Manifest Density [Was: Re: cygcheck -svc segfaults on Windows 8.1 with cygwin64]
Wed Nov 20 13:29:00 GMT 2013
On Nov 20 07:53, Charles Wilson wrote:
> On 11/20/2013 5:03 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Nov 19 16:08, Warren Young wrote:
> >>On 11/19/2013 10:13, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >>>How dense is that?
> >>Manifest Density.
> >>(American joke.)
> >...which I don't get. Care to explain on cygwin-talk?
> Manifest Destiny was a philosophy prevalent in the 1800's in
> America, that it was fore-ordained by God that the United States was
> destined to eventually settle and incorporate territory from the
> Atlantic to the Pacific. It was going to happen, it was right and
> just that it happen, and all it would take was time and a little
> American perseverance.
> Never mind those pesky Plains Indians^WNative Americans. How
> important, really, are the ancestral homelands and beliefs of a
> bunch of "savages" when compared to God's Plan for America?
> So it's a play on words: Manifest Density vs. Manifest Destiny.
Got it. Thanks!
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