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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: No Religion= Peace
« on: Today at 08:20:25 AM »
More than that O circular one, I have no wish to be saved. Long before it became apparent that religion was, the timid and fearful’s reaction to the finality of death, or the narcissists rejection of their mind-numbing insignificance, I was appalled by the message I was being given.
It was starkly focused when I read the words to Amazing grace, specifically the last verse;

 When we’ve been there ten thousand years,
Bright shining as the sun,
We’ve no less days to sing God’s praise
Than when we’d first begun.

Having struggled (as a child) with the chilling realisation that dying meant extinction, forever, an eternity of non-being. Religion was a siren call, but this verse made me realise there are worse things than personal annihilation. Much rather Shakespeare’s;

The solemn temples, the great globe itself—
Yea, all which it inherit—shall dissolve,
And like this insubstantial pageant faded,
Leave not a rack behind.
We are such stuff
As dreams are made on, and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.

What right thinking, self-aware, intelligent creature could submit to such a horror, time without end yodelling to the glory of such a bloated ego, one who created us for that explicit reason?
No! I was born for endless night, and gladly so

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Flat Earth General / Re: What convinced you that the Earth is flat?
« on: June 26, 2017, 08:53:12 PM »

Sorry Boots, I was worried about you. Carry on.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: No Religion= Peace
« on: June 26, 2017, 08:50:19 PM »

Well I blame my teachers, the religious ones were idiots; One gave a girl in my class 700 lines to do, 100 for each of the devils he said lived within her! To her credit when he shouted at her for not doing them she said that it was the devils that got her the lines, and they wouldn't do them.

The Science teachers I had were pretty good though.

Thanks for the “news flash” but they've been saying that for over 2,000 years, I'm not holding my breath.

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Flat Earth General / Re: What convinced you that the Earth is flat?
« on: June 26, 2017, 02:01:05 PM »

I prefer to think that he is now doing a bad impression of a FE'r for some reason, having come here originally as an enthusiastic RE'r. The story of Junker convincing him is obviously code for this, as Junker, sweet as he is, never convinced anybody of anything.
That, or the blow to the head comment was unintentionally spot on.

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Flat Earth General / Re: What convinced you that the Earth is flat?
« on: June 26, 2017, 01:01:22 PM »

Well tragic as that is, it seems to have affected your reading ability too, the mountains he alludes to are "mountains of evidence", as in lots of evidence, rather than mountains as evidence.

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Flat Earth General / Re: What convinced you that the Earth is flat?
« on: June 26, 2017, 11:24:17 AM »

Boots, have you had a bang on the head lately?

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: No Religion= Peace
« on: June 26, 2017, 11:18:35 AM »

My own church silenced me, I was not allowed to discus the issue at all.
Within two weeks I was forced to leave for conscience sake, to them, I suppose I am an apostate now.
My wife does not believe in FET and either does anyone I know. We attend separate church's now.
My secular friends are more supportive than my Christian friends who regard me as a heretic.
 

And that is the problem and probably what the original post alluded to.

 I don’t get why, if you are the almighty creator you wouldn’t be a bit better at getting your message across, I mean during biblical times he was all hands on, stopping the sun, destroying whole cities, drowning millions and chucking plagues around like they had a sell by date coming up, but now? He’ll occasionally pop up on a piece of toast, help Leicester city win the championship but he won’t sort out your differences with your wife, won’t update his book so it's less ambiguous, won’t even show himself to give us apostates something to think about, his plagues aren’t preceded by an almighty “Right you sinning fuckers take that!” and are largely aimed at the poor (which is why if he did show his face I’m signing for the dark-side) and he has allowed the opposition to multiply so he just looks soft.

So, with all this you get treated in your own words as a heretic (see my Emo joke?) just because you fell for a hoax, and he’s lost interest.  Shit he has a host of angels, he could delegate one to run up a flat map, or turn Parsifal to a pillar of salt, depending on who is right. (If he does turn up, I will turn flatty even if I don’t join your choir, as all reason will be gone anyway), besides, in the beginning was the word and then he forgot how to use them.

One last Emo joke;

When I was a kid, I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the lord doesn’t work that way.
So, I stole one and asked for forgiveness. 

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Flat Earth Debate / Re: Might need to amend the TFES homepage.....
« on: June 22, 2017, 10:05:40 PM »

Hi DS,

There was quite a debate at the time about his recanting but it was decided that he had been forced to do so, by lizards or his mum or shadowy forces, you know the ones that fake history and move us around like puppets. He has now been brain wiped and replaced by an android.

