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  Topic: I've come up with a better "conspiracy theory"
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 1
Views: 147

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:46 am   Subject: I've come up with a better "conspiracy theory"
For the record, my previous conspiracy theory amounted to the following:

Creationist extremists, primarily Christians but also some Muslims (and maybe a few Jews, Hindus, and that Aum Shinrikyo or ...
  Topic: "Detective Arendt and the Transcendental Purifier"
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 0
Views: 237

PostForum: The Hall of Gifts   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:42 am   Subject: "Detective Arendt and the Transcendental Purifier"
NOTE: The title is something of an anachronism, I believe, since Jacques Derrida is the one who coined the phrase "transcendental signifier," which the second part of the title is named afte ...
  Topic: The political spectrum
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 65
Views: 2505

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:26 pm   Subject: The political spectrum
Comparing that to radical Islam and the various groups who are explicitly killing in the name of Allah and using a single holy text to justify their atrocities is to misunderstand both situations.

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  Topic: The political spectrum
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 65
Views: 2505

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:29 am   Subject: The political spectrum
Well, the technical definition of "genocide" doesn't mean "an attempt to wipe a group off the planet." It technically doesn't even mean "mass killing." But in common usag ...
  Topic: Beware the decline of Christianity
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 143
Views: 9686

PostForum: The Close   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:25 am   Subject: Beware the decline of Christianity
Thank you Wosbald. And I agree that the Protestant polemics, here, are suspect in many ways. Moreover, as the Michael Severtus(sp.?) case showcases(!), Calvinism can lead to Christian-tinged atrocitie ...
  Topic: "Kairogenesis"
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 5
Views: 376

PostForum: The Close   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:35 am   Subject: "Kairogenesis"
I argued pretty vigorously with Fisty...though it's a position I didn't always hold...saying that while time is highly connected to/contingent/dependent/intersectional with space, it is a different KI ...
  Topic: The political spectrum
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 65
Views: 2505

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:38 am   Subject: The political spectrum
Show me something comparable, since the beginning of the 20th century to the actions of Al-Queda, Daesh or Boko Haram by Christians in the Name of God.

As you please (this is from Wikipedia's artic ...
  Topic: Beware the decline of Christianity
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 143
Views: 9686

PostForum: The Close   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:16 am   Subject: Beware the decline of Christianity
I dont kmow why I should, you haven't sited a single source except your opinion so far.

Um, Matthew White, R. J. Rummel, David Stannard, and David Plaisted, are the ones I've cited by name so far. ...
  Topic: "Kairogenesis"
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 5
Views: 376

PostForum: The Close   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:40 am   Subject: "Kairogenesis"
I realize the philosophy subforum on a fantasy-book forum is not the best place to peddle my own theory of Big Bang physics, but here goes (I am under time constraints so this will be unfinished for t ...
  Topic: Beware the decline of Christianity
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 143
Views: 9686

PostForum: The Close   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:12 am   Subject: Beware the decline of Christianity
270 million people have been killed by Jihad for Islam.

OK, so when you make claims like this, you really ought to cite your sources. I have been studying the statistics of democide for 17 years an ...
  Topic: The political spectrum
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 65
Views: 2505

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:04 am   Subject: The political spectrum
There's nothing within the last several centuries that compares with the barbarism that occurs in the Muslim world.

That's not a remotely accurate statement.
  Topic: The political spectrum
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 65
Views: 2505

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:57 pm   Subject: The political spectrum
I'm glad that in a thread begun in the spirit of nuance and open-mindedness about the political spectrum, someone has posted, "Liberals could care less" about some thing or other. Way to pay ...
  Topic: Beware the decline of Christianity
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 143
Views: 9686

PostForum: The Close   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:58 am   Subject: Beware the decline of Christianity
If a person is really a Christian, then they do things in the name of Christ. They might not admit to doing so, but they will find a rationalization to that effect. For example, the imperial-colonial ...
  Topic: A weird argument for Christianity
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 2
Views: 266

PostForum: The Close   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:02 am   Subject: A weird argument for Christianity
Allah is the one God, and Mohammed is His prophet.
The Quran is literally true.
The Quran and the haditha are literally true.
The Quran is metaphorically true.
The Quran and the haditha are metaph ...
  Topic: Beware the decline of Christianity
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 143
Views: 9686

PostForum: The Close   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:43 am   Subject: Beware the decline of Christianity
Judging 1,000,000,000+ people sweepingly, is not a very scientifically, psychologically sound thing to do. Whether those 10^9+ people believe in the three-in-one version of the being that the others t ...
  Topic: The political spectrum
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 65
Views: 2505

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:58 am   Subject: The political spectrum
You are over-thinking it. Governments which restrict the freedoms and liberties of its citizens are wrong and should be avoided or brought down; governments which are limited in scope and protect the ...
  Topic: The political spectrum
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 65
Views: 2505

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:36 am   Subject: The political spectrum
For some time, I had believed that terms like "conservative" and "leftwing" were not very informative or useful when it came to reporting political outlooks. However, I have since ...
  Topic: Wu wei requiem
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 19
Views: 1790

PostForum: General Discussion Forum   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:50 pm   Subject: Wu wei requiem
@Khaliban: yes. I mean at worst, it's not like anyone *has* to read my posts. However, I want to confine most of my rambling stuff to edits to posts in the thread, so the thread doesn't get needlessly ...
  Topic: Wu wei requiem
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 19
Views: 1790

PostForum: General Discussion Forum   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:19 pm   Subject: Wu wei requiem
As far as I know, my original dilemma was:

Dean stopped talking to me for some reason... So either I offended him, or something happened to him.

No evidence I ever acquired indicated that the fi ...
  Topic: Wu wei requiem
Mighara Sovmadhi

Replies: 19
Views: 1790

PostForum: General Discussion Forum   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:47 pm   Subject: Wu wei requiem
Well, to make an excuse for why I would continue posting after I found proof that I'm an utter fool---I mean, I have wild first-order beliefs like

demons can collapse.

take over the multiverse, ...
 
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