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« on: November 07, 2006, 13:10:47 PM »

http://www.mybroadband.co.za/vb/showthread.php?p=735127#post735127
I don't know where to begin Roll Eyes
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« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2006, 13:51:25 PM »

Hmm, I'm not even sure what is actually being proposed in the referenced post.  The author keeps pointing out that neither creationism nor evolution are satisfactory answers to life's rich pageant, but (s)he doesn't say what the alternative might be, only pointing to a host of whackjob sites.

Any person who cites, among others, Graham Hancock as a credible source deserves to be roundly mocked, for such a mind is already closed to everything but sensationalism.

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« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2006, 14:13:11 PM »

Anyway, here's a bunch of fundamentalists from South Africa who exhibit all the hallmarks of persecuted conspiracy soldiers.

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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2006, 09:43:22 AM »

The author keeps pointing out that neither creationism nor evolution are satisfactory answers to life's rich pageant, but (s)he doesn't say what the alternative might be, only pointing to a host of whackjob sites.
And that seems to be his way of arguing, the more links the better. It's difficult to go through all of them or to provide counter arguments for it. But it's obvious by the dubious nature of some of those sites, what his arguments are based on. But I don't think many people actually check out the links.
Any person who cites, among others, Graham Hancock as a credible source deserves to be roundly mocked, for such a mind is already closed to everything but sensationalism.
Well put Wink
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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2006, 16:24:06 PM »

At least pointing to sites keeps the size of posts bearable. There was a poster at www.freethought-forum.com (may still be, but I put him on ignore early on) who posted whackjob posts that were not only wordy but had tens of large graphics in them - if they were articles common web design would split them over 5 pages (and common editorial practice would merge them into one dustbin). Slow to load and meaningless to read.
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« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2006, 17:28:02 PM »

Yeah, I remember someone like that on some forum as well. But that is what post length limits are for Wink
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« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2007, 13:31:27 PM »

Any person who cites, among others, Graham Hancock as a credible source deserves to be roundly mocked, for such a mind is already closed to everything but sensationalism.

You're a very bitter young man.  What have you experienced that you choose to close off your mind to everything that you cannot measure and do not understand?
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« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2007, 07:18:41 AM »

You're a very bitter young man.  What have you experienced that you choose to close off your mind to everything that you cannot measure and do not understand?
Wrong appellation.  But to answer your question, minds such as yours and Graham Hancock's that are unable to conceive of a world without woo.

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« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2007, 15:57:36 PM »

You're a very bitter young man.  What have you experienced that you choose to close off your mind to everything that you cannot measure and do not understand?

Just remembered why I do not post to forums anymore Sad  Why is scepticism generally equated to bitterness, unhappiness, being unfulfilled blah and then some?
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« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2007, 18:10:21 PM »

Just remembered why I do not post to forums anymore Sad
Perhaps this forum can persuade you to reconsider.


Why is scepticism generally equated to bitterness, unhappiness, being unfulfilled blah and then some?
Because we stodgy old stick-in-the-mud sceptics insist on dealing as far as possible in boring old stick-in-the-mud facts, while fantasies are just so much more fun, inspiring and fulfilling (or so the woo-woos think).  This creates in the woo-woo's mind a stereotype of sceptics as being by their nature always tedious and dull people who dare not have fun, cannot love or marvel or be inspired or fulfilled.

They couldn't, of course, be wronglier. Grin

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« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2009, 18:03:42 PM »

You may want to have a look at the lecture of Lloyd Pye called

"Everything you know is wrong"

It is incredibly well presented and reveals a shocking possibility that we were genetically engineered by the Annunaki to be a slave race.

 http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1285345463618889531

Not for the faint hearted!
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« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2009, 20:49:29 PM »

It … reveals a shocking possibility that we were genetically engineered by the Annunaki to be a slave race.
But it totally misses the shocking possibility that the world came into existence last Tuesday, just after teatime, with a completely fake history!  Therefore, it simply can’t be right.

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« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2009, 22:51:14 PM »

Why - did they find the missing link!

Ahhh - they probably did! he was having tea! Grin
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