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» 5/03/2019 12:17:59 PM Graham, I reckon responsibility matters. Size arguments that seek to *dodge* rather than e.....
» 4/03/2019 11:17:38 PM Fact check all you like Graham. Our nationís responsibility for itís own share is 100% ou.....
» 4/03/2019 8:31:38 PM Oh dear. Higher incomes *used* to depend on how many slaves one had. Apparantly we got ov.....
» 3/03/2019 3:11:10 PM So, not particularly more than LNPís stuffup of the NBN to protect vested interests. Yawn......
» 23/02/2019 10:45:29 PM Awww, runnerís so precious about her opportunity to serve. Like she served the sharehold.....
» 16/10/2018 9:22:14 AM Interesting subdivision Yuyutsu. It parallels that of the religious, between those tendin.....
» 14/10/2018 1:50:16 AM Hasbeen, Most of us were capable of this in school, before slagging off a climate scienti.....
» 17/03/2018 5:16:45 PM The truth in this matter is that you as a specific representative of "christianity&qu.....
» 17/03/2018 3:51:49 PM Yes, Hawking was a monumentally great scientific mind. Runner, with his grade ten educati.....
» 26/12/2017 10:40:34 PM Oh how bloody tedious! The very best estimate of the 20% that could not be bothered is th.....
» 18/12/2017 12:32:02 AM leoj, *Your* fallacy is that "Very few women would choose anal sex". More than .....
» 17/12/2017 10:45:32 PM leoj, Earlier on page 17, ALTRAV had indicated that *if* heterosexuals had anal sex he wo.....
» 13/12/2017 12:29:52 PM Not very observant, ALTRAV? The US Survey of Family Growth recorded that roughly 30% of h.....
» 12/12/2017 11:05:36 PM Whatever the quibble, the short story is a clear majority in those bothered to return a su.....
» 3/12/2017 5:05:12 PM What is certain is that adequate responses will be completely conditional on the preferenc.....
» 28/11/2017 10:25:25 AM I think that a totally reasonable default is the repeal of the 2004 changes to the Marriag.....
» 22/11/2017 5:27:32 PM Shopkeepers can accept non-legal tender *if* they have agreement with their customer. The .....
» 22/11/2017 11:41:50 AM Yes, Yuyutsu, I'm fine with calling all those bluffs, one way or another. Happy to deny .....
» 22/11/2017 9:12:04 AM Josephus, Many people have been routinely ineligible or dismissed from jobs over a lack o.....
» 21/11/2017 11:17:46 PM White feathers were still being handed out in WWII. Josephus, get over yourself. Not one .....
» 21/11/2017 3:30:16 PM And *of course* our laws have *never* enforced certain minimum aspects of public conduct. .....
» 20/11/2017 4:58:59 PM Josephus, "treatment"? Are they a professional? I have no sympathy for their .....
» 19/11/2017 10:25:26 AM Yuyutsu has given an extreme example again, I don't know why. Yes, Yuyutsu, if the baker .....
» 17/11/2017 6:30:27 PM The only "error" was changing the long-satisfactory Marriage Act in 2004. Repea.....
» 17/11/2017 1:21:57 PM Pushy late middle-age drivers will get no compliant response to their aggressive driving, .....
» 17/11/2017 1:20:03 PM Yuyutsu is presumably alluding to a homosexual buying a cake from someone who despises the.....
» 15/11/2017 1:22:28 PM The simplest way forward now is to reverse the 2004 alterations of the Marriage Act. Chan.....
» 12/11/2017 12:20:53 AM It is already plainly obvious that automation reduces the number of workers required to do.....
» 11/11/2017 1:00:08 PM GROM, If you haven't encountered it before, CH Douglas originated the social credit conce.....
» 9/11/2017 9:43:55 PM Since Runner is so concerned with science, it would do him well to note that there are man.....
» 3/11/2017 5:08:05 PM So far as I can see, the only thing the right is upset about is that an AFP operation beca.....
» 3/11/2017 12:32:16 AM If the underlying issue is divided loyalty, it may be more useful to check where financial.....
» 28/10/2017 3:36:12 PM Philip S is pretty much on to it. GrahamY posted some time back that it is not unreasonab.....
» 30/09/2017 10:29:00 PM Leoj, <Why should single workers....> I don't know Leoj? Why *are* they? Because t.....
» 27/09/2017 10:29:07 PM Loudmouth, Don't get the wrong end... The thread started with an analysis (post hoc) all.....
» 27/09/2017 9:05:23 AM I disagree Dan, I have pointed out that even by your proposed mechanism of raising orphan.....
» 26/09/2017 10:15:59 PM Diver Dan, I think you are stretching things a little here, to no useful purpose. A very .....
» 26/09/2017 4:32:36 PM Not up to us Phanto. Nor should it be. Couples confer this status on each other. "nex.....
» 26/09/2017 3:54:01 PM Phanto, you make reasonable points. We make a big thing of the promises, vows, and oaths,.....
» 26/09/2017 3:38:47 PM Oh dear, same sex parenting isn't quite as optimal as a complete nuclear family. Yet chi.....
» 26/09/2017 12:03:26 AM Graham, Perhaps *even* the no side know it would fall flat. There are manifest distinct .....
» 8/06/2017 10:39:21 PM I have no problem with the wealthy sending their kids to public schools. Especially when t.....
» 28/03/2017 11:37:37 PM Ignoring patient autonomy in favour of someone else's personal beliefs is not an example o.....
» 4/12/2016 8:52:36 PM The usual twits cannot decide how to be confused. How many abortions really happen runner.....
» 4/12/2016 7:23:27 PM My preference is that the choice is purely the choice of the mother and father (if he is n.....
» 11/09/2016 4:23:32 PM No doubt the man belongs to a religion whose preachers would like to pretend they are &quo.....
» 7/09/2016 7:40:02 PM Don't like general community laws and standards like non-discrimination? No worries! Don.....
» 23/04/2016 3:12:52 PM I think the question was either disingenuous or bot-generated. "Alfachemis" has.....
» 19/04/2016 7:18:25 AM "A better and faster way" compared to what? Could you describe the teaching/lea.....
» 17/04/2016 8:52:04 PM Arguably, it's just a "water pipe", for tobacco. On the other hand, the arresti.....
» 13/04/2016 11:02:13 AM No challenge at all Rehctub, Just enabling compliance with existing law by the simple adm.....
» 13/04/2016 10:04:24 AM Rehctub, Yeah, standard company tax rates are a bit too much aren't they? I guess they ju.....
» 12/04/2016 6:48:01 PM Rehctub, I understand the proposed mechanics. What I have not read in any past proposal fo.....
» 11/04/2016 4:08:12 PM ....and many businesses do not accept nor have the facility to accept the good old "l.....
» 11/04/2016 8:10:08 AM Rehctub, Your first comment revolved upon the "point" that "only about 20% .....
» 9/04/2016 10:09:04 PM So if, as Rehctub asserts, 80% of Australians are net recipients of government money and w.....
» 1/04/2016 7:22:47 PM Perhaps the mainstream media, citizens, and anybody capable of getting on with life can re.....
» 12/02/2016 9:27:15 PM Yes indeed David, Happy Darwin Day. The insights he made, and regularised for modern cons.....
» 12/01/2016 7:35:55 PM NB: a major private hospital in Brisbane refused the same mother-in-law because of her &qu.....
» 12/01/2016 7:27:13 PM Hasbeen, are you still in Queensland? There is a prioritising system put in place by the .....
» 12/12/2015 2:22:24 PM Whatever you reckon, Leo. Like I said, lessons will cost you. As I *also* said, I'm *fin.....
» 12/12/2015 12:47:29 AM Leo, Ant has already told you, and told you, and told you. Extra Carbon dioxide traps l.....
» 11/12/2015 9:20:04 PM A royal commission into climate science? Whatever, bring it on. My own preference is tha.....
» 27/07/2015 8:21:36 PM No worries Max. Can't afford a reactor, even a pretty one. Can afford a battery soon! Or.....
» 27/07/2015 7:58:24 PM Well, the committee seems to have it. O sung wu, I don't dispute there may be difficultie.....
» 27/07/2015 3:43:27 PM Is mise, There may be the odd genius-among-thieves that takes the trouble to completely ob.....
» 27/07/2015 9:38:09 AM On The Beach, Whatever you reckon, Old son. I guess poorly delineating my furious agreemen.....
» 26/07/2015 11:22:33 PM Perhaps, Max, you are not considering a "responsive" system. A few moments atten.....
» 26/07/2015 11:10:54 PM Yuk it up all you want, Is Mise. "microstamping" is a trivial addition to legal .....
» 26/07/2015 9:45:38 PM Ummm, Max, You are comprehensively and trivially wrong. I live in Brisbane, well below th.....
» 26/07/2015 6:53:47 PM I use guns on the family farm, am part of a family of licensed gun owners and grew up in t.....
» 26/07/2015 6:01:53 PM Perhaps Peter, the clear difference is definitively contained by the willingness of the po.....
» 26/07/2015 10:06:33 AM Much is being made of Planned Parenthood's role. What of the organisations that sought the.....
