ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.

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Comment by Alan Buchanan on June 12, 2016 at 6:17pm

To bring this all down to base level, I think this guy has a real nerve trying to con people from a group who are devoted sceptics to start with. Maybe he saw it as a challenge. Don't get too annoyed about him, that's the way people operate in this world now. Say " No thank you, go away please" at their first request and we don't need bother with them

any more. If they persist, block them, certainly do not engage.    

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 12, 2016 at 2:21pm

There certainly were enough signals to tell us he is an "asshole, anarchist, misogynistic atheist". Thanks, Joseph, for your help with language. I certainly lack that skill!  

Qiana, I am glad you picked up on the Facebook clue. I missed it as well. 

Comment by Susan Stanko on June 12, 2016 at 8:25am

Yeah, Joseph, that is common among Africans.  I have had a few con men approach me on Facebook.  

Comment by Loren Miller on June 12, 2016 at 6:12am

Just for the record, Dominic asked me the same thing.  I told him I'd gladly do his leg work on this side of the puddle, but that I was emphatically NOT made of money and that bucks would have to be supplied up front before anything happened.  Seems he didn't care for that statement, because I heard nothing further from him.

The REAL shame is that we've had others here from African nations who have comported themselves WAY better.

Comment by Joseph P on June 12, 2016 at 1:08am

Something vaguely akin to borderline-personality disorder perhaps, ɟǝןıx?

What about the overly-formal, effusive manner of his?  I'm not sure if that's a sort of preemptive fallback position in case the first line of his con doesn't work or if that's simply a cultural thing with Nigeria and some other African nations.

Comment by Joseph P on June 12, 2016 at 12:59am

Yup, when Richard kicks someone off of the site, all of the traces of that person's account go away, too.  I suspect that it's a characteristic of the Ning platform, which this site is based upon.

As for all of the Christian stuff on his Facebook page ... I suppose that it's possible that it's a cover for his real lack of belief, to his wife, family, friends, etc., if Nigeria is really that hostile to nonbelievers.  It wouldn't be the first time that someone has had to construct a cover like that.

At this point, though, I don't really care.  If someone is a really nice person and shares most of my political positions and social perspectives, but that person happens to be a liberal believer, I'll be much more likely to want to hang out with that person, rather than some asshole, anarchist, misogynistic atheist.

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 12, 2016 at 12:14am

Qiana, I don't find any of Dominic's posts, which is OK by me. If he insulted Dr. Meaden, that goes way too far. Terry is a fine gentleman, honest, courteous, and a very dear friend of mine from the Atheist Nexus. 

I'm glad Dominic's cover i blown. Lies don't belong as part of the nature of our members. 

Comment by Joseph P on June 11, 2016 at 9:07pm

That quote puts an interesting spin on his activities.

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 11, 2016 at 8:52pm

Thanks, Qiana, I did not have his last name and all his comments are gone. Now, I see what you mean by swimming pool, shopping malls, and parties. The woman who appears to be his wife certainly does not have the look of joy and exuberance of Dominic. I wonder why? 

No! I don't wonder why! He is a christian and a man of means. He also is a hypocrite. 

Dominic Omenai

https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=dominic%20omenai

"Lives in Lagos, Nigeria

In one of his comments he wrote: 

"Dominic Omenai 13 January 2015 · 

"The truth does not belong to this world, the world we live in is a world of lies.The terrorists that attacked Charlie Hebdo magazine wanted to silence the truth"

What is "In the Light of Truth: The Grail Message"?

"In the Light of Truth: The Grail Message was written by Oskar Ernst Bernhardt(1875–1941) and first published in 1926 under the pen name Abdruschin. An expanded, complete edition was published by the author under the name of Abdruschin in 1931, entitled 'Im Lichte der Wahrheit (In the Light of the Truth). It was a collection of 91 lectures, written to build upon each other, presenting a complete picture of Creation. Between 1931 and 1934, a further total of 59 additional lectures were released."

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 11, 2016 at 7:02pm

Qiana, to whom do you refer? 

"After seeing his facebook page, he's not the least bit destitute."

 
 
 

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