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Wed Jul 23

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LorenCobb posted to the Shakespeare board. 1:21 AM

Off to Ashland again!

DW and I blast off tomorrow for Ashland, Oregon, to inhale another week's worth of Shakespeare, et al. On the menu: Two Gentlemen of Verona, and The Tempest, and some modern plays too. I am especially looking forward to The Great [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:13 AM

Re: Christian supernatural missionary

Wendy: I know that atheists might not think there is much difference between "standard" missionaries (Christian and LDS) and a "supernatural" missionary trolling for unsuspecting targets. But I think the [more]

Tue Jul 22

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 10:57 PM

Re: New Heat Records

DB2:
RSS does not agree...
UAH does not agree...
NCEP does not agree...


How can they? None of these series covers the whole century. The satellite data for all three series began in 1978. The claim in the article referred [more]

Mon Jul 21

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:07 AM

Re: Distinguishing Fact From Fiction

Grits: I'm going to get hold of the paper and read it myself.

Here is the core excerpt from the Discussion section.

Irrespective of the type of school they were attending (public vs. parochial) and irrespective of their [more]

Tue Jul 15

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 1:55 AM

Re: Global Warming Meets Occam's Razor

"TheCrusader": In other words, unless you are an elite professor don't even bother [to read the math], as it is beyond your comprehension.

Truth be told, I often wish I was one of the elite. In fact I am merely an [more]

Mon Jul 14

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:25 AM

Re: Naked Body - OT

Tuni: What a B@$t@rd, wishing him total erectile dysfunction forever!!!

That may have been his real problem all along, which he was unable to be honest about or even acknowledge. Denial comes in many forms, but it almost always [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:17 AM

Re: I Noticed....

GH: Yes, the Catholic church is retrograde, conservative, occasionally evil. That makes them no worse than evangelical Christians, Muslims of many stripes, conservative Jews, and so on.

I was with you right up to here, then the table [more]

Sun Jul 13

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 4:04 PM

Re: Global Warming Meets Occam's Razor

This note is for the four people who recommended the post "Global Warming Meets Occam's Razor".

First, please look carefully at the logic employed in this post. Here is a quote:

We [have] had over 30 major global [more]

Fri Jul 11

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:22 PM

Re: the only atheist at work

Squirmyworm: I try to focus on my work but when friendly office banter turns to religion, then politics it becomes very distracting. They are all varying shades of Christian so I'm not even sure why they debate, they more or less agree with each [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:29 PM

Re: more geeky stuff

DirtyDollie: Questioning it [science] is healthy. [This] does mean that we shouldn't dismiss it [scientific research results] with certainty (whether you can reference a blog or not!).

I try to constructively engage people questioning the
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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:25 AM

Re: geeky stuff

The comments on this video are hilarious. Exotic hardons rule! Resistance is futile!

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Thu Jul 10

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:30 AM

Re: Charlie

Java: How does that [advanced genetic screen] work? I'm adopted, so I have no clue what is in my genes (other than my stunning good looks).

I doubt there is any remedy for your stunning good looks. You will just have to put up with [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:32 AM

Re: Charlie

AM: I strongly urge you, Charlie, and your brother to adopt a vegan diet. You will never need another stent (most likely). Arteries will clear up from all the fat and goo they've been collecting for a lifetime.

Yep. My brother is [more]

Wed Jul 9

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:42 PM

Re: Charlie

Charlie: I now have a stent, and am not allowed to go back to work for a month.

Welcome to the exclusive but jolly club of The Stented Ones! We every other blue moon, in beautiful downtown Asunción, [more]

Thu Jul 3

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 4:58 PM

It's been a long road...

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It's been a long road, getting from there to here.
It's been a long time, but my time is finally near.
And I will see my dream come alive at last.
I will touch the [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Apple User's Group board. 3:32 PM

Re: Here's A Question For You...

David Simmons: The Mac's rapid network initialization can be credited to more than just the network recognition scheme. Judging by the use of ARP (which can be problematic to deal with in user-space) and the unusually regular transmission [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Apple User's Group board. 11:38 AM

Re: Here's A Question For You...

weco: iOS was never really off, but wakes where it left off... The OSX has some housekeeping to do, logfiles to write, doing many things we never see, normally, so wifi linkup is probably down the list a little on it's [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 1:15 AM

Re: How it works in the real world

azcentral: "The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded Arizona State University a five-year, $20 million agreement to research the effects of climate change and its propensity to cause civil and political [more]

Tue Jul 1

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 10:22 PM

Need for Single-Prayer Health Care

According to PolymerMom, the recent Hobby Lobby decision of the Supreme Court shows the need for a single-payer health insurance system. She is right... except for the little detail that neither Hobby Lobby nor any other fundy corporation will accept [more]

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LorenCobb posted to the Climate Change board. 12:53 PM

Surprising developments in fluid mechanics

Fluid mechanics provides the mathematical foundation that underlies all studies of climate science, yet it has none of the glamour and caché of quantum mechanics. The latter is made all the more mysterious by its probabilistic description of [more]

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