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5/22/2013 11:20:28 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/22/2013 11:15:15 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
"Dan4reason good to meet you...
I must assume you are a JEW!!" -Dogknox

Even as a follower of St. Dogknox, this is absolutely hilarious.
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5/22/2013 11:31:41 PM
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5/22/2013 11:33:18 PM
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5/22/2013 11:33:59 PM
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At 5/22/2013 11:31:41 PM, thett3 wrote:
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5/23/2013 12:20:11 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
lol
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5/23/2013 1:41:22 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
well done, this was a fun read. XD
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5/23/2013 2:12:21 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
Trip down memory lane.

Many of these I remember reading back when I first joined.
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5/23/2013 9:40:37 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
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My excellent memory tells me I never said that.
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5/23/2013 9:46:05 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
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DetectableNinja wrote, "Ike, you consider more things violations of people's rights than myself. And that's saying something. PS: Could you quickly reconcile your liberalism with the fact that you want all airborne drugs illegalized? kthnx."

Korashk quoted that for a year with my name. Now, have a nice cup of coffee.
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5/23/2013 4:49:33 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
Made the list. And yes what I say is true. Some of the most inept, dumb azz people I have ever had the displeasure of meeting have had so called college degrees. That is also not to say that I have had the pleasure of meeting brilliant people who have degrees. The same goes for people who didn't go to college. Going through the motions doesn't mean you learned anything. It means you gamed the education system to get a degree without learning anything that would be useful in the real world.

Getting anything less than an A in college is a waste of everyone's time. College is for the academic elite not Joe jerk off who wants to party and meet chicks and eek by with sub par grades.
Beware of the people who are in your circle but are not in your corner.

And with the stroke of a pen people 18 to 21 who own a gun became criminals and public enemy #1 having committed no crime and having said nothing. Just like the Jews in Germany during WW2. Must be a weird feeling.

When I hear people crying and whining about their first world problems I think about the universe with everything in it and people in wheelchairs and all of their problems go away.
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5/23/2013 10:51:22 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/22/2013 11:15:15 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:

"Dan4reason good to meet you...
I must assume you are a JEW!!" -Dogknox


I can't stop laughing at this. It's one of those things where I laugh, think I'm fine, and then a few hours later start laughing again. This quote has made a deep impact on my life.
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5/25/2013 1:03:55 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/23/2013 4:49:33 PM, sadolite wrote:
Made the list. And yes what I say is true. Some of the most inept, dumb azz people I have ever had the displeasure of meeting have had so called college degrees. That is also not to say that I have had the pleasure of meeting brilliant people who have degrees. The same goes for people who didn't go to college. Going through the motions doesn't mean you learned anything. It means you gamed the education system to get a degree without learning anything that would be useful in the real world.

Getting anything less than an A in college is a waste of everyone's time. College is for the academic elite not Joe jerk off who wants to party and meet chicks and eek by with sub par grades.

See, that's the thing though; being educated is not synonymous with being smart. Being educated simply means that you have gone to school.
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5/25/2013 1:56:15 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
You had a section for funny quotes which was quite long, and yet you have none from brian_eggleston or imabench. Shame on you.
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5/25/2013 3:21:33 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/25/2013 1:56:15 PM, KingDebater wrote:
You had a section for funny quotes which was quite long, and yet you have none from brian_eggleston or imabench. Shame on you.

I wasn't aware that brian_eggleston was funny, but I thought the same thing about imabench.
"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact." - Carl Sagan

This is the response of the defenders of Sparta to the Commander of the Roman Army: "If you are a god, you will not hurt those who have never injured you. If you are a man, advance - you will find men equal to yourself. And women.
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5/26/2013 12:28:54 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
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5/26/2013 12:37:17 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/26/2013 12:28:54 PM, jh1234l wrote:
"...any athiest who is against another is guilty of treason" -devient.genie in response to a legitimate counter vote bomb I did.

HAHA that atheist solidarity
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5/26/2013 7:52:04 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/25/2013 1:03:55 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 5/23/2013 4:49:33 PM, sadolite wrote:
Made the list. And yes what I say is true. Some of the most inept, dumb azz people I have ever had the displeasure of meeting have had so called college degrees. That is also not to say that I have had the pleasure of meeting brilliant people who have degrees. The same goes for people who didn't go to college. Going through the motions doesn't mean you learned anything. It means you gamed the education system to get a degree without learning anything that would be useful in the real world.

