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New Cat's Eye
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Message 76 of 108 (807530)
05-03-2017 4:03 PM
Reply to: Message 70 by Davidjay
05-03-2017 10:38 AM


Re: Measure of a man !!!
From where I am sitting, I have won all discussions and wonder why evolutionists are so easy to defeat,..

The easiest person to convince is yourself.

The real measure is how many other people you have convinced?

That it is exactly zero is very telling.

Nobody cares that you can fool yourself.


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New Cat's Eye
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Message 80 of 108 (807655)
05-04-2017 1:55 PM
Reply to: Message 77 by Davidjay
05-04-2017 11:51 AM


Re: Measure of a man !!!
Lets move on with more proofs.....

Let's not and say we did.


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New Cat's Eye
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Message 82 of 108 (807789)
05-05-2017 1:07 PM
Reply to: Message 81 by Davidjay
05-05-2017 12:11 PM


Re: Measure of a man !!!
Lets move on and...

Let's not and say we did.

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The word comes from French charlatan, a seller of medicines who might advertise his presence with music and an outdoor stage show. The best known of the Parisian charlatans was Tabarin, who set up a stage in the Place Dauphine, Paris in 1618, and whose commedia dell'arte inspired skits and farces inspired Molière. The word can also be traced to Spanish; charlatán, an indiscreetly talkative person, a chatterbox. Ultimately, etymologists trace "charlatan" from either the Italian ciarlare, to chatter or prattle; or from Cerretano, a resident of Cerreto, a village in Umbria, known for its quacks.

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In reported spiritual communications, a charlatan is a person who fakes evidence that a spirit is "making contact" with the medium and seekers. Notable people who have successfully debunked the claims of purported supernatural mediums include magician/scientific skeptic James Randi, Brazilian writer Monteiro Lobato and magician Harry Houdini.

Synonyms for "charlatan" include "mountebank", "shyster", and "quack." "Mountebank" comes from the Italian montambanco or montimbanco based on the phrase monta in banco - literally referring to the action of a seller of dubious medicines getting up on a bench to address his audience of potential customers.

"Quack" is a reference to "quackery" or the practice of dubious medicine.


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