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Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 02:15 AM
Replies: 311
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Posted By psionl0
Are you proposing anything more extreme than...

Are you proposing anything more extreme than education to deal with these issues?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Apology accepted. I understand that religion can...

Apology accepted. I understand that religion can be an emotional topic even for atheists (especially the ex-religious). More than any other topic, it invites the reader to question the arguer rather...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
It is no wonder that you would misrepresent my...

It is no wonder that you would misrepresent my position like this. You seem to have gotten it into your head that only a religious fundy would question a single word that you post.

If you read my...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 03:20 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Don't you get it? You've been busted! Your ad...

Don't you get it? You've been busted! Your ad hominems have no effect now.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 02:09 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
This crude attempt to ad hominemize my arguments...

This crude attempt to ad hominemize my arguments is pathetically weak.

One doesn't have to worship an "ill begotten Zombified demi-god" to point out how stupid some of the atheistic arguments are.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Yesterday, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
They might deny them access to "fake money" but...

They might deny them access to "fake money" but most give people their bitcoins without trouble.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 12:59 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Who says that this is my "ill begotten Zombified...

Who says that this is my "ill begotten Zombified demi-god" and what does being a eunuch have to do with the price of beer?

This is just pure quote mining.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 12:29 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
AFAIK only the RCC teaches about a "Trinity" and...

AFAIK only the RCC teaches about a "Trinity" and even then they they confusingly describe it as three gods in one. Very few sects describe the devil as a god.

Your attempts to focus on this...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th June 2022, 11:38 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
I see this cognitive dissonance all the time. On...

I see this cognitive dissonance all the time. On the one hand, atheists will point out that the idea of a god is unfalsifiable (you can't disprove a negative) but on the other hand they argue that it...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th June 2022, 10:54 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
That is just the "all swans are white"...

That is just the "all swans are white" argument.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 24th June 2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
And not long after that, demand for this useless...

And not long after that, demand for this useless product that has "no intrinsic value" became so great that exchanges sprang up to facilitate their trade.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th June 2022, 10:43 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
ftfy.

ftfy.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th June 2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Once you are dead, everything becomes meaningless...

Once you are dead, everything becomes meaningless and it doesn't matter what you did nor what happened to you.

All you can do while you live is try to feel good and people have varying ideas about...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th June 2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
What is a fact? That there is only one true...

What is a fact? That there is only one true fictional god? The one you have pieced together from your biblical quote mining? How do you calculate that the probability that there exists a genuine...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th June 2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
You are entitled to your opinion.

You are entitled to your opinion.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th June 2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
I can't demonstrate that every Nigerian Email is...

I can't demonstrate that every Nigerian Email is a scam.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 24th June 2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Assuming that you are claiming that I believe in...

Assuming that you are claiming that I believe in the Abrahamic God, it is also possible that he might forgive me. It depends on where in the bible you are mining your quotes.


I suspect that I...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 24th June 2022, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
ftfy. I have never believed that claim.

ftfy.


I have never believed that claim.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 24th June 2022, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
That has been explained. And explained. And...

That has been explained.
And explained.
And explained.
And explained.
And explained.
And explained.
...
...
...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd June 2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
There are better ways for me to feel good in the...

There are better ways for me to feel good in the time I have left on this planet than to give money to somebody who would rather boil me in oil.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd June 2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
All of the cryptos are in decline ATM. It appears...

All of the cryptos are in decline ATM. It appears that whatever mechanism is used for "stable" coins doesn't work if the crypto market falls too fast.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd June 2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,824
Posted By psionl0
An interesting statistic would be the NPP vote...

An interesting statistic would be the NPP vote where N was the number of parties that won at least one seat in the House of Representatives. You could calculate this by not distributing the...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd June 2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Because, unless I am mistaken, you don't believe...

Because, unless I am mistaken, you don't believe in any gods nor in an afterlife.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd June 2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
I don't but as others never tire of saying, the...

I don't but as others never tire of saying, the idea that there could be life after death is just wishful thinking.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd June 2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
I'll admit that it is a toss up.

I'll admit that it is a toss up.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd June 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
Won't somebody please think of the lawyers!...

Won't somebody please think of the lawyers! :rolleyes:


Only a soft headed idiot would think that the war on drugs does anything good.


