted on 01/10/2013 3:53:18 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Democrat_media

He wasn’t an idiot, just overly focused, he just didn’t know he was speaking from experience with that statement without knowing it.


13 posted on 01/10/2013 4:03:27 AM PST by mazda77
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To: RegulatorCountry

I got to the point that I understand texting, as there a lot of people I rather text a short note to, then talk to them on the phone. Saves time, and idiot interaction.

Yes I’m 55


14 posted on 01/10/2013 4:17:18 AM PST by Quick Shot
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To: The Cajun

I’m with you - I miss the days when the phone was securely attached to the wall. My wife uses hers a lot more than me. I only carry mine so she can contact me if necessary - when we’re together, mine stays at home on the counter. I have some months where I show under 15 minutes use on mine. You got me beat by 6 years, but the generational effects are pretty much the same.


15 posted on 01/10/2013 4:20:43 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: Democrat_media
E ≅MC²
16 posted on 01/10/2013 5:16:55 AM PST by Vinnie (A)
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To: Reaganite Republican

We’ve had a rash of young drivers crossing the center line and head-on collisions. Running off the road, etc.
Told my wife last night I’ll bet cell phones/texting accounts for most of them.


17 posted on 01/10/2013 5:20:53 AM PST by Vinnie (A)
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To: Democrat_media
Einstien believed that socialism works

In Einsteins' time, the full blown welfare state didn't exist yet. He had no love for Leninism/Marxism, but the socialist welfare state was still theoretical. It looks good on paper. Einstein had no track record of failure to measure it against and a mature free-market system was still evolving. Additionally, he was no financial wizard.
18 posted on 01/10/2013 5:40:48 AM PST by 98ZJ USMC
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To: Reaganite Republican
"And in this instance, you who are the father of letters, from a paternal love of your own children have been led to attribute to them a quality which they cannot have; for this discovery of yours will create forgetfulness in the learners' souls, because they will not use their memories; they will trust to the external written characters and not remember of themselves. The specific which you have discovered is an aid not to memory, but to reminiscence, and you give your disciples not truth, but only the semblance of truth; they will be hearers of many things and will have learned nothing; they will appear to be omniscient and will generally know nothing; they will be tiresome company, having the show of wisdom without the reality."
--Socrates, on reading and writing
19 posted on 01/10/2013 6:37:26 AM PST by Brightitude
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To: Reaganite Republican

Get called ‘old hat’ or ‘old salt’ because I do NOT engage in all this silly crap with i-this and i-that. Have one cell phone and when I need, yes need, to talk with someone I do so and prefer to talk to people rather than text.


20 posted on 01/10/2013 6:49:27 AM PST by lesko
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To: Reaganite Republican

I am 26. I use my cell phone a lot. I use it for twitter, txt messaging, and calling. I use twitter to get news, and talk with fellow conservatives. I use text, mostly to talk to my wife throughout the day, while we both are at work. I probably use it to call people, the least. I don’t have a land-line. My wife probably calls people the most. Mostly her mom and sister to talk about their days. I find the cell phone very useful and helpful.

With everything that is useful and helpful, sometimes, I find myself having to make a conscious effort to let it be for a bit. Especially when I am at home with my wife.


21 posted on 01/10/2013 7:06:30 AM PST by justice14 ("stand up defend or lay down and die")
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To: Reaganite Republican

WOW


22 posted on 01/10/2013 7:08:20 AM PST by bmwcyle (We have gone over the cliff and we are about to hit the bottom)
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To: The Cajun

I’m in my 40s, and I don’t understand the fascination either. But then I’ve never enjoyed gabbing on the phone much.

These idiots are oblivious....in public, they block you because they have no idea there are actually other people around them. I love being behind one of them and trying to get by. I say “excuse me” in a normal voice, but of course they don’t hear. My next “EXCUSE ME!!!” makes them jump out of their skin.


23 posted on 01/10/2013 7:45:56 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: Vinnie

My personal experience? About 98% percent of the time someone is driving slow in the passing lane and blocking others, when I finally am able to get past, it’s someone yapping on a phone.


24 posted on 01/10/2013 7:48:16 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: Reaganite Republican

“It is one thing to use Technology to Augment your mind, it is more common to use it to Replace your mind...” - GraceG


25 posted on 01/10/2013 8:26:51 AM PST by GraceG
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To: mazda77

Einstein believe electrons have definite orbits but Heisenberg didn’t hence his uncertainty principle . who was right? Hiesenberg was. Einstein worked his whole life to disprove the uncertainty principle but couldn’t overcome it.

http://www.thebigview.com/spacetime/uncertainty.html

Also about Einstein’s belief in socialism. He was a socialist and Hayek was not . Hayek right again! Einstein 0-2 . loser socialist .wonder why the media idolizez? hmm maybe socialism?


26 posted on 01/10/2013 9:40:22 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: 98ZJ USMC

Hayek, who wrote the book Road To Serfdom, the true genius during that time proved that socialism can never work:

Hayek’s (1945) elaboration of the difficulty of aggregating diffuse private knowledge is the best-known articulation of the knowledge problem, and is an example of the difficulty of coordinating individual plans and choices in the ubiquitous and unavoidable presence of dispersed, private, subjective knowledge; prices communicate some of this private knowledge and thus serve as knowledge surrogates.

http://econc10.bu.edu/economic_systems/Theory/NonMarx_Socialism/Soc_Contraversy/Hayek.htm#1

http://knowledgeproblem.com/tag/hayek/


27 posted on 01/10/2013 9:51:04 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Yeah, but I always sat there with a low-tech newspaper and never looked up (still do).


28 posted on 01/10/2013 9:57:22 AM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: RegulatorCountry
Must be Facebook exhibitionism of every minute movement, another thing I don’t get.

A buddy of mine said the other day that he heard I made a pot of soup. I asked him how the heck did he know that. He said my wife posted it to Facebook. I just shook my head and did a facepalm.

I don't get it either. Not even a little bit.

29 posted on 01/10/2013 10:22:04 AM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: CatherineofAragon
These idiots are oblivious....in public.......

Some conversations you don't want to hear either.
I was behind one lady, waiting to check out at Office Depot, she said "you know" a least hundred times in 5 minutes, LOL.
I mean every sentence ended with "you know", talking away loud as heck.

30 posted on 01/10/2013 10:29:42 AM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

I swear I think they didn’t get enough attention as children. Now they get to perform for the public. (eyeroll)


31 posted on 01/10/2013 11:47:03 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: Reaganite Republican
Not just a USA phenomenon - ride the trains in Hong Kong or Singapore and you'll see everybody with his or her nose buried in a Samsung or Apple smartphone, texting or playing games. Actual conversation between humans (other than teenage boys taunting each other) is very near zero. :)
32 posted on 01/10/2013 12:13:48 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: CatherineofAragon

I thought that article linked at Fox yesterday re. how we’ve raised a generation of delusional narcissists was spot-on...


33 posted on 01/10/2013 10:36:20 PM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: houeto

It’s getting wierd with the facebook that’s for sure

I only used it to link my blog’s right wing diatribes and get in touch with old friends on occasion, sure don’t get the idea of living out your life on there either


34 posted on 01/10/2013 10:38:43 PM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

So did I.


35 posted on 01/11/2013 7:30:27 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Cool. Funny. Luddite. But Einstein never said it...


36 posted on 01/11/2013 8:13:45 AM PST by Crusher138 ("Then conquer we must, for our cause it is just")
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