i got hold of this vid and i wanted to do something...anything...after watching it. The last thing in the world i am is naive, i know this is happening, but the punch in the gut that this video…Continue
"Hi Joan and thanks for this post! there are interesting corroborations coming from cognitive science in that it seems we are hard-wired for compassion and cooperation. "survival of the fittest" is a misnomer, of course, it's really…"
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"great point about our relative invisibility until recently (unless all the carbon here made us obvious, radioactively speaking). for me Fermi is essentially combining the size of the observable universe, the basic statistical likelihood for the…"
"oop. my previous thoughtful reply didn't make it....
thanks for the topic, this looks like a must read for me, i LOVE this kind of thing.
it makes me wonder what constitutes "life?" i mean, i realize there are obvious characteristics,…"
"i'm writing mine, as well, and sending the link, as well. i agree that, since the "evangelee" listens voluntarily, that it isn't specifically a violation of establishment, but i'm troubled by the sermons given while wearing…"
"Shaken people are usually more ready to hear about god than those who are at ease, making them more responsive to the gospel.So, in other words, people under enormous stress are more VULNERABLE to indoctrination or (let's call a spade a spade…"
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"i always respond that i am not a practicing pagan, so the trappings of Yule such as a decorated evergreen, holly, etc. are inappropriate, as are the Saturnalia practices of gift exchange and mistletoe, although i do find the observation of winter…"
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