History Headscratchers / Freefall

12th Apr '17 8:08:36 PM allwarden47
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*** They also weren't properly socialized. Chimps are primates, and [[TearJerker we've seen what happens]] when [[ChildSodiers human children are trained for nothing but warfare without proper socialization.]]

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*** They also weren't properly socialized. Chimps are primates, and [[TearJerker we've seen what happens]] when [[ChildSodiers [[ChildSoldiers human children are trained for nothing but warfare without proper socialization.]]
12th Apr '17 8:08:06 PM allwarden47
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*** They also weren't properly socialized. Chimps are primates, and [[TearJerker we've seen what happens]] when [[ChildSodiers human children are trained for nothing but warfare without proper socialization.]]
14th Dec '16 1:01:43 PM FuzzyBoots
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** According to [[http://home.comcast.net/~ccdesan/Freefall/Freefall_Backstory.html This Page]] it's because the chimps, real or uplifted I have no idea, have so small frontal lobes, which deal with turning thought into action. When the uplifted chimps thought about hurting an annoying person, they were already halfway to acting on the thought. Florence has bigger frontal lobe that keeps thought and action more distinctly separate.

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** According to [[http://home.comcast.net/~ccdesan/Freefall/Freefall_Backstory.[[http://theoldwolf.com/ccdesan/Freefall/Freefall_Backstory.html This Page]] it's because the chimps, real or uplifted I have no idea, have so small frontal lobes, which deal with turning thought into action. When the uplifted chimps thought about hurting an annoying person, they were already halfway to acting on the thought. Florence has bigger frontal lobe that keeps thought and action more distinctly separate.



** The big reveal of Feb. 28, 2014 gives credence to a few of the remarks above. So far the WordOfGod remarks about small frontal lobes from [[http://home.comcast.net/~ccdesan/Freefall/Freefall_Backstory.html the backstory page]] seem to be very relevant ([[http://freefall.purrsia.com/ff2500/fc02468.htm Mar. 3, 2014]]). The UnpredictableResults theory mentioned above for the first model uplifted species may be true as well, as the lab vs. family upbringing. One thing worth remarking, however, is that it's worth sking whether the word "sociopath," at least in its human sense, really fits the situation here.

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** The big reveal of Feb. 28, 2014 gives credence to a few of the remarks above. So far the WordOfGod remarks about small frontal lobes from [[http://home.comcast.net/~ccdesan/Freefall/Freefall_Backstory.[[http://theoldwolf.com/ccdesan/Freefall/Freefall_Backstory.html the backstory page]] seem to be very relevant ([[http://freefall.purrsia.com/ff2500/fc02468.htm Mar. 3, 2014]]). The UnpredictableResults theory mentioned above for the first model uplifted species may be true as well, as the lab vs. family upbringing. One thing worth remarking, however, is that it's worth sking whether the word "sociopath," at least in its human sense, really fits the situation here.
9th May '16 4:57:25 AM erforce
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** TheTerminator: A cautionary tale of the over-development of technology, or an example of the Three Laws GoneHorriblyRight?

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** TheTerminator: Film/TheTerminator: A cautionary tale of the over-development of technology, or an example of the Three Laws GoneHorriblyRight?
30th Apr '16 11:59:38 PM MoPete
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** More importantly, Pfouts is a left-handed amino acid planet, where nothing short of complete genetic overhaul would allow humans to adapt to it.
7th Apr '16 7:49:18 AM Nutster
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*** I know I would probably wake up if somebody tried to steal my skeleton. Mind you, most of Sam's skeleton is an artificial add-on, with the possible exception of his beak, like other (Terran) cephalopods, whereas mine is entirely internal, depending on how you define teeth.
4th Oct '15 10:30:49 AM Discar
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* there's also the fact they were engineered as living weapons/ "super soldiers" that were supposed to be cryogenically frozen whenever they weren't actively in combat. some bright spark probably thourght that reducing/minimising their empathic responses was a good idea for "efficiency" or somesuch.

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* there's ** There's also the fact they were engineered as living weapons/ "super soldiers" that were supposed to be cryogenically frozen whenever they weren't actively in combat. some bright spark probably thourght that reducing/minimising their empathic responses was a good idea for "efficiency" or somesuch.
4th Oct '15 2:20:05 AM Talyneral
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* there's also the fact they were engineered as living weapons/ "super soldiers" that were supposed to be cryogenically frozen whenever they were actively in combat. some bright spark probably thourght that reducing/minimising their empathic responses was a good idea for "efficiency" or somesuch.

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* there's also the fact they were engineered as living weapons/ "super soldiers" that were supposed to be cryogenically frozen whenever they were weren't actively in combat. some bright spark probably thourght that reducing/minimising their empathic responses was a good idea for "efficiency" or somesuch.
4th Oct '15 2:19:15 AM Talyneral
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* there's also the fact they were engineered as living weapons/ "super soldiers" that were supposed to be cryogenically frozen whenever they were actively in combat. some bright spark probably thourght that reducing/minimising their empathic responses was a good idea for "efficiency" or somesuch.
29th Jun '15 10:06:03 AM crwydryny1
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** First of mining operations, it will take hundreds if not thousands of years to mine all the resources from the planet so it's not really a short term thing. second shipping in food for a colony would cost a lot more than creating a work force that can survive on the planet, just ask NASA how much it costs to ship a gram of something into orbit, then work out how much it would cost to ship enough food, and materials for a mining operation and support personel across several star systems, using robots would seam like a cheeper alternitive until you realise that most (read non bowman designed) robots don't have the ability to adapt and learn meaning they can not deal with unusual situations that are likely to arrise not to mention the vast infrastructure needed to maintain the robots. by creating a native workforce that can eat the available food on the planet, build and adapt to their situation and do not require maintenance you'll end up with a self sustaining workforce.
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