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WhatsWrongWithMicrosoft.com February 6, 2007

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Computers, Flatulence, Games, NFL, Stupidity, Technology, Video Games, Workplace, xBox.
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Large corporations tend to copy each other. They copy management styles and productivity themes. If you lived in corporate American in the 90’s and early 00’s, you saw your cheese move, learned to catch falling co-workers in woodland settings, and learned quality control the “six sigma” way.

In an apparent attempt to match the stupidity of the National Football League, Microsoft is taking a… well, proactive approach to learning more about the Asian markets where the xBox is apparently not doing well.

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Pacifism vs Violence, FPS, and World Peace July 17, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Family, Morality, pacifism, Parenting/Children, Video Games, Violence, War and Peace.

Recently, I have debated the relative merits of gun ownership, first person shooters, and the ethics of pacifism with a couple of close friends. In both cases, they were surprised to discover that I was a gun-owner, given that I have every indication of being a non-violent man.


The truth is, I am non-violent in nature. However, I see the goal of world peace and the realities of pacifism in a different light from my friends. (more…)