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Old 20th December 2018, 07:56 AM   #2281
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Greenpeace had to buy big boats and uses public indignation as a source of fuel for them. A lot via web efforts.
But it is the boats that make the impact.

How is the Big Dog foundation for Christian human rights going to make the difference in China or Russia?

You have to make contact with dodgy governments and get onto the sites to make an impact.
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Old 20th December 2018, 08:43 AM   #2282
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Originally Posted by 8enotto View Post
Greenpeace had to buy big boats and uses public indignation as a source of fuel for them. A lot via web efforts.
But it is the boats that make the impact.

How is the Big Dog foundation for Christian human rights going to make the difference in China or Russia?

You have to make contact with dodgy governments and get onto the sites to make an impact.
We choose to end atheist human rights abuses in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard; because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one we intend to win, and the others, too
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Old 20th December 2018, 08:46 AM   #2283
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Originally Posted by The Big Dog View Post
Class? Your final exam will require you to write 500 words on irony.

I would not even need that many given the number of examples of irony and incompetence shown in your posts here.
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Old 20th December 2018, 08:51 AM   #2284
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Originally Posted by Doubt View Post
I would not even need that many given the number of examples of irony and incompetence shown in your posts here.
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Old 21st December 2018, 09:07 PM   #2285
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Originally Posted by The Big Dog View Post
We choose to end atheist human rights abuses in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard; because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one we intend to win, and the others, too
And here you are, crying crocodile tears on the internet.

Good job, TBD!
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Old 22nd December 2018, 08:48 AM   #2286
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Originally Posted by The Big Dog View Post
We choose to end atheist human rights abuses in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard; because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one we intend to win, and the others, too
Uhhhh, okay, good luck with that. We're getting a bit long on the decade, so maybe step things up a tad.
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Old 23rd December 2018, 06:12 AM   #2287
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Still, I appreciate the nice lesson we had on the fallacy of whataboutism.
Two interesting examples come to mind:

"Why do you notice the speck in your brother's eye, but not the beam in your own?"

And

"Let he who is without sin throw the first stone."

I have always thought those were very wise words, but now I have learned they are fallacies. Obvious whataboutisms.

Oh, well......

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