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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: August 16, 2017, 08:17:40 PM »
Also, what with all the Republicans coming out of the woodwork and denouncing Trump's position, this has gone beyond a "left vs right" issue. It is literally Nazis and white supremacists vs everybody else.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: August 16, 2017, 08:14:05 PM »
I'm not in your country

Yes, I'm aware you're from the birthplace of the Aryan race, no need to remind me.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: August 16, 2017, 05:13:45 PM »
I can only think that after months of saying almost nothing regarding Trump, Blanko's choice of this particular incident to speak up and defend Trump's words, something literally nobody in this country except the Nazis he sympathizes with has been willing to do, speaks volumes about the nature of his character.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: August 13, 2017, 06:02:44 PM »
I inserted the word "rightfully" because I thought his intention was good. Not because I thought he succeeded in what he intended.

Right, you thought it was something he was right to do, despite thinking it didn't matter whether he did it or not because what he says doesn't matter. I get it, I'm familiar with the concept of doublethink.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: August 13, 2017, 05:53:16 PM »
No, the first statement merely concerns Trump's intentions.

No, it also concerns your opinion of those intentions. By inserting the word "rightfully" in there you are saying you agreed with his reasoning. But then by saying you don't think it matters what he says, you are disagreeing with his reasoning. You can't have it both ways.

So... Yeah. Totally contradictory statements.


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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: August 13, 2017, 05:19:03 PM »
I think he (rightfully) doesn't want to invigorate the extreme left that is just as capable of being violent.

I don't think it makes any difference to them what Trump says.

Oh these statements aren't contradictory at all.  ::)

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: August 13, 2017, 02:45:59 PM »
listening to trump try to condemn the charlottesville violence without offending white nationalists would be p funny if it weren't so pathetic

I think he (rightfully) doesn't want to invigorate the extreme left that is just as capable of being violent.

So your theory is that he was trying not to "invigorate the extreme left", so he treated the matter in a way that would be guaranteed to anger the left. That's hilarious. Is this how Hannity's spinning it or something?

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Superhero Movies & Comics General
« on: August 11, 2017, 06:20:21 AM »
I'm sure it will be an attempted retcon of the less popular elements of the DC cinematic universe and yet another grimdark Batman movie, don't be so negative Saddam.

And if this doesn't work there's always Crisis the Movie.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Game of Thrones
« on: August 10, 2017, 08:53:15 PM »
I refuse to believe that Littlefinger is anything less than a brilliant chessmaster quietly manipulating everyone involved into doing exactly what he wants.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: August 10, 2017, 08:49:50 PM »
https://apnews.com/8587e83c9de342b08e0b65bc5562e664

Trump is literally pissing off a Nuclear nation while on vacation.  Where this Obama, Fox would be bitching about how Obama is taking a vacation while such a crisis exists.

Well sure, Fox gonna Fox. It's not like there's any expectation of objectivity from them; they're a propaganda machine, not a legitimate news channel.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Game of Thrones
« on: August 09, 2017, 12:29:56 PM »
Dany attacking Westeros with her dragons is something I've been waiting years to see, and seeing it actually happen was extremely satisfying. Well done.

Also Arya isn't a little girl anymore and she has been taught how to fight by some of the best in the world and this is a fantasy story, what a weird thing to nitpick.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: August 09, 2017, 12:24:18 PM »
So get this: I have no problem with Trump's warning against North Korea. Indeed I think it's about time someone threw the little dictator's violent rhetoric back at him. I don't think there's any real threat of nuclear war because I don't think Kim would be willing to lose everything over a pissing contest and I think he knows he won't win a war with us, and I seriously doubt Trump's threat changed anything. I think Trump showed some balls which is one of the first commendable things he's done in his presidency.

And those who say they fear the president might strike first, I personally find the prospect of Kim striking first much more frightening.

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Flat Earth Debate / Re: Complete Circumnavigation
« on: August 08, 2017, 03:15:22 AM »
Hey flat-earthers,

If you believe that the earth is flat, how come when you travel around the world, you get back to your take-off point instead of falling off the edge?

Do you understand how circumnavigation works?


Don't be surprised by the lack of response to this question.  They have to venture way outside of their BS comfort zones in order to be able to provide any kind of response, and the time it takes to carefully word this kind of bullshit just isn't worth it for them.
Do you understand how circumnavigation works?

You go around in circles on a flat earth. You go around the globe on straight lines.You set your course on the globe and stay on it. You would be continually turning on a flat earth.

