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    Thread: Take The ACE Quiz — And Learn What It Does And Doesn't Mean
Post: RE: Take The ACE Quiz — And Learn What It Does And...

A duck for me.      :sun: I had a safe and secure upbringing, with obvious love from both parents.
SYZ Off-topic 13 83 6 hours ago
    Thread: The IT Thread
Post: RE: The IT Thread

Lately I've been having an issue with PostImage. When taking a screenshot, the boundaries of the image region you select sometimes shift when you download them.  They often move inwardly so that a pa...
SYZ Science, Engineering and Mathematics 55 8,242 Yesterday, 02:35 PM
    Thread: Random thoughts - Mk II
Post: RE: Random thoughts - Mk II

With all due respect to this bloke, I must admit to having a bit of a schoolboy snigger... [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/6QvTYZkP/Screenshot...nker-1.png]
SYZ Off-topic 1,761 122,452 Yesterday, 02:24 PM
    Thread: The Obscenities of The Art World...
Post: RE: The Obscenities of The Art World...

(05-15-2021, 04:07 PM)abaris Wrote: Paintings by Tess Jaray, which, as opposed to the one's in OP, don't speak to me at all. But far be it from me, to call this artist a hack, just because I don't f...
SYZ World News, Politics and Current Events 70 570 Yesterday, 01:03 PM
    Thread: Jury Adjustment
Post: RE: Jury Adjustment

I guess my first thought is why introduce another person into our court system? We already have a prosecutor presenting their case to the jury, and a defender doing the same.  We also have a judge d...
SYZ World News, Politics and Current Events 17 98 Yesterday, 12:25 PM
    Thread: Cosmological argument.
Post: RE: Cosmological argument.

(Yesterday, 01:00 AM)Lion IRC Wrote: In a forum which routinely accuses theists of making up stuff, what is the basis of your quasi-religious belief that there has to be a 'somewhere' (over the rain...
SYZ Atheism & Theism 29 377 Yesterday, 11:15 AM
    Thread: Mask or No?
Post: RE: Mask or No?

I voted "other" as we don't have to wear masks outdoors, or in theatres, sports stadiums, or shopping malls, or churches etc. We are however legally required to wear a mask on public transport, inclu...
SYZ Off-topic 21 155 Yesterday, 10:48 AM
    Thread: How has the pandemic changed you?
Post: RE: How has the pandemic changed you?

I'm happy to say the pandemic has only changed me or my lifestyle almost imperceptibly. My only obvious concession of course is mask wearing, but I've not even done that since the new year as I don't...
SYZ Getting to Know You 25 176 Yesterday, 10:39 AM
    Thread: Tithes to churches or Universal Health Care
Post: RE: Tithes to churches or Universal Health Care

(05-15-2021, 11:09 PM)Lion IRC Wrote: ...Taxing donations to charity would be double taxation and would discourage charitable giving. How do you (if you can) justify the fact that churches pay no ta...
SYZ Atheism & Theism 215 3,172 Yesterday, 10:20 AM
    Thread: Tithes to churches or Universal Health Care
Post: RE: Tithes to churches or Universal Health Care

(05-15-2021, 08:43 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: Speaking specifically about the Roman Catholic Church, I wonder what percentage of their offerings are being used to payout molestation-lawsuit settlement...
SYZ Atheism & Theism 215 3,172 Yesterday, 09:17 AM
    Thread: Political Watch
Post: RE: Political Watch

Interesting.     Or not? An Initiative of Stand Up Republic & The Republican Political Alliance for Integrity and Reform (REPAIR).
SYZ World News, Politics and Current Events 475 5,227 05-15-2021, 05:41 PM
    Thread: The Far Right follies (topical thread)
Post: RE: The Far Right follies (topical thread)

(05-14-2021, 02:55 PM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: Why do the personal beliefs not matter... "Personal beliefs" have nothing at all to do with the laws of the land. If I were to report a person for makin...
SYZ World News, Politics and Current Events 242 2,968 05-15-2021, 05:14 PM
    Thread: Post a pic of yourself ... or a pic you took ...
Post: RE: Post a pic of yourself ... or a pic you took ....

(05-15-2021, 03:27 PM)skyking Wrote: Brother-in-law has been in a wheelchair since the seventies he was a fireman and was injured in a building collapse. They took some of the insurance money and bu...
SYZ Introductions 2,323 234,734 05-15-2021, 03:51 PM
    Thread: Do you like driving?
Post: RE: Do you like driving?

