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    [–] Astronaut accused of hacking former spouse's bank account from space brainiac2025 66 points ago in nottheonion

    Except how do we know it's private? Most married couples have joint accounts. Those accounts don't suddenly become private once a divorce happens. If they used it as a joint account she had every right to access it.

    [–] Bellator MMA fighter Alejandra Lara uses the public platform of the Bellator 225 weigh-ins to shine light on the burning of the Amazon, #SOSAmazonia and the Deforestation of the planet. brainiac2025 6 points ago in MMA

    You realize other people besides famous actors use twitter right? There are probably other athletes at her level that have tweeted about this issue, but she took it a step further and literally made it a part of her persona, that takes some courage. If she doesn't do well, and is seen as too political because of this, she might not get another fight.

    [–] Illinois passes law raising teachers' minimum salary to $40,000 brainiac2025 -1 points ago in politics

    Why was she required to get a masters? No states require masters and it's odd that a rural school would require when unless it was private.

    [–] Pop: Patty brought me their game plan yesterday, because I threatened him with his contract brainiac2025 1 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago) in nba

    You are majorly down playing the significance of something by saying it was just “one night.” It doesn’t matter if it was just one night, a good person wouldn’t be willing to destroy someone they loved for “one night” of sex with someone else. Since you like to make picturesque hypotheticals, let’s say we’re talking about the same person that’s done all this good, except instead of one night of cheating they randomly murder someone, are they terrible then? Does that one action make them terrible to you? If a person is willing to do something terrible to someone else, especially someone they claim to love, for self-gratification, then they were never a good person.

    [–] Pop: Patty brought me their game plan yesterday, because I threatened him with his contract brainiac2025 1 points ago in nba

    How is it lazy? How is it any less work to believe that someone that does a terrible deed is a terrible person, rather than decide that it's not as big of a deal to you? Frankly you sound super pretentious just because I disagree with you.

    [–] Pop: Patty brought me their game plan yesterday, because I threatened him with his contract brainiac2025 1 points ago in nba

    There's a difference between doing bad things sometimes, and doing something that betrays someone to the point it could destroy their life. At least that's how I see it, and it's pretty black and white to me. I don't know man, maybe everyone's morality is more subjective than I would like to think. That being said, in my opinion if you cheat on someone you claim you love and have made a commitment to, you are a terrible person. That's something that can truly destroy someone else, it's not just a "mistake."

    [–] Pop: Patty brought me their game plan yesterday, because I threatened him with his contract brainiac2025 2 points ago in nba

    You don’t owe someone you’ve been with a few weeks anything, you owe someone you’ve made a commitment to, especially a marriage, your life. If you don’t mean it, don’t say it.

    [–] Pop: Patty brought me their game plan yesterday, because I threatened him with his contract brainiac2025 2 points ago in nba

    This is heavily dependent on the circumstances of the cheating, if you been going out with some one for a few weeks that’s one thing, but if you cheat on some one you’ve been with for years, you’re not a good person. Terrible people can sometimes do good things, and if you’re willing to betray someone in the worst way you can outside of killing or seriously injuring them, especially while claiming you love them, then you’re a pretty terrible person.

    [–] Melo thought he lost Giannis with a spin move brainiac2025 2 points ago in nba

    It's not obviously in the cylinder because you can't tell from the angle, but it definitely started to descend, in my opinion that was pretty obvious.

    [–] TIL that 78% of NFL players are broke within 2 years of retirement brainiac2025 -5 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago) in todayilearned

    There are property management companies and accountants for that. Your return is still significantly greater. If you've got millions the smart play is to just invest in upper-quality or even luxury apartment complexes.

    [–] I was skeptical of unions. Then I joined one. A union isn’t just right for Vox Media, but for everyone. brainiac2025 -2 points ago in politics

    I don't support unions, that's my point. I am indifferent to them because many have fallen to the same vices as corporations in general. Also, right to work literally means that you can't be forced to join a union as a condition of employment, it's not about destroying unions. If I don't want to pay my wages to an organization that I feel does nothing for me, it's idiotic to argue that I should have to. In most things I am liberal, supporting unions is not one of them. I understand their necessity, but you shouldn't be forced to be a part of one to keep a job.

    [–] I was skeptical of unions. Then I joined one. A union isn’t just right for Vox Media, but for everyone. brainiac2025 -2 points ago in politics

    A lot of people are turned off by unions because of personal experiences. I am a very liberal person, but I support right to work laws because of how shitty my own experience with a union was. I ended up quitting my job because of the union and the system that it had institutionalized.

    [–] Cro Cop on smaller weight classes: ''You say that you are the best 'pound-for-pound.' And then you go to the bar and all 20 of the bouncers can kick your ass. 'But man, I'm the best pound-for-pound!' That's why heavyweight division is royal'' brainiac2025 -13 points ago in MMA

    You are being just as delusional to the inverse. Yes, a smaller fighter could take out a big guy, but one solid punch from the big guy ends the smaller fighter. Those guys acting like it would be a piece of cake to knock out a smaller fighter are no more delusional than you thinking every smaller fighter would dominate any untrained larger person they come across. Have you ever done BJJ or Judo? Size and weight advantages are HUGE. If DJ or Cejudo literally ran in circles around a bouncer tagging him and running away they could probably win, but if they actually engaged, they're gonna get taken out.

