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  • Comments on ZERO SUGAR DIET

    ZERO SUGAR DIET is the latest book by David Zinczenko, with assistance by Stephen Perrine. Zinczenko is not a medical researcher or clinician; he is a professional writer and editor. He is the author of over twenty books on diet and health, including the EAT THIS, NOT THAT series, the ABS DIET…

    By John B Hodges

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  • Ning CEO message

    Has something changed with Ning?It's had lags and hangs for years.Istn't it the CEO's job to fix it.Perhaps if email was sent to the CEO CEOtalk@ning.com, everytime there was a hang, or lag the CEO might find a…

    By Chris

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  • Meaning of life comes from normal activities like Love,Work & Play

    It's not that only Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Florence Nightingale, Albert Einstein, Dalai Lama & such others could have a meaningful life and the rest of the humanity who somehow eke out a livelihood for themselves & their dependents can never have a meaningful life. Not everybody…

    By V.N.K.Kumar

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  • We wouldn't have existed if our ancestors weren't Paranoids!

    I am comfortable with not having answers to everything. By temperament, I have a high tolerance for ambiguity and uncertainty. Many people suffer Cognitive Dissonance with uncertainties and probabilistic world models, and thus they feel the need to close that loop with a definitive answer,…

    By V.N.K.Kumar

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  • Cognitive Dissonance, the pain that's finally gone

    First of all, thank you to those who viewed my first post and especially to those who commented. I feel truly gratified that you found value in reading about my experiences and are willing to share your own.Cognitive Dissonance, "mental discord or inconsistency", is something I experienced…

    By Milo Coots

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  • Why Do Intelligent, Well-Educated People Still Believe Nonsense?

    The first thing we have to realize is that intelligence is compartmental. By that I mean that people who employ sharp wit and critical thinking about one area of life (or even multiple areas) can still remain almost juvenile about a number of others. Scientists who were/are religiousGalileo, Newton…

    By V.N.K.Kumar

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  • For a Muslim male, Heaven is on Earth itself

    I don't understand why Muslim men are so eager to go to 'Jannat' through Jihad and get 72 virgins when they can have whatever they crave for on earth itself! Of course besides this they get the privilege of licking the deity's ass.The following facts pertain to women and marriage in most of the…

    By V.N.K.Kumar

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  • Experiences in leaving Catholicism behind

    My first post. My intention is to write these as a sort of stream of consciousness style record of my memories growing up as well as my feelings about my evolving perspective and how that affects my relationships, especially with family who are still religious.Getting right into it, the memory that…

    By Milo Coots

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  • Confrontational Reality and Donald J. Trump

    It was a cold January afternoon in 2009 when USAir flight 1549 departed LaGuardia airport with 150 passengers, three flight attendants and pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and first officer Jeff Skiles at the controls of the Airbus 320. Beginning their climb to 15,000 feet, everything was…

    By Loren Miller

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  • Atheism requires religion to prosper.

    The atheist movement seems to be losing ground as its adherents grow in number.  I propose that this will continue until everybody who counts has no supernatural beliefs, and atheism as a movement is dead.Here's why.  How many of you grew up religious?  (You may put your hand down.)  How many grew…

    By Jerry Wesner

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