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Re: A rational God and human suffering
« Reply #45 on: December 06, 2008, 08:53:11 PM »
You mean other than the neurological diseases associated with cannibalism?

Come now, that's irrational. Cannibalism only poses a problem if the carcass is unprocessed. Soylent Green is a protein wafer produced by highly refined processing techniques. No chance of disease transmission. Let's not live in the unenlightened ages. Thanks to science, the problem is solved.
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Re: A rational God and human suffering
« Reply #46 on: December 06, 2008, 09:27:56 PM »
Come now, that's irrational. Cannibalism only poses a problem if the carcass is unprocessed. Soylent Green is a protein wafer produced by highly refined processing techniques. No chance of disease transmission. Let's not live in the unenlightened ages. Thanks to science, the problem is solved.

I must say, I am curious...what science? I don't have any 'moral objections' to cannibalism only practical medical and political ones...I would actually appreciate it if you could remove my medical concerns...I believe I've said before that I'm willing to try anything once. ;)
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Re: A rational God and human suffering
« Reply #47 on: December 06, 2008, 09:39:52 PM »
I must say, I am curious...what science? I don't have any 'moral objections' to cannibalism only practical medical and political ones...I would actually appreciate it if you could remove my medical concerns...I believe I've said before that I'm willing to try anything once. ;)

Same principle as TVP (Textured Vegetable Protien):



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Re: A rational God and human suffering
« Reply #48 on: December 07, 2008, 01:22:20 AM »
Same principle as TVP (Textured Vegetable Protien):

So are you going to make people out of soy???
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Re: A rational God and human suffering
« Reply #49 on: December 07, 2008, 10:30:55 PM »
Same principle as TVP (Textured Vegetable Protien):

So are you going to make people out of soy???

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Re: A rational God and human suffering
« Reply #50 on: December 08, 2008, 12:51:46 PM »
I don't have any 'moral objections' to cannibalism only practical medical and political ones...

I dunno...perhaps that is because you are not the one being eaten?
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Re: A rational God and human suffering
« Reply #51 on: December 08, 2008, 12:53:44 PM »
I don't have any 'moral objections' to cannibalism only practical medical and political ones...

I dunno...perhaps that is because you are not the one being eaten?
Please explain how cannibalism is acceptable in your view.
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Re: A rational God and human suffering
« Reply #52 on: December 08, 2008, 12:58:26 PM »
Do you also salute with your palm showing?

Nope...just my middle finger.
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Re: A rational God and human suffering
« Reply #53 on: December 08, 2008, 01:21:20 PM »
Do you also salute with your palm showing?

Nope...just my middle finger.
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Re: A rational God and human suffering
« Reply #54 on: December 08, 2008, 01:30:31 PM »
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