"Pansies or potatoes? Doesn't matter. Of course it's manly. You get your hands dirty, your outdoors, you use tools and shit (literally), and can compete. I still have my blue ribbons for my winning entries in the corn and water mellon…"
"The idealism science requires to advance & to be popular shows that people must lie to themselves as well as everyone else in order to devote themselves to science
Titus, I imagine this is the part of your post that confused Peyton (and several…"
"Titus, it seems to me you're more fixated on science than the average atheist. Sure, concepts like Darwinism and evolution, or techniques like carbon dating or archaeology help debunk some Christian beliefs, but Christians…"
"So when we drink something, it's gone forever? Does he think the population has been 6 billion plus forever? It was under 3B when I was a kid, and approx. 1.5B in 1900. I love it when these arguments are so easy to dismiss."
"Sorry to hear about Buckminster. I've lost a dog to a lingering disease and all I can say is hang in there and spend s much time with him as you can, but watch him closely for signs of pain. I regret having waited a couple of hours…"
"Not absurd at all. I cherish my dog's sporting awards, and was pretty upset when I lost 3 years worth of photos of her when a computer hard drive fried. I still plan to have a portrait done when I find the right artist. …"
"So sorry for your loss. Sounds like you two made a great pair and I'm sure he felt he'd ended up in the best home possible after his early problems. His therapy work is truly something you can remember…"
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I used to work as a fishing guide in the North West Territories. The lake was so cold that we didn't usually have to go deep, but at the end of July and in August, the larger trout would go…"
How to determine whether they've left or been chopped? I guess there's no way to tell the difference-either way their content is gone. But I've only deleted 3-4 people in a couple of years so chances are if they disappear they've simply left.
"I wouldn't call it "bizarre", though I think 'shared interests' can be over-emphasized.
Shared values are far more important. Shared goals. Friendship ... which is different from merely liking the same…"
""To me this just seems... weird, and doesn't seem to jive with history; romantic relationships to me are primarily about attraction and love, and the specific 'activities' you do together aren't really that important,…"
"I understand what you're saying. But, in a capitalist society, the potential for profit (rather than the overall greater good) is one of the few ways to motivate people to actually innovate, discover and develop anything of value. If you take…"