In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

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“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

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#43323 Nov 20, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
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The Wright Brothers didn't invent the concept.
But they did make the concept reality.
....
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That my dear is what I have been saying all along

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#43324 Nov 20, 2012
Hey peeps. Can anyone here help me with a debate I am having in the office.

"Killer" and "Murderer" can sometimes be used as synonyms (e.g. the man's killer/murderer was his wife - both words work)... But they are not always the same thing, am I right?

Murder is unlawful killing of a human by a human. So if there are "lawful" killings, then it means that in some cases a killer and a murderer would not be the same thing?

“I started out with nothing”

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#43326 Nov 20, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
Hey peeps. Can anyone here help me with a debate I am having in the office.
"Killer" and "Murderer" can sometimes be used as synonyms (e.g. the man's killer/murderer was his wife - both words work)... But they are not always the same thing, am I right?
Murder is unlawful killing of a human by a human. So if there are "lawful" killings, then it means that in some cases a killer and a murderer would not be the same thing?
As far as I understand murderer applies to one who premeditatedly kills a fellow human being

A killer does not necessarily premeditate and nor does it have to be human as either the killer or victim, one can kill for food

So a murderer is always a killer but a killer is not always a murderer

“I started out with nothing”

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#43327 Nov 20, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The British are also the inventors of the time machine and they used the time machine to send soccer back to China two thousand years ago.
Why do you talk so much bollocks?

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#43328 Nov 20, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
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The Jet engine was GERMAN invention.
The allies both got it from them.
Radar was invented by a German also, but the term RADAR was coined by an American. Eight countries developed radar separately between 1934-39. United States, Great Britain, Germany, the USSR, Japan, the Netherlands, France, and Italy.
Britain has had it's achievements in aviation , that is for sure.
The Concorde was more for publicity than for transportation.
It was a commercial flop and white elephant , even though it was an admirable aircraft.
Frank Whittle registered the patent in 1930 and had the first successful bench test April 1937. Hans von Ohain’s design first ran in September 1937. However Ohain’s engine was the first to fly in 1939. They are jointly accredited with inventing the Jet engine.

Christian Huelsmeyer was the first to discover the effect of radar in 1904, but radar was invented by three British scientists, Sir Robert Watson-Watt, A F Wilkins and H E Wimperis in 1935. Sir Henry Tizard put it to use in the War

Commercial flop? 27 years flying? Forget the US media hype. The ongoing benefits of Anglo French co-operation that started with Concorde are immeasurable and far outweigh the development costs. Certainly the BA Concorde’s were operationally profitable. http://www.concordesst.com/retire/faq_r.html

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#43329 Nov 20, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Only if you want to be technical.
Like when I say the UK is a monarchy, I am only technically correct based on actual facts.
But I am sure Odoriferous Skanque will remind you that in 1927, a British schoolboy bit off the end of a straw wrapped in a paper sleeve, and blew on the end of the straw, sending the sleeve airborne, which is a jet... sort of.
More barfy butt face bollocks

You have nothing real so need to make BS up

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#43330 Nov 20, 2012
Mikko wrote:
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Tennis
First played: Between 1859 and 1865 (Birmingham, England)
French = 12th century
The Origins of Tennis - History of Tennis

"The History of tennis game was developed from a 12th century French handball game called "Paume" (palm). In this game the ball was struck with the hand. After some time "Paume" game produced handball "Jeu de Paume" (game of the palm) and there were used racquets. The game was first created by European monks for entertainment roles during ceremonial occasions. At first, the ball was hit with hands. Later, the leather glove came into existence. This leather glove was replaced with an adaptive handle for effective hitting and serving of the ball. That was a birth of tennis racquet."

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#43331 Nov 20, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Frank Whittle registered the patent in 1930 and had the first successful bench test April 1937.
How'd that bench fly, Skanque?

PS:'The first patent for using a gas turbine to power an aircraft was filed in 1921 by Frenchman Maxime Guillaume.'

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#43332 Nov 20, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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That my dear is what I have been saying all along
That's not what you have been saying, you fat lying Skanque.

You have been saying someone flying a toy was the inventor the airplane.

Now pull up your panties and move along.

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#43333 Nov 20, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Yes dozens of people flew planes before the Wright Brothers,
Liar.

But we know that, proved dozens of times.

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#43334 Nov 20, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Wow. Glad I signed in this morning. An admission of sorts! Wouldn't have missed it for the world!!
Yes, I admit that the UK is a monarchy and has been a monarchy for the last thousand years or so.

When asked: Is the UK a monarchy, yes or no?

I admit saying "yes"....

I confess, Booby...

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#43335 Nov 20, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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What a load of syphilitic dribble
Wipe your chin, then, Skanque.

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#43336 Nov 20, 2012
ToManyLaws wrote:
It can be hard and dangerous to be an atheist. I have a Darwin bumper sticker on my car. And A few times some criminal religous freak has scratched nasty things in paint job.
Prove it.

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#43337 Nov 20, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
I am not decrying the Wright Brothers achievement I am concerned with the claim to invention
The Wright Brothers invented the airplane.

You have been decrying for months. You open your mouth; out pours spooge coated lies. I prove you wrong. And you roll on the floor kicking your fat lies.

Toys aren't airplanes, Chubby.

You "proved" that Pearse flew an airplane before the Wright Brothers... and I provided a quote from Pearse himself where he said he didn't fly before 1904.

A toy model isn't an airplane, Skanque, no matter how hard you stomp.

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#43338 Nov 20, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Prove it.
What?

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#43339 Nov 20, 2012
ToManyLaws wrote:
<quoted text>What?
It

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#43340 Nov 20, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
"Killer" and "Murderer" can sometimes be used as synonyms (e.g. the man's killer/murderer was his wife - both words work)... But they are not always the same thing, am I right?
You and I go for a piece at the same time, your shot goes wide, I put one between your eyes.

I am your killer. It isn't murder.

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#43341 Nov 20, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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As far as I understand murderer applies to one who premeditatedly kills a fellow human being
Nope.

Most murders are not premeditated.

English... not your forte.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#43342 Nov 20, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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French = 12th century
The Origins of Tennis - History of Tennis
"The History of tennis game was developed from a 12th century French handball game called "Paume" (palm). In this game the ball was struck with the hand. After some time "Paume" game produced handball "Jeu de Paume" (game of the palm) and there were used racquets. The game was first created by European monks for entertainment roles during ceremonial occasions. At first, the ball was hit with hands. Later, the leather glove came into existence. This leather glove was replaced with an adaptive handle for effective hitting and serving of the ball. That was a birth of tennis racquet."
french played with their hands and was the old version of tennis
the modern tennis was first played between 1859 and 1865 (Birmingham, England)

“There is no god!”

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#43343 Nov 20, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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More barfy butt face bollocks
You have nothing real so need to make BS up
he thinks that the king of sweden have power to rule over everyone in sweden when he doesn't.

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