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    This reminds me or that question, "What is the ideal government?" Many people mention that a "benevolent dictator" or "good king" would be the best, but that is very subjective depending on what you mean by "best". Maybe fast acting but certainly hit or miss. Anarchies tend to slip into might-equals-right situations; where the rich, powerful or just the most ruthless end up running the show. An informed democracy would be just as utopian. The best kind of government should barely be felt in my opinion (so it feels like anarchy but it isn't): trash gets picked-up the trains run on time etc.
  2. I will bite on this. This is why evolution is such an amazing process. It is very simple...take random mutations over many generation, apply natural selection (an un-random act of letting those that are unfit die) and you can achieve extreme complexity in a relatively short amount of time. The brain is a perfect example of this. It looks exactly like you would expect if it had evolved in fits and starts not as if it was designed by an intelligent creator. There are many parts of the brain that are not very efficient but they work good enough. That is all that evolution cares about. There is
  3. No Yes! That is what I was looking for. That does it. Here are the final results: 1. plugsteam - 2. hoodnasty - 3. padsquip - 4. farmode - 5. visiblerage - 6. sagescool - 7. cheatsclan - 8. lilteddames - 9. thuscoopcap - 10. popsmockery - 11. bootstumble* - 12. presentlypresent - 13. banpunctual - 14. pineslug** - http://brainden.com/forum/index.php?/topic/11917-its-not-a-compound/page__view__findpost__p__231329 *Bonus points to http://brainden.com/forum/index.php?/topic/11917-its-not-a-compound/page__view__findpost__p__230786. **Bonus points to .
  4. 15. Yes 8. Yes 11. Yes 14. No, but you get bonus points for that. I was wondering when you would reply to this puzzle. As usual you have made significant progress. Just one left! 14. pineslug
  5. Yea! That's it Or even, going out on a limb: already guessed your first. It's sort of close but there is another answer. I like where you are going, but no to both.
  6. 1. plugsteam - 2. hoodnasty - 3. padsquip - 4. farmode - 5. visiblerage 6. sagescool - 7. cheatsclan - 8. lilteddames 9. thuscoopcap 10. popsmockery - 11. bootstumble* 12. presentlypresent - 13. banpunctual - 14. pineslug *Bonus points to Only five left! Has anyone found the Easter egg?
  7. Sorry, JTZero, those are not what i was looking for. 4. Yes! 8. Sorta fits, but not it. 9. On the right track, but not the answer.
  8. That does fit. Not what I was looking for but definitely worth bonus points. Exactly! Not quite. 5. Nope. 7. Yes. 13. Yes. 14. No. You're doing good!
  9. That's the one! Here are the standings so far: 1. plugsteam - 2. hoodnasty 3. padsquip - 4. farmode 5. visiblerage 6. sagescool - 7. cheatsclan 8. lilteddames 9. thuscoopcap 10. popsmockery - 11. bootstumble 12. presentlypresent - 13. banpunctual 14. pineslug
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