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by Lareth
Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0774: "Atheists"
Replies: 1042
Views: 188041

Re: "Atheists" discussion (#774)

"I've never met a god who was both plausible and relevant." "When you can tell me what 'God' means I'll tell you what kind of atheist I am." "The only people who are above debate are those who think they already know the answer." Of course, some people speak without deb...
by Lareth
Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0709: "I Am"
Replies: 152
Views: 46873

Re: "I Am" Discussion

Or possibly Randall was trying to start a new meme. Just attach "And this is my counterpart, R2-D2" to the end of any self-introduction. "I am Connor MacLeod of the Clan MacLeod. I was born in 1518 in the village of Glennfinnan on the shores of Loch Shiel... And this is my counterpart...
by Lareth
Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0709: "I Am"
Replies: 152
Views: 46873

Re: "I Am" Discussion

I believe the reason some people are confused is that this strip is funny in a random "that was unexpected" kind of way, when XKCD is better known for the "Oh man that is so painfully true" kind of humor. Also, when XKCD makes a joke comparing two dissimilar things the punchline ...
by Lareth
Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientologists convicted of fraud
Replies: 126
Views: 10056

Re: Scientologists convicted of fraud

Fraud doesn't require that the fraudulent party gain anything. Only that the victim be harmed.
by Lareth
Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientologists convicted of fraud
Replies: 126
Views: 10056

Re: Scientologists convicted of fraud

Until they start offering up evidence for heaven, all large christian organizations are guilty of fraud. Until they start officially requiring that you pay money in order to get to heaven, you're guilty of being full of shit. "Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of...
by Lareth
Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientologists convicted of fraud
Replies: 126
Views: 10056

Re: Scientologists convicted of fraud

Merriam-Webster: Main Entry: fraud Pronunciation: \ˈfrȯd\ Function: noun Etymology: Middle English fraude, from Anglo-French, from Latin fraud-, fraus Date: 14th century 1 a : deceit, trickery; specifically : intentional perversion of truth in order to induce another to part with something of value ...
by Lareth
Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What would the future find interesting about us?
Replies: 36
Views: 3454

Re: What would the future find interesting about us?

"Despite what your religious leaders and/or politicians tell you, the internet was mostly porn from pretty much day one."

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