Homemade Barbarians

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~ ITEM: CAMPUS SJWs Threaten, Assault Attendees at Milo Yiannopoulos Speech at American University (vid)

~ ITEM: Milo Mocks Student Protesters Who Claim His Presence Is a ‘Threat to Their Physical Safety’ at UMass speech; and UMass Amherst students throw temper tantrum at free speech event

Steven Crowder and Christina Hoff Sommers at UMass

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“GNOTHI SEAUTON!” (Greek: γνῶθι σεαυτόν), said the ancient Greeks (we’re not sure which one, exactly)– Know Thyself! To this general idea, Socrates added: “The unexamined life is not worth living.”

That is, true wisdom (true authenticity with self, and others, and ultimately, God & reality), requires time, maturity, and effort– and a mirror. Some introspection. Some self-knowledge of strengths and weaknesses, fixable and unfixable, light & shadows, good and evil– OF YOURSELF. FIRST. With humility, and good humour.

Believe it or not, things like that Greek saying used to be taught on undiversity campuses. The Western way of knowing, of deliberation, moral action, of self-criticism and criticism of a society, of beauty, truth, goodness and right behaviour. Not so much in some sectors of the 21st Century modern college, though.

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OK, so 2016– whither ‘Know Thyself’? The examined life? AWOL. Tantrums? Awesome!!

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For many current and recent miseducatees, their radicalized professors fill them up with gross lies and half-truths and disproven faerie-tales and propaganda, get them all wound up and passionate, and release them like flying monkeys to accuse, judge, attack, grief, and mock– and even physically assaultThe Evil Other. Look outwards! Look over there! No mirrors needed! Smite!

For unreflective SJWism, all that is imperfect & evil is externalized: know thyself know the enemy! Blame & shame! Attack the ignorants! Down with the evil & wrong-thinks! Juden Raus!  Credere, obbedire, combattere! Smash the four olds! (破四旧). No think, just hate.

Know Thyself, Dude

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Waaaaaaaaaaaah!

Put down the bong, the feminist sociology textbook, and your smart-clickety– and grab a mirror, dear rads. Got mirror yet?

Dear SJWs, Campus radicals, progressives– you are the violent and dangerous ones. You are the assaulters, the silencers, the haters, the threateners, the fraud-artists, the no-platformers, the fanatics, the screamers, the interruptors.  The bullies who ignore the right of all to have a say.

Your ignorance-fueled moral fervor does not make you actual  heroes– it’s turning you into 1930s-style Leftist/ Socialist thugs. The fact that you may have nose-rings and tie-dye clothes and purple hair is utterly superficial– you are the Black, Brown, Green shirted barbarians you are claiming to warn everybody else about. You.

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A Word To Students

Your radical profs are using, abusing, misusing, and cheating you. ‘Friendly’ and ‘cool’? Whatevs. You are expendable tools in their master-plan utopian games.

Truth– They are only teaching you 1/10th of 1% of the intellectual, philosophical, artistic, literary, and other facets of knowledge which are rightly your inheritance. What dribs and drabs of truth they ration out?  All bent and twisted through circus-clown mirrors of radical distortion.

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Bad Radical Prof– Mizzou Extremist & Tuition-Gobbler Mz. Click

Moreover, these con-artists and their costly scam is stealing the formative years of your life, rewarding you with fools gold for your effort and money, and not preparing you for life, heaven & hell, work, adulthood & parenthood & citizenship.. nada.

How about… fact & truth based learning? The books your profs forbid?  Reading? Thinking & debate? Religion & faith? Uniting the passion of youth with the wisdom of the West? Unstoppable! World-changing!!

A Word To The Grown-Ups

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Choose very carefully.. or you get a graduated job-free lunatic.

Parents, before you send your kid to college, find out what college will give you in return on your investment of life in the kid, and your investment of time and money for a college. You want a smart, educated, work-ready, well-read life-long learner and adult, not a lazy stoned propaganda-spewing basement commie being bitter on social media for the next 10 years.

