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Comment Archives: stories: Arts & Culture

Re: “Boise City Dept. of Arts and History Awards Grants

Benj is wrong - all of these sound like cool projects. Art is an essential part of our community and culture. In fact - this is just pennies as compared to what it should be.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by kitsune on 10/03/2014 at 6:24 PM

Re: “The Kitsch Campaign

The book 'On Kitsch', containing the dialogue between Nerdrum and Munch is available here.

http://www.lulu.com/shop/odd-nerdrum-and-jan-ove-tuv-and-dag-solhjell-and-sindre-mekjan/on-kitsch/paperback/product-21828772.html

Posted by Bork S. Nerdrum on 10/01/2014 at 9:04 AM

Re: “Boise City Dept. of Arts and History Awards Grants

Perfume on a pig. What a waste of money.

2 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Benj Hall on 10/01/2014 at 8:37 AM

Re: “The Charm School: Feast V

So cool!

Posted by Jewels in Boise on 09/05/2014 at 5:01 PM

Re: “Man of Mystery

Great article! You're the greatest Konrad!

Posted by Luke on 09/04/2014 at 4:40 PM

Re: “First Thursday: The Pub Scene at Bittercreek Ale House and Bardenay

Really bummed that you guys didn't include a map in this month's listing. The DBA map sucks; it just has little balloons with no numbers or other way to map out the places you want to go without tediously having to look up each address.

Posted by slfisher on 09/04/2014 at 10:52 AM

Re: “Campfire Stories at The Modern

If you'd like to listen to the podcasts of Campfire Stories,
you can get them here: http://radioboise.us/our-events/campfire-s…

Posted by kitsune on 09/04/2014 at 1:42 AM

Re: “Religious Vision

Posted 8.14 & 8.15 & 8.16
Let the folks have their Belief Museum.
It's not like there aren't a lot of other Belief Museums in town already.
They're known as churches.
They all just need to have the sign 'Caveat emptor' hanging prominently over the door.

Posted by watcher on 08/17/2014 at 11:19 AM

Re: “Religious Vision

Posted 8.14 & 8.15
Let the folks have their Belief Museum.
It's not like there aren't a lot of other Belief Museums in town already.
They're known as churches.
They all just need to have the sign 'Caveat emptor' hanging prominently over the door.

Posted by watcher on 08/16/2014 at 4:32 PM

Re: “Religious Vision

So now we have moron magnets in Kentucky, Florida, and Idaho? I guess you could call the one in Kentucky a giant moron magnet due to its size.

Posted by The Dude Abides on 08/16/2014 at 1:10 PM

Re: “Religious Vision

The difference between North American parents and South American parents - in the North the parents want their kids to be dumb, in the South they want them to be safe!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by JayJay on 08/16/2014 at 10:25 AM

Re: “Religious Vision

He is probably pro-life too. He should point out that life began at creation (whether 6000 years ago or 8 million years ago as nucleic acids reproduced) and that all humans do is end it. Pro-Life should include not dropping bombs and describing death as collateral damage, it should be stopping the death penalty, not stopping stem cell research with invitro embryos that could cure diabetes... but nooo, they have theories and an infallible book.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by SadaboutDogma on 08/16/2014 at 8:34 AM

Re: “Religious Vision

Is growing nuts a big business in Boise?

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Honestly on 08/16/2014 at 8:10 AM

Re: “Religious Vision

"I am looking forward to getting a chance to go to this museum. I've heard it is really interesting.."

So is a train wreck, but I don't really want to see one.

7 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Steve on 08/16/2014 at 7:18 AM

Re: “Religious Vision

Let the folks have their Belief Museum.
It's not like there aren't a lot of other Belief Museums in town already.
They're known as churches.
They all just need to have the sign 'Caveat emptor' hanging prominently over the door.

Posted by watcher on 08/14/2014 at 11:57 AM

Re: “Religious Vision

Ugghh I can't believe people still believe this. And it makes me incredibly sad that they are teaching these beliefs to their children.

12 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Robin McCown on 08/13/2014 at 8:31 PM

Re: “Religious Vision

This is right there with other 'truths' that are perpetrated by religions. For at least a percentage of these believers it's not much of a leap to grasp onto these additional beliefs. Many people feel more secure when things are wrapped up in a nice neat package. And they will hold onto this belief package with all their might. Just look back through history to see gruesome evidence for this.
Might as well let these believers have their Belief museum.
After all there's already plenty more Belief museums in town and they're called churches.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by watcher on 08/13/2014 at 7:11 PM

Re: “Religious Vision

" ... with creationism and young-earth theories in the spotlight."

You should never, ever, refer to these ideas as theories. These people are confused enough as to what a scientific theory is.

15 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Gar Colga on 08/13/2014 at 5:58 PM

Re: “Religious Vision

Depressing that there are people this ignorant in Boise trying to spread their mind-numbing stupidity.

8 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Carole Mandryk on 08/13/2014 at 5:57 PM

Re: “Religious Vision

I truly feel sorry for these people. They cannot let go of irrational beliefs no matter amount of reality is put before them. Notice how they're using the words "creationism and young-earth theories" to put their beliefs alongside scientific theories, and thus attempt to have them both treated as equal competitors because of the word theory. A theory in scientific usage is not the same as the lay use of the word theory. A scientific theory is testable and the closest thing to fact in science. No theories are proven, only disproved. The Theory of Gravity has long been tested and never disproven, even though science still does not understand how it works. The Theory of Evolution is exactly the same. The level prior to theory in science is hypothesis. Creationism at it's very least could be considered the hypothesis of creationism, but could never be tested, so it would be a fool's errand. As a side fact, laws, such as the Law of Gravity, are mathematical equations that fall under the umbrella of theories. The Law of Gravity is part of the overall Theory of Gravity.

10 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Mr. Ron on 08/13/2014 at 5:55 PM


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