"For me it is all about choice. I live in South Carolina..we have no mandantory helmet law for adults over 21. I wear one sometimes, and other times I do not. This is supposed to be a free country. I can see being forced to do something if it regards…"
"Hello Kaila G,
I think you're doing what you need to be doing (and I'll try to do regularly): reading the bible paying attention to detals, and confronting, if you have the possibility, with other versions of the bible, because they…"
"Very interesting answer, KK. And interesting that you point out the American cult for the outlaw, very easy to notice in many films.
To the fact that you say you don't want to use taxpayers money to pay for people who don't wear a helmet,…"
"As a few have replied before me, they're almost identical, based in very similar principles. The main difference for me (beyond the trinity, the holy spirit, the virgins waiting for you in heaven, etc), the main difference is that at least…"
"Dr Meaden, now you mention L. Ron Hubbard, I was reading again some stuff about his life and religion, and was wondering whether 2000 in the future scientology would be one of the main world religions..."
"Well, I knew about Mohammed's illiteracy, but I must confess I didn't know about his pfrefrontal epilepsy, thank you for the information. I can add that Mohammed asked the Jewish to join his (not so new) religion and at the beginning…"
When I had my firts bikes, I rode for years without using a helmet in the city, although it was compulsory (the traffic cops wereunarmed, only for traffic violations) had very old and slow machines thus they couldn't catch us. However, almost every time I'd go for an out of the city ride, I wore the helmet. I always founded uncomfortable to wear any kind of helmet unless riding in the cold (I ride the whole year round unless is snowing).Recently I read some reports that in some states in the US…See More
"Indeed, I was lucky the car which was actually in front of me wasn't that near, because I might have not mentioned it's a state road with two senses (do you say it like that?). Hahaha, checking in the Japanese girls direct ancestry is not…"
"Napoleon Bonaparte, don't have to hide, mate! We all need to be allowed to show who we are and if someone doesn't accept us the way we are, they don't deserve our friendship...Said, taht, I totally understand what you mean; I'm…"
"Hi Dee, How typical of the religious people not getting informed before giving an opinion! Indeed, if they were ready to read and study, they would most probably become atheist themselves...I'm convinced that from a psychological viewpoit,…"
"Oh, also luckily I didn't feint, hahaha, but that's exactly what I did, stand up and check the bike, hahaha!!! I did the same in other two occasions when I had passengers my dad when I was 17 and a lady friend when I was 19, neither…"
"Well, that's brilliant that you've raced and that you've been ironic also! I used to joke about Italian women and Italian bikes vs Japanese women and Japanise bikes, obviously a poor generalisation since I don't know (alas) as…"
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