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Forum Post: Now I See

Posted 5 years ago on Jan. 6, 2013, 6:21 p.m. EST by agkaiser (2049) from Fredericksburg, TX
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I thought they we're deliberately obtuse. Now with what was posted below I know deliberation is beyond them.

0 points by aville (-191) 9 minutes ago

"the pie infinite. you have been ( wrongfully) taught that its finite."




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[-] 3 points by beautifulworld (22851) 5 years ago

“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.”

John Steinbeck

[-] 2 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 5 years ago

LOL. I never heard that one before.

[-] 1 points by grapes (5125) 5 years ago

In a closed system, the "pie" has to be finite. In an open system, things can come in and go out and new things and their combinations can occur so the "pie" can present the illusion of being infinite. "Infinite" is a label for more than any fixed "finite" so it is just a concept, never real.

[-] 1 points by agkaiser (2049) from Fredericksburg, TX 5 years ago

This is what prompted the troll's brilliant explanation of infinite possibility:

"It's not about anyone's success or failure. It's about how to divide a pie so everyone has more than average. It's about a very simple concept that you won't understand. The thing that has you stumped is that the whole is equal to the sum of the parts. If one has a greater share of the pie another must have less. That's a mathematical certainty. Why can't you understand that?

"Of course I know that you are not being deliberately obtuse. You sincerely believe in perpetual motion. So I won't waste any more time responding to your childish shit. It's been entertaining but now your stubborn stupidity is beginning to bore me."


fiat lux as Shad might say