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Realityhack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-09-09 09:43 AM
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14. Um... take up your argument with those who self identify as truthers. n/t
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  -Has it occurred to anyone yet that the term "truther" is no better than NoSheep  Sep-08-09 11:48 PM   #0 
  - it lumps together scientists & engineers who ask legit questions  szatmar666   Sep-09-09 12:54 AM   #1 
  - I think it's really damaging and seriously question the motives of anyone who uses  NoSheep   Sep-09-09 01:06 AM   #2 
  - Talk to the people in the 9/11 Truth Movement who self-apply.  Bolo Boffin   Sep-09-09 01:07 AM   #3 
  - It isn't sudden. I just don't argue about things I don't know about.  NoSheep   Sep-09-09 01:43 AM   #4 
     - discussing thermite is relevant  szatmar666   Sep-09-09 06:24 AM   #8 
        - What I mean here is I don't have to be an expert in this science to  NoSheep   Sep-09-09 10:16 AM   #15 
           - of course it's about more, just read TITLE 14 of the house bill  szatmar666   Sep-09-09 05:13 PM   #17 
              - Please don't get me wrong, but I didn't follow your segue there.  NoSheep   Sep-09-09 08:49 PM   #18 
                 - just as a quick summary  szatmar666   Sep-09-09 09:08 PM   #20 
                 - Well then I hope he's better than Jesus  jakeXT   Sep-10-09 03:07 PM   #30 
                 - LOL! this is funny, I mixed up my threads! sorry ;)  szatmar666   Sep-09-09 09:28 PM   #21 
                    - Oh, that's a relief. I knew I wasn't THAT out of it!!  NoSheep   Sep-10-09 09:46 AM   #28 
  - It would undermine the "good war"  jakeXT   Sep-09-09 02:52 AM   #5 
  - the war is propping up the Bush economy  szatmar666   Sep-09-09 07:10 AM   #9 
     - If Obama wanted to stimulate the MIC he could have kept the F22 alive  jakeXT   Sep-09-09 07:52 AM   #10 
        - I responded to this here  szatmar666   Sep-09-09 09:29 PM   #22 
  - I think a more interesting question is why the term  LARED   Sep-09-09 05:13 AM   #6 
  - It is almost always used in a derogatory fashion here. All words start as something...  NoSheep   Sep-09-09 08:51 AM   #11 
  - I think "truther" is indeed slanderous. But that isn't the skeptics fault.  Democracyinkind   Sep-09-09 06:19 AM   #7 
  - It is human, indeed. That does not make it agreeable to me.  NoSheep   Sep-09-09 08:53 AM   #12 
     - Well, you've got a point there. nt  Democracyinkind   Sep-09-09 09:00 AM   #13 
  - Um... take up your argument with those who self identify as truthers. n/t  Realityhack   Sep-09-09 09:43 AM   #14 
  - So you want discussion and not random abuse thrown around?  Ohio Joe   Sep-09-09 11:40 AM   #16 
  - I want discussion with people who aren't just here to disrupt. But you knew  NoSheep   Sep-09-09 08:58 PM   #19 
     - If you think there are disruptors here, you are supposed to alert the moderators.  Bolo Boffin   Sep-09-09 10:16 PM   #23 
     - It's pretty clear who they are.  NoSheep   Sep-10-09 09:00 AM   #26 
        - Then alert on them or shut the fuck up. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Sep-10-09 09:49 PM   #35 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-11-09 09:40 AM   #37 
           - My name is not Bobo. Stop mangling my name in an uncivil attack immediately. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Sep-11-09 12:50 PM   #42 
        - Really?  SDuderstadt   Sep-11-09 12:40 PM   #41 
     - So random abuse is not disruption...  Ohio Joe   Sep-10-09 07:45 PM   #33 
  - refers to something people believe rather than something they are  anigbrowl   Sep-09-09 10:22 PM   #24 
  - Excellent OP  omega minimo   Sep-09-09 11:29 PM   #25 
  - You are correct about the hubris...  NoSheep   Sep-10-09 09:25 AM   #27 
     - Picking up on your comment.  omega minimo   Sep-10-09 02:16 PM   #29 
  - I mock everyone who believes in stupid shit.  scrinmaster   Sep-10-09 03:10 PM   #31 
  - Excellent post NoSheep. In the dungeon" its like this: Whenever anyone who doubts  Mist   Sep-10-09 07:21 PM   #32 
  - What about 9/11 conspiracy theory advocates who use the term "truther" to describe themselves? n/t  Bolo Boffin   Sep-10-09 09:49 PM   #34 
  - Sadists, haters and bullies LOVE to name-call, esp when they form a group & target specific people.  Echo In Light   Sep-11-09 10:41 AM   #40 
  - sick fucking op. and what it reflects is clear.  cali   Sep-11-09 08:16 AM   #36 
  - Were you born a truther?  nemo137   Sep-11-09 09:59 AM   #38 
  - Nobody chooses to be black or hispanic or Italian or gay  slackmaster   Sep-11-09 10:26 AM   #39 
  - it's a very derogatory term  Whisp   Sep-11-09 01:17 PM   #43 

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