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The MRSA Scam (snake oil shall protect thee not from zot)
10/18/2007 | Self

Posted on 10/18/2007 11:18:34 AM PDT by EndWelfareToday

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To: Quix
No one’s poo-pooing anyone’s grief over anything—especially a huge loss like a treasured mother!

What color is the sky in your world?

251 posted on 10/19/2007 11:01:59 AM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: Quix; TommyDale
I have a significant list of folks who’ve profited greatly from Pastor Wright’s works and ministry . . . including myself. Rock throwing seems to be adding yet another potent pastor, it appears.

If it 'works' it must be true huh? Pragmatist at heart, aren't ya?

I guess I wouldn't consider Wright 'potent.' Any more than Satan is 'potent.' By default then you are throwing rocks at Tommydale and me, your fellow believers! For shame.

252 posted on 10/19/2007 11:03:51 AM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: Quix; TommyDale
In the interest of being proactive:

prag·ma·tism      /ˈprægməˌtɪzəm/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[prag-muh-tiz-uhm] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation

–noun
1. character or conduct that emphasizes practicality.
2. a philosophical movement or system having various forms, but generally stressing practical consequences as constituting the essential criterion in determining meaning, truth, or value.

I seem to recall Hegel's though gave birth to pragmatism.

http://gyral.blackshell.com/hegel/

Hegel's influence on the thought of Karl Marx can not be ignored. Marx borrowed Hegel's dialectic, dropped the idealism, threw in a healthy measure of materialism, and called himself a communist. No Marxist or materialistic historian can ignore Hegel's dialectic and his interpretation of world history. Ironically, though Hegel's thought was generally regarded as a powerful attack on materialism, his greatest student eventually became the Western world's most famous materialist.

Hegel's thought had other important effects, even in America, the land where British empiricism planted its flag on firmest ground. For instance, Hegel's thought opened the path towards pragmatism, progressivism, and relativism. William James borrowed heavily from the work of the German idealists to construct an American intellectual tradition that he labelled "Pragmatism" (not to be confused with either pragmatism nor Charles Peirce's "Pragmaticism"). John Dewey began his ever-evolving philosophical career as a Hegelian, and other Progressives were especially influenced by Hegel's emphasis on the training of the mind through education. Finally, Hegel's emphasis on the individual and even the Absolute as a constantly evolving process, continually subjected to the influence of external as well as internal forces, became a starting poing for relativism.

Hegel's thought was also crucial in sparking a revolution in American educational policy. The "Kindergarten Movement" and John Dewey's Democracy and Education are only two examples of the accomplishments American Hegelians made in the field of education.

Thus, Hegel's influence in America has been overwhelming, although we often lose sight of his original, though admittedly peculiar, philosophy. Although students of Hegel often complain of his lengthy digressions into incomprehensiblity, his thought has played a major role in how we study history. Hegel's dialectic was a major influence behind Marx's influential brand of socialism. Without Hegel, pragmatism, progressivism, and relativism may never have become popular philosophical systems. Hegel's emphasis on the mind and the need for human interaction in order to achieve true "selfhood" led to a revolution in American educational policy.

Hegel was so potent! Just...Wow!


253 posted on 10/19/2007 11:13:52 AM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: TommyDale; Quix

Hegel’s though = Hegel’s thought


254 posted on 10/19/2007 11:14:34 AM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: Darksheare

LOL!


255 posted on 10/19/2007 11:21:05 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I was looking at replies to the originating troll.
They’d already ailed that guy.
Ailed?
Umm.. nailed.


256 posted on 10/19/2007 11:38:21 AM PDT by Darksheare (Jashpa the Bellygagger, Grand Knucklator of Upper Nogginota.)
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To: Darksheare

We do get some colorful posters here :-)


257 posted on 10/19/2007 11:44:48 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Colorful?
Yes, sparks and induced flourescence do make wonderful colors.


258 posted on 10/19/2007 11:46:02 AM PDT by Darksheare (Jashpa the Bellygagger, Grand Knucklator of Upper Nogginota.)
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To: Darksheare

LMBO!


259 posted on 10/19/2007 11:49:37 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Camel Joe

> I got to spend 8 additional days in the hospital getting twice daily an I.V. with an antibiotic so caustic that each time it was administered it would destroy the vein. It felt like battery acid eating away at me for twenty minutes twice a day. It did however save my life and for that I only hate Doctors a little.