Parents and prospective students– Does your proposed place of study have an active Women’s Centre? Safe spaces? Gender Studies Program? Black Lives Matters? Lots of radical campus groups? RED ALERT! No world-class or national-class scholars (or scholar-authors), or well-spoken of programs in real studies areas? RED ALERT! Learn the warning signs of SJW-brain-cancer growth places, and avoid them, as you would steer clear of live cancer soup, or a Nazi-decorated university setting.

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Colleges? Take the hint from the Mizzou fallout. No more pandering.

Shut the radical ‘departments’ down, realize that pandering to the Radical Leftards will crush your school as word gets out, and parents wake up. Do what the awesome OSU leadership did— they told cry-bullies “No, you can’t trespass and harass our staff. Get out or get arrested and get completely off campus.” A tiny start.

So Saith,

Teh Binks

Evil Zombie Binks Attacks?

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No. No, clowns do not put the ‘fun’ in funeral. They put the ugly and hellish into any solemn occasion.

~ ITEM: Please Don’t Say These Six Things at My Funeral; 15 Things NOT to Say at a Funeral (or to anybody in pain)

Saith Teh Binks

If it should happen that Binks kicks the bucket in the next 60 years or so, please….
— Mourn my death, all death, and do not have a forced-smiley “Celebration Of Life”, or, I swear, my corpse will zombiefy briefly, rip off its own arm, and club the preacher senseless with it.
— Don’t preach me into heaven.. or hell. You don’t know that: death is not an automatic graduation. That’s God’s business. Preach about God’s judgment and mercy in Jesus.
— Don’t tell my loved ones “he’s in a better place”, as a form of comfort. You won’t know that. “So sorry” is fine.
— Don’t tell them “Everything happens for a reason”, either. “So sorry” is fine.
— Pray for my soul. Not so that it gets into heaven, but that the purgation is as quick and perfect as can be. If I’m in hell, I won’t care.
— My body will not be rubbish, leftovers, ‘or not really me’. It’ll be an integral part of who I was, and– in the resurrection– who I will be again, in Jesus. It will be resting and sleeping in hope, in the grave.
— Don’t plague my loved ones with your clever atheism, or on the other hand with very special theories about God and the afterlife and reincarnation and your pets going to heaven and suchlike.
— No, I will not ‘become an angel’ when I die. Nor shall I become a spotless Saint™. Eulogies are for pagans, trying to impress the gods or the public about the amazingness of the dead person. Have a wake, if you want to blab about my life, failings, and hilarities.
Mmmmkay?

Binks

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Dem Bones, Dem Big Bones

A Word To Stephen Crowder

~ ITEM: Excess Sugar Can Brain Your Damage

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Wee Binks… Lookit them crazy big wrist-bones!

MY NAME IS Binks Webelf, and I’m a fairly big guy (for my generation, at least). Actual big bones (the above is me at 2 1/2), 6′ in socks, shoulders as wide as a doorway– if I were anorexic weight, I’d still be about 175 pounds. Plus, I’ve battled weight (poor/ stress/ sugar eating) much of my adult life.

Behind the current fat-‘shaming’ and lunatic ‘body acceptance’ controversy, there is an actual health crisis afoot, which social media could cover, Mr. Crowder, and save a lot of lives: the sugar-powered metabolism, leading to metabolic syndrome. It’s the hidden plague ensickening and killing millions.

Stupid Science Men

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Hello, I an expert. Believe.

Remember low-fat ‘The Balanced Diet’ idea? Much smart, so science, very brain! Wow!!

Idiot food-scientists in the past century thought people were like machines– what you put in, you get out. Thus, dietary fat became evil: less is good. Eating fatty food makes you a blob, they believed. Bad consequences ensue.

Their new rules (which I grew up with)? Fewer eggs, less butter, diet everything, artificial sweetners, only occasional bacon, no cheese or anything like it– and lots of that that horrible inedible skim milk blue water of starvation & death. Bleagh.

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Reality check versus Science Men– that’s not how humans actually work: your body & cells burn fat, and parts of your body (brain, nerve-sheaths, cell-structures) are literally composed of certain kinds of fats. Ooops. Reality 1, Stupid Science Man 0.

What actually happens if you severely restrict fats, or else eat a junk-fat carb-sugar-soft-drink loaded diet? Disaster is what.

ALERT! Body Red Alert!

