Bob Spence has passed away.

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Bob Spence has passed away.

 

Bob Spence passed away 1:45 pm Brisbane Australian time. He had a college degree in electrical engineering. He is survived by his brother Will and his wife Debbrah and his close friend Mike. Bob and I did a show on Freethought Radio "Did I Think That, Or Say it" where he was my co- host. Later he was one of 4 on a radio show here called "BJ's and BS". He was more of a straight guy, but everyso often he would come out of the blue with a zinger. 

Bob and I met back in 01, and talked justs about every single day on Skype up until his stroke. Bob taught me to not be afraid of debating theists. He lead me to a lot of authors books. He accepts me the way I am. Was always there for me, especially when my mom had health issues which made me very depressed. I love his stories about his travels which reminded me of Higgens on Magnum PI. He has tons of framed photographs he took on his travels. Really high quality like National Geographic or Smithsonian Museum quality. I shipped 3 of them back from Australia and they are  now haninging in my living room. At least I got to see him in person once. My only regret is that he never got to meet my mom in person. 

 

I love him so much, he is my best friend. 

 

The following is a link to an ode poem to Bob. It is about how he one day explained Dawkin's criticism of Plato in his book "The Greatest Show On Earth". I was having a hard time understanding Dawkins criticism so I passed it by Bob, and Bob explained it to me.  "The Murder of Essence" post #987 in the link below. 

http://www.rationalresponders.com/forum/31771?page=19

 

 

 

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 We're all dying....

 We're all dying....


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 Doesn't make it hurt less.

 

Doesn't make it hurt less. Yes it is part of nature. It still hurts when you are that close to someone, friend or family.

 

 

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If you think I'll have

If you think I'll have anything supportive to say think again. You and Bob burned those bridges.

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 Not expecting anything

 

Not expecting anything from you. Your capacity for empathy for others is underwhelming. 

 

Would you like to viify my late mother too, she loved him too.

 

Please show everyone your true nature. 

 

Bob is a very kind and gentle and decent man and just because he didn't agree with others here does not make him a bad person.

 

Thank you for taking the time to kick me right now. Not surprised though.

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My capacity for empathy is

My capacity for empathy is far beyond your own scum bag.

Your mom never attacked me unprovoked, I have no reason or justification to vilify her. You and Bob are hypocrite scum who have attacked me unprovoked, and I promised you you'd pay for it. Keep whining bitch. See if it makes any difference.

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Never really knew Bob. I

Never really knew Bob. I recall when he stoppped posting here. Some big blow up.

It is disappointing to here of his suffering and I hope he passes with out pain.

 


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 He passed away their

 

He passed away their daytime my overnight .  I love him so much. I am at a loss for words right now. 

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Vastet wrote:If you think

Vastet wrote:
If you think I'll have anything supportive to say think again. You and Bob burned those bridges.

I know, empathy only if there is a net benefit for yourself. Same formula used by capitalist pigs when deciding to do an economic transaction. But, I know I'm the sociopath for pointing this out.

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EXC wrote:Vastet wrote:If

EXC wrote:

Vastet wrote:
If you think I'll have anything supportive to say think again. You and Bob burned those bridges.

I know, empathy only if there is a net benefit for yourself. Same formula used by capitalist pigs when deciding to do an economic transaction. But, I know I'm the sociopath for pointing this out.

EXC is too stupid to understand empathy can be suspended for enemies of humanity like himself and Brian, indeeed it must be.

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