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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#21  Postby Scarlett » Feb 10, 2015 11:17 am

Hi wonderfeel, the post with fallible and I was having a wee poke at Scot Dutchy for his post. Not you. ;)
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#22  Postby Made of Stars » Feb 10, 2015 11:17 am

"Jeepers"? Colour me skeptical, but welcome. :cheers:
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#23  Postby Spinozasgalt » Feb 10, 2015 11:18 am

Welcome aboard, Wonderfeel. :cheers:
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#24  Postby Made of Stars » Feb 10, 2015 11:18 am

Scarlett wrote:...having a wee poke at Scot Dutchy for his post.

Poking Scot? You naughty minx, you. :naughty:
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#25  Postby Scot Dutchy » Feb 10, 2015 11:20 am

chairman bill wrote:Ignore Scot. Several times I've seen him pounce on someone's first post, with some insinuation that as they've only posted once, they must be a troll/sockpuppet/something-known-only-to-Scot. It's a rational move by him. No really. He's a typical whatever his star sign is. Allegedly.


Thanks bill. Well he could rationally move past a lot of people then.
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#26  Postby Scarlett » Feb 10, 2015 11:21 am

Made of Stars wrote:
Scarlett wrote:...having a wee poke at Scot Dutchy for his post.

Poking Scot? You naughty minx, you. :naughty:


Does it count if it was a really sharp object? :shifty:

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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#27  Postby Wonderfeel » Feb 10, 2015 11:23 am

Thanks Chairman Bill.
a Leo??! If I do continue posting it will probably be from my perspective of a how the spiritual idea being discussed is empowering or disempowering to individuals. That's the crunch for me.

Thanks @Made of Stars! Thanks @Spinozagalt! Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#28  Postby Scot Dutchy » Feb 10, 2015 11:25 am

Wonderfeel wrote:Thanks Chairman Bill.
a Leo??! If I do continue posting it will probably be from my perspective of a how the spiritual idea being discussed is empowering or disempowering to individuals. That's the crunch for me.

Thanks @Made of Stars! Thanks @Spinozagalt! Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!


Me a Leo?? :rofl:
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#29  Postby archibald » Feb 10, 2015 11:38 am

Scot Dutchy wrote:Me a Leo?? :rofl:


Only a single posting :think: :whistle:
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#30  Postby Fallible » Feb 10, 2015 11:39 am

Wonderfeel wrote:@Fallible, @Scarlett: Oh jeepers, that feels a bit harsh. I wanted to hear some ideas from this community. So I signed up, found the section for new members to introduce themselves and then posted...

This feels like derisiveness, the sort of thing that can give skeptics a bad name. If there's something you have issue with, play the ball (not the player!)


Well, that's because you've misunderstood what happened there. Scot Dutchy was making a less than charitable remark about you only having posted once; you see we quite often have 'drive by' posters - these are usually theists or people with odd beliefs who make a single post to the forum usually with some whacky claims which they never come back to defend. Scot was insinuating that you were one of those. Unfortunately and most uncharacteristically he got hold of the wrong end of the stick, because you had in fact posted twice by the time he referred to your 'single post'. Scarlett and I were actually defending you. Perhaps you were expecting people to just rag on your or something, or perhaps there is a problem with misunderstanding in general which might explain why you managed to get yourself hoodwinked by bloody astrology, ffs!
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#31  Postby Made of Stars » Feb 10, 2015 11:41 am

Wonderfeel, the last time I heard someone say 'Jeepers' was on Scooby Doo, so let me be the first to offer to feed you:

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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#32  Postby Fallible » Feb 10, 2015 11:41 am

Scot Dutchy wrote:
chairman bill wrote:Ignore Scot. Several times I've seen him pounce on someone's first post, with some insinuation that as they've only posted once, they must be a troll/sockpuppet/something-known-only-to-Scot. It's a rational move by him. No really. He's a typical whatever his star sign is. Allegedly.


Thanks bill. Well he could rationally move past a lot of people then.


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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#33  Postby hackenslash » Feb 10, 2015 11:48 am

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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#34  Postby Briton » Feb 10, 2015 11:53 am

Scarlett wrote:Hi, from a person who doesn't have a spiritual bone in her body!

I'm finding myself sceptical about how a 'hardcore sceptic' fell for the most debunked woo on the market, astrology. :scratch:


:this:

Welcome. Be dishonest with yourself by all means, but don't give me that 'I was a hardcore sceptic' nonsense.
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#35  Postby Varangian » Feb 10, 2015 12:02 pm

Briton wrote:
Scarlett wrote:Hi, from a person who doesn't have a spiritual bone in her body!

I'm finding myself sceptical about how a 'hardcore sceptic' fell for the most debunked woo on the market, astrology. :scratch:


:this:

Welcome. Be dishonest with yourself by all means, but don't give me that 'I was a hardcore sceptic' nonsense.

Well he could've had a fall and bumped his head for all we know... What was his horoscope for that day?
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#36  Postby Shrunk » Feb 10, 2015 3:38 pm

Briton wrote:
Scarlett wrote:Hi, from a person who doesn't have a spiritual bone in her body!

I'm finding myself sceptical about how a 'hardcore sceptic' fell for the most debunked woo on the market, astrology. :scratch:


:this:

Welcome. Be dishonest with yourself by all means, but don't give me that 'I was a hardcore sceptic' nonsense.


Quite. I mean, is it the "hardcore skeptic" position that, when someone reads his horoscope, he won't have the reaction "Whoah! That is so me!"?

(But hiya, Wonderfeel, nonetheless! :wave:)
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#37  Postby SafeAsMilk » Feb 10, 2015 4:12 pm

Greets Wonderfeel :wave:

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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#38  Postby NamelessFaceless » Feb 10, 2015 4:48 pm

Welcome Wonderfeel! :wave:

I don't think I understand half the things that are coming out of your keyboard, but :cheers:
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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#39  Postby Scarlett » Feb 10, 2015 5:07 pm

Varangian wrote:
Briton wrote:
Scarlett wrote:Hi, from a person who doesn't have a spiritual bone in her body!

I'm finding myself sceptical about how a 'hardcore sceptic' fell for the most debunked woo on the market, astrology. :scratch:


:this:

Welcome. Be dishonest with yourself by all means, but don't give me that 'I was a hardcore sceptic' nonsense.

Well he could've had a fall and bumped his head for all we know... What was his horoscope for that day?


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Re: Hello Skeptics from a Spiritual Person!

#40  Postby colubridae » Feb 10, 2015 5:10 pm

S/be horrorscope.
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