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Dude101
10-09-2001, 08:33 PM
MY PHILOSOPHY:

DirectX = M$, Therefore = STUPID

OpenGL = OpenSource, Therefore = Better than DX

That's just my opinion, pls dont flame me;)

cody
10-10-2001, 02:34 AM
Yep, AGREE!

Cheeze-It
10-10-2001, 03:58 AM
My Philosophy (stolen from someone else):


The opinions that are held with passion are always
those for which no good ground exists; indeed
passion is the measure of the holder's lack of
rational conviction.

Bertrand Russell

adrianxw
10-10-2001, 04:05 AM
>>> Bertrand Russell

Sounds like someone with a well adjusted mind.

Troll_King
10-10-2001, 04:07 AM
"Open GL will become married to Microsoft."

Reverend Jessie Jackson -1999

Cheeze-It
10-10-2001, 04:25 AM
Originally posted by adrianxw
>>> Bertrand Russell

Sounds like someone with a well adjusted mind.

Yeah, I wish. You over-estimate me. I'm not smart,
and I don't have a well-adjusted mind. I'd like
to be smart, but I don't know where to start. I
don't know what to read.

edit: /.... deleted stuff ..../

adrianxw
10-10-2001, 04:46 AM
>>> You over-estimate me.

Errr, I meant Bertrand Russell.

>>> I'd like to be smart,

The problem with "I wish I was obdiblog", type things is the definition of "obdiblog". Once you have a clearer goal, it is easier to work out a path towards it, or indeed, what to read.

What is your defintion of "smart"?

adrianxw
10-10-2001, 04:47 AM
>>> "Open GL will become married to Microsoft."

Sounds like Dean, enough said.

mfc2themax
10-10-2001, 04:50 AM
>"Open GL will become married to Microsoft."

Reverend Jessie Jackson -1999

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What the hell?

Theologian
10-10-2001, 08:11 AM
Originally posted by static

The opinions that are held with passion are always
those for which no good ground exists; indeed
passion is the measure of the holder's lack of
rational conviction.

Bertrand Russell



Just to respond to Bertrand here (in other words, nothing against you Static) this doesn't make sense.

If someone is passionate about something, that something is irrational? In context he may define his terms in such a way that this is true- but on its own it is foolishness.

I'm pretty passionate about a lot of things, and I became passionate about them as my rational convictions convinced me that they were important.

A quick example-- I'm pretty passionate that crime is bad and criminals should be hindered in their activities. This passion is built upon rational convictions in regards to, among other things, the existence of right and wrong, the right of citizens to live peaceful lives, the need for consequences to wrong actions, personal responsibility, etc.

nvoigt
10-10-2001, 08:13 AM
>DirectX = M$, Therefore = STUPID
>OpenGL = OpenSource, Therefore = Better than DX

Your philosophy lacks logic. Just because something is
Microsoft, it doesn't have to be stupid ( see Win2K )
and just because something is GPL'd it doesn't have
to be good. I could GPL the worst code you've
ever seen. Just because it's public doesn't mean it's good.

-KEN-
10-10-2001, 02:06 PM
exactly - open-sourcers are blind in there beliefs. "MS is bad because they charge for it, but open source like linux is good because it costs nothing and you get to see how it works"

it's not the best philosophy I've ever heard.

Hillbillie
10-10-2001, 04:06 PM
My philosophy?

Like static's, it's stolen:

But how could I deny that I possess these hands and this body, and withal escape being classed with persons in a state of insanity, whose brains are so disordered and clouded by dark bilious vapors as to cause them pertinaciously to assert that they are monarchs when they are in the greatest poverty; or clothed [in gold] and purple when destitute of any covering; or that their head is made of clay, their body of glass, or that they are gourds? I should certainly be not less insane than they, were I to regulate my procedure according to examples so extravagant.

- "Meditations on First Philosophy", René Descartes

Cheeze-It
10-10-2001, 07:09 PM
Theologian,

Yeah, but I thought the quote could be applied
to this thread...

Dude101
10-10-2001, 07:19 PM
nviogt,
have u any idea about the crappy security in win2k?

Dude101
10-10-2001, 07:19 PM
o, i do like winXP tho