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Go to: Q and A - Adventures in Democracy

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Why was RD lumbered with a panel of Australian dipsticks?
Julie "hard-faced bitch" Bishop's and that family first cretin's opinions are of no value in any respect, under any circumstances.
And the rest of the bunch were just pathetic.

Was the whole thing to show the world that the best in this context Australia can muster is stoopid of industrial strength?

Wed, 10 Mar 2010 21:06:00 UTC | #448197

Go to: The trouble with homeopathy

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91. Comment #463703 by The Smart Patrol on February 24, 2010 at 7:33 pm

Why would anyone want to copy your letter, and sound like a tosser too?
It is about as pointed as a bowling ball!

The idea is good, but the execution pathetic.

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 20:27:00 UTC | #443910

Go to: A religious but not righteous Judge: Cherie Blair

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Heard about 'drunk as a judge', but never before 'biased as a judge' !
How she can be a judge in the first place, in particular after her obvious lack of judgement in being pally with Peter Foster, the Aussie fraudster, is puzzling.
Being married to England's top war criminal shouldn't be a recommendation either.
Nor should being a member of RCC of Paedophilia be judged favourably.

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 14:12:00 UTC | #440546

Go to: The Great Tim Tebow Fallacy

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One thing Sarah Palin wouldn't outlaw is thinking.
She has no idea about what it is, or what is involved.
Though she is not the only one as this seems to apply to most of the US christo-fascists.

Check out the Alaskan neatly wrapped uterus's latest 'gems' regarding leadership.

Once again: Gegen die Dummheit kämpfen die Götter selbst vergebens.

Mon, 08 Feb 2010 09:32:00 UTC | #439622

Go to: 'Teach the Controversy'

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To get the 'controversy' out of the way, it might be an idea to use creationism as a guide to all the possible errors you can make while doing assignments.
This will show the students that things ain't so just because they want it to be that way so they don't have to study hard to understand things.
It will also show them that 'goddidn'tdoit'.

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 17:46:00 UTC | #433473

Go to: Interview with

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Richard is a paragon of politeness and patience when it comes to dealing with religious imbeciles (excuse the tautology).
And then they portray him as 'aggressive', 'militant', 'intolerant', and whatever else they can come up with, all of which can be applied to the 'critics'. And like this nincompoop's drivel about 'the god of the atheists' is just feble. But hey, we're dealing with a journalist, so we can't expect the bar to be set high when he wants to crawl over it.

Mon, 19 Oct 2009 18:20:00 UTC | #406790

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When you read the comments in Salon, you soon realise the problem the US has with a not only ignorant, but down-right stupid large segment of its population.
But then again, getting GWB for president was a clear sign that something is very sick about the US American society.
Thankfully, there are PZ, Josh, Mike, Joe, and the rest who are trying their darnest to knock some sense into the ones that are not too far gone.
Obama is a dubious ally as he is trying to placate the GFers as well. Ah, well, no need to get US visa again.

Mon, 19 Oct 2009 09:20:00 UTC | #406646

Go to: Bill O'Reilly vs. Atheist Richard Dawkins

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Can't watch it. Anything with the BORe gives me instantaneous diarrhea. Likewise FockedNews.

Mon, 12 Oct 2009 19:15:00 UTC | #405135

Go to: RDF TV - Nebraska Vignettes #2 - Why are there still Chimpanzees?

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7. Comment #396760 by robotaholic on July 15, 2009 at 12:52 pm


Why do humans look so different than the rest of the African Apes? Is it just that my pattern recognition virtual machines in my brain are biased to discriminate my own species better- or can you see as it appears to me- that humans are fundamentally different than the rest?

Why are we so different? (if you agree that we are) It surely is weird-

Uh, so you haven't seen this site: ?

Sun, 20 Sep 2009 09:24:00 UTC | #399158

Go to: Dawkins forceful over monkey business

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The end quote in that review made up for the reviewer's time-wise somewhat pathetic arguments:

Stephen Colbert said it best:
"Remember kids, in order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant."

And as to RD's style, - yes, he is forceful, but see where the accommodationists end up, in bloody no-mans-land!
Which is why I find the sarcasm in the above quote is rather timely and pointed.

