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    Thread: Mask or No?
Post: RE: Mask or No?

For the most part, I expect to continue wearing a mask even after I get my second dose of Moderna next Friday, right up until the CDC says no one has to mask up anymore.
trdsf Off-topic 21 155 Yesterday, 02:04 AM
    Thread: The music in your head
Post: RE: The music in your head

(03-19-2021, 04:40 AM)Cavebear Wrote: I've read that if you do math in your head, the earworms go away because the same part of the brain processes both.  It works.  For a while.Not for me, alas.  I...
trdsf Art and Literature 155 16,081 05-15-2021, 08:40 AM
    Thread: Tithes to churches or Universal Health Care
Post: RE: Tithes to churches or Universal Health Care

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trdsf Atheism & Theism 215 3,172 05-15-2021, 08:36 AM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-15-2021, 04:13 AM)Bucky Ball Wrote: (05-15-2021, 04:10 AM)Lion IRC Wrote: (05-15-2021, 03:43 AM)trdsf Wrote: So, you're a liar, dishonestly editing comments to make them say something you fe...
trdsf Atheism & Theism 581 4,152 05-15-2021, 08:21 AM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-15-2021, 02:32 AM)Lion IRC Wrote: (05-15-2021, 01:41 AM)trdsf Wrote: (05-15-2021, 01:21 AM)Lion IRC Wrote: Heres what the Jesus Mythers do (using an Abraham Lincoln analogy) Historical (sec...
trdsf Atheism & Theism 581 4,152 05-15-2021, 03:43 AM
    Thread: NHL 2019-2020
Post: RE: NHL 2019-2020

(05-15-2021, 03:05 AM)Cavebear Wrote: (05-15-2021, 02:47 AM)trdsf Wrote: (05-14-2021, 05:35 AM)Cavebear Wrote: Some wag once said "I went to a boxing match once and a hockey game broke out".  Ho...
trdsf Sports 50 4,135 05-15-2021, 03:28 AM
    Thread: NHL 2019-2020
Post: RE: NHL 2019-2020

(05-14-2021, 05:35 AM)Cavebear Wrote: Some wag once said "I went to a boxing match once and a hockey game broke out".  Hockey is idiotically violent.  I wouldn't watch a hockey game if a friend bet ...
trdsf Sports 50 4,135 05-15-2021, 02:47 AM
    Thread: When and where is your post-vaccination vacation going to be?
Post: RE: When and where is your post-vaccination vacati...

(05-14-2021, 11:01 PM)Dānu Wrote: I want to go to a ball game.  The Twins suck this year, but I don't care.Yeah, I'm hoping to get to see my Mud Hens play the local Clippers this year.  I just need ...
trdsf Getting to Know You 30 214 05-15-2021, 01:45 AM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-15-2021, 01:21 AM)Lion IRC Wrote: Heres what the Jesus Mythers do (using an Abraham Lincoln analogy) Historical (secular) fact claim. Abraham Lincoln claimed his actions were motivated by his f...
trdsf Atheism & Theism 581 4,152 05-15-2021, 01:41 AM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-14-2021, 11:17 PM)Lion IRC Wrote: Rather than just accepting the bible as secular history the Jesus Myther crowd insist on throwing the baby out with the bathwater and in the process, they flush...
trdsf Atheism & Theism 581 4,152 05-15-2021, 01:23 AM
    Thread: Plutonium found in Pacific
Post: RE: Plutonium found in Pacific

(05-14-2021, 09:38 PM)Inkubus Wrote: Now there's a thing I always thought Plutonium didn't occur naturally.It does sort of, actually.  In U-238 deposits, if a uranium atom captures a neutron, it can...
trdsf Science, Engineering and Mathematics 15 104 05-15-2021, 12:07 AM
    Thread: When and where is your post-vaccination vacation going to be?
Post: RE: When and where is your post-vaccination vacati...

(05-14-2021, 09:06 AM)Cavebear Wrote: (05-14-2021, 08:31 AM)trdsf Wrote: (05-14-2021, 08:20 AM)Cavebear Wrote: What purpose convention and where?  I would like to meet De Grasse.  I mean, I KNEW...
trdsf Getting to Know You 30 214 05-14-2021, 07:03 PM
    Thread: The Obscenities of The Art World...
Post: RE: The Obscenities of The Art World...

