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  • My quote about god

    Love requires the existence of a material partnership base on communication, among other important factors. The fact the god does not communicate back in an easily recognizable way proves of it's non-existence. Being in love with god would be like being in love with a fictional character. That…

    By Douglas Monka

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  • Hopeful

    I ma hopeful to get to know some of you. Become on-line friends. Talk politics, religion, and philosophy. These are things one are not suppose to speak about, but during the age of Trump I don't know how you can avoid it. I am 55 years old, and skeptical since I was nine years old. I got a slap on…

    By Douglas Monka

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  • Krauss, Silverman, and Feet of Clay

    Too many of my heroes have feet of clay! -- Joan Denoo It was late February, 2018 when I first learned about issues regarding Lawrence Krauss and his inappropriate behavior toward women.  Then in the first week of March, I got an email from American Atheists, indicating that David Silverman was…

    By Loren Miller

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  • How not to write a persuasive speech

    I am supposed to give a persuasive speech for my oral communications class, and it is going to be about how expanding your experiences can improve your ability to decide on a major for college.It sounded like a good topic, and I think the people in my class could benefit from it,as we are all…

    By Rhonda Boyer

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  • The Theology and Science of Free Will

    Christian theologians see free will as the ability of the soul to choose freely between good and evil actions, as defined by God’s law. They argue that the choice of an evil action is a sin against God and justifies Divine punishment in Hell. To add mercy to their terrible image of God, they assert…

    By Homer Edward Price

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  • Another Passover: Jews indulge in food and fantasy

    "I have only a small flickering light to guide me in the darkness of a thick forest.  Up comes a theologian and blows it out."Denis Diderot“Imagine the religious principles which have, in fact, prevailed in the world. You will scarcely be persuaded that they are anything but sick men’s…

    By Alan Perlman

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  • Happy Easter, Bloody Easter

    “In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, You’ll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade…On the Avenue, Fifth Avenue, photographers will snap us And you’ll find that you’re in the rotogravure…”Irving Berlin“They tried to nail him down, but he got away.”Marquee outside church in…

    By Alan Perlman

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  • THIS!

    By Cane Kostovski

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  • 14th Amendment - history's most radical ideas

    http://bigthink.com/videos/van-jones-14th-amendment-is-one-of-historys-most-radical-ideasHe's right, we don't talk about it enough. How many of you know what the…

    By Cane Kostovski

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  • Review: Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins by Garry Kasparov

    Artificial Intelligence is a phrase that often promotes a strong reaction in a lot of people who hear it. There are the gloom and doom prognosticators who tell us that 'Judgement Day', the day the intelligent machines take over and decide we are more trouble than we are worth and wipe us out is…

    By Richard Lawrence

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