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Old 11-25-2018, 09:17 PM
 
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Where has it been applied properly?
Don't encourage him.
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Old 11-25-2018, 09:31 PM
 
Location: Riding a rock floating through space
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"The idea that all humans are equal."

That's actually a great truth, just have to wait until death. We all end up in the same place.
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Old 11-26-2018, 09:09 AM
 
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That mankind actually has a purpose...……...
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Old 11-26-2018, 09:32 AM
 
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I'm going to take the contrarian view and say this is the biggest myth:
Everything in the universe has a scientific explanation and we are all just here by random chance.
Something can't come from nothing, so this statement can't be true. Atheism is a fail.
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Old 11-26-2018, 10:14 AM
 
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Left vague on purpose, as I do not exactly known what the greatest lie is.

Is it slavery? Moon landing? The cover-up of genocide on Native Americans, then using their names for everything a large Cheesequake etc?

Discuss.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_lie
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Old 11-26-2018, 10:24 AM
 
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I'm in the midst of reading Celluloid Closet, which delves into the Hayes Commission and the censorship that went on from the birth of film to the 1950's, lots of lies in this book belonging to history. Small wonder why Men are so messed up today, perpetuating that rugged masculine myth.

Clark Gable refused to cry in Gone With The Wind because he was afraid it would tarnish his image! And how many others refused to cry on screen?
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Old 11-26-2018, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Edinburgh,Scotland
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"Lessons will be learned".
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Old 11-28-2018, 05:56 AM
 
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everything and anything that comes from politics or religion
people in control are the biggest liars
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Old 11-28-2018, 06:52 AM
 
Location: Rural Wisconsin
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They happened for sure. That is not in question. However it appears they staged shots in with actual real shots from the Moon to keep the TV audiences rolling. It was the TV age, so pictures mattered. If not enough are coming back from the Moon from a few guys, then they would just simulate what they were doing. The men on the moon were primarily interested in staying alive, returning to earth and performing their prime tasks, not being film cameramen. Close scrutiny of some of the moon shots lays them out to be highly suspect. Simulating the moon men did no harm.
That is an interesting idea, and one that I had never heard before. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 11-28-2018, 06:55 AM
 
Location: Rural Wisconsin
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For modern U.S. history -- The Warren Commission report on the JFK assassination and the 9/11 Official Report.

(I don't know how much of either one was true and how much was false, but neither one contained the WHOLE truth, imo.)

For older U.S. history -- That the main reason that the first European settlers came to what is now the eastern U.S. was for religious freedom. Although that might be true for all or most of the Mayflower Pilgrims, it was not true for all Europeans who settled on the East coast, and particularly not for those who settled in the Jamestown area.

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