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A Truly Remarkable Human Being Who Has Lived A KASS Life

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Submitted by Kasper on Sun, 2012-07-22 10:42

I'm currently reading a fantastic book called A Century of Wisdom: Lessons learned from the life of Alice Hertz-Sommer, who is currently the world's oldest Holocaust Survivor.

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"We never had to take any of it seriously, did we?" — by Craig Ceely on Thu, 2012-07-26 13:15
Finally ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2012-07-26 09:15
Thanks, Kasper — by Craig Ceely on Mon, 2012-07-23 03:35

Wishing a very reverent Happy Birthday to Lindsay Perigo 60 today!

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Submitted by Kasper on Tue, 2011-12-13 23:13

Happy Birthday you grumpy old fart.

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Belated Happy Birthday... — by Marcus on Thu, 2011-12-15 09:27
Happy B-Day Linz! — by Michael Moeller on Wed, 2011-12-14 18:19
Happy 60th birthday Linz! And — by Callum McPetrie on Wed, 2011-12-14 09:23

The God Debate: Hitchens vs, D'Souza

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Submitted by Kasper on Sat, 2011-09-17 10:42

An interesting debate with Hitchens versus D'Souza.

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David Berlinski interviewed on "Uncommon Knowledge" — by 0 on Sat, 2011-09-17 16:49

Kass Quote of the Day: Rational Intelligence

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Submitted by Kasper on Sun, 2011-03-06 08:31

"Nothing is harder to bear than the egotism of ignorance and the arrogance of superstition."

—Robert Ingersoll

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Turtles all the way down — by Frediano on Wed, 2011-03-23 14:16
This argument was more convincing to me ... — by Frediano on Wed, 2011-03-16 12:07
Who designed the designer? — by Kasper on Sun, 2011-03-13 08:25

10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage is Wrong - humor

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Submitted by Kasper on Sun, 2010-10-10 04:04

10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage is Wrong (reposting Mitchell Sturges)

01) Being gay is not natural. Real Americans always reject unnatural things like eyeglasses, polyester, and air conditioning.

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Thanks Sandi... — by Marcus on Thu, 2010-10-14 07:22
Patton Oswalt - Sky Cake — by Sandi on Thu, 2010-10-14 06:29
It's been a rough year .. — by gregster on Mon, 2010-10-11 03:06

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Fascinating Aida

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Submitted by Kasper on Sat, 2010-08-28 05:13

Fascinating Aida are a fascinating, talented and extremely funny group. I've put some clips up for a listen. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did Smiling

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Loved the Kurt Weill send-up. — by Peter Cresswell on Mon, 2010-08-30 00:58

Maori Facebook

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Submitted by Kasper on Tue, 2010-04-20 23:52


Kass Movie Gems of the Day: DPS and MLD

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Submitted by Kasper on Sun, 2010-03-28 00:39

If you’re looking for a great classic gem that encompasses intelligence, benevolence, passion, honour, humour and inspiration then you can’t go past Dead Poets Society.

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Saw MLD last night ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2010-04-01 02:33

Dr. Andrew Bernstein: The Nature of the Good

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Submitted by Kasper on Sun, 2010-01-10 05:41

The Nature of the Good as it appears in the Capitalist Manifesto by Andrew Bernstein, published by University Press of America, appears by permission of the publisher

The history of capitalism provides ample evidence from which to induce the moral and philosophical principles that form the intellectual foundation of the system.

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Not to worry :-) — by Chris Cathcart on Fri, 2010-01-29 21:18
Oughts — by Chris Cathcart on Fri, 2010-01-29 20:40
Goode Luck, Mr C. — by James S. Valliant on Fri, 2010-01-29 20:38

The Anatomy of Collectivism

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Submitted by Kasper on Mon, 2009-12-28 05:56

I’ve been reading the Fountainhead all year. I’m now up to the part of Howard Roark. The book is climaxing and has become gripping.


Social Justice

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Submitted by Kasper on Fri, 2009-12-11 00:46

A concept becoming more apparent in today’s society, one that has run rampant in schools and universities and one that receives much approval is the concept of social justice.

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The lie of social justice ... — by Frediano on Fri, 2009-12-11 21:13

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Christmas Presents for A Real Man

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Submitted by Kasper on Wed, 2009-12-09 21:59


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The Idea of Freedom a Fantasy?

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Submitted by Kasper on Wed, 2009-11-11 22:24

This UK programme tries to simplistically portray how we as a society have gone from politicians who presumed to lead society with new ideologies to what we have now where politicians are seen to be p


Introducing the all new SOLO women's exercise club!

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Submitted by Kasper on Tue, 2009-10-27 23:54

Big smile Big smile Big smile Big smile

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Nope, it wouldn't. — by Olivia on Wed, 2009-10-28 03:50
Ah! — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2009-10-28 00:33

KASS music gem of the day: Tchaikovsky played by Martha Argerich

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Submitted by Kasper on Mon, 2009-10-12 23:47

Martha has been a favorite of mine for a long time now. She strikes those keys with such ferocious power and yet with such nimble agility.

Part 1:

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Ravel Jeux d'eau — by Newberry on Tue, 2009-10-13 04:16
Bach, Bach Partita No. 2, 2008 — by Newberry on Tue, 2009-10-13 04:14
I am enthralled with her — by Kasper on Tue, 2009-10-13 04:07

Welcome to the Land Transport Safety Authority.

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Submitted by Kasper on Fri, 2009-09-25 03:28

The LTSA has to be the most complicated and fucked up organisation in New Zealand short of the Resource Management Act.

