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Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 9 '11, 2:34pm
Replies: 128
Views: 3,602
Posted By Sarcastro
I hardly see how that's relevant. Since when does...

I hardly see how that's relevant. Since when does one have to be mad with grief in order to write satire? I honestly can't see where you're going with this. "A Modest Proposal" is considered one of...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 9 '11, 6:42am
Replies: 128
Views: 3,602
Posted By Sarcastro
Except I didn't do that at all. You specifically...

Except I didn't do that at all. You specifically implied that it was wrong for someone to believe that they or someone else would have been better off not being born. This was in reference to...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 8 '11, 11:22pm
Replies: 128
Views: 3,602
Posted By Sarcastro
I'm pretty sure I already explained to Morrigan...

I'm pretty sure I already explained to Morrigan that I was not in fact saying that. I know you obviously don't advocate rape, and I was arguing that you thus hold inconsistent beliefs.



But...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 8 '11, 12:09am
Replies: 128
Views: 3,602
Posted By Sarcastro
It's totally understandable, and I'm sorry I...

It's totally understandable, and I'm sorry I didn't make it more clear.



I wasn't really talking about that, though. I could talk plenty about abortion in general, but I'm honestly not that...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 7 '11, 11:30pm
Replies: 128
Views: 3,602
Posted By Sarcastro
Morrigan, I think you've misunderstood, and I...

Morrigan, I think you've misunderstood, and I certainly hope that VBB does not take it that way. The entire point of my post revolves around the fact that VBB is certainly not a rapist, and I assume...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 7 '11, 9:21pm
Replies: 128
Views: 3,602
Posted By Sarcastro
So you're implying that everyone is better off...

So you're implying that everyone is better off being born than not born? Care to take about a moment to think about the implications of that statement?

Any position that someone existing is better...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 12 '11, 7:57am
Replies: 82
Views: 2,710
Posted By Sarcastro
Okay, I know I'm a little late to the party and...

Okay, I know I'm a little late to the party and you've just agreed to end this tangent, but I just have to comment on this. Comparing the number of US casualties makes no sense in this case: one war...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 7 '11, 5:30am
Replies: 82
Views: 2,710
Posted By Sarcastro
I've never really understood this idea. It just...

I've never really understood this idea. It just seems so incredibly Americentric. Why do people act like the United States is the first country to do this and that they're sailing in uncharted...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 7 '11, 5:06am
Replies: 66
Views: 2,269
Posted By Sarcastro
Really? You were surprised to discover that a man...

Really? You were surprised to discover that a man whose most famous work is an apologia for genocide happens to be a right-wing nutjob?

Personally, I support boycotting Orson Scott Card's work as...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 18 '10, 4:40am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By Sarcastro
It's especially hilarious when you realise the...

It's especially hilarious when you realise the guy everybody pictures as Jesus is actually Cesare Borgia.

Seriously, though, I hope this guy isn't planning on becoming a trial lawyer or anything....
Forum: Games & Ads Nov 15 '10, 5:52pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,627
Posted By Sarcastro
Name: Mirovar Sandorus Gender: Male Role:...

Name: Mirovar Sandorus
Gender: Male
Role: Paladin of Havrek
Age 0: Mirovar Sandorus is born in the small city of Argalle, part of a loose confederation of city-states to the south and west of...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 10 '10, 4:03am
Replies: 215
Views: 7,386
Posted By Sarcastro
No, I don't seriously believe that all pastors...

No, I don't seriously believe that all pastors are evil people out for personal gain. Some certainly are, but most are probably just misguided people who are essentially good at heart (or as good as...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 9 '10, 8:47am
Replies: 215
Views: 7,386
Posted By Sarcastro
I think you might be mixing up your languages....

I think you might be mixing up your languages. "Pastor" only means "shepherd" in Latin. In English it really does mean "charlatan".

Okay, that was mean, but I hate this "No True Scotsman"...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 30 '10, 9:23pm
Replies: 257
Views: 7,794
Posted By Sarcastro
That is absolutely not an ad hominem. It's not an...

That is absolutely not an ad hominem. It's not an attack on you; it's explicitly an attack on your argument. I'm saying that your argument is confused on unclear. I'm sorry if that hurts your...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 30 '10, 8:30am
Replies: 257
Views: 7,794
Posted By Sarcastro
Well, no offense, but you're not making it very...

Well, no offense, but you're not making it very coherently. Or perhaps I'm just not understanding you well.



Maybe that's why we shouldn't legislate morality, then. At least not that kind of...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 29 '10, 8:24pm
Replies: 257
Views: 7,794
Posted By Sarcastro
But those are two different things. Do I really...

But those are two different things. Do I really need to give you obvious examples of the absurdity that believing what is legal and what is right are the same will result in? A lot of very, very...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 29 '10, 4:23am
Replies: 257
Views: 7,794
Posted By Sarcastro
Well, in the sense that judges, even the ones on...

Well, in the sense that judges, even the ones on the U.S. Supreme Court, are human and some of them *coughscaliacough* love to claim that they are strictly enforcing the constitution to the letter...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 28 '10, 2:53pm
Replies: 55
Views: 2,934
Posted By Sarcastro
The most dangerous thing in that article is the...

The most dangerous thing in that article is the poor journalism.

It's kind of sad that all those kids who clearly don't have any actual religious beliefs still end up believing in some nebulous...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 27 '10, 7:59pm
Replies: 257
Views: 7,794
Posted By Sarcastro
Really? This again? There are technical...

Really? This again?

There are technical details involving polygamy that I could understand people having qualms about. But can we please keep these ridiculous "it doesn't feel right" arguments out...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 22 '10, 2:03am
Replies: 257
Views: 7,794
Posted By Sarcastro
Sollister, what is the point of this bizarre song...

Sollister, what is the point of this bizarre song and dance routine you've got going? It doesn't matter. None of what you're talking about matters.

I like history - I find it to be a very...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 21 '10, 8:53am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,974
Posted By Sarcastro
Prince Charles supports several types of...

Prince Charles supports several types of so-called "alternative medicine". You are, of course, entitled to your opinion on whether or not "alternative medicine" has any validity (although obviously...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '10, 5:12pm
Replies: 257
Views: 7,794
Posted By Sarcastro
So you're not even pretending not to be a troll...

So you're not even pretending not to be a troll anymore, then? I just want to make sure before I waste my time refuting the same tired argument that's already been dealt with countless times, in this...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '10, 3:13pm
Replies: 257
Views: 7,794
Posted By Sarcastro
Actually, most of the fanatically religious...

Actually, most of the fanatically religious people in the United States are Protestants, so their priests actually do marry.

Not that it makes it any less of a mindbogglingly stupid argument, just...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '10, 1:19am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,974
Posted By Sarcastro
Well, I can't say anything about Australia, but I...

Well, I can't say anything about Australia, but I wouldn't be surprised if it's similar to Canada. I can't find any polls at the moment, but I recall reading previously (and personal anecdotal...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 19 '10, 8:18am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,974
Posted By Sarcastro
What, because struggling with mental illness...

What, because struggling with mental illness makes you a terrible person? I'm not really sure where you're going with this. :-\

Or do Americans just like to insult him in an effort to justify...
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