» 10/07/2015 1:18:10 PM Progressive Pat, I think the point that would need clarification, is that it was the &quo.....
» 5/07/2015 11:25:14 PM In the examples listed by ChrisC and adumbrated by others, every one of those publicly-sub.....
» 11/06/2015 4:42:35 PM [Deleted for abuse.].....
» 11/06/2015 4:08:03 PM Rehctub, It's not just about bedroom games, or the barrenness of a particular marriage, or.....
» 11/06/2015 3:38:56 PM [Deleted for abuse.].....
» 11/06/2015 1:33:56 PM Whatever, Runner. Doesn't the "bible" instruct those who believe in it literall.....
» 11/06/2015 1:27:28 PM Just eat it. Maybe not the same "hit" but longer lasting. Maybe not as "eff.....
» 10/06/2015 8:45:30 PM Outrider, I am interested in how you will distinguish Homosexuals who breed from heterose.....
» 10/06/2015 4:27:54 PM So Adam, You seem to think that *other people*, who do not share your religion, have some .....
» 23/03/2015 11:40:23 AM Mummies will be provided! Rusty......
» 5/02/2015 2:07:13 PM If "christians" genuinely opposed killing the already born as much as runner pre.....
» 23/01/2015 11:40:22 AM What's next? Whistling a dirty tune? Rusty.....
» 19/01/2015 9:29:57 AM Church-owned land is typically untaxed (no rates). Some most spectacular sites were simply.....
» 22/12/2014 2:55:11 PM No, Runner. "rocks" get different techniques to written pages, and " thousa.....
» 22/12/2014 10:28:04 AM The word of *who*? countersigned by *who*? Carbon dated to * when*? what you mean is the.....
» 1/12/2014 7:30:24 PM Fair enough, I guess. Perhaps Asimov and others might simply have assumed that good govern.....
» 11/10/2014 6:51:16 PM Of course, We could stop sending as much money as humanly possible to islamic nations. No.....
» 9/10/2014 9:20:25 AM I fully endorse legal medical marijuana for both OUG and myself. Rusty.....
» 8/09/2014 1:30:14 PM There is some justified criticism of the NSW Teacher's Federation publicist here. I too wo.....
» 30/08/2014 11:32:05 AM I think that whilst Doctor's prescription of a cold shower is very well advised, I think w.....
» 14/08/2014 10:06:57 AM Prof Joel Brind, Just for clarity and comparison (since you want to make one), what propo.....
» 11/06/2014 8:30:04 PM Oh, yes, daytime television seems like a punishment in and of itself. I would however rest.....
» 11/06/2014 8:20:04 PM Dietary restriction is the single simplest and among the most certain method of extending .....
» 21/03/2014 7:51:40 PM Anybody who has tried to use a motorised skateboard, or a power assisted bicycle are aware.....
» 10/01/2014 9:10:12 PM Individual, I see no dUmbing down in my areas. My partner is a Surgical nurse, paleobiolog.....
» 10/01/2014 12:18:54 PM Caught red handed at what runner? Not trusting a known false witness? Can't apologise for .....
» 10/01/2014 8:32:07 AM Oh jolly good runner, when pressed you can give a name but no other details. Given your hi.....
» 9/01/2014 6:16:42 PM Runner, *you* claimed it had been dumbed down. Perhaps this is the real cause? Is that the.....
» 9/01/2014 5:12:37 PM runner sez: "if genders are not different why has the education system been dumbed do.....
» 26/12/2013 3:24:05 PM Fred Hollows was an atheist, and a committed communist. Fred had the basic compassion to .....
» 10/12/2013 4:45:47 PM Consider "confession" to a "church". Some regular churchgoers are in .....
» 3/12/2013 9:05:42 PM It seems not dissimilar to C.H.Douglas' "social credit" concept. Yuyutsu, you m.....
» 16/06/2013 4:14:02 PM Try searching for the "brick testament", a great many Lego foreskins and pixelat.....
» 9/03/2013 4:07:34 PM Runner, What is the problem with killing? I am aware of only two christian sects that fo.....
» 29/09/2012 8:18:40 PM The problem is that the commercial channels offer nothing even as remotely good as Media W.....
» 27/05/2012 3:38:12 PM Davidf, I see the performance of sports nude as an overarching principle we should embrac.....
» 25/05/2012 9:03:16 AM Ancient sports were performed naked, in specific homage to the "gods". I sugges.....
» 16/05/2012 12:22:00 AM Yuyutsu, I find your response pathetic. Our current law acknowledges no greater consider.....
» 16/05/2012 12:13:50 AM The presumption of innocence is a feature of "common law", not "statute law.....
» 10/05/2012 8:27:52 AM Maybe, I'm not sure I agree with some of the mechanisms described. Melting land-borne ic.....
» 10/05/2012 12:20:28 AM Runner's "god" ordered a man to kill his own child. Either the legends of the b.....
» 10/05/2012 12:12:53 AM Yeah runner, There is also a commandment about not killing. I am only aware of a couple o.....
» 9/05/2012 11:11:42 PM Yuyutsu, "deeming" what is best for another *without* following the scientific .....
» 8/05/2012 5:54:14 PM Now, if it were the last remaining copy, that would be something. One can hope. Save the.....
» 4/05/2012 5:20:34 PM Runner's "god" *ordered* a man to kill his own child, and this "god's".....
» 3/05/2012 2:35:34 PM George, It is of course my perogative, and indeed my duty. Einstein was uncomfortable wit.....
» 3/05/2012 12:15:09 AM Guess again Arjay, I own my own home, have no credit cards and no personal loans. I keep .....
» 2/05/2012 11:55:33 PM It seems we already have the hysterics out and about. Part time parent: IN more "mor.....
» 2/05/2012 10:19:34 PM Arjay, Anybody *can* be productive debt free, just don't go into debt. Anybody *can* kee.....
» 2/05/2012 10:00:59 PM Lexi, Morris has had this hobby horse a long time. (Pauling was funny for Vitamin C, so w.....
» 2/05/2012 9:30:15 PM Poirot, I am very familiar with the little aphorism you quote. I find it trite, tiresome,.....
» 2/05/2012 9:20:27 PM George, Post limits delayed getting back. I do not accept that Einstein was "more o.....
» 29/04/2012 10:15:17 PM Poirot, Sagan thought well of Dawkins, classing him with Gould and Weinberg in assisting .....
» 29/04/2012 9:44:25 PM Grim, I would suggest that the "god" that all established "churches" .....
» 29/04/2012 7:00:55 PM George, Einstein might not use the terminology of Dawkins, but then he was also aware tha.....
» 29/04/2012 6:17:55 PM AJ Philips, You are close to the mark. All these men grew up in what would be to us inten.....
» 28/04/2012 6:36:47 PM Josephus: Smoking and bungee jumping and roller skating also cause harm to those who do t.....
» 28/04/2012 5:49:28 PM George, There are a lot of quotes from Einstein, among many other scientists that are pro.....
» 28/04/2012 11:00:55 AM Runner himself claims that atheism is a religion. Anytime runner wants to "respect&q.....
» 14/04/2012 4:00:09 PM Dan is aware of "Hoyle's Howler" but seems unaware of the many valid objections......
» 14/04/2012 8:31:56 AM Josephus, Your concern is touching. Unfortunately for you, to push the "christian&qu.....
» 13/04/2012 10:28:18 PM Given the extreme moral failings of "moses". I would not regard a single word as.....
» 4/04/2012 6:10:14 PM There may be a use for religion, but I would suggest that anybody so adhering as to not re.....
» 4/04/2012 7:41:10 AM Actually, the CSA Compensation Waiver Team is not there to redress the bizarre excesses, i.....
» 2/04/2012 8:48:32 PM R0bert, You will enjoy reading the Ombudsman's reports of the last few years. There is an.....
» 22/03/2012 11:49:07 PM How about simple bloody-mindedness like the shredder challenge? Please excuse embedded re.....
» 17/03/2012 9:26:54 PM Perhaps, R0bert, *marriages* should only be recognised in retrospect. Perhaps a union (of.....
» 27/02/2012 12:33:29 PM A "christian" church once produced a document defining preconditions for "j.....
» 18/01/2012 7:46:35 PM Nothing near the protection of a condom, or being fussy about partners, but who'd want to .....
» 16/01/2012 8:31:18 AM I would suggest that the best that can be said of circumcision is that it is mostly harmle.....
» 3/01/2012 9:51:31 PM Didn't the public service expand substantially under Howard? Could governments since have.....
» 15/12/2011 8:23:24 AM Graham, I would suggest that criticism of simplistic and ignorant views of "god".....
» 13/12/2011 1:48:13 PM Oh we know "christians" burned, killed and turtured other "christians".....
» 27/11/2011 9:28:28 AM It would seem clear that the main driving force here is poverty, but not *just* being shor.....
» 27/11/2011 12:33:33 AM Unless you take elaborate steps, you are not unfindable in any case. electronic trails are.....
» 17/11/2011 6:05:02 PM "*they're* not *my* religion", of course. Rusty......
» 17/11/2011 5:50:38 PM Of course, since christians will earnestly speak of their right hold and expound their bel.....
