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Warren DeMontague

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Name: Easy D Montague
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Member since: Thu May 20, 2004, 05:02 AM
Number of posts: 80,708

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Come down off the cross, we can use the wood

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More socks than the laundromat and zombies than the walking dead, too

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Fri Aug 4, 2017, 08:58 AM (0 replies)

Oh, it was an issue with some people. No question.

Whether they admitted it or not.
Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sat Jul 29, 2017, 06:17 PM (0 replies)

Here, it's fixed now.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Thu Jul 27, 2017, 10:56 PM (0 replies)

Unfortunately there are a lot of people who love censorship and hate the 1st Amendment

some of them helped write the 2016 Republican Platform.

Anyone who supports censorship is a right-wing Trump ally. We know this.

So by logic they should be calling for "obscenity" charges against Mr. Scaramucci, no?

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Thu Jul 27, 2017, 08:34 PM (0 replies)

Yon cassius hath a lean and hungry look

Okay, maybe just hungry

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Mon Jul 24, 2017, 08:28 PM (1 replies)

No. The actual land exists. But the maps describing it are in our heads.

The actual land has, really, infinite levels of complexity, just like the measured length of a shoreline depends on the length of the ruler you use to measure it. Too much complexity for your average human brain to deal with moment-to-moment, so we filter and simplify reality into something- a map- we can easily understand.

And many of us spend a lot of time following our maps instead of paying attention to the actual land. A lot of people ignore the land or filter it out when it doesn't match up with their maps. That seems, to me, undeniable.

Also, some of us are using better maps than others. And just like in your car's GPS, it's important to update your map regularly.

A good example, though, are FOX News people who are in denial about just how incompetent the Trump team is. When reality finally, unavoidably intrudes, they're like the people who drive into the lake, because their GPS map is wrong.

Now, as for whether things like music or color exist without perception, no. I don't think they do, or I think it's a meaningless question to ask.

"Who is the master who makes the grass green"

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sun Jul 16, 2017, 07:16 AM (1 replies)

one of Bonnie Dobson's discarded lines from "Morning Dew"

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sat May 6, 2017, 10:12 PM (0 replies)

Yes, Scientologists sure do believe some ridiculous stuff.

It's a relief all those other religions are so logical and sensible!

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Thu May 4, 2017, 07:06 PM (1 replies)

I like Nancy Pelosi.

We need leadership in the house that, like Nancy Pelosi, supports legalizing cannabis.

Having unapologetic prohibitionists like DWS going to the NY Times and spreading reefer madness nonsense is terrible for our brand.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Tue May 2, 2017, 08:46 PM (1 replies)

You dont belong here if you dont stand up for choice, freedom, and the right of consenting adults

To run their own lives, without government in their bodies or bedrooms.

Unfortunately we have people even claiming to be progressive who would carry water for censorship, theocracy and the drug war.
Posted by Warren DeMontague | Fri Apr 28, 2017, 08:04 PM (0 replies)
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