Posted On:10/16/2012 11:52am
Your a good man Vince
Considered in the abstract the boxing ring is an altar of sorts, one of those legendary spaces where the laws of a nation are suspended: inside the ropes, during an officially regulated three-minute round, a man may be killed by his opponent's hands but he cannot be legally murdered. Boxing inhabits a sacred space predating civilization; or, to use D.H. Lawrence's phrase, before God was love. If it suggests a savage ceremony or a rite of atonement it also suggests the futility of such gestures. For what possible atonement is the fight waged if it must shortly be waged again... and again? The boxing match is the very image, the more terrifying for being so stylized, of mankind's collective aggression; its ongoing historical madness.
Joyce Carol Oates, On Boxing
Posted On:10/16/2012 12:03pm
Originally Posted by doofaloofa
Your a good man Vince
Eh, I try. But you are correct, we have to remember that whether we're far right fascist or far left hippie,we all bleed red, and we should let our differences be a source of strength, not weakeness.
And also that giant machines are just plain cool.
Valiant Monk of Booze & War
Posted On:10/16/2012 12:51pm
Originally Posted by bobyclumsyninja
Here's his actual statement:
Is that the statement you're describing as accurate?
Posted On:10/16/2012 1:35pm
Posted On:10/16/2012 7:23pm
WTF was That???!!!
You want Brian May playing science fiction rock?
How about this paen to Hard Sci Fi and Relativity?
And as a bonus, you get Freddie too!
What? You're one of those guys who prefers George Michael?
Posted On:10/16/2012 9:44pm
Style: TKD, CMA & American Kenpo
Originally Posted by Vince Tortelli
we have to remember that whether we're far right fascist or far left hippie,we all bleed red, and we should let our differences be a source of strength, not weakeness.
Well said, that is much deeper that some cool sounding line from a movie.
Posted On:10/16/2012 10:02pm
Originally Posted by Newb1
B) I could not beat a Judoka with Aikido. I could only beat an Aikidoka with Aikido. I thought that was understook.
Posted On:10/16/2012 10:12pm
That is a pretty cut-and-dried explanation. I'm starting to see how it will work (or not).
Posted On:10/17/2012 12:08am
Crap I missed the 2nd debate
Has entered Barovia...
Posted On:10/17/2012 4:36am
It was nice.
Like a dramatization of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
With Romney as Simon Legree, and Obama as Tom.
...If uncle Tom had been a hungry wolverine with an early stage of rabies.
**** YEAH BARACK OBAMA
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