You Learn Something New Everyday Thread - Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses
This thread is about learning something everyday and sharing that knowledge with other nixers.

To start it off I learned today that Mr. West's name "Kanye" means "The Only One" in Swahilli. He has a song called "Only One" where he speaks from the view point of his mother, that passed away.
Around 450 B.C. there was a small place in which their culture valued wisdom that came from drinking wine. Being drunk while debating was a key-aspect in decision making. The decisions/debates were made when everyone was sober one day and when everyone was drunk that other day, that way if it makes sense either way then it was a good decision.
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(16-02-2015, 02:42 PM)October Wrote: Around 450 B.C. there was a small place in which their culture valued wisdom that came from drinking wine. Being drunk while debating was a key-aspect in decision making. The decisions/debates were made when everyone was sober one day and when everyone was drunk that other day, that way if it makes sense either way then it was a good decision.
Lel, that's France nowadays!
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(16-02-2015, 02:42 PM)October Wrote: Around 450 B.C. there was a small place in which their culture valued wisdom that came from drinking wine. Being drunk while debating was a key-aspect in decision making. The decisions/debates were made when everyone was sober one day and when everyone was drunk that other day, that way if it makes sense either way then it was a good decision.
You might like reading those: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dionysus https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedonism
Thanks for the links, was an interesting read.
Did you know that Avatar was the last movie that was completely developed in 3D Applications on the Linux platform using F.O.S.S.
Today I learned what "Ping Of Death" is, not cool. It a form of DDOS attack: "A ping of death is a type of attack on a computer that involves sending a malformed or otherwise malicious ping to a computer." More info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ping_of_death




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