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by Fegg
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7276
Views: 111063

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Autistics LOVE being trans or non-gendered! The several "non-gendered" friends of my daughter's are all on the Austism spectrum. Most of her trans friends are also either autistic or suffer from very high levels of social anxiety with symptoms of family abuse and PTSD. Yes, because in addition to t...
by Fegg
Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7276
Views: 111063

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Welp, the capital punishment debate at WEIT is going as expected -- some are engaging cordially and intelligently, while the usual SJW subjects are being complete, dishonest, tendentious, emotionally-driven assholes. I don't get the hard determinism argument. If all choice is illusion then our choi...
by Fegg
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7276
Views: 111063

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

The reviewer lost me when he referred to Kierkegaard as a "canonical Christian". He called him, and Augustine "canonical religious thinkers," I think "canonical" here means that they are central enough to the history of thought that all educated people are supposed to know something about them. He ...
by Fegg
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7276
Views: 111063

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

aka Cultural Bolshevism Peterson uses "post-modern neo-marxism" to mean something like "the theory that all differences in outcome are caused by power differences" and I think a fair bit of the modern US usage of "cultural marxism" has much the same meaning. The world is manifestly unfair on a whol...
by Fegg
Sat May 25, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7276
Views: 111063

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Owens is yet another grifter who is manipulating dumb American conservatives by playing the role of the lib triggerer who argues that all libs are secretly opportunistic racists, after the field of grift that comes wih being a SocJus who argues that all whites are secretly opportunistic racists bec...
by Fegg
Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7276
Views: 111063

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

The term "abominable fancy" was first used by Frederic Farrar [1831-1903] for the long-standing Christian idea that the eternal punishment of the damned in Hell would entertain the saved. According to Philip C. Almond, this view was held by several early Christian philosophers, including Augustine,...
by Fegg
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7276
Views: 111063

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

I find it hard to believe that women got the vote for reasons of long term macro-economics. .... You combine that with psychological biases like natural sympathy for and desire to help women. Is any further explanation needed? Some time ago I ran into this illuminating letter from Lord Acton to W.E...
by Fegg
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 7276
Views: 111063

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Just so long as people keep in mind what "gender" actually connotes, I'm fine with it. "Gender is a social construct". The problem is that it is never used to mean only socially constructed differences. It is always made to do too much work and confuse the issue. I would divide the subject four way...
by Fegg
Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 88005

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

I know the lab I worked in when I lived in London depended on reagents from a lot of different companies (and from other researchers) based in Germany and elsewhere in the EU. I think I'd be worried about access to those, with a hard Brexit. Do you think that German companies would refuse to sell t...
by Fegg
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 88005

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

We invite you to integrate into our madness ..... https://twitter.com/drsprankle/status/1069666492155944960?s=21 https://twitter.com/prisonplanet/status/1070999165428207617?s=21 In what way was the original statement wrong, though? Muhammad doesn't get a pedo pass, nor does Jesus-God. That shit is ...
by Fegg
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...
Replies: 5496
Views: 88005

Re: Naked fat black crippled dykes are hard to find...

As others have mentioned lately about 1984 and Orwellianism, the more absurd and hyperbolic the language, the more they think they're leveraging power, fear and loathing over anyone who steps out of bounds. Therefore you'll often see language like "horrifying" or "shocking" in reference to poking u...
by Fegg
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Fuck off, Jamie!
Replies: 5599
Views: 85495

Re: Fuck off, Jamie!

How many cops, if any carry around toy guns expecting to kill children? It sounds like he is going into conspiracy theory territory. A kind of Marxist Alex Jones. Seems really unlikely. Despite the common trope on TV, it is extremely rare for a cop to carry an untraceable weapon to plant on his vic...
by Fegg
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Fuck off, Jamie!
Replies: 5599
Views: 85495

Re: Fuck off, Jamie!

John D wrote: Hey guise! You need to watch this, it's Becky's best evah!
While it is true that it wasn't too unusual for boys to wear pink before WWII. I do not believe the claim that it used to be "pink for boys and blue for girls."

