Just Ice
Just Ice commented
1- "Why wouldn't you?" ---------- My distinction between magic and miracles answers that question, but you ignored my distinction between the two. 2- You describe both magic and miracles in a way that they overlap each other. Having done that it doesn't surprise me to see you declare "Such a suspension or practice of magic … Read more
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Just Ice answered dragonfly forty-six's question

The first spell would be to allow me to tie several spells into my first spell, and these several spells would include:

- any stubborn unstoppable person who sets out to kill, injure or harm others should end up doing so to him/herself only

- hate and prejudice should vanish and be replaced by inclusion and open … Read more

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Just Ice answered The Z.'s question

To billions around the world the perfect scene of peace and tranquility would probably be the idea of paradise described repeatedly in the HQ as GARDENS WATERED BY RUNNING STREAMS.

According to the self confessed agnostic Jew in this short TED video presentation below, Americans in the Northwest are living very close to the real Qur'anic … Read more

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Just Ice answered Moooaoa Jiaou's question

Probably because they were careful with how frequently they ordered Fast Food, tried not to get hooked onto Iced Tea, did not eat tons of Tilefish, did not fall for the convenience of Microwave Popcorn, resisted the temptation to have Chicken Nuggets, kept a count on their spoons of White Sugar and cut down on … Read more

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Just Ice answered

Can we die?

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1- Might be better to get someone else to do it for you. I passed a shop which had a sign in the shop window saying:

We will die for you!

If you're thinking of using your life savings to buy an air ticket to come and join a long queue outside the shop, … Read more

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Just Ice commented on The Z.'s answer
1a- Whoa! I did NOT say that I or anyone else would "assume a convergence of agreement exists by merely the ending of participation in conversation." I said that YOUR STATEMENT that "we had come to a point where I felt there was little else I had to add" SEEMS TO INDICATE that we had … Read more
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Just Ice commented
1- IN JUST ICE you see a phrase which you say is "almost diametrically opposed [in] meaning" to JUSTICE. However, it is INJUSTICE which is exactly diametrically opposed in meaning to JUSTICE. 2- "....the bible, re-read it, and get back to me in about a year." is just another way of saying that even if … Read more
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Just Ice commented on The Z.'s answer
"we had come to a point where I felt there was little else I had to add" seems to indicate that we had converged to a post we were agreed on. If so, it would benefit anyone following, or later on reading, the discussion to know that such agreement had been reached and that the … Read more
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Just Ice commented on The Z.'s answer
Sorry DM, wasn't sure whether your comments were addressed to TZ or me. TY for the "Great conversation!" comment in your earlier post. Yes TZ, has proved able to keep going and keep to the subject without getting personal but he is inclined to suddenly vanish leaving you wondering whether he's going to comment on … Read more
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Just Ice commented on The Z.'s answer
the world is full of all sorts - there are even people [like scientists, philosophers and the ordinary inquisitive layman] who have nothing better to do than ask such questions on behalf of those incapable of asking for themselves. To cap it all, they then proceed to answer those questions. Nothing better to do indeed, … Read more