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    Thread: Theists: What is your stance on evolution?
Post: RE: Theists: What is your stance on evolution?

@Ferrocyanide "Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib? Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee? Wilt thou trust him...
tackattack Religion 60 838 November 19, 2021 at 12:30 pm
    Thread: Help: Possible Hardware Failure
Post: RE: Help: Possible Hardware Failure

Clattering hdd definitely needs replaced before it crashes completely. The system image utility in windows should do fine. Plug in the new solid state drive and use the tool it will work fine. That ...
tackattack Technology & Computing 43 679 October 31, 2021 at 11:22 am
    Thread: My Water Heater Burst Open (help)
Post: RE: My Water Heater Burst Open (help)

it will damage the tank leaving it on without water in the long run, but that tank is hosed anyway (pun intended). Not a problem of a fire, just burning out an element. If it's a gas heater then defi...
tackattack Lifestyle & Personal Matters 40 616 October 19, 2021 at 1:20 pm
    Thread: Wash your hands or do not wash your hands when you eat
Post: RE: Wash your hands or do not wash your hands when...

(October 17, 2021 at 12:29 pm)Ferrocyanide Wrote: MY VERSION The Pharisees approached Jesus and made the comment: It is traditional to wash your hand before you eat bread. Wh...
tackattack Religion 48 929 October 18, 2021 at 12:17 pm
    Thread: Woman raped while onlookers did nothing
Post: RE: Woman raped while onlookers did nothing

does their reluctance to hit anything tie in to a star wars reference. I guess the stormtroopers weren't that bad, just peaceniks.
tackattack News & Current Affairs 115 2236 October 18, 2021 at 12:05 pm
    Thread: A fair tax rate
Post: RE: A fair tax rate

I think gov't would be satisfied with 3% from everyone if everyone couldn't hide their wealth. I agree 100% with @arewethereyet that we have to start with closing the loopholes and adding transparency...
tackattack Off Topic 57 860 October 11, 2021 at 5:08 pm
    Thread: A fair tax rate
Post: RE: A fair tax rate

As long as the system taxes you for what you have, not what you do with it, there will always be haves and have nots and it will always be unfair. If there's just a problem axing the poor man then mak...
tackattack Off Topic 57 860 October 11, 2021 at 1:44 pm
    Thread: A fair tax rate
Post: RE: A fair tax rate

I'm open to changing my mind on it. I agree that a 15% on 30k/year is more impactful than 15% on 30k/week. However if we actually enforced a system holistically it could be easily reduced to 5%. If, i...
tackattack Off Topic 57 860 October 8, 2021 at 3:19 pm
    Thread: A fair tax rate
Post: RE: A fair tax rate

@Spongebob I wouldn't say it's more fair, just better because it's simpler. I believe rich people should pay their fair share, just like us. With the parejto distribution the way it is, they just have...
tackattack Off Topic 57 860 October 8, 2021 at 12:49 pm
    Thread: A fair tax rate
Post: RE: A fair tax rate

well taxes in the US are anything but fair or simple. I would personally be ok with a 15% flat tax for personal income without shelters. Not the variable, portioned mess we have today. I mean people w...
tackattack Off Topic 57 860 October 8, 2021 at 12:13 pm
    Thread: Noteworthy News
Post: RE: Noteworthy News

yeah people have been doing bad shit for a bit now. But this generation records it for all time and posterity. Getting shit faced and pranking your boss used to be something that could be done discree...
tackattack News & Current Affairs 1281 39300 October 8, 2021 at 10:36 am
    Thread: Are you in therapy?
Post: RE: Are you in therapy?

Dealing with the isolation of Covid, the isolation in a town where you're the minority belief, not being able to control your projection and emotional responses, all are great reasons to seek help. Kn...
tackattack Lifestyle & Personal Matters 49 955 October 8, 2021 at 10:34 am
    Thread: Noteworthy News
Post: RE: Noteworthy News

This generation will be renamed in the annals of history to be the regret generation for the cheer amount of cringe and regrettable posts to social media/tweets/ tik tocs/etc. it makes.
tackattack News & Current Affairs 1281 39300 October 8, 2021 at 10:20 am
    Thread: Somebody came up to me offering to pray for me today
Post: RE: Somebody came up to me offering to pray for me...

Just a little cherry on top of this old conversation. If you need prayer for something a lot of people will use that as an excuse to seem genuinely caring. Praying for someone doesn't absolve them fro...
tackattack Religion 57 3191 October 8, 2021 at 10:16 am
    Thread: Ethics of con artists
Post: RE: Ethics of con artists

So then why are certain cons accepted by society and others are offensive? Mentalists and magicians have been using the same tricks street cons and pickpockets do. What makes one acceptable and the ot...
tackattack Skepticism & Pseudoscience 26 430 October 8, 2021 at 9:47 am
    Thread: Is peaceful revolution possible?
Post: RE: Is peaceful revolution possible?

Yet satisfying peoples needs is part of every resolution to conflict I can ever think of. How can satisfying a need not be part of the goal of revolution? @BrianSoddingBoru4 ofc, it's not all we fig...
tackattack Politics 27 401 October 7, 2021 at 4:00 pm
    Thread: Ethics of con artists
Post: RE: Ethics of con artists

I'm not talking deceptive. I'm talking outright psychological tricks to make you think you're not being influenced. Isn't that the whole idea of a con, three card monte anyone? https://disruptiveadve...
tackattack Skepticism & Pseudoscience 26 430 October 7, 2021 at 3:55 pm
    Thread: Ethics of con artists
Post: RE: Ethics of con artists

(October 6, 2021 at 10:48 am)Spongebob Wrote: (October 6, 2021 at 10:17 am)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: Sorry, the use of ‘hesitate’ is simply an expression. Please take it to mean, ‘I wouldn’t call t...
tackattack Skepticism & Pseudoscience 26 430 October 7, 2021 at 3:09 pm
    Thread: Is peaceful revolution possible?
Post: RE: Is peaceful revolution possible?

It's not whether we fight, the OP was talking about how we fight. I do not think in my lifetime "world peace" will be achieved, doesn't mean it shouldn't be a goal. To answer the OP I think a peaceful...
tackattack Politics 27 401 October 7, 2021 at 2:53 pm
    Thread: Hellooooo there...
Post: RE: Hellooooo there...

Welcome
tackattack Introductions 15 276 October 7, 2021 at 1:24 pm