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[edit] Postmodern Christianity.

You think of this?: Indeed, the link between contemporary religious conservatism and postmodernism is perverse. — Unsigned, by: / talk / contribs

[edit] Can I remove content from my talk page?

? CheeseburgerFace has locked my talk page because I removed some comments I put there. Where is it written that I cannot do this? And what are the rules vis-a-vis delete someone else's comments in the Saloon, because CheeseburgerFace deleted mine yesterday? Levi Ackerman (talk) 06:36, 9 January 2017 (UTC)

Realised you were in breach of the rules, did you, CheeseburgerFace? Lol.Levi Ackerman (talk) 07:06, 9 January 2017 (UTC)
TrollBait-low quality.jpeg127.0.0.1 (talk) 07:10, 9 January 2017 (UTC)
Please note, it was CheeseburgerFace who moved this topic to this page. I was originally posted in the Saloon. So I find odd that he would move it to a more serious page and then try to convince people not to participate in discussion. :/ Also. — Unsigned, by: Levi Ackerman / talk / contribs 07:29, 9 January 2017 (UTC)

[edit] Is a user (with the relevant rights) allowed to lock another user's talk page and do so indefinitely?

CheeseburgerFace appears to be doing so currently to Levi Ackerman.Levi Ackerman (talk) 07:27, 9 January 2017 (UTC)

You don't have the right to remove discussion from talk pages, even your own, because the whole point of this site is constructive dialogue. Diacelium (talk) 12:24, 9 January 2017 (UTC)
Generally, you're only allowed to remove outright trolling from your user talk page, but you can archive old threads. The tradition of not being allowed to scrub your user talk page is well-established at RW. ScepticWombat (talk) 14:38, 9 January 2017 (UTC)
{ping|CheeseburgerFace}} you hear that assface, I mean, CheeseburgerFace, "You don't have the right to remove discussion from talk pages". Levi Ackerman (talk) 12:34, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
"CheeseburgerFace locked my talk page because I deleted some comments" "I don't have the right to remove comments, take that CheeseburgerFace !" Wow. Diacelium (talk) 13:15, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
Apart from the fact that he now seems to be veering into naked trolling, I think that Levi either misses or deliberately ignores that moving a debate from a user talk page to a more relevant talk page while leaving a redirect is not the same as simply deleting content from a user talk page (i.e. scrubbing), but is similar to archiving old threads: Neither approach involves simply wiping the information. ScepticWombat (talk) 13:27, 10 January 2017 (UTC)

[edit] Helios Megistos?

Has anyone on here come across the unpleasant individual calling himself Helios Megistos?

He has an account on DeviantArt and regularly goes on rants about feminism and islamic conspiracies as well as the greatness *snort* of the house of Windsor.

Hes been trying and failing to create a fantasy setting called the Dawnverse which is essentially a hilariously stupid science fantasy where a time traveler calling herself Persephone takes over Byzantium shortly after Manizkert and restores Hellenism.... only it's not Hellenism it's the authors own distorted and highly inaccurate interpretation of the mythology.

Persephone establishes a matriarchal dynasty but it's anything but a pro feminist setting, it's dripping full of misogyny with the vicious Eosopoulou matriarchs treating men as second class citizens and generally been vicious and tyrannical because Helios believes women can't think rationally or run anything more then a household.

When it's not shitting on women and praising the glory and benefits of absolute monarchy or shitting on democracy and republicanism it's virulently Anti-Muslim and has such atrocities as the destruction of the holy cities and widespread cultural genocide which Helios not so subtly calls "sacred cleansing and purification".

Oh did I mention he believes in telepathy and assorted nonsense and parrots the phrase "blood matters?". The characters all of his failed attempts are writing are all telepathic and nobles to boot! because Helios doesn't consider the lives of anyone outside of his delusional visions of a beautiful elite.

This guy is a racist, sexist misogynistic scumbag and I'd like some help bringing him down a peg or two or at least educating him somewhat.

[edit] Quotation question

To what extent can RW be described in part as 'describing those who subtract from the sum of human knowledge'? (talk) 19:09, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

In my personal view, coming at this from the angle of the history of ideasWikipedia's W.svg?
Certainly RW is "describing those who subtract from the sum of human knowledge" to the extent of something like 80-90% (of "what we do").
Note that that number is ignoring the ol' conservative-liberal clash on topics of politics, a "battle" admittedly being "fought" across many pages.
And really, that very high figure includes documenting, describing, referencing and debunking — and in "those who subtract from human knowledge", I'm bunching everything from ISIS and David Icke to Ken Ham and Time Cube.
But it's a great question, regardless. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 12:58, 16 February 2017 (UTC)
Glad you like it - and based upon the quotation from Thomas Brackett Reed.
And what proportion can be said as 'describing which of the patterns that can be set up on the V-Cube 7 [1] describing the particular topic are most appropriate to the situation (a mixed metaphor I know).
'If you cannot listen to the answers, why do you inconvenience me with questions?' and 'There seems little point in wasting time on such an explanation since you would be incapable of understanding it.'/'Don't be insolent!/'A statement of fact cannot be insolent...' might also apply on occasion. (talk) 18:54, 20 March 2017 (UTC)
I'm sorry, but I don't understand what you mean at all... Come again, please? Reverend Black Percy (talk) 20:22, 20 March 2017 (UTC)
Some of the areas on RW not covered by 'subtracting from the sum of human knowledge' are 'these are the different possible explanations/viewpoints' (the jumped up Rubik's cube) and summing up the attitudes of 'the subtractors' and many RW-ians attitudes towards them. (Quotes by Orac). (talk) 17:16, 21 March 2017 (UTC)
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