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Politics, Economics, and Religion

Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.  

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An eternal question, what is the purpose of life?, occupied philosophers’ thoughts throughout history. Stone pictographs reveal even primitive peoples reflected on this query. Each one has the capacity to define his or her personal thinking about politics, economics and religion.

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The Satanic Panic - The Witch Hunt of the Late Twentieth Century (Seth Andrews)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller on Wednesday. 1 Reply

To a degree, I think the following video and talk are mislabeled.  Oh, absolutely, Seth talks at length and in detail about the "Satanic Panic," the crazed obsession some Christians had about elements of popular culture through the 1970s, 80s, and…Continue

Tags: Dungeons & Dragons, Backward Masking, Pokemon, fear, The Thinking Atheist

The things I remember

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Loren Miller on Wednesday. 4 Replies

The things I remember about The John Birch Society, founded in 1958 by a candy entrepreneur, Robert Welch, who, in 1961, said the government of the United States was “50-70 percent” Communist-controlled and Dwight D. Eisenhower was a “dedicated,…Continue

Tags: of, Year, the, 1980, Evangelical

Roy Moore Is Exactly What the Republican Party Is All About

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck on Tuesday. 1 Reply

Roy Moore Is Exactly What the Republican Party Is All About"The rise of what used to be known as “the religious right” did not…Continue

Tags: Republican, Party, Moore, Roy, P.

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 5, 2017 at 5:24pm

US citizens who'd like an easy way to email their senators to object to "Fascism Forever Club" Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination, look here.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 5, 2017 at 3:21pm

Daniel, thanks for the Religious Executive Order leaked draft, which is truly horrible, and obviously unconstitutional. doesn't that deserve a forum post? It's really important.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 5, 2017 at 2:56pm

Denier-in-Chief excels at alienating US allies, such as Germany.

German magazine defends cover showing Trump beheading Statue of Lib...

Thanks for the Esquire link, Bertold.

Comment by Gary S on February 3, 2017 at 8:21pm

Bertold I like that picture!

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 2, 2017 at 9:25pm

You're a few decades late on that, Daniel.

AKA The Church of Bob

Comment by Daniel W on February 2, 2017 at 8:41pm

The Nation.  Leaked draft of Freedom of Religion Executive Order.  Maybe it's leaked as a trial balloon?  What if your religion says you have to have lots of sex, smoke pot, and swear like a sailor?  I want to start that church.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 2, 2017 at 8:24pm

We Know How This Ends
The White House is once again tolerant of white supremacy.

[Esquire]

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 2, 2017 at 5:15pm

With Nazis in charge, the assumption is that Nazis won't act like terrorists any more. Because they've won. There's no thought that some might  be disillusioned by the current administration.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 2, 2017 at 3:34pm

Ran into an excellent podcast called Pod Save America - supposedly by former Obama staffers.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 2, 2017 at 10:03am

Arbeit macht frei.

 
 
 

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