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Who are your Heroes?

Zerosmelt
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10/7/2008 11:03:45 PM
Posted: 8 years ago
Artists, Athletes, Muscians,Politicians, Philosophers, Scientists ect...

In no particular order, mine are:

Hume
Spinoza
Steven Pinker
Olafur Eliasson
V.S. Ramachandran
Richard Dawkins
Ray Kurzweil
Sam Harris
James Turrell
Kubrick
Bethoven
Lou Reed
Mozart
Darwin
Socrates
Wayne Coyne
Wayne
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10/8/2008 1:32:57 AM
Posted: 8 years ago
i don't know many people, but i would choose sam harris and richard dawkins =]
To be or not to be... what kind of question is that?
scissorhands7
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10/8/2008 6:20:31 AM
Posted: 8 years ago
Captain Planet.

"The power is yours...Go Planet!"
I rock peas on my head, but don't call me a peahead, bees on my head but dont call me a beehead, bruce lees on my head but dont call me a lee head...
I hang out with an apple who loves self loathing....
Its my show I'm andy milonakis.
PoeJoe
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10/8/2008 7:01:44 AM
Posted: 8 years ago
Comedians: Geroge Carlin, Bill Maher
Writers: Ian McEwan, David Foster Wallace, Roger Ebert, P.J. O'Rourke

Short list, I know. Maybe I will come up with more later.
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Ragnar_Rahl
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10/8/2008 9:20:31 AM
Posted: 8 years ago
Ayn Rand
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Napoleon Bonaparte
John Brown
Francis Bacon
Aristotle
Whoever invented fire.
Norman Borlaug
It came to be at its height. It was commanded to command. It was a capital before its first stone was laid. It was a monument to the spirit of man.
Biowza
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10/9/2008 12:13:27 AM
Posted: 8 years ago
At 10/8/2008 3:10:28 AM, LR4N6FTW4EVA wrote:
It's on my profile, but to extend:

Voltaire
Leibniz
Socrates
Plato
Nietzche
God
and other people

lol, 'God'. I suppose you might as well, other people said Captain Planet and Spiderman.
Wayne
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10/9/2008 12:36:05 AM
Posted: 8 years ago
Captain Planet and Spiderman are def my heroes too =]

ah... my dear childhood memories ^^
To be or not to be... what kind of question is that?
LR4N6FTW4EVA
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10/9/2008 6:42:34 AM
Posted: 8 years ago
At 10/9/2008 12:13:27 AM, Biowza wrote:

lol, 'God'. I suppose you might as well, other people said Captain Planet and Spiderman.

God was sort of a joke...sort of.
Rezzealaux
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10/9/2008 7:21:30 AM
Posted: 8 years ago
You know I would, but most of my heroes are characters from anime or video games.
: If you weren't new here, you'd know not to feed me such attention. This is like an orgasm in my brain right now. *hehe, my name is in a title, hehe* (http://www.debate.org...)

Just in case I get into some BS with FREEDO again about how he's NOT a narcissist.

"The law is there to destroy evil under the constitutional government."
So... what's there to destroy evil inside of and above the constitutional government?
brittwaller
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10/9/2008 2:06:49 PM
Posted: 8 years ago
Hmmm. Most of mine will seem unoriginal now, but I guess that's how it goes.

Bertrand Russell
Daniel Dennett
Steven Pinker
Dawkins
Darwin
Diamond
Gould
Spinoza
Thomas Paine
Democritus
Socrates
Dionysius
Goethe
Augustus Caesar
Frederick II
Boethius
St. Augustine
St. Francis
Cicero
Socrates
Newton
Einstein
Hawking
and others as well....
Don't I take care of them all?
Ragnar_Rahl
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10/9/2008 2:14:03 PM
Posted: 8 years ago
You mentioned socrates twice Britt :D
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brittwaller
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10/9/2008 4:07:12 PM
Posted: 8 years ago
At 10/9/2008 2:14:03 PM, Ragnar_Rahl wrote:
You mentioned socrates twice Britt :D

lol I like him especially;)
Don't I take care of them all?
LR4N6FTW4EVA
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10/9/2008 4:27:09 PM
Posted: 8 years ago
At 10/9/2008 2:06:49 PM, brittwaller wrote:
Hmmm. Most of mine will seem unoriginal now, but I guess that's how it goes.

Bertrand Russell
Daniel Dennett
Steven Pinker
Dawkins
Darwin
Diamond
Gould
Spinoza
Thomas Paine
Democritus
Socrates
Dionysius
Goethe
Augustus Caesar
Frederick II
Boethius
St. Augustine
St. Francis
Cicero
Socrates
Newton
Einstein
Hawking
and others as well....

I concur with about three quarters of these.
Ragnar_Rahl
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10/9/2008 8:47:21 PM
Posted: 8 years ago
Will you still say that when a condom breaks with that girl in your physics class and she can't get an abortion because Ron Paul kept the federal government out of enforcing the 13th amendment, s0m31? :D
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Kleptin
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10/9/2008 8:58:25 PM
Posted: 8 years ago
At 10/9/2008 8:47:21 PM, Ragnar_Rahl wrote:
Will you still say that when a condom breaks with that girl in your physics class and she can't get an abortion because Ron Paul kept the federal government out of enforcing the 13th amendment, s0m31? :D

Why? It won't be his problem. Let the guy that's screwing her worry about it XD

j/k s0m31 :P
: At 5/2/2010 2:43:54 PM, innomen wrote:
It isn't about finding a theory, philosophy or doctrine and thinking it's the answer, but a practical application of one's experiences that is the answer.

: At 10/28/2010 2:40:07 PM, jharry wrote: I have already been given the greatest Gift that anyone could ever hope for [Life], I would consider myself selfish if I expected anything more.
Ragnar_Rahl
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10/21/2008 8:46:52 PM
Posted: 8 years ago
At 10/9/2008 8:58:25 PM, Kleptin wrote:
At 10/9/2008 8:47:21 PM, Ragnar_Rahl wrote:
Will you still say that when a condom breaks with that girl in your physics class and she can't get an abortion because Ron Paul kept the federal government out of enforcing the 13th amendment, s0m31? :D

Why? It won't be his problem. Let the guy that's screwing her worry about it XD

j/k s0m31 :P

Regardless of the j/k, that's just cruel :D.
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YYW
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7/6/2013 6:34:18 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 7/6/2013 12:09:00 PM, justin.graves wrote:
William Wilberforce
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
William Wallace

That's a pretty impressive list.
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RyuuKyuzo
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7/7/2013 11:13:03 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
Louie Simmons

Matt Kroc

I don't consider people I respect solely on an intellectual basis to be "heroes".
If you're reading this, you're awesome and you should feel awesome.