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Old 02-11-2012, 12:08 PM   #16
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he didn't only look like darwin...he was OUR darwin.

so generous, so intelligent, so fair, so gentle, so sharp, so awesome.

this has been a very shitty week, and this adds a lot of sadness to it.

Long Live Sternwallow. I will cherish my memories of him forever. How lucky I was to sit with him in person and enjoy his company. We made him happy that time we visited, and he even said it was one of the highlights of his life.

Our pleasure, Sir.

One of the most irrational of all the conventions of modern society is the one to the effect that religious opinions should be respected....That they should have this immunity is an outrage. There is nothing in religious ideas, as a class, to lift them above other ideas. On the contrary, they are always dubious and often quite silly.
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Old 02-11-2012, 12:16 PM   #17
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he didn't only look like darwin...he was OUR darwin.

so generous, so intelligent, so fair, so gentle, so sharp, so awesome.

this has been a very shitty week, and this adds a lot of sadness to it.

Long Live Sternwallow. I will cherish my memories of him forever. How lucky I was to sit with him in person and enjoy his company. We made him happy that time we visited, and he even said it was one of the highlights of his life.

Our pleasure, Sir.
LONG LIVE STERNWALLOW!

I am sorry to hear it was a shitty week for you. I wish things get better next week for you and your loved ones, Eva.
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Old 02-11-2012, 12:17 PM   #18
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"There is a great man who makes every man feel small.
But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great."

and I shall cry at his "passing".

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Old 02-11-2012, 01:23 PM   #19
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I've pulled out the little orange bag that Sterny used for our gifts, this is the quote printed on it:

Quote:
Epicurus wrote
Death does not concern me. Where I am, death is not. Where death is, I am not.
Sniff.

"I do not intend to tiptoe through life only to arrive safely at death."
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Old 02-11-2012, 01:50 PM   #20
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Old 02-11-2012, 02:02 PM   #21
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Ironically, at least where he is now, he is devoid of the idiocy he spent his time here successfully highlighting.

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Old 02-11-2012, 02:47 PM   #22
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Sterwallow succumbed to cancer

Prof Sol of Think Atheist posted this on my site:

"Hi Cal, Not sure if you will get this.
Just thought I would let you know, Sternwallow lost out to his cancer and removed himself from this mortal coil, a few days ago. Every one who knew him is feeling pretty down at the moment...
As you can imagine.

If you care to send any messages to raving atheist it will be will be most welcome.

Regards
Sol"

I responded to him I had no idea Stern was suffering from cancer ( perhaps it was mentioned and it didn't sink into my mentally healthy aka atheist brain. I feel awful I didn't have the chance to apologize for me been such an AH unable understand the why of his posts...

This will be my only post here for my YouTube videos, " Think Atheist " and my work occupy all of my time and then some.

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Old 02-11-2012, 02:49 PM   #23
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I only knew him for a short time one here, but he seemed liked a witty and intelligent fellow, and from the way those of you who did know him speak, he sounds like he was as much a treasure in person as he was online.

So he shall be missed, and he shall be remembered. In the end, what else can you ask for?
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Old 02-11-2012, 03:19 PM   #24
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Sternwallow: best free book I would have bought. Have a long rest. One day nearer the box for all of us .

thank goodness he's on our side
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Old 02-11-2012, 03:57 PM   #25
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That's terrible. RIP, Stern.


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Old 02-11-2012, 03:58 PM   #26
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He will be missed.

Edited: I think two threads just got combined, so my two comments look like a double post.

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Old 02-11-2012, 04:06 PM   #27
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Back when I first was on this forum, Sternwallow was in full force, and his wisdom and well thought out comments were always insightful and well thought out. I was gone for a long time and am so sorry I did not get to see him when I was finally able to return. He will be missed.

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Old 02-11-2012, 04:07 PM   #28
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Old 02-11-2012, 04:09 PM   #29
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This is sad news.

Hope: the feeling that you have that the feeling that you have is temporary.
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Old 02-11-2012, 04:18 PM   #30
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you all know how christains go see the oil slick that looks like jebus, the grilled cheese sandwich, the tortilla, the moldy wall....and pray to it?

we went to see Sternwallow. and he was the real deal.

One of the most irrational of all the conventions of modern society is the one to the effect that religious opinions should be respected....That they should have this immunity is an outrage. There is nothing in religious ideas, as a class, to lift them above other ideas. On the contrary, they are always dubious and often quite silly.
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