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by Fegg
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

MarcusAu wrote: I wouldn't presume to guess where he is coming from - even though he tends to practice the fine art of 'implausible deniability'.
I don't think it is a guess. If he hasn't read Parker, he has read others influenced by him.

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by Fegg
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

I'd also be really interested to know if his definition of a 'True' atheist as being psychotic has widespread support in the psychiatric / psychological communities or organisations that he is a member of. I don't know, but you might look at Theodore Parker's sermon on "practical atheism" to see wh...
by Fegg
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

And before someone mentions "but Kosher" I would ban them both in the UK, British law should prevail over all religious nonsense. Plus there are less than 300,000 UK Jews as apposed to 2.7 million UK Muslims (2011 census) the two don't really equate. I find Temple Grandin very credible, and she say...
by Fegg
Mon May 28, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

So....if I understand this judge correctly, he is suggesting that only people who are professionals should have the freedom to buy pointy objects. You don't need to have a pointy knife to stab someone effectively. Lord Mayo, viceroy of India, was stabbed with a round ended Victorian style table kni...
by Fegg
Sun May 27, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

He "answered" the question of how the facts suggest Nazism was not atheist,eg : they had "god is with us" on their uniforms , by saying "the Nazis were atheist". Very convincing. The "Gott mit uns" had a lot more to do with pleasing the old-style military people in Germany who had a long history wi...
by Fegg
Sun May 27, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

Peterson has rolled a bunch of oppositional stances (anti-feminism, anti-totalitarianism), and cultural identities (men, whites, conservatives) together and spun a narrative about who is responsible for what ails them. He has spun a narrative, but he does not blame life's problems on the post-moder...
by Fegg
Mon May 21, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

Tigzy wrote: But isn't potato salad supposed to have mayonnaise in it?
I'm pretty sure that the classic potato salad was made with boiled dressing. Making mayonnaise by hand is hard work and very fussy work, and it wasn't the sort of thing that most people who made potato salad had in their skill set.

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by Fegg
Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

My understanding is that he didn't want to oppose the church openly, The Roman church didn't actually have an official position against heliocentrism until 1616, 73 years later. It is possible that Copernicus was concerned about theological opposition, though he seems to have been more concerned wi...
by Fegg
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

Old_ones wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:23 pm
Christianity forced Copernicus to publish his theories posthumously.
As near as I can tell, that claim is flat out false.

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by Fegg
Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

Marital rape wasn't considered a thing The crimes that most of us think of as "marital rape" - a man forcing sex on his wife against her will - was always illegal in English law countries, it just couldn't be charged as rape. In Canada we replaced "rape"with "sexual assault" in 1983 and at the same...
by Fegg
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

Cannot understand JP cause maybe he is wrong about his God being real? For Peterson,"God" is pretty much another name for "reality." I'm pretty sure he thinks that many if not all of the Bible writers had an idea of God which was at least compatible with this. I think he is getting at that when he ...
by Fegg
Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

Mainstream Christianity is about the idea that Jesus is the literal son of God, also part of God (which I still find nonsensical and funny) and that he literally rose from the dead. That's not quite how it works. Mainstream (Nicene) Christianity says that the Son (the logos, the mediator between Go...
by Fegg
Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

(Are you referring to a sort of "ghost in the machine" theory of consciousness that religion provides (and which most evidence suggests does not exist?)) I think the ghost in the machine theory is spread more by popular culture than by religion. I have heard exactly one sermon on the subject in my ...
by Fegg
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

And fine, argue against that, but the past 24 hours I've seen tons of women (and their defenders), and tons of well the sort of usually skeptical egalitarian maybe even conservative not so feminist women all arguing that Peterson is an out and out misogynist for stating this. There is a very big di...
by Fegg
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 243810

Re: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one

I think Peterson can be argued without resorting to wild reinterpretation. I don't understand why it is even remotely controversial for Peterson to say that the point of wearing lipstick is to simulate sexual arousal. I can see that openly stating it makes many people feel uncomfortable, but pretty...
by Fegg
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

