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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: 79,805

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Come down off the cross, we can use the wood

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NO! we need a fully focused, no holds barred war on so-called "comedy"

Less laughing, more scowling. That's the way to win the midterms!
Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sun Aug 20, 2017, 06:33 PM (0 replies)

Nazis and other authoritarians hate, simply HATE being laughed at.

In fact, I'm pretty sure there's a straight mathematical inverse correlation between someone's ability to laugh at themselves, and the amount that they are full of shit.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sun Aug 20, 2017, 06:24 AM (1 replies)

I would have preferred it if she would have eaten a picture of the pope

but then, I'm old school.
Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sun Aug 20, 2017, 03:10 AM (0 replies)

"Sarandon!"

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sat Aug 19, 2017, 02:49 AM (0 replies)

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)
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