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    Thread: Who's dead now?
Post: RE: Who's dead now?

(04-11-2021, 05:41 PM)Bucky Ball Wrote: Such is your opinion. Nothing but your opinion. You actually have no way of knowing what she or Edward had to do with anything. There was a reason the Britis...
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 982 43,850 04-11-2021, 06:12 PM
    Thread: Meanwhile in Austria
Post: RE: Meanwhile in Austria

(04-11-2021, 04:41 PM)Minimalist Wrote: Are your home grown nazis complaining about "liberal media bias" too? Sure they do.
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 4 38 04-11-2021, 04:53 PM
    Thread: Meanwhile in Austria
Post: Meanwhile in Austria

I wanted tio share a scandal rocking the republic for the last few weeks. It seems to make little international headlines, but it shows how corrupt the ruling conservative party has become. Quote:Re...
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 4 38 04-11-2021, 03:20 PM
    Thread: Who's dead now?
Post: RE: Who's dead now?

(04-09-2021, 11:06 PM)Dancefortwo Wrote: I read somewhere that some British today feel that Edward VIII (? I think that's the guy) was a Nazi sympathizer so when he married Wallis Simpson and had to...
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 982 43,850 04-10-2021, 09:41 AM
    Thread: Ten years
Post: RE: Ten years

(04-09-2021, 06:49 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: ... is probably not accurate in all cases. That was the point I was addressing, and nothing you've written changes that. No, certainly not. Just strip you...
abaris Getting to Know You 68 879 04-09-2021, 06:56 PM
    Thread: Ten years
Post: RE: Ten years

(04-09-2021, 05:42 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: At some point, a guy who wasn't taught to believe in deities invented them, for whatever reason. That was the point I was addressing, made by @Cavebear. A...
abaris Getting to Know You 68 879 04-09-2021, 06:43 PM
    Thread: Ten years
Post: RE: Ten years

(04-09-2021, 03:31 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: I wouldn't say "newborn", but clearly religion as a concept arose from minds that were born not believing in god(s). Who taught those folks? For that, you...
abaris Getting to Know You 68 879 04-09-2021, 03:57 PM
    Thread: Who's dead now?
Post: RE: Who's dead now?

(04-09-2021, 03:14 PM)Dancefortwo Wrote: How Philip turned out to be so boring is anyone's guess. He was anything but boring. Had a pretty loud mouth when it came to foreign dignitaries. Here's a in...
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 982 43,850 04-09-2021, 03:31 PM
    Thread: Who's dead now?
Post: RE: Who's dead now?

(04-09-2021, 11:26 AM)Vera Wrote: Prince Philip. https://www.bbc.com/news I'm pretty sure, his wife will follow soon, as it often is the case with old couples.
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 982 43,850 04-09-2021, 11:27 AM
    Thread: Political Watch
Post: RE: Political Watch

(04-09-2021, 11:19 AM)SYZ Wrote: "Amount paid: $1,500,000" which starkly illustrates the lengths to which the state is prepared to go to kill death row prisoners. Just think about it, how much ...
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 341 3,646 04-09-2021, 11:23 AM
    Thread: The U.S. Presidential Election (topical thread)
Post: RE: The U.S. Presidential Election (topical thread...

(04-04-2021, 08:00 PM)Grim Wrote: Just requested account deletion. I wish you all well. 2.5 years here and a couple more on the old site. Got too much to do with a new baby coming in June. TRUMP ...
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 7,432 157,375 04-06-2021, 04:55 PM
    Thread: My (former) rightwing friend
Post: My (former) rightwing friend

I was pondering if I should post this here or in the personal issues forum. But I guess, it's the right place, since it doesn't touch me emotionally. It's just one of these sign of the times experienc...
abaris Blog it here! 3 40 04-04-2021, 12:37 PM
    Thread: The Damned Cops Are Out Of Control
Post: RE: The Damned Cops Are Out Of Control

(04-02-2021, 07:52 PM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: I never sensed much "we hate black people" from it nor much, believe it or not, "white supremacy." Sense it or not. The flag symbolizes all of that. I su...
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 1,796 90,816 04-03-2021, 04:09 PM
    Thread: Commentary on the (supposed) 7 Wonders of Jewish History.
Post: RE: Commentary on the (supposed) 7 Wonders of Jewi...