IMO, Peterson needs to take some time off from all this. I started thinking this after watching Haidt correct him several times in one interview. Now I'm more convinced that the flack he's been getting is pushing him around some bend. I'd be a lot more worried if Peterson had any trouble taking cor...
by Fegg
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

this was fascinating and discouraging: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icabidKhKYE One thing that I love about Jon Haidt is how he never allows a false statement to stand. He interrupts and corrects people all the time, and does so about a dozen times in this video. This should give you a hint as t...
by Fegg
Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Thanks for the synopsis, I then read the entire story, and it's worse than you say, both because the girl pursued the guy at every turn, up until the last piece, the man usually followed the girl's wishes, and the last bit is out of place for the character, unless the whole story is condenseable to...
by Fegg
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

The article in question. https://thewalrus.ca/the-professor-of-piffle/ :popcorn: Ira Wells wrote:"In a conversation with Camille Paglia, he lamented that men can’t exert control over “crazy women” by physically beating them." Either: A) Wells knows that this is a dishonest account of what was said ...
by Fegg
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Hemant and Jerry's crowd are both trumpeting the fact that the guy taught vacation bible school four years ago ergo he MUST be a Christian. I'm not sure how many people here have been to VBS, but in my experience the main point is not to indoctrinate children, but to provide a fun experience, perha...
by Fegg
Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

I notice that the insufferable Wil Wheaton is getting in trouble on twitter for the following tweet. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DN5i9yHUIAAvZA2.jpg Much as I cannot stand WW, I don't see the problem with this. How exactly is he wrong? :think: He takes the observation that prayers do not work relia...
by Fegg
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

I remember when I studied that in the Middle Ages even educated people didn't perceive the past as being different from the present and wrote about Ancient Greeks and Romans as if they shared the same moral ideas and social mores of their age. Well they also spent centuries painting Biblical and Cl...
by Fegg
Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: Criticism of criticism of Islam
Replies: 21
Views: 985

Re: Criticism of criticism of Islam

Maybe. I would need to do some browsing in some search results, before I would agree or disagree with that. Just now I did some searching, and got very few results with "criticism of Roman Catholicism." I got a few more results with "criticism of Christianity," but not nearly as many as with "criti...
by Fegg
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: Criticism of criticism of Islam
Replies: 21
Views: 985

Re: Criticism of criticism of Islam

- Most or all what I've seen people calling "criticism of Islam," in media stories and Internet discussions, looks to me like camouflage for prejudices, and defamation campaigns, against Muslims. - I see prejudice against Muslims being facilitated by racial prejudices. If people thought of Muslims ...
by Fegg
Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

So did it give you a greater understanding / appreciation of the religious beliefs of the people involved? Yes, at least a bit. Erasmus, while initially quite enthusiastic about Luther (as almost all humanists were in the early stages of the Reformation), became less comfortable supporting him at l...
by Fegg
Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Take for example teaching about Henry VIII in history class. If you teach the struggle of protestants against catholics with no reference to anything supernatural then it would seem just like identarian politics, and because of that it could undermine someone's religious faith. Unless it's pure ind...
by Fegg
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Mr Auden's brand of amoralism is only possible, if you are the kind of person who is always somewhere else when the trigger is pulled. So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don't even know that fire is hot[/b]. The warmongering to which the English intelligentsia...
by Fegg
Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

From first hand experience I can tell you that's absolutely not what evangelicals and at least some Methodists believe. The text was directly inspired by God, can be treated as authoritative as God's direct word (moreso, in practice, because if some rando shows up claiming God spoke to him, like wi...
by Fegg
Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Nothing as silly as that. I'm agreeing there is a difference, but it's a distinction of only academic interest (ask me how important I think the various doctrinal disputes of any given faith are). "Literal word of God" need not have a any kind of theological precision here to cause massive negative...
by Fegg
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

If it seems like I'm drawing a moral equivalence it's only because I'm arguing with the robot who insists his mother is not a woman and "literal word of God" is an entirely different category of thing from "literal transcription of God's words", and I'm getting frustrated. "literal word of God" has...
by Fegg
Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 473827

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

"More Keynes and Mill, less Marx" would be a good plan for most leftist parties anyways. One big problem is that political ideologies unite (at least) three things which should not be united together. 1) A set of goals 2) A grand theory 3) A set of methods claimed to hold the solution to achieving ...