We're witnessing the politics of fear — AGAIN
There is something marvelously predictable about human behavior…Blog Fear and the Preachers, Pimps and Politicians 1 Like Dan Rather on Alternative Facts I originally submitted this piece to Daniel W.'s group, "Quotation of the Day," some months ago. I thought it was important enough to repost here. Please enjoy. **********************************… Discussion Dan Rather on Alternative Facts 5 Likes Charlatans and Gullibles
Charlatans are not a new phenomenon.
They've been around ever since humans discovered how easy it is to trick…Blog Charlatans and Gullibles 1 Like Flu Shot Reduces Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Good news for people like me with high blood pressure and cholesterol! One little stick to reduce risk by a third. If only losing weight were this easy. image source ... according to the Centers fo… Discussion Flu Shot Reduces Heart Attack and Stroke Risk 1 Like Speak English? YOU FIRST! (Betty Bowers) Honestly, the title to this piece is badly under-representative of the content. To be far more accurate, what we have here is Mrs. Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, going on a rant. Before yo… Discussion Speak English? YOU FIRST! (Betty Bowers) 4 Likes Abortion Access in Missouri Is Getting Easie… Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d write: Abortion access in Missouri is booming. Until this month, the state had only one abortion provider—a Planned Parenthood health center in St. Louis. On Mon… Discussion Abortion Access in Missouri Is Getting Easie… 3 Likes The Alt Right and Ethnostates With the rise of the alt right people make comparisons to Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy. There is no need to look that far back. Japan and Israel, who are American allies, are modern ethnostates tha… Discussion The Alt Right and Ethnostates 1 Like The Equifax Security Breach Could Potentiall… This has nothing to do with being atheist, but important information for everyone. This week there were news reports of security breach at Equifax. I forget the number of people who may be affected… Discussion The Equifax Security Breach Could Potentiall… 2 Likes Where Were You? Blog Where Were You? 4 Likes Reason Evolved to Win Arguments - not Reason… A spate of research suggests that Harvey and Irma will make no difference at all to climate change deniers. Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds Some excerpts: To the extent that confirmation bias leads… Discussion Reason Evolved to Win Arguments - not Reason… 2 Likes Resolved: Atheists Are More Cat People Than… Having co-habited with many cats over the years, I've found them to be free-thinking and inquisitive, like atheists. Dogs seem to be more accepting, more willing to go along. I think this accounts fo… Discussion Resolved: Atheists Are More Cat People Than… 4 Likes Pat Condell Discussion Pat Condell 1 Like What is in your disaster bag? With several disasters happening this summer, I started thinking about, what if there is a disaster here? It's not that far fetched. We have had earthquakes and certainly forest fires. There have… Discussion What is in your disaster bag? 4 Likes Intelligent Design? Blog Intelligent Design? 1 Like The Religious Right is Running Out of Sins to
In 1995, Ireland finally legalized divorce. After decades of living under the crushing rule of the Catholic Church. Malta, a country arguably more Catholic than inside…Blog The Religious Right is Running Out of Sins to 2 Likes Do We Have a Bible-Based Culture?
There was a time when the…
What if I'm wrong?
That question has been asked by many believers with the intent of haunting me into submission…Blog What If I'm Wrong? 2 Likes Why can't the Bible be this accurate in proph
When I first read the following line by H.L. Mencken I could hardly believe how accurate it was (at the time. W. Bush had just been elected.) But…
I was driving home after celebrating my wife’s twin sons’ 32nd birthdays, having enjoyed excellent lasagna, salad, and homemade ice-cream-cake, in the company of some very good people. …Blog God Bless Texas? 4 Likes