Laxian Key (page 5)

Squaring the Circle...

The sampling process then re-engages and, assuming the violence continues unabated, a further parcel of land is thereby delineated and assigned to whoever. The area this covers would then be some 2 sq. km. Subsequent infractions might trigger another penalty; 4 sq. km. After that, it's 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 sq. km. . . . . . . . . A natural progression; it soon ramps up to some very serious real estate indeed.

talknic 04.06.2013 16:56

"very serious real estate "


Real estate is not 'territory'. Territory must be legally annexed to an already existing state.

JC 04.06.2013 17:33

I stand corrected, Talknic. But the term 'real estate' is only a literary device here; any interpretation as to its legal meaning is best left to a later date.

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24.10 | 00:42

They were also given a prison.

And, as in most prisons, it is generally accepted that many of the inmates seek to break out by whatever means are available.

23.10 | 02:22

Yes well they were given Gaza. They promised to make it into another Singapore. Instead another hell on earth.

03.04 | 08:27

Are you implying that mankind should stick with a formula that's 2000 years old? Human survival is linked to its evolution; new and not old methods are needed

03.04 | 00:17

UN has done that repeatedly. Israel will have to be driven out by force of violence as the Romans did. Their 2000 year solution beats your fantasy every time.