Yeah, I like driving.  The majority of my journeys are through picturesque rural countryside, from sub-tropical rain forest, through alpine ridges, to open flat farmland.  Although it's a 280 mile rou...
SYZ Getting to Know You 49 318 05-15-2021, 02:47 PM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-15-2021, 12:31 AM)Dānu Wrote: Ladies, can we get back to something worth reading? I agree.  This moron Timmy in particular is only here to stir the pot, and obviously has no genuine interest in ...
SYZ Atheism & Theism 581 4,137 05-15-2021, 02:02 PM
    Thread: Tithes to churches or Universal Health Care
Post: RE: Tithes to churches or Universal Health Care

(05-15-2021, 06:05 AM)Dancefortwo Wrote: You're a typical gullible theist.  Most of that money never sees the poor.  It gets turned back into making  churches look big and impressive.   Joel Osteen ...
SYZ Atheism & Theism 215 3,172 05-15-2021, 01:08 PM
    Thread: Tithes to churches or Universal Health Care
Post: RE: Tithes to churches or Universal Health Care

(05-15-2021, 03:27 AM)Lion IRC Wrote: (12-05-2020, 08:57 PM)Dancefortwo Wrote: According to this source, nonprofitssourse dot com, $50 billion is given as tithes to churches...  Is that a typ...
SYZ Atheism & Theism 215 3,172 05-15-2021, 12:17 PM
    Thread: All Hail The Second Amendment
Post: RE: All Hail The Second Amendment

(05-14-2021, 12:42 AM)Minimalist Wrote: Infuckingcredible. 2-year-old boy shoots parents in Maine home... You can't make this shit up. You don't have to make it up... it happened in America.      ...
SYZ World News, Politics and Current Events 1,240 84,473 05-14-2021, 11:08 AM
    Thread: Michigan GOP lawmaker floats bill to register, fine 'fact checkers'
Post: RE: Michigan GOP lawmaker floats bill to register,...

Maddock is obviously intellectually challenged; it's no wonder he's a GOP member LOL. He's consistently argued that the COVID pandemic is overblown, even after one of his own colleagues in the House...
SYZ World News, Politics and Current Events 10 95 05-14-2021, 11:04 AM
    Thread: The Far Right follies (topical thread)
Post: RE: The Far Right follies (topical thread)

Carlson should've been officially censured by the FOX network management, and forced to retract his childhood masks claim on Tucker Carlson Tonight. Being as he is a high-profile public communicator ...
SYZ World News, Politics and Current Events 242 2,968 05-14-2021, 10:21 AM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-14-2021, 03:19 AM)TimONeill Wrote: ...the same techniques as historians, you dimwit, ...You are hopelessly confused, ...you bumbling clown, ...He's an atheist, you moron, ...you're wrong and...
SYZ Atheism & Theism 581 4,137 05-14-2021, 08:01 AM
    Thread: pssst
Post: RE: pssst

(05-13-2021, 06:48 PM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: ...Gasoline.  And in this styrofoam cooler here. LOL... you might be surprised if you filled a styrofoam cooler with gasoline.      :D Think home-made ...
SYZ World News, Politics and Current Events 22 168 05-13-2021, 10:47 PM
    Thread: The Obscenities of The Art World...
Post: RE: The Obscenities of The Art World...

I found what I consider a good example of what I'm talking about in a wide sense... This is of course one of Joseph MW Turner's famous paintings, "Dutch Boats In A Gale": [Image: https://www.nationa...
SYZ World News, Politics and Current Events 70 570 05-13-2021, 10:27 PM
    Thread: The trump chronicles (topical thread)
Post: RE: The trump chronicles (topical thread)

(05-13-2021, 11:51 AM)RobbyPants Wrote: Over 100 republicans signed a letter threatening to start a 3rd party[/url]... We can only hope they do, as it'll truly fuck any chances of the "Trump Party" ...
SYZ World News, Politics and Current Events 12,839 63,327 05-13-2021, 02:20 PM
    Thread: Crucifixion argument....
Post: RE: Crucifixion argument....

(05-12-2021, 10:21 AM)TimONeill Wrote: (05-12-2021, 10:03 AM)SYZ Wrote: (05-12-2021, 08:10 AM)TimONeill Wrote: The relevant evidence I've referred you to is Paul's references to meeting and argu...
SYZ Atheism & Theism 581 4,137 05-13-2021, 02:16 PM