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marc9000
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Message 436 of 473 (911657)
07-21-2023 8:46 PM
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07-20-2023 1:19 PM


Re: Run, Forest, Run
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Returning upon invitation only.

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Message 437 of 473 (911658)
07-21-2023 9:24 PM
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07-21-2023 8:46 PM


Re: Run, Forest, Run
Returning upon invitation only.

Stop Tzar Vladimir the Condemned!

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Message 438 of 473 (911660)
07-22-2023 1:29 AM
Reply to: Message 436 by marc9000
07-21-2023 8:46 PM


Re: Run, Forest, Run
Rot

What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence. -Christopher Hitchens

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.

If your viewpoint has merits and facts to back it up why would you have to lie?


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Percy
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Message 439 of 473 (911661)
07-22-2023 6:48 AM
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07-21-2023 8:46 PM


Re: Run, Forest, Run
marc9000 writes:
Returning upon invitation only.
You sound like Kleinman.
--Percy

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marc9000
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Message 440 of 473 (911670)
07-22-2023 9:45 PM
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07-22-2023 6:48 AM


Re: Run, Forest, Run
You sound like Kleinman.
(whatever that means) Looks like an invitation to me!! My definition of a warm, sincere invitation is very, very loose in this case. On to the presidential election thread!

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Message 441 of 473 (911673)
07-22-2023 10:00 PM
Reply to: Message 440 by marc9000
07-22-2023 9:45 PM


Re: Run, Forest, Run
Kleinman is a well-known idiot around here. you don't really want to be compared to him.

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."
Death to #TzarVladimirtheCondemned!
Enjoy every sandwich!

- xongsmith, 5.7dawkins scale


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Message 442 of 473 (912033)
08-10-2023 1:43 PM
Reply to: Message 368 by Phat
06-27-2023 7:09 PM


Re: Are Things The Same As They Have Always Been?
So many threads to try to tie off.
dwise1 writes:
And Phat should already be familiar with Mr. Deity's replies to videos from "Prager University" ("My old alma mater ... Go Devils!").
OK, fair enough. But do you think that Dennis Prager spreads false information? Or is it simply a counter-perspective to progressive thinking?
Actually, yes, since Prager Not-A-University (any more than Trump U was) has become a right-wing propaganda organ. Many of their videos propagate vicious outright lies about atheists, many of the same vicious lies featured in that God is Not Dead film that you found so inspiring and motivating (motivating you to do what? attack atheists and Muslims?). "Atheists have no morals", "Atheists are murderers", "Atheists think mass murder is OK", "Atheists should lie to their children and teach them about 'God'", etc. Complete and utter bullshit!
And for here, Prager-NotA-U pushes "Intelligent Design", a known fraud and intellectually bankrupt deception.
And Prager-NotA-U pushes that totally idiotic "anti-WOKE" agenda. Sheer MAGAtry.
And as part of DeSantis' anti-education campaign, Florida has approved PragerU for Kids to groom Florida schoolchildren. That includes whitewashing history to mis-teach that slavery was a good thing and beneficial for the slaves -- errr, what's his DoubleSpeak term for them dad-burned lucky d**kies that us Superior White Race helped out so much?
But the one that every woman will surely love is teaching that stereotypically offensive catcall that causes each of them to bristle immediately: "Why don't you smile and look pretty for us?" Look for that one in the following news report from MSNBC:
So, yeah, Prager most definitely and demonstrably spreads false information. Not only that, but Prager spreads misinformation and disinformation (MAGAt disinformation and possibly also dezinformatsia (given its widespread currency in the GOP) ).
So what's your point? Or do you need to watch God is Not Dead again to get all riled up against normals again?
And to me, Mr. Deity is humorous at best, and inexperienced at worst. After all, how could a Mormon even know Jesus to begin with??? I'm being serious!
Inexperienced? Oh, he's had a lot more experience than you have. Coming out of a religion like Mormonism (made all the worse due to far more social pressure than you would have ever experienced) does teach one a lot.
And Mormons do indeed know Jesus! Far better and more faithfully than you have ever demonstrated here -- at least they actually listen to Him, unlike you.
Seriously, do you think that Mormons are not Christians? Like Faith (and many Protestants) believed that Catholics are not Christians? Where do you get such flamingly ignorant arrogance from?
Of course Mormons know Jesus very well. Just not your Jesus.
Not to suggest that only Calvary Chapel cohorts have an inside track on God's one and only Son.
But that is absolutely true. And just as true of any other of the 45,000 forms of Christianity. Not to mention the billions of versions generated by individuals' personal beliefs (the only kind of belief that means anything).
But the actual truth of the matter is that religion defines all the terms it uses, such as "God", "Jesus", "Bible", "what the Bible says", et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. And every single religion has its own definitions.
Christianity consists of about 45,000 different religions, which means that every single one of those 45,000 forms of Christianity has its own definitions of "God", "Jesus", etc. That does not include the vastly greater number of different sets of definitions held by individuals and based on their own individual misunderstanding of their particular religions' own misunderstanding.
Remember that nobody acts in accordance with any particular religion's teachings, but rather in accordance with their own misunderstanding of those teachings.
And each one thinks that his own beliefs are absolutely true. Therefore that only they have an "inside track on God's one and only Son".
W.C. Fields:
There comes a time in the affairs of man when he must take the bull by the tail and face the situation.

