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by heddle
Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 11077
Views: 269917

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Phil_Giordana_FCD wrote: My brother died this morning. It was a bit faster than expected, which I think is not a bad thing.
I am very sorry for your family's loss of a loved one.
by heddle
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: There are 2018 genders... and a bitch ain't one
Replies: 15734
Views: 260615

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

From my own digging around about "The Holocaust" I think the truth is far from clear, and quite frankly, what I think actually happened is that the "gas chambers used to genocide 6 million Jews" idea was initially a Soviet invention... I hope this a Poe or satire that I'm not catching--because if y...
by heddle
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 483405

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

KiwiInOz wrote:Charles Manson is dead. Cremation and flushing down the toilet is recommended.
If possible, dispense with the cremation part.
by heddle
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 483405

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

That idiot theTruePooka is trying to reanimate the corpse of A+. Because it's a double-inversion (anti-anti-SJW), it'll be entirely different, so don't let the look and smell fool you. It's just what everyone's been waiting for. I bet at minimum (and maximum), Shives, Arel, and Myers go for it. htt...
by heddle
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 483405

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Rats. It appears that while drowning in his self-loathing for being a white man, someone forgot to check the Oracle database regarding who is currently in the circle of orthodoxy.
by heddle
Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 483405

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Does that mean you still get to call Chinamen Orientals?
I didn't think there were any left.
by heddle
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 483405

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Old puzzle but I'll bring it up to date. Three Saudis and their wives have to get home but they only have one Ferrari between them. We'll assume for this puzzle that they possess only one wife each. The Ferrari only sits two people. The wives must be accompanied at all times by their own husbands, ...
by heddle
Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary
Replies: 21822
Views: 483405

Re: In 2017 Idiocracy is a Documentary

Checking in on Dick: Skepticon asked for money again on June 8 to defray the cost of Dick's suit. Howdy Skeptiworld, We’ve talked about it before, but Skepticon is still facing down a long and difficult lawsuit. Unfortunately, this means that we need to spend time and energy on fundraising for BOTH...
by heddle
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 571917

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Something about the 'creative class' lefties -- they have this British fetish, probably from watching too much PBS. There's even a catalog, Acorn, specializing in Brit/PBS crap, like tea towels saying "Keep Calm and Watch Downton Abbey" and "Keep Calm and Call Inspector Morse". An action figure Que...
by heddle
Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 571917

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

The 2020 Olympics is going to be a raging good time, and a complete beat down for XX women. breitbart.com/sports/2017/03/29/biological-male-transgender-volleyball-player-made-eligible-compete-womens-volleyball-may-qualify-olympics/ Otherwise, I wouldn’t be able to tell you about a man named Tia Tho...
by heddle
Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 571917

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Ralph Nader.... Sure he was and still is a good guy; he's done a lot of good; the world is a better place for him being here. Ralph Nader is and always has been an obnoxious, egomaniacal prick. He first became famous with Unsafe At Any Speed , a scare-mongering polemic filled with misinformation an...
by heddle
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 571917

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

The punishment for Trump and Hillary? Lock them up. In the same cell. They might breed sulphur-breathing children with horns. And crossing the El Camino with a wood stove produced this: [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZdPkrghUZM[/youtube] Friggin' awesome . So must better than a wretched ...
by heddle
Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 571917

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

The punishment for Trump and Hillary? Lock them up. In the same cell. They might breed sulphur-breathing children with horns. You never know. The seemingly ill-advised breeding of a truck and a car produced the El Camino, and El Camino's absolutely rock. (I just wrote this, but I'm not sure it actu...
by heddle
Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!
Replies: 21254
Views: 571917

Re: Give Me a Urinal or Give Me Death!

Georgetown Islamic Studies Professor: Slavery OK, So is Non-Consensual Sex *snip* Imagine a christian professor saying the same things. *snip* Burn! As someone with a bit of expertise (A Christian professor at a secular university) I can tell you that it is impossible to imagine. (And if it did hap...
by heddle
Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
Replies: 72028
Views: 1997158

Re: The Refuge of the Toads

Barnes has said he will reveal where his fine-tuning theory leads in his next post, so we'll just have to wait and see. But that will only tell us where it leads him, not where it must lead inevitably. Catching this halfway through, is Barnes making a case for the " universe fine tuned for life" ar...
by heddle
Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:47 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
Replies: 72028
Views: 1997158

Re: The Refuge of the Toads

While I agree that Carrier is once again out of his depth in his methodology, I can't fault his conclusion. I can take issue with Barnes' unfailing support for fine-tuning, which has the logical implication of proving the existence of a god-like being manipulating the universe to support life. Barn...
by heddle
Wed Nov 18, 2015 10:57 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1541221

Re: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!

