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- I suggest caution. I strongly suspect that this Mr "Godot" may be an imposter. We should question him closely to determine the truth. --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 11:54, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
You wait. Usually, you'll find a Rhinosourus comes before you've finished your waiting. But that's another story all together.--WaitingforGodot 12:54, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
- You can't: no-one has ever met him. ContribsTalk 12:05, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
Liquid threats is awful and I won't use it
Could I please get demoted? –Inquisitor Sasha 18:16, 30 March 2013 (UTC)
- Thank you! –Inquisitor Sasha 19:08, 30 March 2013 (UTC)
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|Electronic mail||0||17:25, 7 March 2012|
|you are||22||04:00, 6 March 2012|
|Larry Summers eats his heart out||0||18:43, 3 March 2012|
"Governments gotta be small, small enough to fit in the average bedroom if not a womans womb!" ~ somebody here
yup. there's some great "art" going round facebook about that very idea. My favorite has a tiny elephant inside a drawing of a womb. "Government needs to be small, so it can fit inside your vagina" or something.
and why is it always from "aborted fetesus". I think I would happily give my child to science, the way i'd give my own body to science. there are stem cells from the umbilical chords, and from zygotes used for in vetro.
stupid xians. trix are for kids!
Do you have ambitious plans to develop the article on Christian economics and write better stuff than I wrote?
I have no idea. If something catches my eye, I work on it. But the fact that so much of this stuff is just "trite", and stereotypical, and strawman, means it needs cleaned up. Christian economics is a very complex topic. If you are planing on treating it that way, I'll stay out. If your goal is just to write something from a sorta tossed together mess of something you glem without any research...
Right this very moment, I will be working on writing 3 election ballots, so I'm not going to tackle any major topic.
- I've got a feeling if you use that source you'll insist that it's a good source.
- I've got a feeling if I use that source you'll insist that i'm writing poorly sourced Strawman arguments.
Proxima, it's not the sources you use, it's the way you paint the entirety of a religion with one source you find, instead of carefully putting things into context.
It's the fact that you say "Christians think", or worse "some Christians think", rather than being specific about who or what group is "thinking", how prevalent that thought is, and how it is viewed by other Christians. It's the fact that your first goal seems to be to dismiss religion and Christianity, and make them big bad and evil, even when you have to exaggerate to do so.
It's that fact that your "research" looks like something out of a middle schooler's attempts. Superficial, single sources, little indepth analysis.
You don't (to me) appear to really think about each contribution you are making, but just slap up the first thought that comes into your head.
I am not a very good writer, as far as style and word choice - everyone around here knows that. But I make sure what I add 1) at least makes sense, and 2) is factually, and intellectually sound and 3) I reread what I write to make sure I'm not leaving up something people will say "huh?" to, even if they say "learn to spell" or "it sounds better in 3rd person".
The very article you are citing to "Economics of Xian Right" has depth that you simply ignore by saying "If the bible says it's bad, but they want to do it, they ignore it". and? Why do they do that? What prompts them to do that? What is their conviction that allows them to do that? How does that play into the Protestant work ethic, and why is the PWE one of the most damaging concepts for America we have? Do other countries have such a stick with this "christian economics?" How about africa - and how it's playing a very new version of teh same thing, tied into a very scary anti-human perspective?
Your article doesn't really even talk about when this began, and who is doing it.
I'm sorry if it feels like i have "different rules" on sources, but it's not what the source is, it's how its used in the overall context.
In just under a month it should be Easter, then you won't have college work to do and you should have time to do that wonderful article written to post graduate research standard that you want.
If you require that standard of everyone you'll drive people away. Why are you picking on me?
Yeah. Just for the heck of it. :-) I'm generally down town Tuesdays and Thursdays, if that is every a place you hang out. Today, however, I'm home. sorta "sick" sorta "sick of work". :-)
Tuesdays and Thursdays are Discounts for Cabal Members days :-)
LOL NEVER !!!! actually, i was in bed sick all last week, and am trying to catch up this week. Next week is slow again. I'm downtown Tues and Thrus as I said. or atleast my train takes me down town.
Sounds good. I'm only available Tuesday this week anyway, and I'm not sure I'm gonna want to drink, will probably work out instead. Next Thursday (the 8th) at Rock Bottom is their Fire Chief Ale tapping (free from 6 to 6:30 pm), and supposedly there will be lots of Denver firefighters there collecting for charity (at least, they did last year).
