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Offline Baruch

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #105 on: August 08, 2019, 04:19:10 PM »
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Well, I've known a couple "right-wing" atheists in my time.  But they were always considered "suspicious" and "gun nuts".  I do try to deal with differences so long as the discussion is among atheists.  In fact, that is mostly why I'm here.  I could discuss nearly any subject here elsewhere and not reveal that I'm an atheist.  But I have a deep desire to understand how my fellow atheists view certain topics.

You have mostly lived inside the Beltway.  I consider that flyover country.
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Offline Cavebear

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #106 on: August 08, 2019, 04:34:34 PM »
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You have mostly lived inside the Beltway.  I consider that flyover country.

I fondle my nose hairs at your pasty unFrench ignorance, you son of a stoat!  I fart in your jeneral direction!

I only spent 3 years inside the beltway while living in a U of MD dorm.  After that, I couldn't afford it, so I went to the hinterlands barely outside...  Then I got a real job and moved a few miles further,  you unfatted goose liver...

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Offline Baruch

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #107 on: August 09, 2019, 07:58:19 AM »
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I fondle my nose hairs at your pasty unFrench ignorance, you son of a stoat!  I fart in your jeneral direction!

I only spent 3 years inside the beltway while living in a U of MD dorm.  After that, I couldn't afford it, so I went to the hinterlands barely outside...  Then I got a real job and moved a few miles further,  you unfatted goose liver...

Rewatching Monty Python And The Holy Grail?
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Offline Cavebear

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #108 on: August 12, 2019, 06:24:20 AM »
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Rewatching Monty Python And The Holy Grail?

Not familiar with it.  Why?
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Offline Baruch

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #109 on: August 12, 2019, 06:30:25 AM »
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Not familiar with it.  Why?

See, you are a Millennial before there were Millennials.  You stayed in your mother's basement playing video games all day, before it became a meme.
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Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #110 on: August 12, 2019, 03:12:43 PM »
Anyone who's missed Monty Python's Search for the Holy Grail has missed one of the best English comedy movies ever made!
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"An experiment is a question which science poses to Nature, and a measurement is the recording of Nature's answer."
Max Planck, Scientific Autobiography and Other Papers (1949)

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #111 on: August 12, 2019, 04:32:20 PM »
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Anyone who's missed Monty Python's Search for the Holy Grail has missed onw of the best English comedy movies ever made!
Agreed. It also has some great digs against religion. No spoilers here.
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Offline Baruch

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #112 on: August 12, 2019, 06:02:26 PM »
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Agreed. It also has some great digs against religion. No spoilers here.

And you get to practice your Latin grammar ;-)

I also recommend ... A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.  The Romans should be kicked too.
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luu shalmaata luu balt’aata
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Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #113 on: August 12, 2019, 06:08:45 PM »
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Anyone who's missed Monty Python's Search for the Holy Grail has missed one of the best English comedy movies ever made!

Absolutely!

One of the funniest movies ever made.

It makes #3 on Rotten Tomatoes list of the 140 best comedies of all time.

And #1 on IMD.

And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence - Russell

Offline Baruch

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #114 on: August 12, 2019, 06:50:41 PM »
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Absolutely!

One of the funniest movies ever made.

It makes #3 on Rotten Tomatoes list of the 140 best comedies of all time.

And #1 on IMD.

It is very hard to best a classic.  The format was taken from Shakespeare, who took it from old Latin comedy, who took it from Greek new comedy, to took it from Greek old comedy.  Pedigree!  So classic, that ancients could have followed the plot.
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luu shalmaata luu balt’aata
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Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #115 on: August 12, 2019, 07:12:51 PM »
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And you get to practice your Latin grammar ;-)

I also recommend ... A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.  The Romans should be kicked too.
The Latin grammar bit was Life of Brian, unless there was one in Holy Grail too.
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Offline Baruch

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #116 on: August 12, 2019, 07:15:43 PM »
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The Latin grammar bit was Life of Brian, unless there was one in Holy Grail too.

Oops.  Old age.  Funny anyway.
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luu shalmaata luu balt’aata
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Offline Cavebear

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #117 on: August 12, 2019, 09:56:38 PM »
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See, you are a Millennial before there were Millennials.  You stayed in your mother's basement playing video games all day, before it became a meme.

I was joking.  I know parts by rote.  I can quote some of Monty Python,and Firesign Theater easily.  Thou shalt not count to four for the first, and "who can you be in 2 places at once when you're not anywhere at all". 

So come in out of the cornstarch and warm your muckluks by the (fake) fire.
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Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #118 on: August 12, 2019, 10:04:58 PM »
But it's just a cute little bunny rabbit...


LOL
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Offline Cavebear

Re: Could "the real god" convert you?
« Reply #119 on: August 12, 2019, 10:27:40 PM »
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But it's just a cute little bunny rabbit...
LOL

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