I had a similar experience with an incision that went septic 3 weeks after a knee surgery. Was the antibiotic Flucloxacillin? Felt like gasoline being poured into your vein, even after they diluted it with saline?

I walked around with a hole in my leg the size of a golfball for nearly six months, an open wound that needed to heal from the inside-out. Lucky to have kept my leg.

(Private medicine paid for the original knee operation. Social medicine paid for the subsequent infection treatment that saved my leg — but that’s a whole different debate.)


260 posted on 10/19/2007 12:45:58 PM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghill mi do dhuine. Fg am bealach.)
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To: EndWelfareToday
Meds are your friend!

IATZ

261 posted on 10/19/2007 3:32:58 PM PDT by vigilante2 (Thank You Troops)
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To: EndWelfareToday

right...
so no Christians have fallen ill or died since the time of Christ
God did not promise perfect health, rather the opposite. When Paul prayed for healing, he was told “My strength is sufficient for you”. Christ told us we would have tribulation in this world, and most saints struggle with health problems at one time or another. But what do I know - I am apparently just a practitioner of witchcraft and soorcery /s.


262 posted on 10/19/2007 7:56:12 PM PDT by Mom MD (The scorn of fools is music to the ears of the wise)
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To: Sue Perkick

Such a fierce absolutist opinion . . .

after reading how many pages of the book???


263 posted on 10/19/2007 8:01:40 PM PDT by Quix (GOD ALONE IS GOD; WORTHY; PAID THE PRICE; IS COMING AGAIN; KNOWS ALL; IS LOVING; IS ALTOGETHER GOOD)
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To: Hacklehead

as a hospital worker, one can culture MRSA on my skin at any time. Yes the dangerous staph can colonize the skin of healthy people and has spread outside of hospitals. There is a lot of MRSa out in the community at large. So much so in fact that if we see someone with a pus forming lesion or cellulitis, we assume it is MRSA when we treat it.


264 posted on 10/19/2007 8:13:21 PM PDT by Mom MD (The scorn of fools is music to the ears of the wise)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

I very much agree with all your points.


265 posted on 10/19/2007 8:16:34 PM PDT by Quix (GOD ALONE IS GOD; WORTHY; PAID THE PRICE; IS COMING AGAIN; KNOWS ALL; IS LOVING; IS ALTOGETHER GOOD)
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To: TommyDale
Hello! Long time, no hear from. You know, I'm just gonna have to Fedex you some food one of these days ... but crawfish season is over and I wouldn't want to fool you with some frozen mudbugs.

Anyway, I have fired-up the dehydrator for jerky season though. Hubby got a really nice elk that will keep me busy for awhile, plus I'm doing my best to bag a deer this week with the weather turning cooler.

Life on the bayou is great! Take care, my FRiend.

266 posted on 10/22/2007 7:42:37 AM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

That all sounds yummy! Well, not the frozen mudbugs part. Are they high in protein? LOL!


267 posted on 10/22/2007 7:49:30 AM PDT by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: EndWelfareToday
Does it hurt you to be a bigoted anti-Christian ignoramus?

Does it hurt you to have absolutely no sense of humor whatsoever? Does it hurt you to be among the thin-skinned crowd that believes they have some constitutional right not to be OFFENDED? If you're so certain in your beliefs (which may or may not include handling poisonous snakes and drinking strychnine), you should be able to handle someone poking fun at you and/or your religion. So, how about you get over yourself and stick your righteous indignation somewhere unmentionable?

268 posted on 10/23/2007 7:01:17 AM PDT by Sicon
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
So just because this gentleman makes noises like he is a devout Christian, do not assume that he is representative of us.

I wasn't making that assumption. Actually, I was making a joke - something a lot of people around here (and I'm sorry to say, devout people in particular (of any religion)), have a real hard time with.

269 posted on 10/23/2007 7:05:16 AM PDT by Sicon
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To: EndWelfareToday
"Gonna Zot, Gonna Zot, All Around the Clock Tonight!"
Bill Haley

270 posted on 11/02/2007 9:16:43 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Profile updated Monday, October 22, 2007. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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