Re: Happy July 4th Independence Day!

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 13:46:03 MDT

Independence days seem to be much more fun than national days - compare
Norwegians celebrating May 17 (when they got rid of us swedes) with
swedes celebrating the anemic June 6th.

As for myself, I celebreate July 4th as apehelion day.

At the computational neuroscience conference I attended we had a 4th of
July soccer match between the europeans and americans. If the europeans
won, the americans had to give back the continent, while if the
americans won they would get Europe too (although as a professor
remarked, they already had it). Unfortunately the teams got mixed up, so
in the end a joint european-american team beat a joint european-american

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
GCS/M/S/O d++ -p+ c++++ !l u+ e++ m++ s+/+ n--- h+/* f+ g+ w++ t+ r+ !y

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