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  1. But it can make this thread. Post your source....

    But it can make this thread. Post your source. Was the photo you describe done after complaint or during the original session?

    ETA: From the article linked above . . .
  2. Second grader in wheelchair set apart from classmates in school photo

    http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/fiCYzeTuvWWu6h1VSfj96A--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7cT04NTt3PTYzMA--/http://l.yimg.com/os/publish-images/lifestyles/2013-06-17/0ffd23e8-a83d-47ec-9ff2-2ae00fefe088_Miles-photo.j...
  3. Thread: Suicide

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    It was I who made the comment that suicide is a...

    It was I who made the comment that suicide is a crime in most states, specifically murder. This was not based on "belief" of faith, but on an accumulation of various published statements that this...
  4. Thread: Suicide

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    We seem to be having two parallel conversations...

    We seem to be having two parallel conversations traveling in different directions, yet implying that there is a point of intersection. I'd like to ask a few questions and make a few comments to help...
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    Nor will they get that access here. Any...

    Nor will they get that access here.

    Any actionable intent to commit suicide may produce a result which is far too serious, irretrievably permanent and much, much too personal to be bandied about...
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    I can deflect the lower cross-piece grabbing the...

    I can deflect the lower cross-piece grabbing the pedal just hand-tightening the big plastic star nuts on my controls. Got to know when to stop cranking. Your control still looks functional. Look for...
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    I want to be clear for you and all, Todd. I'm not...

    I want to be clear for you and all, Todd. I'm not saying that people shouldn't post about their existential struggles. What I am saying, and will continue to believe, is that any discussion that...
  8. Thread: Suicide

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    The most reliable predictor of a completed...

    The most reliable predictor of a completed suicide is the existence of a detailed plan. While I do understand that suicide is an option that most humans, especially those in this community, consider,...
  9. I agree. However, I also realize that the things...

    I agree. However, I also realize that the things you sometimes have to do to get your propers can also be a bad trade-off. Is it better to be hated or pitied? Is there really much of a difference?
    ...
  10. The net benefit to humanity must consider the...

    The net benefit to humanity must consider the cost of becoming coldly clinical and mathematical in our decisions. You wipe out a disease that affects some by a treatment with seriously dangerous side...
  11. In truth, no one truly knows what choice they...

    In truth, no one truly knows what choice they would make until they have the opportunity and the history of their decision.

    What I'm suggesting is more like your proposition #2, where the...
  12. Very good recall and an excellent synopsis! ...

    Very good recall and an excellent synopsis!

    The movie's big question was "What would you do to be cured"? As you say, forced participation in medical experiments was the ethical hurdle that...
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    Bob, anything I could say would seem trite in...

    Bob, anything I could say would seem trite in expressing how sorry I am for your losses. But I do feel the need to tell you I read and felt what you wrote. I hope that the telling helped you in some...
  14. Extreme Measures: Gene Hackman & Hugh Grant

    Watched Extreme Measures last night. This was my second time seeing this movie. First time I viewed it, I didn't take much time to reflect on the points raised about medical ethics. I just saw it as...
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    Feelin' Philly? I spent many a sunny day at...

    Feelin' Philly?

    I spent many a sunny day at Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park. That was long before The Fresh Prince went to live with Uncle Phil.

    Later, Darrell Hall and John Oates were part...
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    Sun shining bright this morning. I'm expecting...

    Sun shining bright this morning. I'm expecting that it will play the usual summer peek-a-boo game. We'll get days with some clouds, some rain, and a lot of blue sky with glorious sunshine. That's...
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    6 mil plastic sheeting coated with vegtable oil....

    6 mil plastic sheeting coated with vegtable oil. ;)
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    Well, last night certainly was fun! First my...

    Well, last night certainly was fun! First my phone blew up with a loud alarm announcing a tornado warning telling me to take shelter NOW! Then the TV started to do the same. Thunder - Lightening....
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  23. Haven't looked into this lately, but it used to...

    Haven't looked into this lately, but it used to vary by service provider.
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    Thanks guys! Some good stuff to check out. I'm...

    Thanks guys! Some good stuff to check out. I'm mostly just texting, talking occasionally, and information surfing when away from home. But I know that folks are doing lots of fun and productive...
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