The title is a provocation of course but also the historical term, so it's legit. If you're going to comment, please make sure you've fully metabolized the provocation before posting. That way we can have curious reactions rather than reflexive ones, which make discussion tedious. HN can do better than those two earliest threads. 2012 was particularly a shitshow.
To be clear, I'm not saying the interview process is good or perfect or shouldn't be interrogated.
Another example, a licensed occupation, requirements made stricter, those already licensed don't need to meet the new requirements.
The sinister origins of the phrase are now almost completely forgotten.
A member of the Communist International trying to infiltrate a foreign nation under false pretenses to further their geopolitical agenda is hardly related to religion or race or cultural makeup of the agent.
I’m not sure how to feel. Reactions range from “So what?” to “I have a culture?”
I’ve been at least trying to study some history.
It’s still kind of amazing it never came up once. It was almost accidental that I found out at all. (Random census question my wife didn’t know the answer to, which led to my father’s brother mentioning it.)
My situation was similar, matrilineal but my mum is baptized. I wasn’t required to, but I am glad to understand now what rabbinical judaism actually is.
Given five numbers, prove that there are always two, x and y, such that |(x-y)/(1+xy)| < 1.
Hint: rot13(sbhaq va n gevt obbx)
(We can observe that 125 = 1000/8, so 100log10(125) = 300 - 300log10(2) = 300 - 30log(1024). From here we merely need the bound 90 = 30log(1000) < 30log(1024) < 91, or equivalently 1 < 1.024^30 < 10. There are probably better approaches but I'm partial to 1.024^30 = (1.024^15)^2 < (1.024^16)^2 < 3^2 < 10, since 1.024^16 is easy to upper bound by repeated squaring and rounding up: 1.024^16 < 1.03^16 < 1.1^8 < 1.3^4 < 1.7^2 < 2.9.)
log10(100) = 2
log10(1.25) = log(1 + 0.25) / log(10) ~ 0.25 / log(10) < 0.25 / 2 = 0.125
Thus log10(125) ~ 2.12 but probably a little less.
One of the people excluded due to that system was Richard Feynman.