The entire financial derivatives market is more of a...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd June 2022, 04:00 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,824
Posted By psionl0
With 16 of the 151 seats going to independents,...

With 16 of the 151 seats going to independents, the 2PP result is not as relevant as it was in the past.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd June 2022, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
Assertion made without evidence and all that. ...

Assertion made without evidence and all that.

But even assuming that China has been successful in curtailing cryptos domestically, do we really want a totalitarian regime like China's just so that...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd June 2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
These dead people couldn't care less.

These dead people couldn't care less.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 22nd June 2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
How well has that worked in China?

How well has that worked in China?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd June 2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Once you are dead, nothing ever mattered. ...

Once you are dead, nothing ever mattered.


Faith in you?
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 22nd June 2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
WOW. Nobody has EVER claimed that bitcoin has "no...

WOW. Nobody has EVER claimed that bitcoin has "no intrinsic value" before. This is the first time this has ever been discussed.

Thank you for pointing out what nobody knew.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd June 2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Now that you have added the highlighted words, it...

Now that you have added the highlighted words, it is no longer a strawman.

I don't know why you say I have "hitched my wagon" to this. It is just a logical conclusion that if you want more than...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 22nd June 2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,115
Posted By psionl0
Your banks are so reasonable compared to ours. ...

Your banks are so reasonable compared to ours.

Not only do variable interest rate mortgages leave the interest rate subject to the whim of the bank but the contract often allows bank to apply any...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd June 2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
If you can't tell the difference between...

If you can't tell the difference between postponing death and life after death then I can't help you.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd June 2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Now that is a strawman argument for sure. The...

Now that is a strawman argument for sure. The question is whether you can live again after your allotted time on this planet is over and you don't have the authority to tell anybody to abandon all...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 22nd June 2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,115
Posted By psionl0
Your lender (bank) decides when your interest...

Your lender (bank) decides when your interest rate should go down and when it should go up.

Within limits, the bank isn't compelled by law to set its interest rate to a certain level. What...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 22nd June 2022, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
Can you prove that a ban on bitcoin would be more...

Can you prove that a ban on bitcoin would be more successful than a ban on drugs?
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 21st June 2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
I could understand it if you refused to get...

I could understand it if you refused to get involved in bitcoin due to the excessive energy consumption devoted to mining.

However, I don't understand your interest in whether a speculator gained...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 21st June 2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Each individual has to make their own evaluation...

Each individual has to make their own evaluation on that point.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 21st June 2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
One reason for faith might be if somebody wanted...

One reason for faith might be if somebody wanted better than three score and ten years of a meaningless existence.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 21st June 2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
GOTO 2427...

GOTO 2427 (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?postid=13837508#post13837508)
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 21st June 2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
I guess you have stopped judging fictional...

I guess you have stopped judging fictional characters for now.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 21st June 2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
How are you going to measure that? It seems to me...

How are you going to measure that? It seems to me that the only losers are the ones who bought high and sold low (or left them in a shonky exchange too long). The hodlers are doing fine thank you...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 21st June 2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
GOTO 2416...

GOTO 2416 (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?postid=13836933#post13836933).
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 21st June 2022, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 166,040
Posted By psionl0
GOTO 2464...

GOTO 2464 (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?postid=13837356#post13837356).
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 21st June 2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
Actually, Jesus did list 5 of the 10 commandments...

Actually, Jesus did list 5 of the 10 commandments to the rich man in Matthew 19 together with the "love thy neighbour as thyself" maxim (not to mention "sell everything you have and give the money to...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 20th June 2022, 11:26 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 3,558
Posted By psionl0
This seems pointless to me. To a believer it is a...

This seems pointless to me. To a believer it is a matter of faith rather than logic or interpretation and to an atheist - well it has already pointed out that you are just rehashing an old topic.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th June 2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 2,824
Posted By psionl0
AFAIK not since 1977 when the Fraser government...

AFAIK not since 1977 when the Fraser government held a record majority in the House of Representatives.

In 1984 the Hawke government made it virtually impossible for any party to gain a majority...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th June 2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 512
Posted By psionl0
That is the question. Whether electing a head of...

That is the question. Whether electing a head of state is an improvement or just a smokescreen.

Under the 1999 proposal, the head of state was a pure figurehead and all of the power resided with...
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