Blogs

  • Once Upon A Time...

    Once upon a time, when I was a little kid, I was wandering around with my friends. It wasn't a time of technology in India, so less information, more rumors and a lot of mumbo-jumbo. Everything was black and white. I came across some pink flyers stuck on the poles at the side of road. As i moved…

    By Amit Malik

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  • The Tale of a Billboard for the RNC

    It was something over a year ago that I learned that Cleveland was going to be the site of the 2016 Republican National Convention. The prospect of having a bunch of misogynistic, homophobic, mostly white guys invading The Best Location in the Nation was not a welcome thought, as you might well…

    By Loren Miller

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  • Book Review--Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior

    Large and In Charge—MaybeHuman beings like to think “I am the master of my fate:  I am the captain of my soul,” but  bestselling author Leonard Mlodinow makes clear in his New York Time number one book Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior that isn’t the case. Mlodinow takes the…

    By Donald R Barbera

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  • The Battle for Zachary’s Brain XII: Logical Fallacies

    “There is nothing that is too obvious of an absurdity to befirmly planted in the human head as long as you begin toinstill before the age of five by constantly repeating itwith an air of great seriousness.” -- Arthur Schopenhauer Followers of the riveting “Zachary’s Brain” series of posts will…

    By Alan Perlman

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  • Crossroads: Thoughts and Impressions

    We are all born in ignorance and initially live by our impressions of the world around us; ones that are influenced by our sense perceptions and the ideas that are circulating in the culture we are immersed in.  Our world at first is dimly lit and we exist as our thoughts, feelings, impressions,…

    By James

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  • Revisiting non-belief in god(s) & Respecting our elders

    To create the entire multiverse comprising several universes and our visible universe with 200 billion galaxies, each galaxy with 200 to 400 billion stars, each star with its planets and to create life on some planets, is a stupendous task for any creator. Such a creator cannot be a simple entity.…

    By V.N.K.Kumar

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  • Litany of Gendlin

    What is true is already so.Owning up to it doesn't make it worse.Not being open about it doesn't make it go away.And because it's true, it is what is there to be interacted with.Anything untrue isn't there to be lived.People can stand what is true,for they are already enduring it.—…

    By Jack B. Nimble

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  • No news is good news... I guess.

    I am just sitting here on my day off. On Facebook, I have been getting slightly argumentative with one or two people, including a cousin, but mostly about Politics, and I'd really not like to get into that stuff here. Suffice it to say, that the cousin is very much pro-Trump, and likes to troll the…

    By Desanctified

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  • No news is good news... I guess.

    I am just sitting here on my day off. On Facebook, I have been getting slightly argumentative with one or two people, including a cousin, but mostly about Politics, and I'd really not like to get into that stuff here. Suffice it to say, that the cousin is very much pro-Trump, and likes to troll the…

    By Desanctified

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  • On The Incident In Orlando – Seth Andrews and Kaveh Mousavi

    Every now and then, Seth Andrews will ignore his to-do list and publish an unscheduled podcast when his mindset or an event demands it.  It should surprise no one, then, that Seth has produced a piece couching his own thoughts regarding what happened at the Pulse nightclub and all the reactions,…

    By Loren Miller

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