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There is no point in trying to dialogue rationally with...

todiefor

TRIBE Promoter
someone who is clearly not rational. It's like bouncing a tennis ball of of a brick wall. The ball will never break through the wall, it'll only bounce back at you. Which if meant as a game can be fun but if you are actually trying to break through you're wasting your time and energy.
 

lok

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Jeremy
The more you talk about it and pay attention to it, the longer its going to last.

jeremy -ignore- jive
like the boogie man. or angels.

or faeries!
 

Harmonika

TRIBE Member
"Boooring, boooring...exterminate! exterminate!!" [TM - Johnny Rotten - Sid&Nancy)

Rational people are the wagon wheels of society who are bogged down in the mire, and completely hinder the rest of the vehicle from progressing down the road.

...that is, unless you decide to detach and turn the wagon into a bicycle. Personally, I prefer walking.

i.
 

Sunshyne Jones

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Sunshyne Jones
it's also useless to try and convince someone who thinks he can do no wrong, that he's wrong. (or she)
hm ... after reading a bunch of other threads on the board right now I have now realized that this thread may be about someone in particular ... wanted to say that my remark was actually a small vent re: my ex and nothing to do with posts on this board.

:)
 

Harmonika

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Jeffsus
You mean Christians?

-jM
A&D
Who's a Christian? Jeez, those people are a pain in the arse, for the better part.

You know what the Muslim rebels in Mindanao, in the Southern Philippines do to Christian Missionaries? They kidnap them, hold them hostage for a while, then they usually chop their heads off and leave them in a market stall to serve as a reminder that they're still around, armed to the teeth, and very, very dangerous.

For this, I commend them. After all, they're only defending what was rightfully theirs in the first place. They were the original inhabitants, and it wasn't until the godawful Spanish-war-mongering Catholics moved in that things started to go downhill.

So, they do what they have to to survive, since the Philippines governement has robbed them of almost everything they used to own. They possess the least inhabitable region in the country, have the lowest education rate, worst water and hydro system - their people for the better part live in abject poverty.

But, they still have their pride. And they don't allow themselves to get suckered by religion. 'Cuz they know that religion and SPIRITUALITY are two completely separate entities. Most people on our side of the planet don't have a fucking clue.

...shit, now what was my point again? something about cornflakes and an ocelot waiting in line for Guns-n-Roses tickets...

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Suedehead

TRIBE Member
"They kidnap them, hold them hostage for a while, then they usually chop their heads off and leave them in a market stall to serve as a reminder that they're still around, armed to the teeth, and very, very dangerous.

For this, I commend them. After all, they're only defending..."


I am shocked.

I may have complained about other members laughing at sensitive subjects involving death but this is simply unacceptable.

Even if you were being sarcastic this is completely innapropriate. Tough "internet skin" or not.
 

lok

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Harmonika


But, they still have their pride. And they don't allow themselves to get suckered by religion. 'Cuz they know that religion and SPIRITUALITY are two completely separate entities.
i.
Pride is a deadly sin.
 

Jeffsus

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Harmonika
You know what the Muslim rebels in Mindanao, in the Southern Philippines do to Christian Missionaries? They kidnap them, hold them hostage for a while, then they usually chop their heads off
That may very well be true, but what about the rebels in the northern Philippines? Have you ever stopped a while to consider what they might be up to?

For this, I commend them.
To commend or condemn. "We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dream."

They were the original inhabitants
The originals' predecessors are never happy with changing demographics.

So, they do what they have to to survive, since the Philippines governement has robbed them of almost everything they used to own.
It is in giving that we receive. The meak shall inherit the kingdom of heaven.

They possess the least inhabitable region in the country
The equivalence principle might suggest that any part of the universe is as inhabitable as any other part of the world.

Shouldn't " in-habitable" mean not-livable? What should uninhabitable mean?

And they don't allow themselves to get suckered by religion.
Only the weak of faith could even be suckered by religion.

'Cuz they know that religion and SPIRITUALITY are two completely separate entities.
Just like space and time.

Most people on our side of the planet don't have a fucking clue.
Let us rejoice that we are not one of them.

-jM
A&D
 

Harmonika

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Suedehead
"They kidnap them, hold them hostage for a while, then they usually chop their heads off and leave them in a market stall to serve as a reminder that they're still around, armed to the teeth, and very, very dangerous.

For this, I commend them. After all, they're only defending..."


I am shocked.

I may have complained about other members laughing at sensitive subjects involving death but this is simply unacceptable.

Even if you were being sarcastic this is completely innapropriate. Tough "internet skin" or not.
Get this - what is unacceptable to you, is completely acceptable to someone else. Thus the duality that exists everywhere in the Universe.

Myself, I'm actually pretty neutral most of the time - like Switzerland. But, if someone decided to attack my values and ethics, then I feel I have every right to defend myself. And you'll find that's a *very* difficult point to argue with - thus why have the capacity to debate, and if it comes down to it, to defend ourselves in a suitable manner.

My 'Net skin is as thick as a tortiseshell - maybe you need to toughen up a touch, ya think?

;)

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