"Oh Oh, me too!!! Looking for info for a thing I was trying to write a while back.
I heard this story of a soldier fighting in Iraq or Afghanistan, who upon dying on the operating table, following being blown up or shot, described the sensations of…"
""You HAVE to believe in something"
"You're just close minded"
How many times have we heard those lines? I went out with a girl for a while who had, let's say; some "new-age beliefs". She thought I was crazy…"
"I say ridicule, ridicule and thrice ridicule!
I don't doubt debate has its place, but I'm under no illusion that it's of any consequence to the faithful. I think a person needs to be on the fence before any debate, no matter how good…"
"In response to "Atheists were never true Christians" , I deliberately take it as a compliment and thank them profusely for such kind words of acknowledgement of my greater intellect and rational thought processes, that I could never have…"
"Admittedly I don't know the Islamic doctrine with regards to this (or much else for that matter).
You could try to persuade them to recognise it is an act of charity. What would be worse for them, a dead charitable daughter, whose final wishes…"
"As far as I've seen of the military in my country, trying to find anyone who isn't considered to be on the scale of autism, would be quite a challenge.
Personally I'd refrain from making any formal declarations. I probably…"
"Thumbs up to your grandmother for being so cool.
Depending on the law where you are, could she not put you as sole executor of her will, so you alone would be responsible for carrying out her final wishes. This might also be a wake-up call for the…"
"I can't say I'm offended by people using expletives, but I am brought to certain conclusions of a person by how often they use profanities. I have often asked friends if they could refrain from swearing several times in every sentence,…"
"If siblings grew up apart, never knowing (not in the biblical sense) each other until they met in the same manner strangers would, would the absence of the knowledge of their kinship make it a morally unacceptable? I'd say not.
The problem I…"
"I worked with a guy about 9 years ago, who thought "the wager" was his killer-death-blow. Until I told him that "I can't be wrong, my horoscope said I'd be right all this month".
He nearly wet himself and said "You…"
"I doubt the abortion debate will ever go away, even if they accepted the use of stem cells. I'm sure they'd be capable of drawing a convenient little line between the use of stem cells and abortions, when they're reaping the benefits.…"