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Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Jul 26, 2013. 1 Reply

Good Evening, gents!(I'm not sure what time it is in the USA, but on this side of the pond in the UK it's 00:43!)This coming Thursday I'll be hosting a black-tie pool tournament in my home for myself…Continue

 

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Liam Strain replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"It may be that already unstable people looking for a reason to lash out will grasp onto these straws. But I don't think this is any worse than it has been, historically. "
Aug 28, 2013
Nathanael replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"Armed uprising isn't what I have in mind.  I'm thinking of assassinations, shootings, bombings.  I'm thinking of political parties increasingly willing to say to hell with the law, if doing so gets them what they want. …"
Aug 28, 2013
Steve Dallas replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"Brian, context means everything."
Aug 28, 2013
Brian W. Barrett replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"Well actually both. . . you guys are talking about the Civil War in the United States. It did not occur in a vacuum. John Brown (the abolitionist) was fighting as much for the prohibition of alcohol in Kansas as much as it being recognized as a free…"
Aug 28, 2013
Liam Strain replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"I agree in principle. But an armed uprising in modern America, over issues like these, would be stupid."
Aug 28, 2013
Brian W. Barrett replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"I'm going to have to give you a short history lesson on the Civil War. . . Cotton Gin gets invented making cleaning cotton faster (removing the seeds). You could do in a day what it would take slaves a week. So the south needs more slaves to…"
Aug 28, 2013
Steve Dallas replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"For a single photographer, yeah, it could borderline on "silly", esp if they are already surrounded by their niche.   I am talking more in a general about the whole field of photography, or really any other field. I just don't…"
Aug 28, 2013
Steve Dallas replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"I think you confuse smart for prideful, southeners have always had an almost OVER abundance of pride"
Aug 28, 2013
Michael replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
""Again, that's how you see it. But there are others for whom the distinction is--for better or worse--important." And for those others, the distinction is that: A) marriage is religious rite, in which case it falls to the market to…"
Aug 27, 2013
Liam Strain replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
" No. "
Aug 27, 2013
Liam Strain replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"I don't. People are not that stupid. Despite how they are portrayed on the TV broadcasts. "
Aug 27, 2013
Nathanael replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"Indeed.  I think we're much closer to real political violence and Caesarism than many realize."
Aug 27, 2013
Nathanael replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"Cute, but no.  Asking his views on questions of conscience that are very well grounded in historical reality is both germane (as it may help elucidate his views on the subject in general) and focused on the actual, instead of…"
Aug 27, 2013
Nathanael replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"I think it's telling that you're creating a hypothetical situation here that bears no resemblance to the actual facts of the case.  You're more fussed about hypothetically establishing a principle that might allow the citizens of…"
Aug 27, 2013
Liam Strain replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"It's not homosexual marriage versus heterosexual marriage - he's talking about making a stance against homosexual marriage, and hoping some will flock to your business because of that stance (increasingly unpopular, even among…"
Aug 27, 2013
Steve Dallas replied to William James's discussion The Legalisation of Gay Marriage in the group The Great Debate
"Yep, I think the best thing for the "gay community" to do with photographers or caterers or what not that will not provide service because of a "disagreement in lifestyle" would be to then forcefully and publicly "out"…"
Aug 27, 2013

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Playing guitar, writing and recording music & lyrics, writing poetry.

Theology, philosophy, psychology.

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The Bible - it's a best seller. Lives up to the hype.

An Introduction to Time
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The Endless Summer, Lord of the Rings trilogy, Casablanca, Back to the Future trilogy, Toy Story trilogy (loving the trilogies - Disney dies hard), Up, concert film (ie Under Blacpool Light - the White Stripes,
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At 6:21pm on October 31, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Hey there William, just wanted to give you a great big Happy Halloween welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us! Wooohaaaa

 
 
 

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