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by MarathonMan
Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:05 am
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: The Ancient Art of Cowardice...Fight-Avoidance Techniques
Replies: 38
Views: 17146

Re: The Ancient Art of Cowardice...Fight-Avoidance Techniques

Eh? Have you been sniffing the toilet duck? Here's how it normally goes: Person A: X is true. Person B: How do you know? Person A: Because Person C said so. Person B: That's an argument from authority. What is wrong there? Also, I call troll. I should never have known what the Fallacy of the Argume...
by MarathonMan
Sun Sep 19, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: All Things FSM
Topic: All Lies FSM
Replies: 35
Views: 14570

Re: All Lies FSM

/// Maybe that is why we haven't had as much serious discussion as of late? Or of early for that matter. Truth be told, you don't WANT serious discussion. You folks are all about name-calling. "pooface" seems to be a favorite of this profoundly *intellectual* and *enlightened* bunch. Why ...
by MarathonMan
Sun Sep 19, 2010 8:49 am
Forum: All Things FSM
Topic: All Lies FSM
Replies: 35
Views: 14570

Re: All Lies FSM

I agree that a lot of the stuff here isn't "substantive." We haven't really had a good discussion in quite some time. There used to be much hotter debates when we were younger, trendier, and attracted more people on the opposite side of the debate. Of course, many of those discussion are ...
by MarathonMan
Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: All Things FSM
Topic: All Lies FSM
Replies: 35
Views: 14570

Re: All Lies and jest, still the man hears and disregards the re

OOH! A live one! In point of fact, ad hominem attacks are the sine qua non for atheists everywhere. Nice Latin salad dressing on a rather bland sweeping generalisation. Don't assert facts without supporting evidence. If you do, people will call you a pooface. What you so disingenuously call "s...
by MarathonMan
Thu Sep 16, 2010 1:39 pm
Forum: All Things FSM
Topic: All Lies FSM
Replies: 35
Views: 14570

All Lies FSM

I begin by citing only two of your rules: 3. NO ad hominem attacks. We address the qualities of the ideas discussed here, NOT the people expressing those ideas. 4. Posts should be substantive. Learn to use the quote function and edit function to ensure posts are clear and concise. See rule 5. In poi...
by MarathonMan
Thu Sep 16, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: The Ancient Art of Cowardice...Fight-Avoidance Techniques
Replies: 38
Views: 17146

Re: The Ancient Art of Cowardice...Fight-Avoidance Techniques

Arrogant Pretensions - pretending to be much, much smarter than your adversary is a favorite tactic of cowards. One of the many arrows in the oversize quiver of arrogant pretenders is name-calling. Why think much less debate when all you have to do is call the person you despise, and probably fear, ...

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