Sun, 20 Sep 2009 09:06:00 UTC | #399154

Go to: Review of a Review

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The REAL review is great.
The IDiot review was just that.
At times one has to be thankful that one's life is not cluttered and warped by religion!

Fri, 11 Sep 2009 16:09:00 UTC | #396030

Go to: God vs. Science - A debate between Richard Dawkins and Francis Collins

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Collins: The difference is that my presumption of the possibility of God and therefore the supernatural is not zero, and yours is.

This is a bit like alternative medicine that works, repeatedly, and hence is called MEDICINE.

The supernatural that is for real is, or will be, called NATURAL. We just don't know what it is yet.

Pure figments of the deludeds' imagination, referred to by a variety of names like god, allah, etc, will always remain pure fantasy.

As to Odin, Thor, and the rest of that crowd, that is a different story. They are at least somewhat realistic. And one helluva lot more fun to read about. No goatfuckers there!

Sun, 02 Aug 2009 20:15:00 UTC | #384417

Go to: Creationism question in 'misleading' science GCSE

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40. Comment #394060 by Stewart Cowan on July 7, 2009 at 4:59 am
ColdFusionLazarus - but life isn't a game - we don't know all the likely outcomes, even when we think we do.

How many folk have won the Lottery and thought it would improve their life? A couple of years later some find themselves divorced and penniless, for example.
It is a lot we don't know, but from observation and evidence we can make theories.
There are, however, certain things that are proved beyond any doubt, and that Stewart Cowan is a fuckwit is one of them. He managed on his own to remove any doubt, so now we can rest assured it is a fact.

Fri, 10 Jul 2009 11:18:00 UTC | #377664

Go to: Video of girl's flogging as Taliban hand out justice

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As always, this is what to expect when the most primitive elements in a society rule the roost.

And it is not the severity of the punishment that is the the issue, but that something very normal and natural is punished at all.
Bloody rock apes (with an apology to real rock apes as they no doubt are much more civilised)!

Thu, 02 Jul 2009 12:50:00 UTC | #375639

Go to: The Joke's on Him: Bill Maher could use a lesson in civility from Michael Moore

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Yikes!! The Weekly Lack of Standard is part of News Corp, Murdoch's empire of sleaze and filth.
Shit, now I have to purge my computer and all the accessories. Double yikes!!!!

Fri, 17 Oct 2008 02:01:00 UTC | #252022

Go to: The world according to Hitchens

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"We are now faced with Russian imperialism, not of the Bolshevist kind but of the much more traditional czarist, right-wing-chauvinist, Russian Orthodox Christian kind. It could be more menacing because it might be less amenable to reason or deterrence and therefore it could be less stable, less rational."

In reality, maybe a welcome countering force to US imperialism?
Hitchens is so impressed with Hitchens that it is like the old joke about how do you know there's a pilot in the room, - "He will tell you."
Always be suspicious about an 'intellectual' who is busy telling you he is an intellectual. Usually he is just a glib hack, as Hitchens sounds suspiciously like most of the time.
Notice the picture he has of HIMSELF on the dustcover of his Thomas Paine biography. Compared to Robert Ingersoll's lecture, H. could have just left it alone.

Wed, 01 Oct 2008 03:05:00 UTC | #244323

Go to: Knowledge regained

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||Thank goodness here in the United States we will never show disdain for scientific knowledge or try to roll back the advances of our civil society or abandon progress and glorify the ignorant purveyors of divisive superstitions! That would be a truly sad state of affairs. ||

If only . . .

Sat, 13 Sep 2008 03:45:00 UTC | #233789

Go to: When too much Rapture is barely enough

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Ah, it's rAptured, not rUptured.
Sad that!

Sat, 16 Aug 2008 23:48:00 UTC | #219313

Go to: The rebellion of the child-brides

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Since pedophilia and sex with under-aged children is illegal in all Western countries, and that anyone involved such behaviour is breaking the law, shouldn't that also result in ban on the filthy Islam which promote such behaviour?
Pedophile rings are targeted by law enforcement, so why is the Muslim variety exempt??

Muhammad = Muslim pedophile-in-chief!

Fri, 15 Aug 2008 00:58:00 UTC | #218303

Go to: Sydney brothels say Pope's visit will give business a leg-up

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"Obviously we're not promoting it at your traditional Catholic community and it's unlikely we will get priests through. But there'll be lots of tourists in town and there'll be lots of people in town."

