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Machi4velli
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Posted - 04/11/2010 :  13:00:41  Show Profile Send Machi4velli a Private Message  Reply with Quote
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Servetus

Never heard of this guy. If it wasn't for all of the blasphemous opinions...

"Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people."
-Giordano Bruno

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-Stephen Hawking

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-Albert Camus

filthy
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Posted - 04/11/2010 :  13:51:18   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Machi4velli

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Servetus

Never heard of this guy. If it wasn't for all of the blasphemous opinions...

I'd never heard of him, either. Thanks for the read!




"What luck for rulers that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

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HalfMooner
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Posted - 04/11/2010 :  17:26:18   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
For his times and in context, the old guy was a brave free thinker. Too bad he'd gone to Calvin's theocratic nightmare of Geneva. Not that there were many safer places for heretics.

Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
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