The body will consume whatever fuel it gets. It needs a mix of fats, veg, fruits, some carbs and the like, but can run (badly) on carbs (bread, carbs, SUGAR). In this case, the body literally starves for fat, since it’s running mostly on sugar. Fat? What fat? I got none, says the metabolism,– so the fat goes into emergency storage. Really.

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Mostly running on sugar? You must be starving to have so little fat in your furnace! Then your system hits the “Store ALL The Fats!” alarm, and so you find a carb+sugar fueled person sometimes not necessarily eating very much, but their body is on red alert, and storing fats like mad. Fatter, and fatter, and fatter. Horribly ironic, no?

Lotsa False Cures

Mocking the fat is the one still-permissible cruelty in 2016. You can see in the flesh what you rightly or wrongly imagine to be that person’s sins: gluttony, greed, sloth. Bad fatty!

The usual slings & arrows? EAT LESS, YOU PIG! Or, TAKE A WALK, LARD BUTT! Eat less! Exercise more! Diet, you slob! Feel better?

Except, even when sugar-fueled people do this, they lose weight super-slowly, and what little dietary fat they have gets burnt up, leading to.. you guessed it.. another “Store ALL The Fats!” alarm. Metabolism slows even more; the body even starts to burn its own muscle., since it is starving of fat. Vicious “Store ALL The Fats!” circle speeds up.

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It’s called Metabolic Syndrome, and it kills.

That’s when the fats turn into super-fats (triglycerides) and start getting glued into the liver (a form of inflammatory hepatitis), into arteries and, around the organs, and serious health problems & metabolic syndrome kicks in. The body can become almost resistant to insulin, because there’s so much sugar– and insulin around trying to control it– the cycle is out of control– type 2 diabetes ensues.

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The Actual Cure

Cure? NOT to eat less, starvation diet, or all the usual very profitable DietInc. nonsense. The diet industry only wants you fat, and eternally trying to lose wight (and, ironically, starvation/ see-saw dieting can also ruin your health).

Read this book (and here’s the website)*, but moderate the suggested diet a little, because even cavepersons ate some carbs–roots, nuts, and the like– just as current stone-age people still do in 2016.

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THE CURE– Cut the carbs & sugars waaaay back. Less breads, junk-food, and the like.

Do a low(er) carb/ higher fat/ veg semi paleo-style diet. After the fat alarms switch off, the body  re-adjusts to burning fat instead of sugar-fuels, and consuming food– instead of hoarding fat and burning sugar– in real-time. Eat as much as your body needs– snack often, gorge less. Ditch all soda-pop, diet or super-saturated sugar. Both are toxic, in different ways.

You’ll feel hungry a lot more, and you’ll need to snack. You’ll start gradually losing weight, as the body no longer thinks it is starving to death from lack of life-giving fats. Combined with moderate exercise and enough food to fuel your activity, all of a sudden your body is operating as it should. Suddenly, EVERYTHING changes. Brain, energy, weight, eyesight, taste buds, recovery for exercise or injury.

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Craving sugars? We’re all sugar addicts these days– have some fresh fruit instead. Mind you, this will also require some will-power, resolve, and self-discipline. Simply having the answer to a problem doesn’t solve the problem itself.

Learn up, and pass that on, and much of the politics of fat vs. thin will simply vanish. Yer welcome. ~

So saith,

Teh Binks

* The book authors don’t know me from Adam, and I’m only sharing this because it works.

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..Makes The World Go Around

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~ ITEM: The Endgame For Japan’s Pyramid Scheme? The BOJ is printing an extra 180 million of highest-denomination bills this fiscal year

~ ITEM: The IMF Proposes “Global Wealth Confiscation”. The Appropriation of Household Savings

~ ITEM: NIRP Has Created A Financial Frankenstein; and Japan, Denmark, How Dangerous Are Negative Interest Rates?

~ ITEM: Canadian Taxation? Rotten to the Core: How to Fix Our Tax System

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~ WHAT BINKS KNOWS about high finance could probably fill a thimble– but the world is a mess just now, and it will soon be biting all of us in the butt. So here goes.

