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|Religion / Re: Boko Haram Attacked Our Building ─ T.B. Joshua by F00028: 7:19am On Sep 15|
how come he didn't see it coming?
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|Politics / Re: Chronicles Of Missing “things” In Nigeria by F00028: 7:42pm On Sep 11|
^^^ you never cite your own sources
|Nairaland / General / Re: Residents Grab Catholic Seminarians, Tag Them Terrorists by F00028: 8:58am On Sep 03|
nonsense! and bh members would advertise their presence in akute?
|Family / Re: How I Resigned Fromthe “one Man – Onewife” Club by F00028: 11:14pm On Sep 01|
Sophyrocks:sorry for yourself. you think marriage is just about se.x.
|Family / Re: How I Resigned Fromthe “one Man – Onewife” Club by F00028: 11:45am On Sep 01|
Sophyrocks:you have a very narrow construction of what marriage is.
|Family / How I Resigned Fromthe “one Man – Onewife” Club by F00028: 10:34am On Sep 01|
Maybe it’s midlife crises or maybe it’s
something else, but recently the topic of
polygamy keeps finding its way into
conversations with my friends. And because I
always insist that one woman was enough for
me, they call me the President of the ‘One man
– One wife’ club. But something happened
some weeks ago that changed all of that.
You see my preference for monogamy is not
rooted in any belief in its superiority as a
matrimonial system rather it is based simply
on my fear of fatigue. In my calculation, if
having a wife requires some considerable
amount of work – you know, the kind of work
that husband do on their wives (I’m trying hard
not to be vulgar here) – then having 2 wives
will automatically mean twice the work, 3
wives thrice the work, etc. and since with only
one wife I am at a point of equilibrium, I felt
getting a second wife will tilt the balance
towards fatigue. And because I believe strongly
that marriage is meant to be a pleasant
experience, then there shouldn’t be any room
for fatigue in it, hence my preference for
monogamy. But apparently, I was wrong.
intimate relations had no respect for math logic
after all. I was made to realize this first by a
group of polygamists and then later by a
published scientific paper.
First the polygamists…
Some weeks ago, I was in a conversation with
some senior colleagues at the office (all of
them with multiple wives) and one of them
mentioned how his intimate drive effectively
doubled after he married his second wife. [In
case you are wondering why we were having
that kind of conversation at the office, well, we
were on strike then]. As soon as the guy said
that, all the others supported him with similar
experiences of their own. One of them, a three
star General (that’s polygamists’ lingo for
having three wives) said he is so virile now
that he can actually service all three wives in
one night. And he added, looking pointedly at
my now incredulous face that he too wouldn’t
have believed back when he had just one wife,
that he would actually “perform” much better
with three. He concluded that it was a mystery
only Generals could understand. Apparently,
having one wife didn’t make me a one star
Then the science…
A couple of days ago, I was searching the web
for something completely unrelated and
accidentally stumbled upon the findings of a
research that was conducted way back in the
1970s. The experiment was initially conducted
on rats but was subsequently carried out on
other higher mammals all with very similar
results. The summary of the findings as aptly
put by Glenn Wilson in his “The Great Sex
“The males of most mammals have a definite
urge towards seeking variety in their in intimate
partners. If a male rat is introduced to a female
rat in a cage, a remarkably high Reproduction rate
will be observed at first. Then, progressively,
the male will tire of that particular female and,
even though there is no apparent change in her
receptivity, he eventually reaches a point where
he has little apparent libido. However, if the
original female is then removed and a fresh one
supplied, the male is immediately restored to
his former vigor and enthusiasm.”
That essentially was what “three star General”
was talking about. Scientists call it the
Coolidge Effect. It was named after the 30
president of the United States, Calvin Coolidge.
It was said that the President and his wife
were visiting a government farm in Kentucky
one day and after arrival were taken off on
separate tours. When Mrs. Coolidge passed by
the chicken pens she paused to ask her guide
how often the rooster could be expected to
perform his duty. ‘Dozens of times a day’ was
her guide’s reply. She was most impressed by
this and said rather mischievously, ‘Please tell
that to the President.’ When the President was
duly informed of the rooster’s performance he
was initially dumbfounded. Then a thought
occurred to him. ‘Was this with the same hen
each time?’ he inquired. ‘Oh no, Mr President, a
different one each time’ was his host’s reply.
The President nodded slowly, smiled and said,
”Tell that to Mrs Coolidge!’ And thus the
phenomenon was named the Coolidge Effect.