Heddle, what are you talking about? I see lots of comments from lots of people. Click on the "recent comments" link. As of right now-- still all Richard Carrier. I have a pic and might post it later if I remember how that's done (where to host the pic). Apologies if I am the only one who finds this...
by heddle
Wed Nov 18, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1541221

Re: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!

Special announcement! If you go to Carrier's blog right now you will see a beautiful sight-- all the recent comments are from Richard Carrier . Every last comment! I have seen it with n-1 Carrier comments before, but never with the unprecedented cosmic alignment of all n. I have been waiting for su...
by heddle
Tue Oct 20, 2015 3:27 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1541221

Re: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!

Matt wrote: LOL. I love your funny accents -- the way you say "about" like it's something you fish out of. Depends which part of Canada, could also be a boot as in footwear, or a bout, as in a match of pugilism. :ugeek: Canada has parts? I thought you all joined the USA as one state. That is very t...
by heddle
Thu Oct 08, 2015 3:34 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1541221

Bayes of our Lives

The big problem with using Bayes' theorem to calculate the odds that Jesus did or did not exist is that a proper propagation of errors will show that any result is meaningless. The more complicated, the more problematic. You have many terms involving ratios (of multiplications), and in those ratios ...
by heddle
Wed Oct 07, 2015 3:09 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1541221

Re: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!

Re Math: I belong to the small subset of people who do math all day, every day. When I am not writing equations I am writing code. (I mostly write C++, Lua and Python. I hate C++, but well, it delivers the performance I need.) In any case, I find that to properly understand math (not just do blind ...
by heddle
Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1541221

Re: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!

So close!!

I long for the glorious, perfect day when all of Carrier's recent comments are from his most avid fan. I hope it hasn't come and gone and I missed it! Nobody is more suited to the old quip: "A self-made man in love with his creator."

http://s22.postimg.org/6m7ssvv9d/carrier.png
by heddle
Mon Jun 08, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 47809
Views: 1233121

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

Holy crap Phil I'm so sorry to hear that. That's awful. I'll tip back a couple fingers of single malt for a speedy recovery. Hey all! Back from the hospital at last! So here's the short version of the latest prank the universe pulled on me: Friday 29th May was 'neighbors day", where all neighbors ga...
by heddle
Sat Sep 06, 2014 4:27 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

John Greg wrote:Mykeru, fuck off. That fucking image is just way too far beyond necessary. Seriously, fuck you.
True dat. I'm no shrinking violet and I liked the irreverence of this place. But Mykeru goes way past my threshold and is simply disgusting, with no consequences. Time to flounce.
by heddle
Wed Aug 27, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

I've never had a problem with Collins as a scientist/administrator. That's not to say he should be free from criticism for his loopy religious beliefs and his promotion of BioLogos, but his day to day science stands up to scrutiny. At least 90% of the people I work with have loopy religious beliefs...
by heddle
Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:01 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

Yeah, my background is in QM so I sympathise. Sure, it's counterintuitive, but it still has rules, and is not code for "make up whatever shite you want and stick the word 'quantum' in front of it." My worst screening experience was attending the UK premiere of Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed :bja...
by heddle
Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:53 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

Of note re GoldenEye: the stunt with the guy motorbiking after the plane? It's a Pilatus PC-6, the plane I used for skydiving, and the stuntman is Jacques Malnuit, aka "Zoo", with whom I headed the equipment inspection at the 2003 Skydiving World Championship in Tallard. Skydiving and equipment che...
by heddle
Sun Aug 17, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

As a Christian I would say this: Feel free to criticize my woo. But if you spout your own (philosophy) in its stead, I'm not going to be impressed. As an example, Daniel Dennett's "decision generator" is a fraudulent first-class Grade-A-woo explanation of free will, not any less so than "god gave u...
by heddle
Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

So you’re going to throw stones at the entire profession because of one bad apple, one loon? You’re going to do the same for physics because Chopra adulterates quantum mechanics with massive amounts of woo?. Chopra is trained as a physician. His bastardized quantum drivel would find no welcome ...
by heddle
Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:32 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

So you’re going to throw stones at the entire profession because of one bad apple, one loon? You’re going to do the same for physics because Chopra adulterates quantum mechanics with massive amounts of woo?. Chopra is trained as a physician. His bastardized quantum drivel would find no welcome ...
by heddle
Sat Aug 09, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

