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  • Anti-theism? The inner debate.?

    At times I experience such tremendous rage for religion-- and all the vileness enacted in its name-- that I feel almost a worse person than a Westboro baptist. Other times I feel much more laissez-faire and I say to myself, 'Self, let them have their silly delusions.'

    My mind gets stuck on the idea that I can't pretend religion is harmless, when it is most certainly not. How do others fight this internal battle? How do I avoid becoming more obnoxious than a christian, even though I know being vocal and actively trying to work against this caustic societal vestige is probably the right thing to do.

    Thoughts?

    8 AnswersReligion & Spirituality8 years ago
  • Please check out these specs?

    Here are some specs -

    1 | AREA 51-M

    1 | AREA-51M 7700 6.1 GREY 17" UXGA W/ CAM

    1 | P4 3.0GHZ 630 TRAY 2MB 800FSB LGA775

    4 | SAMSUNG 512MB DDR2 PC4200 SODIMM

    1 | 7700 NVIDIA G70 7800 GTX WITH 256MB MODULE

    2 | SAMSUNG 60GB 5400RPM PATA

    1 | 8X DVD+/-RW REV 3 PANASONIC

    1 | 7700 24X RV3 DVD CD-RW COMBO PANASONIC

    1 | INTEL MOBILE INTEGRATED HIGH-DEFINITION AUDIO

    1 | MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP HOME COA

    1 | CYBERLINK POWERDVD 8 CHANNEL 7.1 XP

    1 | ALIENGUISE INVADER

    1 | RAID 0 STRIPING 2 DRIVES

    1 | PERIPHERALS

    1 | AREA 51M 7700 USER MANUAL

    1 | W-NWEB 802.11ABG PCMCIA EXTERNAL ADAPTER

    1 | USB FLOPPY DRIVE

    1 | MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP HOME SP2 OEM RECOVERY CD

    1 | NERO EXPRESS DVD WITH VISION EXPRESS SFT BUNDLE V6.0.

    my son really wants an alienware laptop and I certainly can't afford a new one. Will this work for a 13 year old gamer?

    2 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks1 decade ago
  • Advice on Laptops?

    I'm debating between buying this computer http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item... or a new HP. Please check it out and see if you think the used alienware will be a good computer for my 13 year old gaming obsessed son.

    Thanks

    4 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks1 decade ago
  • Febrile Seizure?

    Anyone had a child who experienced Febrile Seizures? Our son had one yesterday when he developed a 104 degree temp very suddenly. I've been to plenty of websites, but would love to hear from some people with some first-hand experience with them. It was probably the scariest moment I've had as a parent, and I hope he never has to go through it again.

    8 AnswersOther - Diseases1 decade ago
  • Electricians? Knob and Tube wiring?

    We own a pretty old house, half of which is still wired with knob and tube (not that I really know what that means). How dangerous is it? What do I look for in terms of it becoming dangerous. And lastly, what's a guesstimate of what it would cost to rewire...it's an 1100 sq foot house, half already re-wired.

    7 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs1 decade ago
  • How did you all handle the shock...?

    ...of your first violation report. Were you righteously indignant? Did your stomach drop when you saw the email headline. Did you write a rebuttal?

    I just had my first, and of course it was completely frivilous and unwarranted. To anyone I harrassed in the past for being upset at a violation...I apologize. I didn't know.

    7 AnswersPolls & Surveys1 decade ago
  • How did you all handle the shock...?

    ...of your first violation report. Were you righteously indignant? Did your stomach drop when you saw the email headline. Did you write a rebuttal?

    I just had my first, and of course it was completely frivilous and unwarranted. To anyone I harrassed in the past for being upset at a violation...I apologize. I didn't know.

    5 AnswersYahoo Answers1 decade ago
  • People who Don't Immunize their children?

    I get really frustrated with this one. Can someone who has opted not to immunize their children plaese explain to me their rationale? Doesn't it matter that your children will not be able to attend school, summer camp, sports teams, college? Why not give the shots when the only reason we have these diseases under control is because we immunized against them.?

    16 AnswersParenting1 decade ago
  • Have You Ever Been to This Bar???

    There is a bar in NYC, it's in the Village, maybe around 7th and B or C. It's kind of a punk/country bar. They have cowboy boots everywhere and play a lot of Hank Williams and Johnny Cash. Anyway, It seemed a cool place until it started filling up with skinheads...really scary. Anyone know of this bar or what it's name is? Sorry the details are a little foggy as it was the last bar we visited that night...yikes.

    1 AnswerNew York City1 decade ago
  • Watertowers? What do or did they do?

    After a brief trip out west we got thinking about watertowers and I'm having a hard time finding any solid explanation for why they were built or if they are still used. Any ideas?

    3 AnswersOther - Science1 decade ago
  • Is it wrong for me to get so annoyed???

    Why does my blood boil when I see people write "close proximity?"

    And, when people say "For all intensive purposes?"

    Proximity means close...and it's "intents and purposes."

    I really need to relax, huh?

    14 AnswersWords & Wordplay1 decade ago
  • A fun little puzzle...?

    Three friends are sharing a hotel room. At check in they are told the room costs $30. Each person gives a 10 dollar bill. After the transaction they go to the room. The desk manager comes in and sees the slip, then informs the desk clerk he overcharged the group: the room was only $25. The manager gives the desk clerk five 1 dollar bills and sends him up to the room. On his way he decides it's silly to give 3 people 5 dollars so he pockets 2 and gives one dollar back to each person.

    So here we go: Each person paid 10, and got one back..so each paid 9.

    The clerk pocketed 2.

    9 * 3= 27 +2= 29...where'd the other dollar go?

    14 AnswersTrivia1 decade ago
  • Why did my marinating pork turn white overnight?

    I cubed some pork last night and left it marinating in the fridge in a vinegary marinade. Is it the vinegar that caused it...is it okay?

    8 AnswersCooking & Recipes1 decade ago
  • After a power outage, I can't get Active Desktop recovery to work. Any Ideas?

    I get a script error notice. In system error log I find this

    Faulting application iexplore.exe, version 7.0.5700.6, faulting module flash8b.ocx, version 8.0.24.0, fault address 0x00068542.

    1 AnswerSoftware1 decade ago
  • who went home tonight...i missed it!!!?

    Rockstar Supernova

    5 AnswersTelevision1 decade ago
  • Oily Brown ooze from bathroom and kitchen walls?

    We have a rather old house 80+ yrs I think. When there is a lot of moisture in the room (boiling water , showers, etc) an oily brown liquid comes out of the walls and dries. Could it be the old wood planks in the walls are sweating this liquid? Anyone ever experience this?

    10 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs1 decade ago
  • Bartenders !!!?

    Do you have any really tasty original recipes you want to share?

    4 AnswersBeer, Wine & Spirits1 decade ago