"Holy cow! Germans born today should suffer for what their long-dead ancestors did? Brazilians are suffering from Gaia's revenge?
What happens after the death of the last Jewish person who was in a German gulag? Can the innocent German kids…"
"Ah, my edit didn't take.
I posted the above before I had read all the other replies.
I think I can understand why some folks consider science and reason to be the tool of the oppressor, because oppressors have used them to further their…"
"When I attended The Evergreen State College in the lat 1990's, there was a class called, "The Tyranny of Reason," which had the same premise that rational thinking was a form of white male intellectual imperialism. I guess some people…"
"This is a good start.
It seems strange to me that a group of people who claim to hold critical thinking in high regard need to be reminded that atheism is not a world view. It is just a small part of many different world views, as Jennifer has…"
"Merriam-Webster says of 'faith': "allegiance to duty or a person; something that is believed especially with strong conviction". This is a fair definition that allows not to have to wrestle with the metaphysical implications of…"
"I'm sorry, Jonathan. I have no "faith." None whatsoever. I'm not sure why you are thinking god might come down and strike someone with a lightning bolt? I do not believe in god. I also have no "faith" that I'm…"
"Long ago, when I was trying to figure out how I got caught in an abusive marriage and why was it impossible for my mother, both grandmothers and very many women in my family to escape? Of 27 women I could identify who were alive and I knew…"
"Science is not a demonstrable fact. Science is a system of facts. If the only way one can reject the compatibility of science and religion is denial and hysterics, then I should find no reason to reject compatibility at all. There is no difference…"
"Michael, why did you delete your definition of faith? It is a good one. I don't know the source, but it certainly fits what I perceive to be true. Of course, I could be wrong. I have been known to be so. "
"A satirical atheist website. Do they exist for comedic reasons? What is the purpose of any atheist website? What is the alternative and do any of us really care except for their magic claims of belief? Atheism says there is no evidence of god. …"
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