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by addams
Tue Nov 27, 2012 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 5412
Views: 740628

Re: Police misbehavior thread

I'm having what seems to me to be first hand experence. I was not shot. I was not arrested.(whew. I hate that.) It was 'nip and tuck'. Those guys scare the livin' shit outta me. To be avoided. I went to them. They arrested Mary Sue Terry. Cathrine told me! Cathrine can play me like a fiddle. Cathrin...
by addams
Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:34 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Gun Control
Replies: 2237
Views: 318300

Re: Gun Control

Tame deer and wild deer will taste the same. Tame deer are, just, easier. I have not see a deer in a few days. I hear the rifle shots. It is a season like all other seasons. The deer from the tame herds that live through the season will be back under the apple tree after hunting season. It does make...
by addams
Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:14 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Gun Control
Replies: 2237
Views: 318300

Re: Gun Control

Yep. We are a silly bunch. Deer season is weird. I know we need to thin the herds. i know deer meat is a good source of protein. But; The hunters have come into town in the last few days. The town deer are, kind of, pets. They wander around town being beautiful and interesting. They are fed by loads...
by addams
Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1139: "Rubber and Glue"
Replies: 55
Views: 23643

Re: 1139: "Rubber and Glue"

Books. I miss my books, sometimes.
Books are heavy.
The books you people are musing over are heavy materal in many ways.

P. Chem books make me laugh. That shit is hard.
by addams
Tue Nov 27, 2012 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The Flow of Time
Replies: 15
Views: 3959

Re: The Flow of Time

Is this a question of physics or an ill-defined question of philosophy? Can't it be both? Yes. The physics part is all the other stuff that is flowing in our river of time. The philosophy part is was we think about all that stuff and all the other potental stuff splashing, dripping, falling and flo...
by addams
Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

Did we, as a group of strangers, make a loop? It is a loopy subject. Hx: People of faith face many situations with a calm that is lacking from the faithless. Test it? Can't. It's not ethical. (That's kind of fuuny.) Is there a way to test it? ech. Who gives a fuck? Religion does effect what think ab...
by addams
Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

Sorry, but is the Thumper's mother line intended to suggest I was saying things that weren't nice? Not sure where you would get that idea, but it certainly wasn't my intention. I just doubt those types of studies have much validity, and I don't think they tell us anything useful about religious bel...
by addams
Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Gun Control
Replies: 2237
Views: 318300

Re: Gun Control

Please don't report me. I ran out of room. I think it is a funny story. Two weeks ago a man was in town. He said someone's stray bullet broke the glass on his shower. It's hunting season out there. The deer come into town. The hunters are not all shooting at shadows. Some are. It is a wonder as few ...
by addams
Mon Nov 26, 2012 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Gun Control
Replies: 2237
Views: 318300

Re: Gun Control

Because it shows good faith. 1st answer off the top of my head. Hey! I'm from gun country. It was an option most of my life. The thing I liked about guns were the scopes. Stupid to carry all that wt. When I just wanted to see. Heavy, loud as fuck, expencive and not impossible to lose. Like set it do...
by addams
Mon Nov 26, 2012 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

There is no way that I will ever understand all the different belief systems out there. Each indivdual seems to have their own take on the basics of their oun social/cultual faith. So; The way I understand it my calling in times of crisis is to hold their hands. Hold them in my lap, if needed an say...
by addams
Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:52 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

Smug? Fuck. Yes. You are right. There are people that are smug. I have never felt smug in the presence of death. Comforted.. ? Comforted by what? I have gone into the hospital chapel. It's quiet in there. Death is the great equalizer. We all die. The well cared for, those that are comforted, well..?...
by addams
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:40 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

We could do a lit. Review. I don't have the tools for it. Studies on faith. I have read a few. Studies about end of life. Yep.. Those I read. One group of reproducable studies showed mean, my way or the highway types out lived the sweet surendering types in gereatric care. Oh! Several studies showed...
by addams
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:06 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What’s the best piece of advice you could give to everyone?
Replies: 121
Views: 26955

Re: What’s the best piece of advice you could give to everyo

Wasps are bastards this time of year in the north. Avoid their company, if possible.

If you are stung, like me, and you can't find the baking soda; Then table salt works fine.