    [–] [I ate] eight different types of mac 'n' cheese brainiac2025 2 points ago in food

    They're all baked. The best mac and cheeses are made in a sauce pan.

    [–] Wow... just wow brainiac2025 2 points ago in Wellthatsucks

    Yes, and the guy he responded to didn't get the joke.

    [–] Japanese baseball teen refuses walk after getting hit by pitch, follows up with home run brainiac2025 4 points ago in sports

    Except the ump hadn't made a call yet when he admitted to the ump he was in the strike zone. You're right that it wasn't his call to make, it's the umpire's call to make, so why would the umpire make the wrong call when the batter just admitted what the right one was?

    [–] Conor to make his return at UFC 250 brainiac2025 1 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago) in MMA

    Jesus Christ you still haven't said you have a problem with what Connor did. You keep bringing up that Jones could have killed someone when all that happened was a woman got a broken arm, from what was described as a minor accident, which was unintentional. Jones is a piece of shit for fleeing, but by all accounts he didn't try to hurt anyone. Meanwhile you ignore the fact that a PROFESSIONAL FIGHTER punched a senior citizen in the head for not taking a drink with him; you ignore the fact that many people have actually died from being punched in the head, much less by a trained fighter; you ignore the fact that Conor didn't intend to stop after one hit, he was actually dragged away by his buddies; and you ignore the fact that I'M NOT THE ONE THAT BROUGHT JONES UP! You and some dude were already arguing about it and I chimed in that I agreed Conor was a bigger piece of shit. Not to mention the fact that I will talk about whoever the fuck I want to, regardless of what you fucking say you fascist thinking asshole.

    [–] Conor to make his return at UFC 250 brainiac2025 1 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago) in MMA

    I literally called Jones a piece of shit, never once defended what he did, just said that I think Connor's actions were worse because he had intent to hurt someone, which to me made him a bigger piece of shit. That's literally all I did. You are the one that seems like they are trying to defend someone, because you have yet to even mention you saw anything wrong with what Connor did. Yet I'm the whiney Jones apologist, rather than you being the McGregor stan that won't get off his nuts.

    [–] Japanese baseball teen refuses walk after getting hit by pitch, follows up with home run brainiac2025 3 points ago in sports

    It does if you were crowding the plate and in the strike zone, even in the MLB. That's what he was telling the ref, he leaned into it to brace for it when he was already crowding the plate.

    [–] Conor to make his return at UFC 250 brainiac2025 0 points ago in MMA

    Right back at you asshole. I literally called them both shit, you are the one that's getting angry at someone random on the internet because they said Conor is just the bigger piece of shit, but you had the nerve to say I was the one trying to justify things. Get help dude.

    [–] Conor to make his return at UFC 250 brainiac2025 0 points ago in MMA

    How was what Jones did objectively worse? He had no intent behind the collision. Yes, he ran afterward, but he didn't intentionally hurt anyone at all, and like I said it was on a regular street and Jones was unhurt; usually all someone has in an accident like that is scrapes and bruises. McGregor is literally a professional fighter that INTENTIONALLY punched a senior fucking citizen in the head. Just so you know, that could have easily killed him if it landed on the temple, and he did it on purpose. They're both pieces of shit, but I think McGregor is just much worse.

    [–] Conor to make his return at UFC 250 brainiac2025 3 points ago in MMA

    You realize it happened on a regular street right? Most accidents that one party walks away from completely uninjured are not likely to lead to anyone's death. Not to mention he didn't know who he hit, but you're acting like he knew it was a pregnant lady and just said fuck her. What Jones did was fucked up, but there's a difference between fleeing the scene of an accident and deliberately attacking a fucking senior citizen for not drinking with you.

    [–] Feminists in Mexico protesting after 4 policemen raped a 17 y.o. girl brainiac2025 3 points ago * (lasted edited 11 days ago) in pics

    Your opening statement is flawed. I have stated from the beginning that I don't have a problem with feminism, I just don't think it is strictly about equality, but rather the promotion of specifically women's rights. I said from the beginning this was fine with me as I think it does need to be done. However, that doesn't mean no other movements are needed. There are subsets of men, minorities and the mentally handicapped specifically, that need to be advocated for as well, and feminists aren't really doing that.

    [–] Feminists in Mexico protesting after 4 policemen raped a 17 y.o. girl brainiac2025 1 points ago in pics

    Who would you have me speak to exactly? The majority of people that identify as feminist are women, of that majority, the majority advocate for exclusively women's causes. You can argue against what I am saying, but most major feminist GROUPS behave that way, meaning the ones that don't are likely the minority. As I stated from the beginning I don't have a problem with feminism, but by and large it advocates solely for women, so it's not truly just about equality.