This video appeared n YouTube after the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage. It starts quietly, but bit by bit the woman works herself into a frenzy over what she thinks is a violation of God's…Continue
"The problem with the New Testament—and it is a problem noted by many including Jeremy Bentham, Emerson, Schweitzer, etc.—is that it contains two stories.
One is that of Jesus, a faithful Jew, who taught a means of living until the end…"
"I would think that Jesus's statements in Matthew 10:34-36 would be enough to settle that argument:
Of course Christ does say But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil and that has been made the basis of non-violence by Tolstoy and others.
"In the United States we have the National Center for Atmospheric Research, located in Boulder, CO. It is operated by a consortium of universities, UCAR. NCAR was the first non-military institution to get a supercomputer. Their website has…"
"The history of climate science and the influence of carbon dioxide in global warming is actually quite interesting. There is a great deal of information available online and much of it is easily understood. Here are two sources with good…"
"In an overly simplified view of a capitalist economy there are just two groups: capitalists who bring money into the system to finance the creation of businesses and laborers who bring only their ability to work in return for wages. There is a…"
"It's interesting that doctors themselves do not choose the most strenuous treatment options, but prefer to die quietly at home.
When I worked at the Chancellor's Office of the California State University, the head of our department, a long…"
"That's why one of the more frightening developments of late is the number of hospitals being taken over by the Catholics. They are of course more than happy to inflict their closely held religious beliefs on any and all victims, er, patients.…"
"As it comes to predation and the catholic church, should we mention the predatory activities of some of their members toward children? Oh, and as it comes to gay marriage, I don't see anyone holding a gun to a priest's head and…"
"Have you seen those rooms in xtian carehomes? They are conveniently tucked away at the end of a long corridor, so nobody hears the screaming of the dying. Once in a while a nurse comes to see how far the patient still has to go. Jump from…"
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