Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

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Choose the Greatest Thinker (ONE from each letter)

A) Thomas Aquinas
23
30%
A) The Pope
0
No votes
B) Bernard Lonergan
7
9%
B) Boethius
9
12%
C) Alan Dean Foster
8
10%
C) Lewis Grizzard
10
13%
D) Craig Ferguson
13
17%
D) Jordan Peterson
7
9%
 
Total votes: 77

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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by tuttle » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:15 pm

Voting is closed for Bracket D!

I gotta say...for the first time I think ever since I've been doing these tournaments, this is the first time someone scored a Zero.

I'm not sure if we chalk it up to going against Aquinas or if folks don't think much of the Pope as a thinker.

Charity tells me its Aquinas.

Luther tells me its the Pope.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by wosbald » Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:36 pm

+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:15 pm
Voting is closed for Bracket D!

I gotta say...for the first time I think ever since I've been doing these tournaments, this is the first time someone scored a Zero.

I'm not sure if we chalk it up to going against Aquinas or if folks don't think much of the Pope as a thinker.

Charity tells me its Aquinas.

Luther tells me its the Pope.
The Pope's not, primarily, an academic.

If the Pope goes down as "great" in history, it won't be due to his oeuvre.

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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by UncleBob » Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:38 pm

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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by hugodrax » Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:52 pm

wosbald wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:36 pm
+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:15 pm
Voting is closed for Bracket D!

I gotta say...for the first time I think ever since I've been doing these tournaments, this is the first time someone scored a Zero.

I'm not sure if we chalk it up to going against Aquinas or if folks don't think much of the Pope as a thinker.

Charity tells me its Aquinas.

Luther tells me its the Pope.
The Pope's not, primarily, an academic.

If the Pope goes down as "great" in history, it won't be due to his oeuvre.
Don't worry, Wos. Tuttle isnt an academic, either. He misspelled "Lucifer" again. :D
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by durangopipe » Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:27 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:52 pm
wosbald wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:36 pm
+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:15 pm
Voting is closed for Bracket D!

I gotta say...for the first time I think ever since I've been doing these tournaments, this is the first time someone scored a Zero.

I'm not sure if we chalk it up to going against Aquinas or if folks don't think much of the Pope as a thinker.

Charity tells me its Aquinas.

Luther tells me its the Pope.
The Pope's not, primarily, an academic.

If the Pope goes down as "great" in history, it won't be due to his oeuvre.
Don't worry, Wos. Tuttle isnt an academic, either. He misspelled "Lucifer" again. :D
Okay, hugo.
Let’s see what you can do with Zwingli! :clown:
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by hugodrax » Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:47 pm

durangopipe wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:27 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:52 pm
wosbald wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:36 pm
+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:15 pm
Voting is closed for Bracket D!

I gotta say...for the first time I think ever since I've been doing these tournaments, this is the first time someone scored a Zero.

I'm not sure if we chalk it up to going against Aquinas or if folks don't think much of the Pope as a thinker.

Charity tells me its Aquinas.

Luther tells me its the Pope.
The Pope's not, primarily, an academic.

If the Pope goes down as "great" in history, it won't be due to his oeuvre.
Don't worry, Wos. Tuttle isnt an academic, either. He misspelled "Lucifer" again. :D
Okay, hugo.
Let’s see what you can do with Zwingli! :clown:
Well, that's not quite as easy as suggesting a malapropism , is it? I doubt whether you want my actual feelings on the fellow.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by durangopipe » Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:51 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:47 pm
durangopipe wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:27 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:52 pm
wosbald wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:36 pm
+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:15 pm
Voting is closed for Bracket D!

I gotta say...for the first time I think ever since I've been doing these tournaments, this is the first time someone scored a Zero.

I'm not sure if we chalk it up to going against Aquinas or if folks don't think much of the Pope as a thinker.

Charity tells me its Aquinas.

Luther tells me its the Pope.
The Pope's not, primarily, an academic.

If the Pope goes down as "great" in history, it won't be due to his oeuvre.
Don't worry, Wos. Tuttle isnt an academic, either. He misspelled "Lucifer" again. :D
Okay, hugo.
Let’s see what you can do with Zwingli! :clown:
Well, that's not quite as easy as suggesting a malapropism , is it? I doubt whether you want my actual feelings on the fellow.
Naw.
Just wondering if you could pull off another “Lucifer” with that name.

Was he a zwinger?
Zwing low, zweet chariot?
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by hugodrax » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:01 pm

durangopipe wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:51 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:47 pm
durangopipe wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:27 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:52 pm
wosbald wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:36 pm
+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:15 pm
Voting is closed for Bracket D!

I gotta say...for the first time I think ever since I've been doing these tournaments, this is the first time someone scored a Zero.

I'm not sure if we chalk it up to going against Aquinas or if folks don't think much of the Pope as a thinker.

Charity tells me its Aquinas.

Luther tells me its the Pope.
The Pope's not, primarily, an academic.

If the Pope goes down as "great" in history, it won't be due to his oeuvre.
Don't worry, Wos. Tuttle isnt an academic, either. He misspelled "Lucifer" again. :D
Okay, hugo.
Let’s see what you can do with Zwingli! :clown:
Well, that's not quite as easy as suggesting a malapropism , is it? I doubt whether you want my actual feelings on the fellow.
Naw.
Just wondering if you could pull off another “Lucifer” with that name.

Was he a zwinger?
Zwing low, zweet chariot?
Zwingli sounds demonic to begin with, frankly. The Swiss have such odd names.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by wosbald » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:06 pm

+JMJ+

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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by hugodrax » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:19 pm

wosbald wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:06 pm
+JMJ+

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Ok, that made me laugh.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by Jester » Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:23 am

Bump!
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by Hovannes » Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:34 am

Voted
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by John-Boy » Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:37 pm

Jester wrote:
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