Getting anything less than an A in college is a waste of everyone's time. College is for the academic elite not Joe jerk off who wants to party and meet chicks and eek by with sub par grades.

See, that's the thing though; being educated is not synonymous with being smart. Being educated simply means that you have gone to school.

"Being educated simply means that you have gone to school."

Then we need to change the definition of being educated.
Beware of the people who are in your circle but are not in your corner.

And with the stroke of a pen people 18 to 21 who own a gun became criminals and public enemy #1 having committed no crime and having said nothing. Just like the Jews in Germany during WW2. Must be a weird feeling.

When I hear people crying and whining about their first world problems I think about the universe with everything in it and people in wheelchairs and all of their problems go away.
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5/27/2013 7:45:09 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/26/2013 8:05:32 PM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/26/2013 7:52:04 PM, sadolite wrote:

Then we need to change the definition of being educated.

Why?

Because educated "implies" intellegence, commonsense and understanding. So if one is going to claim to be "educated", I as another individual should not have to waste my time with people who claim to have been "educated" but are as incompetent and useless as a bag of hammers with broken handles when it comes to the most basic aspects of reading, writing, math and common sense.
Beware of the people who are in your circle but are not in your corner.

And with the stroke of a pen people 18 to 21 who own a gun became criminals and public enemy #1 having committed no crime and having said nothing. Just like the Jews in Germany during WW2. Must be a weird feeling.

When I hear people crying and whining about their first world problems I think about the universe with everything in it and people in wheelchairs and all of their problems go away.
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5/27/2013 8:03:10 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/27/2013 7:45:09 AM, sadolite wrote:
At 5/26/2013 8:05:32 PM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/26/2013 7:52:04 PM, sadolite wrote:

Then we need to change the definition of being educated.

Why?

Because educated "implies" intellegence, commonsense and understanding.

No it doesn't. It implies that you've gone to school and passed.

So if one is going to claim to be "educated", I as another individual should not have to waste my time with people who claim to have been "educated" but are as incompetent and useless as a bag of hammers with broken handles when it comes to the most basic aspects of reading, writing, math and common sense.

Ok. Let's say you've redefined "educated." What's to stop those people from still claiming to be educated and forcing you to waste your time?
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5/27/2013 8:34:41 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/27/2013 8:03:10 AM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/27/2013 7:45:09 AM, sadolite wrote:
At 5/26/2013 8:05:32 PM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/26/2013 7:52:04 PM, sadolite wrote:

Then we need to change the definition of being educated.

Why?

Because educated "implies" intellegence, commonsense and understanding.

No it doesn't. It implies that you've gone to school and passed.

So if one is going to claim to be "educated", I as another individual should not have to waste my time with people who claim to have been "educated" but are as incompetent and useless as a bag of hammers with broken handles when it comes to the most basic aspects of reading, writing, math and common sense.

Ok. Let's say you've redefined "educated." What's to stop those people from still claiming to be educated and forcing you to waste your time?

That's easy, you have to pass a difficult test covering a vast array of subjects both physical and academic including your major. That's right, being able to manipulate objects is part of being educated. Very few people should have what it takes to get a college degree worth touting. If you don't have this near impossible document to get, then I have no problems with time wasting as it is implied that you are only partialy educated. Kinda funny that a guy with a GED would think this isn't it. But don't walk in all full of yourself and your degree and not even have a basic understanding of well, nothing.
Beware of the people who are in your circle but are not in your corner.

And with the stroke of a pen people 18 to 21 who own a gun became criminals and public enemy #1 having committed no crime and having said nothing. Just like the Jews in Germany during WW2. Must be a weird feeling.

When I hear people crying and whining about their first world problems I think about the universe with everything in it and people in wheelchairs and all of their problems go away.
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5/27/2013 12:28:27 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/27/2013 8:34:41 AM, sadolite wrote:
At 5/27/2013 8:03:10 AM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/27/2013 7:45:09 AM, sadolite wrote:
At 5/26/2013 8:05:32 PM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/26/2013 7:52:04 PM, sadolite wrote:

Then we need to change the definition of being educated.

Why?

Because educated "implies" intellegence, commonsense and understanding.

No it doesn't. It implies that you've gone to school and passed.

So if one is going to claim to be "educated", I as another individual should not have to waste my time with people who claim to have been "educated" but are as incompetent and useless as a bag of hammers with broken handles when it comes to the most basic aspects of reading, writing, math and common sense.

