All Blog Posts Tagged 'human' (26)

A treatise on the nature of human nature.

Nature: red in tooth and claw. The ceaseless fighting and courting must go on for ever. There will never be a victor. We are merely animals. We fight, but over silly novelities and tribulations. When did we become so pathetic?



Why can't we love with the fullness of our hearts and ply with the strength of all our muscles? We love - as any animal does - and yet we feel human love to be something special; something spiritual. We see with oft pessimistic and pejorative eyes and yet we… Continue

Added by Robert Head on August 24, 2009 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Think Tank concludes that Sharia courts should not be recognized in Britian...and I agree...

Think tank concludes that Sharia courts should not be recognised in Britain



Sharia courts should not be recognised under Britain’s 1996 Arbitration Act, according to a new report from independent think-tank Civitas.



According to Denis MacEoin, author of Sharia Law or ‘One Law For All’?, sharia courts operating in Britain may be handing down rulings that are inappropriate to this country because they are linked to elements in Islamic law that are seriously out of… Continue

Added by Rick on July 2, 2009 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Human spirit, not God, will lift people of Iran

The tweets come from all over the world. Humanity is uniting. One tweet that stands out, “On 9/11 the world said we were Americans. Today, we're Iranians.” When times get hard, when it seems like there is no hope, the human spirit rises above everything else. It lifts those that are tired, it heals those that are wounded, and it cuts through differences to find common ground – freedom.



Read the article on Examiner.com…

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Added by V1ktor on June 21, 2009 at 4:39am — 2 Comments

SUBMISSION TO THE AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM

The basis for an Australian charter of human rights.



Submissions like the one from the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia provide a vivid example of why Australia needs a charter of human rights which is based on mature forms of moral reasoning rather than self-preserving ideologies.



The Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia argues that their unique form of Christianity should be forced on all Australians because



1. Australia was… Continue

Added by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM on June 5, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

*URGENT* Help Fight the Religious Right's attack on Human Rights!!

The Holiday Inn in Worthington, Ohio has been inundated with protests from far right hate groups due to an event we have scheduled this weekend, mostly prompted by a far-right hate group called Americans For Truth About Homosexuality.



I am asking that all open-minded individuals with a concern for equality and human and civil rights please take a moment of their time to call the Intercontinental Hotels Group Corporate Customer Service line at 800-621-0555, then press option 1,… Continue

Added by DUBsays®... on February 6, 2009 at 7:32am — 6 Comments

your book vs. my universe, a science writer's statement of purpose

This is a post from my popular science blog, Weird Things which I thought would be of interest to Atheist Nexus's community since I'm trying to summarize the atheist/agnostic stance on life and provide a rebuttal to the theist charge that atheists and agnostics are angry and bitter because we have a very limited worldview. Here's the post in its entirety...



I periodically get asked why I write about creationism and creationists and try to use a scientific battering ram on people who… Continue

Added by Greg F. on January 20, 2009 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

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