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JonF
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Message 1141 of 1227 (870448)
01-20-2020 8:00 AM
Reply to: Message 1139 by Theodoric
01-19-2020 8:53 PM


Read the first letter of each word.

F
U
C
K
S


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Theodoric
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Message 1142 of 1227 (870459)
01-20-2020 12:14 PM
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01-20-2020 8:00 AM


Lol. Got it. I am a little slow sometimes

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.

If your viewpoint has merits and facts to back it up why would you have to lie?


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jar
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Message 1143 of 1227 (870461)
01-20-2020 12:27 PM
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01-20-2020 12:14 PM


When I lived in California back in the 1960s there was a low power radio station with the call letters KCUF. Until someone from the city noticed their van in his rear view mirror.

My Sister's Website: Rose Hill Studios     My Website: My Website

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Coragyps
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Message 1144 of 1227 (870476)
01-20-2020 1:59 PM
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01-20-2020 12:27 PM


In my badly misspent youth, I ran for student body president as the candidate of the Free University Coalition, solely because I was unable to think of anything that started with “k” to go on the end. But the student newspaper still spelled it out when they mentioned us.....
And I never did get my $15 in filing fees back from them damned hippies that encouraged me to run.

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dwise1
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Message 1145 of 1227 (870478)
01-20-2020 2:59 PM
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01-20-2020 1:59 PM


I attended California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) in the early 70's, again in the mid-80's (graduate program), and am currently there in OLLI (a retiree and seniors educational program).

Back during my original stint (mid-way through which they were upgraded from a state college to a state university), I once played around with the name to come up with "Fullerton University of California State" (FUCS).

Elsewhere, there was the outrageous 1980 Robert Zemeckis movie, Used Cars, which centered around the feud between two brothers owning car dealerships across the street from each other and the completely unscrupulous used car salesmen working for one of them. The family name was Fuchs, which is German for "fox". It is pronounced as "fuks" with a normal "u" (which is to say, not in the weird English way which makes phonetic spelling so confusing, but rather like the "oo" in "look" or "goose", but short). In the dialogue, they would overemphasize the English pronunciation as "Fy-oox", making it clear exactly what pronunciation they were trying to avoid even getting close to.


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dwise1
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Message 1146 of 1227 (870486)
01-20-2020 7:12 PM


Source of this Comedy Line?
quote:
I will go carazy! And I'm taking you with me!

First, damn those asterices! That word, "carazy", should be spelled Charlie-Romeo-Alpha-Zulu-Yankee. Because Admin's completely arbitrary rules, I have to modify the following quotes accordingly.

Second, the two instances I have found of it involved a woman talking to a man:

  • First instance I noticed was the final episode of Stargate: SG-1, Unending (follow that link to read the synopsis to understand the situation of a Star Gate Command (SGC) starship being stuck in a time dilation field for years (inside the field, nanoseconds outside it)) -- quotes gleaned from IMDB:
    quote:
    Vala Mal Doran: [to Daniel, about spending 3 months on the Odyssey] I'm gonna go carazy, and I'm taking you with me.

    Another quote I had forgotten:
    quote:
    Vala Mal Doran: Being stuck on this ship is worse than being stuck at the SGC. I-I-I tell you, the last time I was this bored I took hostages!

    Dr. Daniel Jackson: I was there.


  • The second instance just happened to present itself recently in a documentary (¿NetFlix: "The Movies That Made Us", "Home Alone"?) in a clip from Beetlejuice (1988) in which Delia (Catherine O'Hara) yells at her husband Charles (Jeffrey Jones): "I'm gonna go carazy, and I'm taking you with me." (or something almost exactly like that, lacking IMDB quotes). For context, Delia wants to redecorate with extreme avant garde art which is not supported by her husband who prefers L.L. Bean, so she makes that threat to get her way.

This has all the markings of a classic quote. I have no doubt that the screenwriter(s) of Beetlejuice also got it from another source.

Does anybody have any idea what the original source is?


  
frako
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Message 1147 of 1227 (870493)
01-21-2020 5:59 AM



Christianity, One woman's lie about an affair that got seriously out of hand

What are the Christians gonna do to me ..... Forgive me, good luck with that.


  
RAZD
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Message 1148 of 1227 (871148)
01-29-2020 11:32 AM
Reply to: Message 1136 by RAZD
01-14-2020 8:15 PM


xkcd
going places?


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.


Join the effort to solve medical problems, AIDS/HIV, Cancer and more with Team EvC! (click)

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frako
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Message 1149 of 1227 (871372)
02-01-2020 3:32 PM



Christianity, One woman's lie about an affair that got seriously out of hand

What are the Christians gonna do to me ..... Forgive me, good luck with that.


  
AZPaul3
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Message 1150 of 1227 (871373)
02-01-2020 3:37 PM


Confirmation
It's official.

The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything is:

(-80538738812075974)3 + 804357581458175153 + 126021232973356313

Mathematicians Solve an Enduring '42' Problem Using Planetary Supercomputer

Clear confirmation of Deep Thought's 7.5 million year readout.

Deep Thought

Now, if we only knew what the question was.


Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

  
Phat
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Message 1151 of 1227 (871399)
02-02-2020 8:17 AM


Prophecy Fulfilled
NBC Comedy Show SNL did a skit in 2015 featuring the real Donald Trump. I first watched this today, and it is a bit creepy how it turned out. (2015 was of course before Trump was elected president)

“The only way I know to drive out evil from the country is by the constructive method of filling it with good.”Calvin Coolidge
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." ~Mark Twain "
“As the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom, so the denial of God is the height of foolishness.”-RC Sproul, Essential Truths of the Christian Faith

- You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.
Anne Lamott
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.~Andre Gide

  
RAZD
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Message 1152 of 1227 (871458)
02-03-2020 12:42 PM


US UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ACCORDING TO TRUMP SUPPORTERS.
US UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ACCORDING TO TRUMP SUPPORTERS.

