In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

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wolverine

Greeley, CO

#35822 Aug 13, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text>No intelligent person in their right mind would seek education from you or anyone like you.
Shouldnt You At Least Talk To An Intelligent Person First, And See What Their opinion Is, Before Running Your Clam Trap ????
wolverine

Greeley, CO

#35823 Aug 13, 2012
It aint necessarily so wrote:
<quoted text>
Are you suggesting that the US won over a hundred metals at the Olympics? I doubt it. I'm figuring USA 4, China 4, Great Britain 4, Russia 4, Korea 4, etc.....
Not Interested In Your Dry Brit Style Attempt At Humor.....

Exceptional-ism = America

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#35824 Aug 14, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
If one admits a description is not correct, he should not argue that it is correct.
Your description of 'round' is in the technical sense.

Barefoot used 'round' as in everyday language.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#35825 Aug 14, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
If you get far enough away, on the larger scale, the earth looks like a dot.
Does that mean it is a "dot"?
No.
The earth is not round.
Okay

Give an example of one thing found in nature that is 'round'

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#35826 Aug 14, 2012
Clark Griswold wrote:
A weird little droopy eyed guy from Colorado who's main interest in life is electromagnetism and masturbating while wearing women's lingerie,(and not necessarily in that order).
Dave's not here.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#35827 Aug 14, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
"Not round" is more exact than "round".
'Round' in this case is not used in the engineering sense
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
If you prefer the least accurate of the two, go ahead.
Depends in what context we are talking. Everybody knows that the earth is not perfectly round. Why speak in the technical sense when we are not in a technical discussion?
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
But that doesn't sound like good engineering.
Why? Why should we use the most technical definition of the word, in everyday life?
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
The ramifications of thinking the earth is round would be disastrous for aeronautical engineering.
Please give one example where it would be disasterous.

Then, explain this:
Before sending our satellites (those which confirmed the earth's shape), we thought that the world was round. Can you explain why we were able to send satellites into space if the effects of thinking the earth is round is 'disasterous'?
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
Since you are not an engineer, but only a Lying Fuck, I would not expect you to know this.
If all you got is ad hom...Then you ain't got nuttin'

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#35828 Aug 14, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
What evidence?
If you assume it to start with, that's what the evidence points to.
You don't know what the hell you're talking about.
Sure it does.

The fossil record shows no life on earth at its formation, 4.5 billion years ago. But 4 billion years ago, the geologic column shows evidence of life.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#35829 Aug 14, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
If so, then the earth is not round.
That's what I've been saying.
The earth is not round.
...there, said it again.
it's flat like a pankake with turtles all the way down ?

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#35830 Aug 14, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
SPACE DAILY
Physics News: "The Earth is Not Round"
it's flat with turtles all the way down

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#35831 Aug 14, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
Many in those groups say it is science.
Nice try, though.
2 or 3 is not 'many'

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#35833 Aug 14, 2012
It aint necessarily so wrote:
<quoted text>
<quoted text>
This is irrelevant. All five of these countries won the same number of metals.
It's a trap, wolfie. Use your head.
Hehehe.

Wonder how long they will argue.

Let's see

“Rising”

Since: Dec 10

Milky Way

#35834 Aug 14, 2012
Mikko wrote:
<quoted text>
it's flat with turtles all the way down
It's shaped like a turtle carrying a stack of pancakes . lol

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#35835 Aug 14, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text>barefoot will be on it till the end of time as he is so obsessed that he can't just drop something after a few posts. Look how long he has gone on and on about other things on this thread.
Barefoor is actually the right one here. Buck wants to introduce the technical definition of 'round' which is absolutely useless in everyday life

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#35836 Aug 14, 2012
Clark Griswold wrote:
<quoted text>
A weird little droopy eyed guy from Colorado who's main interest in life is electromagnetism and masturbating while wearing women's lingerie,(and not necessarily in that order).
You are back!

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#35837 Aug 14, 2012
It aint necessarily so wrote:
<quoted text>
Dave's not here.
Hahahahahaha!! Oh god, that was good!

“Turning coffee into theorems”

Since: Dec 06

Trapped inside a Klein Bottle

#35838 Aug 14, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
Yo Everybody
So Double Fine sorted ut the word 'round'
Now, let's move on the a hard one!
Square.
Who can give me the defintion of the word 'square'?
"Conformist, not hip"
Nick

Rockport, ME

#35839 Aug 14, 2012
Reason wrote:
<quoted text>
Rhetoric. Stop being insulting to peoples intelligence. God was "added" to our culture from the beginning. We saw a couple centuries of growth, success, and global leadership because of it.
Now, non-belief and misguided believers have allowed sin and evil to corrupt our country.
What "God" added to our culture is WAR. There were no religious wars before Christianity. The were no religious persecutions, there was no Inquisition, no invasion in politics or enforced behavior for "our own good".

“Turning coffee into theorems”

Since: Dec 06

Trapped inside a Klein Bottle

#35840 Aug 14, 2012
It aint necessarily so wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, and pie are round, not square.
Who cares? Topologically, a circle and a square are identical.

“Turning coffee into theorems”

Since: Dec 06

Trapped inside a Klein Bottle

#35841 Aug 14, 2012
timn17 wrote:
<quoted text>I think it's shaped like buck's big ass head.
Admittedly, Buck's head is huge. But his a** must be even bigger, since he keeps his head stuffed up it all the time.

“Jesus is Love”

Since: Jul 12

Hutchinson, MN

#35842 Aug 14, 2012
Clark Griswold wrote:
<quoted text>
That's always been the 60 dollar question. If Buck is Dave I have to compliment him on doing a fine job of staying in character when he switches.
I'm Dave.

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