Who do you support for U.S. Senate in Missouri in 2010?

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I already told you 'I know Pascal's Wager/aka Pascal's Gamble'. I have taught the principle, and all so-called 'logical arguments' have a foundation in 'old maxims, old beliefs, old parables, or just old sayings'. So does Pascal's.
Having 'an error in any fundamental assumption' does not qualify as an argument for 'Pascal's Gamble'. That's why I corrected you entire premise. You chose to attack my choice of moniker's for the very same argument. There's a psychological term for that, as well. Look at 'avoidance'.
You cited Pascal's Wager/aka Gamble, I did not. I merely corrected your false premise. And now I have corrected you again. Study and stop bastardizing terms. I am not paid to be your 'phrase-keeper', but I will correct your obvious absurdities—no matter the topic.
Is all philosophical argument this damned elastic in your area of limited expertise, or did you just bastardize this premise for no damned good reason?
Please keep the hell up.
What "Jokster" said was essentially what is commonly called "Pascal's Wager." It is also called "Pascal's Gamble." You then said "Jokster"'s comment was NOT "Pascal's Gamble." Even "Jokster" agrees that it is.

Then you start blathering mumbo-jumbo in an effort to escape the fact that you do not know what you are talking about. You were wrong, and no amount of your obvious bloviation is going to change that fact.

And, one more time, all logical arguments are NOT derived from "maxims" (which I note you have expanded to include old beliefs, old parables, or just old sayings.) "All that glisters is not gold" is NOT a logical argument. "A penny saved is a penny earned" is NOT a logical argument. You are out of your league, "logically" speaking.

Perhaps you are tired. Perhaps you have had a busy day, or perhaps you are sick. We understand. But in any case, as often you are -- you are incorrect.

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Oh, I am smiling. You can be sure of that.

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How in the hell do you think Pascal's came to be? By divine intervention? Nope. It was Pascal. He came to his ideas the same was as you—through the study of old ideals, old maxims, old premises, and old philosophical arguments—and Pascal's Wager is a VERY weak argument.
No. "Pascal's Wager" is false, not weak.

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<quoted text>Yes, I believe you and your neighbors in Dumbshitville do refer to it as Pascal's Gamble and the most of the rest of the world call it Pascal's Wager.
Tell us O mystic Carnac, what are these "regional colloquialisms" you speak of. Some examples to your bs would be an excellent touch. Since it was developed in the 17th Century it not only predates your previous moniker (whatever that means) but pretty much your entire existence. It isn't a maxim as Dawg has pointed out.
ROFLMFAO that you have to go through this obvious BS to cover your stupidity. Tsk, tsk, tsk.
Wrong, as usual.

"Pascal's Wager (also known as Pascal's Gamble) is an argument in apologetic philosophy which was devised by the seventeenth-century French philosopher ... "

See?

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Sheesh, you're a simpleton. Keep up little man—keep up.

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Hay Yellow Dawg! Just checking in and saying hello!
I see you are riding tall and herding cats like a boss. Keep on keeping on.
Kind regards,
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Hey, "Hay." Yes, these "fast guns" keep coming around, attempting to take away my title of "King of the Thread." Many have tried. None have been successful!_8-)

Drop by whenever you get the chance!

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Maxims predate the 17th Century. Anything of substance?
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You obfuscate for simple reasons—there are no verses supporting your claim of a 'tribulation', or for an 'eternal fire of damnation where sinners burn in perpetuity'.
So you 'strain at a gnat while swallowing a camel'. Your conflict is with yourself, not with those who contest your rather strict and nonsensical beliefs.
The King James version of the Bible is not 'protected by anyone', and certainly not protected by the divinity of God. You are speaking of the concepts put forth in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Torah. They are verbatim. The NT and the remainder of the Bible are not. They have been altered, manipulated, and boiled into nonexistence. It is a nice myth, however.
They selected the books, not by author, but by topic. Revelation was written by an outsider, but until that point, the Bible had no ending. So they need an ending, and Revelation was a nicely written construct of a Biblical Epilogue. You stopped following Christ and began following an often poorly written book.
Human beings screw up everything we touch, including the scriptures—and the concept of love, compassion, and the Christ.
You are the new version of the Pharisees, against whom Christ railed. How does it feel to misdirect souls? To reduce the spirits of so-called 'failed Christians' to the ashes of a nonexistent fire?
To spend eternity without the Father is the horror that Christ related, and he compared the absence of the 'soul' to spend all eternity—not in a burning everlasting hell-fire, but in all eternity without God—without a spirit or without a soul, without awareness, and without any further existence. Life ends after you lose your soul, your spirit, and you are no more.
He used the Fires of the Landfills around Jerusalem as an example of something that would be worse than spending eternity without an awareness, without a soul, without his Father.
And someone along the line turned that into Hell, and made it a place for all eternity. All Christ was attempting to do—by using a parable as he always did—was not to scare people needlessly with a place called Hell, but to scare them away from the proposition of never existing again, and to be without God for an eternity.
You do a great disservice to Christ. You place words into his mouth that were never even uttered. And you do so with the belief that you are doing his will. That is sad.
Blind Guides.
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Me thinks you are clear off your rocker!!!!!!!!!!
Are you for real or even of this planet? I never heard such nonsense!


