Lon R.
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Ben replied to Lon R.'s discussion How to Read Scientific Papers, Use Journal Databases, and Other Such Skills? in the group Men of Science
"Hey Lon, I know that this is a bit of an old post and I hope that your biology studies have treated you well! I'm currently doing some research for a senior undergrad class on Manuka honey's effects on MRSA infections. One thing that…"
Jan 22
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Lon R. replied to Priscus's discussion Sucks to Have Dreams
"Ditto Nick's advice. Also, if by "scientist" you mean researcher, I'd definitely recommend getting into a lab at your local university or something as soon as possible (after identifying your areas of interest, of course) and…"
Nov 4, 2015
Lon R. replied to D.J. Cardenas's discussion Older You Advising Younger You
"Take more math classes."
Oct 22, 2015
Liam Strain replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"Speaking only from my own experience, I have not seen that to be true. But I certainly recognize how if your early exposure to the book is via Sunday School mis-tellings of the most fantastical parts of the book, it would be hard to shake that first…"
Sep 1, 2015
John Muir replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"There is, and there's a hefty contempt in western culture as well.  But, as anyone who has studied the Qu'ran will agree - it's a totally different literary style. It's all prophetic revelation. There are no historical…"
Sep 1, 2015
Liam Strain replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"Yes and no. We don't necessarily scour other ancient holy texts (as a society) either. Widespread respect for the Qu'ran? There are certainly pearls of wisdom there too...  Maybe it is the associations we have with current believers…"
Sep 1, 2015
John Muir replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"Even more difficult to overcome than the cultural and linguistic chasms  between western man and the bible is the contempt for the familiar.    Jacob had a coat of many colors    Zacheeus was a wee little man  …"
Sep 1, 2015
John Muir replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"yep"
Sep 1, 2015
Liam Strain replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"So it's symbolic not only of the verbal retraction of his birthright, but also his physical rejection of his father and their traditions? "
Sep 1, 2015
John Muir replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"So...... to further extrapolate upon the symbolism in the text (assuming we agree it's symbolic writing, and not just an historical account) Dude comes in and he's so hungry he wants the mourning meal cooked for his dad to mourn…"
Sep 1, 2015
Regular Joe replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
""There are a lot of other problems teaching faith and faith heritage in modern culture... " This Land Is Mine from Nina Paley on Vimeo."
Sep 1, 2015
Liam Strain replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"It's not clear to me given the context that the meal was the Jewish mourning meal - Jacob wasn't making it for anyone else (as its traditionally given by neighbors) and there is no mention of a death he is mourning. The contention that it…"
Sep 1, 2015
John Muir replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"     Sure - and that's a problem teaching faith and faith heritage in modern culture. And it's why the Roman Catholic church was initially so opposed to translating the bible into the common languages. They figured…"
Sep 1, 2015
Regular Joe replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"I admit that I don't know a lot about it but a superficial reading certainly gives the impression that Jacob becomes a hero for tricking both his father and his brother. "
Sep 1, 2015
John Muir replied to Lon R.'s discussion "The Most Objectionable Part of the Bible" in the group Gentlemen Apologists
"There's an aweful lot to unpack in the story.  Didjya know the Lentil Soup meal has significance? It was a mourning meal every word in the story has significance.... the lineage of the characters before and after has significance....…"
Sep 1, 2015

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Interests
Running, 2D animation, foreign languages
Books
The Bible; Wayfaring; St. Augustine's Confessions; Eats, Shoots, and Leaves; Miss Manners' Guide to Excrutiatingly Correct Behavior; Darwinism and the Divine; Shakespeare's Sonnets; pretty much anything by Agatha Christie; and loads more
Movies
My Life as McDull, Thor, The Incredibles, Madoka Magica, anything by the Marx Brothers
Music
Yuki Kajiura, Ayumi Hamasaki, various Baroque/Classical/Romantic composers (for playing, not so much for listening)

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At 6:57pm on July 26, 2014, Pale Horse said…

Thanks for accepting. :-)

At 2:00pm on July 24, 2014, Adam Parker said…
Yea bro! Thanks for accepting!
At 10:00pm on May 30, 2014, Coyote said…

Welcome to the Left Handers group Lon. --Good point about those desks; I remember having to go through contortions to take notes at school.

At 6:09am on May 21, 2014, Allen Winston Cook said…

Hi Lon, thanks for friending me and I will chat next time i see you on  line and by all means you do the same..have a great one!

At 5:38am on April 20, 2014, Mitch said…

Any time man.  If you see me on AOM let me know.  I would be glad to chat.

At 2:01pm on March 29, 2014, Michael J. K. said…

I clicked on saving u in friends but did not get to read your message u can re write me if you want So I can see it

At 10:06pm on January 6, 2014, Herb Munson said…

Hey there, Lon, welcome to The Great Debate!

At 8:26am on September 10, 2013, Kilted Bear said…

Welcome to the site and to Buck Naked

 
 
 

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"I can see how 'unapologetic' could be considered a virtue.  It's not really about screwing-up ... it's about not apologizing for who you are, what you believe, or what you're about. I know who I am, what I believe ...…"
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"Go into your settings and unfollow. I don't know that you can leave the group, but you can change the settings so you won't get alerts."
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