» 17/11/2011 5:41:27 PM For evidence, attend any major tertiary hospital admissions at the time patients are advis.....
» 22/10/2011 9:08:28 AM I was simply going to suggest that if the girls are bothering each other, blokes can just .....
» 18/10/2011 3:34:00 PM There are nominally no barriers to sperm bank donation *except* the spectre of potential f.....
» 14/10/2011 10:47:47 PM Pericles, I think the exemption for such treachery actually only applies to kings (who ch.....
» 14/10/2011 10:11:30 PM Given the things "moses" is allegedly recorded as having done to the children of.....
» 13/10/2011 8:41:42 PM KH, I like the possibilities of those conditions. They would discomfort a few. What if a.....
» 12/10/2011 12:54:24 PM Yes, what rights? Fathers can be casually deprived of any "right" to see/keep/i.....
» 8/10/2011 11:44:51 AM OOps. Steven, not stephen, my apologies. Rusty.....
» 8/10/2011 11:42:08 AM Stephen, I'm not sure a Nobel in technology is not already covered. The Nobel committee.....
» 17/09/2011 7:55:09 PM Nice work, Reminds me of good old days when the mechanism of urease (from beans) was dete.....
» 12/09/2011 6:07:32 PM Hmmm, Many things are defined in terms of a negative. I *desire* that my urea stock remai.....
» 9/09/2011 8:45:56 AM Overheard outside the undergrad labs recently: "Bill and Ted's Centre for Awesome Ex.....
» 1/09/2011 10:55:24 PM So, when two homosexual men adopt, The child can benefit from having *two* dads. Then ag.....
» 1/09/2011 9:58:40 PM I seem to recall that "market value" made the *assumption* of a willing but not .....
» 31/08/2011 10:33:11 PM Tell you what, 'tease. Take a pill and get over it. Rusty......
» 31/08/2011 7:59:36 PM Good morning pupils You are in the class for intermediate chemistry, (physics, english, w.....
» 25/08/2011 9:38:09 PM I think they are just thinking of the little guy. It will now be harder for the average p.....
» 20/08/2011 6:04:24 PM Just mention the sexual differences in sentencing, particularly when the children's welfar.....
» 18/08/2011 6:47:29 PM Col, would you have preferred, "unreasonable" rather than "excessive".....
» 11/08/2011 10:53:38 PM Yes Col, fewer investors, and far fewer speculative bubbles as the only "partners&quo.....
» 7/08/2011 4:59:10 PM Shareholders have no liability for the acts of the large company. What if we simply say t.....
» 6/08/2011 8:16:42 PM I wonder what ethical rules cover multiple people posting under a single corporate login? .....
» 6/08/2011 9:23:04 AM OUG, I did in fact specify "pre-war" as this distinction is well-known. I brou.....
» 5/08/2011 10:07:35 PM If all currencies "float" and the most important thing is earning/spending more .....
» 4/08/2011 10:59:36 PM Lillie, Look at the ombudsmans reports. Several case studies are highlighted. These are.....
» 29/07/2011 7:21:53 PM "too bad for the CSA admin workers" No, not really. If you are being paid over.....
» 29/07/2011 8:50:24 AM The Agency and all within it including contractors had a "duty of care" one that.....
» 27/07/2011 4:26:35 PM Maybe more should have taken OUG's advice and stockpiled metal coins. How about it OUG? S.....
» 27/07/2011 4:10:35 PM A good start might be in the series of increasingly critical reports from the Ombudsman. .....
» 25/07/2011 9:12:35 PM Vanna, We *could* say "father", anytime we want to distinguish a male with an i.....
» 22/07/2011 12:02:14 AM "no right to make so much sense so early in the morning" The "young turks&.....
» 21/07/2011 11:18:50 PM No, Not *quite* like the world of Airstrip One. In that world, the governing authorities.....
» 14/07/2011 3:20:40 PM Don't worry ammonite, Dan *may* have read more genetics than you, but far less than anybo.....
» 14/07/2011 3:14:20 PM So, "attempting" violence and failing is OK. Right. Can we now assume all atte.....
» 14/07/2011 9:38:17 AM Underground Radicles. Was there ever another sort? Rusty.....
» 14/07/2011 9:12:07 AM "the selective use/misuse of information is part and parcel of any debate." Wel.....
» 28/06/2011 6:21:43 PM Hmmmm, Matching wits with a cicilian when death is on the line *or* Starting a land-war.....
» 23/05/2011 4:03:02 PM Yes, yes, in the 17th century, nobody could have abandoned the state religions. After all .....
» 4/05/2011 8:15:28 PM Well done, Vanna. Unfortunately, you are talking about the problems already solved. If pe.....
» 29/04/2011 8:12:54 AM medical research is expensive. So is being dependent on that of other countries. In almo.....
» 28/04/2011 10:57:56 PM And as an *actual example* of a breakdown in personal integrity it was just fine. You are.....
» 27/04/2011 11:13:48 PM Let us present a nearly hypothetical example: If a creationist were to present the argume.....
» 27/04/2011 10:21:47 PM Given the incontrovertible nature of the evidence for evolution, perusable at any universi.....
» 26/04/2011 3:27:17 PM I realise that in telling Jim and poor ignorant runner what my and most other peoples rela.....
» 26/04/2011 12:45:11 PM I agree with another commenter here that the actions of a single man propbably would not m.....
» 26/04/2011 9:40:36 AM Which patriotisms are you conflating Philo? The one that motivates young honest men to fi.....
» 26/04/2011 2:19:18 AM History is not complete without mentioning disease either. We can never know of the artis.....
» 26/04/2011 1:34:11 AM Rather a little too much insistence on what "the people" want. They want what p.....
» 25/04/2011 9:51:18 PM Since Jim wallace is ignorant of this fact, I will tell it to him, I will incidentally be .....
» 25/04/2011 11:06:28 AM The local bikies and the local skinheads have "free association" and beyond that.....
» 25/04/2011 8:50:11 AM I don't doubt that the "christians" who invaded Greece long ago had a profound i.....
» 25/04/2011 7:48:16 AM "day of all days" hardly a defined "day" at all, is it?. Varies over .....
» 7/04/2011 4:41:26 PM When we examine the sources of the greatest and most influential ideas, we see they do not.....
» 31/03/2011 9:38:24 PM DonkeyGod, I would be happier with a system in which one could only patent an invention, .....
» 25/03/2011 10:34:29 PM Runner, "Moses" ordered the killing of civilian children and the taking of youn.....
» 25/03/2011 10:21:59 PM Renewables are not expensive. My family farm has bores serviced by windmills, solar, and .....
» 25/03/2011 10:13:53 PM Just in case anybody does not uderstand the above post, superficially in answer to "r.....
» 20/03/2011 7:13:55 PM RPG, Yes, I'm very clever. You however have not shown that fourier was wrong. A little m.....
» 18/03/2011 11:41:16 PM Since the bible clearly describes the killing of those bearing the unborn, as well as the .....
» 18/03/2011 11:25:49 PM It would seem that that the total cost of ownership of nuclear plants is nowhere near as c.....
» 18/03/2011 10:53:46 PM Oh dear, RPG, Your child is bleeding at a rate that would exsanguinate in five minutes. E.....
» 16/03/2011 9:34:51 AM Unborn or not, "living" or not, someone espousing old-testament inerrancy cannot.....
» 13/03/2011 10:20:26 AM The thought that a tribal leader could order his soldiers to commit child-nurder and child.....
» 1/03/2011 9:00:19 AM OUG, you seem to be operating under the idea that I am involved in a conspiracy. I told .....
» 28/02/2011 8:41:26 PM OUG, As I said, you go right ahaead and smoke all you want. Did you note that most form.....
» 25/02/2011 11:54:22 AM OUG, If your plan is to die sooner, smoking will help that. Others, enjoying life, even .....
» 24/02/2011 8:07:59 PM OUG, you can take my comment as nastily as you like. If you don't believe smoking causes .....
» 24/02/2011 7:42:01 PM Danny, once again you just don't get it. If you had grounds, then disagreement would be .....
» 24/02/2011 7:12:07 AM And wouldn't it be nice if politics were more about principles and policies rather than ju.....
» 23/02/2011 11:18:55 PM The capacity to mobilise power should not direct our society. Be it electoral, military o.....
» 23/02/2011 11:10:05 PM The fault is not with our government precisely. It should be illegal to so run a country .....
» 23/02/2011 11:06:02 PM So, accepting that both "the greens" and "religious faith groups" have.....
» 23/02/2011 10:17:40 PM Dan is not 49 years old, not a mother of anybody. He is male christian who believes in &q.....
» 23/02/2011 9:46:00 PM OUG, You go right ahead and smoke all you want. I recommend you smoke home-grown, pestic.....
» 23/02/2011 12:11:02 AM As a lung cancer researcher, I say go right ahaead and ban tobacco. As a watcher of the n.....
» 22/02/2011 11:48:54 PM Dear me, runner. Read will you. You can't read a bible, can you read anyting? Evolution.....
