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Message 511 of 522 (791610)
09-18-2016 11:16 AM
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09-18-2016 10:59 AM


Moving the thread to the Spam folder (it's hidden). Thanks for noticing.

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Message 512 of 522 (792414)
10-09-2016 8:34 AM


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Message 68. Don't compare me to Trump, please, in really any context. That's a low blow. Just because you're more-or-less insulated from the negative effects of his candidacy and potential election doesn't mean everyone is, so cavalierly tossing around "You sound like Trump" may not be the best use of your privilege. Think about it.
  
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Message 513 of 522 (802702)
03-19-2017 10:21 AM


Getting sick of Rrhains lies
Thread: Gay Marriage as an attack on Christianity

I don't know why he wants to bully me into pretending that his misinterpretation was correct, but certainly he seems to think that it is more important than saying anything useful


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Message 514 of 522 (802707)
03-19-2017 10:32 AM
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03-19-2017 10:21 AM


Re: Getting sick of Rrhains lies
Some folk seem to mistake sitting and laughing for running away.

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Message 515 of 522 (802792)
03-20-2017 8:58 AM
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03-19-2017 10:21 AM


Re: Getting sick of Rrhains lies
The active moderators seem to be participating in this thread. If the problem continues I'll recuse myself for a couple days and then resume as moderator.

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Message 516 of 522 (803177)
03-26-2017 3:15 AM
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Re: Getting sick of Rrhains lies
He's back and still lying.
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Message 517 of 522 (803243)
03-27-2017 7:30 PM
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03-26-2017 3:15 AM


Getting sick of PaulK's lies
PaulK continues to lie about what's happening in the Gay Marriage as an attack on Christianity thread (Message 513 and Message 516).

You will note, at least, that I continue to actually engage him in discussion (Message 706) whereas he simply whines (Message 699).

For an even better example, check out his post, Message 696, and see the response it generated, Message 698. Notice which one comes with the inclusion of references and complete quotes in full context.

There is a simple solution and it's entirely in PaulK's hands:

Engage or ignore.

Nobody's forcing him to respond. Ooh! We can have a contest! PaulK can simply stop responding and we'll see how long it takes before I bring it up again! I admit to having some inside information, but I'll claim "Never." Place your bets!


Rrhain

Thank you for your submission to Science. Your paper was reviewed by a jury of seventh graders so that they could look for balance and to allow them to make up their own minds. We are sorry to say that they found your paper "bogus," specifically describing the section on the laboratory work "boring." We regret that we will be unable to publish your work at this time.

Minds are like parachutes. Just because you've lost yours doesn't mean you can use mine.

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Message 518 of 522 (803277)
03-28-2017 8:01 AM
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03-27-2017 7:30 PM


Re: Getting sick of PaulK's lies
I don't have a horse in this race, so even though I've been participating in the thread it won't be a conflict of interest if I begin moderating now.

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Message 519 of 522 (803290)
03-28-2017 2:31 PM
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03-27-2017 7:30 PM


Re: Getting sick of PaulK's lies
There is a simple solution and it's entirely in PaulK's hands:

Engage or ignore.


You suggest "ignore" as a "simple solution". But in the thread itself, you say things like

PaulK continues to run away
(from Message 711)

That seems to contradict the offer of "ignore" as a "simple solution".

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Message 520 of 522 (803306)
03-28-2017 4:00 PM
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03-28-2017 2:31 PM


Re: Getting sick of PaulK's lies
nwr responds to me:

quote:
You suggest "ignore" as a "simple solution".

Like I said: Let's have a contest!

PaulK simply stops responding to me. You do agree that that is simple, yes?

Let's take bets on how long it takes for me to bring it up again. I admit that I have some inside information on what I'm going to do, but I am choosing "Never." If he stops responding, so will I.

quote:
That seems to contradict the offer of "ignore" as a "simple solution".

How?

Are you saying that if he simply stops, I'll keep going? I'll admit that I do every now and then use bumps to try and remind people that they have run away from unanswered questions. I even did it to Faith regarding that very subject (which she still hasn't answered). But I get the feeling that if PaulK (and by extension, everyone else) were to simply consider me a lost cause and stop responding to that little bit about Faith's faith (after all, it's just him and me...not even Faith is involved in it and I can guarantee you that she'd be shocked to discover that I am defending her right to her beliefs), despite the fact that I'll consider him to have run away, I won't say anything about it. And if I do, I'll send him a bottle of wine from Temecula. Callaway Vineyard is really nice.

So how is his ignoring me not a simple solution?

Where's the contradiction?


Rrhain

Thank you for your submission to Science. Your paper was reviewed by a jury of seventh graders so that they could look for balance and to allow them to make up their own minds. We are sorry to say that they found your paper "bogus," specifically describing the section on the laboratory work "boring." We regret that we will be unable to publish your work at this time.

Minds are like parachutes. Just because you've lost yours doesn't mean you can use mine.

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Message 521 of 522 (803312)
03-28-2017 4:48 PM
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03-28-2017 2:31 PM


Re: Getting sick of PaulK's lies
It's pretty obvious that some folk are simply assholes who are so picayune and insignificant that they have to characterize adults ignoring them as running away. But it that is what is needed to stroke their little egos it really is a small sacrifice.

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Message 522 of 522 (803322)
03-28-2017 5:35 PM
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03-28-2017 4:00 PM


Re: Getting sick of PaulK's lies
I see your point. Lighten up, people...share some wine and dismiss the whine!

I admit that it is frustrating when people occasionally ignore my challenges...I am here to entertain myself as much as anybody. We all need to be taken seriously at least some of the time....

Sounds like a family argument to me.


Chance as a real force is a myth. It has no basis in reality and no place in scientific inquiry. For science and philosophy to continue to advance in knowledge, chance must be demythologized once and for all. RC Sproul
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." Mark Twain "
~"If that's not sufficient for you go soak your head."~Faith
"as long as chance rules, God is an anachronism."~Arthur Koestler

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