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I'm currently at war with leprechauns. 1,209 Views / 59 Replies  
I'm currently at war with leprechauns.
Posted by Graviton, on Jan 3, 2008 at 05:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, it is indeed torture. 1,507 Views / 102 Replies  
Yes, it is indeed torture.
Posted by Graviton, on Jan 3, 2008 at 05:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think you misunderstand me. I wasn't doing what... 2,050 Views / 188 Replies  
I think you misunderstand me. I wasn't doing what you thought I was doing, so I'll explain:

I find myself in a world I need to navigate, so I accept what my senses tell me, but with the...
Posted by Graviton, on Dec 24, 2007 at 01:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think that anybody who bothers to get out of... 2,050 Views / 188 Replies  
I think that anybody who bothers to get out of bed in the morning exhibits at least some faith in something. I tend to start with faith in the floor, then my dressing gown, then my slippers, then a...
Posted by Graviton, on Dec 23, 2007 at 03:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster -... 1,571 Views / 114 Replies  
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster - Religion
Pastafarians - People
Sarcasm - Language
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 29, 2007 at 04:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
"May Nations learn that “existing circumstances”... 1,571 Views / 114 Replies  
"May Nations learn that “existing circumstances” have been the Watchword of Despotism in all Ages and in all Countries;" - The London Corresponding Society (1798)
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 22, 2007 at 10:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I really need to pee now. 535 Views / 23 Replies  
I really need to pee now.
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 22, 2007 at 05:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
"The Terrorists" The generic bad... 1,571 Views / 114 Replies  
"The Terrorists"

The generic bad guys.
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 22, 2007 at 05:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
One of my neighbours is a JW. She's a pretty cool... 1,365 Views / 85 Replies  
One of my neighbours is a JW. She's a pretty cool person and we talk quite often.

On a couple of occasions she's got all "witnessy" on me and I've told her that although she may believe her...
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 22, 2007 at 05:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You can learn all that you need to know about the... 1,201 Views / 53 Replies  
You can learn all that you need to know about the world from a few DVD boxed sets.

Science: Back To The Future Trilogy
Nature: The Alien Quadrilogy
History: The Indiana Jones Trilogy
Sport: The...
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 15, 2007 at 01:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Yes. Absolutely. 1,052 Views / 46 Replies  
Yes. Absolutely.
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 9, 2007 at 07:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No matter how you ponce it up, all food is just a... 931 Views / 48 Replies  
No matter how you ponce it up, all food is just a turd waiting to happen.
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 9, 2007 at 05:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Everybody knows gravity is controlled by... 3,426 Views / 347 Replies  
Everybody knows gravity is controlled by invisible purple pixies, all called Bernard (Bernard 1, Bernard 2, Bernard3, aaaand so on)..
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 9, 2007 at 05:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A robot dog on the back of an elephant with... 4,802 Views / 60 Replies  
A robot dog on the back of an elephant with cannons strapped to its sides.
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 9, 2007 at 04:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Behaving morally because a celestial creator says... 3,426 Views / 347 Replies  
Behaving morally because a celestial creator says so, or you fear karmic reprisals, or you have a social contract, or you read a book on secular ethics, are all crappy reasons for being moral. None...
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 9, 2007 at 04:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm more or less the same, although I don't like... 3,426 Views / 347 Replies  
I'm more or less the same, although I don't like using any of the theistic labels at all if I can help it (I'll say agnostic, at a push). It just seems normal and reasonable to think that something...
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 7, 2007 at 03:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So now it only takes a very minute amount of... 3,426 Views / 347 Replies  
So now it only takes a very minute amount of faith. Riiiiiggght.



I disagree. Most are both. They don't make any epistemological claims of absolute knowledge, yet they consider certain things...
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 04:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So, for example, it takes faith to not believe in... 3,426 Views / 347 Replies  
So, for example, it takes faith to not believe in Thor? Or Zeus? Or Allah? Or Athena?



But that's not faith in the sense of religious faith, because although the belief in god is on religious...
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 03:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Which is why most atheists think that the idea of... 3,426 Views / 347 Replies  
Which is why most atheists think that the idea of god is very unlikely and why they feel confident enough to dismiss it.

I don't see how that would require faith though.



But what if they do...
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Spag bol. Can't beat it. 931 Views / 48 Replies  
Spag bol.

Can't beat it.
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 01:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
But most atheists (including Richard Dawkins)... 3,426 Views / 347 Replies  
But most atheists (including Richard Dawkins) also claim to be agnostic, they just think the idea of a god is very unlikely, which is why they call themselves atheist.

They don't faithfully...
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If believing in a god takes faith and not... 3,426 Views / 347 Replies  
If believing in a god takes faith and not believing in a god takes faith then what do you call people who don't use faith (and what is their stance)?
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In the basic Buddhist sense, Karma simply means... 3,426 Views / 347 Replies  
In the basic Buddhist sense, Karma simply means 'action'. If you perform any action it will effect the world in some way, which in turn can lead to other actions and so on (like the ripples on a...
Posted by Graviton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Handy for when the zombie holocaust kicks in. 1,019 Views / 60 Replies  
Handy for when the zombie holocaust kicks in.
Posted by Graviton, on Oct 24, 2007 at 06:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Not being American, I really have no idea. It's... 1,879 Views / 127 Replies  
Not being American, I really have no idea. It's the worlds most popular sport. It spans all cultures and classes and is accessible to almost everyone, from the riches kids to the very poorest.
...
Posted by Graviton, on Oct 12, 2007 at 06:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Kudos to the 3,000 scientists on the IPCC panel... 1,728 Views / 105 Replies  
Kudos to the 3,000 scientists on the IPCC panel who have also won this prize.

