All Discussions Tagged 'religion' (198)

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Praying encourages passivity, for people and for organizations. It harms both.

We who don't pray know that praying for relief from problems encourages passivity. The reverse is true as well. Passive people, who feel po…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

9 Jun 11, 2013
Reply by booklover

Morals in Men - Morals in Chimps - Why? (CNN - Kelly Murray)

Being nice to others and cooperating with them aren't uniquely human traits. Frans de Waal, director of Emory University's Living Links Cen…

Started by Loren Miller

5 May 18, 2013
Reply by Sentient Biped

The coming evangelical collapse

Has anyone read this article? http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0310/p09s01-coop.html This is welcome news to me as I am sure it is to other n…

Started by Jennifer Rosamond

11 Apr 21, 2013
Reply by Madhukar Kulkarni

Is Life After Religion What You Expected?*

If I had put my expectations into words I would have said "Life can't get any worse!" (I was before college a Catholic.) Life couldn't get…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

13 Apr 19, 2013
Reply by Tom Sarbeck

Is Quitting Catholicism Easier or Harder Than Quitting Protestantism?

I ask partly because so many people on A/N and elsewhere have said they quit religion soon after they read the Old Testament or a part of i…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

4 Apr 16, 2013
Reply by Tom Sarbeck

Secular Comedy, The Bane of Religion/Superstition

In Australia we had a National Television (ABC) comedy satirical game show entitled: "Good News Week", where the majority of the comedians…

Started by Dyslexic's DOG

8 Mar 18, 2013
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Has American capitalism caused or contributed to American religiosity?

Richard Posner, a Federal Appellate Court judge and a Univ. of Chicago law professor, said in his 1992 Sex and Reason that America, alone i…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

3 Mar 13, 2013
Reply by Ted Foureagles

Spirituality Makes Us Stupid, Selfish, and Unhappy

Never thought I'd read this from a faither... How Contemporary Spirituality Makes Us Stupid, Selfish, and Unhappy What’s the most importan…

Started by TNT666

0 Mar 4, 2013

Bob Jindall is a hack. He even talks shit about his own now calls them 'stupid. or 'dumb party'. quit jackass.

From URL below:"Not being the stupid party also means supporting science and the separation of church and state, at least to the extent tha…

Started by AgeOfAtheists14

1 Jan 25, 2013
Reply by AgeOfAtheists14

WHY I AM AN ATHEIST

My friend asked my why I'm an Atheist - she wanted a list of points.  Here's what I came up with really quickly.  Please note - this is gea…

Started by The Palestinian

23 Jan 13, 2013
Reply by Asa Watcher

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