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    Thread: Official live update of spread of COVID19
Post: RE: Official live update of spread of COVID19

(Yesterday at 2:13 pm)Spongebob Wrote: Now I'm hearing that some conservatives are claiming that liberals have been pushing vaccines to "trick" conservatives into rejecting them so that they will di...
HappySkeptic News & Current Affairs 1839 53561 Yesterday at 3:46 pm
    Thread: The latest billionaire space circle jerk.
Post: RE: The latest billionaire space circle jerk.

I enjoyed the Inspiration 4 mission. I find the idea that humanity may be starting to venture into space to be exciting.
HappySkeptic News & Current Affairs 16 125 Yesterday at 3:38 pm
    Thread: President Biden orders mass deportation of immigrants
Post: RE: President Biden orders mass deportation of imm...

Allowing illegal immigration is a political negative for all parties. The question is whether process is being done, and the law is being followed.
HappySkeptic News & Current Affairs 81 600 Yesterday at 2:44 pm
    Thread: Just the essentials or all the bells and whistles?
Post: RE: Just the essentials or all the bells and whist...

The difference between "good enough" and "nothing but the best" for me is about pride of ownership and enjoyment. If it is something I enjoy, I want the best. If it is something I just need for livi...
HappySkeptic Off Topic 40 339 September 17, 2021 at 11:35 am
    Thread: Atheism and the existence of peanut butter
Post: RE: Atheism and the existence of peanut butter

(September 17, 2021 at 9:28 am)Mister Agenda Wrote: (September 16, 2021 at 2:44 pm)Klorophyll Wrote: The no boundary proposal entails that the universe began to exist, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi...
HappySkeptic Atheism 251 4070 September 17, 2021 at 11:32 am
    Thread: Atheism and the existence of peanut butter
Post: RE: Atheism and the existence of peanut butter

FFS, Klorophyll, do you really think you've proved the existence of not only God, but a benevolent one at that? Here is a hypothesis: 1) There was a time when there was nothing. 2) At some time the ...
HappySkeptic Atheism 251 4070 September 16, 2021 at 3:28 pm
    Thread: The Atheist Forums Playlist
Post: RE: The Atheist Forums Playlist

(September 14, 2021 at 4:53 pm)Brian37 Wrote: Drummers amuse me the most. They are not singing for the most part, but their facial gyrations usually look like they are struggling to get over constip...
HappySkeptic The Arts 1945 209 September 16, 2021 at 2:38 pm
    Thread: Custom error message for stack overflow in C++
Post: RE: Custom error message for stack overflow in C++

(September 16, 2021 at 2:16 pm)FlatAssembler Wrote: What do you guys here think about using `?:` in lvalues, that is, on the left-hand-side of the assignment operator? I have added support for that ...
HappySkeptic Technology & Computing 54 850 September 16, 2021 at 2:22 pm
    Thread: Just the essentials or all the bells and whistles?
Post: RE: Just the essentials or all the bells and whist...

I prefer having a small amount of things that are the best.
HappySkeptic Off Topic 40 339 September 16, 2021 at 2:14 pm
    Thread: Scary claims of God's punishments
Post: RE: Scary claims of God's punishments

Karma and the caste system were terrible inventions of Hinduism. Buddhism improved karma, to mean a natural "effect of intention" rather than a judgment, but it was still a problem, as it still attri...
HappySkeptic Atheism 24 335 September 16, 2021 at 12:14 pm
    Thread: Covid 19 conspiracies dump
Post: RE: Covid 19 conspiracies dump

(September 15, 2021 at 4:11 pm)Fake Messiah Wrote: ...or, just switch to Faux News [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/prJYHd2t/Test.jpg] WTF?  I'm calling bullshit on this story.  If the girlfriend calls...
HappySkeptic Skepticism & Pseudoscience 122 1167 September 15, 2021 at 5:36 pm
    Thread: Atheists in church
Post: RE: Atheists in church

(September 15, 2021 at 11:32 am)Spongebob Wrote: I think UU counts as a religious community.  It is quite open and accepting but still based on religious tenets, at least ostensibly.  And no, Cathol...
HappySkeptic Atheism 49 605 September 15, 2021 at 5:32 pm
    Thread: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
Post: RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?

An interesting article on the evolution of consciousness.  It doesn't answer how consciousness works, but does try to explain how consciousness evolved and what it does for us. https://getpocket.com/...
HappySkeptic Philosophy 161 2673 September 15, 2021 at 4:22 pm
    Thread: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
Post: RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?

(September 12, 2021 at 10:47 am)The Grand Nudger Wrote: Information processers can consider all manner of things without possessing anything we'd call consciousness.  A pzombie can be subbed for any...
HappySkeptic Philosophy 161 2673 September 14, 2021 at 1:38 pm
    Thread: What are you all playing right now?
Post: RE: What are you all playing right now?

(September 11, 2021 at 3:17 pm)Jackalope Wrote: (September 11, 2021 at 10:24 am)Foxaire Wrote: It would be nice if they did a Dragon Age: Legendary Edition. I just noticed I have Dragon Age: Origi...
HappySkeptic Gaming 787 43408 September 13, 2021 at 7:16 pm
    Thread: Daily conspiracy
Post: RE: Daily conspiracy

(September 12, 2021 at 5:46 am)Fake Messiah Wrote: Donald Trump Jr. Says Father Could Reveal Intel About Aliens, Area 51 During Boxing Fight In an apparent effort to boost television ratings, Donal...
HappySkeptic Skepticism & Pseudoscience 708 1626 September 13, 2021 at 1:31 pm
    Thread: How much influence does he have?
Post: RE: How much influence does he have?

I can think of 3 possibilities God's will is done because of predestination. God's will is done because of intervention. God's will isn't necessarily done. I think the Church combines these in s...
HappySkeptic Christianity 32 520 September 13, 2021 at 10:51 am
    Thread: An infinite progress
Post: RE: An infinite progress

(September 9, 2021 at 2:25 pm)Ahriman Wrote: (September 9, 2021 at 9:54 am)Mister Agenda Wrote: A lot of Unitarian Universalists are atheists. I attend occasionally myself. Another example of athe...
HappySkeptic Atheism 185 2376 September 10, 2021 at 10:28 am
    Thread: Cryptocurrency in simple details.
Post: RE: Cryptocurrency in simple details.

(September 10, 2021 at 8:38 am)Spongebob Wrote: I want to say something that's a little off topic for this thread regarding US dollars.  Despite the relative good living standard that Americans have...
HappySkeptic Technology & Computing 49 650 September 10, 2021 at 10:21 am
    Thread: Covid 19 conspiracies dump
Post: RE: Official live update of spread of COVID19

Can we put Ronaldo in the Covid conspiracies dump thread? He clearly doesn't want to understand anything - he is here to peddle vaccine disinformation. That was his only reason to sign up in this fo...
HappySkeptic Skepticism & Pseudoscience 122 1167 September 10, 2021 at 10:12 am