(03-31-2021, 07:54 PM)Minimalist Wrote: Pigs are different than herding sheep and goats.  That could have been an obvious lifestyle difference that got written into the book. That may have been one ...
abaris Commentary on Verbal Duels 126 1,584 04-01-2021, 03:40 PM
    Thread: Chauvin trial starts (topical)
Post: RE: Chauvin trial starts (topical)

(03-30-2021, 03:36 PM)SYZ Wrote: The full report's footnotes added that symptoms of fentanyl toxicity can include "severe respiratory depression". Floyd was also suffering from coronary artery dise...
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 129 1,277 03-30-2021, 04:21 PM
    Thread: The trump chronicles (topical thread)
Post: RE: The trump chronicles (topical thread)

(03-30-2021, 03:22 PM)Dom Wrote: Members of the public may also request a greeting for a special occasion. For a fee, I'm sure.
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 12,588 41,098 03-30-2021, 03:27 PM
    Thread: Pope Francis Rants About The Devil
Post: RE: Pope Francis Rants About The Devil

(03-30-2021, 03:12 PM)Gwaithmir Wrote: Not so difficult to understand when you realize that most Catholics are brainwashed with this line of thinking when they're little kids. To them, the Pope's ra...
abaris Atheism & Theism 17 179 03-30-2021, 03:23 PM
    Thread: What book(s) are you currently reading?
Post: RE: What book(s) are you currently reading?

Rereading Gustave Gilbert's Nuremberg diary on the defendents psychological issues.
abaris Art and Literature 557 49,315 03-29-2021, 01:44 PM
    Thread: DNR
Post: RE: DNR

(03-29-2021, 03:46 AM)c172 Wrote: I guess I felt like I wanted the ER to make the decision, not the ambulance crew. Maybe the ER would be able to stablize me if the Ambulance crew at least tried.  T...
abaris Off-topic 11 122 03-29-2021, 01:42 PM
    Thread: "Sunday school"
Post: RE: "Sunday school"

(03-29-2021, 12:46 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: Any of you remember such a thing, and is it a thing outside the US? It's not a thing in Europe, far as I know. But that doesn't mean, religion doesn't sn...
abaris Atheism & Theism 25 215 03-29-2021, 01:37 PM
    Thread: Alan Turing Honoured... At Last.
Post: RE: Alan Turing Honoured... At Last.

(03-28-2021, 02:11 AM)mordant Wrote: IIRC one mistake the Germans made was ending each message with "Heil Hitler", which resulted in the same coded ending to most messages. Turing guessed what the c...
abaris Science, Engineering and Mathematics 18 148 03-28-2021, 04:52 PM
    Thread: Alan Turing Honoured... At Last.
Post: RE: Alan Turing Honoured... At Last.

(03-26-2021, 03:09 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: While Turing was brilliant and deserves this honor, without the work of Polish intelligence I don't think Enigma would have been broken. They built workin...
abaris Science, Engineering and Mathematics 18 148 03-27-2021, 09:08 AM
    Thread: The Far Right follies (topical thread)
Post: RE: The Far Right follies (topical thread)

(03-24-2021, 10:30 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: One thing I've noticed here in America: there's a rough correlation to the amount of foreign travel one has done (and at what age), and where one sits on ...
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 91 974 03-26-2021, 03:34 PM
    Thread: The Far Right follies (topical thread)
Post: RE: The Far Right follies (topical thread)

(03-24-2021, 06:28 PM)Dom Wrote: I am German, and this was in Germany. I am unsure of the months, since I was a kid when I saw this. They nest all through the summer. They usually come in march and ...
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 91 974 03-26-2021, 03:30 PM
    Thread: Who's dead now?
Post: RE: Who's dead now?

French Director Bertrand Tavernier. His work was very popular in Europe and he was nominated for an Oscar in 1983 for his film "Coup de torchon".
abaris World News, Politics and Current Events 982 43,850 03-25-2021, 09:00 PM