About Easter

About Easter

Easter celebrations date back into remotest antiquity and are found around the world. Christians are the only people who refuse to admit that Christianity in general and Easter in particular are nothing but a been-there-done-than pagan knockoff. About Easter

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  1. magnocrat

    Fiction is often far more interesting than truth as the shelves of any library will attest.

    April 13, 2017
    1. den_of_iniquity2

      I couldn’t disagree more. Non-fiction is far more entertaining, fascinating, and educational than any fiction. You just need to be directed to the right library shelves.

      April 14, 2017
      1. magnocrat

        My library has piles of Mills and Boon type romances and they are snapped up. Its a free country why should people not chose what they like?
        Education is for egg- heads and stuff-pots why ram it down those who don’t want it? Why spend billions teaching youngsters what they will never need and keep raising the leaving age? Bingo is as popular as ever ; education is for the elite few who appreciate it not the masses who seek recreation.

        April 14, 2017
        1. den_of_iniquity2

          Its a free country why should people not chose what they like?
          You love those straw-man arguments, don’t you? I prefer to be smart and informed, while you prefer to be ignorant and entertained. I can tell simply from your inability to construct a grammatically correct sentence which choice you made a long time ago. Enjoy your stupidity, my friend.

          April 14, 2017
          1. magnocrat

            My grammatical inaptitude is not a choice its lack of schooling. I thought you were a believer in freedom but I sense its your own definition of freedom you want to endorse. Perhaps its the unconscious effect of Christian teaching that makes you anxious to mold the young into clones of yourself.

            April 15, 2017
            1. den_of_iniquity2

              My grammatical inaptitude is not a choice its lack of schooling
              That’s your excuse? You can’t pick up a book and read on your own? You can’t learn outside of school? Yes, your ignorance is a choice. Not knowing is ignorance. Not wanting to know, or refusing to learn, is stupidity. You are stupid.

              April 15, 2017
            2. den_of_iniquity2

              I thought you were a believer in freedom
              Another straw man argument. Who is challenging your freedom? Or anyone elses? Not me. On the contrary, I’m encouraging you to embrace your stupidity. Own it. Buy yourself a t-shirt that says “Proud to be Stupid”. Get another t-shirt that says “I’m with Smart”. Get yourself a bumper sticker that says “My kid can’t even spell honer role”.

              April 15, 2017
            3. den_of_iniquity2

              I would only ask that, for the sake of civilization and the preservation of humanity, you and your little stupid cohorts refrain from voting in public elections. Surely you can’t object to that small act of decency.

              April 15, 2017
    2. den_of_iniquity2

      The problem with young American minds is that they are raised on fiction. Fantasy, make-believe is all they know. They don’t read non-fiction, so they have no way of knowing how riveting it can be. They never grow out of childish visions of superheroes, vampires, ghosts, tv characters, and cartoons. And these are the goofballs who are assuming leadership roles in business and government. We are so fucked.

      April 14, 2017
  2. magnocrat

    Those goofballs are not so stupid they are rolling in the dollars and settling I into nice comfortable well paid positions.
    What young American wants to read dry old volumes about history when superman calls
    In the UK the most popular paper is The Sun which is stock full of the latest gossip ; why be bored with politics.

    April 14, 2017
  3. magnocrat

    But Den you attacked the ignorant majority quite savagely as if they had no right to their lifestyle of choice. I fear you judge people by what they know which is a sort of intellectual snobbery. We must avoid worshipping the golden calf of knowledge or we will consign most of mankind to the dustbin.
    Incidentally I’m quite well read in fiction but it is nothing worth boasting about many far exceed my abilities in all sorts of ways.

    April 16, 2017
    1. den_of_iniquity2

      you attacked the ignorant majority quite savagely as if they had no right to their lifestyle of choice
      Attacked savagely? Hardly. They have a right to be stupid, and I have a right to point out that they are stupid, and some of the consequences of their stupidity.
      We must avoid worshipping the golden calf of knowledge or we will consign most of mankind to the dustbin.
      What novel did you get that from?

      April 16, 2017
  4. magnocrat

    It springs from every paragraph of ‘A Christmas Carol’.
    Of course you have the same right as we all do to our opinions. My advice would be soften your stance , be a bit more forgiving. Often when we examine the behaviour of others we soften our judgement. We must learn to suffer fools gladly as most in the teaching profession tell us. As for youth they expect their seniors to say things like: we would not have done that in my younger days or I don’t know what the world is coming to.
    Where ignorance is bliss ‘tis folly to be wise’.

    April 17, 2017
    1. den_of_iniquity2

      Ignorance reigned supreme during the Dark Ages. It wasn’t bliss. But, don’t worry about that. Reality is such a downer.
      My advice to you is: grow up. If we all took your advice, soon there would be no more adults to take care of all you children. Looks like that’s where we’re headed. You will not like it.

      April 17, 2017
  5. magnocrat

    Den no one will take my advice or yours, they are far too busy going their own way.

    April 17, 2017
    1. den_of_iniquity2

      Let the record show that on this date in history magnocrat and den finally agreed on something. There was worldwide rejoicing and widespread astonishment. Muslims and Christians came together in a spirit of cooperation, explaining that if mag and den could do it, surely they could as well. And there was peace. God was sad because he had nothing to do.
      I can write fiction, too.

      April 17, 2017
  6. magnocrat

    Den you aught to take up short story writing , might I suggest allegorical material.

    April 18, 2017
    1. den_of_iniquity2

      Writing, yes. Short stories, no. More important things to do.

      April 18, 2017
  7. magnocrat

    To quote Mr Wilde ’ Nothing that actually happens is of the slightest importance.’

    April 19, 2017
    1. den_of_iniquity2

      That may have been true enough at the time, but since then we have discovered that Black Lives Matter.

      April 19, 2017
  8. magnocrat

    Leave them to the Whites they will look after them as they have been for centuries. Concentrate on those important things that you have to do while I adjust my deckchair.

    April 20, 2017