I just stumbled about this thread. It is going on for years already and very interesting!
I just cannot love Civilization IV. I tried it. I got two or three computers/notebooks in the time, and somehow the graphics feel wrong. The leaderheads, the animations, and the map scrolling do not look...
A german actress was run over by a car while carrying a hedgehog over a road at night. She stopped her car and carried the hedgehog over, then a car got her. The hedgehog was not harmed.
I found this so funny. She was so young, bright... said the media... and got killed while carrying a...
People simply do not want a educational game where they help a grandmother over the road. They want more excitement, and GTA is giving them what they want.
It is about fun, not about learning how to become a better person. :)
I would like to point out the GTA is basically allowing to do things you could not do in real life:
Drive like crazy, shoot people with guns, be a pimp and have a wealthy estate, fly helicopters and bash the police.
Evil things indeed, but I guess I enjoy them because I am not going to be...
The quality of an army is indirectly proportional to the quality of its food.
The romans only ate something similar to oatmeal gruel... they were a fearsome army indeed! :)
Also, the beasts in the arenas were also given little and bad food. Makes them sharper. ;)
First FALSE statement:
They hate freedom
I know, to an American freedom is everything. It contains so much that it has become a hollow, pathetic phrase to some point.
But why should muslims hate freedom?
Let us be more precise what they HATE:
They hate our lax treatment of...