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A difference in opinion doesn't require fifty Christs, now go back to bastardizing philosophy. You have far too many weaknesses to stick them all in the religious portion of discussions. Just continue fooking up philosophical argument. It's cute.
Have you ever considered going to college?
I have gone to 5 colleges / universities. Have you recently considered taking remedial grammar and remedial logic? That might help get your thinking straightened out.

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Have you ever considered submitting your posts to Penthouse Forum? Both have constant and impotent wanking, and nothing of any real substance—much like everything you post here.
One of the main reasons I post here is to take people like you, who consider themselves "intellectuals," and beat them down over time with my impeccable logical arguments. I get a certain perverse satisfaction in showing them up for what they are: clueless.
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Norton you talk as if you are a Christian and know the bible but you don't even know who died on the cross for us. Read your bible some more, go to church some more them come back and talk to us.
I know who died on the Cross. Jesus Christ, the Son of God, second person of the Trinity.(Father, Son, Holy Spirit)

I know I should have said Jesus instead in the statement I made. Heaven forbid that I make a mistake.

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Ah, so you're blind too? Feed the dog. Otherwise, you'll fall off the 'ends of the earth' where Old Yeller resides in his trailer.
I have indeed lived in what used to be called a "house trailer" for around 5 years. And have lived several months after retirement for over 14 years in one of two motorhomes. I rather enjoy traveling, and have done quite a bit.
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You obfuscate for simple reasons—there are no verses supporting your claim of a 'tribulation', or for an 'eternal fire of damnation where sinners burn in perpetuity'.
So you 'strain at a gnat while swallowing a camel'. Your conflict is with yourself, not with those who contest your rather strict and nonsensical beliefs.
The King James version of the Bible is not 'protected by anyone', and certainly not protected by the divinity of God. You are speaking of the concepts put forth in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Torah. They are verbatim. The NT and the remainder of the Bible are not. They have been altered, manipulated, and boiled into nonexistence. It is a nice myth, however.
They selected the books, not by author, but by topic. Revelation was written by an outsider, but until that point, the Bible had no ending. So they need an ending, and Revelation was a nicely written construct of a Biblical Epilogue. You stopped following Christ and began following an often poorly written book.
Human beings screw up everything we touch, including the scriptures—and the concept of love, compassion, and the Christ.
You are the new version of the Pharisees, against whom Christ railed. How does it feel to misdirect souls? To reduce the spirits of so-called 'failed Christians' to the ashes of a nonexistent fire?
To spend eternity without the Father is the horror that Christ related, and he compared the absence of the 'soul' to spend all eternity—not in a burning everlasting hell-fire, but in all eternity without God—without a spirit or without a soul, without awareness, and without any further existence. Life ends after you lose your soul, your spirit, and you are no more.
He used the Fires of the Landfills around Jerusalem as an example of something that would be worse than spending eternity without an awareness, without a soul, without his Father.
And someone along the line turned that into Hell, and made it a place for all eternity. All Christ was attempting to do—by using a parable as he always did—was not to scare people needlessly with a place called Hell, but to scare them away from the proposition of never existing again, and to be without God for an eternity.
You do a great disservice to Christ. You place words into his mouth that were never even uttered. And you do so with the belief that you are doing his will. That is sad.
Blind Guides.
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
You are the one that is sad. You are clueless about the Bible, while pretending like you are a brilliant scholar of everything. The Bible speaks more of Hell than Heaven. You might want to actually read the Bible and see for yourself. You may even be worse than Dawg. What are you.....a New Ager that has crazy concepts of the Bible?