Ahhh, my favorite men, Denver FPD (akkk). hehe
(Oh my god, I'm sitting at a coffee shop working, and a sarah palin look alike just walked in. knee jerk reaction is to spill coffee on her. )
So you gonna go see the firefighters tomorrow and drink a little Fire Chief Ale?
Literally, they're bitches.
And remember: liberals are the real misogynists and racists!
i mean. seriously. What does it take to think something like this? law after law after law being proposed (and in some cases, passed) by these idiots who "love women", and they can write this? how self hating are they, or am i missing something?
The comments section of that cartoon are truly a goldmine of self-denial.
Don't you know? Every breath taken by a women uses up an oxygen molecule that could've been used by a man. We shouldn't have to subsidize those sluts' gaseous promiscuity!
And no one is asking you to subsidize anything. they are saying that if you offer any medicine at all, then you must include birth control. why is that so fucking offensive to these people.
of course if you'd rather subsidize a young woman's baby - cause she couldn't afford the birth control, I guess you can do that!
Synopsis for me, because I can't see the image?
typical "black monkey image" of Obama, with 4 dogs at his feet labled, "clinton" "dowd" "fluke" and "wasterman-schultz". the dogs are barking "republicans hate men" "tea-party = taliban", "war on women".
It shows a crude drawing of Barack Obama, with a clipboard reading "FREE! US GOV medical care, homes, cars, birth control, trains" (yes, trains), holding the leashes to 4 dogs representing Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Hillary Clinton, Maureen Dowd, and Sandra Fluke (the last of whom is depicted licking her own genitals). The "dogs" (bitches?) are yipping various lines about how conservatives/the Tea Party/Republicans hate women. The itself image is titled "Good Democratic Bitches" (a play on a TV show called "Good Christian Bitches").
I think the cartoon's point is that, in exchange for free, government-subsidized trains, women agree to hate Republicans.
Is that from the good ol' wingnut e-mail forward folder? I haven't gotten a good one of those in a while.
I found the cartoon via a link from Lawyers, Guns, and Money, a blog I highly recommend following yourself.
Seen this? And what's your take on what Obama has or hasn't done?
Godot appears to have gone missing this last weekend. Along with Goonie. I assume they're having a whirlwind affair with each other.
Oh my god, i *love* al jezira. Repuks and dems are fighting over the women, and the dems are using the First Lady cause Obmam isn't popular? hahahahahahahh.
Unless you are still holding resentment that obama beat the first woman in history to run for president, I'm not too worried. I mean, i don't get the uber left's meme that he's not done anything. He's been as effective if not more effective than any other Dem or Repuke in a while. Then again, i didn't expect him to walk in and may 10,000 years give or take of anti-women views go out the door.
Nor would Clinton. Though I think she'd be far less willing to listen to the republicans today.
I'm having a well deserved affair with my husband, thank you. ;-)
The source  includes, "An expectation of the Second Coming, or physical return, of Jesus Christ to initiate his thousand-year rule of the Earth, which came to be known as the Millennium." as part of the 5 principles of Christian fundamentalism so I included it in the article, Fundamentalist Christianity, you took it out. Is the source OK?
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Millennialism is a specific thing, and I get that a lot of people don't understand that, including most Christians. But what really they are talking about is "last judgment" or "second coming" or something. Even though some people on some sites use inaccurate terms, we should be precise. And it's never the "millennium" by the way. That just means the 1000 years.
By the way, part of the shift in terms is necessary for Fundies, cause the millennium, and a second one, have come and gone. Unless (and god help is 2033ish) they claim it's on the 2000 anniversary of DEATH. i can see it now... even bigger than Y2K. "Jesus is coming... 2000 years have passed since he rose. give your souls to god before it's too late". it might make 2012 look down right tame. ;-)
I'm still pissed about that Y2K thing. I spent two years living in a bomb shelter with my mid-80s diesel Mercedes-Benz and nothing happened.
I was working part time at a tech firm, to make post-graduate ends meet (teaching gigs don't pay much if you aren't full time). Man was it a huge worry. they must have spent a year and millions of bucks preparing for all the chaos. Even down to putting loud alarms in the elevators that were manual, in case the electronics fucked up.
