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Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2014, 16:46
Replies: 28
Views: 929
Posted By Snozzcumber
There are loads of traditional celebrations...

There are loads of traditional celebrations besides Christmas. Easter, Midsummer, May Day, New Year, Halloween, Guy Fawkes' Day and Harvest Festival.

It's just that people have gradually become...
Forum: Advice 29-04-2014, 00:58
Replies: 23
Views: 2,037
Posted By Snozzcumber
I don't have any experience with the CBT based...

I don't have any experience with the CBT based ones - but I do have a little experience with Vipassana meditation retreats. I'm sure they must have a lot in common.

Mindfulness meditation has...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 31-10-2013, 16:26
Replies: 1,237
Views: 131,690
Posted By Snozzcumber
Why do the people on this show insist on writing...

Why do the people on this show insist on writing stupid or crazy female characters? Only Michonne and perhaps Maggie (who doesn't seem to have much personality) seem reliably useful and sane.

Why...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2013, 20:32
Replies: 443
Views: 18,518
Posted By Snozzcumber
I agree with all of that. I think it's plain to...

I agree with all of that. I think it's plain to see that there are some people who despise Richard Dawkins and see him as the flaming heart of darkness, some who agree/disagree with him on various...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2013, 20:19
Replies: 443
Views: 18,518
Posted By Snozzcumber
He is soft on the behaviour of child molesters in...

He is soft on the behaviour of child molesters in the culture from which he emerged, due to his sentimentality for and identification with that society.

A Catholic priest who made exactly identical...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2013, 19:20
Replies: 443
Views: 18,518
Posted By Snozzcumber
In what way is it a million miles away? The...

In what way is it a million miles away? The comparison is virtually identical. If a Catholic priest had said the things Dawkins is saying, there would be an explosion of condemnation from fans of...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2013, 18:33
Replies: 443
Views: 18,518
Posted By Snozzcumber
I'm not sure how that is a response to what I...

I'm not sure how that is a response to what I posted. The point I was making is that Richard Dawkins would be all too happy to make the points about religions that you are making, but is reticent to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2013, 18:12
Replies: 443
Views: 18,518
Posted By Snozzcumber
I've long considered the political and ethical...

I've long considered the political and ethical positions that Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris hold to be pretty inconsistent.

I respect them for elevating the importance of...
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2013, 14:48
Replies: 64
Views: 2,234
Posted By Snozzcumber
Link to the add-on? And is there a Firefox...

Link to the add-on?

And is there a Firefox version?

edit: Found it here.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/digital-spy%2B/ojgilgggnffohocemfajoghekgmijcbd

(by Stormwave UK)
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 18-08-2013, 10:32
Replies: 113
Views: 7,432
Posted By Snozzcumber
The movies were terrible. None of the main three...

The movies were terrible. None of the main three kids can act.

The books were bloody brilliant though.
Forum: General Discussion 13-08-2013, 21:11
Replies: 66
Views: 3,866
Posted By Snozzcumber
Dogs eating their dead owners......

Dogs eating their dead owners......
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2013, 12:22
Replies: 225
Views: 15,088
Posted By Snozzcumber
You're welcome. I hope it's of some benefit to...

You're welcome. I hope it's of some benefit to you. :)
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2013, 12:04
Replies: 225
Views: 15,088
Posted By Snozzcumber
I agree that it's down to: a) women having larger...

I agree that it's down to:
a) women having larger social networks of real people and communicating more openly in person,
b) men feeling like they can't live up to the gender roles expected of them...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2013, 11:30
Replies: 56
Views: 2,184
Posted By Snozzcumber
Given the level of surveillance GCHQ and other...

Given the level of surveillance GCHQ and other intelligence agencies are involved in, no thank you. We have all the apparatus of a police state being established, and people want to make...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2013, 11:11
Replies: 47
Views: 2,232
Posted By Snozzcumber
Good on him, but the laws on self-defence in this...

Good on him, but the laws on self-defence in this country are absolutely absurd. You can't even carry pepper spray, for crying out loud.

Ideally, we'd be allowed to possess handguns with heavy...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2013, 18:12
Replies: 111
Views: 3,072
Posted By Snozzcumber
Given the number of religious threads that...

Given the number of religious threads that populate the forum, I think they need to make one of those before they get to history.
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2013, 15:04
Replies: 1,296
Views: 49,277
Posted By Snozzcumber
Any of those incidents garner threads of 40 pages...

Any of those incidents garner threads of 40 pages and remain on the front page of the forum for nearly a week?



I loved Dahl books as a kid. If I ever get banned, I'll reappear as Frobscottle.That...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2013, 14:31
Replies: 1,296
Views: 49,277
Posted By Snozzcumber
Amazing that a thread like this can generate 40...

Amazing that a thread like this can generate 40 pages, nearly a week after it was news, but the mosque bombings, arson attacks and the stabbing of that pensioner gained hardly any attention.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2013, 09:30
Replies: 58
Views: 1,933
Posted By Snozzcumber
After which, all the information harvested at the...

After which, all the information harvested at the point of the undersea transatlantic cables is then sold to the NSA by GCHQ for a measly 100m.
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 17:56
Replies: 527
Views: 20,476
Posted By Snozzcumber
Plenty of feminists attack those gossip rags....

Plenty of feminists attack those gossip rags. Since the very inception of this struggle, intelligent women have targeted the bimbos.



Though the world has clearly progressed since her time, it's...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 17:45
Replies: 527
Views: 20,476
Posted By Snozzcumber
I'd leave the amount of time required up to...

I'd leave the amount of time required up to medical experts. But the amount of time Britain grants for paid maternity leave isn't unusual relative to other developed nations.

We are in agreement...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 16:43
Replies: 527
Views: 20,476
Posted By Snozzcumber
No, it doesn't. But it is one of the most arduous...

No, it doesn't. But it is one of the most arduous processes a person will go through in life, and that requires recovery time. I was particularly focussed on your remarkable comparison of human...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 16:02
Replies: 527
Views: 20,476
Posted By Snozzcumber
Among most wild mammals, there is a large...

Among most wild mammals, there is a large mortality rate associated with pregnancy and childbirth. So yes, it's a good thing we're not like them.

In terms of our bodies, it's even worse for human...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 15:38
Replies: 527
Views: 20,476
Posted By Snozzcumber
Good info. Domestic violence stats really need to...

Good info. Domestic violence stats really need to be broken down according to the level of violence.

We divide other types of violence into murder, manslaughter, GBH, ABH, but when it comes to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 13:31
Replies: 527
Views: 20,476
Posted By Snozzcumber
It's not the sort of term I would use for the...

It's not the sort of term I would use for the incident which triggered Suzanne Moore's article, but it is not just a term she invented herself. She may be using it pejoratively, but it exists in its...
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