With this discovery there’s nothing left for me
to do than to honorably resign my position as
the president of the “One man – One wife”
club. And in case you are reading this and you
happen to be my wife, I’ll like to assure you
darling that I am still a member of the club I
am just not the president anymore.
|Religion / Re: Wow !!!: One Of The Greatness Of The "Holy Quran". by F00028: 2:12pm On Aug 29|
only if you were born before the year 2000
|Politics / Re: Australian Negotiator Reveals Boko Haram Sponsors And Plans by F00028: 5:05pm On Aug 28|
okonja: Hmmmm, I wonder what they benefiting from this
Amoshie: ....if boko haram continues to attack there will b no election in those regions n hence GEJ will av a massive winning.
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|Politics / Re: Ribadu Picks PDP Adamawa Gov Election From by F00028: 6:24am On Aug 19|
so na now him finally know him level. no be presidential ambition he get before?
|Religion / Re: Muslims! Get Prepared!, Jesus Is Coming Soon!!! by F00028: 6:19am On Aug 19|
at least we agree on one thing: Jeaus Christ is coming back.
ebenice: and only those who truely believe on Him as SAVIOUR AND LORD..did he tell you that, what does it mean exactly?
|Religion / Re: Atheism And Death. My Ebola Experience by F00028: 6:03am On Aug 17|
TheBigUrban2:bull$%!£...the context betrays you. it was more than just a colloquiallism in your case.
p.s: even though I believe you really did shout "alhamdulillah" in english, I know you left that in so you can have this argument with somebody...but I couldn't resist
feeble minded atheist
|Religion / Re: Atheism And Death. My Ebola Experience by F00028: 5:16am On Aug 17|
TheBigUrban2: . You should see how I was jumping despite being sick. THANK GOD I HAVE MALARIA...
thank God? atheist??
|Religion / Re: The Trouble With Richard Dawkins by F00028: 12:59pm On Aug 03|
TheBigUrban2: I wonder where the op is now......looks like you missed, logic. am still here.
|Politics / Re: What Does Nigeria, Pakistan, Iraq And Somalia Have In Common? by F00028: 5:39pm On Jul 24|
all former european colonies
|Politics / Re: BOKO HARAM: Opposition Is A Coalition Of Muslim Extremists — Russian Experts by F00028: 6:28am On Jul 20|
don't them russians got their own problems?
|Politics / Re: Suggest Ways JONATHAN Can Sack SANUSI Without Recourse To The Senate by F00028: 3:04pm On Jan 10|
Section 11(2)(f) of the CBN Act states:
“A person shall not remain a Governor, Deputy Governor or Director of the Bank if he is removed by the President: Provided that the removal of the Governor shall be supported by two-thirds majority of the Senate praying that he be so removed.”
|Education / Re: Single Sex School Vs Mixed School Which Is Better?? by F00028: 10:26pm On Jan 08|
martha: Mixed of course... Single-sex schools simply promotes homosexualism...rubbish!
I went to mixed schools there was incidents of homosexualism
|Education / Re: Single Sex School Vs Mixed School Which Is Better?? by F00028: 10:20pm On Jan 08|
benefits of single-sex schools :
(1) Decreases distractions in learning,
(2) Reduces student behavior problems,
(3) Provides more leadership opportunities,
(4) Promotes a sense of community among students and staff,
(5) Improves student self-esteem,
(6) Addresses unique learning styles and interests of boys or girls,
(7) Decreases sex bias in teacher- student interactions,
(8 ) Improves student achievement,
(9) Decreases the academic problems of low achieving students,
(10) Reduces intimate harassment among students,
(11) Provides more positive student role models,
(12) Allows for more opportunities to provide social and moral guidance,
(13) Provides choice in public education.
source: (2008). Early Implementation of Public Single-Sex Schools: Perceptions and Characteristics. Washington D.C.
|Education / Re: Help Me,which Expression Is Most Correct? by F00028: 9:14am On Jan 08|
for starters I think it should be, perspective on
|Islam for Muslims / Re: Anything Islam Says NO! Is Unhealthy by F00028: 10:49am On Jan 06|
^^^ where does it say that?
|Religion / Re: Was This New Pope Just Chosen To Make The Catholic Church Cool And Liberal? PR? by F00028: 10:18am On Jan 06|
Mr. Aladin:only that his God has already judged homosexuals severally in corinthians, timothy, leviticus and so on.
