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by Lucretius
December 27th, 2009, 9:38 pm
Forum: Humanism, secularism, freethought...
Topic: Do you have a biological child or children?
Replies: 37
Views: 3544

Re: Do you have a biological child or children?

I have no biological or non-biological children. lol
by Lucretius
November 23rd, 2009, 12:42 am
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: Favourite Quotes Thread
Replies: 139
Views: 21154

Re: Favourite Quotes Thread

We need the books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us. --Franz Kafka I don't do this work to change the w...
by Lucretius
October 16th, 2009, 11:27 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Coffee or tea?
Replies: 1185
Views: 82289

Re: Coffee or tea?

They know the score.

Plato or Aristotle?
by Lucretius
October 15th, 2009, 2:24 am
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: Favourite Quotes Thread
Replies: 139
Views: 21154

Re: Favourite Quotes Thread

"Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind." - Bertrand Russell. IIRC That comes from his autobiography, which i read over 20 years ago (so I may be wrong :D ). You may be...
by Lucretius
October 14th, 2009, 9:56 pm
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: Favourite Quotes Thread
Replies: 139
Views: 21154

Re: Favourite Quotes Thread

"Do not believe that he who seeks to comfort you lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life has much difficulty and sadness. . . . Were it otherwise he would never have been able to find those words.

- Rainer Maria Rilke.
by Lucretius
October 14th, 2009, 8:24 pm
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: Favourite Quotes Thread
Replies: 139
Views: 21154

Re: Favourite Quotes Thread

"Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind." - Bertrand Russell.
by Lucretius
October 14th, 2009, 8:22 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 69434

Re: The three-word-post game

In vino veritas.
by Lucretius
October 14th, 2009, 8:20 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Questions only game
Replies: 1256
Views: 67186

Re: Questions only game

Who misinformed you that evolution has stopped?
by Lucretius
October 14th, 2009, 6:40 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Questions only game
Replies: 1256
Views: 67186

Re: Questions only game

Does her milkshake bring all the boys to the yard?
by Lucretius
October 9th, 2009, 7:13 pm
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: Favourite Quotes Thread
Replies: 139
Views: 21154

Re: Favourite Quotes Thread

I like the George Eliot quote.
by Lucretius
October 9th, 2009, 8:23 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 19226
Views: 796397

Re: Word Association game

mouth rape (kiss)
by Lucretius
October 8th, 2009, 6:57 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Questions only game
Replies: 1256
Views: 67186

Re: Questions only game

More importantly, have you ever been struck by a smooth criminal?
by Lucretius
October 8th, 2009, 6:56 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Coffee or tea?
Replies: 1185
Views: 82289

Re: Coffee or tea?

Lucretius of atomistic fame.
by Lucretius
October 8th, 2009, 1:39 am
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: Favourite Quotes Thread
Replies: 139
Views: 21154

Re: Favourite Quotes Thread

I wouldn't say they are all humanist quotes but they are all quotes that stuck with me.
by Lucretius
October 8th, 2009, 1:32 am
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: The original book thread
Replies: 406
Views: 45465

Re: The original book thread

These two statements contradict one another. Either you have improvements, which are steps forward or you don't. Can't sit on the fence. No mention of abolition? Emancipation? They don't. He is arguing against viewing humanity as if it is moving morally forward like science does with scientific kno...
by Lucretius
October 8th, 2009, 1:27 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 19226
Views: 796397

Re: Word Association game

Sins
by Lucretius
October 7th, 2009, 11:37 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 19226
Views: 796397

Re: Word Association game

Blake
by Lucretius
October 7th, 2009, 11:37 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 69434

Re: The three-word-post game

Naa, if only.
by Lucretius
October 7th, 2009, 9:56 pm
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: Favourite Quotes Thread
Replies: 139
Views: 21154

Favourite Quotes Thread

Not sure if this has been done and I couldn't find any thread like it. Anyway I'll start us of with some. "If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil...
by Lucretius
October 7th, 2009, 9:49 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 69434

Re: The three-word-post game

ouch my head.