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16-10-2014, 02:53 PM
RE: Words I want to remember
Fuck, yes!

(16-10-2014 02:43 PM)Brian37 Wrote:  ...
The truth is science does not back up any god or any holy book. There is no Allah theory of gravity. No Vishnu theory of evolution. No Thor Theory of lightening. No Yahweh theory of entropy. There is only science.
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and, from the same post:

(16-10-2014 02:43 PM)Brian37 Wrote:  ...
Religion explains science like Harry Potter explains aerodynamics.
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20-10-2014, 06:19 AM
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(17-10-2014 06:10 PM)GirlyMan Wrote:  Plausible is generally accepted to mean a coherent explanation, as judged by a reasonable individual, of how the mind could possibly exist without the body and how they could possibly interact. Arguments for dualism are not only untenable, they are generally incoherent.

Girly on "religions which promise a postmortem preservation of identity".

Dude, I love it when you wax poetic!

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20-10-2014, 05:35 PM
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(20-10-2014 05:34 PM)Heywood Jahblome Wrote:  The details of my life are inconsequential.

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Science is not a subject, but a method.
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21-10-2014, 04:29 PM
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(20-10-2014 02:53 PM)Mathilda Wrote:  Here are some examples extracted from the word salad like Haikus extracted from alphabet soup ...
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22-10-2014, 02:59 PM
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(18-10-2014 11:47 PM)evenheathen Wrote:  That's the standard method, at least with Christianity: instill fear, promise redemption with conditions, threaten ultimate suffering if you don't meet them. Everything else is just story telling for flavor. It's the fear of the unknown and the threat of eternal damnation that keeps people from questioning whether or not the stories are real.

That and church potlucks are always a good time, why trivialize it with logic and reality?

That's a fucking great synopsis even!

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24-10-2014, 06:50 AM
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I'm just gonna put this here for future use.

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26-10-2014, 12:49 AM
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My favorite words (word pairs): paradoxical intention, cognitive dissonance.
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30-10-2014, 02:07 PM
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(30-10-2014 11:33 AM)Drunkin Druid Wrote:  A rational mind does not decide what to believe. It is forced to accept that which is supported by evidence.

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30-10-2014, 02:19 PM
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There' a new feature on a morning talk radio program out here.
I thought Our Prophet might like them : "And now, more pretentious quotes Of Gwyneth Paltrow". http://stylecaster.com/gwyneth-paltrow-m...us-quotes/

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30-10-2014, 02:59 PM
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Beccs Wrote:God works in delirious minds.

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