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Martyrdom ain't fun unless you are dead
And being dead is something we dread
Be not afraid, young nova
The masquerade is over
Atheists are dead before they are dead


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Hey! Two for the price of one!! And two really good uns - can't be bad. Thanks, A.C. and jj, for making me laugh. (again)


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piggybacking on Rhub,
you two really gave me a chuckle as well. Thanks for the effort.


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In the forest the fair young maid
Walked alone, quite unafraid
That the trees’ branching angle
Would her fair hair entangle
For she’d tied it up with a braid

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You are Rube, a thoughtful man as exemplified by your concern for fair unbraided hair entangled in a tree. The men I know are brutes. frown

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As many people on this board know, my given name is Hilary.

This may, or may not, be relevant.


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So where and when, Sir Hilery, does sex distinction determine relevancy?

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Nor anywhere else in the civilised world, jj!
I merely comment on the fact that, given the distribution of my given name beteen the sexes, there is something like a 25:1 chance that I am a woman, not a man!
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Ah ha! Rhubarb, you believe in "odds" therefor you are a mere man.
Let's play a game that had a curious run a few years back...

Ready? Ok; I've put 24 unsightly men and one breathtakingly beautiful woman (with a slight flaw} in 25 boxes marked #1 through #25. I ask you to pick the woman and you - being somewhat predictable- pick number 7.
Now I order all the men to climb out of their stupid box and go home except box #7 and box #8, this leaves one woman and one man in boxes # 7 and box #8.

"Do you wish to change your choice from 7 to 8?" I ask politely.

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If you ask me (which you didn't), I should say a lot depends on the nature of that "slight flaw" you mentioned. And there are few other assumptions you've left undenied but unverified...

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