BlogFaithless Feminist - posts about women and re3 LikesThe (fo)X-FilesI was an avid follower of the old X-files and have the entired series on DVD. The first thing I want to do when I retire - 12 office days to go, about 6 calendar weeks - is have an X-files pig-out.…DiscussionThe (fo)X-Files1 LikeLosing our religion: Most white UK adults ar…Losing our religion: Most white UK adults are now faith-less
Daily Telegraph, London 19 Jan 2016 By John Bingham, Religious Affairs Editor
Not having a religion is the “new norm”, says a study whic…DiscussionLosing our religion: Most white UK adults ar…1 LikeCoffee Grounds Enrich the SoilLast week I was at a Starbucks in Vancouver WA and asked if they give away their used coffee grounds to gardeners. They said yes, please come by whenever I want, most of their coffee grounds go into…DiscussionCoffee Grounds Enrich the Soil2 LikesDaniel big fish 1960photoDaniel big fish 19601 LikeWhite House Petition: Change National Motto…There is a petition being sponsored by whitehouse.gov to remove "in god we trust" as the national motto and replace it with the original: "E Pluribus, Unum" or "Out of Many, One." As of this writing…DiscussionWhite House Petition: Change National Motto…3 LikesThe religion of Neanderthal peoples.The Neanderthals are our distant, long dead, relatives. NonAfrican modern people carry about 2% of the Neanderthal genome, in our individual DNA, with about 20% of the Neanderthal genome distribute…DiscussionThe religion of Neanderthal peoples.1 LikeThe question of religion among Neanderthal p…The Neanderthals are our distant, long dead, relatives. NonAfrican modern people carry about 2% of the Neanderthal genome, in our individual DNA, with about 20% of the Neanderthal genome distribute…DiscussionThe question of religion among Neanderthal p…1 LikeBlack September (Part Two)
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BlogBlack September (Part Two)1 LikeThe Brutalism of Ted Cruz (NY Times)In 1997, Michael Wayne Haley was arrested after stealing a calculator from Walmart. This was a crime that merited a maximum two-year prison term. But prosecutors incorrectly applied a habitual offend…DiscussionThe Brutalism of Ted Cruz (NY Times)2 LikesTell us about your chickens! Photos please!…In the N. Hemisphere, much of the gardening is on hold. Ground is starting to freeze. No new fruits or vegetables. But the henhouse remains active. The 'fruits' of the chicken - eggs - continue to b…DiscussionTell us about your chickens! Photos please!…1 LikeThe Common Thread Among Trump Supporters? (M…If I asked you what most defines Donald Trump supporters, what would you say? They’re white? They’re poor? They’re uneducated? You’d be wrong. In fact, I’ve found a single statistically significant…DiscussionThe Common Thread Among Trump Supporters? (M…2 LikesTom Monaghan, Ave Maria, Florida, and Religi…Like many of you, I have an email subscription to The Daily Kos, a liberal-leaning news and op-ed source which I frequently find both entertaining and frequently informative. This morning I got thei…DiscussionTom Monaghan, Ave Maria, Florida, and Religi…5 LikesDavid Silverman – Fighting God & Firebrand A…I love David Silverman. Why? Because he has the brass cojones to call a spade a spade, he doesn't soften his approach and he doesn't back down. Recently, in Zurich, Switzerland, David gave a talk on…DiscussionDavid Silverman – Fighting God & Firebrand A…4 LikesThe face of Paul RyanPaul Ryan's face during Obama's speech. Where have we seen this before? It is the face of the grand Inquisitor as he watches impassively as his victims scream in pain as they are tortured to death. …DiscussionThe face of Paul Ryan1 LikeReason Rally 2016!Who else is going? I'm hoping I can meet some of you wonderful folks there.
<a href="https://www.facebook.com/reasonrallyorg">https://www.facebook.com/reasonrallyorg</a>DiscussionReason Rally 2016!1 LikeHoly crap, I just got booted from the jazz e…Nothing to see here. Move along.DiscussionHoly crap, I just got booted from the jazz e…3 Likesme picphotome pic1 Likeany insitution that can conduct an inquisiti…This sums up why I see no redeeming quality at all in the catholic church. It has to be the most evil institution that ever existed.Discussionany insitution that can conduct an inquisiti…2 Likes"Ought" we to be vegan?
Zeno: The philosopher David Hume pointed out that one can not logically deduce an "ought" from an "is." There is nothing that we "ought" to do. Morality is not…