From Facebook "One Billion Americans Against Donald Trump"


we are limited in our ability to understand
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dwise1
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Message 1153 of 1227 (871622)
02-07-2020 1:25 AM


Mr. Deity
I just heard of Mr. Deity and his YouTube videos at a skeptics breakfast last Sunday. Very clever. From Wikipedia:
quote:
Cast

  • Brian Keith Dalton: Mr. Deity, a.k.a. El, "El? Oh, him." The creator. Has little interest in—or even full comprehension of—the lives of humans and admits creating humans "to pass the time, provide some entertainment." He proclaims he's not a "details guy," adding that "Lucy handles that" and generally takes the credit for Larry's ideas as well as delegating most tasks to him. He is in an on-again–off-again relationship with Lucy. His misunderstandings of humans, general confusion, self-absorption and pop-culture references are generally the basis of episodes.

  • Jimbo Marshall: Larry, Mr. Deity's assistant. He often helps the Deity stay on task and reviews important details in the plan, clarifying his work, and recording that which is noteworthy; for instance, in putting together the Top Ten list. Despite popular thinking, he is not a version of the Holy Spirit.

  • Sean Douglas: Jesus, Does Mr. Deity a "really big favor" by going to Earth, leading a sinless life, then being sacrificed in the original version of the script. In return he is made "full partner, 1/3 vote." However his own views are often at odds with the Deity's plan, either out of general confusion, misunderstanding, or moral objection. He contributed to the Top Ten list, tries to make sense out of the Deity's edicts, and attempts to get out of being crucified. In the first season Mr. Deity often forgets his name and has called him Jesse. Jesus also occasionally calls Mr. Deity "Dad." Notably, neither the Deity nor Jesus have a full grasp of the Trinity.

  • Amy Rohren: Lucifer or "Lucy," was dumped by Mr. Deity prior to the show and was then appointed by him to run hell. At one point she hired Nietzsche to kill him in retaliation for dumping her. When introduced she requested to have her mascot changed to a "bunny" instead of a snake, and they compromised on a goat. She and Mr. Deity have an on–off relationship. He uses her to facilitate his plan and inflict suffering on others for his amusement.

  • Jarrett Lennon Kaufman: Timmy, technical adviser to Mr. Deity.



Search for "Mr. Deity" on YouTube. Here's an example, "Mr. Deity and the Science Advisor":



In one episode where he's complaining about science and its equations with Lucy, he presents his own "equation", which is printed on some of the items they sell:



(The image that is missing is http://dwise1.net/img/MrDeity.jpg - dwise1.net is not responding to any requests)

Basically his version of "Goddidit".

Edited by dwise1, : corrected misspelling

Edited by Admin, : Replace non-responding image with the missing image.


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Phat
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Message 1154 of 1227 (871632)
02-07-2020 11:12 AM
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02-07-2020 1:25 AM


Re: Mr. Deity
A skeptics breakfast? Hmmmm...that would itself be an interesting topic. not here though.

“The only way I know to drive out evil from the country is by the constructive method of filling it with good.”Calvin Coolidge
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." ~Mark Twain "
“As the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom, so the denial of God is the height of foolishness.”-RC Sproul, Essential Truths of the Christian Faith

- You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.
Anne Lamott
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.~Andre Gide

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dwise1
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Message 1155 of 1227 (871644)
02-07-2020 1:30 PM
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02-07-2020 11:12 AM


Re: Mr. Deity
Not trying to carry on a discussion on skeptics gatherings; if anyone wants such a discussion then they should start a new topic or find an old one.

We have many social meetings such as breakfasts, dinners, movie nights, hikes, kayaking, etc. I attend three such Sunday breakfasts (for two skeptics groups and one atheist) and used to attend a Friday dinner night until I became obligated to help at a weekly swing dance (not related to skeptics).

Basically it's like-minded people getting together discussing many different topics, only a few of which deal with religion. For many, it's a chance to get away from religious/right-wing authoritarian family and co-workers and discuss what's on their minds with others who value reason. It just happen that this Sunday we had a new member who is ex-Mormon and it included a couple recovering Catholics, so religion was the topic this time.

The importance of having such groups is illustrated by the experience of Dan Barker of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (read the first chapters of his book, godless for the story). He was raised fundamentalist Christian and became a fundamentalist minister. But then, being a traveling minister, he noticed problems which got him thinking (Cardinal Sin # 8) and then reading and thinking some more. It was when he formed a discussion group to try to work through some of his questions that problems multiplied which led to him leaving the faith. So he found himself in the Los Angeles area all alone with nobody else the world thinking like he now was. He had to move across the country to Michigan to find any like-minded people.

Ironically, there was a group in Los Angeles (Atheists United in Santa Monica) whom he could go to, but he didn't know that they existed. This was in the early 1980's, so almost the only way you could know about such a group would be by word-of-mouth or by stumbling upon them by accident -- myself I stumbled upon their weekly 15-minute radio show (no longer exists) purely by accident; that was when I first heard of Dan Barker when they broadcast his guest speaker presentation.

Whatever your special interests, there is nothing odd about wanting to associate with others with the same interests.

Like I said, if someone wants to discuss this, then just start a new topic.


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