In Canada, our new PM is aligned with the Old Liberal-Maurice $trong axis, and so when the international masters of money say jump, he starts jumping, even before asking “How high?” So much for “new leadership”.

Whee! Into The Red!

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The world in 2016 is drowning in debt, weak economies, high taxes, and rock-bottom consumer & public confidence. With good reason. And just how bad?

“The bank stocks are now warning investors that it is time to get money and assets out of the banking system.”

Thus, as Europe and Japan and China are financially stricken, leaders and experts are trying to figure out what to do, to keep the house of cards mostly upright– grab private pension funds? Cut back nanny-state goodies? Austerity policies? Invest in infrastructure? Deficit spending? Defaulting on national and international debts? Which way forward?

Or, try evil ideas like NIRPing (Negative Interest Rate Policy, where you directly fund the banks & the state even more = yet another tax); and how about ideas like that floated by the IMF (International Monetary Fund) that, you know, just maybe, everybody could allow a 10% tax on our private savings to pay down government debt? For a start?

The Vampires Bite

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You know, because bankrupt banks, corporations, and governments are entirely the fault of tax-payers, right? In Canada, our total tax-burden (taxes, fees, GST, hidden taxes, tax-on-tax) has been estimated to be as high as 70-74%, though officially about 42%.  And even as Liberal-misrun Ontario drowns in debt and NDP-stricken Alberta is shutting up shop, PM Shiny Pony is a fan of big government debt, like his Dad, because spending money we don’t have yet will solve all our problems.. for now.

Glorious leader actually has few options, given that the Canada he has inherited is still deeply debt & deficit ridden; our economy, business, and financial health is lagging; our dollar is shrinking again (partly a vote of non-confidence by the money-markets in Trudeau’s financial acumen). The relative boom-times of the ’60s and the ’80s and ’90s are gone.

Stop Stealing Mah Moneys!

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In Japan, the net effect of NIRP? Socks, mattresses, and safes. Banks losing deposits, and quickly. Inflation continues (rising prices hurting the poor most of all), as the taxes rise on the middle class. And did we mention the massive Japanese birth dearth?

Into those socks and safes, and under those matresses go people’s personal savings. So now japan and other nations are having problems with money hoarding of large denominations, hence more printing by national banks of large denomination banknotes (= further shrinking the currency), just as an entree:

Kuroda’s Bank of Japan just went to negative rates in late January, but hasn’t had any effect  on inflation so far. One early effect has been a surge in purchases of home safes as consumers withdraw their money from banks. Kuroda has announced plans to go deeper into negative territory if he feels it is needed.

I’d expect the same hoarding response in any country where people are not brainwashed into the fraud of handing over all “The Government’s Money” to the government, and the ruling banks. Odd how that “little temporary emergency income tax” to fund World War I ended us up here a century later, isn’t it?

People Peopling On

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Hence the rise in reasonable tax evasion & avoidance, grey market and black marketeering, yard sales, barter, work for direct cash-in-hand, and other age-old normal human economic activities when things get tough. I can’t blame them.

If your crippling tax rate (as in Canada) is more than you spend on your basic household necessities, is it morally wrong to pay as little tax as you can (which the tax-tyrant governments call ‘avoidance’)? If you have nothing to save at the end of each paycheck after the bills and taxes are paid, how can people have financial security, or a future? If your corrupt provincial government overcharges the public $37 billion in power-rates over 8 years, but refuses to refund or reduce rates, what’s a person to do?

Moar Bureaucratics!

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Trust-fund multi-millionaire Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s answer to overburdened Canadians struggling to make ends meet during an extended national and global depression, and critical slow-motion financial emergency? More government, & even more spending, taxes, and tax-collectors!

“In this budget, even before the Panama Papers came out, we had allocated an extra $440 million to the Canada Revenue Agency to ensure they are empowered to go after tax avoidance,” Trudeau said. [ my emphasis ]

This from a comfy weasel-worder who has never been involuntarily cold, hungry, badly dressed, chronically malnourished, bankrupt, or had to constantly worry and pinch pennies just to make ends meet, balance a budget, clip all the coupons, and just go without in some months. I’ve been there, and so have a lot of people. And more will be headed that way in the next decade, as the net effect of the current economics is to erase the middle class, inflate the government class, and profit the richest 1%, as usual.

