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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter » Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:30 am

Margo McDonald MSP, 70, Parkinson's Disease.

She was a friend of the family, but also she did a lot of good stuff around human rights - protection for sex workers, right-to-die for people with terminal conditions (including herself). She made some friends and some enemies along the way, but I really liked her and rated her.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby PKMKII » Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:30 pm

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Rainswept » Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:19 am

John Pinette =( Funny guy
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby daftbeaker » Mon Apr 07, 2014 1:24 pm

That seems to point up a significant difference between Europeans and Americans. A European says: "I can't understand this, what's wrong with me?" An American says: "I can't understand this, what's wrong with him? - Sir Terry Pratchett

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Rainswept » Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:05 am

I believe it's time for mankind to set aside the crutch of religion and embrace morality born of reason and truth. Those crutches have long since proven treacherous when the ground gets slippery.

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Tue Apr 15, 2014 11:34 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
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English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Rainswept » Wed Apr 16, 2014 3:02 am

ouch... that just leaves me... Thunderstruck.







sorry.


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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:05 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter » Sun May 04, 2014 7:04 pm

Elena Baltacha, former UK ladies #1 tennis player, 30, liver cancer.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter » Thu May 08, 2014 8:52 am

Professor Colin Pillinger, planetary scientist and wacky rural-cosmological-sending-a-robot-to-Mars-type genius, 70, cerebral haemorrhage.
"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby DavidH » Thu May 08, 2014 10:31 am

Pity, he was a real character.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter » Tue May 13, 2014 8:12 am

HR Giger, artist and designer of the Alien movies, 74, fell down the stairs.
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"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Rainswept » Wed May 14, 2014 3:58 am

H R Geiger was still alive? Had no idea honestly
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Postby Nef Yoo BlackBeard » Sat May 24, 2014 8:26 pm

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