Ok. Let's say you've redefined "educated." What's to stop those people from still claiming to be educated and forcing you to waste your time?

That's easy, you have to pass a difficult test covering a vast array of subjects both physical and academic including your major. That's right, being able to manipulate objects is part of being educated. Very few people should have what it takes to get a college degree worth touting. If you don't have this near impossible document to get, then I have no problems with time wasting as it is implied that you are only partialy educated. Kinda funny that a guy with a GED would think this isn't it.

Not at all. I would say that this is a GED-quality level idea.

But don't walk in all full of yourself and your degree and not even have a basic understanding of well, nothing.
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5/27/2013 2:59:04 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/27/2013 12:28:27 PM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/27/2013 8:34:41 AM, sadolite wrote:
At 5/27/2013 8:03:10 AM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/27/2013 7:45:09 AM, sadolite wrote:
At 5/26/2013 8:05:32 PM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/26/2013 7:52:04 PM, sadolite wrote:

Then we need to change the definition of being educated.

Why?

Because educated "implies" intellegence, commonsense and understanding.

No it doesn't. It implies that you've gone to school and passed.

So if one is going to claim to be "educated", I as another individual should not have to waste my time with people who claim to have been "educated" but are as incompetent and useless as a bag of hammers with broken handles when it comes to the most basic aspects of reading, writing, math and common sense.

Ok. Let's say you've redefined "educated." What's to stop those people from still claiming to be educated and forcing you to waste your time?

That's easy, you have to pass a difficult test covering a vast array of subjects both physical and academic including your major. That's right, being able to manipulate objects is part of being educated. Very few people should have what it takes to get a college degree worth touting. If you don't have this near impossible document to get, then I have no problems with time wasting as it is implied that you are only partialy educated. Kinda funny that a guy with a GED would think this isn't it.

Not at all. I would say that this is a GED-quality level idea.

But don't walk in all full of yourself and your degree and not even have a basic understanding of well, nothing.

So give a degree to any joe jerk off that can get through by manipulation or dishonestly. Got it, great standards.

I never for once implied being superior. Those are your words. I as a person with no degree should not be able to compete with someone who has one. The fact that I can is an indictment of higher education and it's lowering of standards to such a level that it now teaches remedial reading, writing and math. Insulting me personally only shows a lack of anything worthy of discussion on the subject. I have met many people with degrees that were no better than the average person with a high school diploma. It is full hardy in my opinion to discriminate in interviewing people with no degree vs someone with. The only two professions that I can think of that would require a prerequisit of college is the legal profession and the medical doctor profession. All the rest, not so much.

Employers should have their own tests, to see if the people they plan to interview even have a clue about what it is they are supposedly going to be asked to do. I think employers would be astounded at the level of knowledge they are just throwing out the door by discriminating solely on the premise that a person did not go to college.
Beware of the people who are in your circle but are not in your corner.

And with the stroke of a pen people 18 to 21 who own a gun became criminals and public enemy #1 having committed no crime and having said nothing. Just like the Jews in Germany during WW2. Must be a weird feeling.

When I hear people crying and whining about their first world problems I think about the universe with everything in it and people in wheelchairs and all of their problems go away.
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5/27/2013 3:55:04 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/27/2013 2:59:04 PM, sadolite wrote:
At 5/27/2013 12:28:27 PM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/27/2013 8:34:41 AM, sadolite wrote:
At 5/27/2013 8:03:10 AM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/27/2013 7:45:09 AM, sadolite wrote:
At 5/26/2013 8:05:32 PM, drafterman wrote:
At 5/26/2013 7:52:04 PM, sadolite wrote:

Then we need to change the definition of being educated.

Why?

Because educated "implies" intellegence, commonsense and understanding.

No it doesn't. It implies that you've gone to school and passed.

So if one is going to claim to be "educated", I as another individual should not have to waste my time with people who claim to have been "educated" but are as incompetent and useless as a bag of hammers with broken handles when it comes to the most basic aspects of reading, writing, math and common sense.

Ok. Let's say you've redefined "educated." What's to stop those people from still claiming to be educated and forcing you to waste your time?

That's easy, you have to pass a difficult test covering a vast array of subjects both physical and academic including your major. That's right, being able to manipulate objects is part of being educated. Very few people should have what it takes to get a college degree worth touting. If you don't have this near impossible document to get, then I have no problems with time wasting as it is implied that you are only partialy educated. Kinda funny that a guy with a GED would think this isn't it.

