“I'm from California and lived here my whole life but I'll be moving to Texas sometime in summer. Yeehaw. But I've visited Washington DC a long time ago and uhhh, that was an interesting visit. Don't ask.”
What are you studying again? That must feel liberating. No sense of pending existential dread coming with graduation, I hope? What games are you typically interested in? I've been trying to finish Resident Evil: Biohazard, but my TV has been phasing in and out so I have to wait until I get a new one. I would try to play it anyway, but one second of blocked vision is all it takes for an unfriendly mutant to disembowel you. Are you excited for the release of Kingdom Come: Deliverance?
Haha, it's no trouble. I half expected you not to reply given your activity is sporadic. (not unlike my own) I'm just checking in I suppose. I don't really strike up conversation with anyone here anymore, sadly. What ties you to this forum, by the way? I'm pretty just here for Misc. as odd that may sound.
Have you taken statistics or did you teach yourself? Either way, I appreciate your correction, as it is better to be corrected than wrong. I hope I described my train of thought well enough in my response to you.
They do. You have a really thorough and patient way of engaging in dialogue that I simply don't possess. The only argument that I didn't perceive as a willful obfuscation of the points I had made, or a misunderstanding, was from Nyami. I think it's worth serious consideration that even if anti-theism is a valid intellectual position, that being vocal about it may do more harm than good in that it could galvanize religious demographics and appeal to their persecution complexes. As you already saw in the thread, even VampirateMenace was equating education with suppression and she didn't even seem explicitly religious. So, it's a tough game to be playing. It's hard to even approach the topic without meeting accusations of bigotry, academic amateurism, cultural imperialism, whatever.
Yeah. I have no real science training beyond college biology, so most of my knowledge is in the form of trivia factoids from YouTube channels like thunderf00t (chemistry), AronRa (paleontology), and King Crocoduck (physics). Though admittingly, they're all biased, the science they talk about is pretty valid. I've recently started watching CrashCourse for a really good source of basic and unbiased knowledge. Yay for science!