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Hawkwin replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:23 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

Yet, I still get antsy if the male dermatologist is not in.

Been there, done that. Female proctologist.

More I will not say.

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Hawkwin replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:20 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

in which it is stated that women are "unclean" because of their menstrual flows.

OJ Women are also restricted from touching men. I am pretty sure that it has nothing to do with being unclean.

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Hawkwin replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:50 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

In Thailand showing the bottom of your foot to someone is insulting.

And shaking hands is generally taboo, which is why I am surprised you suggested that it would be offensive to refuse to do so. In Thailand, they 'wai' instead of [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:46 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

It's insulting to refuse a hand.

Again, this is egocentric. In some countries, it would be impolite to shake hands.

And I still think you don't see the racial analogy because it does not fit.

Fighting [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:26 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

but I disagree that we should accommodate it.

Why? Just because it is based on a faith instead of a generally accepted social norm?

These discussions seem to be so egocentric after a while - that if the people here had lived [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:17 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

A handshake is not an "intimate" action.

Says who?

Is kissing intimate? Why? Why is touching lips intimate but touching hands is not?

Every society has their own social norms regarding contact, displays of [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:52 PM

Re: Abrahamic religion is a virus

Trying again with better formatting:

Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the Earth.

How is that a position that one should accept their lot in life?

Render unto Caesar that which is [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:29 PM

Re: Abrahamic religion is a virus

And what better control than "accept your lot in life knowing that the "righteous" will have rewards in heaven".

I think that is a gross mischaracterization. Can you point to something (more than one something [more]

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Hawkwin posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:28 PM

Martin O'Malley is very likely in

I knew very little about this guy before this story (other than the fact that he was a potential "also ran") but I have to say that he is an interesting contender - and he could give Hillary a significant challenge from the [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:17 AM

Re: Abrahamic religion is a virus

I might almost think it was created by the 1% of the time

I am no bible expert but I always got the impression that it is decidedly against all of the negative stereotypes associated with the 1%.

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Hawkwin replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:11 AM

Re: No longer qualify for ROTH IRA

Yes, I regular (non-retirement) account.

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Hawkwin replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:16 AM

Re: Jedi Nerdgasm

What's the black guy doing in the movie? He's the son of Lando Calrissian?

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He is a [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:53 AM

Re: SS

This presentation will, in all likelihood, make it to the public in another couple of years

It is public in the sense that it is not secret but probably less than 1% of all adult Americans know this.

Our government and [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the All things Sci-Fi board. 8:59 AM

Re: Star Wars the Force Awakens

will Vader appear as the ghostly images we see of Obi Wan and Yoda,

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If you [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:50 PM

Re: whose interests should take precedence?

The question is what is in our long term best interest.

That might be your question but it was not the question in the survey. Again, "interests diverge" is not the same thing as "act against our own interests." [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:35 PM

Re: I Gotta Get Me One of Them!

Yep, but a micro SD chip is cheap. $10 for a 64 GB non-name brand.

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Hawkwin replied to the All things Sci-Fi board. 1:26 PM

Re: Star Wars the Force Awakens

Loooved the ending of the trailer.

Big fat geeked sloppy grin on my face when I saw the closing scene.

The other thing that impressed me was the musical score.

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Fingers crossed that there will no JJB type [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:14 PM

Re: The 1% are Parasites

There is no reason that Labor can't be the ones owning the business and hiring Capital/Management,

Your privately held, usually smaller companies sometimes work this way, and they can be very profitable to their labor. Of course, [more]

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Hawkwin replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:39 AM

Re: whose interests should take precedence?

How is it not surprising that 2/3rds of Republicans put the national interests of Israel ahead of the national interests of the United States?

That is not what the poll states.

The question did not ask if Israel should always [more]

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Hawkwin posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:23 AM

It is early but,

Rubio is tied with Bush in Florida.

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