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Flat Earth General / Re: Definition of a Shill
« on: June 21, 2017, 07:35:25 AM »


4. An RET supporter who is getting paid by an organisation to troll sites.

Can you sign up for this? If so where, what are the rates, is there a union for shills, do you get a list of other shills (dangerous, infiltrator alert!), to stop the trolling of the trolls, by the trolls, do I get a voodoo doll of Inti' or is that just for Junker?

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: No Religion= Peace
« on: June 20, 2017, 08:29:35 PM »

And the book Lord of the Flies.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: No Religion= Peace
« on: June 20, 2017, 12:55:05 PM »
Much as It would easy to attribute our propensity to kill each other to our addiction to mumbo-jumbo (see above), it’s not the case. We’re just violent and nasty given the chance, and the gods we invent largely prove that, without religion we have ethnicity, long borne grudges and the fact that your valley is nice, I want your valley, but you outnumber me a bit, ooh I came in the night and cut your throats and I have your valley.

It’s estimated that only 6% of wars are religious in intent rather than just wars of expansion between differing faiths, and it is depressing to note, in that 6% how many of those conflicts are internecine, one branch of the same belief butchering the other over interpretation of some ancient gibberish, reminds me of the Emo joke;

  Once I saw this guy on a bridge about to jump.

I said, "Don't do it!"
He said, "Nobody loves me."
I said, "God loves you. Do you believe in God?"
He said, "Yes."
I said, "Are you a Christian or a Jew?"
He said, "A Christian."
I said, "Me, too! Protestant or Catholic?"
He said, "Protestant."
I said, "Me, too! What franchise?"
He said, "Baptist."
I said, "Me, too! Northern Baptist or Southern Baptist?"
He said, "Northern Baptist."
I said, "Me, too! Northern Conservative Baptist or Northern Liberal Baptist?"
He said, "Northern Conservative Baptist."
I said, "Me, too! Northern Conservative Baptist Great Lakes Region, or Northern Conservative Baptist Eastern Region?"
He said, "Northern Conservative Baptist Great Lakes Region."
I said, "Me, too! Northern Conservative Baptist Great Lakes Region Council of 1879, or Northern Conservative Baptist Great Lakes Region Council of 1912?"
He said, "Northern Conservative Baptist Great Lakes Region Council of 1912."

I said, "Die, heretic!" And I pushed him over.

Religion will do as an excuse, but there are plenty others, Europe was traditionally riven with war, usually because of inbred monarchs arguing over strips of land and crowns. We went to war with Spain over an ear, Honduras and El Salvador had one over football, we’re fucked because we’re stupid, god’s a part of that stupidity, but so are flags and pride.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Religion of Peace Strikes Back
« on: June 19, 2017, 01:09:13 PM »
Well I don't think van hire firms are doing enough to vet their customers. A simple questionnaire, "Do you intend to mow down innocent passers by, due to deeply held, badly thought through prejudices?" would have stopped it all.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Religion of Peace Strikes Back
« on: June 19, 2017, 10:45:39 AM »

Only if they have an antediluvian world view and can sure up brexitisation.


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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Religion of Peace Strikes Back
« on: June 19, 2017, 10:08:38 AM »


Well it looks as though he might have been a Welshman, the only sensible thing to do now is to bomb Cardiff & Swansea until they are just rubble and then send some peace keepers in with a tanker of water to try and win hearts & minds.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Religion of Peace Strikes Back
« on: June 16, 2017, 03:04:51 PM »

Well it's gone now, £17,000 paid in bit-coins apparently.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Official Sports Thread
« on: June 15, 2017, 10:37:36 AM »

Although MacGregor can't box, it will ultimately depend on the script writers.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Religion of Peace Strikes Back
« on: June 15, 2017, 09:13:50 AM »

Talking of Nazi memorabilia, there is a signed Mien Kampf up for auction in Lancashire if you want one Rushy?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-40276600

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Flat Earth General / Re: Round vs. Flat
« on: June 14, 2017, 09:15:09 PM »

I came here in a WTF moment, got hooked as I like arguing with crazy people and shitposting complete drivel, but there are many more things to debate than the shape of the earth and it doesn't hurt to challenge your own world view to see if it holds water.

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Philosophy, Religion & Society / Re: Religion of Peace Strikes Back
« on: June 14, 2017, 09:00:06 PM »

Not sure what media you  subscribe to, but if you read it as well as you obviously did my posts, then you probably got that wrong too.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: The Official Football/Soccer Thread
« on: June 14, 2017, 07:19:46 AM »

Yeah my bad too, but after the previous seasons miracle, it was a bit of a come down for a Leicester fan.

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