» 22/02/2011 10:05:50 AM Crabsy, Allowing for your sullen tone, yes, I think you have grasped my position. Sells'.....
» 21/02/2011 1:34:23 PM Dougthebear, I am aware of a case in the nineties, where the court did in fact rule that .....
» 21/02/2011 1:20:00 PM Crabsy, I believe I was sufficiently clear. Our society and others even more so, is per.....
» 19/02/2011 1:17:53 PM Crabsy, It is insufficient for you to make the assertion that there is something more tha.....
» 19/02/2011 11:37:45 AM ninaf, It may be that no one is "entitled" to sex, even in marriage. however, .....
» 19/02/2011 11:26:18 AM So, these private religious schools that take public money, When their religiously vetted.....
» 19/02/2011 11:20:06 AM Athiests don't hate "god". Religious "scripture" simply highlights wh.....
» 19/02/2011 11:06:05 AM DavidG, No not really about nothing. The "parent hole", to use analogous termi.....
» 17/02/2011 9:14:27 PM when more people than vote for any single political bandwagon smoke dope occasionally,it's.....
» 17/02/2011 3:04:57 PM Very well then Crabsy. we'll just to wait and see if Sells has any reason that is not gob.....
» 17/02/2011 11:56:44 AM crabsy: Neither you nor Sells have given any reason to presume that this (oh so subtle) &q.....
» 17/02/2011 11:43:13 AM Oh dear, Poor runner hasn't read his bible. He goes to great lengths to portray biblical.....
» 17/02/2011 11:00:24 AM ...no reason why patient rather than church should *not* have a say.... Rusty.....
» 17/02/2011 10:58:16 AM I want my house wired by qualified skilled people, and repairs and decommissioning to be s.....
» 17/02/2011 10:05:46 AM Sells, You start off quite well, proposing a pre-priming for language acquisition and ext.....
» 16/02/2011 8:44:46 PM the butcher sez "many choose to work less to qualify for welfare payments".... .....
» 16/02/2011 8:08:33 PM I believe that runner's views are hypocritical in this matter. Islamic abuse of women is .....
» 16/02/2011 8:00:25 PM [Deleted for abuse.].....
» 15/02/2011 5:44:27 PM BeanZ MeanZ SceneZ Rusty......
» 13/02/2011 9:33:50 PM So, a graeter proportion of church-encouraged donations now go to church promotion, rather.....
» 11/02/2011 8:35:51 AM Is there an established connection? Depends on how pedantic you are. Pollutants of all sor.....
» 9/02/2011 9:09:12 PM Heard on the radio that this was a "trend" that whatever authority had noticed. .....
» 9/02/2011 8:18:13 PM Australia has spent twenty years "exporting" education via overseas students, su.....
» 9/02/2011 8:05:12 PM "faces irrelevance" Precisely. Bridey is not at fault if the church does not t.....
» 8/02/2011 11:35:28 AM The catholic church has never had a problem in imposing a right to die when that happens t.....
» 7/02/2011 10:13:52 PM A long, long, time ago In first-year chemistry (for engineers)... I was required to perf.....
» 7/02/2011 8:34:37 AM Dan, Yes indeed, those minor issues should have been addressed on those threads, and were.....
» 6/02/2011 1:56:49 PM Ah, yes Grim. I got derailed by some of the other posts on the thread. Lets take a matrix.....
» 6/02/2011 12:31:41 PM Yeah, good one Dan, Trustworthy and untrustworthy people are given differing status in ou.....
» 5/02/2011 8:26:26 PM Yes, similar to other drugs, mainly illegal. The problem seems to be with people who cann.....
» 5/02/2011 8:12:44 PM First you get the business or "market share" by offerring the lowest tender, in .....
» 5/02/2011 8:06:47 PM Why is "god" ? "god" is a vestigialism. Until recently, humans died .....
» 5/02/2011 3:47:02 PM Of course, runner *wants* you to have his limitations, would celebrate these being enforce.....
» 1/02/2011 4:08:46 PM To put it simply, No one I know would stand the company of runner. If "god" wa.....
» 1/02/2011 3:42:28 PM Dan, Not just creationists feel slighted, but mainly. Not only that, but it is mainly cre.....
» 28/01/2011 10:08:18 PM By gum, I think he's got it. Creationists *are* dishonest. or willfully ignorant beyond b.....
» 27/01/2011 10:48:34 PM Good on you Dan! You took the time to read it well enough to identify minor errors. Did .....
» 25/01/2011 4:33:40 PM The measuring stick has been applied and elaborations of "jehova did it" *have* .....
» 25/01/2011 8:25:26 AM Might I humbly suggest..... We had the gun buyback levy, so special levies are not new. .....
» 24/01/2011 9:28:37 PM So, Dan, nothing at all to say really. In actual fact, science usually seizes new ideas r.....
» 23/01/2011 10:09:00 PM Roscop, I am not even proposing that my suggestion is "good". Merely superfici.....
» 23/01/2011 5:31:28 PM The cost of defending a violence allegation can be made artificialy very high, not just in.....
» 22/01/2011 9:32:29 AM Dan, Good to see you acknowledge there is no big fuss. As with so many "issues".....
» 19/01/2011 10:10:58 PM Dan, Just the facts will do, and they continue to not favour you. The *issues* include th.....
» 19/01/2011 9:02:24 PM So, those risks associated with flood-prone land. They would be accepted by all who benefi.....
» 19/01/2011 4:03:24 PM Just to emphasise the shallowness of creationist input, let's look at Dan again.... Dan s.....
» 19/01/2011 10:03:15 AM Dan, do come up with something to say, anytime you like, which when looked at does not con.....
» 18/01/2011 7:32:44 AM That almost sounded thoughtful Dan, but not really. With so many "other interpretati.....
» 17/01/2011 8:52:24 PM Some people would appear not to have paid attention to basic documentaries. Dan, you shou.....
» 4/01/2011 4:57:13 PM Marvelous! In the last four centuries, calculating machines have been invented several ti.....
» 4/01/2011 1:37:16 AM Abbot spoke of a "guided democracy". Guided by who? *his* church?, *yours*? .....
» 31/12/2010 11:17:50 AM [Deleted. Part of sub-thread deleted above.].....
» 31/12/2010 8:05:48 AM Runner can type sense on occasion. What amounts have been directed to similar floods in r.....
» 30/12/2010 11:07:25 PM So, I keep hearing the voice of Dave Allen, who most clearly is still at large.... Rusty.....
» 30/12/2010 9:43:19 PM The sort of twit runner parodies is cute, don't you think? "an invisible man makes i.....
» 30/12/2010 9:38:24 PM [Deleted. Flame.].....
» 30/12/2010 8:15:08 AM Thank you runner for demonstrating once more how ignorant biblical literalists deliberatel.....
» 29/12/2010 9:37:47 PM Yes Dan, very pithy, almost makes sense. Now, all those with things to very specifically .....
» 29/12/2010 9:30:16 PM Fortunately, I learned to pick locks from a crony at the age of six. I recommend that oth.....
» 21/12/2010 10:41:56 PM [Deleted for flaming.].....
» 19/12/2010 6:55:46 PM So anti can be precluded from seeing his kids because he is presumed to be a danger to the.....
» 19/12/2010 6:30:18 PM In a recent election, the advertising for the family first candidate in our area emphasise.....
» 19/12/2010 11:19:00 AM So, more choice for those who already have a choice. The mistake is in the thinking of th.....
» 11/12/2010 10:04:14 PM Our society does have the principle of justice. But it is not a principle if it is select.....
» 10/12/2010 11:29:16 AM Dan, Do learn to read. I am accusing you of lying about the validity of the word "e.....
» 8/12/2010 10:40:36 PM Dan, Here's a tip. Stop lying and you won't need checking, persuasive or not. I baited y.....
» 6/12/2010 7:15:01 PM Dan, So, you are finally demonstrating that when it applies to lies you care about, *sudd.....
» 6/12/2010 10:06:19 AM JanF, No, I don't think so. Dan adopts a lofty tone and pretends to a knowledge of techn.....
» 6/12/2010 9:55:45 AM Dan, It was in early April of this year. Do learn to look things up. Real students can, y.....
» 3/12/2010 12:46:49 PM OK, so "expediential" came out of a spell-checker. The word is still wonderfully.....
» 3/12/2010 11:39:26 AM Yes Dan, a teacher of mathematics, which you used in another thread to attempt to bolster .....
» 2/12/2010 6:23:40 PM For instance, it is expediential to assert without a reference. Go on, whatever you try wi.....
» 2/12/2010 4:24:30 PM Expediential: The use of particularly poor exemplars of a respectable field of study as &q.....
» 25/11/2010 10:48:05 PM Good question belly, If I may paraphrase your question: When "sovereign" natio.....
» 16/11/2010 10:28:04 PM Remember folks, Runner is a parody of fundy christianity intended to bring ridicule upon g.....
» 16/11/2010 10:16:37 PM So, the glorious people's republic of Pomerania, having been towed beyond the five mile l.....
» 14/11/2010 8:36:07 AM ..."racial purity" Should be some ground-breaking anthropology to be read here .....
