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    Thread: All Hail the Second Amendment
Post: RE: All Hail the Second Amendment

We are so used to figures being thrown about, that I don't think people take proper notice of their relevance. However your last story Minimalist that I felt in an emotional way, Ouch!
jonb Politics 3795 567022 January 29, 2013 at 5:09 am
    Thread: God as the Centre of Everything
Post: RE: God as the Centre of Everything

I live in a relative universe, as such there is no before, or centre.
jonb Religion 57 10974 January 28, 2013 at 9:29 pm
    Thread: too rich?
Post: RE: too rich?

There is no perfect system, one can try to adapt a system to run more efficiently, But if a system has built into it parameters that cannot be altered then it is limited by those parameters. Governmen...
jonb Politics 144 33414 January 28, 2013 at 9:06 pm
    Thread: The Amazing Bottle Garden!
Post: RE: The Amazing Bottle Garden!

It still needs a certain amount of light and turning, so your options are still open Festive.
jonb Botany 4 4003 January 28, 2013 at 1:17 pm
    Thread: How to effectively critique New Age ideas?
Post: RE: How to effectively critique New Age ideas?

I have to disagree with you zone, because somebody has been a pratt for a long time does not mean they are better than somebody who has only been a pratt for a short while.
jonb Skepticism & Pseudoscience 43 9253 January 28, 2013 at 1:11 pm
    Thread: The Amazing Bottle Garden!
Post: RE: The Amazing Bottle Garden!

Thanks for posting that up creed, I heard him talking about it only the other week on the radio (Gardeners question time BBC R4), but I have not seen pictures, so thanks. On the radio he said he had ...
jonb Botany 4 4003 January 28, 2013 at 1:03 pm
    Thread: too rich?
Post: RE: too rich?

I am reminded of an old story, Of an explorer in the Amazon, who had taken with him some post cards of houses in Britain to explain the sort of society he came from. He was showing these pictures to t...
jonb Politics 144 33414 January 28, 2013 at 8:00 am
    Thread: too rich?
Post: RE: too rich?

It is obvious from reading this thread, there are a number of people like me that are resentful about the amount of wealth a very few people hold and feel that certainly a part of this should be used ...
jonb Politics 144 33414 January 27, 2013 at 9:51 am
    Thread: He's Back!
Post: RE: He's Back!

(January 26, 2013 at 7:42 am)fr0d0 Wrote: The end of time will be like Terry Pratchett says. There will be a 'pop', as the last lost sock disappears. Or something like that :) The end of time is now...
jonb Christianity 55 8750 January 27, 2013 at 12:34 am
    Thread: Confession time
Post: RE: Confession time

(January 26, 2013 at 11:25 pm)Faith No More Wrote: I haven't watched the show since this man was Dr. Who, and I have a hard time seeing anyone else as that character. [Image: http://news.bbc.co.uk/...
jonb Media 21 4007 January 27, 2013 at 12:23 am
    Thread: too rich?
Post: RE: too rich?

As I said the inequality pointed to in the Oxfam report provokes me, I have thoughts of removing some of that excess. In other posts I have made reference to how I feel that the inequality there is, ...
jonb Politics 144 33414 January 26, 2013 at 10:51 pm
    Thread: I have arrived...
Post: RE: I have arrived...

(January 26, 2013 at 6:32 am)downbeatplumb Wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDX7ecKp-vM Yes that as well down beat
jonb Introductions 22 3450 January 26, 2013 at 6:47 am
    Thread: Man is the Head of the House
Post: RE: Man is the Head of the House

Now I'm wondering if its this sort of mummy? [Image: http://content9.flixster.com/photo/11/41...07_ori.jpg]
jonb Christianity 59 17698 January 26, 2013 at 5:00 am
    Thread: Man is the Head of the House
Post: RE: Man is the Head of the House

I took Stues word for it that mummies know about that sort of thing. But now I notice that Stue is a male, I think I'm now thinking of the wrong sort of mummy. [Image: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_2LiwE...
jonb Christianity 59 17698 January 26, 2013 at 4:49 am
    Thread: too rich?
Post: RE: too rich?

OK Lilly I will try, I made a statement, without any reference to government, it was not about government, The statements parameters were that I was talking about 100 people their wealth and my react...
jonb Politics 144 33414 January 25, 2013 at 9:59 pm
    Thread: too rich?
Post: RE: too rich?

And others are capable of understanding. As for poor form like many atheists I am not here to prosthelytize.
jonb Politics 144 33414 January 25, 2013 at 8:28 pm
    Thread: too rich?
Post: RE: too rich?

(January 25, 2013 at 8:08 pm)Tiberius Wrote: I'm very clear that statements should be taken as a whole. My issue is with the meaning of the entire sentence, which depends upon the meaning of the wor...
jonb Politics 144 33414 January 25, 2013 at 8:13 pm
    Thread: too rich?
Post: RE: too rich?

I will not separate parts of a statement. The word functions as part of a whole. You may not like that, but it is how English works. It should be clear to you by now that is my position.
jonb Politics 144 33414 January 25, 2013 at 8:06 pm
    Thread: too rich?
Post: RE: too rich?

(January 25, 2013 at 7:10 pm)Shell B Wrote: So, you think that a 25% government tax involving the exchange of monies, not some tiresome abstract, should be imposed on the top 100 wealthiest people s...
jonb Politics 144 33414 January 25, 2013 at 7:46 pm
    Thread: too rich?
Post: RE: too rich?

(January 21, 2013 at 11:11 pm)jonb Wrote: Actually, it did shake me, I am aware of great wealth, but that it would only take a 25% tax on 100 people to end extreme poverty. We are not even talking ...
jonb Politics 144 33414 January 25, 2013 at 6:45 pm