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    03-19-2023, 10:32 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Tom, everyone believes in good care for the dying, in a hospice or otherwise. But many people wish to end their lives rather than just wait for it to...
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    03-19-2023, 05:23 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Australians have been polled fairly regularly on this for at least 40 years. The results are very consistent - about 3:1 in favour.
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    03-19-2023, 01:59 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Laws against euthanasia are a classic example of religion preventing individual rights. Religious groups always lead those opposed to euthanasia and,...
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    03-18-2023, 06:00 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    We care for my ageing mother-in-law so a part of every evening is spent in an increasingly desperate attempt to find something on TV for her to watch...
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    03-16-2023, 09:18 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Derailing Safety in The Bilge
    I thought Dilbit got banned.
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    03-16-2023, 05:22 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Fox is toast in The Bilge
    All power to them. Newscorp is a stain in dire need of obliteration.
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    03-16-2023, 01:51 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Having a very bad day in The Bilge
    Hi John, really sorry you're going through this and I wish there might be something I could do that might help. All I can suggest is that you...
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    03-16-2023, 01:30 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Bosuns Chair on Steroids in The Bilge
    It's the guys pushing wheelbarrows full of concrete along I-beams that always impress me in those old photos.
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    03-16-2023, 01:15 AM
    The USA stands a really good chance of imploding within the next decade and the UK is set to break up not too long after that, possibly. The US has...
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    03-16-2023, 12:52 AM
    Then you'll be thrilled to hear that our government has just announced a $358B contribution to the US and UK MICs.
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    03-16-2023, 12:42 AM
    Yes, you must have gotten a bit tired of looking out from that headland! :)
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    03-15-2023, 01:35 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Memes andů in The Bilge
    Good question.
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    03-15-2023, 12:25 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Hmm, people who believe in miracles don't see that the rest of us, and they, have religion rammed down our throats. I'd have thought that's pretty...
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    03-14-2023, 12:53 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Why is Turkey in NATO? in The Bilge
    I suspect that the US and allies wanted Turkey to join for strategic advantage. I suspect that Turkey wanted to join to discourage any Russian...
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    03-14-2023, 12:39 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Why is Turkey in NATO? in The Bilge
    Do you have an atlas Osborne?
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    03-14-2023, 12:29 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Okay, for defenders of the faith, believers or not: What is an act of God? Are there any actual examples? I'm not asking for proof - that would be...
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    03-14-2023, 12:11 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Please show me where I'm "wrong again" by suggesting that you believe in miracles? Or should we assume that all posts here are about you? In fact, I...
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    03-13-2023, 11:49 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    The Catholic Church here: Opposes abortion. Refuses to ordain women. Refuses to accept gay marriage. Refuses to comply with mandatory reporting...
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    03-13-2023, 11:33 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Really Keith, do I have to respond to that again?
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    03-13-2023, 09:12 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Yes, plenty of bad logic has surfaced in this thread. But I'll leave the insults to you. Look, you guys always throw up your 'but what about us,...
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    03-13-2023, 06:02 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Any reasonable person would accept that. We do, in fact, have religious nonsense rammed down our throats constantly. Those who believe in miracles...
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    03-13-2023, 05:29 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    The showy miracle is essentially what your Bible is based on. Billions of people have stuck with religion based on lies about showy miracles,...
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    03-13-2023, 04:13 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Any would do but, at risk of making the same mistake twice, do you really not understand what I'm saying? I'm sorry but a few enlightenments in a...
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    03-13-2023, 04:11 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    I did. It's a mistake I've made before and should know better.
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    03-13-2023, 04:08 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    These discussions always go the same way. Someone has a rant about religious issues and the discussion spirals down to esoteric navel gazing. And the...
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    03-13-2023, 03:49 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    What examples are there of the "power of prayer" ever actually achieving anything? Now, let's be clear, I'm not suggesting there aren't any - how...
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    03-13-2023, 03:41 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    In fact I've said many times that if religion causes people to do good things then that's a good thing. Why do people keep twisting the truth here?...
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    03-12-2023, 10:09 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    I think presumed existence of a deity or at least some spiritual entity is pretty fundamental for the concept of religion. Of course a person can...
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    03-12-2023, 09:55 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Yes, one would.
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    03-12-2023, 09:51 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Yes, as long as hope, as opposed to giving up, actually leads to positive action being taken. But hope that exists without any action being taken is...
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