» 3/11/2010 10:20:11 PM So, Hazaa, We could have *optional* preferences, thereby starving the minor parties more,.....
» 3/11/2010 9:11:11 PM OUG, I believe it is far cheaper to repair than replace. Till well into my forties, I re.....
» 3/11/2010 8:45:55 PM Yeah, right. The publicly recoreded funding and stringent quality control and record pres.....
» 3/11/2010 8:12:01 PM Just remember folks, when "christians" object to abortion on religious grounds, .....
» 3/11/2010 4:40:34 PM Except for "god", who can order "his" armies to do so, on the unsubsta.....
» 14/10/2010 8:19:30 AM Yes, overall, market forces would make exploitation of resources outside china viable. An.....
» 5/10/2010 8:54:10 AM OUG, I thought your topic header was cute. My response is genuine. What I proposed is a .....
» 4/10/2010 11:01:50 PM I'll keep my contribution small, If I could, I would like a (DNA) mutation detection syst.....
» 29/09/2010 9:57:08 PM Dan, Your reason was quite clear, it was to be a smartarse. Sagan's views about evolutio.....
» 23/09/2010 9:44:39 PM "cheap, first class protein" Gold. Rusty.....
» 23/09/2010 12:27:43 AM ....animals will be raised and SLAUGHTERD!.....for food. ahem. Bugsy is so right, but I .....
» 22/09/2010 11:24:40 PM Dan, Regarding Sagan: My criticism is valid. It is not within your gift to declare it voi.....
» 21/09/2010 11:00:43 PM [Deleted at commenter's request. Abusive, but no penalty because he took immediate action......
» 21/09/2010 10:55:34 PM Try again Dan, You are not "making judgements". You have no basis for your view.....
» 16/09/2010 7:20:14 PM Dan, You don't "think" it has been particularly compelling? On what do you base.....
» 13/09/2010 6:58:38 PM We can destroy our own property. "books" like the koran and the christian ".....
» 12/09/2010 10:45:09 AM Dan, why so shoddy? Wieland had no time to study paleo or geology when studying medicine,.....
» 9/09/2010 6:03:02 PM Dan, What atheists and genuine christians demand is a smidgen of honesty. I have found no.....
» 6/09/2010 8:17:59 PM CJ: "I run a small business" So did my parents, and friends of mine. Might I s.....
» 6/09/2010 7:48:01 PM Obviously, I meant "state schools" and 138 Hours a week. Rusty.....
» 6/09/2010 7:27:26 PM There is no controversy, The article heading this thread is clear about this. Anybody w.....
» 6/09/2010 3:51:17 PM Dan, Good on you for first impressions. Is leaping to the first out-of-context quote how .....
» 4/09/2010 4:42:33 PM Using references appropriately has nothing wrong with it. Typical creationist quote mining.....
» 1/09/2010 10:26:42 PM Dan: so, besides your personal offence, nothing? Do you dispute the experiments of Dobzha.....
» 1/09/2010 7:51:42 AM In discussing the possibility of beneficial mutations, you selectively quoted Sagan to cre.....
» 1/09/2010 12:34:49 AM I think we'd all rather hear how Dan thinks his quote of Sagan corresponds with Sagan's vi.....
» 31/08/2010 8:13:04 PM Aware of that, Oliver, Dan claims to have academic qualifications in philosophy, and rega.....
» 31/08/2010 5:20:04 PM Good question Dan, How *can* parties have genuine discussion when one has evidence that .....
» 30/08/2010 12:22:07 AM Since Dan is such a great respecter of brief quotes (perhaps he has a short attention span.....
» 30/08/2010 12:18:35 AM Dan is enamoured of the opinion of Carl Sagan, let's help him... From the book Dan quoted.....
» 29/08/2010 5:50:10 PM James J, As you say you were told, and as the ombudsman has found, giving your tax file n.....
» 28/08/2010 3:32:24 PM In the context of respecting the differences between religion and science, Let's look at D.....
» 28/08/2010 11:05:45 AM So how can "valid even if incorrect" be enforced? Even allowing that it may be .....
» 28/08/2010 10:29:08 AM OUG, When I did sequencing, we chemically cleaved the DNA using base-specific chemicals a.....
» 27/08/2010 8:27:50 AM Public servants within the CSA who zealously pursue on the basis of fraudulent information.....
» 26/08/2010 10:42:52 PM From the Ombudsman's report 2006-7 Start quote of case study Mr F, the payer, complained .....
» 25/08/2010 8:48:22 PM So, Dan, you have not studied, but just repeat your malignantly misinformed statements. U.....
» 14/08/2010 11:11:47 PM OUG, I have never responded to your twaddle as you obviously need help. I am posting now.....
» 13/08/2010 1:27:53 AM Christian citizens might well call for ethicality within society. They might well call fo.....
» 13/08/2010 1:04:42 AM Oh dear Danny, Still not studied much. Did you get help in your ignorance? or is it a pur.....
» 9/08/2010 10:04:25 PM Dan, If you do not accept the historical fact of biological evolution then you are a twit.....
» 8/08/2010 1:00:12 AM The only Jihad they have to bother with is their own. *first* they revise their religion .....
» 8/08/2010 12:43:22 AM Oh dear runner, still ignorant? Why not trot out another mined quote from a paper you hav.....
» 26/07/2010 9:54:58 PM Sure Dan, Bring in a real religion. Just one will do. Betting it's not yours. In the m.....
» 25/07/2010 10:41:26 PM TBC, Many hypocritical christians like their doctors to apply the products of modern unde.....
» 25/07/2010 9:50:55 PM Hoully, I am personnaly certain he is free and happy, and has CSA totally flummoxed to bo.....
» 25/07/2010 9:35:43 PM the one above was meant for another thread. Sorry. Moderator is welcome to remove it from.....
» 25/07/2010 9:33:43 PM Posted elsewhare by accident...... ""jesus" *supposedly* said" I wou.....
» 25/07/2010 9:31:44 PM ""jesus" *supposedly* said" I wouldn't want any body to think that *I.....
» 25/07/2010 9:25:26 PM Regarding work on the sabbath, Jesus himself said that the sabbath was made for man, not m.....
» 25/07/2010 8:36:17 PM I'm even prepared to accept that a uniform is a good idea. It stops school being a fashion.....
» 25/07/2010 7:20:15 PM Well said Jedimaster. First, find and prosecute the clear criminal, the hacker. As part .....
» 25/07/2010 7:06:35 PM correction, parentheses on second line should read "(not *just* christians), in order.....
» 25/07/2010 6:52:15 PM Because the continuance of our civilisation depends upon our rational response, as a popul.....
» 25/07/2010 6:23:00 PM Why should school uniforms, for instance, be so expensive? When I attended school, the un.....
» 25/07/2010 1:02:41 AM Common law: Yeah, whatever. go check. In the meantime, thanks for confirming the stereotyp.....
» 24/07/2010 7:04:07 PM Rotary is "called upon" to do good works too. Like the church they use altering.....
» 22/07/2010 6:04:21 PM Given that "secular" is what you get when no particular religion runs the govern.....
» 20/07/2010 8:19:57 AM Yes, *why* does it not include people of faith. Our own democracy and the yank one were d.....
» 19/07/2010 10:18:23 PM Runner, you are dead wrong (as tediously usual). The priests *Know* when they do wrong, a.....
» 19/07/2010 10:08:20 PM Whew! Dodged a bullet there. Rusty.....
» 19/07/2010 6:57:07 PM Secular is *both* a legal status *and* an ideal. The mistaken belief that a single religi.....
» 13/07/2010 3:06:03 PM yes, yes, so dreadfully nasty, That aside, got any *reason*, beyond flogging the product,.....
» 12/07/2010 8:45:02 PM Well, dan, I have higher degrees in biology from UQ and Griffith. I have extensive experi.....
» 10/07/2010 7:17:05 PM The point dan, is that absolutely no professional geologists, nor accredited university ge.....
» 8/07/2010 5:17:47 PM Dan, global flood? what? You poor twit. get help. Rusty.....
» 7/07/2010 12:38:44 AM As horrendous and ungodly as the catholic church has been, they are insufficiently answera.....
» 7/07/2010 12:04:18 AM Ummm Dan, You have been told several times before, take it on board. Alternatively, Get .....
» 4/07/2010 6:49:06 PM As with all religions, *first* prove they are probably true (in the sense of electrons and.....
» 30/06/2010 12:49:40 AM Yeah, Anti *must* be important. There is no way that the sinecured employees of the CSA w.....
» 30/06/2010 12:28:25 AM There is no clash of civilisations, there is only one. There *is* a dispute over whose pr.....
» 26/06/2010 10:13:56 PM Those "new philistines" can catch up, that's what they can do. Hard work hasn'.....
» 1/06/2010 8:21:08 PM Well, the most *convenient* science that uses evolution as a basis is clinical microbiolog.....
» 10/05/2010 11:58:47 PM "triCARBoxylic acid" Typo.... Rusty.....
» 10/05/2010 11:56:56 PM I would even suggest that a *new* gene with documented discovery including isolation from .....
» 9/05/2010 11:06:08 PM Probably doesn't make much difference to a great many. I would suggest that you greatly d.....
