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by alan
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.
Replies: 117
Views: 6046

Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

If you get nothing out of this post, yet now dig "Adam Ruins Everything", I will be happy. It's a cult show here in the U.S.
by alan
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Pretty pictures
Replies: 63
Views: 3563

Re: Pretty pictures

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Storm light on the Emerald Coast.
by alan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.
Replies: 117
Views: 6046

Re: Interesting conversation between Ezra Klein and Sam Harris.

Or, listen to it. You'll have to put up with those American accents. But it is worth your time.
by alan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.
Replies: 80
Views: 4201

Re: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.

Thank you for proving my point.
by alan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.
Replies: 117
Views: 6046

Re: Intersting conversation between Ezra Klein and Sam Harris.

Ok, how about this: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.
That might be better.
by alan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.
Replies: 117
Views: 6046

Re: Intersting conversation between Ezra Klein and Sam Harris.

Feel free to edit my title to make it more in line with what you want. Maybe then more people will be interested.
by alan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.
Replies: 117
Views: 6046

Re: Intersting conversation between Ezra Klein and Sam Harris.

If you click the link, you will see the topic. That is not so hard.
Unless, you are trying to avoid commenting on this.
by alan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.
Replies: 117
Views: 6046

Re: Intersting conversation between Ezra Klein and Sam Harris.

Well I guess you could determine that by the title of the article.
by alan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.
Replies: 80
Views: 4201

Re: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.

I'll stick with my original statement.
Anyone who can tell me why it is wrong (without misquoting), do so now.
by alan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.
Replies: 117
Views: 6046

Re: Intersting conversation between Ezra Klein and Sam Harris.

Apologize, my post came up twice. Deleted the second version. Carry on.
by alan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.
Replies: 117
Views: 6046

Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Right after 9/11, Sam Harris wrote book which caught my attention. Thought he was making a good point, and that he was now a leading American Intellectual. Since, then, though, he has declined, in my opinion. Maybe I was wrong about him? Sam Harris is still a very smart man. Not completely sure if h...
by alan
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.
Replies: 80
Views: 4201

Re: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.

Aslo, I did not deny rebirth. But nowhere did the Buddha say he could determine past lives with anything other than basic needs. And nowhere did he say there is a way to find a specific rebirth.
You should look up the term "inferential error" before accusing me.
by alan
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.
Replies: 80
Views: 4201

Re: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.

Upeksha: Both points you try to make are incorrect. You are inferring things that are not reasonable.
The example about the war in Sri Lanka, for instance, has no logic
by alan
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Criticism of Islam
Replies: 224
Views: 13154

Re: Criticism of Islam

God Dam disgrace. George Washington is crying.