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Otter Browser Forum / Confused about HTML5
Last post by Otto Lutrinae -
OK so I don't know the story with HTML5 video.

I can't see youtube videos. I just get a spinning circle.

I can't figure out if otter handles HTML5 or not. Or if there is something else I need to install.

Let's say there is someone new to otter. They don't have otter, they don't have qt webkit. What do they need to download and install in order to see HTML5 video?

Thank you.
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That it is. But really I think it all comes down to what being prepared means. To me it means thinking through scenarios in advance to hopefully prevent yourself from making a disastrous spur of the moment decision if anything ever were to happen. That means critically reading a book like this (although I haven't) that speaks from experience as well as statistics and research. You shouldn't make illogical leaps to conclusions in one direction or the other because of some irrational moral panic. If American media haven't deceived me, China's had some mass stabbings that aren't dissimilar to American gun killings.

From the studies I've read guns don't decrease your chances as long as you don't think you're a SWAT team sent in to clear your house from armed invaders. Guns just don't seem to increase your chances either compared to pretty much any form of resistance.[1] They are in effect largely a non-issue except for (mostly American?) political purposes. I'm not saying there aren't real issues, but whether you allow guns/drugs/abortion or not likely doesn't actually address them.
Where I should point out that resistance means pretty much any act other than submission. Which includes running away. In fact my current understanding is that running away can often be your best shot (pun intended), at least in scenarios where someone wants to force you into submission under threat of violence, and that for your own sake any violent resistance should be limited to that which is necessary to ensure your safe getaway. Of course you should go all out should such an occasion arise, but it basically means you shouldn't linger. An aggressor might have lowlife friends.
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Yes, let's analyse Oakdale completely away.

1, 2, 3 ⇒ "Europeans" aren't prepared,[1] ergo they would rather die.[2]
I guess this one is what you'd call a non sequitur.
It follows from premise #2.
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False dichotomy. Defending yourself does not mean that you will live.
It's that too, but I think it's a set of false premises more than anything.

1. You need to be prepared for violence if you want to live.[1]
2. Being prepared means owning a gun.[2]
3. "Europeans" don't own guns.

1, 2, 3 ⇒ "Europeans" aren't prepared,[3] ergo they would rather die.[4]
This one makes sense.
Even this one might make a partial, very incomplete kind of sense.
It follows from premise #2.
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The Lounge / Re: Random Chat
Last post by Luxor -
Maybe there's no connection.  :P
Fair enough.  :)
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The Lounge / Re: For keeps or drop.
Last post by Luxor -
Train spotting.
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The Lounge / Re: What have you just eaten or drunk?
Last post by Luxor -
 :coffee:
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The Lounge / Re: What Time Is It?
Last post by Luxor -
13:14
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The Lounge / Re: Random Chat
Last post by Frenzie -
In Blade Runner LA is all Japan-ified. Maybe there's no connection. :P