EvenBob
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November 21st, 2010 at 5:51:18 PM permalink
If you believe there's no god, how can you believe you have a soul? Because Mike is buying souls, does this make him the Devil?
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Doc
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November 21st, 2010 at 6:30:02 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

... There are obviously all kinds of possible contingencies. We'll have to go to the Man in the Sky, I guess, if the contract proves vague. ...

Can you imagine the awkwardness of someday having Him pass judgment on the validity of this contract?
DJTeddyBear
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November 21st, 2010 at 8:17:38 PM permalink
Quote: MathExtremist

I wasn't paying attention earlier, apparently: why would you offer someone else $10 for something you don't think exists? How is that possibly a good bet?

Although the Wiz already gave the 'math' to show why it's a good bet, I would have classified it as "Getting the maximum value for the Earthly entertainment budget."


Quote:

___________________ will have the option of repurchasing his soul for the sum of $10 after the greater of one trillion human-years or one million trillion soul-years, but in no event can such sale occur before the human death of __________________ .

You're confusing the terms. Or are you thinking that "soul years" are rather short?
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boymimbo
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November 21st, 2010 at 9:15:47 PM permalink
Don't be buying up souls, Mike... just not a good market to get involved in.
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EvenBob
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November 21st, 2010 at 9:19:15 PM permalink
Quote: boymimbo

Don't be buying up souls, Mike... just not a good market to get involved in.



Mike's from the Dark Side, he can't help it. His favorite book is Stephen King's 'Needful Things'..
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JerryLogan
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November 21st, 2010 at 9:33:57 PM permalink
Why would there be a measurement of time (aka, a million years) in the afterlife? You mean we still have to count birthdays then?

I suppose we'll see another silly response from the know-it-all, who coincidentally when I asked how far out space goes and where/how does it end if it actually does, he came up with the fabulous "theory" of chaos claiming it ends in waves or circles or something stupid like that made up on the fly.
mkl654321
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November 21st, 2010 at 9:37:04 PM permalink
Quote: JerryLogan

Why would there be a measurement of time (aka, a million years) in the afterlife? You mean we still have to count birthdays then?

I suppose we'll see another silly response from the know-it-all, who coincidentally when I asked how far out space goes and where/how does it end if it actually does, he came up with the fabulous "theory" of chaos claiming it ends in waves or circles or something stupid like that made up on the fly.



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EvenBob
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November 21st, 2010 at 9:45:20 PM permalink
Quote: JerryLogan

who coincidentally when I asked how far out space goes and where/how does it end



Thats a no brainer, it ends in the same place the line ends that you draw on a Mobius Strip.
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mkl654321
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November 21st, 2010 at 9:48:04 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Thats a no brainer, it ends in the same place the line ends that you draw on a Mobius Strip.



Oddly enough, Bob, you've actually stumbled on something akin to the right answer, not that JL could ever possibly understand it.
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EvenBob
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November 21st, 2010 at 10:02:28 PM permalink
Quote: mkl654321

Oddly enough, Bob, you've actually stumbled .



I never stumble, and I sure don't need you to corroborate anything I say.
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