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I lurk, read, and reply sometimes with usually a failed attempt at humor. Usually by the time I’ve found something online everyone else has seen it and its old news. So rarely do I start a topic. On a general note, there are enough other people to stirring the pot so I don’t need to
Common sense is admitting there is cause and effect and that you can exert some control over what you understand.
It does. But to explain that we'd have to move to the soapbox.
Oh yeah, I bet you'd just love that.
Actually, we don't - we just have to accept that we both perceive how it all happened quite differently - why not just leave it at that and enjoy the notion that, however they got there, we agree that alien species most likely exit, in droves, elsewhere in our galaxy.
"If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur." Red Adair. Those who seek perfection will only find imperfection nils illegitimus carborundum
Laughing can mean different things to different people.
It usually means they find something funny. Obviously we don't find the same things funny. As I said before I was making a joke about "how could anyone think this is the only planet with life". Not a joke about religion.
I don't make jokes about religion because there is always someone who takes offense. Seems religion is no joking matter to some people.
The report of my death was an exaggeration - Mark Twain