The proper sex industry usually doesn't cater for the taste of the cat'lick clergy, i.e. providing choir boys and pre-teen girls, I take it.

Sat, 26 Jul 2008 17:35:00 UTC | #207928

Go to: Anti-Darwinists turned away by Israeli academia

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21. Comment #212290 by realaphex on July 17, 2008 at 1:25 am
@Village_Idiot, I'd like to know how did you come to the conclusion that Turkey is 500 years behind Europe? Have you ever been there, have you ever met people from Turkey?

Ah, after the Turks abandoned Kemal Atatürk's visions time reeled backwards in Turkey.
Very, very fast!
Much like in the US with the current W.H. occupant, Vacuity, and his mob.

Thu, 17 Jul 2008 00:40:00 UTC | #201376

Go to: The Return of Religion

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First a quick ad Hominem
Scruton = alt. spelling of scrotum as in 'bollocks'??

That is at least the content of his vacuous statements, - utter bollocks!

Thu, 17 Jul 2008 00:22:00 UTC | #201365

Go to: Dalai Lama defends Islam as peaceful religion

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| 15. Comment #210478 by Dhamma on July 14, 2008 at 4:34 pm
Islam is a religion of hatred, and we all just stare when they rape our societies. |

Yep, just like christianity (all variants) and judaism (all variants).
Abrahamic religions are all about self-righteousness and revenge (including rape), - but what did you expect from a crazy mob of fringe-dwellers spending most of their time looking up the ass of goats and camels?
Sophistication and worldliness??

Mon, 14 Jul 2008 20:06:00 UTC | #199775

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Have a look here , Big John.
Sort of gets it in perspective why so many people in civilized nations don't believe in the American 'Freedom to bear arms' hype.
All one can hope for is that the rate of killings increase among the US loonies so that they take themselves out of the gene pool.

And you haven't capitulated your lives to the government??
Get real, clown, - does FISA mean anything to you??

Sun, 13 Jul 2008 18:48:00 UTC | #199282

Go to: The Neanderthal Debate

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| 43. Comment #204504 by subzeroiq on July 5, 2008 at 4:48 am |

Considering humans are involved in 'crimen bestialis' (sex with animals), and also sex with partners that are seriously unattractive, and the fact that many (most??) males who've had to live in celibacy for prolonged periods are not very choosy about who or what they shag, I think neanderthals' appearance would not have presented any major hurdle for our ancestors' sexual appetite, - neither male nor female.

Sat, 05 Jul 2008 04:21:00 UTC | #194190

Go to: Who Was More Important: Lincoln or Darwin?

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This comparison should be a very good reason to read this ( ) article, and also consider buying the book!

Thu, 03 Jul 2008 19:34:00 UTC | #193579

Go to: Bible Theme Park Faces Opposition in Tennessee

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||But that's not what he's going for. Unlike smaller religious attractions, Bar-Tur says, the park would focus on the historical aspects of the Bible â€" not on ministry. ||

Historical aspects of the bible???
$2 should suffice for building it!

Thu, 15 May 2008 22:24:00 UTC | #171651

Go to: Richard Dawkins interviewed by John Humphrys on Cardinal Murphy O'Connor

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// Danger because, if you go just by reason, I think, without faith, without belief in God, you can imagine, for instance in the last century, some of the faith(less), or supposedly faithless societies - people, whether it's like Hitler or Stalin, bringing up - having a country in which, if you like, a God free zone, a dictatorship ruled by reason, and where does it lead? To terror and oppression.//

But, judging by the cat'lick church's practices, faith leads to . . . paedophilia (among many other horrors).

Sat, 10 May 2008 18:19:00 UTC | #169072

Go to: My Response to Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

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Rabbi -, that is only a 'd' short and a 'b' long of rabid.
Of course he screams.
Still, prefer rabbits, even here in Australia.

Sat, 10 May 2008 07:39:00 UTC | #168898

Go to: Faith in Britain today

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| I belong to a community in which Christ establishes a precious relationship to each person and brings us into blessedness . . .|

. . . and paedophilia!

Fri, 09 May 2008 01:57:00 UTC | #168311