Loren Miller's Blog – November 2015 Archive (3)

Dear Mr. President – Regarding Paris...

Well, yours truly has been at it again, throwing hand grenades in the form of bits and bytes or pieces of paper with words arranged in particular sequence on them.  This time, in the light of the recent events in Paris, France and the US response to that, my intended recipient is this country's chief executive:





President Barack Hussein Obama

The White House

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, DC  20500-0001



Dear Mr. President:



Not quite a year…

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Added by Loren Miller on November 17, 2015 at 10:26am — 35 Comments

Sam Harris – An Atheist Manifesto

I am, as many of you already know, a habitual quote-monger, as evinced by multiple posts and comments here on Atheist Nexus. Over the six or so years of my avowed atheism, I have amassed a fair collection of brief statements and longer works by significant freethinkers who share in the cause of secularism and opposition to irrational belief. One of the more recent of these is a piece by Sam Harris, entitled simply, An Atheist Manifesto.



This treatise, a touch over 4,600…

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Added by Loren Miller on November 9, 2015 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

Spotlight – A Cinematic Indictment of the Catholic Church

Once again, I have to thank Sunday morning television for informing me of an important and noteworthy event. In this case, the information came in the form of a 30-second commercial, not just about a film but yet another salvo against the catholic church and the pedophile priest scandal: Spotlight. This docudrama purports to tell the story of how the Boston Globe newspaper staff researched and revealed the massive child abuse…

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Added by Loren Miller on November 8, 2015 at 10:00am — 13 Comments

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