Started by Gregory, February 28, 2020, 10:16:25 PM
Quote from: Gregory on March 05, 2020, 08:45:09 PMIf I can't understand you, you are either racist or sexist or both.
Quote from: Gregory on March 06, 2020, 10:31:23 PMDeceit has many names.
Quote from: Unbeliever on March 07, 2020, 01:38:03 PMI don't think the word "synonym" is a synonym...
Quote from: Gregory on March 16, 2020, 09:47:17 PMThe Koran is still read, however the Islamic schools instruct their followers what to understand from it as there is no real sense to it.
Quote from: Baruch on March 16, 2020, 10:15:33 PMYes, anthologies of oracular poetry in a special dialect of Classical Arabic is hard for even native speakers of colloquial Arabic to understand. In most organizations, the law for instance, you have specialists explain it to you. This is usually true of religious scriptures. At times even I find great value in someone's clever interpretation of something that is unclear.Of course we could go back to Ancient Athens, where Socrates didn't have a defense attorney, he had to address the court and witnesses all by himself. But his arrogance was up to the task of being his own expert. Are you?
Quote from: Gregory on March 17, 2020, 01:39:31 AMI don't have the arrogance of Socrates or the wisdom of Solomon. I am but mortal.
Quote from: Baruch on March 17, 2020, 08:40:32 AMSo where they. If you put anyone on a pedestal, then they are just marble.
Quote from: Gregory on March 17, 2020, 09:16:15 PMA nice turn of phrase.