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11-04-2013, 07:35 PM (This post was last modified: 11-04-2013 07:53 PM by GirlyMan.)
RE: Words I want to remember
(11-04-2013 08:33 AM)Full Circle Wrote:  
(10-04-2013 05:22 PM)Rahn127 Wrote:  Complexity is what we see when we don't understand how it all works.
Simplicity is what we see when we do

Simple and elegant

Occam's motherfucking razor for the goddam motherfucking win. Thumbsup

Makes me want to remember this.

"Whenever possible, substitute constructions out of known entities for inferences to unknown entities." - Bertrand the BigAss Bitch Russell, Logical Atomism

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12-04-2013, 01:36 PM
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In a discussion regarding abortion...

(12-04-2013 01:16 PM)DLJ Wrote:  Had you used the term that others have used... pro-baby-killing...

Of course the answer is 'yes'.

We are not all vegetarians.

Drinking Beverage

That is wrong on so many levels Bowing

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13-04-2013, 02:19 AM
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"There is a science that has for its object only things incomprehensible. Contrary to all other sciences, it treats only of what cannot fall under our senses. Hobbes calls it "the kingdom of darkness". It is a country, where every thing is governed by laws, contrary to those which mankind are permitted to know in the world they inhabit. In this marvellous region, light is only darkness; evidence is doubtful or false; impossibilities are credible: reason is a deceitful guide; and good sense becomes madness. This science is called theology, and this theology is a continual insult to the reason of man."
-Baron D'Holbach, "Good Sense"

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13-04-2013, 05:57 AM
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(12-04-2013 08:22 PM)Egor Wrote:  What difference does it make if I beat someone over the head with an argument for the existence of God if I'm, at the same time, making them feel like you feel toward me? Why would any rational person want to be like me or have anything to do with the God I know or the Christ I say I have become?

Well said, Ed, well said. Yes

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13-04-2013, 08:19 AM
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(13-04-2013 07:52 AM)HU.Junyuan Wrote:  Science is the result of logic, funding and mind unbound.

The whole post was excellent but this was the stand-out sound bite.

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13-04-2013, 08:21 AM
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(13-04-2013 08:19 AM)DLJ Wrote:  
(13-04-2013 07:52 AM)HU.Junyuan Wrote:  Science is the result of logic, funding and mind unbound.

The whole post was excellent but this was the stand-out sound bite.

I'm listening but I don't hear a sound. Consider

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13-04-2013, 08:26 AM
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(13-04-2013 08:08 AM)thewellkeptwoman Wrote:  Makes me wanna cave his nads in.Angry

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13-04-2013, 08:27 AM
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(13-04-2013 08:21 AM)Erxomai Wrote:  
(13-04-2013 08:19 AM)DLJ Wrote:  The whole post was excellent but this was the stand-out sound bite.

I'm listening but I don't hear a sound. Consider

Turn up your hearing-aid, old man.

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16-04-2013, 08:02 PM
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(16-04-2013 12:41 PM)Chas Wrote:  The largest three religions are misogynistic, xenophobic, and violent. Their moralities are anti-human, shame-based, and disgusting.

Fuck religious morality.

Bravo!

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16-04-2013, 08:15 PM
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(16-04-2013 05:15 PM)Momsurroundedbyboys Wrote:  I have little interest in your definition of god, or why you believe people possess empathy. I hold little interest in your monotheistic dog who believes in empathy...Or any of your vacillating, oft intelligible, vapid aphasia regurgitation of token phrases likely lifted from some self-proclaimed biblical scholar or cult leader.

Poetry to my ears, excellent mastery of the English language! Thumbsup

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