Not at all. I would say that this is a GED-quality level idea.

But don't walk in all full of yourself and your degree and not even have a basic understanding of well, nothing.

So give a degree to any joe jerk off that can get through by manipulation or dishonestly. Got it, great standards.

I never for once implied being superior. Those are your words. I as a person with no degree should not be able to compete with someone who has one. The fact that I can is an indictment of higher education and it's lowering of standards to such a level that it now teaches remedial reading, writing and math. Insulting me personally only shows a lack of anything worthy of discussion on the subject. I have met many people with degrees that were no better than the average person with a high school diploma. It is full hardy in my opinion to discriminate in interviewing people with no degree vs someone with. The only two professions that I can think of that would require a prerequisit of college is the legal profession and the medical doctor profession. All the rest, not so much.

Employers should have their own tests, to see if the people they plan to interview even have a clue about what it is they are supposedly going to be asked to do. I think employers would be astounded at the level of knowledge they are just throwing out the door by discriminating solely on the premise that a person did not go to college.

So, what criteria do you think employers should use to weed through the hundreds, maybe even thousands, of resumes they receive as an application? Or do you think they should just give this test to all of these applicants? Or, how about this, we have a state regulated test, so that employers don't have to do it. Then we can have schools that teach people to pass these state regulated tests, so that employers know who to hire. Oh wait, that's college.......
"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact." - Carl Sagan

This is the response of the defenders of Sparta to the Commander of the Roman Army: "If you are a god, you will not hurt those who have never injured you. If you are a man, advance - you will find men equal to yourself. And women.
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5/27/2013 6:36:28 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/27/2013 2:59:04 PM, sadolite wrote:

That's easy, you have to pass a difficult test covering a vast array of subjects both physical and academic including your major. That's right, being able to manipulate objects is part of being educated. Very few people should have what it takes to get a college degree worth touting. If you don't have this near impossible document to get, then I have no problems with time wasting as it is implied that you are only partialy educated. Kinda funny that a guy with a GED would think this isn't it.

Not at all. I would say that this is a GED-quality level idea.

But don't walk in all full of yourself and your degree and not even have a basic understanding of well, nothing.

So give a degree to any joe jerk off that can get through by manipulation or dishonestly. Got it, great standards.

I don't see how your suggestion is immune to that.

I never for once implied being superior. Those are your words.

Actually you did. What else is "Kinda funny that a guy with a GED would think this isn't it" supposed to imply?

I as a person with no degree should not be able to compete with someone who has one. The fact that I can is an indictment of higher education and it's lowering of standards to such a level that it now teaches remedial reading, writing and math.

That certainly depends on the degree and the competition.

Insulting me personally only shows a lack of anything worthy of discussion on the subject.

You insulted yourself. Otherwise, why should anyone be surprised at your ideas?

I have met many people with degrees that were no better than the average person with a high school diploma. It is full hardy in my opinion to discriminate in interviewing people with no degree vs someone with. The only two professions that I can think of that would require a prerequisit of college is the legal profession and the medical doctor profession. All the rest, not so much.

Employers should have their own tests, to see if the people they plan to interview even have a clue about what it is they are supposedly going to be asked to do. I think employers would be astounded at the level of knowledge they are just throwing out the door by discriminating solely on the premise that a person did not go to college.

And I don't think they care about those diamonds in the rough. Any given employer probably gets more resumes than it can reasonably attend to, hence the need to narrow down. Yes, they are shutting the door people who are probably more experienced and capable, but that isn't because they believe those people don't exist, rather they don't think it is cost effective to wade through the amount of less-than-qualified candidates to find them.

So they narrow the playing field with a set of arbitrarily defined qualifications. Set aside education and let's look at experience. There are people with less years of on-hand experience that are more capable than people with more years of on-hand experience. Does that mean having a qualification related to years experience is fool hardy? No. It's about hedging your bets. With the overlapping requirements (experience, education, etc.) combined with a face-to-face interview, they are increasing the odds of getting someone good as compared with the cost to find them.

Then again, we're all just fooling ourselves. It's about who you know, not what you know.
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5/27/2013 6:59:38 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 5/27/2013 6:36:28 PM, drafterman wrote:

Then again, we're all just fooling ourselves. It's about who you know, not what you know.

In the context of this discussion this is just as relevant. College helps with networking.
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5/27/2013 7:01:52 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
why isn't there anything from anti atheist in their
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.

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