Elliott Jason Ridgway
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Are verbal insults Manly..?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chuck Knight Sep 4, 2012. 6 Replies

In the quest to define manliness, and to practice it in one's own personal life and community, I believe that acting with dignity and integrity is of importance, to avoid being a hypocrite... How one…Continue

Honest Auto Mechanic Referrals

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hilts May 28, 2012. 5 Replies

Summer is a time for road trips and festivals that take us far from our hometown...This entails the need for basic maintenance (like oil changes) along the way, and occasionally involves emergency…Continue

♫...Please allow me to introduce myself... ♫

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elliott Jason Ridgway May 26, 2012. 19 Replies

Howdy folks...Now that I seem to have offended just about everyone in this community in one way or another... I'd like to introduce myself   :)My name is Elliott, and I leave in the Seattle area of…Continue

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Jun 28, 2013
Ryan replied to Elliott Jason Ridgway's discussion Art & Photos of your Dog in the group Canine Enthusiasts
"Here's a picture of my little Missy; she's a 9-year old wire-haired Jack Russell Terrier.  We got her when she was just 8 weeks old.  She's really sweet and wears her heart on her sleeve!"
May 12, 2013
Ryan replied to Elliott Jason Ridgway's discussion Art & Photos of your Dog in the group Canine Enthusiasts
"Beautiful dog!  Very cute :)"
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"Welcome to the Canine Entheusiasts group, Will D..."
Feb 2, 2013
Elliott Jason Ridgway commented on Tookie's group Christian Men
"Bishop Lee and the Episcopalian Church are stellar examples of men who place their own opinions and proclivities over what the Bible clearly states regarding sodomites and effeminates... Just another apostate group of ravening wolves and ministers…"
Jan 4, 2013
Will replied to Elliott Jason Ridgway's discussion The Elliott Argument in the group The Great Debate
"Nothing could, metaphysically, come from nothing.  Science doesn't discuss nothing coming from nothing (try to imagine an experiment to confirm it!), and if a scientist talks about nothing coming from nothing (as at least one has;…"
Dec 20, 2012
Liam S. replied to Elliott Jason Ridgway's discussion The Elliott Argument in the group The Great Debate
"And further, not scientist (or atheist) would say it was nothing before that. They all are (or should be) very quick to say "we don't yet know what if anything, was before that, or even what the conditions of the big bang were - we only…"
Dec 19, 2012

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Non-Fiction: History, Science, Theology, Politics
DIY & How-To manuals: Homestead skills, Sailing,
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Playing guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukelele, organ
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"There will be in the next generation or so a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude and producing dictatorship without tears so to speak. Producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them, but will rather enjoy it, because they will be distracted from any desire to rebel by propaganda, or brainwashing, or brainwashing enhanced by pharmacological methods. And this seems to be the final revolution."
- Aldous Huxley, Tavistock Group, California Medical School, 1961 -

The Religion of Politics (aka the Politics of Religion)

Religion, (organized GroupThink), is often confused with Spirituality, which is a personal thing between you & God/No God... & the most heinous thuggery & buggery is committed in the Name of delirious illusionary projections of deity by various factions in order to manipulate & control their own people or justify the wholesale plunder of the resources of another...

In discussing the existence of a Transcendental Omniscience, I have found Atheists & Theists to both employ the same logical fallacies in order to reinforce their chosen paradigm, it usually can be distilled down to the unprovable Assumptions, conscious or otherwise, as the starting point for the premises upon which one constructs their own perceptions of reality... Just like Partisan Political ideologues, both "camps" delight in taking pot-shots at the "Straw-men" guarding the other's nakedness, without recognizing the fuzzy logic they unwittingly utilize to bolster their own unexamined "belief" system, like the proverbial emperor's clothes... This rings true for secular humanists & scientific materialists (Marxists & Eugenicists) as much as it does for the religious zealots (Crusades & Inquisitions)... each faction have killed untold millions...

"God" can neither be proven or disproven with Logic, nor can it be measured with empirical science, so it boils down to a matter of choice for the individual who then predicates their world-view on that Axiom... but that is no reason to abandon Critical Thinking or civility in discussing such a thing... in the end, all of the philosophy in the world without the basis of a Divine creator, the Uncaused Cause, is just intellectual vanity, an exercise in glorified mental manipulation...

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At 11:55pm on August 23, 2012, Jonathan Hansen said…

Nice to have you back!

At 12:57am on June 12, 2012, Elliott Jason Ridgway said…

Just got word from concluded spring council, this year's annual Rainbow gathering to be held in Cherokee National Forest. The site is East of South Holston Lake between the lake and Holston Mountain in the NE corner of Tennessee.
N 36.50175 W 82.04347

At 11:32pm on June 8, 2012, Will said…

Yeah, you got it, welcome!

At 7:16pm on May 30, 2012, Jonathan Hansen said…

Howdy Elliott. Thank you for that generous offer of the sourdough starter. I would love to get some of that. Love the pictures by the way. 

At 1:07pm on May 28, 2012, Vytautas said…

Hi Elliott! Welcome to the fastest-growing group on AoM, the Philhellenists! Glad to have you aboard, and looking forward to your thoughts and discussions--from food to art to travel--on all thing Greek!

At 12:32pm on April 18, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Why, the Lone Star State is all of the above and more, of course. ha

At 10:30am on April 18, 2012, Herb Munson said…

:-) Good to see you.

At 10:59pm on November 22, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Alright! Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us.
I drove through you fair city twice this past week! Small world.
At 7:55am on November 22, 2010, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the AOM MUG, Elliott!
 
 
 

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