As a long time atheist and free-thinker I am constantly reading about others who have had the temerity to stand up for what they DON'T believe in. One of the names that keep coming up is that of…Continue
I was tooling through the meme bank for the past couple of days and I got an idea for a thread. I am wondering just what you guys think is the single most destructive memetic device in use today. A…Continue
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Ficking Chucken has not received any gifts yet
This will be a live Webcast from Oxford on Thursday at 4:00 pm (London Time). I am thinking about 8:00am est. 12:00pm Alaska Standard Time (Where I live)
The Archbishop of Canterbury
Sir Anthony Kenny
Professor Richard Dawkins
Should be interesting. Go to the "Origins of Nature" website to find out more info. (You may also need a world time zone map.) Also look for…Continue
Riots in Kabul over the burning of some books
Iran pushing it's luck with it's nuke program.
Warhawks in the US already sharpening swords.
Israel always praying for a reason to fight. (PS They have nukes)
The rest of the Middle East praying that Israel makes a move.
Putin (despite the wreck he made of the Russian economy...Except for the petro industry) solidly in charge of an always Ready -For- Action Military.
China gonna have to choose a…Continue
One of the things that bothers me the most is what I have termed The "Test". Everybody here knows what the "Test" is...it's that moment during the conversation with a person or group of people who you are probably meeting for the first time when someone will inevitably say something along the lines of "Thank God for T.V....otherwise we would never know who Snookie REALLY is". (You can replace 'T.V.' with anything you like; the "Test" remains the same.) As all eyes turn towards you you…Continue