"As Mark Twain's king in Huckleberry Finn says to his partner in crime: "Ain't we got all the fools in town on our side? Ain't that a big enough majority in any town?" In the movie version, he will be…"
"Jay, this seems pretty simple to me. Any business can sell any legal product it wants to. In some cases, a business needs a special license, such as a liquor license, but it is not obligated legally, logically, or morally to sell…"
"Humanism is the stabilizing force that has gradually re-shaped most of the world's religions into something that can co-exist with a secular population in a secular world. In the Judeo-Christian world, we stopped stoning adulterers,…"
"Lemuel Poot: The children of Lot's daughters are the forebears of the Moabites and Ammonites, two tribes later destroyed--or nearly destroyed--by the Israelites. Their lowly, sinful origin made a good excuse for just a little more…"
"Most Americans are fine with restrictions on someone else's possessions. I just bought a camera equipped quadcopter. I'm thinking of buying a rifle to use on anyone who thinks it's ok to blow my thousand dollar camera out…"
"It's because we gun-control advocates are evil bastards.
After having read a lot of online posts claiming that there is no such thing as an assault weapon and that rifles considered assault weapons by the government and the media are no more…"
"OK, you're a racist ;=) There are also a lot of minorities in the South, particularly African Americans. Many are "raised in the church" and many still struggle with poverty. African American churches tend to be…"
The fact that you have to wait once it fails definitely points to an overheating problem. If I were you I would (carefully) try to work out which parts are very hot immediately after it fails. My guess would be that you will find it to be the processor but it could also be ram chips or something else. Then you will have to find out if it is cooled properly - it may be as simple as reseating the processor.
Yes, it does, but not as many as I encountered in Natchitoches. My family attended the First Assembly of God there, pastored by David Allen. Things were bad enough there that at one point, back in the late 80s, the big joke around town was 'don't drink the koolaid'.
Actually, I should say that WV likely has as many fundies as LA, however, the fundies seem much more crispy fried in LA.
Natchitoches is a lovely town, but also very colorful. My twin sister lives in Pineville, but she remains in close contact with some of her Natchitoches friends. She doesn't, however, remain in close contact with me. I'm the family pariah.
Welcome to this friendly site with freethinkers who recognise that fictional gods and cunning religions continue to deceive and control vulnerable people including defenceless children. How tragic and inexcusable it is too that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and longer.