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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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Reps. Huffman, Raskin, McNerney, & Kildee Launch Congressional Freethought Caucus (Congressman Jared Huffman)

Started by Loren Miller May 7. 0 Replies

Washington, D.C.- Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Jerry McNerney (D-CA), and Dan Kildee (D-MI) announced the launch of the Congressional Freethought Caucus to promote sound public policy based on reason, science, and moral…Continue

Tags: Congress, atheism, Congressional Freethought Caucus

James Howard Kunstler: The Coming Economy Of "Less"

Started by Joan Denoo Mar 23. 0 Replies

James Howard Kunstler: The Coming Economy Of "Less"3:40 "I think what is really going on, what's sort of behind the insanity of this, is the very…Continue

Tags: rational, analysis, herd-emotion, mendacity, America

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Comment by Grinning Cat on June 9, 2017 at 9:32pm

Bringing together politics, economics, and explicit religion for a change -- a detail, truer than ever, from the Bizarro cartoon "My god ate my homework":

“How a Bill Becomes a Law” poster: (factory spewing pollution from smokestacks) + (oil well spewing oil) + (bill, i.e. paper money) = (Capitol building)

Comment by Grinning Cat on June 8, 2017 at 1:33pm

BTW, this rings true for our current Republican administration:

THE PRESS: “WE JUST DISCOVERED THAT RUSSIA MAY CONTROL THE WHITE HOUSE, PERHAPS EVEN THE COUNTRY.” REPUBLICANS: “YES, WE ARE VERY CONCERNED ABOUT HOW YOU FOUND OUT.”

Comment by tom sarbeck on June 2, 2017 at 6:37pm
Aw, Loren, he's pandering. He wants to be re-elected. That's evidence of either insanity or inability to do any kind of work.
Comment by Loren Miller on June 2, 2017 at 6:24pm

Damn.  Bertold, that "prayer patrol" business is bluntly INSANE.

Comment by tom sarbeck on June 2, 2017 at 5:17pm
Aw, the guv is trying to keep spending down. Let the praying fail and then see what the guy does.
Comment by Bertold Brautigan on June 2, 2017 at 3:39pm

Brought to you by the Give Me a Fucking Break Department:

Comment by tom sarbeck on May 28, 2017 at 3:16am
Ruth, knowing the past might help us predict the future, or might not.

Or, knowing that Bernie did not accept a bribe last month (Who really knows?) might, or might not, help us predict whether he will accept a bribe next month.

Welcome to politics--as it is, not as you want it.
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on May 27, 2017 at 6:20pm

Really, tom. The possibility of honesty in US politics is providing cover? Bernie's lifetime of public service speaks for itself.

Comment by tom sarbeck on May 27, 2017 at 8:02am
One recent time, Joan, was when you posted s'thing about the agricultural labor force.
Comment by Joan Denoo on May 26, 2017 at 1:01am

@ tom sarbeck, good, this is an opportunity for me to learn. You wrote, "I too enjoy being challenged to think and you occasionally do that."

Can you give me examples of when I think? 

 
 
 

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