|Online:||2 Years Ago||Name:||Joseph Private|
|Updated:||4 Years Ago||Gender:||Male|
|Joined:||4 Years Ago||Birthday:||- Private -|
|President:||Not Saying||Email:||- Private -|
|Relationship:||In a Relationship||Income:||$75,000 to $100,000|
|Interested:||- Private -||Occupation:||Medical|
|Looking:||- Private -||Religion:||Atheist|
|About Me:||Rn Trauma/Flight Nurse . I an a Crew Chief on a Lifefight Heli. I also spent 5 years as an Army Korean translator and interrogator.|
|Activities:||Learning, about anything that grabs my interest above all else, but I have several favorite wastes of time, such as surfing the internets, reading, writing, theater, concerts, cinema, pop culture, politics, cooking, and gardening. I have a real love of cultures and languages (French and Korean, esp) other than my own, and when I am feeling self-absorbed, I like to introspect. Oh, and I almost forgot, I love to laugh. And debate.|
|Beliefs:||Secular Humanist, but do not pigeonhole me.|
|Books:||1984 by George Orwell, ATLAS, SHRUGGED by Ayn Rand, THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY by Douglas Adams, LAMB, by Chris Moore, THE LORD OF THE RINGS by J.R.R. Tolkien, STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND by Robert Heinlein, SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE by Kurt Vonnegut, THE STAND by Stephen King, SWAN'S SONG by Robert McCammon, HOW WE DIE by Sherwin Neuland, ENDER'S GAME by Orson Scott Card - and on and on and on...|
|Movies:||Star Wars (big time), Donnie Darko, Titanic, Saving Private Ryan, The Shawshank Redemption, Lord of The Rings, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Silence of the Lambs, Alien, Reservoir Dogs, Back to the Future, The Wizard of Oz, The Green Mile, Platoon, The Lion King, Judgment at Nuremberg, Stand by Me, Children of Men - and on and on and on.....|
|Music:||Kate Bush is a goddess, not far behind is Tori Amos and KT Tunstall. I prefer English and French alternative/singer-songwriters. Soundtracks when I am in the mood, and Madonna when in any mood. For some reason, not many male singers.|
|Quotes:||"All people have three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they are, and that which they think they are." - Alphonse Karr|
"To thine own self be true." - Shakespeare
"What lies behind us, and what lies before us,
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for."- Will Rogers
"Next to a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read". - Groucho Marx
"If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I'm the dictator." George W. Bush--Washington, D.C., Dec. 19, 2000
"You are not an adult emotionally until you can realize your own mortality" - Marlene Slavich
|TV Shows:||Ghost Whisperer (gets me every time, *snif) love the BBC, Amazing Race, Star Trek (all) Torchwood, Serenity, Doctor Who, Farscape, T:SCC, Merlin, Comedy Central, and CNN. Thank God for DVRs (and torrents)|
Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health, Graduate Class of 1999
Los Angeles, California, United States
University of California, Undergraduate Class of 1994
Berkeley, California, United States
Northshore High School, Class of 1989
Slidell, Louisiana, United States
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I will present my argument in the next round. If my opponent wishes to begin, please do - if not, pass it back to me and I shall begin....
I will start with the next round - I just want my opponent to be able to see the debate and agree on terms before we start. Bible - KJV Inerrant - without error. If DCB has any additions, or wants me to change something, I ask him to let me know now....
Resolved: The Law of Parsimony Favors Intelligent Design Over Alternative Theories. I would like to thank my opponent, JJmd280, for his enthusiasm in regards to debating this topic. For the sake of clarity I will briefly summarize the rule of parsimony and Intelligent Design, and then follow with my numerically listed points. The Rule of Parsimony: Essentially, the simplest theory wins. That is to say, the theory with the same explanatory power and least amount of assumptions is to be pref...
- Robot - A machine that resembles a human and does mechanical, routine tasks on command with artificial intelligence. - Revolution - an overthrow or repudiation and the thorough replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed. - Impossible - unable to be done, performed, effected, etc. A few ground rules: 1.Both sides must produce a minimum of 2 points on why they think 'A revolution by robots alone which overthrows the government is impossible'. Fail...
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|||Global Warming Exists||Pro|
|||Medicaid & Medicare||Pro|
|||National Health Care||Pro|
|||National Retail Sales Tax||N/O|
|||War in Afghanistan||Pro|
|||War on Terror||Pro|