» 18/04/2010 11:52:02 AM What Joyce *also* has to say about RNA catalysis... Research Focus Directed Evolution of.....
» 14/04/2010 11:29:54 PM Dan is correct about the infinite regression being bollocks, but let's look closer. Dan's.....
» 13/04/2010 5:24:27 PM Lots more priests than judges. Of course, studying the law is difficult and judges decisi.....
» 13/04/2010 5:06:49 PM Poor runner, Nothing but some national geographic this time. And the large volume of tho.....
» 12/04/2010 11:17:23 PM Just to be fair to Francis Crick: "Outside biology, we do not see the process of exa.....
» 12/04/2010 10:20:31 PM Don't worry oliver, Runner has never bothered to look at photos of the fossils we have. .....
» 9/04/2010 10:39:30 PM Dan, So, you grasp that the odds of a straightforward event happening "at least once.....
» 3/04/2010 6:46:59 PM I'm not worried about Dawkins, he encourages me to disagree with him. Robustly. He encour.....
» 3/04/2010 5:20:57 PM Cornflower, I believe it *is* important where our ethics come from If we can re-derive t.....
» 3/04/2010 3:53:13 PM And runner keeps telling us that he/she/it would not refrain from stealing or murder or ra.....
» 2/04/2010 12:33:55 AM QandA and GrahamY Radioactives are hottest when concentrated and the neutrons produce a c.....
» 1/04/2010 9:55:53 PM Dan, Do you understand "approaches unity"? From under 17% to over 66% with jus.....
» 1/04/2010 12:06:00 AM whoops, ChazP didn't have a deletion. Shame really. It's not there is anything new to sa.....
» 31/03/2010 11:56:11 PM See what I get for going to work for a day or two. That'll never happen again, let me tell.....
» 31/03/2010 11:41:32 PM The only problem I have with violent games is that children are so insulated from genuine .....
» 31/03/2010 11:23:09 PM [Deleted for abuse and irrelevance].....
» 31/03/2010 11:07:05 PM No, chazP, You are simply unaware of Facts. It is a fact that some females abuse childre.....
» 30/03/2010 10:04:07 PM Dan, Is everything *still* hydrogen? No? Go look up an encyclopaedia as to why. Why did.....
» 30/03/2010 9:48:12 PM Ok, how about this then, *any* photograph or video footage must pay fees or royalties if .....
» 30/03/2010 12:09:17 AM That's it? That's all you got? Bronx Cheers, I suggest. Rusty.....
» 29/03/2010 9:43:08 PM ...And the neo medievalists would have us return to a time when the unquestioned foremost .....
» 29/03/2010 9:30:20 PM OK, let's say such fees are appropriate. Given the indefinitely large number of photogra.....
» 29/03/2010 9:20:58 PM but protagoras, Production of metallic silicon in WA is *dependent* upon fine charcoal de.....
» 29/03/2010 9:10:48 PM So, chazP, Burned all the "alice in wonderland" books yet? Picketed the new mov.....
» 25/03/2010 12:21:12 AM Yep, thank you runner. As you fail to acknowledge but any may determine, what you call &q.....
» 22/03/2010 8:45:16 PM Runner, Since you very deliberately and very desperately defend literalism by cherry-pick.....
» 21/03/2010 12:49:28 PM Actually no, runner. A straw poll of people who live in houses shows that those who have .....
» 20/03/2010 12:35:38 PM As you say, runner, I'm not representative. For instance, most wouldn't bother to acknowl.....
» 20/03/2010 11:36:54 AM It wouldn't be wrong for you to burn your own down, runner. It would be wrong for you to .....
» 19/03/2010 8:50:21 PM Crummy little know-nothing tirades from you, runner, do more to discredit christianity tha.....
» 19/03/2010 8:46:06 PM Unlike your mythical "god" runner, the earth actually exists. Whether people wor.....
» 16/03/2010 12:32:05 AM Runner and his quotes again. Please note that runner gives no more information than is in.....
» 15/03/2010 9:50:29 PM Yeah, runner, as if you would know. We've been through this before, haven't we? Come on,.....
» 14/03/2010 1:15:04 PM Dan again prefers to indulge in distractions. You know exactly what I mean. For the benef.....
» 11/03/2010 9:11:42 PM In *that* case, shadow minister, how long before purely commercial pressure is brought to .....
» 11/03/2010 7:28:12 PM And so did I, Dan. I *knew* you would go for the red herring. *Your* lists *are* exceptio.....
» 8/03/2010 10:56:05 PM So, Dan/Michael, You wish to suggest that Kelvin's opposition to Darwin's science was bot.....
» 6/03/2010 10:39:55 AM Richie 10, So, like runner, you don't know much about biology, do you? Just what pastor t.....
» 5/03/2010 5:14:46 PM Richie 10, Nope, there isn't. Read up, catch up, or keep reading the fiction you and runn.....
» 5/03/2010 1:18:30 PM Runner, You are clearly unaware that evolution hasn't been debunked. You wouldn't know as.....
» 4/03/2010 12:32:27 PM So, runner, you haven't done any reading. I know that from where you stand, any scientist.....
» 3/03/2010 9:27:49 PM Lifting a ban on imported meat would be a seriously bad idea. The animal diseases that we.....
» 3/03/2010 7:29:04 PM Unlike runner's imaginary friend, the environment really exists. The greens may or may no.....
» 3/03/2010 7:24:22 PM Yes, runner That is why your (fortunately fictional) but cowardly god used a hireling to .....
» 3/03/2010 5:18:44 PM And how would you know runner? More books and articles you haven't read for yourself? Sinc.....
» 2/03/2010 5:55:28 PM Runner sez: "Australians have continued to benefit from the Howard/Costello economic .....
» 2/03/2010 5:33:34 PM Yeah, runner, unlike those fundies that use quotes to "refute" evolution without.....
» 2/03/2010 5:00:44 PM I had it as "frogs and snails...." Making "Rendezvous with Rana" all .....
» 1/03/2010 4:20:30 PM more correctly the rise of afictionalism. I once met a family who had no fiction in the h.....
» 1/03/2010 4:07:42 PM rstuart: Thanks for kind words, sorry about that lack of appreciation. Philo wants to tal.....
» 1/03/2010 9:12:13 AM Philo, you are determined to misunderstand. You asked about where new genes "come fr.....
» 28/02/2010 9:17:29 PM The lib/nat experiment in Qld has been a joke from the beginning, not even chipping the Bl.....
» 28/02/2010 9:05:32 PM Philo, In continuation, and sorry about the hiatus: Some speciation events are driven by.....
» 28/02/2010 2:06:30 PM Philo, You asked about new genes, I told you. If you look up horizontal gene transfer yo.....
» 26/02/2010 11:50:18 PM Oh dear, Philo, You *are* aware of the mecanism by which pseudogenes come to be? Look it .....
» 23/02/2010 11:08:23 PM Rehctub: Maybe that liability *should* exist. Maybe that insurance should not be cheap. .....
» 23/02/2010 10:29:01 PM Given the persistent total absence of the supernatural, and the complete uselessness to us.....
» 23/02/2010 10:20:34 PM StG, So, if "god" didn't forbid it, all those religionists would be unable to w.....
» 23/02/2010 10:03:03 PM Squeers: Good one on that last. Dr Pangloss it is! What fun. Back to 22 February 2010 5:.....
» 23/02/2010 9:43:27 PM Socratease, On the good side, scientists usually have a well-developed sense of humour and.....
» 22/02/2010 8:53:22 PM Well done runner! You can read a crib sheet. To correct you again, that is not "anot.....
» 22/02/2010 1:24:23 AM Davidf, Hi. I think the problem is not reason (a tool), but intent. A marketer with the .....
» 21/02/2010 10:17:11 PM Squeers: Stale? We like wine, cheese and the music of our age? We conflict with the leas.....
» 21/02/2010 4:41:12 PM Runner (20feb,7.02pm) requires correction: (1) New genes have arisen to provide resistanc.....
» 21/02/2010 3:17:52 PM If only runner wasn't so thick about pastor's importance, or those pamphlets he hands out......
» 21/02/2010 3:15:28 PM Runner, "You "know" his character" Nope. You have been told a fictio.....
» 20/02/2010 5:11:51 PM Rehctub: Re employee on P plates. Bugger. Reckon he'd be up the creek either way in that.....
» 20/02/2010 5:06:53 PM Yes, runner, your "god" changes the rules when it happens to suit the priests. A.....
» 18/02/2010 10:40:55 PM Dan sez: "The fact is that there are thousands of credentialed scientists (of differ.....
» 18/02/2010 8:58:16 PM Rehctub, If one accumulates too many demerit points, one is sent a letter, asking that on.....
» 17/02/2010 8:17:57 PM Mitchell, I am not sure that the purely rationalist view is truly vulgar. The type of enq.....
» 16/02/2010 9:29:35 PM So, philo, How do these exceed the likely capacity (and neural shortcuts) of neural syste.....
» 16/02/2010 8:08:50 PM Philo(14feb): Just which parts of evolution,particularly our understanding of biological e.....
