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Re: [humanism-174] Political philosophy question - Tim C. Aug 15, 2011 12:44 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Political philosophy question - Oops, that should have been "radical left-wing agenda" in the first paragraph! On Mon, 15 Aug[masked]:39:21 -0400 Greg Priddy wrote: > A question occured to me when reading material about >Michelle Bachmann's Dominioni Greg P. Aug 15, 2011 12:43 PM
Political philosophy question - A question occured to me when reading material about Michelle Bachmann's Dominionist/Reconstructionist views. Are we looking at her and Rick Perry, and seeing a looming threat in the same way the Tea Partiers look at Barack Obama and see creeping Greg P. Aug 15, 2011 12:39 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Re: Studying Secularists - School "mission", according to their website:  "Our purpose is to foster crit Ray V Aug 15, 2011 12:04 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Re: Studying Secularists - Though it's clearly named after the convenient holy 3-in-1, it looks like Trinity College dropped its religious pretensions long ago.   "Trinity was founded Mark T. Aug 15, 2011 10:58 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Bachmann: Rushdoony to Judgment - Yes, very scary. This article made many good points (like how it's nonsense to strip away responsibility from the government just to put it in corporation's hands who don't give a damn about us). Laura Sent from my Verizon Wire Laura Aug 15, 2011 9:54 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Bachmann: Rushdoony to Judgment - Interesting article and underlines how dangerous someone like her is .....SCARY! ---- Tim Campbell wrote: > Highly recommend this article. > Tim Campbell > > > > ____________________________________ > From: gdfrost@ user 9. Aug 15, 2011 9:34 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Re: Studying Secularists - This is great, atheism sneaks in the back door at Trinity college.  Maybe some theists are finally ready to  grow up and take responsibility for their own lives. Ray  On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at Ray V Aug 15, 2011 9:27 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Re: Studying Secularists - Yes, bizzare comments. I should say the fact that they report this means that now media find secularism/atheism to be a hot topic that generates a lot of readers/viewers. Good for us. I say this because you can find an academic journal on just about any b Ginger Aug 15, 2011 9:06 AM
Fwd: Bachmann: Rushdoony to Judgment - Tim C. Aug 15, 2011 8:25 AM
Re: [humanism-174] I've decided NOT to have sex with the Japanese Sun Goddess - I think you have the makings of at least a short play. What happens next? They build a massive plywood crucifix with convenient hidden drawers and a matte white finish? Or maybe the badly built furniture falls on them and their gruesome injuries are heale Ants F. Aug 15, 2011 7:49 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - I am greatly dismayed that this group has 544 members. That's almost as many as the CFT. On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 12:11 PM, TheTrailerTrashKing < thetrai Randy Aug 15, 2011 2:21 AM
Re: Studying Secularists - Somehow I missed this one from 3 weeks ago- pretty cool!   Mark T. Aug 15, 2011 1:33 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - John:  I am, after all, nothing if not comme il faut.  Mark R. O. Aug 15, 2011 1:07 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - You would find the concept of two a$$holes - awesome? John On Aug 15, 2011, at 12:16 AM, "Mark R. Orel" < [address removed] > wrote: user 1. Aug 15, 2011 12:19 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - John:  Your reality is awesome, people with one or two... Mark R. O. Aug 15, 2011 12:16 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Dutch PlantLab Revolutionizes Farming: No Sunlight, No Windows, Less Water, Better Food | Singularity Hub - It remains to be seen whether or not their process will "revolutionize" anything, but it looks like PlantLabs is "on the level".   Mark T. Aug 15, 2011 12:12 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - You are alone. These folks are as deluded as you in some ways. You think that their perspective of reality is on equal footing as a scientific perspective of reality. They think that their thoughts control their future. user 1. Aug 15, 2011 12:02 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Dutch PlantLab Revolutionizes Farming: No Sunlight, No Windows, Less Water, Better Food | Singularity Hub - I found this info on Kurzweil on the JREF forum http://forums.randi.org/showth­read.php?t=35305 and there was a fight between him and PZ described here- Ginger Aug 14, 2011 11:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Dutch PlantLab Revolutionizes Farming: No Sunlight, No Windows, Less Water, Better Food | Singularity Hub - Miguel- Perhaps you should send this to the skeptics as well because color me skeptical. This story, and many of the others on this site read like press releases from companies looking for investors (e.g. they link to the company, unusual for a regula Ginger Aug 14, 2011 11:01 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - John:  I am proud of you.  Going outside of your comfort zone to speak to Mark R. O. Aug 14, 2011 10:56 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Randy: I don't disagree or agree with your second paragraph. My poin Mark R. O. Aug 14, 2011 10:52 PM
