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Post by Ragnar » Sun Aug 14, 2005 10:19 am

Dragonfly Drummer,
From my philosophy classes I think you are probably getting nearer to the truth. But what is tru... NO NO; DO NOT START THAT ONE!

Kystar, glad you liked it.

Whats happened to every one by the way? It seems pretty quiet around here.
Is it good weather in trhe States, or something?

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Re: God is dead and no-one cares...

Post by Rain ForestMoon » Mon Aug 15, 2005 1:44 am

dragonflydrummer wrote:The only difference I can imagine, between a weak or a Strong atheist might be that the weak atheist is content to know that there is no God and leave it at that, while Strong atheist is driven to actively contend against Deists that in fact -- THERE IS NO GOD (!). Considering the level of oppression the monotheists foster in the world, this would show a marked difference in active involvement with one's disbelief.

Just my guess here... :albino:
I think you are spot on, here.

However, there is a looming problem: Before long we will be ear-bashed by fundamentalist atheists....

You see, I can tolerate just about anyone - but I have big problems with fundamentalists. And they come in all flavours: christian, islamic, hindu, secular (yes, they do exist, both on the right and the left). And now we can look forward to a new menace: fundamentalist ahteists.


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Post by dragonflydrummer » Mon Aug 15, 2005 7:35 am

Fundie atheists? My mind recoils at the concept. Sort of a 'back to the roots' concept of nothingness? Sartre is rolling over in his grave...

:P Ragnar -- Jeez - there's a whole McVicar clan in Caledonia. Are you saying their name really means...??? :lol:
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Post by Ragnar » Mon Aug 15, 2005 9:04 am

I claim the Fifth amendmant on that one. BUT... the evidence is there.

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Post by morgana » Mon Aug 15, 2005 1:26 pm

LOL I don't think you can plead the 5th if you aren't in the US Ragnar. ;)
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Post by Ragnar » Tue Aug 16, 2005 8:06 am

I am in the (ex) U.S sector of Berlin. Does that count?
If not I know where the Embassy is, I shall go and claim assylum straight away.

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Post by morgana » Tue Aug 16, 2005 12:58 pm

Lol, sure, I guess it counts. :lol:
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Post by Ragnar » Tue Aug 16, 2005 1:11 pm

You know, it took me ages to get those emotiocon things to work. NOW I've managed it by accident. Is there NO justice in this cruel, cruel world? :cry: :cry:

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Post by 2Crunchy » Tue Aug 16, 2005 2:49 pm

Ragnar wrote:You know, it took me ages to get those emotiocon things to work. NOW I've managed it by accident. Is there NO justice in this cruel, cruel world? :cry: :cry:
Those little viking icons are sneaky little buggers. I've noticed them slip in several times without an invitation. I swear I have nothing against vikings. :P
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Post by Ragnar » Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:49 pm

I should think not to!
Lovely people... Unless you wear brown sack cloth and hide gold under your stage.
Ahhh, "Vikings" are they? So why the horned helmets? Vikings NEVER had them. I thought they were bulls, or something.

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Post by dragonflydrummer » Wed Aug 17, 2005 6:22 am

:boulet: :jesors: :drink:

Mais non -- you silly English dogs --not zee Vikings-- zay are zee French -- Gauloise, non?

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Post by Ragnar » Wed Aug 17, 2005 8:16 am

Oh no! Does that mean we have to pay them farm subsidys?
Could explain why they allways turn up where they're not wanted.

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Post by 2Crunchy » Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:40 am

Since when do the French wear horned helmets and swill beer? Although they may sometimes be a shade of green, don't they usually sip wine?
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Post by Ragnar » Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:07 pm

Actualy, the only evidence we have of any horned helmets, came from the Franks. One was found in a grave.
Not as films show "Viking helmets", but two cones, one welded to each side.
I did do a lecture at Edinburgh uni regarding this. My theory is that when the Vikings went to visit Lindisfarne, the monks drew what they called "devils from the sea". Of course, to christians, devils have horns, and thats how the "war co-respondants" of the day illustrated the monks description.
Also what I find funny about Lindesfarne: When the Vikings first paid teir respects to the brothers, the mead was not ready. The Vikings asked politely, as is thier want, when the mead would be ready exactly. They were told 10 > 12 months 54 weeks later they returned and took the ready mead.

Talking of drink of course the French drink wine...French wine. THATS why they are green. So would you be after drinking cooking vinigar all your life.

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Post by dragonflydrummer » Wed Aug 17, 2005 3:01 pm

Ragnar writes:
Actually, the only evidence we have of any horned helmets, came from the Franks. One was found in a grave.
Not as films show "Viking helmets", but two cones, one welded to each side.
I'm seriously disappointed by this news Ragnar. ALL of my images of Vikings, let alone other migrating tribes in Europe involved horned helmets. Somehow life in the dark ages is just a little bit darker -- now that the veils of my illusions are rent asunder. No horns.

Well at least they had battle axes and hammers... (sigh).. I hope...

:aww: Tant pis! Poor Asterix!
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