» 16/02/2010 7:56:11 PM Mitchell(12feb): Evolution is very much a core finding of modern biology. *some* resort t.....
» 8/02/2010 10:54:04 PM Ummm, Don't think philo is wrong here. As I alluded, astronomical and angular measuremen.....
» 8/02/2010 10:30:49 PM Runner, You think *my* fist is puny, what about yours? Oh yes, those "little piece.....
» 8/02/2010 2:44:45 PM Poor pynchme. Keeping on track, You didn't lob in when you did, with the post you did, t.....
» 7/02/2010 9:48:10 PM Runner, Wasn't an endorsement of *your* views. I suspect that *you* dislike the simple f.....
» 7/02/2010 7:44:20 PM Yes pynchme, I know *your* Anfinsen quote came from an exercise in quote mining. Good of y.....
» 7/02/2010 7:02:22 PM Actually no, runner. I don't want to silence all christian commentary. Just the ignorant.....
» 6/02/2010 9:35:02 AM Ah pynchme, Well done! you can google! These people *really* think evolution is "p.....
» 6/02/2010 1:07:15 AM Studying does help however, and Runner should try it. There are reductio ad absurdum limi.....
» 5/02/2010 10:58:46 PM Not having studied biology, Runner and others seem to mistake "current prosperity&quo.....
» 5/02/2010 10:38:55 PM Hmmmm, that means we also would need to revise angular measurement. There are considerabl.....
» 5/02/2010 10:09:11 PM Oh runner, Just to prove I'm not a curmudgeon, how's this.... *both* sides of parliament.....
» 5/02/2010 10:01:08 PM Ah, runner gets pouty. Your argument: The universe is too big/complex/blahblahblah to &qu.....
» 5/02/2010 9:03:06 PM Foxy, What runner wants is a theocracy, a biblical literalist one. But then runner (he/sh.....
» 5/02/2010 9:22:54 AM Of course it's no problem, runner. Fictional entities can do anything, within the pages o.....
» 4/02/2010 8:54:14 PM csteele, I am aware of this. What runner doesn't get is that these have been largely disp.....
» 3/02/2010 10:16:04 PM Runner, why do you insist on proving that you lack the education to comment on such a topi.....
» 3/02/2010 9:04:42 PM Runner likes to pretend that modern comforts and peace are the sole invention of judeo-chr.....
» 2/02/2010 7:33:04 PM Oh dear, Runner. Do get that education, won't you? Which scriptures? Yours? Hubbards? Mah.....
» 2/02/2010 12:15:39 AM Oh dear, Runner. Read a little will you. Start with the word "if", since you do.....
» 1/02/2010 8:41:01 AM An old pillar of justice was that one *is* innocent until shown guilty and that false accu.....
» 31/01/2010 9:38:26 PM Runner, You have a go at firesnake but you need instructing in the terms usually reserved.....
» 31/01/2010 9:18:01 PM Runner, regarding Rudd and Wong, Like them or not, like their positions or not, their tim.....
» 31/01/2010 9:13:49 PM Runner sez: "the usual spew by those who have failed to honour their word in marriage.....
» 29/01/2010 11:01:24 PM Mac, I long for the electric motorcycle. I hear too many bike enthusiasts who, having fi.....
» 29/01/2010 10:52:35 PM Runner is in error, People come here because the nation is wealthy. People are nice becau.....
» 29/01/2010 10:31:22 PM More power to SBS if they offend Runner. Rusty.....
» 29/01/2010 10:29:05 PM Runner, "cheap nasty sex, bitterness, divorce, suicide and many other nasty things&.....
» 29/01/2010 10:18:11 PM Runner, you are very tragic. It has scaped your attention that the Greens have always opp.....
» 29/01/2010 10:04:51 PM Runner, The reason that real scientists won't debate with creationists is that the creati.....
» 28/01/2010 10:19:33 PM Runner, your ignorance of evolution is profound. If you had studied to high school level, .....
» 26/01/2010 2:03:22 AM Runner, Yep! "the smart people agree", and not with you. Oh the humanity! ...G.....
» 26/01/2010 1:14:32 AM Maybe *all* prospective citizens (local 17year olds included) should pass a test. (how wou.....
» 26/01/2010 12:22:10 AM To continue: The whole point is the same as science. We *could* collect all data and just.....
» 26/01/2010 12:06:59 AM rstuart, your points don't make a lot of sense,: (rehearsing the set piece) *How* many h.....
» 23/01/2010 10:29:55 PM For a start, we could measure effectiveness by subtracting the rate of airborne hijackings.....
» 23/01/2010 10:15:13 PM Wybong, If there is need, I'll polish the silverware. I subscribe to many modern innovati.....
» 23/01/2010 2:18:12 PM I forgot to mention cybernetic swearboxes on every street, semi-autonomously given the pow.....
» 23/01/2010 2:07:17 PM Big Brother was with us in the eighties. Sufficient correllation of minor data give someth.....
» 23/01/2010 12:42:47 PM Wybong, I'm not sure what you mean. I enjoy your sanity, long may it continue. Rusty.....
» 23/01/2010 12:34:04 PM KenH, Link to all the sites you want. I worked for several years in a lab sending staff .....
» 21/01/2010 7:12:30 PM Atman, Anytime you are able to demonstrate that Fourier's experiments did not indicate wh.....
» 20/01/2010 10:54:10 PM RaeBee, For all their opprobrium, mainstream churches will never have more than a minor s.....
» 20/01/2010 10:44:59 PM Anti, The yanks effectively suspended or removed habeas corpus, not for genuine reasons, .....
» 20/01/2010 10:34:12 PM Atman, anytime you discover a problem with the now very old finding of Fourier, that certa.....
» 19/01/2010 9:59:48 PM ... Says runner, the parody christian, who openly criticises aboriginals for not joining h.....
» 19/01/2010 9:52:19 PM Scientific fraud is rather self-limiting. Why do it? to get funding. Why is it limited? .....
» 16/01/2010 8:30:35 AM Runner, The science may never be settled, my guess is it will never be assisted by the li.....
» 14/01/2010 9:34:14 PM Runner is mistaken. I, for one, am scientifically qualified. Multiply. I gather from ter.....
» 14/01/2010 9:13:59 PM Kudos to Google. It will cost Google money. It will cost their chinese licensee more. It.....
» 14/01/2010 8:45:50 PM Benk, without speaking for antiseptic, the "balance of probabilities" cuts both.....
» 14/01/2010 8:24:16 PM Runner, would you give up yours to be raised by atheists? Rusty.....
» 14/01/2010 8:19:00 PM Runner, I wish he had been secular, rather than easily swayed by shallow religious boilerp.....
» 13/01/2010 8:19:11 PM Hasbeen, it's everywhere. My pre-school teacher has an adult son with permanent brain-dam.....
» 13/01/2010 7:57:07 PM Perhaps we should develop a test. So many other qualifications are competancy based, why .....
» 11/01/2010 10:44:14 PM Relda, In short, Yes, you do have to try again. Planck's opinion in this matter is conje.....
» 11/01/2010 12:28:20 AM Suzeonline, I don't understand you. It's my real name. Rusty is a traditional north amer.....
» 10/01/2010 9:31:04 AM runner, your parody is breathtaking. Put down the pamphlet and go get a book, or check .....
» 9/01/2010 8:54:15 PM So, just for arguments sake, Let's assume global warming is not in any way anthropogenic......
» 9/01/2010 7:44:57 PM To correct runner: Dogmatic religionists hate the fact that since rigid (if often pretend.....
» 9/01/2010 4:22:18 PM Relda, You yourself seem a little confused about Schroedinger's gedanken experiment. It .....
» 9/01/2010 8:52:02 AM If Plimer was still telling off creationists as he did so well, I would cheerfully contrib.....
» 9/01/2010 8:33:09 AM runner, Staying wrong is not the same as being right. Numerous theories have improved ove.....
» 8/01/2010 8:44:13 AM runner, you really are a Parody McChristian aren't you? No runner, no "thinking pers.....
» 7/01/2010 9:21:03 PM Good for you runner. I recall when one of the right wing evangelist franchises opened in .....
» 6/01/2010 10:57:16 PM I'm out of posts, but please, the bigger fish? Brag on, this is an indulgence any might f.....
» 6/01/2010 10:14:19 PM Relda, I note that most historical figures lived in times when to not publicly profess a .....
» 6/01/2010 9:59:29 PM Sells, If the article is about freedom of speech, be honest. Has not the Church enjoyed .....
» 6/01/2010 9:42:21 PM Regardless of the reductionism, Best of luck to your toddling grandson Joshua, Wybong. J.....
» 6/01/2010 9:29:20 PM Ozbib, The point you left out is why is the atmosphere not warming. Any year eleven chem.....
» 6/01/2010 9:17:47 PM Runner thinks money is a problem. Has he told his son, the one with the "work ethic&q.....
» 6/01/2010 9:07:17 PM runner, at your best, with the wind behind you, you cannot aspire to more than pseudo scie.....
» 6/01/2010 9:02:13 PM Given the form runner believes his god gave hime (cynical, snide and ignorant) it is no su.....
