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“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#55278 Jun 22, 2013
Rick Moss wrote:
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As a Jew, I've encountered enough missionaries in my life (religious and atheist) to choke a horse. In fact, one incident with a missionary did lead to the death of a small pony but that's another story.
What I find ironic here is that his missionary zeal is focused on Jews. The only of the world's major faiths that doesn't care in what he believes.
In fact, that the missionary and I believe differently is a constant source of joy and comfort to me.
If we did agree it would cause me to reexamine my beliefs.
Ahhhh

I think what was missing from your initial post was awareness of the target. I didnt (and neither did COR probably) realize it was directed at Yoda.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#55279 Jun 22, 2013
Rick Moss wrote:
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Would the law be retroactive? Because Sea Levels have been rising for the last 50,000 years and I would hate to see the courts tied up with all those preciousness prosecutions.
The devil is in the details. The fight is that the legislature only wanted modeling of sea level rise using a linear model, while the current state of the science uses exponential models. So they decided to legislate which model was permissible for state mapping. Obviously a linear model leads to less sea level rise, which not only satisfies the anti-science lobby, but the real estate lobby who wants to continue to build on the waterfront.

A more entertaining response are those that are pinning their hopes on land masses bouncing back up to compensate. Isostatic rebound.

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#55280 Jun 22, 2013
Rick Moss wrote:
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As a Jew, I've encountered enough missionaries in my life (religious and atheist) to choke a horse. In fact, one incident with a missionary did lead to the death of a small pony but that's another story.
What I find ironic here is that his missionary zeal is focused on Jews. The only of the world's major faiths that doesn't care in what he believes.
In fact, that the missionary and I believe differently is a constant source of joy and comfort to me.
If we did agree it would cause me to reexamine my beliefs.
Can you blame a missionary Christian for focussing on Jews? After all, the foundational premise of their original religion is Judaism. They're just trying to upgrade your belief system to version 2.0 and win some extra brownie points with the Big Guy
/sarcasm

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#55281 Jun 22, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
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Ahhhh
I think what was missing from your initial post was awareness of the target. I didnt (and neither did COR probably) realize it was directed at Yoda.
Since when is Yoda a rationalist?
JOEL

Mumbai, India

#55282 Jun 22, 2013
Yoda is a mystico-rationalist who takes his firm stand on tangibles like consciousness and energy that form a unified field which in manifestation accounts for matter as well as sentience. Yoda rejects absurdities like creation from nothing as well as creation of sentience from insentience. Back to serious study. Bye.

“Act Interdimensional ly”

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#55283 Jun 22, 2013
Cult of Reason wrote:
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Since when is Yoda a rationalist?
It believes it is. I was just indulging it.
JOEL

Mumbai, India

#55284 Jun 22, 2013
SUNTA: Why do you commit incest?

BUNTA: Because my religious book says so.

(smiles)
JOEL

Mumbai, India

#55285 Jun 22, 2013
SUNTA: Why do you say the universe functions according to some god's will?

BUNTA: Because my religious book says so.

(smiles)

bye.
MUQ

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

#55286 Jun 22, 2013
BUNTA: Why do you not believe in afterlife?

SUNTA: Because all religious books say so

(Weeps)

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#55287 Jun 23, 2013
Cult of Reason wrote:
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Since when is Yoda a rationalist?
Since when was he ever consistent? Besides, he thinks he is going after Jews, but his criticisms are actually more applicable to Christians, making him a lousy rationalist anyhow.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#55288 Jun 23, 2013
Rick Moss wrote:
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It believes it is. I was just indulging it.
"Not fair! not fair!" he hissed. "It isn't fair, my precious, is it, to ask us what it's got in its nassty little pocketses?"

“Act Interdimensional ly”

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#55289 Jun 23, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
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"Not fair! not fair!" he hissed. "It isn't fair, my precious, is it, to ask us what it's got in its nassty little pocketses?"
I love it when you quote Dashiell Hammett
MUQ

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

#55290 Jun 23, 2013
BUNTA: Why you were rude to your parents just now?

SUNTA: Because in EVERY religious book it is written one should be Kind to one' parents!!

(Weeps again)

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#55291 Jun 23, 2013
BUNTA: What is the real reason for this discussion?

