• Bill replied to the topic How do you explain that? in the forum Small Talk 2 months ago

    How about, since you had turned away from the god known as Yahweh, the one true God (maybe it was the Flying Spaghetti Monster, maybe it was Russell’s Teapot) was testing your faith and gave you a premonition to make sure you wouldn’t turn back toward the false one.

    By the way, you failed.

    Seriously though, it’s called a “coincidence”. Just move on.

  • Bill replied to the topic Is the demos killing democracy? in the forum Politics 2 months ago

    “America isn’t easy. America is advanced citizenship. You gotta want it bad, ’cause it’s gonna put up a fight.”

    – Andrew Shepherd (“The American President”)

  • I heard a news report recently about a death row inmate in Alabama scheduled for execution. The man was a Muslim and wished to have his imam present in the execution chamber. The prison refused saying that the only religious official on staff was a Christian minister and, for security reasons, officials of other faiths were not allowed to be in…[Read more]

  • Bill's profile was updated 12 months ago

  • It is a theory in the same way that the behavior of gravity is a theory. It can’t really be “proven” since we can’t see what is happening. However we can see the results of the effect and produce testable hypotheses that can then be experimentally confirmed or refuted. Once a sufficient body of tested and confirmed behaviors has been amassed, the…[Read more]