ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

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The portrait is Charles Darwin, age 31, in 1840

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Comment by Alice on January 5, 2012 at 5:15pm

I was visiting the UK in 1997 and my husband had a conversation in a 1st floor coffee shop above a Muslim shop with a guy - the guy said that he thought something was brewing - it was from 3 streets away that the London train bomber of 2006 lived - which I also happened to be in London the day that happened - very scary - I didn't take a train but relied on buses and friends.  When a newly ex Christian warns of bombing the white house - be concerned.

Comment by Marc Draco on January 5, 2012 at 4:46pm
If Charles needs to learn anything it's some manners. Netiquette, if you prefer.

This all-guns-blazing stance is unhelpful to the point of being repugnant.
Comment by Joseph P on January 5, 2012 at 4:26pm

I was going for something more along the lines of, "Dude, you cannot be for real."

 

Not strictly-speaking Poe's Law, but its cousin.

Comment by Susan Stanko on January 5, 2012 at 3:48pm
Comment by matthew greenberg on January 5, 2012 at 2:25pm

Kyu, you may be right.  one must have 'tiger blood' to spend time in Branson, MO. 

Comment by Kyu on January 5, 2012 at 2:19pm
Charles, when you speak of a plan to win, I feel that's more in the Charlie Sheen sense than a rational, thought out course of action.
Comment by matthew greenberg on January 5, 2012 at 1:46pm

who is Poe and what's his #???  if he can do something about this i'll call him myself!

Comment by dr kellie on January 5, 2012 at 1:39pm

No, but I'd love to legalize pot, which is the number one cash crop right here in the good old USofA. 

 

I'm with Joseph P.  Poe!

Comment by matthew greenberg on January 5, 2012 at 1:11pm

you mean YOUR truth.  sorry, Charles, but you do not possess absolute truth any more than the religious claim to.  to claim that your views on such a complex issue such as legalization of a drug vs. the already legal other drugs like alcohol or nicotine is ignorant at best, delusional at worst.  have you even smoked pot?  you don't even know the basics, which is obvious since you seem to think that we get our pot from Columbia.  you should focus on things you do know about, although i can't quite figure out what they are yet. 

 

also, please explain what you are doing that is so brave.  you are writing on an Atheist blog and starting a book of some sort.  and this will somehow save us all???

Comment by Troy Gorsline on January 5, 2012 at 1:09pm

Huh?

Maybe I am missing something - it's happened before. This post is very confusing to me personally.

I would; however, like to point out not all alcoholics are homeless. Not everyone who uses alcohol are alcoholics (I apologize truly for your brother). Though I do question the sanity of religious people, I can't recall the White House ever being blown up. I believe it was set aflame once, but blown up? Maybe I need clarification.

 

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