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Author Topic:   November, 2010, Posts of the Month
Minnemooseus
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Message 16 of 21 (593829)
11-29-2010 7:16 PM


Dwise1, at "Deconversion experiences"
Author: Dwise1
Forum: Coffee House
Thread: Deconversion experiences
Message #: 100

Down through time, Dwise1 has done a number of these "personal story" type messages and I always find them to be an interesting read.

Moose

ps: I tried to see if I could get someone else to nominate this message (see upthread).


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Message 17 of 21 (593839)
11-29-2010 8:58 PM
Reply to: Message 16 by Minnemooseus
11-29-2010 7:16 PM


Cavediver & Apothecus, at "Deconversion experiences"
I second your nomination, but I'd like to add that the Deconversion thread drew out several excellent "personal stories". If I had to pick two that I found particularly well-written and interesting it would have to be cavediver and Apothecus.

Author: cavediver
Forum: Coffee House
Thread: Deconversion Experiences
Message #: 17

Author: Apothecus
Forum: Coffee House
Thread: Deconversion Experiences
Message #: 115

-Meldinoor

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Message 18 of 21 (593842)
11-29-2010 9:03 PM
Reply to: Message 17 by Meldinoor
11-29-2010 8:58 PM


Articulett, at "Deconversion experiences"
Meldinoor writes:

I second your nomination, but I'd like to add that the Deconversion thread drew out several excellent "personal stories". If I had to pick two that I found particularly well-written and interesting it would have to be cavediver and Apothecus.


And I was considering:

Author: articulett
Forum: Coffee House
Thread: Deconversion Experiences
Message 123

I think the whole thread should get a Thread of The Month award.

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Message 19 of 21 (594114)
12-01-2010 8:04 PM


A mysterious nomination for Rahvin
Author: Rahvin
Message 1
Mysterious Questions, Mysterious Answers and Supernaturalism

A lengthy, but important point.

quote:
What is a mysterious answer? A mysterious answer is an answer lacking in explanatory or predictive power. A mysterious answer is one that does not increase our understanding of the question it attempts to answer, and instead often utilizes vague, poorly defined (if defined at all) terms as a sort of password to stop further investigation and shut down curiosity. At its heart, a mysterious answer is one that appeals to an emotional sense of satisfaction rather than an actual increase in intellectual understanding.

Thanks to the other nods I got this month. Thought I'd share the love. I'd also like to nominate Deconversion experiences as thread of the month with the multiple fantastic and well deserved POTM nominations that came out of it.


  
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Message 20 of 21 (594128)
12-01-2010 9:35 PM
Reply to: Message 14 by Larni
11-29-2010 6:38 AM


Larni
Larni writes:

The was a very good post by that nice young person, Larni, but I forget what thread it was in.

Having read this thread several times, and passed by this lonely post by Larni, I began to feel a bit bad for Larni. It wasn't as awkward as when Doubting Too thought he was a girl (Message 41, Message 47, and Message 50), but I couldn't let it just sit there any longer. So, in pity , I'll nominate this:

Author: Larni
Post: Message 285
Thread: Does ID follow the scientific method?

Not entirely for pity's sake, though. It's a nice exposition of the scientific method, with particular emphasis on hypothesis-testing, where science and ID part ways in terms of methodology.


-Bluejay (a.k.a. Mantis, Thylacosmilus)

Darwin loves you.


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Message 21 of 21 (594155)
12-02-2010 5:02 AM
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12-01-2010 9:35 PM


Re: Larni
Cheers, Bluejay
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