Re: [humanism-174] CultureLab: The Selfish Gene, a musical - Tim C. Aug 14, 2011 10:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] CultureLab: The Selfish Gene, a musical - For sure! ---- Willard Brickey wrote: > If, by some bizarre set of circumstances, it ever plays in Cleveland, I > think we need to have a meetup. > On Aug 14,[masked]:07 PM, "Laura" wrote: > > How Laura Aug 14, 2011 10:12 PM
Re: [humanism-174] CultureLab: The Selfish Gene, a musical - If, by some bizarre set of circumstances, it ever plays in Cleveland, I think we need to have a meetup. On Aug 14,[masked]:07 PM, "Laura" < [address removed] Willard B. Aug 14, 2011 10:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Dutch PlantLab Revolutionizes Farming: No Sunlight, No Windows, Less Water, Better Food | Singularity Hub - Wow! That could solve some problems! ---- Miguelito wrote: > This is amazing, exciting and gives me hope for the future. > > http://singularityhub.com/2011­/08/14/dutch-plantlab-revoluti­onizes-farming-no-sunlight-no-­windows-le Laura Aug 14, 2011 10:10 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Isaac Asimov and censorship - Tim C. Aug 14, 2011 10:07 PM
Re: [humanism-174] CultureLab: The Selfish Gene, a musical - How funny! I would have never guessed that book could have been made into a musical.I want to see this! Laura ---- Miguelito wrote: > http://www.newscientist.com/bl­ogs/culturelab/2011/08/the-sel­fish-gene-a-musical.html?DCMP=­OTC Laura Aug 14, 2011 10:07 PM
Isaac Asimov and censorship - I'm wondering if anybody knows if Isaac Asimov was ever censored or banned in a library or school. I've never heard of it happening, either during his lifetime or after it, but I was thinking about him today and it occured to me that: 1. Willard B. Aug 14, 2011 10:02 PM
CultureLab: The Selfish Gene, a musical - http://www.newscientist.com/bl­ogs/culturelab/2011/08/the-sel­fish-gene-a-musical.html?DCMP=­OTC-rss&nsref=online-news Miguel Aug 14, 2011 9:17 PM
Dutch PlantLab Revolutionizes Farming: No Sunlight, No Windows, Less Water, Better Food | Singularity Hub - This is amazing, exciting and gives me hope for the future. http://singularityhub.com/2011­/08/14/dutch-plantlab-revo Miguel Aug 14, 2011 9:14 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Darkest Known Exoplanet: Alien World Is Blacker Than Coal - Tim C. Aug 14, 2011 3:25 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Darkest Known Exoplanet: Alien World Is Blacker Than Coal - Tim C. Aug 14, 2011 3:24 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - Probably a loser, eh? < [address removed] > wrote: Chris K Aug 14, 2011 3:12 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - Eric M Aug 14, 2011 2:04 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Darkest Known Exoplanet: Alien World Is Blacker Than Coal - I was confused about what exactly an exoplanet was, so I wikipedia'ed it. Basically any planet not in our solar system (not orbiting our Sun?) Is that correct? On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 12:06 PM, Tim Campbell Ginger Aug 14, 2011 1:09 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - The Cleveland Skeptics did bowling with the Quantum Consciousness group once. We never got around to talking much about our different philosophies, just had fun and then went out to a bar. Some guy danced with me. On Sun, Ginger Aug 14, 2011 1:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Tim C. Aug 14, 2011 12:15 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - user 1. Aug 14, 2011 12:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Darkest Known Exoplanet: Alien World Is Blacker Than Coal - Tim C. Aug 14, 2011 12:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Studying Secularists - Tim C. Aug 14, 2011 12:04 PM
RE: [humanism-174] I've decided NOT to have sex with the Japanese Sun Goddess - Eric M Aug 14, 2011 10:46 AM
Time and Location Change! Drinking Skeptically - Please take note that the time and location have changed for Drinking Skeptically at the Winking Lizard. The new time is now 6PM and the location is still The Winking Lizard, but at a different address. For more details, see the full list Josh Aug 14, 2011 10:12 AM
