For the Skeptical amongst us.....

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby FrankChurch » Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:06 pm

Watch it. I hope no bear ate Barber. Heartburn is a terrible thing.

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby FrankChurch » Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:19 pm

Harris believes most wars were not caused by religion, but he forgets religious zeal, which wars have been fought over. The feeling of domination that religion sometimes forces is obvious in claims by military leaders and civilian shills: "Our cause is right, our aim is justice, to save humanity, to stop evil, to bring freedom to freedom sick people. There is a link.

He blames Islam for most terrorist reasoning, but fails to see the political and social realities that fuel anger from people who may be led to believe Jihad is the only way.

He also thinks Islam is more dangerous than Christianity. I guess he forgot the dark ages.

With all this guff about Obama you know the Christian fascists are just gearing up. The war is around the bend. Scared people bring violence.

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby FrankChurch » Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:23 pm

"Religion is immune to criticism." No, it's not. Even Jefferson was a critic. Sure, fundamentalists don't like critics, but they are not the only ones who run the fields.

"Islam is deranged." Yea, that line will make peace in the middle east.

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Lori Koonce » Tue Oct 20, 2009 7:19 pm

*steppin between Frank and Ezra*

Ok you two, I promised Stevie that I'd keep this place standing while he and his lovely wife were away, and I intend to do just that

*draggin the bunnyflogger outta it's holster* DO NOT MAKE ME USE THIS ON EITHER OF YOUR SORRY ASSES.

We now return you to your regularly scheduled madness!

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby FrankChurch » Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:56 pm

Beat me, flay me rawwwwwwwwwww!

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Ezra Lb. » Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:08 am

...steppin between Frank and Ezra...

Huh? You got the wrong guy. You should be stepping between Frank and the imaginary person he's always arguing with. Not me.
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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Lori Koonce » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:07 am

*pullling Ezra aside and whispering.....*

Rule number 1,001: Never argue with a person with an implement of pain in their hand!

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Lori Koonce » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:09 am

FrankChurch wrote:Beat me, flay me rawwwwwwwwwww!



Ya know something Frank, I never dreamed I'd find a guy who would bring out the sadist in me quite the way you do *putting her toy away just cause Frankie would like her to use it a little more than he should*

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Ezra Lb. » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:46 am

Lori, I crave gentleness and kindness, the warm hand on the thigh and the kiss behind the ear.
“We must not always talk in the marketplace,” Hester Prynne said, “of what happens to us in the forest.”
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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Steve Evil » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:53 am

Right, that's enough of that! Behave yourselves people, and put away thsoe instruments of ill-gained gratification! Let's get back to skepticism. . .

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Ezra Lb. » Thu Oct 22, 2009 1:43 pm

Yeah it is pretty nauseating when we're nice to each other isn't it?
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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Lori Koonce » Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:06 pm

Look Steve....

I told our beloved moderator that I'd keep the place from fallin apart while he was gone, didn't tell 'im how I'd get it done. Just spoil all my fun why don't ya....

The only reason I'm even thinking about behaving the way you are asking is cause your chosen moniker spells live backwards..... That's just way too strange for me. :lol:

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Steve Evil » Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:55 pm

Well I've always believed in backwards living. . .

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Lori Koonce » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:10 pm

Evil

I'd have thought with a name like yours you'd have let me run amok. I mean as long as the walls and such were still standing...

I'm afraid to ask, but exactally what is backwards living anyways?

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Re: For the Skeptical amongst us.....

Postby Steve Evil » Sat Oct 24, 2009 12:04 pm

I couldn't tell you, but the imagination works wonders. I read your post as:

Lori Koonce wrote:your chosen moniker spells live backwards...


and it was one of those things that made me go "Hmmm".


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