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    03-21-2023, 08:22 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread liar in The Bilge
    Of course, there are lying politicians and media everywhere. Those who believe the media should not tell lies might be a little heartened by this...
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    03-21-2023, 07:46 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread liar in The Bilge
    How did that work? A minority of voters or a minority of those eligible to vote?
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    03-21-2023, 07:39 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Oh, here we go, yet another lift from the debating manual of whatever workshop you attended. Get over it David, the opposition to euthanasia has been...
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    03-21-2023, 05:12 PM
    I used to buy a lot of things direct from the US. Not now. Freight costs have become prohibitive but just the item costs have skyrocketed.
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    03-21-2023, 05:10 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread liar in The Bilge
    We expect it of politicians and much of the media these days, and in the past. So much of our societies is based on lies. Where does that come from?
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    03-21-2023, 04:39 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    I provided evidence and asked that you do the same. The history you linked to actually states that the Catholics were a main opponent. Everyone knows...
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    03-21-2023, 12:47 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Again with the insults? No, David - in the simplest language I can muster - I did not say that religion opposed it. I said that the opposition to...
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    03-21-2023, 12:34 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    No, I recommend that we develop laws only on a rational basis rather than on the basis of faith or superstition. Of course, in the case of most laws,...
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    03-20-2023, 09:06 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Kevin, euthanasia and abortion are pretty clear examples just in your own country. Banning of books is another, isn't it? But around the world,...
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    03-20-2023, 04:58 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Tom, is it really necessary at this point to say, again, that no one is suggesting that all or even most religious people cause these restrictions on...
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    03-20-2023, 04:43 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Religion's role in The Bilge
    Well, as an observer of Australian politics and society for, er, quite some time, I don't really need to use other sources. Choose to not believe me...
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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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