Re: [humanism-174] I've decided NOT to have sex with the Japanese Sun Goddess - Consult the manual (or as computer people say, rtfm). Bible meets Ikea instructions! On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 6:53 PM, Randall Tiedman < [address removed] Ants F. Aug 14, 2011 3:40 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Postmodernism - Randy: I am not trying to skirt your question, it's just difficult t Mark R. O. Aug 14, 2011 2:47 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - It is a damnable foolishness to give credence to a belief that is patently and demonstrably false. It matters not tha user 9. Aug 14, 2011 2:28 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - If objective truth exists, it is not known. This objective truth is hidden in "absolute reality". Absolute reality is a thing we are not capable of comprehending. Like the elephant poem, six men equal six truths. As for the Max Planck quote, "We Mark R. O. Aug 14, 2011 2:05 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Thanks for answering my question about what Mark T. did that clued you into your identity. But I await your response to the user 9. Aug 14, 2011 1:57 AM
RE: [humanism-174] Studying Secularists - Eric M Aug 14, 2011 1:39 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Ginger: I have e-mailed the definitions I spoke of. Regarding Mark R. O. Aug 14, 2011 1:30 AM
RE: [humanism-174] Studying Secularists - Eric M Aug 14, 2011 1:26 AM
Darkest Known Exoplanet: Alien World Is Blacker Than Coal - http://www.sciencedaily.com/re­leases/2011/08/110811105115.ht­m I think we've found Satan's vaca user 9. Aug 14, 2011 1:21 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Randy: I wrote Mark T. an e-mail titled "You liberal hippie, you."&n Mark R. O. Aug 14, 2011 1:10 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Studying Secularists - In reading the Wikipedia entry I noticed that there is an estimated 38,000 different christian demoninations. I had n user 9. Aug 14, 2011 12:41 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Studying Secularists - Ehrman gives some insight into the many different sects of early Christianity in his book Forged . This book is about user 9. Aug 14, 2011 12:34 AM
Re: [humanism-174] "Nessie" foetus found :) - I read many of the replies, including those by the author of the article. Those defending the original piece are just user 9. Aug 14, 2011 12:24 AM
RE: [humanism-174] Anti-Gay Rep. Busted At Hotel ? VideoSift: Online Video *Q... - Eric M Aug 13, 2011 10:20 PM
RE: [humanism-174] Check out Iowa GOP Presidential Debate: Michele Bachmann A... - Eric M Aug 13, 2011 10:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] I've decided NOT to have sex with the Japanese Sun Goddess - Damn! I have been doing the goats....I had a feeling I was doing it in the wrong order...... ---- Tim Campbell wrote: > Hmm, I live in Lakewood, have been sacrificing goats and having sex with > sun goddesses for years (or is i user 9. Aug 13, 2011 9:53 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - There is objective truth and subjective truth. Science deals with strictly measurable objective truth of which you refer. The arts and philosophy deal with subjective truth. We all know what objective science truth is and how it defines reality. We al user 9. Aug 13, 2011 9:51 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Anti-Gay Rep. Busted At Hotel ? VideoSift: Online Video *Q... - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 5:21 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - All beliefs are equal. They are not worth a plug nickel. At least not until some confirming data is measured in an attempt to validate them. The belief that there is a speed limit to light and the belief that light emana user 1. Aug 13, 2011 5:17 PM
Anti-Gay Rep. Busted At Hotel ? VideoSift: Online Video *Quality Control - http://videosift.com/video/Ant­i-Gay-Rep-Busted-At-Hotel Ah, my day is complete Miguel Aug 13, 2011 5:15 PM
Re: [humanism-174] I've decided NOT to have sex with the Japanese Sun Goddess - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 5:04 PM
Re: [humanism-174] I've decided NOT to have sex with the Japanese Sun Goddess - Oh shit! Does this mean I've given up a great opportunity for sex with a terrific looking Japanese Goddess whil Jay D. G. Aug 13, 2011 5:03 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 4:55 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - Actually, there was an extremely attractive young woman (not reading anything) in the middle seat. Greg Priddy On Aug 13, 2011, at 16:41, Randy < Greg P. Aug 13, 2011 4:50 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - There was a buffer(known as the arm rest) preventing the collision. On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Randy Pelton < [address removed] > wrote: Randy Aug 13, 2011 4:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] I've decided NOT to have sex with the Japanese Sun Goddess - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 4:41 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - How did you and womam survive. Isn't this something like the collision between matter and anti-matter? lol user 9. Aug 13, 2011 4:16 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - So if you say that the Moon is made of cheese and I reply that it is made of rocks and we both disagree with each oth user 9. Aug 13, 2011 4:07 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - Lol! Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "Willard Brickey" <[address removed]> To: <[address removed]> Subject: [humanism-174] Laura Aug 13, 2011 3:50 PM
