Ha, you think you understand the universe!!!
Susan Doris Wrote:
> First - I have been reading and learning all myQuote
When you say, without research on your
> part, that other peoples‘ statements are
> Un-evidenced, you are being bossy or attacking the
> life about life, the universe and everything, both
> from the mystical and the practical and also via
> the humour of those I came to know were atheists.
> Second, I have also looked for actual evidence on
> both sides. The realistic, scientific, biological,
> geographical, etc etc sort has plenty, of the
> objective kind, and the mystical, faith beliefs
> have none.
> Third, I personally do not make any claims about
> something in order to be a source of reference,
> but unless the faith believers can come up with
> one fact about their beliefs, then they are the
> ones who need to do the research, not me.
> Fourth, the word 'bossy' is just a tad too
> pejorative. I am firm and confident, yes, and know
> what I am doing when I was a teacher and needed to
> organise a project, and when, for the last ten
> years, I have been organising the tap group, but
> have always been prepared to correct
> mistakes, and encourage suggestions and requests
> for changes.
> Fifth, if people on a message board, a place for
> discussion, feel they are being attacked
> personally by me, then that is an imagined problem
> and theirs to deal with. For me it is an
> assumption that those who wish to discuss are
> prepared to face challenges and back up their, at
> times somewhat 'precious', subjective ideas.
> Naïve I am not. If people do not wish their ideasQuote
People’s beliefs are the closest aspects
> of their person, so to pretend that we can split
> them without attacking or offense is pretty naive.
> to be discussed from a variety of points of view,
> then they should not be here, but posting on a
> personal blog.
> If you think I dismiss them without reason etc,Quote
On a discussion board, we are supposed to
> discuss not simply rule other people’s beliefs
> un-evidenced without proof.
> then that is your personal interpretation. As far
> as I'm concerned, I look for the return
> Call it what you like, it won't actually make meQuote
That being bossy is positive to you is what
> I am saying. So we agree on that. That positive,
> active bossiness, I call your will to power, or
> perhaps your will to be bossy.
> personally any different!!
> That phrasing could imply a slightly derogatoryQuote
And I assume you get a kick out of
> nuance, but, yes, I enjoy the discussion because
> it is something I have found interesting and
> stimulating all my life. As I have occasionally,
> said, find me something else as interesting to
> occupy my time, and I'll be here less often!