A Thought for the Day

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by shemp » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:36 am

Anyone who has walked on the Moon has the right to wear whatever they goddamn please!
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Bruce » Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:18 am

It's like he's daring people to say the moon landings were faked right to his face. :P
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by xouper » Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:22 am

Thought for the year:

"Don't let the old man in." — Clint Eastwood, two days before his 88th birthday.

Which inspired this song by Toby Keith:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yc5AWImplfE

Toby Keith Explains

See also: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=48681&p=939839#p939839

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Pyrrho » Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:52 am

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Witness » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:25 am

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for the coffin.

– H. L. MENCKEN, The Smart Set

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Re: A Thought for the Day

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Re: A Thought for the Day

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The past is the only dead thing that smells sweet.
– Cyril Connally, Journal and Memoir, 1983

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Grammatron » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:18 am

Pyrrho wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:52 am
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Oh I like that

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Doctor X » Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:46 am

Grammatron wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:18 am
Pyrrho wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:52 am
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Oh I like that
Bet it reminds you of My Mom!



No! Wait!




Fuck.

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:20 pm

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Doctor X » Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:53 am

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--J.D.
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"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:59 pm

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Doctor X » Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:26 pm

Why I do not believe in religion.

His death could not even stop the rise of Nickleback.

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Witness » Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:52 am

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.

– C.S. Lewis

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by shemp » Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:41 pm

Lewis was a Christian apologist. For him to make the statement above was pure hypocrisy. Christianity has been tormenting people for almost 2000 years.
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Witness » Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:35 pm

shemp wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:41 pm
Lewis was a Christian apologist. For him to make the statement above was pure hypocrisy. Christianity has been tormenting people for almost 2000 years.
You're probably right (haven't read him), but I found this explains nicely why – as I often put it – "the cockroaches always crawl back", even when swatted. :mrgreen:

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by gnome » Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:40 pm

The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated;
This seems a bit optimistic as well.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:06 pm

Lewis was a Christian apologist, but I'd still call him a great author.

Not as great as Graham Greene or Evelyn Waugh, both also ... etc
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Bruce » Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:48 am

When continents get old, do they become......incontinent?
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by sparks » Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:09 am

Only around the edges Bruce. Only around the edges.
You can lead them to knowledge, but you can't make them think.