Robert Nason's Culture Café

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby Ezra Lb. » Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:54 pm

The lines are straight. If you don't believe me fetch a ruler.

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby Chuck Messer » Tue Sep 09, 2014 5:37 am

It's amazing the tricks one can play on the eye/brain interface.

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby FrankChurch » Tue Sep 09, 2014 10:59 am

The minds eye is the true eye, ponder that.

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby Chuck Messer » Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:38 pm

The "Mind's Eye" made those straight lines look crooked.

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby Lori Koonce » Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:18 am

So Frank, answer a. Question. We know that magic goes back at least as far as the Egyptians.

If your idea of the mind's eye being the true eye is correct, exactly how did this happen? We wouldn't be so easily fooled in this day and age if you are connect would we?

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby FrankChurch » Wed Sep 10, 2014 11:57 am

Our brains get in the way of our eyes, young one.

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Nason lives in culture central but us fly-over fucks have vast cultural tastes as well. We don't all eat with our feet. Kentucky is close but not that close.

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby Lori Koonce » Wed Sep 10, 2014 1:14 pm

Post removed for insulting language towards another poster.

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby FrankChurch » Wed Sep 10, 2014 2:12 pm

Wow, was what I said really that bad?

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby Moderator » Wed Sep 10, 2014 3:13 pm

FrankChurch wrote:Wow, was what I said really that bad?


No, it wasn't.

Lori, a bit over the top and unkind.
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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby Rick Keeney » Wed Sep 10, 2014 8:48 pm

FrankChurch wrote:Our brains get in the way of our eyes, young one.

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No idea what Lori said, but this quote sounds condescending.

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby Steve Barber » Thu Sep 11, 2014 12:50 am

I don't agree, Rick. It sounds no more insulting than an attempt at humor using the old "grasshopper" title from KUNG FU.

As I noted in another thread, some people read any and all of Frank's posts looking for an insult. I can't help that. But I'm certainly not going to see fault when I honestly don't see it myself.
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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby Lori Koonce » Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:21 am

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FrankChurch wrote:Wow, was what I said really that bad?


No, it wasn't.

Lori, a bit over the top and unkind.


Sorry gang. I can't say it won't happen again, but I'll do my best.

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby FrankChurch » Thu Sep 11, 2014 12:55 pm

I do wish Nason would stay put.

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby FrankChurch » Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:23 am

You want culture, I gotcha culture. Travis Louie may be the best artist working today. This shit blows my mind. Scary, weird, esoteric, eye-popping, brilliant, off-putting:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-hCfDwUff2g8/U ... 811%29.jpg

http://inspirationhut.net/wp-content/up ... 04/175.jpg

http://www.emptykingdom.com/wp-content/ ... e_web8.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7460/8771 ... 11c7_z.jpg

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lD5_GLx_Nsg/U ... 819%29.jpg

Wow, just wow. Harlan would love it.

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Re: Robert Nason's Culture Café

Postby Robert Nason » Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:34 pm

Lori Koonce wrote:
Robert Nason wrote:Too bad Joan Rivers died. She was single, too.


First things first, welcome back. I've missed you and your way of expressing yourself.

Now about Ms Rivers, do you really wanna look like what ever phrase is out there for a male gold digger? I mean it's not like she was the only elder!y, rich and singleJewish woman in the entire state was she?


Actually, Joan is pretty typical of the kind of women her age who live in that neck of the Upper East Side. They're not as funny as she was, but they kind of look and think the same. Personally, just looking at that mask she substituted for her actual face would give me the creeps, though of course I extend my deepest condolences to her family, etc. But why do women really think that kind of "cosmetic" surgery is attractive?
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