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Author Topic:   February, 2011, Posts of the Month
Adminnemooseus
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Message 1 of 14 (602839)
02-01-2011 2:58 AM


When you find a post that is too good to be missed, nominate it here as one of the February, 2011, Posts of the Month (POTM).

You message subtitle should include the author's name and the topic/thread title.

Message Format:

Author: Author's Name
Forum: Forum where posted
Thread: Thread title
Message #: Number and Link to the nominated message

Nominations should include a link to the nominated article, and a short comment on why the message deserves nomination.

Note: As always, this is not a thread for debates. Posts should be limited to nomination, seconds, and acceptance statements by nominees.

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mike the wiz
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Message 2 of 14 (603174)
02-03-2011 7:35 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by Adminnemooseus
02-01-2011 2:58 AM


RAZD's neutral refreshing words
RAZD the opening message.

#1

Sorry 'moose, I had it all neat and orderly but internet explorer crashed and I can't be bothered typing it out again. (Feel free to correct).

As for RAZD, I could nominate most of his posts as examples of pure, unbiased, neutral and knowledgeable logical evaluations.

In this post, he highlights argumentum ad ignorantiam and the neutrality of his own position.

Usually, though folk here are knowledgeable in the area of science, unlike RAZD they care more for impolite ad hominem attacks rather than putting forth logic or caring for it.

Not everyone is guilty of this, but RAZD certainly holds a position of honest logic, that doesn't favour any ideology, it seems.

Edited by mike the wiz, : No reason given.


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RAZD
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Message 3 of 14 (603428)
02-04-2011 12:33 PM
Reply to: Message 2 by mike the wiz
02-03-2011 7:35 AM


Re: RAZD's neutral refreshing words
Thanks Mike, nice to see you around again.

... but RAZD certainly holds a position of honest logic, that doesn't favour any ideology, it seems. ...

I try Mike, I try. Some people say I 'm very trying ...

Somedays it seems like a never ending uphill battle, so thanks for the encouragement.

Enjoy

Edited by RAZD, : ...


we are limited in our ability to understand
by our ability to understand
Rebel American Zen Deist
... to learn ... to think ... to live ... to laugh ...
to share.


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Straggler
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Message 4 of 14 (604438)
02-12-2011 5:13 AM


Dr A's Poem
I would like to nominate Dr A's poem. Message 27

A fine piece of EvC creativity regardless of who it was specifically aimed at.


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Message 5 of 14 (604596)
02-13-2011 11:34 AM
Reply to: Message 4 by Straggler
02-12-2011 5:13 AM


Re: Dr A's Poem
I second it, the poem was very well written. But, since this is post of the month, I will accept this as a nomination for myself and my awesome post. The context of my post being the worthy winner, but I still get kudos for pulling the poem from the hidden off-topic graveyard.

- Oni

Edited by onifre, : No reason given.


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Message 6 of 14 (604600)
02-13-2011 12:07 PM
Reply to: Message 5 by onifre
02-13-2011 11:34 AM


Re: Dr A's Poem
Kudos - Yes.

POTM nomination? - No. So give it back to Dr A!!


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onifre
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Message 7 of 14 (604605)
02-13-2011 12:33 PM
Reply to: Message 6 by Straggler
02-13-2011 12:07 PM


Re: Dr A's Poem
I make no bones about it, Dr. A is the worthy POTM recipient.

- Oni


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Phat
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Message 8 of 14 (604699)
02-14-2011 12:19 PM


DWise1 Indeed
Author: dwise1
Forum: Coffee House
Thread: The Social Implications Of "The Singularity Moment"
Message #: 11

As the originator of this topic, I would like to commend dwise1 for giving a wise response.


  
iano
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Message 9 of 14 (605132)
02-17-2011 7:23 AM


jaywill at work
quote:
Christ within seeks to overcome human anxiety. Human anxiety is the drive shaft of the world.

jaywill in the Living According to Christ: Is it Reasonable? thread weaves the pithy into the rich tapestry of his knowledge of the Lord.

Whether your a Christian desiring to look into the deeper things of God. Or a seeker suspecting there might be more to Christ than can be masked by shallow objection. Or whether your trying to write off Christ and desire (at your peril) the challenge of making your objections stick ... jaywill must be the EvC- destination of choice.

It's in the nature of truth to ring true and no one here rings it truer.


  
Jon
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Message 10 of 14 (605587)
02-21-2011 12:51 AM


Opt Out
I don't POTM posts very often, but I guess I liked Bolder-dash's Opt Out post in American Budget Cuts.

It was witty and clever, and gosh-dernit, a proposal that a lot of Americans are just likely to be dumb enough to prefer!

Jon


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Ignorance is temporary; you should be able to overcome it. - nwr

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Message 11 of 14 (605624)
02-21-2011 9:34 AM
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02-21-2011 12:51 AM


Re: Opt Out
I second this. It is hard to believe that a person that is so irrational on other subjects can submit a post that so clearly distills the situation.
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Minnemooseus
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Message 12 of 14 (605980)
02-22-2011 11:09 PM


RAZD at "American Budget Cuts"
Author: RAZD
Forum: Coffee House
Thread: American Budget Cuts
Message #: 109

The difference between what one is paid and what one earns.

Bonus kudos for a) No graphics, and b) The entire message fits on the screen without scrolling.

Moose


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Evolution - Changes in the environment, caused by the interactions of the components of the environment.

"Do not meddle in the affairs of cats, for they are subtle and will piss on your computer." - Bruce Graham

"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"Yesterday on Fox News, commentator Glenn Beck said that he believes President Obama is a racist. To be fair, every time you watch Glenn Beck, it does get a little easier to hate white people." - Conan O'Brien

"I know a little about a lot of things, and a lot about a few things, but I'm highly ignorant about everything." - Moose


    
arachnophilia
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Message 13 of 14 (606050)
02-23-2011 3:22 PM


rahvin, on separation of church and state
Message 137 of the "Creationism in science classrooms (an argument for)" thread.


אָרַח

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Message 14 of 14 (606162)
02-24-2011 1:11 AM
Reply to: Message 13 by arachnophilia
02-23-2011 3:22 PM


Re: rahvin, on separation of church and state
I'll second that


There is no better love between 2 people than mutual respect for each other WT Young, 2002

Who gave anyone the authority to call me an authority on anything. WT Young, 1969

Since Evolution is only ~90% correct it should be thrown out and replaced by Creation which has even a lower % of correctness. W T Young, 2008


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