Can you explain the German phrase? You’re translation was helpful, but it still (personally) doesn’t make much sense with the rest of your post.
posted on 06/22/2007 2:15:15 AM PDT
by Jedi Master Pikachu
( What is your take on Acts 15:20 (abstaining from blood) about eating meat? Could you freepmail?)
To: Jedi Master Pikachu
It's something you say when somebody bases his argument on absurd hypothetical. E.g.: "I'm not lazy. If my parents had given me proper emotional support as a child, I would be a millionaire by now.". The answer would then be: "Boo-Hoo, if cowsh*t were butter, farmers would all be millionaires!".
Meaning: If you're allowed to randomly change the premises of your argument, you can claim anything, even the biggest nonsense.
posted on 06/22/2007 4:45:13 AM PDT
(Penn & Teller Libertarian - Equal Opportunity Offender)
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