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Thurr

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  1. Thurr

    Is Jump Roping safe?

    Krotos goes to a gym for special people.
  2. If you happen to travel to the Netherlands we should meet for coffee at the very least.
  3. Most Scandinavian countries have atrocious alcohol prices. There's a whole tourism industry based on Scandinavians (and British people) travelling to the Germanic/Slavic countries to become lavished. The Netherlands is steadily joining them with all the extra taxes put onto all the good things in life.
  4. Thurr

    WGL Winter 2018

    Grubby is great. I do prefer his 'tryhard' matches though. Two players are pushed to the brink is when the real magic happens. Mouth open. APM to 300. Yes.
  5. Thurr

    WGL Winter 2018

    Check it out on Back2Warcraft on Youtube.
  6. Anyone watched this? Spoilers ahead. Moon vs Foggy was great to watch. The NE meta is in a weird place. Mountain giants¿? Yet the games were entertaining. Foggy taking one map was exciting. Although Moon's win was inevitable and well deserved. Infi taking third place with his off race does show the balance issues between the races at the moment.
  7. Definitely, but Moscow compares really well with some of Europe's bigger city. It is very clean and accessible. Cities like Brussel or London could learn from that.
  8. I went to Skopje just two weeks ago with a couple of friends. Its like going back 30-40 years into a city that's just an ill replica of the great cities of Europe. Everything is either in construction or falling apart. The comical amount of statues and massive advertisement panels on the many buildings in the center reminded me of Russia. We had a great time, but it is a very curious country to go to. Not pretty, fun, and oh so cheap. Is this how you describe Balkan? I'm rather wary of these countries joining the EU. The trade deals seem to do little for the general population and to mostly benefit the rich elite. Meanwhile the working population will just flood Europe with its cheap labor. I don't see how this is a good trade-off - unless you play the geopolitical long-game and try to stay remain relevant.
  9. Thurr

    Jordan Peterson

    @Talinn The analysis you put forward is not quite right in my estimation, I'll try to explain why. Portraying Peterson's ideas as conservative is a swing and a miss. The emphasis on classical (liberal) values is not to sell the idea of a golden age and a beckoning to return to these times. His most important lectures are a warning of past follies: the authoritarian regimes of the twentieth century. His message is to reintegrate the ideas that, according to him, truly worked for mankind and take these with us into the twenty-first-century. His 'rescue your father' metaphor is designed to explain this. It is not to conserve some precious past, but to learn from our mistakes and treasure the things that have served us well. An almost impossible balance between progressivism and conservatism. Could you be more clear on the regressive position you mention? I feel there's no need for any vagueness, perhaps we agree on this. The third paragraph you wrote is complicated. It seems heavily influenced by your own view on life, which I doubt I fully grasp. In short my initial reaction; language is a neutral mode of communication. It surely has the ability to be used in authoritarian ways, but this is not inherent. Perhaps you did not imply this. Chaos should be feared. Reality is amazing on an zoomed out abstract level. This is not how people live and experience reality. Having an ideology that relies on abstract perspective play does not diminish the amount of suffering in the world. I've left the last two paragraphs because they seem to lean too much on some form of guilt by association.
  10. Thurr

    WC3 Patch 1.30.2 Thoughts

    Haven't had the chance to play. Will try to check it out next week. Looks promising. @ponasozis patience is a virtue, sperging just makes a fool of you.
  11. Thurr

    Backseat

    I quite enjoy the somber, melancholic tunes. Ecstatic tunes are a rarity for me to listen to. To the previous point you made, which was far broader than the topic that the lyrics of the song touched, I feel privileged to live in the Netherlands which has a strong tradition of a Calvinistic approach to politics and a heavy emphasis of government through compromise. Even so, our culture is heavily influenced by that of America and polarization and duality is on the rise. I feel like everyone is chasing their sins and are unable to find real meaning.
  12. Thurr

    Backseat

    Dopamine, on dopamine, on dopamine, on dopamine We have been overrun by our animal desire Addicts of the immediate keep us obedient and unaware Feeding this mutation, this Pavlovian despair We've become Disillusioned So we run Towards anything glimmering Time to put the silicon obsession down Take a look around, find a way in the silence Lie supine away with your back to the ground Dis- and re-connect to the resonance now You were never an island Unique voice among the many in this choir Tuning into each other, lift all higher Hey, how long? Oh Dopamine, on dopamine, on dopamine, on dopamine Willingly been re-wired by clever agents within Looping our reflections, our obsessions draw us in Fix and fixation, no sentience beyond We've become disillusioned So we dive like crows towards anything glittering Time to put the silicon obsession down Take a look around, find a way in the silence Lie supine away with your back to the ground Dis- and re-connect to the resonance now You were never an island Unique voice among the many in this choir Tuning into each other, lift all higher
  13. 12 unit cap is a pointless limitation. They should get rid of it.
  14. Will you do an analysis of the mid terms when the final results come out? Significance, impact & consequences. 

    1. Abdel

      Abdel

      Unfortunately no time to write up a detailed analysis but my prediction was Democratic House majority by 5 seats and Republican Senate majority by 4 seats. 

    2. Thurr

      Thurr

      Understandable, but regrettable. I liked it when you did it previously.

    3. Abdel

      Abdel

      Yea got a job where I actually have to work this time around haha. 

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