I think I'm reaching the point where I consider Myers & Friends to be as irrelevant as dog shite. Sure, I might be a little late to this realization, but still consider it progress of sorts. Except the mendacious little cunt still gets speaking gigs, and embarrasses atheism whenever seen by the eve...
by heddle
Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

Carrier intrigues me, as I'd argue he is very intelligent, and really well versed in the methods of logic I would argue there is little evidence to support your confidence. Carrier takes something elementary that we teach freshmen (Bayes' Theorem) and imagines its mere application provides gravitas...
by heddle
Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:32 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

Carrier intrigues me, as I'd argue he is very intelligent, and really well versed in the methods of logic I would argue there is little evidence to support your confidence. Carrier takes something elementary that we teach freshmen (Bayes' Theorem) and imagines its mere application provides gravitas...
by heddle
Sat May 31, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

This is just to scare the programming people here. Imagine trying to debug THIS: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brainfuck That looks like a cool language. What's not to like about pointer arithmetic? That's why C is so bitchin'. The C compiler is like someone taking a giant bong hit and saying: "so y...
by heddle
Thu Apr 17, 2014 2:31 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

Oh look at you with the butthurt and the "I'm only trying to make sure it's okay for me to be here" schtick. I bet your picture is in the dictionary next to "Passive-Agressive Cunt". OMG your cleverness is overwhelming. Now I see your schtick--it is very lowbrow, common, cheap and irrefutable--just...
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

Oh look at you with the butthurt and the "I'm only trying to make sure it's okay for me to be here" schtick. I bet your picture is in the dictionary next to "Passive-Agressive Cunt". OMG your cleverness is overwhelming. Now I see your schtick--it is very lowbrow, common, cheap and irrefutable--just...
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 5:04 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

decius wrote:Heddle, out of curiosity, why do you seek the company of atheists?
I find that I learn more and am more stimulated when I am around and listen to people I disagree with.
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

heddle wrote: To a moderator: Is this really an atheist site, meaning theists are not welcome? If so I'll flounce. I'm not a moderator but I'm pretty sure it's okay for theists and other superstitious folks to post here. btw, If someone posts blanket statements about other people on the internet th...
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

Theists are welcome, and their speech here is just as unrestrained as everyone else's is. This site is - as any fule kno - almost completely free from censorship* and there are precious few things that will get you banned (being Mabus, anything clearly illegal, anything deemed to be likely to creat...
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

free thoughtpolice wrote:If someone posts blanket statements about other people on the internet then they are being an idiot and a jackass.
(unless it's me doing it)
Hah! Fair enough. I accept that in posting a blanket statement about idiots and a jackasses that I was, indeed, being an idiot and a jackass.
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:39 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

What arguments? You're a bible-thumper trolling an atheist site, who only drops in when you get a hit on your search for "fine tuning", then either insist your argument (sic) is too nuanced for us idiots & jackasses to fathom, or skip the nuance part altogether and go straight to calling everyone i...
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

Anyone who contacts an employer is an idiot and a jackass. Once again, the Reverend heddle overpowers us with his sophisticated ontological argument. I wouldn't want to deny you the chance to do the same manly thing you did last time, which was run to another blog and brag about how you are destroy...
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:28 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

Oh, and when I wrote Statements are worded for emphasis as absolute statements all the time I should have stated: "It is not infrequent that, as a form of hyperbole, statements are sometimes made as absolutes, when the point is merely to add emphasis. Exactly how often this happens I cannot say, but...
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:22 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

I was merely responding to what you wrote. My sincere apologies for not divining what you really meant... Divination is not required when common sense would suffice. FFS, look what you wrote (emphasis added). Anyone who contacts an employer is an idiot and a jackass. You worded it as an absolute st...
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:04 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

CuntajusRationality wrote: I was merely responding to what you wrote. My sincere apologies for not divining what you really meant...
Divination is not required when common sense would suffice.
by heddle
Wed Apr 16, 2014 3:46 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

Anyone who contacts an employer is an idiot and a jackass. Anyone who thinks there is something inherently wrong with contacting an employer hasn't thought it through carefully enough, IMO. If you were out at a store and saw an employee pocketing money from the register, would you say the person wh...
by heddle
Tue Apr 15, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1591916

Re: Y'all come back now, y'hear?

