Why I’m no longer a Christian
Rosa Winkel

Australia

#441396 Feb 3, 2013
scaritual wrote:
<quoted text>I see you're just as ignorant as "klink" is.
The origin of atheism had nothing to do with anything you responded with. It did not come from "pagan Rome".
Dolt.
It's probably much more ancient. Some caveman denied the existence of the spirit his tribe worshipped.

“Peace Love”

Since: Aug 08

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#441397 Feb 3, 2013
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>
CompSci
Ny fisrt course is Fundamentals of Computer Hardware and Software.
Basiccaly everything Covered in CompTia's A+ Certification.
Cool...Since I am self-taught and have been in the computer industry for 25 years I've always wondered what they teach in those classes. It would be interesting to sit through one as it was not offered back then.
I took and passed my A+ back then also. That test has changed over the years. My son also took it about 12 years ago and the "goal posts" had been moved drastically.

Good luck in your "bucket list" venture.

“Peace Love”

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#441398 Feb 3, 2013
Black Thunder 42 wrote:
<quoted text> I got a good one fer ya...
What the hell kinda seadog does W8 have in it that refuses ta let ya load it as a multiboot OS? It's driv'n me nuts! It's on purpose too.
W8 is another loser for microsoft just like vista.
Stay with W7 or XP for now.

Since: Feb 13

Riverside , CA

#441399 Feb 3, 2013
I'm an atheist for a lot of reasons, but the most important one i think would be the fact that i can't ignore reality, and believe in lies and fairy tails just because that book tells me to. that would be like believing that spider-man is real because i read a comic book. That is just for starters i wont even go into how bigoted and judgmental religion is and how harmful it is to are world.

“Peace Love”

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#441400 Feb 3, 2013
G_O_D wrote:
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W7 and W8 don't like to play together. Microsoft did that intentionally.
My next question is personal and brutally honest:
"Why on earth do you want W8 ?" I spend more time getting it OFF computers.
My professional opinion is: If you have no overwhelming reason to NOT use XP then don't upgrade....ever.
"We put a man on the Moon with the functional equivallent of a Commodore 64. Now why do you need a $5000 PC to do your job ?" LOL
Agreed...100%...

“Peace Love”

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#441401 Feb 3, 2013
G_O_D wrote:
Need to add that W8 is a completely different Kernel from previous NT variants and orphans.
"The last stable platform from MS was DOS 3.3" - Me
LOL
Remember it well. The good old days.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#441402 Feb 3, 2013
Mr Wiggley wrote:
<quoted text>
W8 is another loser for microsoft just like vista.
Stay with W7 or XP for now.
Yep. If MS can't figure it out soon they will loose the OS market.

Wait until a fullblown Android OS hits the PC. Sell your MS stock as soon as it does.

The computer market is now like the Auto industry. If you can;t convince everyone to buy a new car every three years you will go the way of the Dodo, Edsel, Pontiac and Plymouth.

I have a an old Pentium computer running XP that can do 90% of the tasks any brand new computer can and still use my old peripherals.

Here is the "game" that the PC market plays.

Buy a new computer, you are "given" MS's newest OS.
Now your old software won't work right if at all so buy all new software. Then replace all your peripherals because there are no drivers or suppirt for the old hardware. Then spend the next three years learning all the new software and OS. Once you have it mastered....throw it all away and start over.

The computer market needs you to spend at least $5000 every three years to survive.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#441403 Feb 3, 2013
trekx wrote:
I'm an atheist for a lot of reasons, but the most important one i think would be the fact that i can't ignore reality, and believe in lies and fairy tails just because that book tells me to. that would be like believing that spider-man is real because i read a comic book. That is just for starters i wont even go into how bigoted and judgmental religion is and how harmful it is to are world.
AS I read the OT and the Gospels (not Paul) there is no problem being an atheist. You can;t have "false Gods" if you have "no Gods".

Christianity aside, According to Leviticus, atonements are made for everyone whether they like it or not, want it or not, believe it or not.

Not sure why Christians deny this simple fact.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#441404 Feb 3, 2013
Mr Wiggley wrote:
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Remember it well. The good old days.
Dos 4 almost put MS out of the OS business. Torval was a decade to late.

