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Wed May 13

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:40 AM

Re: Christians in decline

<i.WHAT goodness of human consciousness? Where did that come from?

The vast majority of humans are all too willing to be kind and helpful towards their fellow man. Look at the aftermath of any great disaster, the earthquake in Nepal is a [more]

Tue May 12

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:12 PM

Re: is Hillary toast?

Certainly your response is rational. Intelligent folks won't take it seriously for the reasons you say. But much of American is not particularly intelligent, and is easily spun by the spin masters.


In order for Hillary to win she [more]

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:45 PM

Re: Off topic... game

Malaoshi:

1.Beethoven asked a relative of mine to write some poems that he put to music in the song cycle called "An die ferne Geliebte"

2.Brahms patted my grandmother on the head and told her she was a good little
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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:40 PM

Re: Off topic... game

1. I can trace my ancestry back to Charles Darwin.

2. My grandfather once introduced Karl Jung to an audience at Harvard University as "Sigmund Freud".

3. During the Cold War, I once smuggled 10,000 contraceptive
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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:21 PM

Re: Christians in decline

Yet Christmas is going gang banging great.


Christmas is a religious holiday? I thought it was all about retail shopping, over-eating, Santa, Rudolph, Frosty, and decorated pagan trees.

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:08 PM

Re: Prison atheists

Are Prisoners Less Likely To Be Atheists?

Observations:

(1) From what I have learned about life in prison, social cliques are vital to your survival. It follows that inmates naturally coalesce into groups. And what more [more]

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:42 PM

Re: Christians in decline

The decline of religion is due to religion's inherent falseness. There is no deity, no man behind the curtain. If there is a god, he or she is silent and does not see fit to defend a preference for any one particular brand or faith. Consequently [more]

Mon May 11

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:50 PM

Re: Reagan mystique

If a political system depends on that level of active oversight to function properly, that might be an inherent design flaw. The Founders tried to remedy that by setting up checks and balances, among other institutional controls - basically [more]

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:14 PM

Re: Working the System

How do they get there? Who pays for it?

How do the utilities get paid? How does it get furnished and staffed? How does the food come in, get stored, and get cooked?

How does the co-mingling of the kids' meals and the poor-people
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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:05 PM

Re: Reagan mystique

The political genius of the Reagan quote is not in getting people to ignore the fact that government is the "servant and champion of the people." Rather, it's exploiting the fact that "government" also does things that annoy, [more]

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Beridian posted to the Political Asylum board. 5:55 PM

George Zimmerman involved in shooting incident

Imagine my surprise, two guys have an argument, one waves a gun around, the other also has a gun and takes a shot at the first guy. Who ever would guess such a thing would occur in a well armed polite society? Welcome to the wild wild west, best to [more]

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:08 PM

Re: Cruz: If vets need $, sell cookies

"We need to make spending cuts that not everyone will be happy with, but we need to come up with solutions that make up for those cuts, too. For instance — and I'm just thinking out loud here — but the Girl Scouts make a lot of money selling [more]

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:59 PM

Re: Gun Control End Game?

The Supreme court has found some types of restrictions unconstititional, and has outlawed gun bans in Chicago and the District of Columbia.

Thats right, gun bans.



Did I miss the house-to-house searches where jack booted [more]

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Beridian replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:42 PM

Re: Cruz: If vets need $, sell cookies

We need to make spending cuts that not everyone will be happy with, but we need to come up with solutions that make up for those cuts, too.


Here is a thought, how about closing some of the tax loopholes that republicans [more]

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:00 PM

Re: Reagan mystique

the presidency of Ronald Reagan represents the ideological turning point when people started mistrusting and even hating government

I'm pretty sure that happened under Nixon, but I have some relatives who swear it happened under
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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:35 PM

Re: Feeding on the lip of the lion

There is a video floating around the internet where a house cat drives away a group of feeding hyenas armed with nothing but attitude and bravado. That is one lucky kitty.

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:12 PM

Re: Working the System

Further, the aid could have time limits whereby the recipient is GRADUALLY removed from the roles


GAD! Make that "rolls" - I'm not awake this morning.
Medic! Coffee!



Glad to see that even grammatical [more]

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:05 PM

Re: Working the System

In Orange County, the most republican county in America, there is sporadic noise made about sheriffs and firefighters spiking their pay with overtime prior to retirement.

This has been going on for ages. What is needed is effective [more]

Sun May 10

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:00 PM

Re: Reagan mystique

To me the presidency of Ronald Reagan represents the ideological turning point when people started mistrusting and even hating government, when compromise became a dirty word, and when the religious right rose to prominence in the republican party. [more]

Fri May 8

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Beridian replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:32 PM

Re: Illinois Supreme Court Decision

I find it hard to stomach that so often voters and the elected members approve of certain benefits due to the people but are unwilling to actually pay for them. Promises made in all elections to reduce government without actually showing the true [more]

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