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Author Topic:   October 2012 - Post of the Month
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Message 1 of 4 (675369)
10-10-2012 4:05 PM

When you find a post that is too good to be missed, nominate it here as one of the October, 2012, 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, congratulations, and acceptance statements by nominees.

Edited by AdminAsgara, : typo - not Sept but Oct

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Message 2 of 4 (675477)
10-11-2012 2:55 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by AdminAsgara
10-10-2012 4:05 PM

Rahvin on Needing God
Rahvin doing what Rahvin does....

Message 76

In thread Do We NEED God?

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Message 3 of 4 (675485)
10-11-2012 3:26 PM
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10-11-2012 2:55 PM

Re: Rahvin on Needing God
Thanks Straggler! Been a while since Ive had a nomination.

“The human understanding when it has once adopted an opinion (either as being the received opinion or as being agreeable to itself) draws all things else to support and agree with it.”
- Francis Bacon

"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs." - John Rogers

“A world that can be explained even with bad reasons is a familiar world. But, on the other hand, in a universe suddenly divested of illusions and lights, man feels an alien, a stranger. His exile is without remedy since he is deprived of the memory of a lost home or the hope of a promised land. This divorce between man and his life, the actor and his setting, is properly the feeling of absurdity.” – Albert Camus

"...the pious hope that by combining numerous little turds of
variously tainted data, one can obtain a valuable result; but in fact, the
outcome is merely a larger than average pile of shit." Barash, David 1995.

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Message 4 of 4 (677578)
10-30-2012 4:16 PM

dwise1, at Foreveryoung Discussions
Author: dwise1
Forum: Coffee House
Thread: Foreveryoung Discussions
Message #: 46

Not in the faith based science? topic, but that's what it's about.

The summary sentence from within that message:

When we accept what a scientific source tells us, it is out of trust that that source had done due dilligence.

Alas, there was a bit of a lack of diligence in the spelling of "dilligence".


Professor, geology, Whatsamatta U
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

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