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Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 11:26 AM
Replies: 175
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Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Can a Christian please resolve fro me whether you...

Can a Christian please resolve fro me whether you go to Heaven why you die (as JC told the pair He was hanging around with) or do you have to wait around for Judgement Day as The Book of Revelation...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Today, 09:34 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 8,528
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Plus his Physics! Sorry. I meant to say...

Plus his Physics!

Sorry. I meant to say "Plus his Physics".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_of_electricity#Speed_of_electromagnetic_waves_in_good_conductors
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 8,528
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
You said: It's Johannes Kepler we are...

You said:


It's Johannes Kepler we are talking about? Have you heard of him?

Stop frothing. Your juejune ramblings are amusing. Nothing more.

:bunpan
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,242
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
And homosexuality has been accepted, even...

And homosexuality has been accepted, even celebrated, in other cultures and societies through history. Vide: These 15 Historical Examples Of LGBTQ Culture Around The World You Might Not Have Known...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 07:58 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 47,259
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Rudy digs a deep hole. Giuliani seeking to...

Rudy digs a deep hole.

Giuliani seeking to delay Fulton grand jury testimony (https://www.ajc.com/politics/giuliani-seeking-to-delay-fulton-grand-jury-testimony/7E26FKCSCRDPRHLTFNPXFGF3ZY/)


...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 8,528
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
You're really not very good at this. Johannes...

You're really not very good at this. Johannes Kepler wrote Somnium (novel) in 1608. :w2:
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 8,528
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
There are people who look at the night sky every...

There are people who look at the night sky every night; they're called astronomers. Around the planet there are multitudinous All-Sky Camera Networks. They record everything from horizon to horizon...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 8,528
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
While he still had his glasses on Zamora said "it...

While he still had his glasses on Zamora said "it looks like a balloon”.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 8,528
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
No, he saw an early experimental hot air balloon....

No, he saw an early experimental hot air balloon. The flame was not blue and the object made a roaring noise as it took off.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Yesterday, 11:25 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 8,528
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Well there's nine-and-a-half minutes of my life...

Well there's nine-and-a-half minutes of my life I'll never get back. :(

Actual Nick Pope quote about what he believes:



(from his website, http://nickpope.net/wpte19/ )
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 9th August 2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Nor yet sheep.

Nor yet sheep.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 9th August 2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Don't forget the RC's Last Rites ritual. It's a...

Don't forget the RC's Last Rites ritual. It's a Get Out of Hell free card if you are lucky enough to find someone authorized to mumble it over your dying body. (That's always seemed a bit arbitrary...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 9th August 2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 187,894
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Ha. Ha!

Ha. Ha!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 9th August 2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Then why go through the whole silly rigamarole? ...

Then why go through the whole silly rigamarole? If God is all-seeing just why does He not just get on with it?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 9th August 2022, 04:18 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 8,528
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
"Tongue-in-cheek"? Moi? I vuz just Asking...

"Tongue-in-cheek"? Moi? I vuz just Asking Questions.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 8th August 2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Only because God, if He existed as He claims,...

Only because God, if He existed as He claims, made Evil possible. If there was no evil we could not choose it.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 8th August 2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 83,026
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Ah. It's a helicopter in the sky, hidden behind...

Ah. It's a helicopter in the sky, hidden behind his head that emerges from behind his head and disappears in the smoke? Or an alien craft on it's way to flash its lights at someone's porch during a...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 8th August 2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 8,528
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Just a WAG. But maybe a storta faint...

Just a WAG. But maybe a storta faint electronic-like sound? Accompanied by a brief flash of light? :boxedin:
Forum: Computers and the Internet 8th August 2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 74,407
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Brilliant! Sometimes the cleverest response is...

Brilliant! Sometimes the cleverest response is to play the game.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 8th August 2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Ah. Never mind. It's my fault for misreading...

Ah. Never mind. It's my fault for misreading the headline. I read "seemed" for "seems". :o
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 8th August 2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 83,026
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I've run it forward and backward at full screen...

I've run it forward and backward at full screen and can't see anything unusual. Does this mean my brain has been "adjusted"?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 7th August 2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
In doing my search for the verse in my previous...

In doing my search for the verse in my previous post I came upon this one in 1 Samuel 18:



You can't make this **** up - well I guess some one did.


:bunpan
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 7th August 2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Isaiah 45:7 King James Bible I form the light,...

Isaiah 45:7 King James Bible
I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 7th August 2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Umm. Yes. If the god entity existed.

Umm. Yes. If the god entity existed.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I know you do. I was just adding emphasis. ...

