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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16245 on: June 25, 2013, 10:11:35 AM »
We are what we're supposed to be,
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« Reply #16246 on: June 25, 2013, 01:14:10 PM »
Sometimes I go to the "Who's Online" section.
And sometimes I see people viewing threads I started 10 years ago.
And sometimes I remember what I said in those threads.
And sometimes I cringe when I remember.
And sometimes that sometimes is right now.

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« Reply #16247 on: June 25, 2013, 02:33:57 PM »
If humans evolved from a primordial soup, then why is there still soup?

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« Reply #16248 on: June 25, 2013, 03:15:38 PM »
If humans evolved from a primordial soup, then why is there still soup?

In case we get hungry.
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« Reply #16249 on: June 25, 2013, 03:16:12 PM »
If humans evolved from a primordial soup, then why is there still soup?

In case we get hungry.

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« Reply #16250 on: June 25, 2013, 03:19:23 PM »
If humans evolved from a primordial soup, then why is there still soup?

So Andy could paint this:
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« Reply #16251 on: June 25, 2013, 03:20:13 PM »
If humans evolved from a primordial soup, then why is there still soup?

In case we get hungry.

Cannibal!

No meat in my soups.  (Except sometimes.)  :D
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16252 on: June 25, 2013, 04:35:18 PM »
I'm pretty sure Maroon 5 is the worst band ever.

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« Reply #16253 on: June 25, 2013, 04:50:58 PM »
I'm pretty sure Maroon 5 is the worst band ever.

And I probably unknowingly like one of their songs. I will have to google to see what their hits were.
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« Reply #16254 on: June 25, 2013, 05:15:40 PM »
I'm pretty sure Maroon 5 is the worst band ever.

Worst might be an exaggeration, but I would bet that they are in the running.
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« Reply #16255 on: June 25, 2013, 09:41:45 PM »
If humans evolved from a primordial soup, then why is there still soup?

So Andy could paint this:

Lol
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« Reply #16256 on: June 25, 2013, 09:41:45 PM »
I'm pretty sure Maroon 5 is the worst band ever.
They sold out pretty quick. I did like their flirtations with Talking Heads and Prince on their second album, then don't know what happened after that.

I liked that Sunday Morning song
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« Reply #16257 on: June 25, 2013, 10:39:21 PM »
Now that I sold my car I guess I need to get a bike to get to liturgy. That'll be fun in winter  ::)

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16258 on: June 26, 2013, 12:37:55 AM »
As of this morning, I have lost a grand total of twenty-eight pounds since January.

And I just finished the Couch to 5k program.

All you skinny people should have told me how good this feels.

Glory to God.
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« Reply #16259 on: June 26, 2013, 12:38:44 AM »
Now that I sold my car I guess I need to get a bike to get to liturgy. That'll be fun in winter  ::)
See my above post ;).
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« Reply #16260 on: June 26, 2013, 12:52:18 AM »
If humans evolved from a primordial soup, then why is there still soup?
This type of question is why they stopped saying we evolved from chimps and now say along side them.

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« Reply #16261 on: June 26, 2013, 12:53:50 AM »
Now that I sold my car I guess I need to get a bike to get to liturgy. That'll be fun in winter  ::)
Heated seat?

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« Reply #16262 on: June 26, 2013, 12:56:07 AM »
As of this morning, I have lost a grand total of twenty-eight pounds since January.

And I just finished the Couch to 5k program.

All you skinny people should have told me how good this feels.

Glory to God.
Fantastic!  Keep up the good work.

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« Reply #16263 on: June 26, 2013, 01:27:46 AM »
As of this morning, I have lost a grand total of twenty-eight pounds since January.

And I just finished the Couch to 5k program.

All you skinny people should have told me how good this feels.

Glory to God.

Haven't been skinny in 20 years, so I forgot how it feels, but good for you :)

See my above post ;).

Unfortunately I'm not sure that riding a bike to church once a week will help much.. but I'm willing to try!

This type of question is why they stopped saying we evolved from chimps and now say along side them.

