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what the future will be like

Posted 10-10-2008 at 03:10 PM by sweetiepie
Updated 10-10-2008 at 03:34 PM by sweetiepie

My sister wrote a novel. No surprise. Everyone is a ****ing writer these days. We, the educated middle class, don't have anything better to care about. Children are boring. White collar jobs really only eat up 3 hours a day. Youtube and webcomics only go so far. Love is commercialized. Jesus is a joke. Politics are self-contradictory. Science has become a tower of babel. When it comes to essential meaning, all we have left is money, games, and art.

This is what postmodernism...
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the real menace here is time

Posted 10-09-2008 at 04:26 PM by sweetiepie
Updated 10-10-2008 at 11:40 AM by sweetiepie

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15. The RIP Life Insurance Company specializes in selling a fully discrete whole life
insurance of 10,000 to 65 year olds by telephone. For each policy:
(i) The annual contract premium is 500.
(ii) Mortality follows the Illustrative Life Table.
(iii) i = 0.06
The number of telephone inquiries RIP receives follows a Poisson process with mean 50
per day. 20% of the inquiries result in the sale of a policy.
The number of inquiries and the future lifetimes
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socialized education

Posted 10-06-2008 at 09:10 PM by sweetiepie

anyone who is honestly concerned with the economic benefits of competition (I'm not) should believe in federally funded private education. ideally, no parent should pay for their own child, be it grade school or college.

if it were the case, we (of a given nation) would all have to compete, from birth, for the best positions in life. and only the smart and diligent would make the curve.

As it stands, the professional world is dominated by those whose parents sent...
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between studying and videogames

Posted 10-05-2008 at 12:27 PM by sweetiepie
Updated 10-06-2008 at 11:49 AM by sweetiepie

I repeat, there's not enough depth to my life.

I want to get out of this morbid blue whale thing. I want to enjoy Fall because, like sex, if you don't force yourself to enjoy Fall, it can simply happen, without anyone noticing.

Whatever, here are the week's associated memories:
1 Elizabeth Bishop
2a Blue and Green vaginas
b National geographic--Article on robot heart
3a Rachel's robot heart
b Paula's plan to become a robot heart engineer--the...
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Can someone tell me how the American Academy of Actuaries passed this thang?

Posted 10-03-2008 at 11:39 PM by Something Rotting Demark

IF YOU TAKE THIS ACTUARIAL POLL YOU'RE SEE WHAT THEY MEANT
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