I'm trying to cultivate a love of routine. I worry that my days are rushing ahead too quickly and I think that better organisation might get better value out of them.
This routine includes browsing (not just for that) the internet for interesting discussions. Atheist Nexus is one of the havens where I know that the one topic you won't have to fight for is the usefulness of the scientific method in helping you answer, or at least understand, pretty much any question you throw at it.…
I've been struggling to think what annoys me more about the whole St Paul's/Protesters saga. The reporting by the BBC, the Church's bizarre conceit or the Tories' response and the Lib Dems' lack of one. At every turn, the protesters have behaved correctly. Their message is what many of us, who sat cross legged in front of the local vicar at school, were assured was Jesus' message. Remember all that stuff about why the fat camel couldn't find heaven in a big pile…Continue
Added by Darren Taggart on November 1, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments
Imagine that you build a robot and programme it with all the same inputs that people have nowadays then weight the inputs for selfish gene vehicles; greatest benefit at lowest cost.
2.1 million, thefts, robberies and crimes against vehicles were reported in 10/11. 221,000 were charged. The home office reported that about 77% are convicted. The maximum sentence is 7 years for theft, so we’ll assume 3.5 years as the likely sentence.
So if you’re a thief and…Continue
Added by Darren Taggart on August 12, 2011 at 2:05am — No Comments
Added by Darren Taggart on August 4, 2011 at 5:48am — No Comments
This is my very first post on here so be very, very kind. Maybe even sycophantic if you have it in you… ;-)
I've decided to post this in order to avoid having a drawn out and painful discussion with the original author of a Christian apology which, like arguing with a drunk teenager, is largely pointless and always entirely depressing.
The post in question was from someone called Templestream, a guy who was trolling on Atheist Revolution. His theory was the typical drivel and…Continue