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Funeral Protocol

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jake LaFort May 22. 38 Replies

This is a discussion inspired by Keeping my mouth shut.Issue: Once having been accosted by theists with religious rhetoric at a funeral in which you are the person closest to the decedent is it best…Continue

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Jake LaFort replied to Unseen's discussion 'Time for some grammar nazi fun. Things people say that bother you.'
"I am getting bitten alive. What does alive add? This is the best chocolate I have ever had in my entire life. What does in my entire life add?"
May 23
Jake LaFort replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
"Simon, if we observe a storyteller spinning a yarn and describing a fantasy world derived of his imagination we can never know whether it exists. But we flat out don't buy it. Similarly, the totality of theism is fabricated. We don't need…"
May 22
Simon Mathews replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
"Jake, that guillotine question will never work because the whole point is that no one can ever know whether God exists or not. If we knew that the whole tiresome debate comes to an end. I'm reminded of Robbie Coltrane in Nuns on the Run when…"
May 22
Jake LaFort replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
"And how do you distinguish yourself from your friend? So you rationalize what is not defensible in a rational way because there are others who are similarly situated? If your head were on the guillotine and the executioner knew the truth and your…"
May 22
Jake LaFort replied to proudAthiest's discussion 'Feeling down lately'
"I am sorry."
May 22
Dr. Bob replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
"No particular dissonance on my part.   Lots of Jews and Catholics in the field.  Plenty of atheists and agnostics too.   I do have a colleague who is an evolutionary ornithologist and a fundamentalist Christian.   Now…"
May 21
Jake LaFort replied to Unseen's discussion 'Time for some grammar nazi fun. Things people say that bother you.'
"not a word...was in law...and seemingly half of clients called em realators...but it is more fun to say than realtor"
May 20
Jake LaFort replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'I want one!'
"quick look and i read ...I want oral! Yeah it is fine."
May 20
Jake LaFort replied to Unseen's discussion 'Time for some grammar nazi fun. Things people say that bother you.'
"yeah tenant and tenet frequently...so too perspective and prospective and lets not forget about realators instead of realtors "
May 20
Jake LaFort replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
"Hi Bob, just checking to see if you are pretentious. You must have cognitive dissonance oozing from your pores. Assuming you are on the level you ostensibly have a good brain, perhaps very good, and yet you are trapped by the myth that is…"
May 19
Dr. Bob replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
"Hi, @Jake.  Bob here.  Roman Catholic.  Still practicing (one day maybe I'll get it right).  Occasional visiting theist.  Academic physicist by profession.  "Dr. Bob" is just what my students seem to call…"
May 19
Reg The Fronkey Farmer replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
"A few years ago a friend of mine (If you know who Freewheelin’ Franklin is you know my friend!) woke up in bed in a Catholic hospital with no recollection of how he got there. When the catering staff were serving breakfast on the ward he was…"
May 18
MikeLong replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
May 18
SteveInCO replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
"I just wish to hell I had seen it. Wait, did I just say that? Last time I was in the hospital (and it was catholic, but the quality of care there is vastly better than the competition) I *did* get some use out of the Chaplain. I had him find me a…"
May 18
Belle Rose replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
"LOL me too:-)"
May 18
Strega replied to Jake LaFort's discussion 'Funeral Protocol'
"That was majestic, Reg. I laughed and laughed and laughed :)"
May 18

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A bit of a loner but enjoy the camaraderie of others similarly inclined.
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19-24
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Christian
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I left because I realized it to be a big lie.
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Conventional Wisdom

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 8:40pm 19 Comments

NOT GOING TO SPECULATE:



You aren't? Why, what is the problem. You believe in a fairy tale world utterly lacking in foundation and yet you are opposed to speculation?

DEFINITION OF INSANITY IS DOING THE SAME THING OVER AND OVER AND EXPECTING A DIFFERENT RESULT:

This definition is demonstrably false and yet it is adduced at the drop of a deuce as though its wisdom is beyond criticism.

EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON:

Another sickening saw. The…

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glimpse the ethical dilemna of the Glimps

Posted on December 11, 2015 at 12:25pm 4 Comments

When the author looks in the mirror he is almost Unseen.

So it turns out humans are not the most advanced life forms in the cosmos. Neither are the Glimps. Glimps, however, have as large a gulf between themselves and ourselves as we do between ourselves and cats.

Similar to a bad sci-fi the Glimps have conquered us and made us their playthings. Pets. So Glimper is on vacay and Glimpo is left in charge. Kim Kardashian is the pet. A priceless bauble is the prized…

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