Started by randomvim, September 11, 2016, 03:14:56 AM
Quote from: Minimalist on December 21, 2018, 12:39:23 AMYou are free to say whatever you like. I may think you are an asshole for doing so but that is the risk you take.
Quote from: Cavebear on December 21, 2018, 03:23:20 AM"I don't know, so it must be God" is the first resort of the uninformed. And sadly, the last resort of too many people today. Human ignorance is staggering sometimes.
Quote from: Cavebear on December 21, 2018, 03:14:11 AMI didn't know that. Well, I knew about the dungeon time, but not the tongue. Forgive me, but do you have a reference for that?
QuoteTo the last, the Church authorities were fearful of the ideas of a man who was known throughout Europe as a bold and brilliant thinker. In a peculiar twist to the gruesome affair, the executioners were ordered to tie his tongue so that he would be unable to address those gathered.
QuoteOn Ash Wednesday, 17 February 1600, in the Campo de' Fiori (a central Roman market square), with his "tongue imprisoned because of his wicked words". He was hung upside down naked before he was finally burned at the stake.
Quote from: Unbeliever on December 21, 2018, 01:31:31 PMThis one from Wikipedia:So, it looks like I was wrong about his tongue having been cut out. Sorry for the bad info.
Quote from: Unbeliever on December 21, 2018, 02:01:49 PMHe was one of the people I'd use a time machine go back to save - if I had a time machine.
Quote from: Unbeliever on December 21, 2018, 02:08:32 PMWell, that sounds good in principle, but in practice? It would be hard to find that first person who imagined God, I think.;-)
Quote from: Unbeliever on December 21, 2018, 02:33:58 PMRacoons are good. Better than people, I think.
Quote from: Cavebear on December 21, 2018, 02:04:59 PMIf I could go back in time, I would slaughter the first damn fool who imagined a deity of any sort. And every damned idiot who thought of it afterwards.