No. Not for the wasp for the injection site.
by addams
Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

I'm going to pretend I'm skiping Church.

There is no pleasure in it. Less pleasure at Church.

The buildings are cool. Not worth a two hour drive.

The Saints of Science don't need Latin translators, anymore.
by addams
Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:39 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

There were people in that room that had never heard those words before. It was a diservice. He was intrurpting Sagan. I have heard and read those words many times. An old poem; Written by a man in the late 20th century. The words are fairly clear. His conclusion was, This underscorse our responsibli...
by addams
Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

It Is Sunday! The best day of the week? Pfft. God did not create one hour different the others. What we do with them makes them Special or boring. Skipping Church is so much fun. I started doing it on other days. You? I'm not skipping Church. I quit going. I thought they were not doing it right enou...
by addams
Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Is it possible to have a rational debate on global warming?
Replies: 1714
Views: 277090

Re: Is it possible to have a rational debate on global warmi

Umm. I have no business sticking my nose into your conversation. You guys are doing great. The math is cute. (Shrug.) Run the numbers both ways. That is some fancy math. I liked the cone. The predictive power of Science. (?) Please, don't slap me. Science decribes. I've given it some thought. Sure a...
by addams
Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

Nice. We can love the words and respect the author. Still; After consideration, we must mock the words and ourselves. Religion is funny. After a few years of Bush II in the us, I edited my copy. I drew a line through ' the dull and the ignorant'. See? That's funny. It is such a kind poem. It seems t...
by addams
Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

We need a new Creation Myth. The bible was a box of files. The box got dropped. The box got kicked around for a while. Someone put a label on it, 'WORD OF GOD'. Like a kick me or killroy was here. There are better things out there. As man matures man's Gods mature. Humans often grow older. Do all hu...
by addams
Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:02 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The Flow of Time
Replies: 15
Views: 3959

Re: The Flow of Time

Is this a question of physics or an ill-defined question of philosophy? http://rescomp.stanford.edu/~cheshire/EinsteinQuotes.html Such a nice question. Somewhere, That fine mind was quoted. He said something about past, present and future as a persestant? illusion..He was at a funeral. In lighter c...
by addams
Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:20 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14019
Views: 1915923

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Some one is going to be forced as a condition of public employment to work with those bones. The dead tend to be quiet. I wonder what the living say? To the bones? I know for a fact, the living talk to the dead. And, sometimes for the dead. Weird. I know. I What are the rules? Different for this box...
by addams
Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desiderata#section_2 Did that work? Religion. There are other ways. Do you know a way that leads straight through the heart of Religion? Religion is not the goal. Religion is to the Goal what the Path is to Home. Did we meet on the path? Ok. I still am intrested in Rel...
by addams
Fri Nov 23, 2012 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Why are government-run businesses so inefficient?
Replies: 131
Views: 26658

Re: Why are government-run businesses so inefficient?

One interesting thing I've encountered with public businesses in Australia which is an interesting source of inefficiency: government departments have a budget which is allocated by the government according to their need. If a department is performing efficiently, they use less money than their bud...
by addams
Fri Nov 23, 2012 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

It can be simple. All of nature belongs to God? That's stupid. God made a Church of its own. I saw it. (I can give locations of three.)Then people started to tear it down. Then ech. People. They saved some of it. Another misstranslation? Churches don't save people. People save churches. Why? Meaning...
by addams
Fri Nov 23, 2012 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

Mourning?... The Label says, Religion. Rape? Crap. There is a thread dedicated to the topic of rape. I was thinking about Religion. I like churches. Not all churches are the same. I like the common church stuff. Churches are like thoses termite mounds. Very impressive. Now; Talk to one of the indivi...
by addams
Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:23 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/ The bbc made a list. Did you read the Rasta rules? Good Greif. People!! That whole Religion got off the ground in the 1930's. To be fair; It is mostly plagerized. Of course, most human thought is. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confucianism The bbc left Confu...
by addams
Fri Nov 23, 2012 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

I can see it working; In some cases. 1. It is a world where the father and mother and the woman with the Gater Shoes decide who a young woman will marry. 2. She wants to marry ..umm someone. 3. It is on the woman's word? O.K. It is one way to choose. There were to concurant standards; Right? 1. Tell...
by addams
Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:07 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Why are government-run businesses so inefficient?
Replies: 131
Views: 26658

Re: Why are government-run businesses so inefficient?

