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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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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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Your private internet history up for sale, thanks to Republicans

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat 2 hours ago. 4 Replies

The U.S. House of Representatives will be considering S.J.Res. 34, a bill to repeal the FCC's protections for internet privacy, as early as tonight.The bill, passed by…Continue

Tags: FTC, Republicans, Congress, FCC, browsing history

The phony "freedoms" Republicans promise

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat Mar 20. 5 Replies

That's the title of Neil Buchanan's article in Newsweek (complete with irrelevant autoplaying video), reprinted from Justia's Verdict site where it has the title "…Continue

Tags: minimum wage, anti-abortion, anti-choice, scams, civil rights

Economics and Community values as to real estate owned by religious groups

Started by jlaz. Last reply by jlaz Mar 20. 6 Replies

I've been wondering off and on for a long time as to two inter-related (as I see it) issues: 1) evolving how people find community interaction when they want it. 2) real estate values of Churches and similar. 1) So, what I mean by the first is…Continue

California Deregulation as Foreshadow

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 8. 0 Replies

How the Energy Boys Fucked Over CaliforniaEven partial deregulation of the electricity market was a nightmare for California.In 2000 and…Continue

Tags: deregulation

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Comment by Bertold Brautigan on December 9, 2016 at 7:41pm

Nice bill of rights you got there. Be a shame if something happened to it.

Kellyanne Conway alarmingly advocates “consequences” for criticizing Trump

When President-elect Donald Trump promised "retribution," it was not long before the meaning of that promise took shape. Now, Trump senior adviser and campaign manager Kellyanne Conway is talking about "consequences" for people who speak out against Trump, and demanding silence from his political opponents.

Comment by Idaho Spud on December 9, 2016 at 10:50am

Thanks Ruth.  That's a keeper.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on December 8, 2016 at 5:30pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on December 6, 2016 at 8:29pm

This Saturday Night Live skit hits the spot.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on December 6, 2016 at 5:15pm
Comment by Bertold Brautigan on December 2, 2016 at 1:00pm

In case anyone hasn't had enough bad news lately:

Ohio Judge Rules Against Atheists Who Sued to Remove “In God We Trust” from U.S. Currency

[Hemant Mehta, Friendly Atheist]

I wonder how the christo-nazis would like this:

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 27, 2016 at 8:16pm

Loren, when a "belief system has no basis in fact, the entirety of its structure" should "become the target of questions and doubts."

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 27, 2016 at 8:13pm

Bertold, ironic, is it not, that Christians fight a war against Christmas, if for different reasons than pagans fight. I like Valerie's statement, 

"Fortunately, for almost 500 years, Christian critics of Christmas have offered an alternative view, one that is rather beautiful, even though they themselves regard it darkly. It is the view that our mid-winter celebration reflects, more than anything, the Pagan and universal yearning to embrace hope in the dead of winter, our impulse to celebrate with abandon the return of light and the promise that spring—and new life—will come again.

Comment by Loren Miller on November 26, 2016 at 10:45am

Good stuff, Bertold, which should surprise no one.  I mean, when your belief system has no basis in fact, the entirety of its structure can and does become the target of questions and doubts.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on November 26, 2016 at 10:29am

A bit of perspective - Valerie Tarico explains Christianity's War on Christmas.

 
 
 

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