"Or do you not know that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived;neither fornicators, nor idolaters, noradulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals"
1 Cor 6:9
|Islam for Muslims / Re: For Those Considering To Leave Islam for Christianity by F00028: 10:15pm On Jan 05|
harbiola1:of course it is. Adam was.
|Islam for Muslims / Re: Do Good Always, No Matter How Small It May Be. by F00028: 12:50pm On Dec 31, 2013|
this is a lovely reminder
|Islam for Muslims / Re: For Those Considering To Leave Islam for Christianity by F00028: 7:09pm On Dec 27, 2013|
Lil B®ight™©:if that what you regard as explicit, then Jesus "explicitly " made the disciples God via John 17:21, 14:20
and just to be clear, “One” used in both the verses John 10:30 ( I and the father are one) and John 17:21 is the same. it's “heis” hice
|Islam for Muslims / Re: For Those Considering To Leave Islam for Christianity by F00028: 3:08pm On Dec 26, 2013|
ebenice: JESUS IS THE WAY,THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE... Any other claim by any other prophet contrary to that FACT is a FARCE
so where was Moses leading all those people?
|Islam for Muslims / Re: To All 'miss Goody Two Shoes' Muslimahs: It's Not About The Pudah, Its Your Acts by F00028: 8:25am On Dec 26, 2013|
Phinalphantasy:you are joking, right?
did you not read the the op?
|Islam for Muslims / Re: For Those Considering To Leave Islam for Christianity by F00028: 8:23am On Dec 26, 2013|
Mintayo:and who does he say he is?
|Islam for Muslims / Re: For Those Considering To Leave Islam for Christianity by F00028: 9:53am On Dec 22, 2013|
Mintayo:that's 'cos you have nothing to show.
Jesus Christ didn't teach: that he was divine, about any trinity, or that he came to die for any original sin.
that new kind of christianity has paul as its founder.
|Islam for Muslims / Re: For Those Considering To Leave Islam for Christianity by F00028: 10:39pm On Dec 21, 2013|
Mintayo:Jesus the Christ, the Son of Mary revealed no such thing.
who told you that? definitely not Jesus Christ.
"Let the reader contrast the true Christian standard with that of Paul and he will see the terrible betrayal of all that the Master taught.... For the surest way to betray a great Teacher is to misrepresent his message.... That is what Paul and his followers did, and because the Church has followed Paul in his error it has failed lamentably to redeem the world.... The teachings given by the blessed Master Christ, which the disciples John and Peter and James, the brother of the Master, tried in vain to defend and preserve intact were as utterly opposed to the Pauline Gospel as the light is opposed to the darkness."
-Rev. V.A. Holmes-Gore: Christ or Paul?
"The attitude which Paul himself takes up towards the Gospel of Jesus is that he does not repeat it in the words of Jesus, and does not appeal to its authority.... The fateful thing is that the Greek, the Catholic, and the Protestant theologies all contain the Gospel of Paul in a form which does not continue the Gospel of Jesus, but displaces it."
-The Quest for the Historical Jesus, Albert
“Paul, the founder of Christianity, the writer of half the NT, almost never quotes Jesus in his letters and writings."
-“The World Religions”, p 330
"Paul's words are not the Words of God. They are the words of Paul- a vast difference."
-Bishop John S. Spong, Episcopal Bishop of Newark. (Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism, p. 104, Harper San Francisco, 1991)
|Islam for Muslims / Re: For Those Considering To Leave Islam for Christianity by F00028: 3:26pm On Dec 21, 2013|
Mintayo: Lies and Misconceptions. Paul is nt d founder of Christainity,Jesus is!what you have today is all paul:
-divinity of Jesus,
-salvation by faith.
"Paul made Christianity the religion of
Paul, not of Christ Paul threw the
Christianity of Christ away, completely
turning it upside down. making it just the
opposite of the original proclamation of
- Soren Kierkegaard, The Journals.
"The writings of Paul have been a danger
and a hidden rock. the causes of the
principal defects of Christian theology."
- writes theologian Ernest Renan, in his book
|Islam for Muslims / Re: For Those Considering To Leave Islam for Christianity by F00028: 11:01am On Dec 20, 2013|
FOLYKAZE: What is the meaning of this crap?can't you read?
|Islam for Muslims / Re: Are Christian Section Admin Muslims? Allah Is He A Moon God? by F00028: 9:12pm On Nov 21, 2013|
then in mat. 27:46 Jesus was calling on a moon god because 'Alah' is the aramaic word for, God.
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