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by ontario claret
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your 5 favourite Clarets of all time
Replies: 96
Views: 2963

Re: Your 5 favourite Clarets of all time

Name any 5 you want. Just make sure you include Peter Noble. The man was pure class both on and off the field.
by ontario claret
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley to get a Starbucks
Replies: 74
Views: 3632

Re: Burnley to get a Starbucks

Sorry, Falcon. I haven't been to luxurious Bury recently.
by ontario claret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drugs dont hurt
Replies: 112
Views: 3873

Re: Drugs dont hurt

And how much can you tie in Jimi's musical brilliance to his drug use? Unfortunately, not uncommon among many artists.
by ontario claret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drugs dont hurt
Replies: 112
Views: 3873

Re: Drugs dont hurt

C'mon, cc. You and I usually get along quite well. Yes, it is a joke. But it was also reality for Jimi.
by ontario claret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley to get a Starbucks
Replies: 74
Views: 3632

Re: Burnley to get a Starbucks

"Tom", of course, was "Tim".
by ontario claret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley to get a Starbucks
Replies: 74
Views: 3632

Re: Burnley to get a Starbucks

And did you know that Tim Horton was a real person? He played defence for the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL. Had a few extra quid to throw around, so he started a doughnut shop on Ottawa Street in Hamilton, Ontario. People loved the coffee (which is actually standard fare Mot...
by ontario claret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley to get a Starbucks
Replies: 74
Views: 3632

Re: Burnley to get a Starbucks

If Tim Hortons ever came to England, I'd have faith in their training programmes to teach proper etiquette to their staff. Wait!!! It's England!!! You're right. But the best actual doughnuts are Krispy Kream, but their coffee is shiite. Timmy's now has a full range of meal options, which are actuall...
by ontario claret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Greenmile, it was you making direct quotations from the Bible, not me. A person doesn't need to know every word in order to be a believer. You're arguments are all based on your hatred of others who find solice in the good book. I just hope that you find some way to get the hatred out of your heart....
by ontario claret
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

"hell" and "Hell" are 2 different places. The first is a generic term, while the second denotes a specific place. Did Jesus mean to capitalize "hell", or was He referring to a place that many human beings hold in their hearts? Only the individual can decide that, becaus...
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

You say "religion". That's a big blanket. I'm a Christian and shall remain so.
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Greenmile, there are many schools of theology where many deep questions are asked. I have yet to know of a School of Batman, although I'm beginning to suspect that you are a large consumer of said material. If you believe Hogwart's actually existed, let me know when you find it.
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

And what was the question again?
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

You're right. Because nobody's gone and come back. No, actually 3 have in the Bible. So, I guess there are 2 of them there. There ARE supposed contradictions. But it still doesn't neglate the feelings I hold in my heart.
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

And willsclaret, what the Bible says is that non-believers are consigned to non-existence, while believers are taken to a better place, without the pains that affect everyday life. All I know is that in the last 9 years I've never been subjected to a sermon on the nature of Hell. End days, many time...
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Did I ask for special understanding, Greenmile? My numbers are much less than yours. And we all follow our own paths. Some day,you might wake up in the middle of the night, like I did, and know the truth. I only hope so for your sake.
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

There are typos in the Bible. Why not? It was written by human beings. The apostle Paul actively persecuted Christians before having his epiphany. We're all sinners. The key is to ask for forgiveness, in whatever form you choose. Only Catholics and Anglicans believe in the absolute truth of a Pope o...
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

And nobody solved my parable. Maybe that's a good thing for this forum.
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Religion takes many forms. Buddhists have prayer wheels. Shintos worship their ancestors. Animalists think that the rain forests are inhabited by various spirits. Whatever works for you. Just don't deny anybody's right to worship, as long as it's non-pervasive.
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

There's very little positive in atheism. I know. I've been there.
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Different congregation leaders, whatever they may be called, have different abilities and approaches. Right now I'm attending a Free Methodist church. But the pastor's kind of a hippy, dippy guy. He'll tell you himself that he's not all that smart. And he tends to wear strange things, like Winnie th...
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

You want to go Muslim, fine with me. It's what you find truly in your heart that matters. Kind of like following Burnley FC.
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

If you do go Muslim, watch out for the flying donkeys.
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

You want to go Muslim, fine with me. It's what you find truly in your heart that matters. Kind of like following Burnley FC.
by ontario claret
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley to get a Starbucks
Replies: 74
Views: 3632

Re: Burnley to get a Starbucks

Starbucks? Wait until a Tim Hortons sets up in your neighbourhood. Then you'll have the real coffee takeout experience.
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Try a Baptist or Methodist congregation. Catholic and Anglican are really the same thing, only different robes. Try to get away from the "splendour of God" thing, and more to the reality contained in the Bible.
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Oh, Rileybobs, you finally acknowledge that you're not an expert on Muslim names. Neither am I. But I'm 99.9% sure that Misra is Muslim.
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

