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    ' Now the Present has latched its postern behind...

    ' Now the Present has latched its postern behind His tremulous stay ' but he still seems to be around. That's genius it never gives up.
  2. Thread: Astronomy

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    A theory is well founded unlike a hypothesis...

    A theory is well founded unlike a hypothesis which is an attempt to explain the facts.
    The Big Bang is widely accepted and fits the bill just as the theory of evolution.
    Karl Popper has put forward...
  3. Thread: Astronomy

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    There is a considerable evidence to support the...

    There is a considerable evidence to support the Big Bang hence is called a theory and not a hypothesis. Theories can be adjusted but are generally well supported like the theory of evolution....
  4. Christopher Hitchens was the perfect put- downer...

    Christopher Hitchens was the perfect put- downer that's how he made his fame but he could be cruel. He had a certain intelligent arrogance about him which made him ready to pounce. Steven Fry was a...
  5. I loved the sentiments and got the general idea...

    I loved the sentiments and got the general idea of the meaning. Do you think he had a Christian phase ' when faith was firm ect '?Life never leaves us alone , in its different moods it leaves us...
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    Bit deep for me but I liked 'claim the olive and...

    Bit deep for me but I liked 'claim the olive and the dove but what is ' the weight of graphite? or mannered in the flames?
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    Yes perhaps being born is as dangerous a business...

    Yes perhaps being born is as dangerous a business as dying. Thank you for a new perspective.
  8. Yes a great book and easy to read and it makes a...

    Yes a great book and easy to read and it makes a good point. Indeed children are no more innocent than we are but they are in our care they don't know the world and may not be self- aware. They can...
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    Very good calidore I loved the touch of humour.

    Very good calidore I loved the touch of humour.
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    It shows that they know nothing about the human...

    It shows that they know nothing about the human conscience or more likely they believe only Christians have consciences. Don't take offence explain that we all have consciences , even St Paul admits...
  11. Thread: Wisdom

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    Do you believe in the just war rather than...

    Do you believe in the just war rather than turning the other cheek?
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    Excellent fifty words is a tall order. I have...

    Excellent fifty words is a tall order. I have seen one hundred in internet competitions.
  13. It certainly caused a stir in the way children...

    It certainly caused a stir in the way children were viewed. It backed up the views of Steven Pinker which came much later in ' The Blank Slate ' although many had suspected the innocence of...
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    The thing about Macbeth is his slow decline in...

    The thing about Macbeth is his slow decline in character triggered by his wife's ambition. He starts a fairly good man and ends up a ruthless butcher. Its a lesson for talented leaders today how easy...
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    Yes many do view meat consumption as morally...

    Yes many do view meat consumption as morally abhorrent. Killing the sacred cow in India has a death penalty but the chicken is up for grabs. The religious and secular world picks and chooses its diet...
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    You could complicate the definition further by...

    You could complicate the definition further by introducing the very widespread activity in schools between underaged children. Society must decide these things and we must keep the rules of the...
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    Excellent we are in agreement.

    Excellent we are in agreement.
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    That's cold. When we lived high up in Wales it...

    That's cold. When we lived high up in Wales it got to -14C in the winter and we had pumped water which failed due to frost. We were snowed in for two weeks.
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    True but the rich nations citizens have enormous...

    True but the rich nations citizens have enormous carbon footprints and the wealthier they are the bigger the footprint. I expect you know the joke about the green party representative flying to...
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    I agree after all you could argue that watching...

    I agree after all you could argue that watching TV is antisocial and to add a conundrum being on social media is antisocial. Perhaps sleeping or even working might be added to the list!
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    The best way to deal with global warming is to...

    The best way to deal with global warming is to take the advice of 'Limits to Growth' and wind down the global obsession with continuous growth. The problem is twofold
    many do not believe global...
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    He also believed the old testament and that the...

    He also believed the old testament and that the Jews were Gods chosen people.
    He preached ' turn the other cheek' ; tell me should we do that for ISIS? Should we have turned the cheek for Hitler? Do...
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    The word Christian is simply impossible to pin...

    The word Christian is simply impossible to pin point. It could mean a church goer or a dedicated person who lives for others. So other terms have sprung into use here are a few:
    A born again...
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    'Our innate nature is purity itself' what...

    'Our innate nature is purity itself' what nonsense we are partly sensual beings with ambitious desires, but we have moral consciences that are often at war with those desires. Dual personalities ,...
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    There is some truth in the accusation ; reading...

    There is some truth in the accusation ; reading could be considered antisocial.
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