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Theodoric
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Message 443 of 473 (912054)
08-11-2023 9:07 AM
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06-27-2023 7:09 PM


Dennis Prager unfiltered
Prager is a vile, disgusting person. He thinks slavery was ok and this.
quote:
In the video, Prager tells a host that he doesn't consider animated child pornography evil because "I would use "evil" only with behavior.” He added, "Forgetting the sex issue, you can’t be evil – you didn’t do evil if you thought evil.” Unless you think progressive or “woke” thoughts, I’m sure. But I digress.
“If I’m masturbating to animated pictures of pornography, I'm not doing something evil?” the host asked.
“That's correct,” Prager said. He didn’t even say he thought there was anything wrong with child pornography. When the host responded by saying the found Prager’s view “despicable,” Prager sounded shocked. “Really?” he said.
"Yes, of course," the host replied.
Apparently, a pedophiliac is A-OK at PragerU, so long as you’re a conservative. Good to know.
Dennis Prager: What's Wrong With Masturbating To Child Porn? | Crooks and Liars

What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence. -Christopher Hitchens

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.

If your viewpoint has merits and facts to back it up why would you have to lie?


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Percy
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Message 444 of 473 (912057)
08-11-2023 11:51 AM
Reply to: Message 443 by Theodoric
08-11-2023 9:07 AM


Re: Dennis Prager unfiltered
Theodoric writes:
Prager is a vile, disgusting person. He thinks slavery was ok and this.
And marc9000 was recently defending slavery over in the 2024 US Presidential Election thread.
Southerners defense of slavery often included how nourishing and wholesome were the conditions and treatment of slaves, but ads by owners of runaway slaves were not uncommonly accompanied by a list of identifying markings, such as brandings, the pattern of whip marks on their backs or the appearance of scars, mutilations, limps and missing limbs. They could not hide the reality of the conditions their slaves endured, just as people like marc9000 and Prager cannot hide the inhumanity of their beliefs.
And while slavery in the US is a thing of the past, it perpetuates in racism. But Republicans today seem to be saying, "Could we please just stop talking about racism so that we can go back to discriminating in peace?" Or their latest favorite, "I didn't say nothing 'bout racism when I told that boy he couldn't use the store's bathroom. Yes, I know you used it just before, but this is my store and it's my decision. I ain't no racist. It was you who brought up racism. You're the racist."
--Percy

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Phat
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Message 445 of 473 (912061)
08-11-2023 1:35 PM
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08-11-2023 9:07 AM


Re: Dennis Prager unfiltered
I agree that Prager is despicable, if in fact that interview was in context. You did it again, Theo. Its just like you exposed the reality of Ravi Zachariahs long before he confessed. You may not have a warped view of reality after all.

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Message 446 of 473 (912574)
09-12-2023 1:45 PM


GOP Supports Kamala Harris' Presidency
It's really gratifying to see Kevin McCarthy and the house Republicans unanimously support Kamala Harris becoming the first black, female U.S. President!

Stop Tzar Vladimir the Condemned!
What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python
One important characteristic of a theory is that it has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie
If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --Percy
The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq

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Message 447 of 473 (912576)
09-12-2023 5:03 PM
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09-12-2023 1:45 PM


Re: GOP Supports Kamala Harris' Presidency
Oh, is that a comment on the impeachment proposal?
That impeachment idea isn't going anywhere, and McCarthy knows it.

Fundamentalism - the anti-American, anti-Christian branch of American Christianity

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Tanypteryx
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Message 448 of 473 (912577)
09-12-2023 5:11 PM
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09-12-2023 5:03 PM


Re: GOP Supports Kamala Harris' Presidency
Yeah, just pointing out the irony of their position.

Stop Tzar Vladimir the Condemned!
What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python
One important characteristic of a theory is that it has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie
If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --Percy
The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq

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Percy
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Message 449 of 473 (912585)
09-13-2023 9:36 AM
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09-12-2023 5:11 PM


Re: GOP Supports Kamala Harris' Presidency
Is it just me not following the news closely enough, or is Kamala Harris one of the more invisible vice presidents we've had in recent memory?
--Percy

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Diomedes
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Message 450 of 473 (912588)
09-13-2023 11:04 AM
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09-13-2023 9:36 AM


Re: GOP Supports Kamala Harris' Presidency
Is it just me not following the news closely enough, or is Kamala Harris one of the more invisible vice presidents we've had in recent memory?
I definitely have the same impression. I am not sure if that is just a consequence of how the news media is putting out stories or if its just because she isn't really contributing much.
The news cycle is still heavily dominated by the shenanigans of the Orange Man. So maybe he is just drowning out other political news.

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