:thumbsup:
Posted by Graviton, on Oct 12, 2007 at 06:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
She's one of those people who are impossible to... 2,044 Views / 100 Replies  
She's one of those people who are impossible to parody. Like Fred Phelps.
Posted by Graviton, on Oct 11, 2007 at 03:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You should write the eulogy. 369 Views / 19 Replies  
You should write the eulogy.
Posted by Graviton, on Oct 11, 2007 at 03:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Those kids should have been expelled for the... 7,046 Views / 54 Replies  
Those kids should have been expelled for the noose incident. That would have sent a message through the school that this sort of behaviour is completely unacceptable.

It might have saved a whole...
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 21, 2007 at 07:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So they can watch a child drowning, but not do... 244 Views / 9 Replies  
So they can watch a child drowning, but not do anything about it.
:brick:
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 21, 2007 at 07:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:confused: ... 900 Views / 42 Replies  
:confused:



http://germes-online.com/direct/dbimage/50271787/Handbag.jpg
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 21, 2007 at 07:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If this happened as the article describes, then... 244 Views / 9 Replies  
If this happened as the article describes, then training or no training surely any decent person would jump in the water to save the kid and to hell with the job or whatever flak you may get for it....
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 21, 2007 at 07:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
http://www.derbydeadpool.co.uk/images/celebs/f/for... 731 Views / 25 Replies  
http://www.derbydeadpool.co.uk/images/celebs/f/forsyb.jpg
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 20, 2007 at 03:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A maniac in a mask slashing his bloody way... 736 Views / 24 Replies  
A maniac in a mask slashing his bloody way through a group of annoying teenagers.

I can't see how you can go wrong with that. It's a sure fire recipe for success.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 18, 2007 at 01:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Next it'll be chicks and then drugs and then... 1,177 Views / 64 Replies  
Next it'll be chicks and then drugs and then satan.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 18, 2007 at 01:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nobodies putting any junk into my trunk. 1,505 Views / 146 Replies  
Nobodies putting any junk into my trunk.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 18, 2007 at 01:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I generally only watch things that I plan to... 2,064 Views / 122 Replies  
I generally only watch things that I plan to watch, but I still have plenty of time for books and *gasp* actually going out and living my life

How people choose to idle away their existence is...
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 18, 2007 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The guy is a complete knobhead and the 'police'... 1,237 Views / 65 Replies  
The guy is a complete knobhead and the 'police' are obviously terrible at their job, but I don't think it is anything more sinister than that.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 18, 2007 at 12:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's hero DNA. For telepathy, time travel,... 942 Views / 60 Replies  
That's hero DNA.

For telepathy, time travel, flight and instantaneous regeneration. That kinda thing.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 6, 2007 at 03:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Whatever helps keep the wolf from the door, if... 1,585 Views / 109 Replies  
Whatever helps keep the wolf from the door, if you know what I mean.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 6, 2007 at 02:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We're not gonna make it, are we? People, I mean. 1,047 Views / 81 Replies  
We're not gonna make it, are we? People, I mean.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 6, 2007 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, that's not true. I also mention him... 1,585 Views / 109 Replies  
Actually, that's not true. I also mention him when I see a massive pair of knockers.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 6, 2007 at 11:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I only ever mention Jesus during sex. ... 1,585 Views / 109 Replies  
I only ever mention Jesus during sex.

Christ, specifically.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 6, 2007 at 11:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Nobody except me, my lady and my doctor gets to... 3,829 Views / 277 Replies  
Nobody except me, my lady and my doctor gets to touch my pods.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 6, 2007 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You inexplicably wish to own a musical ring tone... 767 Views / 47 Replies  
You inexplicably wish to own a musical ring tone and a corporation is exploiting your lameness for greed and profit. That's the joy of being a consumer.

I have a suggestion. Don't buy a musical...
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 6, 2007 at 05:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought her comments were quite valid and I... 808 Views / 42 Replies  
I thought her comments were quite valid and I think since the book was written she would have a lot more to say about Apple (and other brands that have become semi-religious icons for some people).
...
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 6, 2007 at 02:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I live in England and no it is not nearly as bad... 3,732 Views / 280 Replies  
I live in England and no it is not nearly as bad as where you live and generally if people in England say that they go to church they are the ones seen to be a little out of the norm.

To answer...
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 5, 2007 at 02:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This is the crux of it all really. The... 3,732 Views / 280 Replies  
This is the crux of it all really. The plausibility argument for the supernatural being judged by things like "personal testimony". I don't doubt peoples experiences one bit. In the vast majority of...
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 5, 2007 at 03:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That too. As a species we don't live on the edge... 626 Views / 43 Replies  
That too. As a species we don't live on the edge of existence like almost all the others, so the selective pressures aren't as strong.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 4, 2007 at 02:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Some thousand years?!? Last time I checked... 4,073 Views / 222 Replies  
Some thousand years?!?

Last time I checked the place was entirely overrun with them. The shaven variety, but apes none the less.
Posted by Graviton, on Sep 4, 2007 at 02:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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