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Predictions-R-Us!

So what comes next? Here’s the perfect suggestion– I’d invest in safe-making companies, mattress companies, and the sorts of people inventing updated things like this:

“What’s under your mattress? The new DUX 818 luxury bed includes a built-in safety compartment that elevates the practice of hiding money under your mattress, and is one of four new models launched by the 85-year-old Swedish company.”

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So Saith,

Teh Binks 

Word To A Scottish Blogger

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Saith the Binks– the following (minus section-headings,minor formatting, and graphics) was written as a comment on Loki’s webpage for the article just below. It is unedited, and so there you are, and there you go. ~B~

~ ITEM: PRIVILEGE AND PREJUDICE: SOCIAL JUSTICE IN AN AGE OF MALE CONFUSION– February 25, 2016 by Loki The Scottish Rapper

Sargon of Akkad:
The Regressive Left has Become the Religious Right

Dear ‘Loki’ Scottish Blogger–

This is a brilliant, courageous, truth-speaking essay, and while you will get flak from your own side as a possible heretic, keep speaking, thinking, and looking at reality as you are trying to do.

I don’t fit in many of the modern categories– I’m a vaguely libertarian-ish old-liberal-ish semi-Catholic-ish middle-aged male Christian. Where do we believers fit, except in the categories of ‘old absolutist’, bigot, superstitious, and wrongly maligned as if all Christians are anti-intellectual, creationist, and laughable, and exactly the same? Everywhere, and nowhere– equally oppressed?

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Picking A Team

Therefore, looking around the current political battlefields, I find many of the new Atheists interesting, because rigorous, if biased; I find the power-mongering systems-theory irrationalist SJWs cultic and absolutist and moralizers and comment-blockers; and the secular economic capitalist too cruel and immoral; the MGTOW/ PUA/ MRA men’s movement partial and obsessed, if worthy of sympathy; the 3rd wave feminists unreflectively and nastily Marxist, without understanding their own progressivism. Sigh.

Back in the 1980s when I was in university, the politically correct were trying, but failing in their first effort to conquer academia, silence criticism, and make colleges into tribal hooting places, instead of a level playing field for learning, thinking, gaining some grasp on various topics via effort and research, without profs being nasty cheerleaders for this or that propagandistic cartoon of a topic. Yes, there was such a time, even after the irrational rumblings of the 1960s.

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The 80s? You talk to all sorts of people to learn what & how they think; you disagree, or even disapprove in some cases, but still have coffee and friendly chit-chat after; you actually try to think both sides of an issue– then you know more than a one-side-only obsessive. You imperfectly use the evidence and reasons and tools you have, without judging someone who differs from you as stupid, or immoral, not entirely human or deserving of respect… or in need of re-education camp.

Enter The Now

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Safe-spaces? Tantrums? No-platforming? Really? Monsterizing anybody who disagrees in any speck or word of the current moment of identity politics? Nope. Erasing from our common humanity whole categories of our fellow men and women via class, race, gender, cheap discount Marxism, and right-grabbers, minoritarian cry-bullies and petty tyrants? No way.

Anyhow, sorry for the pontification. Great article. I got here via Sargon of Akkad.

Cheers,

Binks

http://www.steynian.wordpress.com
http://www.therebel.media/binks_webelf

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Godless Troll Wars?

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SO I’M LEARNING (if slowly) that there’s absolutely nobody more smarter than an intertube atheist. Nobody, ever, anywheres.

In Christian circles, there’s such a thing as “preaching to the choir”. In web-infidel circles, the comment sections everywhere are a veritable Echo Chamber of very smug, self-satisfied clevers who have read Same Harris, watched Bill Nye and read some Hitchins and the infamous Dawkins, and don’t you dare try and take them on, lowly fool! Christers and other pathetic defenders of mindless superstition, beware!

Mind you, most of these ‘experts’ are mostly not deeply educated on anything except ‘Atheism/ Agnosticism’, and have no scope of history, philosophy, Biblical knowledge, or interpretation larger than a few books, and several dozen YouTube videos. It’s a puddle, not a lake– let alone an ocean’s depth of true wisdom and education and insight.

