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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #5710 on: November 12, 2009, 11:53:07 AM »
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[...] The percentage saying the Bible is the actual, literal word of God has remained in a relatively narrow range between 27% and 35% across this time period (16 years), with the average being 31%. [...]
http://www.gallup.com/poll/27682/onethird-americans-believe-bible-literally-true.aspx

Whatever "literal" means.  I believe it is "literal", but that doesn't mean I believe it doesn't have contradictions.  I don't like the three options Gallup gave.  Pah.

The world was created in a week (no dinosaurs)...talking burning shrubbery...a wooden ship large enough to carry a pair of every animal in the world?
Literally...?
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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #5711 on: November 12, 2009, 12:38:55 PM »
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[...] The percentage saying the Bible is the actual, literal word of God has remained in a relatively narrow range between 27% and 35% across this time period (16 years), with the average being 31%. [...]
http://www.gallup.com/poll/27682/onethird-americans-believe-bible-literally-true.aspx

Whatever "literal" means.  I believe it is "literal", but that doesn't mean I believe it doesn't have contradictions.  I don't like the three options Gallup gave.  Pah.

The world was created in a week (no dinosaurs)...talking burning shrubbery...a wooden ship large enough to carry a pair of every animal in the world?
Literally...?

That would be traditional, not literal.  Literally, the Bible does not affirm a young earth, the voice came out of the bush, and the flood could be local.  Stupid traditionalists can't even read their own book...

Sorry.  I'll try to be nicer.

On a completely different note, I learned that I can change my Facebook language to "English-Pirate".  This has brought me great joy!
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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #5712 on: November 12, 2009, 03:15:09 PM »
I can write a lot, very quickly, when the pressure is on. 700 words in 15 minutes!

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #5713 on: November 12, 2009, 03:16:26 PM »
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[...] The percentage saying the Bible is the actual, literal word of God has remained in a relatively narrow range between 27% and 35% across this time period (16 years), with the average being 31%. [...]
http://www.gallup.com/poll/27682/onethird-americans-believe-bible-literally-true.aspx

Whatever "literal" means.  I believe it is "literal", but that doesn't mean I believe it doesn't have contradictions.  I don't like the three options Gallup gave.  Pah.

The world was created in a week (no dinosaurs)...talking burning shrubbery...a wooden ship large enough to carry a pair of every animal in the world?
Literally...?

That would be traditional, not literal.  Literally, the Bible does not affirm a young earth, the voice came out of the bush, and the flood could be local.  Stupid traditionalists can't even read their own book...

Sorry.  I'll try to be nicer.

On a completely different note, I learned that I can change my Facebook language to "English-Pirate".  This has brought me great joy!

Wow we'd gone almost 10 days without someone bashing religion.    I need to reset the counter back to zero
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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #5714 on: November 12, 2009, 03:40:14 PM »
I can write a lot, very quickly, when the pressure is on. 700 words in 15 minutes!

Wow. I need some of that talent to rub off on me right about now.
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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #5715 on: November 12, 2009, 03:41:06 PM »
It takes me longer to print than to type. 0 pages in 20 minutes!

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #5716 on: November 12, 2009, 04:10:08 PM »
the largest font size the boards go up to.

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #5717 on: November 12, 2009, 08:37:11 PM »
what the garage band program is and what it does.

You make some beats, I lay down some dank verses, we are good to go.

I'll take your lack of a response as a yes.

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #5718 on: November 12, 2009, 09:55:39 PM »
that the local blockbuster does not carry Spirited Away.  Not only that but the clerk behind the counter had never heard of it
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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #5719 on: November 12, 2009, 10:01:08 PM »
that the local blockbuster does not carry Spirited Away.  Not only that but the clerk behind the counter had never heard of it

 >:(  You should never go back there again.
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