Since: Feb 13

Riverside , CA

#441405 Feb 3, 2013
On the Windows 8 topic i personalty like Windows 8, yes its far different and takes some getting use to but its the logical step forward. the future is touch and to not prepare for that would be unwise. And as for Microsoft going out of business there is no chance of that. They could make a hundred failed Operating systems and would still be ok..

“Botle bo bokalo ba monna”

Since: Mar 10

Ha o cha o cheche

#441406 Feb 3, 2013
??

“Live Love Laugh”

Since: Aug 07

Rings of Saturn Emporium

#441407 Feb 3, 2013
waaasssuuup wrote:
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NONSENSE?!
humanity said "crucify Him" when pilate asked who should be released.
you're a human, right?
Are you accusing Chess Jurist of living 2000 years ago?

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#441408 Feb 3, 2013
trekx wrote:
On the Windows 8 topic i personalty like Windows 8, yes its far different and takes some getting use to but its the logical step forward. the future is touch and to not prepare for that would be unwise. And as for Microsoft going out of business there is no chance of that. They could make a hundred failed Operating systems and would still be ok..
IBM thought the same about the PC market. LOL

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#441409 Feb 3, 2013
I love my mac. Only got it a year ago. Always had MS before. I don't think I'll ever go back...

“Live Love Laugh”

Since: Aug 07

Rings of Saturn Emporium

#441410 Feb 3, 2013
T-Town Clown wrote:
<quoted text>for we WALK by Faith, not by sight" (2Corinthians 5:7).
Then that explains why you are always walking in the sewer.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#441411 Feb 3, 2013
Juicylu wrote:
I love my mac. Only got it a year ago. Always had MS before. I don't think I'll ever go back...
Never kiss another woman. LOL

“Peace Love”

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#441412 Feb 3, 2013
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>
Yep. If MS can't figure it out soon they will loose the OS market.
Wait until a fullblown Android OS hits the PC. Sell your MS stock as soon as it does.
The computer market is now like the Auto industry. If you can;t convince everyone to buy a new car every three years you will go the way of the Dodo, Edsel, Pontiac and Plymouth.
I have a an old Pentium computer running XP that can do 90% of the tasks any brand new computer can and still use my old peripherals.
Here is the "game" that the PC market plays.
Buy a new computer, you are "given" MS's newest OS.
Now your old software won't work right if at all so buy all new software. Then replace all your peripherals because there are no drivers or suppirt for the old hardware. Then spend the next three years learning all the new software and OS. Once you have it mastered....throw it all away and start over.
The computer market needs you to spend at least $5000 every three years to survive.
Obviously we think alike...again, I agree 100%.
The "buy a new computer" syndrome has worked for MS but anyone with a little savy can bypass their game and save lots of money. I've got 2 1TB drives that I have stored as many drivers and old programs as possible.
The only reason I have W7 is because some of my customers use it so I've got to be familiar with it.
Did you know there's a way to make W7 work like a Terminal Server??

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#441413 Feb 3, 2013
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text> Then that explains why you are always walking in the sewer.
Jesus talked so much about these "christians":

"Leave them; they are blind guides. If a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a pit."

Sadly, they think it was abour everyone else.
I think that verse is why I never became a "Christian".

“Peace Love”

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#441414 Feb 3, 2013
trekx wrote:
On the Windows 8 topic i personalty like Windows 8, yes its far different and takes some getting use to but its the logical step forward. the future is touch and to not prepare for that would be unwise. And as for Microsoft going out of business there is no chance of that. They could make a hundred failed Operating systems and would still be ok..
For personal use maybe...the Business world is what drives my attention to new microsoft OS and software offerings.
There are many websites that do not work with IE9. There are also software programs that will not work with W8 or IE9. Yes there are programs that will not work on a PC with IE9 installed. A large or even small Business will not willingly spend thousands if not millions on new hardware and retraining their employees at the whim of microsoft.

“Peace Love”

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#441415 Feb 3, 2013
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>
Dos 4 almost put MS out of the OS business. Torval was a decade to late.
Hehe, I remember that one also...

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