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by periphrastic
Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:01 am
Forum: Political Conversation & Debate
Topic: Capital punishment
Replies: 23
Views: 12454

RE: Capital punishment

[quote=matt]and the person should be referred to a specialist to see if he/she has any mental problems.[/quote]

Well, wouldn't it already have been established that he had "mental problems" by virtue of the crime?
by periphrastic
Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:58 am
Forum: Political Conversation & Debate
Topic: He got 8.5 years.
Replies: 7
Views: 4849

RE: He got 8.5 years.

[quote=Lad] The prisons are now full. That is not correct. They are overflowing. They are spewing out the sex offenders, murderers and other violent people by the dozen to make way for the latest inmates. I wonder if anyone in government has stopped to look at the trend of dangerous people milling a...
by periphrastic
Mon Jan 07, 2008 12:24 am
Forum: News/Current Affairs
Topic: Stomach bug sweeping the UK
Replies: 4
Views: 2752

RE: Stomach bug sweeping the UK

doesn't sound good


hope things calm down
by periphrastic
Thu Dec 20, 2007 7:27 pm
Forum: Political Conversation & Debate
Topic: Education
Replies: 14
Views: 7395

RE: Education

well, i think we should consider the point of education (pre-college), to begin with, which has nothing to do with "life skills" or the individual, but with the "system" - it's training for the underclass

have you read "dumbing us down"?
by periphrastic
Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:13 pm
Forum: Forum Annoucements
Topic: Downtime
Replies: 3
Views: 4276

RE: Downtime

nice expansion!
by periphrastic
Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Christian Fundermentalists
Replies: 10
Views: 6898

RE: Christian Fundermentalists

[quote=johnruddock]An ever growing percentage of the U.S.A believes in the literal word of the Bible. [/quote] that statement alone is interesting and so far, the discussion is, too i do wonder about the term "literal" and its implications in reading and interpreting the bible - this is something i'...
by periphrastic
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:47 pm
Forum: The Watercooler
Topic: Happy Birthday Matt!
Replies: 5
Views: 3352

RE: Happy Birthday Matt!

belated happy birthday to ya
by periphrastic
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:46 pm
Forum: News/Current Affairs
Topic: My mixed emotions
Replies: 2
Views: 2084

RE: My mixed emotions

[quote=Dom]Anyways, that's just my thoughts. At the end of the day, it shouldn't matter what colour you are.[/quote] well, living in america, that's purely idealistic and oh so foreign, lol - i guess i'd say there's not an issue with "color mattering" - it's the prejudicial attitude behind the "colo...
by periphrastic
Mon Dec 03, 2007 6:18 am
Forum: News/Current Affairs
Topic: Front garden searched for bodies
Replies: 8
Views: 4193

RE: Front garden searched for bodies

^ whoa, that's tough!


anyway, sick, sick
by periphrastic
Sat Nov 17, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: American & Caribbean Politics
Topic: 6th Anniversary of 9/11.
Replies: 4
Views: 4994

RE: 6th Anniversary of 9/11.

thanks for taking the time to share