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    Thread: What do you know today that you didn't know yesterday?
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(September 24, 2022 at 7:01 am)The Valkyrie Wrote: (September 22, 2022 at 10:10 am)polymath257 Wrote: Assuming the domesticated primates manage to destroy themselves, I would put raccoons as the m...
polymath257 Off Topic 1812 37610 September 24, 2022 at 8:07 am
    Thread: What do you know today that you didn't know yesterday?
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(September 22, 2022 at 4:38 am)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: In a series of repeated tests, raccoons were able to open complex locks (‘complex’ meaning a lock requiring four or moves to open) in less tha...
polymath257 Off Topic 1812 37610 September 22, 2022 at 10:10 am
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
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(September 20, 2022 at 8:29 pm)Jehanne Wrote: (September 20, 2022 at 6:29 pm)polymath257 Wrote: In contrast, the basic axioms of mathematics are not in doubt (outside of a few specialists). The co...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 21, 2022 at 7:58 am
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
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(September 20, 2022 at 5:09 pm)R00tKiT Wrote: (September 20, 2022 at 5:01 pm)polymath257 Wrote: Exactly the characteristics of a fundamentalist: they think they have the one, true answer and nobod...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 20, 2022 at 6:29 pm
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
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(September 20, 2022 at 4:51 pm)R00tKiT Wrote: (September 20, 2022 at 4:46 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: Still harping on that discredited rubbish, I see.  Boru He's one of the best minds in the his...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 20, 2022 at 6:25 pm
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
Post: RE: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superi...

(September 20, 2022 at 4:44 pm)R00tKiT Wrote: (September 20, 2022 at 4:34 pm)The Grand Nudger Wrote: You say alot of stupid shit, the above is just another example of the same.  I think it's a sha...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 20, 2022 at 6:23 pm
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
Post: RE: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superi...

(September 20, 2022 at 1:33 pm)R00tKiT Wrote: (September 20, 2022 at 1:08 pm)polymath257 Wrote: Hmmm... the 'logical outcome' of Greek mathematics was something that needed to be changed. The Gree...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 20, 2022 at 5:01 pm
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
Post: RE: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superi...

(September 20, 2022 at 12:01 pm)Jehanne Wrote: (September 20, 2022 at 11:39 am)polymath257 Wrote: Well, there is no doubt about the Islamic aspects of the qibla and spherical trigonometry. There i...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 20, 2022 at 1:08 pm
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
Post: RE: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superi...

(September 19, 2022 at 2:11 pm)Jehanne Wrote: (September 19, 2022 at 1:51 pm)polymath257 Wrote: Again, not completely true. For example, spherical trigonometry was pushed forward by the problem of...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 20, 2022 at 11:39 am
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
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(September 18, 2022 at 9:48 pm)Jehanne Wrote: (September 18, 2022 at 9:27 pm)Angrboda Wrote: Exactly how does that make what I said not true? Intellectuals flourished in Islam not because of it, b...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 19, 2022 at 1:51 pm
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
Post: RE: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superi...

(September 19, 2022 at 10:08 am)Jehanne Wrote: (September 19, 2022 at 8:29 am)GUBU Wrote: The Mongols were no different than any other warlike people in those days, except for they were more effec...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 19, 2022 at 11:44 am
    Thread: What do you know today that you didn't know yesterday?
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(September 18, 2022 at 7:02 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: (September 18, 2022 at 6:21 pm)polymath257 Wrote: No, it is actually the case. It is typical, for example, to talk about the brightness of ...
polymath257 Off Topic 1812 37610 September 18, 2022 at 8:18 pm
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
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(September 18, 2022 at 7:34 pm)Angrboda Wrote: It's a laugh that ROt thinks that the religion which is trying to drag the world back to the 7th century actually brought us to a higher, more civilize...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 18, 2022 at 8:14 pm
    Thread: What do you know today that you didn't know yesterday?
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(September 18, 2022 at 5:35 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: (September 18, 2022 at 4:56 pm)Anomalocaris Wrote: in astronomy any electromagnetic energy emitted counts as brightness. That doesn’t appear...
polymath257 Off Topic 1812 37610 September 18, 2022 at 6:21 pm
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
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(September 18, 2022 at 5:35 pm)R00tKiT Wrote: (September 18, 2022 at 5:21 pm)Ahriman Wrote: Some are not. I'm not. Would you consider me higher or lower than other men? Nobody will say about thems...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 18, 2022 at 6:10 pm
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
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(September 18, 2022 at 5:11 pm)R00tKiT Wrote: (September 15, 2022 at 4:09 pm)The Grand Nudger Wrote: I think that I've only ever met one person who's love for life and positivity were as intrinsic...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 18, 2022 at 5:23 pm
    Thread: The shape of Earth
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(September 17, 2022 at 4:03 pm)h311inac311 Wrote: I think you mean seeing things with your own eyes and refusing to doubt your own experiences when in-adequate evidence is presented to the contrary....
polymath257 Physical Sciences 152 6184 September 17, 2022 at 7:55 pm
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
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(September 15, 2022 at 1:51 pm)R00tKiT Wrote: (September 15, 2022 at 8:28 am)Deesse23 Wrote: Disgusting. In any case utterly confused, thats the least i can conclude, giving him all the leeway i c...
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 16, 2022 at 8:56 am
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
Post: RE: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superi...

So..... Theism is better because it soothes your fragile ego when you fail to do anything useful and is an excuse for not being able to have an adult relationship?
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 15, 2022 at 11:06 am
    Thread: Even if theism is a failure, it's still superior to atheism
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(September 14, 2022 at 7:15 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: Have you ever met a woman? I only ask because you don’t seem to know much about them. Boru Nor men.
polymath257 Religion 260 4747 September 14, 2022 at 7:56 pm