I know you do. I was just adding emphasis.

Maybe there is a god and when you die he'll say. "Congrats Thor, you figured it out correctly. Here, have some delicious white grapes (qv)."
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
So you don't have one then? (An reply that is to...

So you don't have one then? (An reply that is to say.)
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 6th August 2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 8,528
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
That's an awful lot of speculation for very...

That's an awful lot of speculation for very little evidence.

How widespread was the power outage? What does your electrical power supply company say happened?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 6th August 2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Good News on the Black Hole Front

If anyone has been following along since Stephen Hawking died.

Black Holes Finally Proven Mathematically Stable...
Forum: USA Politics 6th August 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Space lasers ditto, then?

Space lasers ditto, then?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
You can call yourself anything you like but to...

You can call yourself anything you like but to get the official Anglican membership card you must agree to the contents of the Apostles' Creed.
Forum: USA Politics 6th August 2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,030
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
But we don't actually know. And, truly, I...

But we don't actually know. And, truly, I suppose it is none of our business.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 6th August 2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,219
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Possibly! :o The trouble for me in...

Possibly! :o

The trouble for me in following this thread is that my mind just keeps reverting to Fritz Leiber's A Specter Is Haunting Texas. :w2:
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
No he did not! When you die you stop...

No he did not! When you die you stop functioning. You know like a burnt out light bulb. :p
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th August 2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
However, I does mean that you cannot be an...

However, I does mean that you cannot be an Anglican because to be an Anglican you must accept the truths in the Apostles' Creed. Primarily one of which is the Godhood of JC.
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,030
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I was wondering that myself. Did Ivana get to...

I was wondering that myself. Did Ivana get to choose and by what authority did T get to?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th August 2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
If you reduce Christianity to the belief that...

If you reduce Christianity to the belief that "Jesus was a mostly good person" then we are all Christians. If you think Jesus was the Son of God, then you are deluded.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th August 2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,219
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
And here is one from last month that says there...

And here is one from last month that says there is a real problem.

New Study Reveals Devastating Effect on Astronaut Bones From Living in Space ...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th August 2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,242
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Yes. No. Probably. Maybe. But you'll have to...

Yes. No. Probably. Maybe. But you'll have to ask an expert. Maybe zooterkin?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 4th August 2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,025
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I did listen to it (thanks for the link). I'll...

I did listen to it (thanks for the link). I'll admit to doing something else at the time but my focus was on the talk.

Bentine comes across as just as funny as I (seem to) remember him from the...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 4th August 2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,242
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Ah I forgot about the seven years of C of E...

Ah I forgot about the seven years of C of E school school thing. Maybe we both are experts?

It was the religion classes that turned me toward atheism. God asking Abraham to sacrifice his son,...
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,011
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
You're fired!

You're fired!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 4th August 2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
And the sad? amazing? amusing? thing is that...

And the sad? amazing? amusing? thing is that Epicurus figured this out over 2000 years ago and idiots have been missing the point ever since.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 4th August 2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,242
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I was baptized into the Church of England but...

I was baptized into the Church of England but never confirmed. Don't expect me to be an expert on Church Law. ;)

(And, anyway, I was just "asking a question".)
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 4th August 2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 187,894
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Hey! This is a SKEPTICS forum, not a Conspiracy...

Hey! This is a SKEPTICS forum, not a Conspiracy Theory forum! :covereyes
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 3rd August 2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 187,894
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Maybe he's just extraordinarily bad at Arithmetic?

Maybe he's just extraordinarily bad at Arithmetic?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,242
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I tried Googling >Jesus sex< to see if he had had...

I tried Googling >Jesus sex< to see if he had had anything to say on the topic and the answer appears to be "No".

However, I did find,

Was Jesus gay? Probably...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Sure. The way you define it. :covereyes

Sure. The way you define it. :covereyes
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 3rd August 2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 187,894
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Latest from the Washington Post. Sandy Hook...

Latest from the Washington Post.

Sandy Hook parents confront Alex Jones, say hoax claims created ‘living hell’ (https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/08/03/alex-jones-trial-hoax-sandy-hook/)...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 3rd August 2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 187,894
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
The other (more likely?) possibility is that he...

The other (more likely?) possibility is that he actually is insane.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd August 2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 36,090
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Just to keep the pot boiling: The biggest...

Just to keep the pot boiling:

The biggest bombshells from unsealed Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard court docs (https://ew.com/celebrity/johnny-depp-amber-heard-court-docs-unsealed/)

(My first. And...
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