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From the Sam Harris forum
#31
RE: From the Sam Harris forum
Welcome from the UK. This is a very active forum with many regular posters representing a broad range of views on almost every topic. If you like Sam's forum, you'll like it here. Would you like a cup of tea?

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#32
RE: From the Sam Harris forum
(11th January 2017, 06:34)ApeNotKillApe Wrote: What a stupid asshole.

In that regard yeah, he dropped the ball big time. And I don't understand his fetish for Buddhism.

I agree with quite a lot of what he says on some other subjects though.
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#33
RE: From the Sam Harris forum
(11th January 2017, 06:43)robvalue Wrote:
(11th January 2017, 06:34)ApeNotKillApe Wrote: What a stupid asshole.

In that regard yeah, he dropped the ball big time. And I don't understand his fetish for Buddhism.

I agree with quite a lot of what he says on some other subjects though.

Oh sure, lots I agree with him on, he's also an entertaining speaker, enough that he could share a stage with Hitchens and not be a fifth wheel. I think his attempts to secularise what have long been thought of as 'spiritual' practices and ideals is a respectable endeavour, though don't think I've witnessed him talk on Buddhism.

Also welcome to the thing I guess
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#34
RE: From the Sam Harris forum
(11th January 2017, 06:20)robvalue Wrote: You may experience a period of adjustment, as you move from Sam's objective morality to our subjective morality. We employ mobs to tirelessly harass anyone who claims morality could be objective. We enforce a very strict code of ethics on everyone in this regard. Deviation is severely punished.

We're basically like Scientology, only with stricter rules and more harassment.
The fool hath said in his heart, There is a God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.
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#35
RE: From the Sam Harris forum
(10th January 2017, 21:55)jdrnd Wrote:
(10th January 2017, 21:53)SteelCurtain Wrote: Welcome

We're glad to have you. Hopefully you find some fun here.

I'm poking around some of the threads.
How many active regulars post here?
bold mine

Welcome.

If you expand your definition to include "irregulars" the number just explodes. Like into the dozens. It's mind blowing!
God(s) and religions are man made and the bane of humanity. 

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#36
RE: From the Sam Harris forum
(10th January 2017, 22:50)jdrnd Wrote:
(10th January 2017, 22:46)ignoramus Wrote: Sam Harris is the devil I tell ya!
No not the devil,
rather Sam Harris is really Ben Stiller.

Sam Harris is the real Ben Stiller and Ben Stiller is the fake Sam Harris.

Think on that one for too long and a wormhole will open up to another dimension where Christopher Hitchens is not only still alive but he is in fact Slash from Guns N' Roses.

Welcome

So yeah, I'm actually an actual turtle. If you disagree you get a parking ticket between your eye sockets. That's just standard procedure here.

(11th January 2017, 07:34)Alex K Wrote:
(11th January 2017, 06:20)robvalue Wrote: You may experience a period of adjustment, as you move from Sam's objective morality to our subjective morality. We employ mobs to tirelessly harass anyone who claims morality could be objective. We enforce a very strict code of ethics on everyone in this regard. Deviation is severely punished.

We're basically like Scientology, only with stricter rules and more harassment.

Also: random complementary buttsex.
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#37
RE: From the Sam Harris forum
I love Sam, but his Buddhism fetish has always bothered me. Outside that, he is spot on about his criticisms of both Islam and Christianity. Sometimes he gets a little too over protective of Israel. But also he was dead spot on in his condemnation of Trump.
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#38
RE: From the Sam Harris forum
Hey, welcome!
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#39
RE: From the Sam Harris forum
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 I'm actually an actual turtle.
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Okay,

I can converse with a turtle. 



uh, just one thing
I like mock turtle soup.

(11th January 2017, 10:23)RozKek Wrote: Hey, welcome!

Thank you
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#40
RE: From the Sam Harris forum
Well as long as it's mock turtle. No eating my brothers.
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