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Emperor of the East

Member Since 13 Oct 2008
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In Topic: Citadel Colours

27 September 2020 - 09:46 AM

I have a lot of familiarity with Citadel Colors! I wonder what the people of this forum think of the recent Citadel Color app that Games Workshop recently made for Android and other phones' operating systems? Also, has anyone tried mixing one color with another to get a custom color? Because I did that with a 3-to-1 ratio of Purple-to-Red to get the Wine-like color I wanted for the "silk" parts of my Easterling miniatures.


In Topic: Does anyone feel that 2020 is the end of the world as we know it?

20 September 2020 - 12:23 PM

Usually, I come here to talk LotR lore, Battle for Middle-earth, and/or Games Workshop's Middle-earth game.

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But occasionally, I will talk of something Non-LotR.

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No, 2020 is not the end of the world. It only feels that way because we have a press that's uniformly biased in favor of the aptly-named Scarcity Mindset. As for a person like me that abides by the Abundance Mindset, I believe that the world is doing better than it ever did anywhere in the past. Get ready for pleasant realities that nobody in the press reports on.

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Take past pandemics, for example. Historically, it took us many years to find a cure for each one, from Bubonic Plague to Polio. Now, HIV and AIDS have been cured in much less time than it took to cure Pre-2000 pandemics. Therefore, I am convinced we will cure COVID much faster than we cured either of HIV or AIDS. And that's to credit marked advances in scientific inquiry for.

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Next, I will go to relations between people of different demographics. In free societies like America, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, Sweden, and so forth; people are the most respectful they've ever been in World History of racial and religious minorities. I should know, I'm an Irish-American and an atheist who respects people whether they look and believe differently from me or not.

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Also, the study of sciences, be it hard sciences like paleontology or social sciences like economics, is the most popular it's ever been. Maybe those aren't the best examples of each scientific category, but in general, science as a topic to get to know is the most popular it's ever been globally.

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One more thing before I receive and address any replies: Social orders of Tyranny and Bigotry are losing ground routinely to Social orders that combine Liberty with Equality. If you think about how many nations could be fairly called "free societies" now versus 80 years ago (1940), you realize how much better the world is getting on a routine basis.

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And that's all I've got for this topic, unless people want to reply to this comment of mine.


In Topic: Awesome Music topic

20 September 2020 - 11:49 AM

Usually, I come here to talk LotR lore, Battle for Middle-earth, and/or Games Workshop's Middle-earth game.

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But occasionally, I will talk of something Non-LotR.

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In this thread, I will talk about my favorite music band: Disturbed, a groove metal band whose songs, for the most part, really connect with me.

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Here is their official website: https://www.disturbed1.com/

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And here are some examples.

  1. Save Our Last Goodbye came out in 2015, but connects with me in 2017 when the very dog I grew up with, King Duncan Perkins the Bi-black Shetland Sheepdog, passed away.
  2. Legion of Monsters and Open Your Eyes connect with me by lambasting the press for basically all of the same issues I have had with them for at least a decade.
  3. In Another Time connects with me because even though I normally am optimistic of the future, I sometimes miss the good ole days when people used to respect each other despite disagreeing with each other about lots of stuff, even whenever online.

And I will leave this thread with that.