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Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-29-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 48
Posted By malorum
Re: Catholic v. Christian

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When I read mindless, evil, hateful crap like this, I start thinking that human society will only move out of our infancy when all religion is purged forever from this planet.

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Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-26-2005, 03:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 39
Posted By malorum
Re: This Ought To Get Some Replies

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Since, in the long run, the busier these forums are, the more money I make

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How come you need more money. Woulda thought youd be able to retire.
Forum: Internet Bonuses 12-04-2005, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12
Posted By malorum
Rolling Blackjack Bonuses

This is really a rather simple maths problem.

We hopefully understand that clearing a one off blackjack bonus is best done by betting amounts much much larger than minimum bet. Not only does the...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-22-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: Restating the Paradox

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I really feel that Omnipotent and Omniscient work like titles rather than descriptive adjectives.

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"Attributes of God", really a category on its own, although I...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-22-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: linear algebra

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Was it a trick question?

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From a US undergrad????? /images/graemlins/confused.gif
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 11-22-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 12
Posted By malorum
The Preacher & The Gambler

We've seen a few threads supporting the morality of profesional poker within a Christian ethical framework. There are a few Christian poker players and the 2+2 consensus appears to be pro-gambling...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-28-2005, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: entropy and its implications on \"design\"

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by Roger Penrose

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He also wrote "The emperors new mind" and "shadows of the mind", and is ultimately responsible for the pop science of quantum consciousness that can be...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-26-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: Can someone point me to another dimension?

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It might of course be true that the universe actually is n-dimensional (for some specified n),

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A good formalist post, and then u spoil it with this sentence. ...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-25-2005, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: Dear Christians: Your child doesn\'t believe in Jesus. Now what?

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Obviously you want your child to believe, but he is a human being and will, ultimately, make up his own mind regardless of what happens.

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Desperate situation.
solution...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-24-2005, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8
Posted By malorum
Polygamy ain\'t Fun

Sound like fun. But oh the ethical headache.

The bible seems clear. You can't be a bishop or a deacon with more than one wife. But apart from that it seems ok.
You can even have a concubine but...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-24-2005, 01:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-24-2005, 01:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: Is life a gift or a right?

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(a) you were given life, (b) you got lucky, (c) you deserve life

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From the religious perspective (Lutheran).
(a): Yup God did it.

and (b): lucky me
Forum: Probability 10-24-2005, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14
Posted By malorum
Re: For the mathematically minded

http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20040228/fob2.asp

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Their preliminary data suggest that a coin will land the same way it started about 51 percent of the time. It would take about...
Forum: Probability 10-24-2005, 12:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14
Posted By malorum
Re: For the mathematically minded

http://www.maa.org/mathland/mathtrek_03_01_04.html
Forum: Probability 10-24-2005, 12:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14
Posted By malorum
Re: For the mathematically minded

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"none" is absolutley not too strong a term. It is physically impossible for a coin to be precisely fair. Also, atmospheric effects are constantly changing, so even if a coin could somehow...
Forum: Probability 10-23-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14
Posted By malorum
Re: For the mathematically minded

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Of all the coins in the history of the world that have been flipped 21 times heads in a row, I'll bet none of them were fair.

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I think "none" is a bit strong, although...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-23-2005, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: Definition of \"refuting a specific miracle\"

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there exists an explanation that follows the laws of science. Put another way, it can be duplicated without resorting to godlike intervention.

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Well although I am not...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-23-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: Dear Christians: why doesn\'t god DO something?

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So seriously, why doesn't God SHOW himself through something believable to a skeptic? He did it in the old days, why not now?

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He's probably muli-tabling, and how would...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-23-2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: Where do numbers come from?

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It is my understanding that the question you are asking is deep and unsolved to this day.

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Not sure what you mean by 'deep' or 'unsolved', but yes there exists a debate....
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-23-2005, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: The Ultimate Question

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Your sense of "self". What religious people call the soul.


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mind body dualism is not supported by all strands of christianity.

According to some Christians and some...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-17-2005, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Adultery IS FUN

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"Thanks to many of your techniques from your book, my sex life has greatly improved. I went from having sex with only my girlfriend, to [sleeping with] her friends and my long-time...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-11-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: What really pisses me off.....

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...and if there is a heaven and the atheists who didnt believe wont be invited. Either you die and thats it, like you think, or you get to go to eternal paradise, like theists believe....
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-11-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: Medical EV problem

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From the BUPA website (BUPA is a big private healthcare provider in the uk)


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UK healthcare is predominantly undertaken by the National Health service, not by private...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-11-2005, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: Medical EV problem

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An 'elective' amneocentisis can be rejected by either parent in the US. However, most applications of these tests are not elective, but rather forced by a doctor to either protect the...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 10-11-2005, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4
Posted By malorum
Re: Medical EV problem

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Its unthinkable that in the uk the person cannot refuse the procedure. I seriously doubt that there is even any sort of official recommendation to take the test.

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