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by Byblos
Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: Trump's European Trip
Replies: 18
Views: 204

Re: Trump's European Trip

Iran Syria Israel Healthcare Trade Welfare state Etc, etc, etc, etc .... What about them? Iran? He tried to bring them into the international community in hopes that it would have a moderating effect on their outlook and give them a reason not to try and build nuclear weapons. For some reason a lot...
by Byblos
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: Trump's European Trip
Replies: 18
Views: 204

Re: Trump's European Trip

edwardmurphy wrote:Ok, you guys seem pretty sure of yourselves. Can you explain to me why you think Obama was so far left? Which of his policies are we talking about? Please, be specific.


Iran
Syria
Israel
Healthcare
Trade
Welfare state
Etc, etc, etc, etc ....

Really? :shakehead:
by Byblos
Wed May 24, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: Manchester terrorist attack...
Replies: 88
Views: 781

Re: Manchester terrorist attack...

^
What are you talking about? The bombing in Manchester was perpetrated by a British-born, self-radicalized terrorist, not a refugee.
by Byblos
Mon May 15, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Questioning Non-belief
Topic: What does 'having faith' mean to you?
Replies: 48
Views: 800

Re: What does 'having faith' mean to you?

It stopped being reasonable the moment you mentioned subjectivity. Nothing to add after that, I'm good. Thanks kenny. Fair enough. But It’s a shame you couldn’t get past “subjectivity”; if you had and actually read the rest of what I wrote, with a desire to understand what I was saying, perhaps you...
by Byblos
Mon May 15, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Is being an atheist irrational?
Replies: 301
Views: 3991

Re: Is being an atheist irrational?

Rick: How do things like love, hate, the human mind, etc., fit into a materialistic universe? Yes, think of mankind's most extraordinary creations - works of art, music, mathematics, wondrous inventions of all kinds, theories to explore, all of these began in a non-physical reality of consciousness...
by Byblos
Fri May 05, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: Calling All Geeks: "How do I ... ?" Etc.
Replies: 17
Views: 341

Re: Calling All Geeks: "How do I ... ?" Etc.

Glad you found the solution because I still don't know where in Win 10 that little menu was stuffed. I feel your pain having been in a bind so many times and the instructions on where/how to fix DO NOT match up with what I'm seeing on my PC. I try not to let my kid find out because I'll get cute re...
by Byblos
Fri May 05, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: Calling All Geeks: "How do I ... ?" Etc.
Replies: 17
Views: 341

Re: Calling All Geeks: "How do I ... ?" Etc.

Philip wrote:But now my problem is, how am I going to keep blaming auto-correct for my errors? :roll:

Course, I've only solved the problem on my PC - not on my iPad - so... :mrgreen:


You're SOL there buddy. Like I said, I only deal with Android and Windows. Apple is just a fruit. :mrgreen:
by Byblos
Fri May 05, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Shroud of Turin - Summary of Evidence for its Authenticity
Replies: 213
Views: 3945

Re: Shroud of Turin

Fair enough. If the Shroud was manufactured in the 14th century, it should indeed be possible to demonstrate how, and I agree that this has not been satisfactorily achieved. But that is quite a far cry from proof that it cannot be, and must say I deprecate the triumphalism of those who claim that b...
by Byblos
Thu May 04, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Questioning Non-belief
Topic: What does 'having faith' mean to you?
Replies: 48
Views: 800

Re: What does 'having faith' mean to you?

And that one of Dawkins' favorite quotes that Ken used, i.e. "extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence". One of the most meaningless phrases ever uttered, a self-refuting contradiction requiring an extraordinary amount of evidence to support. Why do you consider it a meaningles...
by Byblos
Thu May 04, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Questioning Non-belief
Topic: What does 'having faith' mean to you?
Replies: 48
Views: 800

Re: What does 'having faith' mean to you?

Only that Byblos referenced him, and that Dawkins believes what he does - not on empirical evidence, but upon faith in unseen things. And that one of Dawkins' favorite quotes that Ken used, i.e. "extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence". One of the most meaningless phrases eve...
by Byblos
Thu May 04, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: Calling All Geeks: "How do I ... ?" Etc.
Replies: 17
Views: 341

Re: Calling All Geeks: "How do I ... ?" Etc.

For Windows 10, try this:

1. Settings
2. Devices
3. Typing (on the left side)
4. Turn off Autocorrect

(funny, my PC has autocorrect turned on but did not autocorrect the word 'autocorrect', only red underlined it :mrgreen: ).
by Byblos
Wed May 03, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: Questioning Non-belief
Topic: What does 'having faith' mean to you?
Replies: 48
Views: 800

Re: What does 'having faith' mean to you?

What does Richard Dawkins have to do with the price of tea in China? K Only that Byblos referenced him, and that Dawkins believes what he does - not on empirical evidence, but upon faith in unseen things. And that one of Dawkins' favorite quotes that Ken used, i.e. "extraordinary claims requir...
by Byblos
Tue May 02, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Questioning Non-belief
Topic: What does 'having faith' mean to you?
Replies: 48
Views: 800

Re: What does 'having faith' mean to you?

What does Richard Dawkins have to do with the price of tea in China? K Only that Byblos referenced him, and that Dawkins believes what he does - not on empirical evidence, but upon faith in unseen things. And that one of Dawkins' favorite quotes that Ken used, i.e. "extraordinary claims requir...
by Byblos
Mon May 01, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Rise in flat earthism
Replies: 24
Views: 354

Re: Rise in flat earthism

I've seen a number of people who claim to believe earth is flat on religious videos across youtube. This trend seems to be increasing, and others have noted too. Anyone know why? Flat earthers now claim to have members all around the globe. :pound: Not sure where I read that (recently) but I got a ...

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