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    Today, 08:01 AM
    YesNo replied to a thread Cosmology in Philosophical Literature
    There is no necessity to reduce God to any particular religion. So talking about God does not imply accepting Christianity or the Muslim religion or...
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    Today, 07:42 AM
    That sounds like an interesting blog. There is also https://everydayfiction.com/ You can post comments on stories as well as submit them.
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    Yesterday, 06:03 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Lymerick in Poetry Games & Contests
    Quatrains make simple rhymes for children.
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    Yesterday, 10:03 AM
    YesNo replied to a thread Cosmology in Philosophical Literature
    As a theme for fantasy fiction, that view of the Devil might work. The only thing I know of the afterlife is what people who have had near-death...
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    Yesterday, 09:53 AM
    YesNo replied to a thread Two Poems in Personal Poetry
    I liked this phrase: "You have left nothing but your absence" If this is a real account, I am sorry for your loss.
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    Yesterday, 09:49 AM
    I remember thinking France was a third world country the first time I visited, perhaps because they didn't speak English. Surrey-style potholes...
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    Yesterday, 09:40 AM
    YesNo replied to a thread Astronomy in Serious Discussions
    I like the idea of that snake robot and the focus on robotics rather than human exploration.
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    Yesterday, 09:31 AM
    YesNo replied to a thread Lymerick in Poetry Games & Contests
    I haven't read that article before. I liked the mathematical limerick by Leigh Mercer in that article. Not only did the rhyme and meter have to...
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    Yesterday, 03:52 AM
    WHAT NOT TO DO IN HORROR MOVIES # 3 When there is a raging storm outside And an intruder with murderous intent And the power suddenly goes out...
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    Yesterday, 03:49 AM
    Biggus replied to a thread A Love Game # 32 in Personal Poetry
    Thanks YN
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    Yesterday, 03:48 AM
    Biggus replied to a thread A Love Game # 32 in Personal Poetry
    Thanks Dreamwoven
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    Yesterday, 03:47 AM
    Thanks Dreamwoven
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    06-25-2017, 11:04 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Cosmology in Philosophical Literature
    I'm not worried about hell. Our ability to make choices, not just imaginary ones and not with absolute freedom, makes sense to me. I see no reason...
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    06-25-2017, 10:49 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Lymerick in Poetry Games & Contests
    I like quatrains even better than limericks.
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    06-25-2017, 10:15 AM
    YesNo replied to a thread Cosmology in Philosophical Literature
    What we are both doing is rationalizing our prior beliefs. We are both being logical but we haven't convinced the other. That is fine. We...
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    06-25-2017, 09:42 AM
    YesNo replied to a thread Lymerick in Poetry Games & Contests
    Thinking about this more this morning, I don't think people writing in English write these quatrains any more. They might write haiku if they want...
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    06-24-2017, 10:45 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Lymerick in Poetry Games & Contests
    I think it is a kind of common meter, although in general common meter need not end with an accented syllable, but it often does, and the syllable...
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    06-24-2017, 10:29 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Cosmology in Philosophical Literature
    I agree with what you say about a mechanistic universe. The arrangement of finite particles would repeatedly return to a same arrangement. However,...
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    06-24-2017, 08:02 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Lymerick in Poetry Games & Contests
    It seems similar to English, but with the last syllable accented. Here may be a spoken example of a trova, but I'm not sure: ...
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    06-24-2017, 02:24 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Cosmology in Philosophical Literature
    I am thinking along the same lines. At place where we might disagree is here (for some reason I can't quote a post, so I will just copy it): "In...
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    06-24-2017, 01:23 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Lymerick in Poetry Games & Contests
    Those quadras are simple like limericks. I can see a rhyme pattern ABCB. Is there an expected meter also, like iambic? It looks like 4 to 8...
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    06-23-2017, 10:30 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Lymerick in Poetry Games & Contests
    I looked up "trova con letra" on YouTube and found this collection: ...
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    06-23-2017, 10:00 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Lymerick in Poetry Games & Contests
    The trova sounds interesting. I can't play the guitar, but writing them may be possible. Limericks aren't easy. I don't find them hard, but...
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    06-23-2017, 02:29 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread Lymerick in Poetry Games & Contests
    When a knight and his damsel ride there Where sweet love birds take dumps in their hair v...
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    06-23-2017, 10:40 AM
    YesNo replied to a thread The Fall. in Religious Texts
    In the 19th century people who wanted to know who wrote the bible, in particular the first five books, identified four sources. They were identified...
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    06-23-2017, 09:17 AM
    YesNo replied to a thread A Love Game # 32 in Personal Poetry
    They are all very nice. I especially liked When Harry Met Sally.
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    06-23-2017, 09:07 AM
    Two entries! Thank you! Now it is a contest. There is still a week to go before the June 30th deadline. There is still time to enter.
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    06-23-2017, 03:26 AM
    HAIR OF JET Hair of jet Falls untamed Over alabaster skin Stark in contrast Like a ravens wing Against fresh snow WHEN HARRY MET SALLY...
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    06-22-2017, 01:51 PM
    YesNo replied to a thread The Fall. in Religious Texts
    I see heaven the same way you do, desiresjab, not that I know much about it. When you mention, "I want to speculate on the attributes of a known...
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    06-22-2017, 01:08 PM
    Best wishes, Mohammad. I don't understand the destruction of ancient history either.
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    Your 21st century rhymes are brilliant. I always rather liked
    Little Miss Muffet
    Sat on her tuffet
    Knickers all tattered and torn.
    It wasn't the spider
    That sat dwon beside her,
    But Little Boy Blue, with the Horn

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    hi there biggus
    I checked one of your websites and found this one
    "In The First Light of Dawn"
    I think I've read here before but now I couldn't find it. I just wanted you to know that it's one of my favorites. Thanks for sharing
  3. Thank you thats very kind
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    Biggus, I just want to formally tell you that I enjoy your poems very much. You have the most wonderful sense of humor.

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    Please help to spread a little Christmas cheer and vote in the short story contest this year
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    hi biggus, plz visit the place u born1
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    Thank you sir! And also, may I please add you as a friend?
  8. Thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed them.
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    Hello there sir! I enjoyed your 21st Century Rhymes immensely! Would you mind if I shared them with a friend? I'm pretty sure he would enjoy them as much as I do. Thank you for writing them!
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