SUNTA: Because "we" forgot to take our meds.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#55292 Jun 23, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
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For all we know, on a large scale that might be true. But with the sample size of one here, I am far from impressed with what you parade around as reasoning.
HughBe---Observation, the British educational system is far superior to the American system.

Frijoles---... on a large scale that might be true.

HughBe---- Correct

Frijoles--- But with the sample size of ONE here, I am far from impressed with what you parade around as reasoning

HughBe--- I have been teaching you for a long time that large sample sizes of ONE in the context of hundreds of millions is BS but you cannot seem to understand.

Why I am not surprised that you are not impressed? Could it be because you believe that when dealing with a population of hundreds of millions that a sample size of ONE is adequate? YES and that underscores your level.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#55293 Jun 23, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
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Thank you for once again providing example of why your reasoning is substandard.
Kindly explain how in retrospect hanging black men from trees is evil, but labeling homosexuality as a disease is not.
note the word "explain". Bible babbling is not considered a reasonable use of intelligence.
HughBe--- Evil is NEVER correct. Had You and your progenitors clothed the black men you would never have felt so inadequate and acted out of MALICE and ENVY.

Frijoles---Thank you for once again providing example of why your reasoning is substandard.

HughBe--- Completing your thoughts if they can be called thoughts, gives "why your reasoning is substandard" to us the simple flockers.

Frijoles---Kindly explain how in retrospect hanging black men from trees is evil, but labeling homosexuality as a disease is not.

HughBe--- It is and was EVIL because no one should be killed simply because they are black or white or brown. If a black man kills another black or white then he should be hanged. The same applies to the white. But the EVIL that was practiced in YOUR country of killing blacks for no good reason is SHEER SATANIC and VIOLATES the laws of God Almighty. YOU shall NOT MURDER.

Now, to do EVIL and to label are not the same thing. You and your rabbis can label homosexual sex as ACTS of righteousness but that does not make them so. In essence labeling does not change the reality. On the other hand MURDERING blacks because they are black changes the reality of being alive to one of being DEAD.

Finally, keep in mind that HughBe did not originate and attach the label of MENTAL illness to homosexuality, your doctors and scientists did.

I simply accept the label to be correct.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#55294 Jun 23, 2013
JOEL wrote:
SUNTA: Why do you say there's an afterlife?
BUNTA: Because my religious book says so.
(smiles)
SUNTA: Why do you say there's an afterlife?

BUNTA: Because my religious book says so.
Read more at

Hugh-- Why do you say there's an afterlife?

Joel-- Because my master tells me so plus I have had direct experience of the afterlife when I visited the living dead.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#55295 Jun 23, 2013
JOEL wrote:
Arch foes, Hugh and Frijoles, need to make up by making out with a torrid "lip-lock".
(wink wink wink)
I do NOT consider Frijoles my foe and I maybe wrong but I don't think that he considers me a foe.

To me Frijoles is a fun loving BIG boy who is loyal to BS and LIES. If he is not talking about and defending Judaism he is a normal person i.e. with the exception of his sexual habits.

I truly like the flocker.
susanblange

Norfolk, VA

#55296 Jun 23, 2013
Cult of Reason wrote:
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Can you blame a missionary Christian for focussing on Jews? After all, the foundational premise of their original religion is Judaism. They're just trying to upgrade your belief system to version 2.0 and win some extra brownie points with the Big Guy
/sarcasm
Isaiah 57:9 "...and did send your messengers (missionaries) far off and did debase yourself even unto hell.
JOEL

Mumbai, India

#55297 Jun 23, 2013
No, Hugh, I'm not bringing in ex-master's assertion nor my own yogic experiences when referring to the afterlife. Objectively speaking, it's obvious that when the indwelling consciousness-energy exits the body leading to a condition called death, it's only logical to assume that the disembodied consciousness and energy are not destroyed in keeping with the principle of conservation and if we bring in causation as a logical necessity then it's easy to understand that the disembodied consciousness and energy survive the death of the body and that in the disembodied state they vibrate at their respective frequencies that're largely determined by the psychological, emotional and physical tendencies of the same (consciousness and energy) when they were embodied. Now, what those experiences of the disembodied consciousness and energy are have to be experienced but religious explanations of the afterlife are silly tales with emphasis on physical heavens and physical hells.

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