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Go to: Pakistan is Already an Islamic State

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#374640 by Enlightenme..

I think that when the time comes it will be closer to 5 billion.

That depends on whether Lovelock is on the ball or not but it sounds feasibile.
He said that after global warming kicks in for real there would be three main islands that would remain habitable; New Zealand, Canada and the UK.

Assuming one or more isnt totally irradiated!

Sun, 10 May 2009 02:29:00 UTC | #357869

Go to: 10 Genes, Furiously Evolving

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Comment #373461 by Roland_F
my mistake, in my excitement I misread part of the nytimes supplement. Looking at it now it does seem to refer to the genes of the virus itself rather than the host.

Just had an amazing image in my head of hordes of young muslims telling their fundaMENTAlists to get knotted once the lure of suicide to attain nirvana was removed.


Wed, 06 May 2009 06:23:00 UTC | #356861

Go to: 10 Genes, Furiously Evolving

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Silly question but if you catch flu which has maybe borrowed genes from within a pig...

If your Jewish or a Muslim does this mean your chances of enjoying the afterlife are screwed?

I thought that pork was tainted and would prevent your pious soul from joining with god up in heaven?

Just a thought as even if it doesn't kill you those pesky pork molecules will have resided inside your body, maybe even bonded with your very soul and you will trail those invisible strands around forever in limbo.

It could be a great way to prevent matrydom of ignorant school children as one of the previous articles went into. A brief sniffle and a sneeze and there is no point blowing yourself up as there would be no reward in heaven later. Then as youll never reach allah anyway you may as well enjoy the life you have.

just a thought folks



Tue, 05 May 2009 12:19:00 UTC | #356549

Go to: Pakistan's Islamic Schools Fill Void, but Fuel Militancy

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All I can say is what a bunch of cowardly wankers!

Hiding behind brainwashed kids and slaughtering them to achieve some primative medieval objective of enslavement and global domination and subversion.

The wacko in the clip is right though as there is very little you can do to counter the effects of someone who is prepared to die to achieve something.

It does seem to boil down to simple education and understanding of reality. I guess it is severly hampered by the government being corrupt or useless.

I do notice how the old teachers/ imams /nutcases haven't been too keen to leap into the afterlife themselves though, they must be heros to make that sacrifice!

seems to be the best place to start

Tue, 05 May 2009 07:11:00 UTC | #356419

Go to: Free speech is sacred

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#353300 by MelM

'The draft also promotes the idea that religions themselves — not just their believers — deserve to be protected under human rights law, he said'

checked out that link and it is concerning.
How exactly does a belief, a religion, deserve to be protected under human rights laws?

is there are clearer picture of the draft declaration available anywhere?

could you imagine people such as Sam Harris, Professor Dawkins or indeed our Pat Condell being gagged by something of this nature?
where would it end?

Wed, 18 Mar 2009 14:54:00 UTC | #337208

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