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  1. Screwtape II

    Quote Originally Posted by osan View Post


    MY DEAR WORMWOOD,

    I note with grave displeasure that your patient has become a Christian. Do not indulge the hope that you will escape the usual penalties; indeed, in your better moments, I trust you would hardly even wish to do so. In the meantime we must make the best of the situation. There is no need to despair; hundreds of these adult converts have been reclaimed after a brief sojourn in the Enemy's camp and are now with us. All the habits of the patient, both mental
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  2. Daily Screwtape

    Quote Originally Posted by osan View Post
    Anti-Fedaeralist, the bad influence that he tends to be in my life, got me to thinking about The Screwtape Letters. I have decided I will at least attempt to post one letter a day for the coming month, there being 31 letters in all. I am not advocating for Christianity with this post, though I am neither detracting from it. But I am attempting to offer those who have not read them the opportunity to do so in a slow and piecemeal fashion, given at least a full day's interval to digest the thoughts
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  3. Am I Welcome Here?

    I don't mind immigration at all, but when they are coming to leech off the failed system; that pisses the hell out of me. Get across the border, and never have to work again. Take me somewhere like that !!!!
    You are somewhere like that, as the forums have mentioned repeatedly. Isn't this the place where it has been said over and over that it is more profitable to leech off the Government than to try to work and make something of yourself? The majority of people doing that were not ...
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  4. Return to RHETORIC

    Quote Originally Posted by osan View Post
    I started a thread over in Generap Politics a couple weeks ago because I thought the topic was important and might get more exposure there. It got no traction, which I am afraid is a rather sad statement WRT to the general posture of many of the otherwise seemingly very intelligent people in these forums.

    Anyhow, I paste it below just for the sake of completeness. Perhaps it will see more traction here, though I cannot say I'm optimistic. It seems most people really do not grasp
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  5. Donald Trump, When is Enough Enough?

    A few days ago when asked about the couragous stand of Kim Davis, Trump essentially came out in support of gay marriage. "Its the law of the land," he said. “I hate to see her being put in jail." Well, isn't that swell Trumpy, but he added “I understand what they’re doing. It would be certainly nice if she didn’t do it." Lets get this straight, while bold leaders like Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Mike Huckabee are coming out in support of Kim Davis and her religious stand of conscious, ...
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