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September 4, 2003 05:39 PM Forum: Religion

Memory of an old graffito....

Posted By mike welsh

"When running away, it is important to leave footprints. Otherwise no one will ever know you've left."

- painted on a wall at Pratt Avenue Beach, Chicago, circa 1972.

September 4, 2003 06:07 PM Forum: Religion


Posted By mike welsh

is having a gun held to his/her head to stay on this forum (i would hope!)

Also nobody here (i again hope!) is having a gun held to his/her head to reply to another's post.

(If you can't take heat, stay out of a foundry.)

Just my $.02 worth... no blue button necessary.

September 12, 2003 10:32 AM Forum: Religion

FYI: Passed along without comment.

Posted By mike welsh

Just please don't shoot the messenger...

September 17, 2003 10:55 AM Forum: Religion

Question for Mike V.B.

Posted By mike welsh

"I would have them carry the child to term." -Mike Van Buskirk.

i've been mulling over this line all morning, and i find it troubling... i was going to let it go, or let someone else ask, but:

Just how would/could you prevail to have this woman carry the child to term? (Presuming that she is not already freely willing to do so.)

intuitively (or not,) i had a feeling when i asked my earlier question that you would reply in the vein you did... i am curious now just how you would enforce that?


September 19, 2003 03:23 PM Forum: Religion

Are you angry...

Posted By mike welsh

At the "left?"
At the "right?"
At the "centre?"
At god, Allah, Buddha, Jehova?
At the world?

If so, why so? Just what exactly has gotten up your nose or under your skin?

Just why are so many folks so damned angry and why do so many of them have to vent it here?

Just wondering...


September 20, 2003 08:20 AM Forum: Religion

Thought for the day... 9.20.03

Posted By mike welsh

I am not one of those who believe that a great army is the means of maintaining peace, because if you build up a great profession those who form parts of it want to exercise their profession.

-Woodrow Wilson, 28th
US president, Nobel laureate (1856-1924)

September 21, 2003 09:47 AM Forum: Equipment Talk

VIXEN drive controllers...

Posted By mike welsh

Anyone out here know where one could find a schematic of the electronics and a source of replacement parts for a Vixen Dual Drive Controller? Either DD-1 or earlier DMD's?

OR anyone know of a home-brew substitute arrangement for a DD-1 or any other Vixen DMDs?

Or someone who's fixed one?

-mike w.

September 24, 2003 10:43 AM Forum: Religion

Thought for the Day... 24/09/03

Posted By mike welsh

Happy the people whose annals are blank in the history books!
-Charles de Montesquieu, philosopher and writer (1689-1755)

September 25, 2003 09:21 AM Forum: Religion

Thought for the Day. 25.09.03

Posted By mike welsh

Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.
-Chuang-Tzu, philosopher (4th c. BCE)

September 27, 2003 04:46 PM Forum: Religion

Sign of the End Times?

Posted By mike welsh

The Chicago Cubs have clinched the NL Central title...

If they get any farther than that, it may be time to get right with the Lord...