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by Emma Woolgatherer
March 20th, 2008, 1:05 am
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Homeopathy
Replies: 1207
Views: 203413

Re: Homeopathy

Does anybody know anything about biodynamics being used in organic farming? Can you give me links to anything? What exactly did you want to know, Alan? According to the Biodynamic Agricultural Association , there were 120 biodynamic producers in the UK in 2004. In the same year there were about 3,9...
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 19th, 2008, 7:17 pm
Forum: Humanist Vegetarian Group
Topic: Milk
Replies: 44
Views: 4471

Re: Milk

While I might go part way to accept that vegetarianism is "not a coherent ethical stance" (see below) I consider it to be very much more than 'just a dietary choice' ----- as does the Vegetarian Society (on whose guidance I largely rely) ---- for a number of reasons. It is common in veggie circles ...
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 18th, 2008, 6:54 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Cheddar Gorge 4
Replies: 447
Views: 31893

Re: Cheddar Gorge 4

transcendentally,
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 18th, 2008, 6:48 pm
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Subsidize Methadone or force them to do 'Cold Turkey'?
Replies: 9
Views: 1793

Re: Subsidize Methadone or force them to do 'Cold Turkey'?

De-criminalise all currently illegal drugs ????? 4Fxake :angry: I'm all for the freedom of the individual in matters of choice and self determination, but can you imagine living in a country, town or village where everyone was off their heads, paranoid and suicidal because it had become 'normal'? N...
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 18th, 2008, 3:41 pm
Forum: Social Club
Topic: Quiz: What kind of atheist are you?
Replies: 26
Views: 4707

Re: Quiz: What kind of atheist are you?

Scientific Atheist 67%
Spiritual Atheist 33%
Agnostic 33%
Apathetic Atheist 17%
Angry Atheist 17%
Militant Atheist 0%
Theist 0%

But what is a spiritual atheist?
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 17th, 2008, 11:55 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The Alphabet Game
Replies: 3542
Views: 185165

Re: The Alphabet Game

Tricky one. Can I get away with:

Women on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown (Mujeres Al Borde De Un Ataque De Nervios , 1988, d. Pedro Almodóvar)?
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 17th, 2008, 11:43 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 19227
Views: 838371

Re: Word Association game

puzzle
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 17th, 2008, 3:29 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Cheddar Gorge 4
Replies: 447
Views: 31893

Re: Cheddar Gorge 4

left
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 17th, 2008, 2:25 am
Forum: Humanist Vegetarian Group
Topic: Milk
Replies: 44
Views: 4471

Re: Milk and ethics

My approach to ethics in general and to animal welfare in particular is based on guiding principles such as 1. Positive Utilitarianism: the greatest good involves promoting the greatest happiness of the greatest number (and at least trying to avoid promoting unhappiness ---- Negative Utilitarianism...
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 16th, 2008, 1:05 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The book title game
Replies: 1176
Views: 90125

Re: The book title game

Flicka, Ricka, Dicka, and the New Dotted Dresses, by Maj Lindman

:dance:
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 16th, 2008, 1:00 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The song title game
Replies: 2784
Views: 194551

Re: The song title game

'No strange delight' [---][/---] Roxy Music
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 16th, 2008, 12:56 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Film Title Game
Replies: 3725
Views: 247916

Re: Film Title Game

The Day After Tomorrow
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 15th, 2008, 10:53 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 19227
Views: 838371

Re: Word Association game

Plato
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 15th, 2008, 6:37 pm
Forum: Social Club
Topic: Live to Ride, Ride to Live
Replies: 225
Views: 25826

Re: Live to Ride, Ride to Live

Anyone fancy one of these?

http://www.enertiabike.com/
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 15th, 2008, 6:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: I don't want a funeral ceremony.
Replies: 21
Views: 27821

Re: I don't want a funeral ceremony.

I do agree, more or less, that a funeral is for the bereaved, not for the dead. But if a person has strong feelings about such things, I think it's helpful if they leave instructions about what they want to happen after they die. And even if they don't have strong feelings, maybe they ought to nomin...
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 15th, 2008, 12:20 pm
Forum: Humanist Vegetarian Group
Topic: Milk
Replies: 44
Views: 4471

Re: What animal products do you wear?

... There is a problem as people are used to milk just as they are used to meat ... Yes, and I should point out that it was much easier for me to give up dairy products than it is for the average person, because I never particularly liked the taste of milk, and I don't drink tea or coffee. I do app...
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 14th, 2008, 10:52 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The Alphabet Game
Replies: 3542
Views: 185165

Re: The Alphabet Game

Paso Doble
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 14th, 2008, 6:13 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Coffee or tea?
Replies: 1185
Views: 86801

Re: Coffee or tea?

Are you a gathering mushrooms (and other fungi) in the woods person or a play safe and buy them in the supermarket person? In general, I'm not confident enough to gather mushrooms in the woods. The only ones I'd recognise are ceps (porcini), and I confess I don't really like them. However, I pick p...
by Emma Woolgatherer
March 13th, 2008, 11:34 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The song title game
Replies: 2784
Views: 194551

Re: The song title game

'Never on a Sunday', by Manos Hadjidakis (sung by Nana Mouskouri, and others)