My pastor stands in front of his congregation wearing only a blazer. And his only tool is the good book, and his own life experiences.
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

And I'm not a Catholic. I'm a disciple of Martin Luther.
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Actually, they control nobody. My church encourages people to explore their own forms of faith. Like my pastor said, "We all have our own versions of reality to get where we are." He was born to an alcoholic father, and is one of the coolest people I've ever known. Perhaps you've been to a...
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

The Big Bang Theory. What caused a non-existent universe to suddenly explode and send all sorts of matter into all corners of the detectable sphere?
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

And you're not punished. But you're definitely rewarded if you pray for forgiveness.
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Have you ever heard of "String Theory"? Eleven dimensions, three of whom are time. Lots of space and time for all kinds of things to exist that we can't see or know.
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

For your information, very few sects preach about a literal Hell any longer. Where would it exist? Besides, if they found that much sulphur, they would exploit it for commercial purposes. Try attending just one service to see what goes on before you condemn it. Oh, ya. People like you just condemn, ...
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drugs dont hurt
Replies: 112
Views: 3873

Re: Drugs dont hurt

I personally prefer shooting heroin into the blood vessels near my eyeballs. It worked wonders for Jimi Hendrix. Talk about a "Purple Haze"!
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ode on Melancholy
Replies: 26
Views: 885

Re: Ode on Melancholy

Was that as they were being attacked by a banana?
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

"Subdue mankind". Are you for real?
by ontario claret
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

At least in North America there's a general acknowledgement that people have a right to worship according to their own personal beliefs. You lot seem to be hell bent on trying to convince the other half that they are wrong, and will never lay down until they win their position. Look at IT. He spends...
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Couldn't agree with you more. We'll talk again tomorrow.
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Another story. This person's father once took his children to the middle of the lake and dumped them overboard. Without life jackets, it was sink or swim. Well, he rowed aside, and they all made it back, but talk about swimming lessons!
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

That is true, B-o-T, only if man lacks a soul. I'm in the camp that what separates man from the beasties is the ability to look at one's actions and criticize if they are "good" or "bad". Hence, the creation of philosophy. My favourite philosopher was Soren Kierkegaard, the philo...
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ode on Melancholy
Replies: 26
Views: 885

Re: Ode on Melancholy

Economics is the "Dismal Science", in case you didn't know.
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scotland
Replies: 55
Views: 3051

Re: Scotland

Maybe next year they'll put the Scots and the Cunhaians in some kind of a pre-tournament qualifying round.
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

You're kind of on the right track, but not really. I have a huge clue to give, but I'm not ready to reveal it just yet.
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drugs dont hurt
Replies: 112
Views: 3873

Re: Drugs dont hurt

Here's a good one. When parliament was first created in Denmark (in 1848), all land-owners were allowed the vote, but only elected members of the Conservative party were allowed to be prime minister or sit in cabinet. This arrangement lurched along until there were only 7 elected Conservatives vs. a...
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Anybody else want a shot at the parable? I don't think that testing for blood diseases had yet been invented back then.
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

You don't find the discussion over the name "Misra" to be, how can I say it, odious and only designed to make me rise to the bait and "touch a nerve"? You interpret it the way you want, and I congratulate you on your successful fishing expedition.
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drugs dont hurt
Replies: 112
Views: 3873

Re: Drugs dont hurt

H. C. Andersen (that's what he's called in Denmark), was more of a moral fableist that many people realize. But the real creator of the modern Denmark was a chap named Brandes. He took on the arch-conservative Denmark of his time, and had a tremendous influence on writers such as Isak Dinesen, who w...
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drugs dont hurt
Replies: 112
Views: 3873

Re: Drugs dont hurt

Did I read what he posted in the wrong way? I assumed that he meant smoking was bad because it affects those in nearby attendance, while injectable drugs and alcohol aren't "shared" with the imbiber. But the effects of all mind-altering choices are shared with all who share their close acq...
by ontario claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

Obviously, most of what I post is lost on you lot. You twist and turn everything and pick at scabs until you find something you find fault with. I'm not preaching to anybody. What you find in your heart (if, indeed, you have one) is there and should ever remain there. But I'll leave you with this. I...
by ontario claret
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Religion wins again
Replies: 283
Views: 6410

Re: Religion wins again

You didn't "touch a nerve", Rileybobs, but you did bring it up. I'm not the perfect collection of all knowledge in this world. I merely try to present a more thought out perspective. And if I lived in Great Britain, I would be a member of the Liberal Democratic Party. I loved Paddy Ashdown.

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