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Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 09:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,442
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 Today, 06:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,442
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Umm. Yes. If the god entity existed.

Umm. Yes. If the god entity existed.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 417
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 Yesterday, 08:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,442
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 Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 614
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 Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 277
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 Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Space lasers ditto, then?

Space lasers ditto, then?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 417
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 Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,610
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 Yesterday, 06:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,119
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 Yesterday, 06:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 417
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 Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 417
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: 3,610
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: 417
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: 1,119
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: 79
Views: 1,669
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: 11,973
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: 79
Views: 1,669
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: 147
Views: 8,827
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
You're fired!

You're fired!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 4th August 2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,442
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: 79
Views: 1,669
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: 988
Views: 183,727
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: 988
Views: 183,727
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: 79
Views: 1,669
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: 89
Views: 1,442
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: 988
Views: 183,727
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: 988
Views: 183,727
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: 35,919
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...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd August 2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 30,207
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Too big a world. Too few skeptics. "A lie...

Too big a world. Too few skeptics.

"A lie will go round the world while truth is pulling its boots on." Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-92)

It's a whack-a-mole problem. :sigh:
Forum: Trials and Errors 1st August 2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 290,066
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
If you watch the show, you'll see that's what's...

If you watch the show, you'll see that's what's being proposed. Th expert that does such matching claims a very thigh success rate.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 1st August 2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,200
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Isn't that the book that, when read, turns you...

Isn't that the book that, when read, turns you insane? Hmm. That does explain something.
Forum: Trials and Errors 1st August 2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 290,066
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
OK then. The father is trying to get DNA tested...

OK then. The father is trying to get DNA tested using more modern methods. The local police refuse to co-operate. He has appealed to the State to force them to release it
Forum: Trials and Errors 31st July 2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 290,066
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Still Remembered. Still Open. Still Ongoing.

Just caught this on YouTube. From 60 Minutes Australia, July 24,2022.

The breakthrough new DNA evidence that could find JonBenét Ramsey's killer | 60 Minutes Australia
93UdoApio5s

More of an...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 30th July 2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,119
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Phew. Finally, one question answered...

Phew. Finally, one question answered definitively in this forum. :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 30th July 2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,119
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Oh. Oh. You caught me. But I have to admit I...

Oh. Oh. You caught me. But I have to admit I was not thinking at all. :o
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th July 2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 44
Split Thread: Condoms and Consent
Views: 760
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Condoms and Consent

This thread was split from here (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=360589). Please ensure you are posting in the proper thread.

Not sure that this needs a thread of its...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th July 2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,119
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Are you Mike from Heinlein's The Moon Is a Harsh...

Are you Mike from Heinlein's The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress? If so, I bow to your authority. ;)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th July 2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,119
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Forbes is not the same after being bought by...

Forbes is not the same after being bought by Whale.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forbes
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th July 2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,119
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
There are ways of filtering out advertising....

There are ways of filtering out advertising. (Forbes is not the magazine it once was.)

In the interest of those who can't:
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th July 2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,119
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Living in the Moon

Yes in. NASA finds deep warm holes and caves.

NASA’S LRO Spacecraft Detects A Lunar Lava Pit That Promises Room Temperatures...
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,555
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I'm sorry but every time I see your logo in my...

I'm sorry but every time I see your logo in my YouTube feed I think of onanism. I'm not sure why. :(
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,843
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
The Canadian author Charles Templeton, a reformed...

The Canadian author Charles Templeton, a reformed evangelical minister (he became an atheist), always had a kind word for Billy. He said of Billy Graham, “There is no feigning in him: he believes...
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,555
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
This is obviously a Free Speech issue. The...

This is obviously a Free Speech issue. The Government should force Verizon to broadcast their message. No Wait . . . . . Let me think this through. :confused:
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 26th July 2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
My first thought was Aurora. But a quick...

My first thought was Aurora.

But a quick Google for >groom lake pulse jet< got me here:
https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/mystery-solved-we-now-know-whats-going-area-51-131462



So the...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 25th July 2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,011
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Dr Asimov would not be pleased. :(

Dr Asimov would not be pleased. :(
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th July 2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,173
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Cue Rick Mercer and Talking to Americans. ;)

Cue Rick Mercer and Talking to Americans. ;)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th July 2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,173
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
There are movies of dogs playing joyfully with...

There are movies of dogs playing joyfully with Hitler. Apparently dogs have no sense of evil.

Does that mean anything? Why, yes it does. Dogs are pretty dopey.

This anecdote means everything.
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,843
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Naw. Probably me. I was just looking for a...

Naw. Probably me. I was just looking for a "more open" competitor to GoFundMe and grabbed the fits URL I saw. :o
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th July 2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,173
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I'm interested in what other responses you'll get...

I'm interested in what other responses you'll get in this thread. But isn't that the way it's supposed to work?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th July 2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 227,929
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Thanks for the reference. I'll turn in my UK...

Thanks for the reference. I'll turn in my UK passport now (though I have to admit it has been expired for sometime).

I did not recognize the quote and it is still a horrible slam against those...
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