Who told you that?  8)

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« Reply #16264 on: June 26, 2013, 01:34:23 AM »
Unfortunately I'm not sure that riding a bike to church once a week will help much.. but I'm willing to try!
Whenever you are sitting down and wasting away in front of a computer screen looking at Internet forums, just think "Hmmm, forums are useless, unlike bikes." ;D  ;D ;D
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« Reply #16265 on: June 26, 2013, 01:38:12 AM »
This type of question is why they stopped saying we evolved from chimps and now say along side them.

Who told you that?  8)
I remembered seeing something like that on Mental Floss, but I haven't cared enough to do research.

To be resumed tomorrow in the evolution thread.
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« Reply #16266 on: June 26, 2013, 02:25:00 AM »
Fwiw, so far as I understand it... through the mid-20th century people had this simplistic view of human evolution, in which there was one line of evolution that began with a primitive ape and eventually led to humans. What got them thinking in another direction is that they started to find bones from very different animals (some closer to human, some much further away) in the same strata and dated to the same time period. Once they realized that these animals coexisted they started to think that things were more like a tree or bush, than a single evolutionary path, not just for animals in general but even for the more recent human predecessors. As further evidence came in this tree/bush idea was proven to be correct. It didn't have anything to do with creationists asking things like "if we evolved from monkeys, then why are there still monkeys?"  Though such questions were what I was poking fun at in my soup statement of course.
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« Reply #16267 on: June 26, 2013, 02:34:18 AM »
Fwiw, so far as I understand it... through the mid-20th century people had this simplistic view of human evolution, in which there was one line of evolution that began with a primitive ape and eventually led to humans. What got them thinking in another direction is that they started to find bones from very different animals (some closer to human, some much further away) in the same strata and dated to the same time period. Once they realized that these animals coexisted they started to think that things were more like a tree or bush, than a single evolutionary path, not just for animals in general but even for the more recent human predecessors. As further evidence came in this tree/bush idea was proven to be correct. It didn't have anything to do with creationists asking things like "if we evolved from monkeys, then why are there still monkeys?"  Though such questions were what I was poking fun at in my soup statement of course.
Eh, the theory of evolution doesn't make much sense.  And the idea of evolution without a Creator makes absolutely no sense.

I'll pick Kent Hovind over Richard Dawkins.
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« Reply #16269 on: June 26, 2013, 03:24:10 AM »
My back hurts.

That's what happens when you start doing stuff you could do 20 years ago.

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« Reply #16270 on: June 26, 2013, 04:10:43 AM »
All you skinny people should have told me how good this feels.

It feels good even to us not-so-skinny people. ;)
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« Reply #16271 on: June 26, 2013, 12:27:37 PM »
saw on my FB feed this morning that DOMA was declared unconstitutional. i anticipate-with glee, the apocalyptic reactions

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« Reply #16272 on: June 26, 2013, 12:29:01 PM »
saw on my FB feed this morning that DOMA was declared unconstitutional. i anticipate-with glee, the apocalyptic reactions
seeing the collapse of one country wasn't enough for you?
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« Reply #16273 on: June 26, 2013, 01:06:26 PM »
saw on my FB feed this morning that DOMA was declared unconstitutional. i anticipate-with glee, the apocalyptic reactions
seeing the collapse of one country wasn't enough for you?
empires don't collapse for that no matter what moralists say . it's probably strengthening the empire, actually. and maybe, will -in a perverse way- provide rhetorical justifications for further meddling in far away places that haven't repelled their own doma's so to speak.  i say that from the left side. You underestimate and romanticize the  current system   if you think it can't adapt to things such as gay marriage. judging by how many corporations come out in support of it-those i see running their float at the Chicago GPP- probably someone has made some math and reached different conclusions. and one more thing, you'd be surprised how common it is among the boystown people to say "i'm fiscally conservative."

