I was just watching a documentary on pbs about the anti immigrant laws passed in Arizona. It's just fascinating to see how politicians use religion to justify dehumanizing a group people, and the…Continue
"I know exactly what you mean. I was just talking about it, that people assume that if you are an atheist you must be a nihilist, who dwells in darkness and has not love for his fellow men. They just can't fathom the idea that I don't need…"
"" ironically, the folks who cause all the ruckus about nudity or vulgarity on tv tend to be conservatives, who want the gov't to interfere on their behalf. because, the children...or something." They don't want big…"
"i'm watching. i'm enjoying it for a myriad of reasons, including the actors, story, cinematography, and the occasional nekkidness (come one, she was spectacular in episode 2). but the most significant thing, imo, is that…"
"It's not tv. It is a mature drama on a premium channel. Sex is part of life. Religion makes sex to be something bad or dirty as a way to control people. Maybe the show is not for you, but the sex was there to illustrate how messed up hart is as…"
"That makes sense. I've known undercover cops that you would swear to god were Hells Angels. Throw in Cohle's constant drinking and that adds to the cover. Now imagine him in his private storage using rubber gloves but denying the cops…"
"I am beginning to think that Cohle has been undercover for the past 10 years. We already saw how far he will go to catch the bad guys. So if he thinks that powerful people are covering up for the real killer or killers, then I can see…"
My dad worked hard for the $$$ he paid to send five kids to catholic schools. I never did grasp the heaven story; I saw myself seated somewhere watching what earthlings are doing. My older sister was the first to quit the scam, and…"
"Welcome Alex! I was always a bit of a skeptic, but gradually let go of the whole thing in my 20s. Took a while, but I learned to see it as a superstition and to not be afraid.
Now that I'm married to an atheist from a Born Again family,…"
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