I suck at the "Kill em' with Kindness" thing

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I suck at the "Kill em' with Kindness" thing

Heya Gang... Havn't been around in a while... thought I'd share a little of my self-indulgent douche baggery, about a tiff I had on Facebook with a few Theists...

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jnyEk7TeLY


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If you want your beliefs

If you want your beliefs respected, get better beliefs

 

 


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Welcome back

 

 

 

                              Well done Rich, we miss you around here.  Now don't complain to us about being "so busy" cleaning up after Sandy,  no one here told you to go live on the Jersey shore; and don't bitch to us that the Jersey shore use to be 3 miles away but now its through your livingroom. Well boo hoo hoo, my maid tripped over my butlers big foot yesterday while trying to get into my limo, now shes sueing me for the cost of her hang nail repair, $10.23; like it was my big foot she tripped on.  See even I have problems, suck it up.

 

 

                              In spite of my problems I will be tuned into your podcast, tomorrow at  7:00 pm gang !!!!!!! that's eastern time zone!!!!!!

[unapologetic plug]

 

 

   

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It's good to see you back

It's good to see you back on here again Rich !

That was a great response video.


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Jeffrick

Jeffrick wrote:

                              In spite of my problems I will be tuned into your podcast, tomorrow at  7:00 pm gang !!!!!!! that's eastern time zone!!!!!!

[unapologetic plug]

http://www.unlearn.tv/

If you are going to do an unapologetic plug you should include the link Sticking out tongue

Or is streamed throughout the week for those of us who seem to always be doing something at 7 pm est on Tuesdays.

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Great vid!

Great vid!

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Cpt_pineapple wrote:If you

Cpt_pineapple wrote:

If you want your beliefs respected, get better beliefs

 

 

I hate the word "respect". Nothing deserves respect. I like to use the word "value". If what one says can be demonstrated then it should be valued. But the way the word "respect" is abused, it merely means "don't bruise my ego".

Human rights should be valued, not because people's claims should be valued, but because evolution tends to be more peaceful on average when we understand harm, not as a label thing, but something we all wish to avoid.

 

We increasingly are learning that cooperation vs violence, while both work in evolution, the more we lose the word "respect" and replace it with "value" of the ability to demonstrate something as credible, that can act as a filter and not set up taboos.

 

I value that which maximizes benefit and reduces harm. I do not "respect" claims even if I value human rights to make any claim an individual may want to make.

 

 

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Awesome video Rich. My only

Awesome video Rich. My only criticism is that I would say "I don't value your claims because the reality of the data seems to point to a selfish selective deadbeat" If we are to pretend such a character existed.

Nothing deserves respect, but the word respect is not a good word to use. It allows someone with an ego to be selfish and self centered.

I like the concept of valuing that which can be demonstrated beyond personal bias.

Your criticisms of this god are totally apt. Here is this idiot, sets up the game, then blames us for the suffering he doesn't have to allow. And then only selectively pays off some people who kiss his ass. It is no different than a dictator or mafia boss.

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Aw shucks... Thanks gang.

Aw shucks... Thanks gang. The truth is that I've missed this place...it's just been crazy around here....

I see that I no longer have my Silver membership... hmmm... maybe my credit card expired or something. we'll fix that.


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Nothing wrong with respect

Nothing wrong with respect as long as you always remember it must be earned.

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Vastet wrote:Nothing wrong

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Nothing wrong with respect as long as you always remember it must be earned.

If it were not the hollow over abused word it has become, I'd agree. But it is and to me it is a shell of what it should be. It is a meaningless word. Like I said, I value I don't respect. Prove to me something should be valued and I'll accept that position because it has merit.

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Hey Rich, gave your link to

Hey Rich, gave your link to the newest kitten barbecuer in my family. My little sister is going to watch it probably sometime today.

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HA! Brian... hope it didn't

HA! Brian... hope it didn't get you stabbed with a BBQ fork.