Category: Off Topic
|July 21, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, News, Off Topic|
At “Connecting,” O’Leary’s new media blog.
|June 19, 2014||Posted by News under Media, News, Off Topic|
When was the last time you sat down and read a whole book in sequence? Honestly?
|June 14, 2014||Posted by News under News, Off Topic|
The classic response is: Saturday the Fourteenth
|April 24, 2014||Posted by scordova under News, Off Topic|
α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→4)-D-glucopyranose α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→6)-D-glucopyranose This is your chance to talk Off Topic. Keep it civil please.
|March 30, 2014||Posted by scordova under News, Off Topic|
I’ve found it helpful to UD to post a thread where people can vent some of their off-topic ideas and thus keep off topics out of other threads. As long as you aren’t being confrontational and are family friendly, you are free to speak their mind. Here are my off Topics: “dogmatic opponents of design […]
|March 4, 2014||Posted by kairosfocus under Culture, News, Off Topic, Science, worldview issues/foundations and society, UD Newswatch highlights|
Preliminary thoughts are here, I have a very queasy feeling in my tummy over this one. For historical context, here is Wiki’s summary of developments coming out of the 1938 “Peace in our time” crisis of 1938, which began with German agitation over the claimed plight of the Sudeten Germans living under Czech rule — […]
|December 30, 2013||Posted by News under News, Off Topic|
and it might have been difficult or impossible to get near some of them anyway …
|December 26, 2013||Posted by scordova under Off Topic|
Some visit UD trying to get answers for their questions. To that effect, Jaceli123 and others have been fielding questions that maybe some of you can answer. I don’t have answers toJaceli123’s question about tails and jaws. Other than that, have at it. Here is my off-topic: Boxer George Forman became a Christian after a […]
|December 13, 2013||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, News, Off Topic|
In addition to possible corruption, much lab data is determined more subjectively than we might suppose.
|November 11, 2013||Posted by News under Off Topic|
The world’s best loved memorial poem, for the war dead was written on the fly by an officer in the Canadian Army medical corps in World War I (1914–1919)
|September 22, 2013||Posted by Barry Arrington under Off Topic|
There is a story about two men who were praying in the same place. One, burdened by the weight of his own sinfulness, would not even look up as he prayed. Instead, he fell to his knees and cried out in an anguished spirit, “Lord, have mercy on me, a sinner!” The other man was very religious, […]
9/11 Miracle — the story of Trinidadian Genelle Guzman-McMillan, last WTC 9/11 survivor to be pulled from the rubble
|September 13, 2013||Posted by kairosfocus under Culture, News, Off Topic, Religion, Science, worldview issues/foundations and society, Video|
Trinidadian Genelle Guzman-McMillan, the last WTC 9/11 survivor to be pulled from the rubble of the collapsed towers, has a story of miraculous survival, complete with her angel, Paul, who held her hand as she awaited rescue. In summary: [Genelle] was a Port Authority worker, working on the 64th floor of one of the WTC […]
Col. Rick Rescorla, the UK-born Vietnam Vet and Morgan-Stanley Dean-Witter security chief who predicted BOTH WTC attacks, and sacrificed his life saving 2,700+ others . . .
|September 12, 2013||Posted by kairosfocus under Culture, News, Off Topic, Video|
Today, let us reflect on Col. Rick Rescorla, the man who saw it coming TWICE, and then sacrificed his life saving over 2,700 lives on September 11, 2001: embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt I cannot but pause and show a video still of the Col on that fateful day as he rallied his people, bullhorn […]
|September 11, 2013||Posted by kairosfocus under Culture, News, Off Topic, Video|
CNN’s live footage that morning: embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt (More here.) END
|September 8, 2013||Posted by scordova under Off Topic|
Favorite atheist thinkers? Bertrand Russell, Nathaniel Branden, Fred Hoyle, Jack Trevors, TJ Rodgers. That said, have any of you met anyone who said, “once I stopped believing in God, I cleaned up my life and became a better person”? Yet I know of many who left their old life after becoming Christians. A pastor of […]
|September 8, 2013||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Media, News, Off Topic|
Security expert: I have resisted saying this up to now, and I am saddened to say it, but the US has proved to be an unethical steward of the internet.
|August 25, 2013||Posted by scordova under News, Off Topic|
One my scoundrel-hero-bankers of Wall Street, Goldman-Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein famously said: “we’re doing God’s work“, responding to criticism that his firm made huge profits from the demise of others and he paid himself fat bonuses. Well, in like manner “we’re doing God’s work” here at UD, benefiting from the demise of Darwinism. Novelists and […]
|August 20, 2013||Posted by scordova under News, Off Topic|
Since BA77 likes posting so many off topic comments on so many threads, and because others probably want to talk about off topics, I’m creating the first official off topic thread at UD just for off topic comments. YAY! Here is my off topic, my pastor tried to get the congregation to stick around for […]
|July 23, 2013||Posted by kairosfocus under Community/Personal, Off Topic||
After some hesitation, I think it best to cross-post the following from my personal blog; trusting that even the militant will realise that there are some things that rise above whatever animus motivates them: _________ >>Given the extreme hostility and bullying, “out”- and- intimidate tactics that too often are associated with today’s online skeptical community […]
|July 14, 2013||Posted by Barry Arrington under Off Topic|
We have a jury system not because jurors are are necessarily wiser, more educated, or innately smarter than the alternatives (judges, kings, standing tribunals, viziers, etc.). By and large they almost certainly are not. We have juries because they are safer for those of us without power (the 99%, to use a phrase that has become all too […]