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Autumn replied to the topic The political and/or religious humor thread in the forum Small Talk 5 minutes ago
That’s probably too big of a conversation. I don’t know when that audio clip was recorded, but it’s likely been decades since. A lot has happened since then—enough to let us know that language does matter for quite a few reasons. While ‘PC’ changes aren’t always inherently better, having evolving conversation around language matters, especially w…[Read more]
RichRaelian replied to the topic Crypto: The World’s Greatest Scam in the forum Politics 46 minutes ago
Hi! Digital currency like paper or metal currency can be chains for humanities enslavement your just replacing one slave master for another.
Unseen replied to the topic Ukraine has already lost the war in the forum Politics 8 hours, 6 minutes ago
I think you’re missing Mearsheimer’s point on hegemony. It’s not about winning battles, it’s about national survival in the long term. The U.S. has been hegemonic since WW2, but if it doesn’t get past these bank failures and avoid the depression that may follow, the “petrodollar” may give way to the “petroruble,” “petroyuan,” or a BRICS…[Read more]
jakelafort replied to the topic The political and/or religious humor thread in the forum Small Talk 11 hours, 40 minutes ago
Autumn, i think i know where you are going with that but would you mind elaborating just a bit?
Reg the Fronkey Farmer replied to the topic Does the JWST support Creation? in the forum Science 12 hours, 10 minutes ago
Of course, of course but he will only give me an answer that I endorse so that does not elevate our use of Reason that the swifter equines would endorse, of course.
Autumn replied to the topic The political and/or religious humor thread in the forum Small Talk 12 hours, 12 minutes ago
Anyone “woke” should take notice:
I like Carlin, but in this case, no, not really. I won’t say he’s 100% wrong. It can slow conversation for people who become paralyzed looking for the right term so as to avoid criticism. But he’s missing or deliberately cutting out so much of the conversation that it comes off as misguided and naï…[Read more]
Unseen replied to the topic The political and/or religious humor thread in the forum Small Talk 12 hours, 28 minutes ago
Anyone “woke” should take notice:
jakelafort replied to the topic Does the JWST support Creation? in the forum Science 12 hours, 32 minutes ago
Word salad schtick?
I resemble that remark.
TheEncogitationer replied to the topic Ukraine has already lost the war in the forum Politics 13 hours, 18 minutes ago
You think Mearsheimer talks nonsense? He talks perfect sense. For example (and this covers your “moral and ethical strictures”) he points out that governments act in their country’s interest before they consider international law. In other words, the only way a country can preserve its own safety and security (in theory, anyway) is to ac…
TheEncogitationer replied to the topic Does the JWST support Creation? in the forum Science 13 hours, 41 minutes ago
They might take that comment as an ad Houyhnhnm.
It might cause an interspecies international incident involving their Ambassador to Humans.🐴😁
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