Politics, Economics, and Religion


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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What is the purpose of life?

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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TPP - what's been leaked

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 6. 6 Replies

Public Citizen warns of known dangers hidden in the Trans Pacific Partnership. Even with the extreme secrecy, we know enough, due to partial leaks of the secret text, to be very afraid. For instance, we know the TPP would:Lower U.S. wages by…Continue

Tags: corporate tribunals, overcharging for medication, outsourcing US jobs, food and safety threats, TPP

Kevin Kruse on How Corporate America Created Christian America (YouTube)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Oct 23. 8 Replies

It isn't very often that something goes upside my head with the kind of impact that happened yesterday afternoon, when the 38th Annual Convention of the Freedom From Religion Foundation had as one of its guest speakers Kevin M. Kruse.  Mr. Kruse is…Continue

Tags: One Nation Under God, Kevin Kruse

Presidential election - last time around Michelle Obama said : "The truth matters." Republicans are laughing all the way to the bank at the quaintness of such a naive thought.

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 24. 23 Replies

Ben Carson: Big Bang A Fairy Tale, Theory Of Evolution Encouraged By The DevilIt's nice that the Republicans have Dr.(!) Ben Carson as their house n-word. He's cute, articulate, humble and smooth, and his speech patterns are oh, so laid back and…Continue

Tags: Carson, creationism, evolution, primary, election

A View of Islam from Muhammad Syed: Ex-Muslim

Started by Loren Miller Sep 23. 0 Replies

There is a great deal of discussion that goes on about Muslims and Islam in the US which comes from people who are not, themselves, directly connected with either the people or the religion.  Muhammad Syed, president of Ex-Muslims of North America,…Continue

Tags: Muslims, Seth Andrews, ISIS, Islam, Muhammad Syed

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Comment by sk8eycat on June 11, 2015 at 9:01pm

Whenever I see "TPP" I think "Toilet Paper Party."  Sorry.  I can't help it....we've used "TP" as shorthand on shopping lists since I was a baby.

and the Koch bros. DO own the largest TP company in the us...Georgia Pacific.

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 11, 2015 at 9:00pm

"We establish no religion" billboard perfectly states what it is I want. It is not often I can say something positive about Reagan. On separation of church and state, I agree!

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 11, 2015 at 8:56pm

Ruth, excellent and clear description of TPP and reasons why it is not a good agreement for people, the environment and the Earth. 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on June 11, 2015 at 8:26pm

This little video about the TPP is easy to understand.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on June 1, 2015 at 3:57pm

That's a great one from St. Ronnie. (Too bad the crazy old prick didn't put his money where his mouth was.) This Ayn Rand crack would be good as well just because she's the idol of so many tea partiers:

I'm against God for the reason that I don't want to destroy reason.

--Ayn Rand

Comment by Loren Miller on June 1, 2015 at 3:35pm

Hey, gang!

I have recently become a member of the Northern Ohio Freethought Society (FFRF) and we're gearing up to get in the GOP's face next summer with one or more billboards.  I am proposing that at least one of 'em be based on THIS:

FFRF will work up a different graphic, of course, perhaps similar to the ones they did with other presidents, but I think that for the RNC, this is PREMIUM!  Any thoughts?

Comment by Idaho Spud on May 23, 2015 at 3:32pm

After that video, I watched Capitol Steps do an impersonation of Obama, and it sounded like him also.

Comment by sk8eycat on May 23, 2015 at 3:10pm

The people in Capitol Steps do the best voice impersonations I've ever heard....and their song parodies are outstanding, too.

Comment by Idaho Spud on May 23, 2015 at 2:35pm

That is a funny video Felaine, and it sounds like him.

Comment by Plinius on May 23, 2015 at 6:42am

Long, I hope!


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