Roger Ebert, Defender of Evolution

Roger Ebert, Defender of Evolution

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#203 Apr 28, 2013
MikeF wrote:
Mot to worry, Shubie. You still hold a commanding lead over them in ridiculously ignorant perceptions.
Even a superficial glance at everythingimportant.org/ should reveal that I'm exalting the expert opinions of John Pilger, Noam Chomsky, Paul Craig Roberts, Chris Hedges, et al. Compared to them, unquestionably, George Carlin and Richard Dawkins are amazingly ignorant religious fanatics.

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#204 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>I don't know anyone who disagrees with that.
Yet you just disparaged Carlin.

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#205 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>Even a superficial glance at everythingimportant.org/ should reveal that I'm exalting the expert opinions of John Pilger, Noam Chomsky, Paul Craig Roberts, Chris Hedges, et al. Compared to them, unquestionably, George Carlin and Richard Dawkins are amazingly ignorant religious fanatics.
On the contrary, it is painfully obvious you are primarily interested in exalting yourself. For example: Comparing yourself to Jesus.
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#206 Apr 28, 2013
MikeF wrote:
Yet you just disparaged Carlin.
I was talking with a closed-minded ignoramus. George Carlin never claimed the expertise of John Pilger, Noam Chomsky, Paul Craig Roberts, Chris Hedges, et al.
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#207 Apr 28, 2013
MikeF wrote:
On the contrary, it is painfully obvious you are primarily interested in exalting yourself. For example: Comparing yourself to Jesus.
You misunderstand. I said that I'm on the side of those who have expressed an opinion that you are completely ignorant about. Clearly, you have no idea what you're opposing.

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#208 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text> You misunderstand. I said that I'm on the side of those who have expressed an opinion that you are completely ignorant about. Clearly, you have no idea what you're opposing.
I oppose arrogant pricks like Eugene Shubert. Pretty simple, really.

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#209 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>No serious scholar discussing the real problems of this world would quote George Carlin or Richard Dawkins. Noam Chomsky is the most frequently quoted living scholar on the planet regarding the topics I discuss at everythingimportant.org .

Lee Camp isn't exactly Norm Chomsky.

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#210 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>No serious scholar discussing the real problems of this world would quote George Carlin or Richard Dawkins. Noam Chomsky is the most frequently quoted living scholar on the planet regarding the topics I discuss at everythingimportant.org .

You are just intimidated by Dawkins and Carlin because they are sane and you aren't.

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#211 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>Even a superficial glance at everythingimportant.org/ should reveal that I'm exalting the expert opinions of John Pilger, Noam Chomsky, Paul Craig Roberts, Chris Hedges, et al. Compared to them, unquestionably, George Carlin and Richard Dawkins are amazingly ignorant religious fanatics.

Paul Craig Roberts is a loon.

If you want to go to heaven, you had better get busy overthrowing Syria
-Paul Craig Roberts


But the rest all have some actual insights.

“The greatest danger that besets us does not come from believers or atheists; it comes from those who, under the guise of religion, science or reason, imagine that we can free ourselves from the limitations of human nature and perfect the human species.”
&#8213; Chris Hedges

People who say they don't care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don't care what people think.
- George Carlin

I have as much authority as the Pope, I just don't have as many people who believe it.
- George Carlin

The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
- Noam Chomsky

Isn't it sad to go to your grave without ever wondering why you were born? Who, with such a thought, would not spring from bed, eager to resume discovering the world and rejoicing to be part of it?
- Richard Dawkins

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#212 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text> I was talking with a closed-minded ignoramus. George Carlin never claimed the expertise of John Pilger, Noam Chomsky, Paul Craig Roberts, Chris Hedges, et al.

And for that very reason he should be exulted even higher.

It is the people who think the know who are far more dangerous than the ones that know they don't.

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#213 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text> You misunderstand. I said that I'm on the side of those who have expressed an opinion that you are completely ignorant about. Clearly, you have no idea what you're opposing.

You site indicates you are a lunatic.
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#214 Apr 28, 2013
Dogen wrote:
Lee Camp isn't exactly Norm Chomsky.
I thought if I posted an elementary version of Chomsky's higher political thought that it would inspire lowbrows to learn more.

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#215 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>I thought if I posted an elementary version of Chomsky's higher political thought that it would inspire lowbrows to learn more.

And did it motivate you?
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#216 Apr 28, 2013
Dogen wrote:
And did it motivate you?
There's no Lee Camp at everythingimportant.org but tons of Noam Chomsky. So I guess that you're firmly entrenched at the lower levels.
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#217 Apr 28, 2013
Dogen wrote:
You site indicates you are a lunatic.
There's isn't any evidence that you understand Chomsky's higher political thought.

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#218 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text> There's no Lee Camp at everythingimportant.org but tons of Noam Chomsky. So I guess that you're firmly entrenched at the lower levels.

Lower, but well above you.

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#219 Apr 28, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>There's isn't any evidence that you understand Chomsky's higher political thought.

I see you more Paul Craig Roberts type of lunatic.
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#220 Apr 28, 2013
Dogen wrote:
Paul Craig Roberts is a loon.
If you want to go to heaven, you had better get busy overthrowing Syria
-Paul Craig Roberts
You are a liar.
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#222 Apr 28, 2013
Dogen wrote:
I see you more Paul Craig Roberts type of lunatic.
Superficial minds see what they want to see. But no. I simply understand Paul Craig Roberts' sense of humor.

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#223 Apr 29, 2013
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>You are a liar.

Never.

Unlike the fundies I am very much against lying.

I do make errors from time to time. Not in this case, however.


http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2013/04/21/if...

The piece is sardonic and somewhat amusing. He has simply gotten too anti-government over the years. And yes, I am aware of the irony.

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