No, traveling east or west on a globe you are still constantly turning. Except right on the Equator.

No.
You have it backwards.
It is following a straight line course from port to port, using civilian and/or military oceanic navigation as an example.
No matter if it is east to west, north to south or any direction in between, such as north-east to south-west .
Just take a string and stretch it from San Diego to Honolulu on a globe as an example.
It is a straight line.
I suggest if you don't take this as the fact, ask some shipping company official or someone in the Navy if they go on a straight line course or go aound in a circle to and/or from San Diego to Honolulu.

There is a scene in the 1958 movie "A Night To Remember" where Second Officer Lightoller looks at the compass and tells the Quartermaster to "Stay on course QM ." He doesn't say "Keep on turning in a circle, QM." He is referring to the straight line course set for RMS  Titanic at that time in the crossing . (266 Degrees True) It is that way in reality.

Do you even have a flat earth map to prove how it would be IF the earth was flat ?

No, I wasn't wrong about this. There are an infinite number of ways to circle a globe without turning in all variations of directions like northeast or southwest, but only one that goes due east-west. It's the reason planes follow great circle routes. If you look at a plane route that runs east-west on a regular Mercator projection that shows east and west as straight lines it appears curved, but that is because (assuming the Earth is round) the shortest distance between two points on a globe (a straight line) is always a great circle, which only runs straight east-west at the Equator.

This is basic math. Nothing else in your post changes this, or even actually contradicts it, as far as I can see, although you do seem to assume a string wouldn't curve if you tried to stretch it taut anywhere that runs east-west on a globe other than the Equator, which is wrong.

Try to learn something rather than insisting on your own superiority for a change. You can look this stuff up for yourself.

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Flat Earth Debate / Re: Complete Circumnavigation
« on: August 06, 2017, 09:59:17 PM »
Hey flat-earthers,

If you believe that the earth is flat, how come when you travel around the world, you get back to your take-off point instead of falling off the edge?

Do you understand how circumnavigation works?


Don't be surprised by the lack of response to this question.  They have to venture way outside of their BS comfort zones in order to be able to provide any kind of response, and the time it takes to carefully word this kind of bullshit just isn't worth it for them.
Do you understand how circumnavigation works?

You go around in circles on a flat earth. You go around the globe on straight lines.You set your course on the globe and stay on it. You would be continually turning on a flat earth.

No, traveling east or west on a globe you are still constantly turning. Except right on the Equator.

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The OP's suppositions really don't represent our views at all. It seems to be a mishmash of YouTube nonsense. Read the wiki on the relevant topics, that's all I can really say.

When you say "our views", who are you referring to?

I am referring to the classic view as espoused in the wiki. The context might have helped you figure that out but it's okay, I recognize that you're not that bright. Just don't expect me to constantly be here to hold your hand.

Clearly you put too much weight in your opinion of yourself.  Did you see how you had to remove the actual context of my comment just to make yours?

Well, I removed the attack part of your response, for the sake of decorum. Aside from that I clearly answered your question, even in the full context you intended as far as I can see. There is indeed a diverse array of opinions regarding FE, as can be said about just about any worthy endeavor honestly, but there's really only one endorsed by this website, and that is the one in the wiki. Again I made it abundantly clear that this was the view I was referring to even before you asked so I'm going to take a cue from an old colleague and recommend you visit a website called rif.org. Proper reading comprehension is essential in our modern information-based society so I would sincerely suggest you take my recommendation seriously.

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The OP's suppositions really don't represent our views at all. It seems to be a mishmash of YouTube nonsense. Read the wiki on the relevant topics, that's all I can really say.

When you say "our views", who are you referring to?

I am referring to the classic view as espoused in the wiki. The context might have helped you figure that out but it's okay, I recognize that you're not that bright. Just don't expect me to constantly be here to hold your hand.

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The OP's suppositions really don't represent our views at all. It seems to be a mishmash of YouTube nonsense. Read the wiki on the relevant topics, that's all I can really say.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: August 04, 2017, 03:15:56 PM »
Yo shit just got real.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: July 31, 2017, 09:01:17 PM »
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/07/31/trump-ousts-scaramucci-as-communications-director-241172

So he missed the birth of his child for a job that only lasted 10 days.

Well done. "No WH chaos!"

And saw his wife file for divorce to boot, though I suppose that might be unrelated.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Trump
« on: July 28, 2017, 03:21:44 PM »
But da emails, rite?

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