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On The Intertoobs

This is sad-making, for Binks. As I noted a few posts ago, I like the YouTube channels of self-proclaimed atheists like Sargon Of Akkad— to which I’d add HoneyBadgerRadio, Thunderf00t, Karen Straughan, Vernaculis, Woolly Bumblebee, ShoeOnHead, johntheother, Feminism LOL, and others.

But there’s a dirty secret about most of these ‘open-minded’ characters which I’ll now reveal– despite the fact these cultural libertarian guys & gals are all great in their own ways for smiting the feminist, SJW, and Cry-Bully tribes (their alienated fellow Leftists), they are still very tribal themselves, and generally won’t engage in actual discussion– however friendly & reasonable– with religious believers.. especially the smart and friendly ones with an education.

Nothing. Nada. Silence. Can’t be having none of that. I’ve tried.

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Christians Have The Derp.  Derp!

I mean, We All Know™ that all the Christians are all American-style fundamentalist Westboro Baptist bigotted science-hating anti-intellectual flat-earthing creationists, right? Morons. Nitwits. Stupids, with a retarded and childish set of beliefs, right? Derpy derp derp.

Enter YouTube Atheist Christer-basher CyaLatte (an Aussie), as a typical example of the tiresomely godless folks I’ve run into online almost constantly (think: very vocal ex-smoker). CyaLatte’s been in a sniping-war in the YouTube comments with myself on this video, together with some other addled glutton for punishment named Jeff Rosenbury.

Enjoy the following. My comment is last.

So saith,

The Binks


 (1) Jeff Rosenbury8:07 AM
How do we tell which god is God? Well you might look at His creation and make some deductions using — science perhaps?Tolerance is not a scientific value. Science allows no forgiveness. There is no excuse for a wrong answer. Science does not place value on human life. Therefore the logical conclusion is to kill everyone who is wrong. (i.e. doesn’t agree with you, or perhaps has a low IQ, or whatever other criteria you scientifically conclude.)

Fortunately the weight of scientific evidence currently favors some sort of godlike being. (This has varied through scientific discoveries, so perhaps humans aren’t always right?) The odds of the physical constants of the universe being in the narrow range to support life randomly (even using some sort of evolutionary, “we’re here” algorithm) are astronomically in favor of intelligent design. (Odds aren’t proof of course, but they are a good way to bet.)

Further the odds that the universe is so simple that humans are the ultimate in complex intelligence are slim. It’s just hubris to think we’re the smartest thing out there.

So presuming God exists, what does He want from us, and should we give it to Him? Is tolerance something nice?

If He is in contact, presumably He wants us to follow that religion thing. But perhaps not.

Give it some thought.

Then, saith CyaLatte:
(2) CyaLatte, 8:38 AM
“How do we tell which god is God? Well you might look at His creation and make some deductions using — science perhaps?” 
Mate, that literately explains nothing. The “look around you” argument is null and void. It’s stupid, and you’re stupid for using it. Looking around, that’s what you chose to open with? Honestly this is so ridiculous I spat out my food in laughter when I read it.

If I was the most generous moron in the world and granted there must be a god by simply looking at the creation, that still doesn’t differentiate the God itself. What evidence do you have that it was (what I am assuming you believe in, correct me if I’m wrong) the Judaeo-Christian God? It could have been Odin, Zeus, Allah, or Vishnu, there is no evidence to say which on it is, and that is all assuming that looking around is enough to prove anything, which it isn’t by any standard of logic and reason.

“Tolerance is not a scientific value. Science allows no forgiveness.”

Science is not an conscious entity, so obviously not. And since when are Gods tolerant, the Judaeo-Christian god especially? One minute he’s laying down the law saying “thou shall not murder”, and a chapter later he orders genocide. That is not tolerance, that is hypocrisy. In regards to forgiveness, why do you need forgiveness? Have you raped someone? Have you murdered someone? If you have you don’t deserve forgiveness and any god that forgives rape or murder doesn’t deserve worship.

“Science does not place value on human life.”

