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Old 10th February 2019, 04:59 AM   #81
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Originally Posted by shankara View Post
Well I don't see the thread being moved out of the "Conspiracy Theories" section.
Must be a conspiracy.
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Old 10th February 2019, 07:57 AM   #82
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Originally Posted by Cosmic Yak View Post
Must be a conspiracy.
What other explanation could there be?
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Originally Posted by shankara View Post
What other explanation could there be?
What does your intuition- sorry, your INTUITION, tell you?
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Old 11th February 2019, 02:50 AM   #84
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Originally Posted by Cosmic Yak View Post
What does your intuition- sorry, your INTUITION, tell you?
Man, that was humor.
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Old 11th February 2019, 04:32 AM   #85
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Originally Posted by shankara View Post
Man, that was humor.
Thank you captain obvious. Got any substance to offer or are you completely low rent?
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Old 11th February 2019, 10:29 AM   #86
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Originally Posted by abaddon View Post
Thank you captain obvious. Got any substance to offer or are you completely low rent?
Obviously I have some kind of complex about potentially being misinterpreted. Oedipal probably.
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Old 15th February 2019, 10:34 AM   #87
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Originally Posted by shankara View Post
Well y'know, seemed like a good way to start conversation on a topic.
What is the topic to discuss?

"George Carlin
I figured I'd put this in the Conspiracy Theory section because it seems that Conspiracy Theorists is what we label people who speak against the powers that be."

Carlin, not a "conspiracy theorist", a "comedian theorist". Searching for material and a routine. Maybe ďUncle DaveĒ was a CTer.

From - His last interview -
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You were central in the Supreme Court case in which justices affirmed the government's right to regulate your ďSeven Words You Can Never Say on TelevisionĒ act on the public airwaves. How do you think about the role of vulgarity in your humor?

I used to point out that when I was a little boy in the 40s, I was told to look up to and admire solders and sailors, policemen, firemen, and athletes, were objects of childhood hero worship. We all know how they talk. So apparently these words do not corrupt morally. This was the thing I couldnít put together.

I use the words because Iím from that ethos. Iím from the street in New York, hung around in a tough neighborhood. It was common to curse, you make your point. Itís a very effective language. I try not to overdo it. Itís never to shock. I know where it fits, itís never to shock. Thereís no shock value left in words. Humor is based on surprise, and surprise is a milder way of saying shock. Itís surprise that makes the joke.
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