» 5/01/2010 7:10:52 PM Sight unseen, the BMJ will have clues in both the editorial and the teaser pages pointing .....
» 5/01/2010 5:31:45 PM Journalists are supposed to *always* check on stories, rather than just cut and paste pres.....
» 10/12/2009 10:36:46 PM King Hazza, I'm prepared to give the Greens a go. Anything so serious as to require imme.....
» 10/12/2009 10:24:32 PM To answer stephenLmeyer, A sceptic would have to show that fourier was wrong about the pr.....
» 10/12/2009 12:42:56 AM Yes Runner, Your god, whom you think created a pristine earth, must be "laughing&quo.....
» 10/12/2009 12:33:47 AM Runner, the last Fundy "pastor" I met in my home town had done time for fraud, w.....
» 10/12/2009 12:24:00 AM Runner, You just tell your mother, grandmother or wife that you don't think that their ca.....
» 30/11/2009 8:32:55 PM Ease up on the urban environs, CJ. Some of us grew up in country towns and have access to .....
» 22/11/2009 11:11:29 PM Stevenlmeyer, Without quite answering your question, how about when the cerebral cortex i.....
» 3/11/2009 5:33:41 PM Some of the most telling critiques of injustice or misgovernment were distributed anonymou.....
» 18/10/2009 9:58:33 PM MartinsS: "many christians..." ...and for every one of those willing to publish.....
» 14/10/2009 8:23:23 PM Yup, So, when the climate change sceptics can just get around to putting forward their ow.....
» 24/09/2009 4:03:14 PM Can't possibly be a "gene" for religiosity, lets look further. Unlike speculati.....
» 18/09/2009 9:03:02 AM Benk, You're probably right, they may not be impartial. But unlike the CSA, the solicitor.....
» 14/09/2009 8:43:16 AM Bronwyn, I probably meant bassett, thanks for pointing that out. In the bit where they wer.....
» 14/09/2009 8:09:11 AM Accounts like Anti's are why I suggested a Child's Advocate. If court-appointed, the CSA c.....
» 13/09/2009 8:31:20 PM Ta, TPP. I'll cheerfully add DoCS to the 50% quota. Can I further specify that a court-a.....
» 13/09/2009 7:11:36 PM Thanks, TPP. So, some things are defined in absolutes, but probably not all. I think a w.....
» 13/09/2009 4:21:30 PM What got me about the show was the hypocrisy about the definition of the breeds, the compa.....
» 11/09/2009 7:39:05 PM Oh, I don't know, Plimer did a very comprehensive and thorough disembowelling of Young-Ear.....
» 11/09/2009 8:49:12 AM Yes, Kellie, Lets start with mandatory 50% representation of men in the management and se.....
» 4/08/2009 5:08:55 PM As you observe, Col, so many things are best with the right person! Rusty......
» 3/08/2009 11:15:24 PM Col Rouge, I think I'm with you. A suit should be, and in best practice is solely for hav.....
» 16/07/2009 11:03:18 PM Next, they'll be spending a year dead for tax reasons. Rusty.....
» 16/07/2009 8:50:26 AM Sancho, you are the one with no interest in objective facts. I assist friends who have bee.....
» 14/07/2009 10:43:39 PM Master, you may not be brain damaged, but you are slow unless prompted... What percentage.....
» 14/07/2009 10:15:07 PM Master, the law is not the problem. It specifically provides in the event of an error for .....
» 13/07/2009 10:24:35 PM Pied Piper: Yes, it is the kids who suffer. They donít suffer because of objections to CSA.....
» 13/07/2009 10:19:35 PM Sancho, you misread. The contrast is between the smart, functional majority of women, and .....
» 13/07/2009 9:01:06 PM Rusty the teacher of Runner writes: Logic lesson two. (Yawn) If "real" object &.....
» 12/07/2009 10:54:18 PM Runner: If the diet is too rich for you, water it down, start with logic. Something non-ex.....
» 12/07/2009 9:52:49 PM I believe that "feminism" does as near as nothing for functional females as year.....
» 12/07/2009 9:50:25 PM The Dads on the Air site seems OK to me. Seems a lot think as Antiseptic. Antiseptic has.....
» 11/07/2009 11:15:49 PM Squeers, Not tasting your problem here. Philosophy and ethics do not depend on the exist.....
» 11/07/2009 10:48:51 PM Runner, Your kids excel in the mainstream? I wish them well. I approve your conviction in.....
» 10/07/2009 7:00:20 PM Runner, mainstream "zoos" have to take all comers, hungry and naked if need be. .....
» 10/07/2009 11:26:23 AM rstuart: George Pell ĎTheFailure of the Familyí, Quadrant, March 2002, pp. 16-22. Runner:.....
» 9/07/2009 1:46:02 PM The "secular" "experiment" has failed? Compared to the stunning succ.....
» 9/07/2009 12:55:07 AM SJF: We figured if we waited more than an hour you'd get bored and go away. Try it with ha.....
» 8/07/2009 9:37:46 PM We encounter that type a lot at the CSA, they make determinations (estimates) immediately,.....
» 8/07/2009 9:05:54 PM Ummm, not really seeing where science is "failing". Science fails in practice t.....
» 7/07/2009 10:00:17 PM Gee, did this thread go dead or what? Rusty......
» 7/07/2009 8:07:26 PM I missed out entirely on "cracker nights". Fireworks being illegal in Qld, we ha.....
» 7/07/2009 7:48:27 PM I believe that the *vast* majority of men are never physically violent or in any way serio.....
» 7/07/2009 7:39:17 PM And to address SJF: See? knee jerk! Feminism has spent millions of Fem-hours on the probl.....
» 5/07/2009 8:44:27 PM To actually adress the original article, as I had once intended: I grew up in a country t.....
» 21/06/2009 9:53:08 PM SJF: You're not sure what motivates Antiseptic? Look back through *all* his posts on this .....
» 14/06/2009 7:13:27 PM Hang on, how about having roo traps that are *hard* to get into? High fences essentially, .....
» 14/06/2009 7:04:43 PM apologies to legitimate posters: Whistler, if it has to be quick, your special interest g.....
» 14/06/2009 7:01:14 PM Apologies to legitimate posters: Whistler, if it has to be quick, your special interest g.....
» 14/06/2009 6:54:50 PM The problem is not in having a few independents in office. The problem is having too few, .....
» 14/06/2009 6:51:11 PM I'm for Kanga meat! I think that the biggest problem with farming and selective breeding i.....
» 12/05/2009 6:29:01 PM I think this article largely recapitulates the basic theme of "Death Sentence", .....
» 11/05/2009 7:05:55 PM In a lighter vein: The Beginning of The Duel... "My Research-Fu is the best! You mer.....
» 10/05/2009 11:22:40 PM rstuart, my understanding is that most silicon production is from high purity silica or qu.....
» 8/05/2009 6:04:32 PM rstuart: Thanks for crunching the numbers. For electric cars to do the job (as you have al.....
» 7/05/2009 7:59:30 PM rstuart, There may well be a lot of bottles floating around soon if electric cars (and hyb.....
» 6/05/2009 4:04:01 PM Hydrogen may yet have a role for some high-performance applications. What rstuart has bee.....
» 6/05/2009 11:05:13 AM rstuart, The misunderstanding is not entirely mine. You did not say the Lexus gave a net c.....
» 6/05/2009 9:03:59 AM Yes, grim, in a way, we should recover it where we can, but the scenario you describe gets.....
» 5/05/2009 11:52:46 PM rstuart: Your example is overly simple, even for a sedate commute. I drive approx 100k per.....
» 4/05/2009 8:41:06 PM Whoops, been told by flatmate that I mixed a couple if steps there (been a long time since.....
» 4/05/2009 8:24:31 PM Yup, Coal gasification/SynGas/Producer gas. You take some coal (a good high energy fuel) .....
» 4/05/2009 6:39:29 PM Yes, Foxy, think of the perpetual motion machine. Glad You're on the problem. There is th.....
» 3/05/2009 12:08:27 PM Pelican, anybody who wants an electric vehicle can have one. For instance, the Blade Runn.....
» 3/05/2009 11:08:36 AM Foxy, the energy has to come from somewhere. To power a car with hydrogen, the hydrogen h.....
» 2/05/2009 8:16:19 PM Part of the problem, examinator, is that the energy has to come from somewhere. The typic.....
» 16/04/2009 8:08:42 PM I wouldn't recommend either of those methods. They may have been relevant in the old, old .....
» 29/12/2008 5:11:11 PM StG, How many drugs.... Ummm the antibiotics, most antidepressants, antipsychotics, antih.....
» 28/12/2008 8:57:02 PM Dunno about either the naturopathic or religious justification of this 2 week water diet y.....
» 28/12/2008 8:45:59 PM Did some more looking on recycling of Lithium polymer cells. They should be more recyclab.....
» 28/12/2008 8:31:00 PM Taswegian, Yeah. I get the point of the business model, but the things have to be worthwh.....
» 27/12/2008 7:38:36 PM Appreciating that many need a longer range vehicle in Australia, many also do not, and cou.....

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