Maybe because human life ISN’T special. Have you not considered that? Are you wrapped up so much in your own ego that you think that humans are the most important thing in the Universe? If anything humans have done more harm than good. All life is just bunch of carbon, water and a series of chemical reactions. You know what’s more important than humans? Stars, if not for them there wouldn’t have been carbon in the first place.

“Therefore the logical conclusion is to kill everyone who is wrong.”

No that’s not a logical conclusion, that’s a retarded conclusion.

Fortunately the weight of scientific evidence currently favors some sort of godlike being. (This has varied through scientific discoveries, so perhaps humans aren’t always right?) The odds of the physical constants of the universe being in the narrow range to support life randomly (even using some sort of evolutionary, “we’re here” algorithm) are astronomically in favor of intelligent design. (Odds aren’t proof of course, but they are a good way to bet.)”

There is zero scientific evidence that supports any sort of god, let alone a god invented my humans. Again, even if I’m moronically generous and assume there is a god there is no way to determine which is correct. I challenge you to find one, just one piece of evidence that has gone through the scientific process and given irrefutable proof that a god exists. And if you can manage to do that then do the same thing to prove that your god is the correct god. Until then you have no case.

“Further the odds that the universe is so simple that humans are the ultimate in complex intelligence are slim. It’s just hubris to think we’re the smartest thing out there.”

Odds are not proof of anything. Using them as an argument without any evidence to support your claim damages your own credibility further.

“So presuming God exists, what does He want from us, and should we give it to Him? Is tolerance something nice?”

You’re so stupid I don’t know why I bother.

If He is in contact, presumably He wants us to follow that religion thing. But perhaps not.

Give it some thought.”

I can think about it all I like, and unless I suffer a massive brain injury tomorrow, or until irrefutable proof is given and passes all scientific standards

Then, saith Teh Binks….

(3) Binks Webelf, 10:00 AM

 Cyalatte–

It must be lovely to be able to call other people ‘stupid’, that their beliefs & conclusions are ‘retarded’ and childish’; to mock and dismiss most people ever, including a lot of scientists and philosophers and great people.

Of course, I’m not using the following names to ‘prove’ that God or divinity exists, just to line up the people you theoretically dismiss as stupid, retarded, and childish for their belief in God/ a divine being.

Who, exactly?

Aristotle, Socrates, and Plato.
Einstein.
Moses & Jesus.
St. Thomas Aquinas.
Galileo.
Leonardo.
Sir Isaac Newton.
Nicholas Copernicus.

The following Noble Laureates in Science are also for your list of stupid people who had some kind of agnostic or actual faith in God (mostly Jewish & Christian)–

http://www.adherents.com/people/100_Nobel.html

Also, this list of morons,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Christians_in_science_and_technology

These derpy nitwits:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Catholic_scientists

And this list of cretins:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Roman_Catholic_cleric-scientists

So, CyaLatte– I guess along with that noted clueless doofus Jeff Rosenbury , I’ll more than happily stand on the side of the ancient pagan, Jewish, and Christian  physicists, geneticists, mathematicians, philosophers, astronomers, inventors, botanists, architects, logicians, meteorologists, physicians, co-founders of the scientific method, chemists, minerologists, cartographers, mathematical physicists, and the rest of the ragbag of losers, retards, know-nothings, and stupids who don’t fit your remarkably narrow categories.

Seriously, CyaLatte– actual education is more than reading and regurgitating online the notions of the “New Atheists”, some few of whom as ‘noted scientists’ (Sam Harris? Nye? Dawkins?) are very dim lights indeed, compared to the full sweep of history, thought, and famous folks listed above.

Again, I’m not arguing from authority to prove  or disprove anything– I’m just listing names which don’t fit your, well, dogmatic anti-religious bigotry. Reality is always a little more complicated and unsettling than we thought.

But, I’m just a stupid, with ‘retarded’ and childish’ beliefs.. just like all the people listed above.

Cheers.

 



P.S. I recently left the following on Feminism LOL’s YouTube comments. No reply, yet. Still, her stuff on the Ghomeshi debacle is must-see.

Dear Diana Davison:

A very interesting article– I used to view Molyneux vids, until that whole bald-faced lying about his wife’s professional troubles thing a while back. Never heard of the new age guru-ette woman before, but have known of similar people & groups in the past. As a convert Christian, this all looks like (a) any messiah but the Real One, and (b) any ‘healing’ of our broken selves except the Eternal One.

