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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2070 on: December 06, 2017, 04:23:35 PM »
Appropriate for a thread about converting to Christianity:

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2071 on: December 07, 2017, 05:24:15 PM »
I just need to find out how to say it in Slavonic!

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2072 on: December 13, 2017, 02:39:02 PM »
Are you going on a Geronda Tour or something?
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2073 on: December 18, 2017, 11:43:47 AM »
edit oops wrong thread
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2074 on: December 31, 2017, 06:37:23 AM »
We're not interested in writing a polemic against your praxis
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2075 on: January 13, 2018, 12:46:14 PM »
Emojis make my inner goddess explode.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2076 on: January 18, 2018, 01:40:39 AM »
I think there is hope for the Oriental Orthodox communion...
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2077 on: January 18, 2018, 01:55:51 AM »
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2078 on: January 19, 2018, 01:36:02 PM »
The first Brazilian priests and subdeacons of the Synod of Milan were ordained and married after less than one month...

lol, where did their wives come from? Was it a volunteer program?
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2079 on: January 19, 2018, 05:36:47 PM »
Now tell me, is Saint John Damascene on the side of Living Tradition or a slave of the immaculate novelty?
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2080 on: January 20, 2018, 02:45:12 PM »
One of these days you're going to turn your searing gaze inward, and boy is it going to end in a bloodbath.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2081 on: January 25, 2018, 09:10:37 PM »
For the second question you need to learn roamanian or you have to believe me.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2082 on: January 26, 2018, 12:28:14 AM »
For the second question you need to learn roamanian or you have to believe me.
Romanian can't be that hard.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2083 on: January 26, 2018, 07:07:53 PM »
I had a dream last night that I was visiting the Mongolian court in medieval times and that the ruler had a cross necklace and cross ring, since he was a Nestorian.
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« Reply #2084 on: January 26, 2018, 07:25:28 PM »
I had a dream last night that I was visiting the Mongolian court in medieval times and that the ruler had a cross necklace and cross ring, since he was a Nestorian.

“Do Androids Dream of Nestorian Khans?”
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« Reply #2085 on: January 26, 2018, 07:37:08 PM »
I had a dream last night that I was visiting the Mongolian court in medieval times and that the ruler had a cross necklace and cross ring, since he was a Nestorian.

“Do Androids Dream of Nestorian Khans?”

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2086 on: January 26, 2018, 07:43:50 PM »
Mean and makes me lose a certain amount of respect for the both of you. I don't endorse that post of Rakovsky's, but he doesn't deserve that kind of name calling, especially when calling someone a "robot" has autism-bashing connotations. Not that I think Rakovsky's autistic, but still.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2087 on: January 26, 2018, 07:49:09 PM »
Mean and makes me lose a certain amount of respect for the both of you. I don't endorse that post of Rakovsky's, but he doesn't deserve that kind of name calling, especially when calling someone a "robot" has autism-bashing connotations. Not that I think Rakovsky's autistic, but still.

Oh wow, we've found the Trad Catholic version of pasadi!
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2088 on: January 26, 2018, 07:51:16 PM »
Mean and makes me lose a certain amount of respect for the both of you. I don't endorse that post of Rakovsky's, but he doesn't deserve that kind of name calling, especially when calling someone a "robot" has autism-bashing connotations. Not that I think Rakovsky's autistic, but still.

Oh wow, we've found the Trad Catholic version of pasadi!

Is that the same thing? I was criticizing a fallacious argument style, not the person doing it.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2089 on: January 27, 2018, 02:05:07 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2090 on: January 28, 2018, 02:17:52 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2091 on: January 28, 2018, 04:44:57 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.

Ridiculing the LGBT community?
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2092 on: January 28, 2018, 04:48:01 PM »
I thought that was what everyone considered Fr. Andrew Louth...? ???

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2093 on: January 28, 2018, 07:03:12 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.

Ridiculing the LGBT community?

Why would you care if I was?

Somehow I doubt most of them would consider that ridicule, but if they did then I'd apologize.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2094 on: January 28, 2018, 07:35:00 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.

Ridiculing the LGBT community?

Why would you care if I was?

Somehow I doubt most of them would consider that ridicule, but if they did then I'd apologize.

They probably would.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2095 on: January 28, 2018, 08:50:28 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.

Ridiculing the LGBT community?

Why would you care if I was?

Somehow I doubt most of them would consider that ridicule, but if they did then I'd apologize.

They probably would.

+1

I agree with you, biro.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2096 on: January 28, 2018, 08:50:41 PM »
What do you think survival of the fittest actually means?
the egotism of the devil ?
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2097 on: January 28, 2018, 08:56:09 PM »
I'm not a gay.
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« Reply #2098 on: January 28, 2018, 09:26:53 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.

Ridiculing the LGBT community?

Why would you care if I was?

Somehow I doubt most of them would consider that ridicule, but if they did then I'd apologize.

They probably would.

+1

I agree with you, biro.

Ok. I apologize to any LGBT people reading this who I might have offended. That was not my intent.


There. You scored points off me, Mor. Congrats. Insert Citizen Kane clapping gif here.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2099 on: January 28, 2018, 09:35:15 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.

Ridiculing the LGBT community?

Why would you care if I was?

Somehow I doubt most of them would consider that ridicule, but if they did then I'd apologize.

They probably would.

+1

I agree with you, biro.

Ok. I apologize to any LGBT people reading this who I might have offended. That was not my intent.


There. You scored points off me, Mor. Congrats. Insert Citizen Kane clapping gif here.

If your apology was sincere, there would have been no reason to portray this as me scoring points off you.  It would be enough to admit your error without conditions or qualifications and move on.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2100 on: January 28, 2018, 09:51:47 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.

Ridiculing the LGBT community?

Why would you care if I was?