(05-14-2021, 09:26 AM)Cavebear Wrote: (05-14-2021, 08:21 AM)trdsf Wrote: (05-13-2021, 12:09 AM)Dancefortwo Wrote: When photography was invented artists started moving away from realism.  There w...
trdsf World News, Politics and Current Events 70 571 05-14-2021, 06:54 PM
    Thread: When and where is your post-vaccination vacation going to be?
Post: RE: When and where is your post-vaccination vacati...

(05-14-2021, 08:20 AM)Cavebear Wrote: (05-14-2021, 08:10 AM)trdsf Wrote: October -- there's a convention I always attend in late October, and if we can meet in person I'll be there. Meanwhile, th...
trdsf Getting to Know You 30 214 05-14-2021, 08:31 AM
    Thread: The Obscenities of The Art World...
Post: RE: The Obscenities of The Art World...

(05-13-2021, 12:09 AM)Dancefortwo Wrote: When photography was invented artists started moving away from realism.  There was no reason to paint realistically anymore because photography could do it b...
trdsf World News, Politics and Current Events 70 571 05-14-2021, 08:21 AM
    Thread: When and where is your post-vaccination vacation going to be?
Post: RE: When and where is your post-vaccination vacati...

October -- there's a convention I always attend in late October, and if we can meet in person I'll be there. Meanwhile, the convention that I attend in June has been moved to... October. And the tic...
trdsf Getting to Know You 30 214 05-14-2021, 08:10 AM
    Thread: The Far Right follies (topical thread)
Post: RE: The Far Right follies (topical thread)

(05-13-2021, 02:33 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: There, that then.Well, obviously I overestimated your intelligence. I have been clear from the beginning that yes, I think what he did is a crime, and y...
trdsf World News, Politics and Current Events 242 2,969 05-13-2021, 10:31 PM
    Thread: The Far Right follies (topical thread)
Post: RE: The Far Right follies (topical thread)

(05-13-2021, 01:14 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: (05-11-2021, 03:16 PM)trdsf Wrote: (05-11-2021, 02:11 PM)jerry mcmasters Wrote:   For clarity I will reply without breaking down individual parts, if...
trdsf World News, Politics and Current Events 242 2,969 05-13-2021, 01:43 AM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-12-2021, 11:33 PM)TimONeill Wrote: (05-12-2021, 09:29 PM)trdsf Wrote: So, the details fit both cases. Not quite. Those four particular details that you identified as indicating an "amalgam Jes...
trdsf Atheism & Theism 581 4,152 05-13-2021, 01:13 AM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-12-2021, 09:20 PM)TimONeill Wrote: (05-12-2021, 09:10 PM)trdsf Wrote: (05-12-2021, 10:18 AM)TimONeill Wrote: I didn't put any words in your mouth. I fully understood you were saying these th...
trdsf Atheism & Theism 581 4,152 05-12-2021, 09:29 PM
    Thread: The Obscenities of The Art World...
Post: RE: The Obscenities of The Art World...

(05-12-2021, 06:00 PM)TheGulegon Wrote: the late Bob Ross, was once a Drill Instructor for the Air Force, for 20 years, before he decided to stop yelling at people, and instead teach them, with the ...
trdsf World News, Politics and Current Events 70 571 05-12-2021, 09:22 PM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-12-2021, 10:18 AM)TimONeill Wrote: (05-12-2021, 09:58 AM)trdsf Wrote: (05-12-2021, 09:48 AM)TimONeill Wrote: Sorry, but all those things also fit perfectly well with a single figure as the p...
trdsf Atheism & Theism 581 4,152 05-12-2021, 09:10 PM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-12-2021, 09:48 AM)TimONeill Wrote: (05-12-2021, 09:37 AM)trdsf Wrote: (05-12-2021, 05:36 AM)TimONeill Wrote: So what - exactly - makes this amalgam idea seem more likely to you?Simply becaus...
trdsf Atheism & Theism 581 4,152 05-12-2021, 09:58 AM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-12-2021, 05:36 AM)TimONeill Wrote: (05-12-2021, 05:13 AM)trdsf Wrote: If I were required to plunk down any particular option, I'm inclined to think there were multiple messianic preachers acti...
trdsf Atheism & Theism 581 4,152 05-12-2021, 09:37 AM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-12-2021, 04:11 AM)TimONeill Wrote: (05-12-2021, 03:53 AM)trdsf Wrote: I remain agnostic on the historicity question, as a matter of the lack of compelling evidence and the lack of relevance."L...
trdsf Atheism & Theism 581 4,152 05-12-2021, 05:13 AM