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by alan
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Contemporary threats to free speech
Replies: 584
Views: 27795

Re: Contemporary threats to free speech

Threats to free speech include those in power shutting down investigations, right?
https://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowit ... -innocence
by alan
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Americans will never give up their guns.
Replies: 196
Views: 8170

Re: Americans will never give up their guns.

If, by "Conservative Journalists" you actually mean "Sh*thead losers looking for attention, who have absolutely nothing of value to say, but, do, in fact, pollute the public discourse with their hatred and stupidity", well, then yes. I would agree.
by alan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.
Replies: 80
Views: 3146

Re: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.

What does it discuss?
by alan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: If you could ask the Buddha one question
Replies: 47
Views: 1526

Re: If you could ask the Buddha one question

#7, They get frustrated by the lack of intelligent responses.
by alan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: If you could ask the Buddha one question
Replies: 47
Views: 1526

Re: If you could ask the Buddha one question

Ok, then, I would ask why other teachers are wrong. Tell me everything wrong about them.
by alan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Americans will never give up their guns.
Replies: 196
Views: 8170

Re: Americans will never give up their guns.

You have missed many points.
by alan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.
Replies: 80
Views: 3146

Child Lama. I think it is ridiculous.

Tibetan tradition is not really Buddhism. Your opinion?
Edit: My first post had a wrong link. Sorry about that!

https://dharma-documentaries.net/lama-osel-hita
by alan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Why do Americans not have to announce which country they are from?
Replies: 137
Views: 4481

Re: Why do Americans not have to announce which country they are from?

Well we have that in common. Would you like to see some nice photos from there?
by alan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: If you could ask the Buddha one question
Replies: 47
Views: 1526

Re: If you could ask the Buddha one question

Why has this post been changed, and what the hell is the point of asking a question if you can not get a Yes or No answer?
by alan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: has the smartphone destroyed a generation
Replies: 38
Views: 1351

Re: has the smartphone destroyed a generation

Don't see how that addresses the point.
by alan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Americans will never give up their guns.
Replies: 196
Views: 8170

Re: Americans will never give up their guns.

Interesting article about how Americans have become so divided. Nothing about the wisdom of farmers, because that is just plain stupid, and irrelevant. It is a bit too long, and, like most written by scholars, equivocates more than it should. However, some very good points are made right up front. T...
by alan
Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Piya Tan
Replies: 17
Views: 1134

Re: Piya Tan

Weird old dude makes no sense.
by alan
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Trump's tough stance on Nth Korea appears to have worked
Replies: 26
Views: 788

Re: Trump's tough stance on Nth Korea appears to have worked

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Trump will get played.
They will appeal to his massive Ego.

God Dam Trump is such an easy read. He is a God Dam Fool.
by alan
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Americans will never give up their guns.
Replies: 196
Views: 8170

Re: Americans will never give up their guns.

Because smart people leave the countryside, where there is no opportunity to do anything useful. Smart people don't like to live around stupid people, so there is brain drain. That is why we have such a difference. No one who is intelligent and strives for a better life remains in a rural area. Ther...