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  1. African - the top of the Matterhorn

    The Matterhorn is also a popular ride at Disneyland constructed mostly from steel and fiberglass by dwarfs, who were eaten by a yeti a few weeks after its completion.
  2. "Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die."

    1. The_Patriot2016

      The_Patriot2016

      and junk food, is definetly the tastiest.

    2. The_Patriot2016

      The_Patriot2016

      and junk food, is definetly the tastiest!

  3. Watch The "JESUS" Film

    I watched it in German Standard. Although Ich weiƟ nicht, wie Sie sprechen Deutsch, that language seems to give everything a little more 'pep' than English. Thank you for the link FresnoJoe, the film was educational, although it did lack conventional dramatic elements such as car chases, explosions, cybernetic ninjas, etc.
  4. "When I die, I want to go peacefully like my Grandfather did, in his sleep - not screaming, like the passengers in his car."

  5. "Always remember you're unique, just like everyone else." - Alison Boulter

  6. "Due to current economic conditions the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off."

  7. "After many years of studying my Geography book I finally know by heart that Australia is on page 23."

    1. The_Patriot2016

      The_Patriot2016

      whats on page 24?

  8. "You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself." -Sam Levenson

  9. "Working in a team means spending half your time convincing the others that your idea is better than theirs."

  10. "What's the best thing to do if you want to keep your hair when it starts falling out? Put it in a box."

  11. "My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him of course he could, so long as he didn't take it out of my garden" - Eric Morecambe

  12. Hope In Christ

    I am not sure that what really matters to me is any relevant in case I am wrong. But let us analyze the different cases, which depend on the various interpretations of Christianity. I make the ssumption here that I find out that I am wrong after my death. 1) Eternal separation from God. This is wishy-washy and underdefined. It is plausible that I would regret my erthly unbelief, assuming that not being separated from God provides some advantages. It is reasonable that I would be mad at my cogninitive faculties, anyways. 2) My consciousness will be terminated. Easy, I will not regret nor feel any emotion. 3) going to Heaven, anyway. Well, probably I would be really thankful and, at the same time, ashamed of my past unbelief. Actually, it depends, really. Could be that God appreciated my skepticism like I appreciate it when my kids do not believe me when I give them no evidence for my claims. In any case, my feelings will last no more than the first million years 4) suffering all eternity in Hell. Well, probably I will suffer too much pain to think about it. And if I can think about it, then the pain is not so high. In the latter case, I would regret it, at least for the first couple thousands of years. Ciao - viole In regards to the second item on the list, oblivion seems more likely. I was effectively 'dead' on more than one occasion before my heart started beating again. If there were an 'afterlife', I have no recollection of it. That, or the medics/machines were 'wrong'. As far as eternal suffering goes, logically, one should suffer in accordance with a lifetime of sins (a few decades, maybe, if 'thought crimes' are counted), so it's difficult to comprehend what purpose extending the punishment to forever would serve. Separation from God would be traumatizing for those close to him, but would not be very effective for anyone else, so I would agree with your reasoning to these options, and pascal's wager seems reasonable, as everyone is ultimately taking the same risk.
  13. Hope In Christ

    Fresnojoe, your posts always look to me like they are written in iambic pentameter for some reason. The aforementioned logic was from an old Irish anecdote, and not meant to be taken too seriously. There's a Japanese story along the same lines: There was once a man who was being chased by a ferocious tiger across a field. At the edge of the field there was a cliff. In order to escape the jaws of the tiger, the man caught hold of a vine and swung himself over the edge of the cliff. Dangling down, he saw, to his dismay, there were more tigers on the ground below him! And, furthermore, two little mice were gnawing on the vine to which he clung. He knew that at any moment he would fall to certain death. That's when he noticed a wild strawberry growing on the cliff wall. Clutching the vine with one hand, he plucked the strawberry with the other and put it in his mouth. He never before realized how sweet a strawberry could taste.
  14. "Everybody wants to go to heaven; but nobody wants to die." -Albert King

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    2. hippo's hope is HIM

      hippo's hope is HIM

      nick arent those words also a part of a song? If it's what I am thinking of it's a pretty cool song.

    3. Jayyycuuup

      Jayyycuuup

      Heyy!! That is apart of a song LOL

    4. NeedYouLord

      NeedYouLord

      I heard this the other day: Heaven is Big Enough for Everybody...the thing is many will not choose to go there...

  15. What is the best thing to do when you have a hole in a boat and water is leaking inside? Make another hole to drain the water.

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    2. TsukinoRei

      TsukinoRei

      if we ever go boating, I'm bringing two life jackets. =o)

    3. TsukinoRei

      TsukinoRei

      and confiscating your sharp objects.

    4. franciskelsey

      franciskelsey

      good one. I'll give that a shot next time :)