Re: [humanism-174] I've decided NOT to have sex with the Japanese Sun Goddess - user 1. Aug 13, 2011 3:45 PM
I've decided NOT to have sex with the Japanese Sun Goddess - Everyone, Rick Perry supporter and founder of the New Apostolic Reformation movement Rev C. Pete Jay D. G. Aug 13, 2011 3:28 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - Randall, you're overthinking it. You don't need to start a new religion. You can just use one of the ones already lying around. It saves time and energy. On Aug 13,[masked]:08 PM, "Willard Brickey" < Willard B. Aug 13, 2011 3:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - A lot of books with "God" in the title have put me to sleep, too. On Aug 13,[masked]:06 PM, "Greg Priddy" < [address removed] > wrote: Willard B. Aug 13, 2011 3:08 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - Now that you mention it, she slept through most of the flight, so I'm not sure how rich she will become. ;-) Greg Priddy [masked] On Aug 13, 2011, at 14:28, Willard Br Greg P. Aug 13, 2011 3:06 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - I have often thought of starting a religion and getting obscenely rich. It worked for Ron L Hubbard! Look even the intellectually diminished like angley have their own plane. We should quit bitching and get Jeezus working......... ---- Tim Campbell user 9. Aug 13, 2011 3:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 2:55 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - If only I could become rich by being smart! Damn. Greg Priddy [masked] On Aug 13, 2011, at 14:28, Willard Brickey < wbrickey54@g Greg P. Aug 13, 2011 2:49 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 2:38 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - You won't think it's so funny when she's rich and you're just smart. On Aug 13,[masked]:06 PM, "Randy" < [address removed] > wrote: Willard B. Aug 13, 2011 2:27 PM
Fwd: Rick Perry Running For President - Snort! What kind of jobs might those be that Pastor in Chief Perry would be creating? Womb-inspectors? Theologian Laureate? Greg Priddy [masked] Begin forwarded messag Greg P. Aug 13, 2011 2:11 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Reading material - When worlds collide!   On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Greg Priddy < [address removed] > wrote: Randy Aug 13, 2011 1:58 PM
Reading material - Just got off airplane in Baltimore. Me: aisle seat reading Dawkins' Greatest Show on Earth. Young woman in window seat: reading Becoming a Millionaire God's Way. Greg Priddy Greg P. Aug 13, 2011 1:49 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Nessie" foetus found :) - Preview not available Ginger Aug 13, 2011 12:59 PM
Re: [humanism-174] "Nessie" foetus found :) - Preview not available Mark T. Aug 13, 2011 12:02 PM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Climate Change Programming at CMNH - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 11:46 AM
Fwd: Climate Change Programming at CMNH - Preview not available James P. Aug 13, 2011 11:32 AM
RE: [humanism-174] Studying Secularists - Eric M Aug 13, 2011 11:09 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Studying Secularists - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 10:47 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Studying Secularists - "One problem of atheism research is that we simply can't agree on a unified terminology," notes Kosmin. "Every researcher thinks he is Linnaeus and invents his own labels." Ginger Aug 13, 2011 10:38 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Getting Your Science From a Chain Email - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 10:33 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 10:32 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - :) Great music, too. On Aug 13,[masked]:28 AM, "G" < [address removed] > wrote: > * > So, we labor on under the presumption that Willard B. Aug 13, 2011 10:32 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Fwd: Getting Your Science From a Chain Email - I think we should just fight fire with fire. Let's make up the most ridiculous chain mail we can and see how far it gets. (Of course my hatred of misinformation ties my hands and prevents me from actually doing it. But wouldn't a nice "Th Ginger Aug 13, 2011 10:32 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - So, we labor on under the presumption that we CAN plan for a Sunday picnic without having to worry about our picnic baskets suddenly floating up into the sky.  Ginger Aug 13, 2011 10:28 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Randy- Maybe there is confusion about the word, "valid". Add that to the list of words I want to know how Mark is using. Like valid in that you are not a bad person for thinking something, or valid as in, if Ginger Aug 13, 2011 10:24 AM
Re: [humanism-174] Rabbi kisses Christianity's butt - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 10:21 AM
Fwd: Getting Your Science From a Chain Email - Tim C. Aug 13, 2011 10:13 AM

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