students seen dressed as Arabs mocking them by carrying toy machine guns


#181

Okay, how about the Mormons? Mainstream or not?


#182

Mormons are not Jim Jones. Where are you going with this kind of pedantry?

Educated adults not on the spectrum are able to use general terms like 'mainstream ’ in conversation without having to qualify their exact meaning. We make inferences based on context and general usage of the language


#183

They say that Islam is the most civilized and advanced of all the world’s religions.


#184

Ok, that’s not what I said. Again we are able to use general terms in the English language with the understanding that the listener will understand our meaning based on context.


#185

Vague language may encourage vague ideas.


#186

Sure , if you want. Still not sure what you are trying to achieve here


#188

And “mainstream” is vague. Mormonism is the majority relgion in Utah, and a minority religion elsewhere. No other church accepts its central tenets, but many will say polite, positive things about them. Mainstream or not?


#189

I don’t care. It’s irrelevant. Where are you going? Mainstream is a general term, but sometimes we use general terms in conversation.


#190

We were discussing what is, or is not, mainstream Islam.


#191

But that’s a different conversation.


#192

Sorry, my brain gets clouded when I spend too much time interwebbing. I’ll need to find a nice planet for my next detox. Any suggestions?


#193

And I don’t think we were even discussing that


#194

In the interests of getting this thread back on track:


#195

Actually, sometimes vague language encourages very specific ideas! And vice versa! :astonished: :dizzy_face:


#196

Rosebud.


#197

Totally confused now.


#198

Hey, that’s not fair. No spoilers, man! :rage:


#199

You forgot to add at least three :nsfw:'s and “some of my best friends are…” disclaimers. Gnarly guitar though.


#200

You certainly talk in general terms in sociology.


#201

I was going to suggest Titan, but then I remembered the unique denebulising stratosphere of Mogadore. Transit via Earth for a 7 day round trip, avoid Lorien.