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Forum: General Discussion 28-08-2015, 09:17
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Posted By KidMoe
Please, for the love of all that is holy, don't...

Please, for the love of all that is holy, don't start her off again.
Forum: General Discussion 23-08-2015, 19:48
Replies: 1,140
Views: 29,893
Posted By KidMoe
Uri claimed to actually have magic powers until...

Uri claimed to actually have magic powers until he was exposed as a complete and utter fraud.

Derren does not. You cannot expose a man as a fraud when he freely admits it's a trick all along.

I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 23-08-2015, 19:38
Replies: 1,140
Views: 29,893
Posted By KidMoe
Hahahaha! It's not. Even remotely. Giggle.

Hahahaha!

It's not. Even remotely.

Giggle.
Forum: Sport 19-07-2015, 22:53
Replies: 3,274
Views: 105,800
Posted By KidMoe
It won't be Wimbledon. Outdoors in September is...

It won't be Wimbledon. Outdoors in September is too much of a risk, and the AELTC will not offer up CC for Davis cup.
Forum: Advice 29-12-2010, 02:55
Replies: 58
Views: 3,814
Posted By KidMoe
To be honest Orange, having read the thread you...

To be honest Orange, having read the thread you aren't really helping. Telling the op just to stick the camera on auto when he clearly wants to understand a little about the basics of photography...
Forum: General Discussion 20-12-2010, 16:25
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By KidMoe
Not true. The first scientific use of the phrase...

Not true. The first scientific use of the phrase 'Global Warming' was in a 1975 article entitled....

"Climatic Change: Are We on the Brink of a Pronounced Global Warming?"

Example Source, but there...
Forum: General Discussion 20-12-2010, 16:23
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By KidMoe
Er, no. Weather is what conditions of the...

Er, no.

Weather is what conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere behaves over relatively long periods of time.

These are established terms....
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 17:50
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
The service provided to atheists is neutral. The...

The service provided to atheists is neutral.

The chaplains are not permitted, as per their contract, to discriminate on faith grounds. So, if an atheist was to request to talk to someone, that...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 16:49
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
Ach, we are going round in circles now. I've...

Ach, we are going round in circles now. I've already shown you this isn't the case. Everyone can use the service if they wish regardless of their faith or lack of.

There is as much chance that a...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 14:59
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
Ok, apologies for the misunderstanding. For the...

Ok, apologies for the misunderstanding.

For the record, I'm an atheist. I'm not championing religious chaplains because they are religious. I'm saying that a chaplain provides both religious and...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 14:50
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By KidMoe
There was nothing snow ploughs could have done in...

There was nothing snow ploughs could have done in Aberdeen yesterday. I was watching them try to clear the roads/ carpark around my work - as soon as the plough passed over the roads the wind was...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 14:12
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
Again, quoting the NHS: "A chaplain is a trained...

Again, quoting the NHS:

"A chaplain is a trained religious clergy member who provides spiritual guidance for people in traditionally secular settings, such as a hospital."

So they are actually...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 14:04
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
Atheists are not being ignored. "Be impartial...

Atheists are not being ignored.

"Be impartial and accessible to persons of all faith communities and none and facilitate spiritual and religious care of all kinds;"
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 13:49
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
You do need professional qualifications to work...

You do need professional qualifications to work as a NHS chaplain, and part of the job description from the NHS website states:

"Be impartial and accessible to persons of all faith communities and...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 13:31
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
You might want to read the posts that lead up to...

You might want to read the posts that lead up to that comment, as your "really thick" remark is just a teeny bit ironic, seeing as you've completely misunderstood the point being made.
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 13:20
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
That makes no sense. What additional training...

That makes no sense. What additional training would a trained counciller need to not bring faith into a discussion?

My point re: semantics was that we seem to both agree that councillors provide a...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 13:09
Replies: 62
Views: 1,900
Posted By KidMoe
69 people were probably sent to prison by...

69 people were probably sent to prison by mistake, so it all balances out.
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 13:00
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By KidMoe
I'm not quite sure how a snow plough is supposed...

I'm not quite sure how a snow plough is supposed to clear grid-locked streets either.
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 12:58
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
Chaplains don't provide christian based help to...

Chaplains don't provide christian based help to sikhs. They'd either contact an appropriate sikh councillor or provide general help. Think of them as ordinary, trained councillors who just so happen...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 12:28
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
No... An atheist councillor can provide...

No...

An atheist councillor can provide non-religious councilling to all.

A chaplin provides non-religious councilling to all - they don't refuse to talk to non-religious or non christian types -...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 11:43
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
The chaplains don't only speak to christians,...

The chaplains don't only speak to christians, they will sit with anyone who needs a friendly ear. To christians they can provide a religous slant, to atheists they don't. If you had an atheist...
Forum: General Discussion 17-12-2010, 10:46
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
Considering the annual budget of the NHS is now...

Considering the annual budget of the NHS is now over 100 billion, 40 million on chaplains is a drop in the ocean.

Regardless, even as a die-hard atheist I do think NHS and army chaplains have a...
Forum: General Discussion 16-12-2010, 23:02
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By KidMoe
To be fair, it really does feel like the world is...

To be fair, it really does feel like the world is coming to an end in Aberdeen at the moment. Not usual at all.
Forum: General Discussion 16-12-2010, 22:46
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
I actually think that's a poor example as I think...

I actually think that's a poor example as I think NHS and army chaplains do have a place. They provide a vital service to believers and no believers alike. Such people tend to have a natural empathy...
Forum: General Discussion 16-12-2010, 22:41
Replies: 4,390
Views: 106,149
Posted By KidMoe
Whether people know about it is irrelevant.

Whether people know about it is irrelevant.
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