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    I drove past both Huricun I-15 exits twice today....

    I drove past both Huricun I-15 exits twice today.

    Told my kids there was town down there somewhere.

    That's not the Tallahatchee Bridge over the Virgin River, and people move to Huricun to get...
  2. IMO, it's only common sense when the cost/benefit...

    IMO, it's only common sense when the cost/benefit ratio is as good as it is. Lawyers can waste millions arguing over these details with no evidence in hand, and do. . . . totaling a billion dollars...
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    I like endless discussions, endless words,...

    I like endless discussions, endless words, endless numbers, even endless threads. . . . .
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    1/3

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    3.333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333...

    3.33333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333. . .. . . . . .
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    sounds pretty smart. some words I don't know.

    sounds pretty smart. some words I don't know.
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    both points are good enough to stand. My point...

    both points are good enough to stand. My point might be directed more at "users" of institutions with special interests attached. . . . . .
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    Invoking intellectual authority to establish...

    Invoking intellectual authority to establish moral codes of conduct for others is counterintuitive. Fine if you're making rules for yourself, but intellect in itself is not a sufficient basis for...
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    So what if the number line Cy is using is not...

    So what if the number line Cy is using is not linear, but circular, and the accepted values are from zero down into negative territory passing through infinity and back on the positve side down to 25?
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    I've seen a lot of otherwise competent...

    I've seen a lot of otherwise competent researchers writing grant proposals, and subsequent research results, with a weather eye out for the granting institutions' wishes. You will never win this...
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    Guesses after 1st post will be ignored. and...

    Guesses after 1st post will be ignored.

    and this doesn't count as my guess. . . .

    I don't need extra "ignored" or ignorance.

    Fun game, tho. All those dudes with guesses above 25 were...
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    To be specific, I don't agree with a curriculum...

    To be specific, I don't agree with a curriculum that develops people's conditioned responses to authority in a way that impairs or imposes a negative value on critical thinking. Common Core, to the...
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    It's important to question any studies that are...

    It's important to question any studies that are paid for by grants from the government, when the government has institutionalized research under it's own control, and laid out overall goals for the...
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    Assuming there are some valid studies supporting...

    Assuming there are some valid studies supporting the failures of parents, the results of giving children to liberals and letting them "educate" children results in actual harm to the children on the...
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    So how come I can let my kids play for hours...

    So how come I can let my kids play for hours every day with little more than a general awareness of their welfare and whereabouts, and they still know more than their public school system cohorts. ...
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    Well, that's a pretty sad story, Nick. As you...

    Well, that's a pretty sad story, Nick. As you know I a bit of an old Asia hand myself and I think I get the way it is.

    Here is how I think our Heavenly Father deals with us. If you will notice,...
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    I have cats, dogs, and cows and I observe the...

    I have cats, dogs, and cows and I observe the goings on around the farm. Being of a philosophical mind perhaps outta necessity, I note that males of those mammalian species have no special interests...
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    Fire and Rain

    A few weeks ago some thunderstorms lit a blaze on the mountain. I saw the little plume of smoke. There was a flourescent green sign with black lettering on the road that said "management fire. Do...
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    Well, aside from knowing a lot of country boys...

    Well, aside from knowing a lot of country boys and gals gettin' down on the ranch in a way that might make the bulls and cows look civilized, I think you have a point.

    It could be divided along a...
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    some discerning intellects recognize the subtle...

    some discerning intellects recognize the subtle difference between "ranchy" and "raunchy". . . . but probably the ignorant masses of mankind wouldn't make the distinction. . . .
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    Somehow I tend to try to take you seriously, like...

    Somehow I tend to try to take you seriously, like you're a missionary or something, incapable of or disinclined to "joke" about stuff. Holdover from your recent trip to Thailand I suppose.

    So...
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    Might be truer in my case that I just don't have...

    Might be truer in my case that I just don't have what it takes to get scared.

    Might have some root in my fundamental arrogance towards the Universe.

    On my mission some drunks followed me and...
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    I get a good laugh outta almost everything in JF...

    I get a good laugh outta almost everything in JF forum, for one reason or another.

    Especially my own "work".
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    I thought no way would anyone anyhow miss the...

    I thought no way would anyone anyhow miss the legendary sarcasm and irony inherent in claiming Jazzfanz ranks with hot lead in Hell Town.
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    And besides, I've been putting up hay for two...

    And besides, I've been putting up hay for two weeks practically non-stop,and other farm stuff. So this is my idea of riding into town for a hot time in the old town tonight. . . ha ha
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