Christopher Hollis replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"I absolutely agree. Withdrawal of affection is a terrible thing to use as a motivator with a child. There is not a child psychologist in the world that would tell you otherwise."
33 minutes ago
Gregg R Thomas replied to Unseen's discussion 'What to do about psychopaths now that we can identify them?'
"Logically if the criminal has no free will in committing the crime, then society has no free will in punishing the criminal for committing the crime...all is as doG intended it. "
42 minutes ago
Gallup's Mirror replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion '"Nude" women's cycling team uniforms: indecent?'
"Note that I did, in fact, challenge (or refute) some of Unseen's claims by citing articles and research from multiple sources. In Unseen's addled assessment, his 'challenging in…"
51 minutes ago
Simon Mathews replied to Tom Sarbeck's discussion 'Theodore Roosevelt, Like Many of America's Founders, Not A Theist?'
"I find that interesting. Sometimes it's easy to forget in today's more secular society that talk of heaven in real terms was commonplace and not thought twice about. That puts a different…"
59 minutes ago
Simon Mathews replied to Unseen's discussion 'What to do about psychopaths now that we can identify them?'
"You make sense. It should never be left to a single individual to decide what is good or bad. Instead society is best served by a set of rules agreed upon by the majority. We call them laws.…"
1 hour ago
Gallup's Mirror replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion '"Nude" women's cycling team uniforms: indecent?'
"There's no symmetry here, Davis. I cite seven sources. Unseen cites none (in favor of repeatedly insisting that he's right)."
1 hour ago
Reg The Fronkey Farmer replied to Unseen's discussion 'What to do about psychopaths now that we can identify them?'
"Our chimpanzee cousins are natural born killers"
1 hour ago
Gallup's Mirror replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion '"Nude" women's cycling team uniforms: indecent?'
"...as I've already demonstrated is the case with women's sports in the Olympics. "
1 hour ago
Unseen commented on _Robert_'s blog post 'PI = 4'
"Seems like a close relative of Zeno's paradoxes."
1 hour ago
Unseen replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"I would never teach a child that it's never right to hit or never right to engage in violence. Sometimes these become necessary behaviors. Sometimes they are merely convenient. For example, my…"
1 hour ago