Tolstoy and belief

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Re: Tolstoy and belief

Postby Kenny » Wed May 11, 2016 12:05 pm

PaulSacramento wrote:
Kenny wrote:
PaulSacramento wrote:
Kenny wrote:
PaulSacramento wrote:You don't know who Tolstoy is ?

Was he a person incapable of being depressed?

Ken


Yes, yes he was.

What was it about him that made him incapable of becoming depressed?

Ken


He never visited this website and had to deal with skeptics that refuse to understand.
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Well that's too bad; if he had the poor soul probably wouldn't have been so depressed.

Ken

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Re: Tolstoy and belief

Postby Jac3510 » Wed May 11, 2016 1:19 pm

Oncologist: I'm sorry, ma'am, but your cancer is terminal.
Patient: Oh my, what a terribly depressing thing to say!
Oncologist: Yes, I know it's hard. Now, I do want you to know th--
Patient: You must be a very depressed individual.
Oncologist: I beg your pardon?
Patient: To say such terrible things, I mean. You must be very depressed person.
Oncologist: Giving someone this information isn't my favorite part, to be sure. Now, it is important that you und--
Patient: Information? What information? Please. This is clearly just you being depressed. A positive person would never say something so cruel.
Oncologist: . . .
Patient: I mean, really . . . what gives you the right to make such pronouncements? I have a psychologist friend I could refer you to. Call me if you decide you'd like to get your problem taken care of. (Patient storms out, self-satisfied that she is so much more of a positive and enlightened person than such negative, moody people as that supid oncologist.)
Proinsias wrote:I don't think you are hearing me. Preference for ice cream is a moral issue

And that, brothers and sisters, is the kind of foolishness you get people who insist on denying biblical theism. A good illustration of any as the length people will go to avoid acknowledging basic truths.

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Re: Tolstoy and belief

Postby PaulSacramento » Thu May 12, 2016 5:09 am

Jac3510 wrote:Oncologist: I'm sorry, ma'am, but your cancer is terminal.
Patient: Oh my, what a terribly depressing thing to say!
Oncologist: Yes, I know it's hard. Now, I do want you to know th--
Patient: You must be a very depressed individual.
Oncologist: I beg your pardon?
Patient: To say such terrible things, I mean. You must be very depressed person.
Oncologist: Giving someone this information isn't my favorite part, to be sure. Now, it is important that you und--
Patient: Information? What information? Please. This is clearly just you being depressed. A positive person would never say something so cruel.
Oncologist: . . .
Patient: I mean, really . . . what gives you the right to make such pronouncements? I have a psychologist friend I could refer you to. Call me if you decide you'd like to get your problem taken care of. (Patient storms out, self-satisfied that she is so much more of a positive and enlightened person than such negative, moody people as that supid oncologist.)


Classic. :clap:


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