Some atheist will then chime in with their faith-statement and say “But ALL religions are false!” but duck and dodge when it comes to examining the logical and evidential status of scientific materialism/ empiricism as a sufficient analysis of all things human and true and good. Of course, longing for a messiah doesn’t mean that there ever was or will be one, or that there is any actual healing for the brokenness, finity, imperfection, and infinite longings of human beings. That should be obvious.

As the Greek philosophers like Aristotle argued [Nicomachean Ethics], such desire may never be satisfied, but at least it indicates that our end (Gk. ‘telos’ =destiny, true fulfillment, goal, final end, completion) lies not in ourselves or any other finite thing, knowledge, or state of being. That’s why Aristotle ends up saying our human goal is to imitate God, the prime mover and the telos of all things, including human beings.

So– misled & misleading people like Swan, or Molyneux, or the New Atheists raise more questions for me than simply “why are they wrong or right?’, but also ‘how are they pointing to the truth, however imperfectly?’– this versus ‘Truth is known only in the empirical’, or ‘See how foolish and irrational these believers in messiahs and salvation are?”

You seem fair-minded, insightful, and reasonable in your approach. Please surprise me by reading and responding to my comment, the latter never happening on other atheist-tribe sites (Sargon, Thunderf00t, Vernaculis, etc.), even when I’m just elaborating on their point, or praising what they said.

Cheers.

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~ ITEM: Jian Ghomeshi Accusers Are Liars

~ ITEM: Ghomeshi verdict was magnificent, compared to trial by press or social media, by Christie Blatchford

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THE IDIOTIC idea that all must believe all reports of racist, sexist, homophobic, or other alleged attacks is a popular idiotic idea: all must “Listen And Believe!

Why? Because like empty social media ‘celebrity’, potentially valuable victimhood can win you all the goodies, sympathy, attention, weepy protesters, and minions listening to you and believing you. Except, there’s a lot of attention-seeking liars out there, constantly crying wolf, and inventing hate-crimes for the media and permanently aggrieved to feeding-frenzy all over.

Some Basics….

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(1) Prove it. Evidence. Law. Witnesses. Investigation. The Feminist dirty-word ‘Facts’. Believe nothing legal until it is legally certain, however likely the guilt may be, or how unlikeable the alleged perp happens to be. Because digital lynch mobs can still ruin innocent lives, reputations, and put men in jail for years and years.

(2) Supposed perps? The law says: “Innocent until proven guilty”, not guilty until proven guilty, because someone belongs to some “guilty” group (men, males, heterosexuals, Christians, white men and women, non-poor people, conservatives, anyone who dares disagree with Victim Glorifying, and SJWism).

(3) That SJWs can’t and won’t police their own folks from alleging all sorts of death-threats, bomb-threats, and over-inflating online criticism into unbearable ‘hatred and harassment’ ( COUGHZoe, AnitaCOUGH )? Fact-lite, and useful fear-mongering heavy.

The cry of the Great Speckled Victim? “Help. Help. I’m being oppressed. Save me by dropping much moneys into my Patreon or Kickstarter, before They Get Me.” Cha-Chings.

Och Aye, The Noo

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YouTuber 6oodfella has a great (if Scots & salty) video up on the whole matter, plus a heap of intertube links to false reports over the past few years. He tells it like it is, IMHO.

The irony? Crying wolf doesn’t mean there aren’t wolves, and that some people aren’t attacked for various reasons– it does mean that innocent victims might not be believed, and wolves may well get away with attacks. That would be precisely because of all the phony, self-seeking, and ‘consciousness-raising’ fakery, useful lies, and propagandistic noise from SJWs, feminists, militant homosexuals, disturbed individuals, and members of other privileged ‘victim’ groups.

#IBELIEVE? Well, that would be because you dislike or don’t understand either the principles of justice, or the purpose of law-courts, then. Shame on you for wanting possibly unprincipled, unjust, and wrong-headed vigilantism enforced by the state. ~

So saith,

The Binks

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Because, reasons.