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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The portrait is Charles Darwin, age 31, in 1840

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Homo Erectus food processing

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Comment by Joan Denoo on June 10, 2016 at 2:31am

NO, it was not spam. "Email spam, also known as unsolicited bulk email (UBE), junk mail, or unsolicited commercial email (UCE), is the practice of sending unwanted email messages, frequently with commercial content, in large quantities to an indiscriminate set of recipients."

Also, I support what you stated to Dominic. He is either very ignorant of good manners or very determined to get what he wants from others on his terms.

Being a member of Atheist Nexus is about being a support system for those who lack belief in superhuman powers, not an organization that provides goods and services to others who make demands on us. 

Comment by Joseph P on June 9, 2016 at 10:15pm

*blink*  What?  When did he say that?

*CTRL-F*

Hmm, I'm not finding finding it on the last 7 pages of comments.  He probably misspelled it, huh?

Comment by Joseph P on June 9, 2016 at 9:29pm

Even those were just the capper.

"Send me these books!"

"What?!?  You won't give me books for free?!?  You're worse than Christians!!!"

I guess the Christian bit counts an insult, but it was mostly just stupid.  Same thing in his final comment to me.

"Oh yeah?  Well, this other person in the US is sending me books, so I know that you can send me books, because you're also in the US!  So, you're lying!"

So umm, yeah, that makes sense and follows logically.

Oh wait, no it doesn't.

Comment by Joseph P on June 9, 2016 at 9:16pm

Oh, I missed #9 sub-5.  I was probably barely paying attention, that far into the list.

Technically not spamming in the traditional sense, but flooding can be grouped with it, if you're looking to streamline the list a bit.  I wasn't as worried about that one, since it was one of the more minor violations.

Comment by Joseph P on June 9, 2016 at 8:06pm

Is that one on there?  I mostly just skimmed the page, while I was writing up the reporting form.

Comment by Joseph P on June 9, 2016 at 7:45pm

That isn't really spam, but it's flooding.  That in particular isn't really a ban-worthy offense, unless someone continued it for weeks, perhaps, when people have asked him to stop and have complained to the admin.  When Dominic practically filled up an entire page of the comment wall by himself, it's gotten pretty obnoxious.

His other behavior fits a few of the various ToS violations, though.

Comment by Joseph P on June 9, 2016 at 4:10pm

His activities cross at least two of the site rules, I think.  I was happy to let that slide, until he started getting abusive about it.  Hell, you saw me still try to provide him with solutions, even after his first round of an attempt at Christian-comparison shaming.

Comment by Joseph P on June 9, 2016 at 3:44pm

Heh, thanks Joan, but I just lost it a bit with Dominic.  Steps have been taken, though.

Comment by Joseph P on June 9, 2016 at 3:43pm

I'm not quite done ...

... okay, and that message is now sent off to Richard.

Comment by Joseph P on June 9, 2016 at 3:35pm

Joseph, stop giving me excuses for your inability to help me in getting any of the books I listed,i am not buying it.It is the same America you live in that the individual that has offered to send me one out of the books that I listed lives in,if that person can do it what is stopping you from doing the same?henceforth stop bothering yourself about the issue ,your comments are not helping my cause to get someone to get me the books

Dominic, go fuck yourself.  You come here and spam the hell out of the comment wall of one of our groups, begging for free things, when mailing them to you would cost more than I typically spend on food in a week.

When some of us tried to help you out, you insulted us for not giving more and tried to shame us to con us out of more.  What the hell is wrong with your head that you think this is acceptable behavior?

I'm sorry I tried to help you out.  My mistake.  I apparently should have just told you to fuck off and save myself the trouble.

 

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