All Discussions Tagged 'language' (7)

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Recovering from Authoritarianism, be it Cultural or Religious

Cultural authoritarianism - based on nationality. German, for instance. In 1960, social science was new in academia and writers were still…

Started by tom sarbeck

0 Dec 27, 2015

The English Language's Two Best Uses: Poetry and Fraud.

It's good for poetry because it has so many synonyms with different shades of meaning. It's good for fraud because the shades of meaning ar…

Started by tom sarbeck

0 Apr 17, 2015

Sacred: Is there such a thing in atheism?

As a ex-christian, I fully acknowledge that my language is still fully immersed in religious vocabulary. Words like 'bible'  'holy'  'sacre…

Started by Ronni

19 Sep 18, 2013
Reply by Loren Miller

Should we object when politicians use religious rhetoric

Blog from Psychology Today:   Should politicians bless secular voters?   Even atheists are divided on this issue.  It seems to me that, as…

Started by Dave Niose

26 May 30, 2011
Reply by mojo5501

Legalese, Political Correctness and Mercenaries

I was wondering about the usage of legalese in everyday speech and how that might be affecting our society. (For the those that don't know,…

Started by Jacob Gladden

7 Dec 29, 2009
Reply by A Former Member

French signing

Let's talk about sex. In french and in sign language. If you're working in a very prudish environment this might be borderline NSFW.

Started by Wolf Martinus

2 Jul 4, 2009
Reply by Little Name Atheist

Why don't chimps talk?

I'm looking for concrete answer for my 5 year old who keeps asking me this question. He asked after watching the TV show Evolve (episode on…

Started by Dawn K

21 May 15, 2009
Reply by Age of Atheism.com

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