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<quoted text>You know Dawg, it never ceases to amaze me how much you can get a guy to type when you have kicked his ass.
Yeah. One possibility is that they are masochists, and enjoy getting beaten down.

Yet another possibility is they hope that, if they keep bloviating long enough, everyone will forget their prior inanities. I think that "TN" is the latter type. He reminds me somewhat of "Smifville," who did not have the courage or intellectual honesty to admit that he was always being kicked into outer space.

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DanFromSmithville wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, I believe you and your neighbors in Dumbshitville do refer to it as Pascal's Gamble and the most of the rest of the world call it Pascal's Wager.
Tell us O mystic Carnac, what are these "regional colloquialisms" you speak of. Some examples to your bs would be an excellent touch. Since it was developed in the 17th Century it not only predates your previous moniker (whatever that means) but pretty much your entire existence. It isn't a maxim as Dawg has pointed out.
ROFLMFAO that you have to go through this obvious BS to cover your stupidity. Tsk, tsk, tsk.
In but a few hours, you have accurately assessed the mental level of "TN." Sometimes he bloviates such a large smokescreen that it is a bit difficult to see through the haze of all his errors.

Speaking of Carnac, check out this 2-minute video for a bit of wisdom:

http://www.youtube.com/embed/F7pYHN9iC9I...

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Me thinks you are clear off your rocker!!!!!!!!!!
Are you for real or even of this planet? I never heard such nonsense!
CHEERS!
The difference between you and I is simple to discern. I can rip your entire premise of both 'hell' and 'the rapture and tribulation' apart, and you cannot defend it unless you're calling me 'off my rocker'. You have never studied the Theology of Christianity, Judaism, nor any other religious philosophy. The only effort you have made is to 'attend church'. That's akin to reading the Cliff Notes of Moby Dick and then professing your expertise in fishing.

You spend more time condemning people to hell—a nonexistent cliche'—and no time whatsoever in researching your own nonsense. Read of John Darby. I'll give you the fifteen years that will take. Until then, abuse others with your messianic complex, and latent-life Tomfoolery. I thought you bad promise. In fact, you're just another blowhard.

"The road to hell is paved with good intentions."

The sad thing is, you think that pertains to me. Yet, if there is indeed a hell, it will be your destination; and if there is indeed a Tribulation, you will remain on earth to ponder your own judgmental nonsense.

Lament the fact that churches are empty—you're an example of the reason. It has absolutely nothing to do with Satan. You need him as a Nemesis. Otherwise, you seem to have wasted your entire life—and you have.

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<quoted text>{To "DanFromSmithville": } Wrong, as usual.
"Pascal's Wager (also known as Pascal's Gamble) is an argument in apologetic philosophy which was devised by the seventeenth-century French philosopher ... "
See?
ROFL! Yes. We "see." NOW you are quoting from "classic" Wikipedia. I thought you "intellectuals" did not use Wikipedia? It appears that you are totally incapable of any original thought whatsoever.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pascal 's_Wager

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You are the one that is sad. You are clueless about the Bible, while pretending like you are a brilliant scholar of everything. The Bible speaks more of Hell than Heaven. You might want to actually read the Bible and see for yourself. You may even be worse than Dawg. What are you.....a New Ager that has crazy concepts of the Bible?
CHEERS!
Prove it. I have the time to teach you the difference between nonsensical tripe and serious philosophical theory.

Prove it. Not just the NT—hell is not a place of 'fire and brimstone'. The entire premise of hell is based upon your belief that 'inferior people will suffer, and you will be given the keys to gate on a road paved with gold. That's a modern concept. So is socialism. Hell means 'to live forever in the absence of God'. It's really not that complex.

Your entire foundation of believe is based upon sand, and you wonder why your your faith is crumbling. And yes, it is. The older you become, the more you realize how poorly you have been taught, and how poorly you have tried to teach.

You blather. I deal with specificity. Keep blathering, and wallow in your own self-righteous indignation. It's all that you have. Not righteousness—self-righteousne ss. They're as different as your version of hell, and the real hell.

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I am beginning to thing TripleNegative was home schooled and all they used was Dr. Suess Books and Hooked on Phonics tapes,,,,, and he still didn't pass. lol
Ah, hahahahahahahahaha! SO true!

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