Somehow I doubt most of them would consider that ridicule, but if they did then I'd apologize.

They probably would.

+1

I agree with you, biro.

Ok. I apologize to any LGBT people reading this who I might have offended. That was not my intent.


There. You scored points off me, Mor. Congrats. Insert Citizen Kane clapping gif here.

If your apology was sincere, there would have been no reason to portray this as me scoring points off you.  It would be enough to admit your error without conditions or qualifications and move on.

Because you and I both know that the only reason you give a crap about my offending LGBT people is because you seem to enjoy pointing out the inconsistencies of others for some reason and because of what just happened up-thread.

Fine, I apologize unreservedly. It was a stupid, ill-considered joke.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2101 on: January 28, 2018, 11:18:43 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.

Ridiculing the LGBT community?

Why would you care if I was?

Somehow I doubt most of them would consider that ridicule, but if they did then I'd apologize.

They probably would.

+1

I agree with you, biro.

Ok. I apologize to any LGBT people reading this who I might have offended. That was not my intent.


There. You scored points off me, Mor. Congrats. Insert Citizen Kane clapping gif here.

If your apology was sincere, there would have been no reason to portray this as me scoring points off you.  It would be enough to admit your error without conditions or qualifications and move on.

Because you and I both know that the only reason you give a crap about my offending LGBT people is because you seem to enjoy pointing out the inconsistencies of others for some reason and because of what just happened up-thread.

Fine, I apologize unreservedly. It was a stupid, ill-considered joke.

^That's an apology.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2102 on: January 28, 2018, 11:53:34 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.

Ridiculing the LGBT community?

Why would you care if I was?

Somehow I doubt most of them would consider that ridicule, but if they did then I'd apologize.

They probably would.

+1

I agree with you, biro.

Ok. I apologize to any LGBT people reading this who I might have offended. That was not my intent.


There. You scored points off me, Mor. Congrats. Insert Citizen Kane clapping gif here.

If your apology was sincere, there would have been no reason to portray this as me scoring points off you.  It would be enough to admit your error without conditions or qualifications and move on.

Because you and I both know that the only reason you give a crap about my offending LGBT people is because you seem to enjoy pointing out the inconsistencies of others for some reason and because of what just happened up-thread.

Fine, I apologize unreservedly. It was a stupid, ill-considered joke.

^That's an apology.

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2103 on: January 28, 2018, 11:54:37 PM »
I'm still not gay enough for Cosmopolitans and Sex on the Beach's.
Maybe I'm gay enough for that right now.

Fabulouth.

Ridiculing the LGBT community?

Why would you care if I was?

Somehow I doubt most of them would consider that ridicule, but if they did then I'd apologize.

They probably would.

+1

I agree with you, biro.

Ok. I apologize to any LGBT people reading this who I might have offended. That was not my intent.


There. You scored points off me, Mor. Congrats. Insert Citizen Kane clapping gif here.

If your apology was sincere, there would have been no reason to portray this as me scoring points off you.  It would be enough to admit your error without conditions or qualifications and move on.

Because you and I both know that the only reason you give a crap about my offending LGBT people is because you seem to enjoy pointing out the inconsistencies of others for some reason and because of what just happened up-thread.

Fine, I apologize unreservedly. It was a stupid, ill-considered joke.

^That's an apology.

PtA, is that you?  :P ::)

No, but replying to posts with questions certainly makes me wonder about you.   :P ::)
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2104 on: January 28, 2018, 11:54:50 PM »
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« Reply #2105 on: January 31, 2018, 03:25:55 PM »
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2106 on: February 05, 2018, 05:22:33 PM »
I've seen modern atheist Epicureans try to dismiss the ancient Epicureans' theology as basically a front to stave off accusations of atheism and impiety and avoid persecution. They also point out that belief in these "gods" is not essential to the Epicurean ethical system. The latter point is probably valid but I get the sense the Epicureans were quite sincere in their belief.
Sounds like someone is projecting their essentially modern sentiments onto older philosophers. Everyone was a closet atheist for them. It's like Afrocentrism with fedoras.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2107 on: February 10, 2018, 11:15:49 PM »
My love, not unlike God's, warms and burns, depending on the state of the recipient.

Tris would have had something hilarious to say to this.  But in lieu of that, it will be immortalized here.   :laugh:
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2108 on: February 13, 2018, 12:55:32 AM »
My love, not unlike God's, warms and burns, depending on the state of the recipient.

Tris would have had something hilarious to say to this.  But in lieu of that, it will be immortalized here.   :laugh:

May Mor Ephrem live to regret it.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2109 on: February 13, 2018, 02:48:51 PM »
My love, not unlike God's, warms and burns, depending on the state of the recipient.

Tris would have had something hilarious to say to this.  But in lieu of that, it will be immortalized here.   :laugh:

May Mor Ephrem live to regret it.

Amen.
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« Reply #2110 on: February 16, 2018, 01:29:18 AM »
My love, not unlike God's, warms and burns, depending on the state of the recipient.

Tris would have had something hilarious to say to this.  But in lieu of that, it will be immortalized here.   :laugh:

May Mor Ephrem live to regret it.

Amen.

Only teasing.  ;)
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2111 on: February 17, 2018, 04:38:44 PM »
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2112 on: March 07, 2018, 02:02:01 PM »
[from the thread Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Visits Pope Tawadros II & the Coptic Cathedral]


Maybe he's visiting the cathedral to see if he can build a bigger one for us in his land :P  8) and then put Da Vinci's painting as an icon for veneration...

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2113 on: March 19, 2018, 02:50:16 PM »
God committed suicide after watching God's Not Dead 2.

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2114 on: March 21, 2018, 11:43:35 PM »
I think you can say ~ In the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit and post with charitable and prayerful intentions.