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Re: Pastafarian Swears?

Postby Tigger_the_Wing » Tue Aug 18, 2009 11:31 pm

KMill wrote:
Tigger_the_Wing wrote:How about replacing 'Thank God for…" with "Thank science/people/technology for…"?


So much more appropriate. What are we thanking for sanity/sane people, though?


Neurons. :lol:

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Re: Pastafarian Swears?

Postby daftbeaker » Wed Aug 19, 2009 6:57 am

KMill wrote:
Tigger_the_Wing wrote:How about replacing 'Thank God for…" with "Thank science/people/technology for…"?


So much more appropriate. What are we thanking for sanity/sane people, though?

Thank hundreds of millions of years of evolution for the development of an enlarged brain and consciousness? Doesn't really roll off the tongue.

I forget who it was (may have been Pratchett) who was talking about atheists hitting thumbs with hammers and shouting 'Oh! Random fluctuations in the space-time continuum!' :haha:

Edit- Tig kindly pointed out the correct bit, changed accordingly.
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Re: Pastafarian Swears?

Postby Tigger_the_Wing » Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:13 am

Men at Arms:
Terry Pratchett wrote:Besides, when you hit your thumb with an eight-pound hammer it's nice to be able to blaspheme. It takes a very special and strong-minded kind of atheist to jump up and down with their hand clasped under their other armpit and shout, 'Oh, random-fluctuations-in-the-space-time-continuum!' or 'Aaargh, primitive-and-out-moded-concept on a crutch!'

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Re: Pastafarian Swears?

Postby daftbeaker » Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:20 am

Tigger_the_Wing wrote:Men at Arms:
Terry Pratchett wrote:Besides, when you hit your thumb with an eight-pound hammer it's nice to be able to blaspheme. It takes a very special and strong-minded kind of atheist to jump up and down with their hand clasped under their other armpit and shout, 'Oh, random-fluctuations-in-the-space-time-continuum!' or 'Aaargh, primitive-and-out-moded-concept on a crutch!'

Ta, amended post. I was nearly right :whistle:
There are times in life when people must know when not to let go. Balloons are designed to teach small children this - Sir Terry Pratchett

The great thing about Beaker is his ability to provoke while still being decorous, or at least within acceptable rules of conduct - Qwertyuiopasd


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