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Started Nov 30, 2012 0 Replies

I couldn’t post this in the video section so I thought I’d post it here.  I think it’s worth watching. …Continue

 

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Richard replied to Will's discussion What's going on in those heads in the group The Great Debate
""...you can remember how liberals treated eugenics & communism. Fearless embrace-" Titus, Answering a charge with a counter-charge does not answer the charge."
10 hours ago
Richard replied to Will's discussion What's going on in those heads in the group The Great Debate
""Conservatives Scare More Easily than Liberals, Say Scientists: http://www.wired.com/2008/09/fearmongering-h/"
11 hours ago
Richard replied to Regular Joe's discussion THE WORLD'S MANLIEST TEA
"Actually, I like lapsang too.  But I'll "sit down!""
Aug 22
Richard replied to N Fan's discussion Steering wheel vibration a problem?
"Could be worn ball joints-- NOT A GOOD THING!  You need to get this checked-- it could be dangerous. http://www.ebay.com/gds/How-Do-I-Know-If-My-Car-Has-Bad-Ball-Joints-/10000000177633328/g.html"
Aug 22
Richard replied to Regular Joe's discussion THE WORLD'S MANLIEST TEA
"I have only one thing to say: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2IJdfxWtPM"
Aug 22
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""Daniel your just a fat Mexican." Josh, I usually enjoy your posts and photos-- you add flavor to this site.  However, with the above statement I think you've stepped over the line.  The comment was mean-spirited and…"
Aug 11
Richard replied to Nathan DeParis's discussion DMR
"65 meanings? Department of Motor Rehicles?"
Aug 2
Richard replied to Matt's discussion The art of doing and not thinking
Aug 2
Richard replied to Matt's discussion The art of doing and not thinking
"Here's an inspiring little book that might help: Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy "
Aug 2
Richard replied to An Idle Dad's discussion 10 Questions for Atheists in the group Gentlemen Atheists
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Jul 25
Richard joined Leo Doom Occulta's group
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Jul 25
Richard replied to Jaya Jagannath's discussion Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life, Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc.
"Careful now Josh-- Buzz just might punch you out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wptn5RE2I-k"
Jul 24
Richard replied to Allen Winston Cook's discussion Tire around the Waist.. in the group Exercise
"Hey Allen, I've seen some impressive outcomes with one simple change-- cutting out all sugar.  I can almost guarantee you'll get good results without dieting.  Here's Dr. Lustig from the University of…"
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Richard replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion Questions about getting into welding.
"Stephen, My father was a machinist and welder.  He never smoked but he died of lung cancer.  Please consider that, as a welder, you'll be working in confined spaces, breathing acetylene gas, various flux compounds and metal and…"
Jul 19
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Shots From My New Video

"Josh, I believe you will rule the world!"
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At 3:51pm on March 27, 2014, Jack Bouchard said…

I think the way to describe Stone Turners (or at least what I hope it can become) is to compare it to The Great Debate. TGD is focused on questions that most people are aware of and takes an adversarial approach to answering them.

Stone Turners will hopefully focus on aspects of existence that don't get looked at because they are accepted as givens. An example would be jokes (how do they work, what assumptions lie beneath the surface, what does laughing at one say about me?). Another would be our forward facing eyes. The group image is actually of a New Caledonian Crow using a drinking fountain. What's fascinating about these birds is that they are observed using a range of tools not seen in other crows, even though their raw cognitive abilities aren't different. What they do have is a straighter beak shape and more forward-facing eyes, which is what researchers currently believe might account for the difference. So there's territory to be explored there about our natures and how they might result from such things.

So, by nature of the questions we're asking, I hope Stone Turners will be more exploratory and cooperative, as opposed to adversarial. Maybe it won't lead anywhere. Maybe it will just lead to bullshit. But my experience doing this kind of thing on my own is that questioning what's given has led me to some fruitful inquiries and improved my mindset.

At 4:20pm on July 12, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Welcome aboard, Richard. Great to have you in The Great Debate.

 
 
 

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