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« Reply #16274 on: June 26, 2013, 02:19:01 PM »
saw on my FB feed this morning that DOMA was declared unconstitutional. i anticipate-with glee, the apocalyptic reactions
seeing the collapse of one country wasn't enough for you?
empires don't collapse for that no matter what moralists say . it's probably strengthening the empire, actually. and maybe, will -in a perverse way- provide rhetorical justifications for further meddling in far away places that haven't repelled their own doma's so to speak.  i say that from the left side. You underestimate and romanticize the  current system   if you think it can't adapt to things such as gay marriage. judging by how many corporations come out in support of it-those i see running their float at the Chicago GPP- probably someone has made some math and reached different conclusions. and one more thing, you'd be surprised how common it is among the boystown people to say "i'm fiscally conservative."

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16275 on: June 26, 2013, 02:25:12 PM »
If humans evolved from a primordial soup, then why is there still soup?
This type of question is why they stopped saying we evolved from chimps and now say along side them.
"They" meaning the late Duane Gish's strawman?
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« Reply #16277 on: June 26, 2013, 05:16:59 PM »
I really wish I lived in Norway. The Monastery of St. Tryphon is celebrating the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul and they're being visited by georgian singers, a skilled byzantine chanter, and Athanasios Rakovalis, who is going to talk about Elder Paisios.
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« Reply #16278 on: June 26, 2013, 06:20:57 PM »
I've enjoyed Korea, but it's time to leave and my transportion keeps getting changed.  Time to twiddle fingers for another day.

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« Reply #16279 on: June 26, 2013, 06:21:32 PM »
I really wish I lived in Norway. The Monastery of St. Tryphon is celebrating the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul and they're being visited by georgian singers, a skilled byzantine chanter, and Athanasios Rakovalis, who is going to talk about Elder Paisios.
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« Reply #16280 on: June 26, 2013, 06:22:36 PM »
If humans evolved from a primordial soup, then why is there still soup?
This type of question is why they stopped saying we evolved from chimps and now say along side them.
"They" meaning the late Duane Gish's strawman?
No, evolutionists in general.

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« Reply #16281 on: June 26, 2013, 06:23:49 PM »
saw on my FB feed this morning that DOMA was declared unconstitutional. i anticipate-with glee, the apocalyptic reactions
seeing the collapse of one country wasn't enough for you?
Don't you realize by now that is not how they see it.  They see it as a birth of a new country.

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« Reply #16282 on: June 26, 2013, 07:11:43 PM »
When I was in elementary school there was this kid who picked on me, and my mom came to pick me up one day, and went up to the kid and told him to leave me alone. God I was so embarrassed. Actually there were several such kids who picked on me at various points, till I reinvented myself ftw. Sorry, what were we talking about?  8)

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« Reply #16283 on: June 27, 2013, 12:01:50 AM »
So, what is the Church's official position on listening to the Beach Boys' "God Only Knows"? :P
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« Reply #16284 on: June 27, 2013, 01:18:35 AM »
When I was in elementary school there was this kid who picked on me, and my mom came to pick me up one day, and went up to the kid and told him to leave me alone. God I was so embarrassed. Actually there were several such kids who picked on me at various points, till I reinvented myself ftw.

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« Reply #16286 on: June 27, 2013, 03:33:18 AM »
They taught me how to spell sophomore in my sophmore year.

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« Reply #16287 on: June 27, 2013, 03:46:15 AM »
It's a long story, but I find myself at about one in the morning looking up the US Cabinet.  Everything was fine, until I saw the picture of the Secretary of Interior, Secretary Jewell.  Is there something wrong, or is there a problem with the picture?

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« Reply #16288 on: June 27, 2013, 03:49:52 AM »
They taught me how to spell sophomore in my sophmore year.

A guy in my high school class ran for student president going into our junior year. The elections were held at the end of sophomore year. Anyways, the candidates put up information on the cafeteria wall. His had all of his many extracurricular activities, his academic prowess, et al. It said he was in the "sophmore" class. He was the only candidate to misspell it.

He's going to Harvard in the fall.
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« Reply #16289 on: June 27, 2013, 03:50:17 AM »
It's a long story, but I find myself at about one in the morning looking up the US Cabinet.  Everything was fine, until I saw the picture of the Secretary of Interior, Secretary Jewell.  Is there something wrong, or is there a problem with the picture?

I don't think so...  ???

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