Really? Depressing way to start the day. Pfft. They all start this way. The way I see it? The State is competing for money with private companies? O.K. That, right there, is weird. All the money belongs to The State. The State competing for money with the private sector? Weird. Let's assume it is tr...
by addams
Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

Further, if god wants us to figure it out on our own, and wants us free of authority, what business does he have sending out occasional spokespeople? Just to muddy the waters and mess with our heads? That is a darned good question. Jokes sometimes explain things. Prayer is the phone call to God. &q...
by addams
Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:44 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

Danm it! Company? So many members of The Human Family are an embarassment. We should have invested in manners. The good news is it might be microscopic. I wonder; Will it have a 'trick'? Disruption of the Kreb's Cycle would be an impressive trick. Let people pray. I'd like to stand with a friend and...
by addams
Thu Nov 22, 2012 3:03 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

I'm not sure if this belongs in this thread (or if it has been discussed before) but: NASA has announced Curiosity has made a 'very interesting' discovery 'for the history books' that they are verifying over the next few weeks. There is rampant speculation this may be discovery of 'life' (or a leas...
by addams
Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

http://www.google.com/search?q=georgia+o'keeffe&hl=en&client=ms-android-americamovil-us&tbo=d&gl=us&source=android-launcher-widget&biw=480&bih=295&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=LZCtUJHpCIPs9ASZtYDIDw&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAQ#i=301 (Oh, dear. I'm not doing this ...
by addams
Wed Nov 21, 2012 7:41 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14019
Views: 1915923

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

No edit functioning edit button. At the beach, out in the woods, in a meddow with the cows; Grat; Be nude like everyone else. The birds with their freathers. The hoofed beasts with their thick skins and fur hair coats In town you look naked in ways a dog rarely does. Humans are dirty and weird in la...
by addams
Wed Nov 21, 2012 7:20 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14019
Views: 1915923

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

The sensible ordinance is to make nudity okay so long as you can't spread feces or urine, so essentially the current laws plus it's okay for women to be topless. Plus it would OK to wear completely transparent clothing. Completely transparent clothing is a wonderful idea. Well; Not for everyone. Tr...
by addams
Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14019
Views: 1915923

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Wiener tired of nude men in San Francisco Ugh. There is nothing inherently wrong with nudity. It does not harm others. If a person happens to be nude and also harms someone else, the problem is what they were doing that was harmful, not that fact of their nudity. The government has no place legisla...
by addams
Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:16 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14019
Views: 1915923

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

http://m.washingtonpost.com/national/big-storm-pounds-washington-oregon/2012/11/20/b38eccbd-5633-4b1c-b8ad-ade167e70616_video.html This strikes me as funny. 1. Nature gets ONE hunter and it makes the news. Hunter gets nature; It's no big deal. 2. That tree that falls in the woods? They all make a so...
by addams
Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:53 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

That was a sweet rant. I did not follow all the links The God like powers alloted to the common people, still impress me. Religion is the subject. Right? Will someone draft a momo? 1. The are more trees in this garden. 1. (Restated for clarity)1. There are other Religions. 2. Each one of us is a lit...
by addams
Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:54 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

I am still a big ole fan of The Laws of Thermodynamics.

They describe the seen quite well, often.
by addams
Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:48 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 505181

Re: Religion: The Deuce

YES! You got it! Umm. I can't quote and comment at the bottom, like normal posters. (Sorry.) Addams, I guess you mean 'tesseract?' Taserat sounds quite cool though. Like a laser weapon made from a rodent. The clip that I think you wanted people to watch was interesting, but Sagan seemed to spend hea...
by addams
Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1135: "Arachnoneurology"
Replies: 107
Views: 21548

Re: 1135: "Arachnoneurology"

Perhaps they could have gotten some of the material from all of the spider webs in Wagga Wagga after the floods in Australia. The forum won't let me post the link, so just Google "spiders spin wet blanket over wagga wagga" and click on the news dot com dot au link and check out the pictur...

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