No, it started in teh 80's i think. But this week he's doing an entire week an a girl going into a texas abortion clinic. it's pretty harsh criticism of the whole "you need counseling, ultrasound and a waiting period" crap that defines the right wing approach to abortion control.
what is the opposite of "strongest suit"; weakest PJ's? :-)
i know, i know, different kind of suit.
if it were not for the red squiggles, i'd not spell anything right.
See, the liberal spellcheck is making people lazy and not able to spell anything by themselves. You're all a victim of perverse homosexual lobby weakening the linguistic fiber of our country to make them dependent on government-controller software companies.
Good luck. i've had no internet all day, so by the time i read this, you were there. but let us know how you felt when you're done!
Don't remember exact score due to poor memory of the middle digit. Now I have to wait 10 to 15 days Q_Q
Did you feel good, though? and how did you get your score right away?
The verbal/quantitative scores are instantly given, as they are taken on the computer. Unfortunately, I forgot whether the middle digit was in tests scored 120-170, except it was the same for both. I want to say it was a six, but my perpetual second guessing caused me to doubt it after I walked home. This means I have to wait 10-15 days until the full test with writing is graded to be able to see the results :<
Behold: "Honors 2000 -- Critical Thinking:Human and societal responses to disasters and disaster relief throughout history"
Only Grade: Our submit-by-email final essay.
Pros: Introduced me to Jared Diamond
Cons: Most inane idiotic bullshit I have ever had in a course, made me do team building exercises.
Team building exercises? I'm taking small business management next term; I am not looking forward to the inevitable "team up so you can pretend to be a small business!" activities.
Ew. Group projects. Evil. Evil. Vile things. I usually end up doing all the work...mostly because...the people I'm grouped with are lazy fucks, or...I'm really picky on how I want things done. And if it doesn't end up the way I like, I kinda...do the whole thing by myself, and send the menial tasks to the rest of the group.
After he had obtained the signature page from his committee, Plaintiff inserted an additional, two-page section into his thesis without the knowledge or consent of his committee members. That section, entitled "Disacknowledgements," began: "I would like to offer special Fuck You's to the following degenerates for of being an ever-present hindrance during my graduate career...." It then identified the Dean and staff of the UCSB graduate school, the managers of Davidson Library, former California Governor Wilson, the Regents of the University of California, and "Science" as having been particularly obstructive to Plaintiff's progress toward his graduate degree. Plaintiff later explained that he had not revealed the section to the members of his committee because he feared that they would not approve it.
I was flicking through one of the several softbound thesis copies I have floating around the office, and discovered that the last chapter was on curry recipes... not quite as good as slipping in a good "fuck you", but I know the feeling.
No, see I needed a job, and didn't want to leave the state yet, so that meant lots of small term/short term local teaching gigs. which meant lots of people would say "Oh, you know Sam, i'll give him a ring". Saying "Sam Gill is an arrogant ass", while true, wouldn't have landed me in very nice water. So i said all teh right "assisted me in framing my initial ideas into an actual thesis", "aided me with access to DC archive, which were invaluable to..."
"And one of the most important sub-fields of non-mainstream (‘fringe’) linguistic thought is ‘fringe’ historical linguistics: non-mainstream claims and theories about these very matters."
I'm already lost. maybe I need food. :-)
"Many of the writers in question here have never studied linguistics, and some apparently do not know that the subject exists"
isn't that the best quote describing self proclaimed "experts" in every field when real experts go "what the fuck are you writing about???"
Am I the only one who finds The Onion's latest video more depressing than funny? Talking about the Catholic Church's opposition to contraception and a bullied gay kid is just hard to make funny after a while.
no, you're not. it's pretty much just pathetic.
Satire doesn't need to be funny, though. While I don't think The Onion is the best example of it, Bremner, Bird and Fortune tends to look like it's building up to a great punchline before going really dark. The gay 12 year-old thing isn't so much trying to be funny as it is holding up a mirror to the world and saying "hey world, you're fuck ugly".
I'm sure the citizens of heaven scoff also. You do seem to have good food there, anyway.
my chocolate shop i'll never open, will be called xotohotal.
Your level of exaggerated enthusiasm is annoying me, Dumpling. Be more mellow.
Pssht. Dumpling is fun and it brightens up the wiki when she posts. never mellow out Dumpling - we love you! :-) so there. lol.
Either "Uh oh" or "I do try". depending on how favorite is taken. ;-)