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reply — by 0 on Tue, 2010-11-23 12:10
I feel your rage Kasper — by Sandi on Fri, 2009-09-25 08:24

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Solo needs a 'How to' tab

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Submitted by Kasper on Thu, 2009-09-17 02:51

I have been asking for some time now that Solo should have a 'How to' tab along with the others: Recent posts, Links, Forums, Archives etc.

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Good work — by Kasper on Mon, 2009-09-21 05:05
Ross — by Kasper on Sat, 2009-09-19 11:09
Brant — by Kasper on Thu, 2009-09-17 07:35

Psychology

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Submitted by Kasper on Wed, 2009-09-09 23:26

This man is most interesting.

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Antidepressants and child suicides — by 0 on Sat, 2009-09-12 23:00
I watched the videos. No — by 0 on Sat, 2009-09-12 03:26

Love is the answer.

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Submitted by Kasper on Thu, 2009-08-20 03:44

So, I’ve just had a Jehova’s witness come to my door this morning. He handed me a pamphlet which read information about an upcoming seminar for the ‘end of the world’.

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All ya need is luv...la la — by AShortt on Fri, 2009-08-21 00:35
Culturally perverted semantics — by HWH on Fri, 2009-08-21 00:03
A quick reply, Hilton — by Ptgymatic on Thu, 2009-08-20 23:42

The Maori World View Challenged.

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Submitted by Kasper on Tue, 2009-08-04 22:17

I am taking a Maori health paper at university at present. It has certainly prompted some thinking which has caused me to write the following letter to my lecturer: Mrs Smith (name changed)

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Exposing the Real Agenda — by Sandi on Sat, 2009-11-21 05:21
Brash Versus Sharples — by Kasper on Fri, 2009-10-30 21:19
Title below. — by Kasper on Tue, 2009-09-01 06:36

International security alerts!

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Submitted by Kasper on Thu, 2009-06-11 21:40

[Category: Humor] a current circulating email.

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Funnies — by Kasper on Sat, 2009-09-26 00:05
Kasper — by 0 on Sat, 2009-06-13 20:07
LOL — by Sandi on Fri, 2009-06-12 00:27

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Historic figures show Islam has taken over europe literally.

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Submitted by Kasper on Sat, 2009-05-09 23:19
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Thank god. — by Kasper on Sat, 2009-05-16 10:40
Marcus... — by Olivia on Sat, 2009-05-16 08:57
Xtian collectivism — by jeffrey smith on Wed, 2009-05-13 00:53

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Nobel peace prize awarded to sack of shit Al Gore over ww2 hero Irena Sendler.

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Submitted by Kasper on Fri, 2009-04-03 02:13

Emailed to me:

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Noted — by Kasper on Fri, 2009-04-03 02:22
How many pieces are there anyway? — by Ptgymatic on Fri, 2009-04-03 02:16

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Full interview of Ayn Rand with Tom Snyder available

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Submitted by Kasper on Thu, 2009-03-26 04:18

I don't know if anybody has notice but the full interview is now available. I remember that only part of this interview was available before. Thoroughly enjoyable.

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I'm not an Objectivist, but — by 0 on Thu, 2009-03-26 22:41
Stephen Colbert mocks Ayn Rand — by Marcus on Thu, 2009-03-26 20:24
I know... — by Marcus on Thu, 2009-03-26 20:08

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Relativity

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Submitted by Kasper on Tue, 2009-01-06 03:37

What are your thoughts on this guys?

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i just want to say that — by katietigerhead on Tue, 2009-01-13 07:40
Interesting reading. — by Kasper on Tue, 2009-01-13 07:03
So, Kasper ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2009-01-11 05:49

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Maths in School Curriculum

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Submitted by Kasper on Fri, 2008-11-21 20:36

A rather humorous email going around.....

1. Teaching Maths In 1970: A logger sells a lorry load of timber for $1000. His cost of production is 4/5 of the selling price. What is his profit?

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Hi everyone, I wish you all — by 0 on Tue, 2010-03-16 12:27
School of Government — by gregster on Sun, 2008-12-21 21:25
The hard part — by Merlin Jetton on Mon, 2008-12-01 13:17

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Election debate - fuck it.

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Submitted by Kasper on Mon, 2008-11-03 08:17

Tonights election between National and Labor gave no consolation to the citizens of this land of the free.

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Precisely Kasper. — by Sandi on Mon, 2008-11-03 09:02

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Fellatio associated with reducing risk of boob cancer

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Submitted by Kasper on Wed, 2008-10-22 00:43

The best news all year has been released today on CNN that women who give a good blow job, with a swallow, more than once a week

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Dearest Olivia — by Sandi on Thu, 2008-10-23 08:21
Jennifer! — by Olivia on Thu, 2008-10-23 06:35
Happy Birthday Lady Slapper! — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2008-10-23 04:10

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NZ Psychologist abuses position: A NZ Herald article explains

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Submitted by Kasper on Thu, 2008-10-09 20:08

Stand-in dad' fined $10,000
4:00AM Sunday Oct 05, 2008
By Jared Savage

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Linz — by Kasper on Fri, 2008-10-10 04:00
Ethics — by Luke H on Thu, 2008-10-09 23:52
Kas — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2008-10-09 22:57

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On Nothingness

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Submitted by Kasper on Fri, 2008-08-01 00:55

Ayn’s view on the Universe was that the Universe is everything that exists. Her answer to the question: Is the universe finite was yes. If so, what could then be outside the universe?

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Leonid, — by Ptgymatic on Thu, 2008-10-23 19:22
Physically Potent Ratios — by Stephen Boydstun on Thu, 2008-10-23 12:56
Mindy — by 0 on Thu, 2008-10-23 06:02

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