According to Melody Hensley's twitter account, (if she is to be believed) she did in fact make good on her threat of contacting commanding officers. https://twitter.com/MelodyHensley/status/455494274218737664 https://twitter.com/MelodyHensley/status/455493890884534272 I'd say it's well past time to...
by heddle
Thu Feb 27, 2014 6:19 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: Theological Discussion Thread for the Benefit of Mr. Heddle
Replies: 186
Views: 6938

Re: Theological Discussion Thread for the Benefit of Mr. Hed

Is your God a trivial, prudish primitive deity of some primitive goat herders or are you willing to explain his commandment(s) to a modern audience?
Gee, are those my only choices?
by heddle
Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:45 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: Theological Discussion Thread for the Benefit of Mr. Heddle
Replies: 186
Views: 6938

Re: Theological Discussion Thread for the Benefit of Mr. Hed

free thoughtpolice,

Yes. Why wouldn't it? The translation seems quite accurate. Did you read what I wrote above? It was not "toss out, willy-nilly, what you don't like."
by heddle
Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:45 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: Theological Discussion Thread for the Benefit of Mr. Heddle
Replies: 186
Views: 6938

Re: Theological Discussion Thread for the Benefit of Mr. Hed

I do all these things to make a self-consistent picture. If I try to fit something in I give it a smell test—if it looks like I have to interpret something in a way that doesn’t seem reasonably (to me) plausible, then I have to adjust my overall picture. But the bottom line is I am trying to sa...
by heddle
Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.
Replies: 19180
Views: 494255

Re: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.

ROBOKiTTY wrote:By the way, by receiving advice from the great ROBOKiTTY, heddle has forfeited his soul and must call ROBOKiTTY Ovarloardâ„¢ and saviour.
Yes, your worshipfulness!
by heddle
Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:32 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.
Replies: 19180
Views: 494255

Re: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.

There seems to be some software expertise on here so I thought I'd take a shot in the dark: I have some money to set up a 3D lab at a university for scientific visualization. Things like displays for high energy physics experiments or visualizations of magnetic storms in space. I am anticipating so...
by heddle
Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.
Replies: 19180
Views: 494255

Re: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.

There seems to be some software expertise on here so I thought I'd take a shot in the dark: I have some money to set up a 3D lab at a university for scientific visualization. Things like displays for high energy physics experiments or visualizations of magnetic storms in space. I am anticipating so...
by heddle
Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.
Replies: 19180
Views: 494255

Re: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.

There seems to be some software expertise on here so I thought I'd take a shot in the dark: I have some money to set up a 3D lab at a university for scientific visualization. Things like displays for high energy physics experiments or visualizations of magnetic storms in space. I am anticipating som...
by heddle
Wed Feb 12, 2014 4:19 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: Theological Discussion Thread for the Benefit of Mr. Heddle
Replies: 186
Views: 6938

Re: Theological Discussion Thread for the Benefit of Mr. Hed

heddle wrote: There is no point on this thread or any thread where I claim to be a literalist. How do you determine what should be taken as metaphor or a given as fact? Also are there errors in the Bible? There are certainly errors in any bible that I have access to.The inerrancy of scripture would...
by heddle
Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:02 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: Theological Discussion Thread for the Benefit of Mr. Heddle
Replies: 186
Views: 6938

Re: Theological Discussion Thread for the Benefit of Mr. Hed

I happened to come across Matt Cavanaugh's comment on Coyne's blog : I’m enjoying a running debate with a biblical literalist troll by the name of Heddle, who admits that there’s no rational proof of God; you just get a message. If you don’t heed the message, you’re a “jackass” or an “...
by heddle
Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.
Replies: 19180
Views: 494255

Re: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.

Curious, is it not, that Catholics raise children who turn out to be Catholics, that Muslims raise children who turn out to be Muslims, that Sikhs raise children who turn out to be Sikhs? Most people, at least those with functioning “cognitive dissonance meters”, would probably conclude that wh...
by heddle
Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.
Replies: 19180
Views: 494255

Re: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.

Curious, is it not, that Catholics raise children who turn out to be Catholics, that Muslims raise children who turn out to be Muslims, that Sikhs raise children who turn out to be Sikhs? Most people, at least those with functioning “cognitive dissonance meters”, would probably conclude that wh...
by heddle
Wed Jan 22, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.
Replies: 19180
Views: 494255

Re: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.

I don't know who did this, but they're wonderful. http://imgur.com/oazfJ2O.jpg dont know which comic but certainly looks joy of tech like http://www.geekculture.com/joyoftech/index.html Here's the original from 2001: http://www.geekculture.com/joyoftech/joyimages/001_300/119.gif I don't think faceb...
by heddle
Wed Jan 22, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.
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Re: Mykeru, what a Cnut, eh? Discuss.

On another thread I was asked to prove god (or something like that.) I couldn't, but now I can. My prayer has been answered in a way that should cause all of you to run, fast as you can, to the nearest holy man: Richard Carrier publishes a surprise anthology of the works of Richard Carrier What mor...