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    You've hit upon the real dilemma of "right to...

    But that costs more and in many cases makes it bigger.



    The real problem here is that the skilled person required to diagnose what has failed on the board will cost more to find and fix the...
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    It's not a question of whether or not something...

    It's not a question of whether or not something can be designed. Can you sell it at a profit which allows you to stay in business?

    The "two problems" thing is sort of a myth, except in the cases...
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    I guess that depends on what you call a racket....

    You could, but nobody would buy one. "Easy to rebuild an engine" is just not a good sales pitch in the 21st century.

    The gasoline engine that puffs away under the hood of a modern car is a 19th...
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    Is there anyone in this discussion who actually...

    Is there anyone in this discussion who actually believes in Young Earth Creation, or some variation of the Genesis story, or are we all projecting what we think a YEC proponent believes?
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    The core curriculum of YEC is based on someone...

    STILL doesn't explain why the plants all escaped when the fish did...

    And the creationist model absolutely requires a huge amount of the Earth's Crust was being churned during the 40 days. All...
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    You could, but nobody would buy one. "Easy to...

    You could, but nobody would buy one. "Easy to rebuild an engine" is just not a good sales pitch in the 21st century.

    The gasoline engine that puffs away under the hood of a modern car is a 19th...
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    I have met Creationists who insisted the...

    Note they say 6000 years.... never less than that.

    This video gives a good reason to add on 650 years:
    [video=youtube;VI1yRTC6kGE[/video]

    But top YECs are normally against that because it says...
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    I can't imagine any book of poetry making money...

    I don't know a lot of about Shakespeare, but presumably he had a major incentive to write in the way that he did: he made a living from it. His style that emerged might have been a consequence of...
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    Biblical literalists have spent the past three...

    Biblical literalists have spent the past three centuries struggling with plausibility. It was pretty tough when it became increasingly apparent the Earth was not the center of rotation of the solar...
  10. I've always had the impression that Australian...

    I've always had the impression that Australian politics is just UK politics with better weather.

    I've always been an advocate of free speech, at least the US version of free speech, the kind...
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    Unlike a lot of the people who comment on these...

    It's easy to explain why there is no geological or genetic evidence for the flood of Genesis. It never happened.

    Anyone who claims there is such evidence is either deluded or being disingenuous....
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    It's easy to explain why there is no geological...

    It's easy to explain why there is no geological or genetic evidence for the flood of Genesis. It never happened.

    Anyone who claims there is such evidence is either deluded or being disingenuous....
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    That's not actually normal, even if it may be...

    That's not actually normal, even if it may be common in your social circles.

    The "I can drink more than you can" competition is a rationalization which gives one an excuse to do something self...
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    One of the points often overlooked in these kinds...

    One of the points often overlooked in these kinds of discussions is that, one does not have to be a good Christian, to be a Christian.

    A divorced Christian can just shrug their shoulders and say,...
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    The oldest philosophical question is, and always...

    The oldest philosophical question is, and always has been, "What difference does it make?"

    The world we live in and the universe in which it resides, behaves in accordance with observed natural...
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    One of the legal concepts of western law is...

    One of the legal concepts of western law is "public good". Judges can and do consider the public good when interpreting a point of law. This is often the tipping point when a law or legal application...
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    What all those perennial candidates had in common...

    Apparently good sense doesn't apply to fiddle right and marching left.Williams Jennings Bryan, Gus Hall, and Norman Thomas come to mind. Professional candidates they for lost cause parties before...
  18. If sexual desire could be sated by masturbation,...

    If sexual desire could be sated by masturbation, whether aided by porn, or not, the human race would have gone extinct about the same time we evolved the opposable thumb. The idea that a...
  19. A perfect example of particular quality or type,...

    Ok.

    The dictionary disagrees.

    epitome
    [əˈpidəmē]
    NOUN
    (the epitome of)
    a person or thing that is a perfect example of a particular quality or type.
  20. Epitome means the average or midpoint, not the...

    Epitome means the average or midpoint, not the maximum.
  21. Yes, indeed. White people just don't get enough...

    I just want to be able to talk about white people positively.[/QUOTE]

    Yes, indeed. White people just don't get enough good press.
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    When the Out of Power Party, the OOPP faces the...

    When the Out of Power Party, the OOPP faces the incumbent President, they are faced with a stark choice. They can choose a candidate with a good chance of winning, assuming such a chance exists, or...
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    I was in Lowes this afternoon. A 2x4 construction...

    I was in Lowes this afternoon. A 2x4 construction stud which would have cost me about $4 a year ago, is now $13.82. There didn't seem to be a shortage of them and at that price, I'm was surprised to...
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    Why do you believe the police are telling the...

    Sure. There were some people who did something 100 years ago I hear.
    But that doesn't mean all the #BLM/Antifa violence is ok. Why is it that you leftists always engage in whataboutism when leftist...
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    Probably the best any can do is find the first...

    Probably the best any can do is find the first reference to the name hamburger, but like the sandwich, the concept of a sausage patty in a bun is pretty obvious to anyone who has a sausage patty and...
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