ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.

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Comment by wafi on December 14, 2008 at 7:43am
DARWIN is daa man !!!
Comment by DUBsays®... on December 4, 2008 at 4:49pm
Yes, I've heard 40k.
Comment by Gary A. Gabbard on November 28, 2008 at 3:47pm
Brian
Someone once told me that it was in the range of 30,000.
I'm afraid I can't site a ref. for that though.
I say engage the mighty google. That should get you nearer your answer.
Comment by Brian on November 28, 2008 at 3:22pm
Does anyone know how many denominations of christianity there are? I am trying to prove a point to a methodist friend
Comment by Larian LeQuella on November 10, 2008 at 9:27pm
Thank you. I found it and enjoyed it. :) Thank you for sharing.
Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on November 9, 2008 at 4:53am
Answering Larian LeQuella, I'll put Part 4 on to MY BLOG, so that you can find it there.
Comment by Larian LeQuella on November 8, 2008 at 4:14pm
Part 4 won't load up for me. :( Anyone else having that trouble?
Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on November 6, 2008 at 8:32am
Dear Carol

All's well. I have just found your comment and my reply here:

http://www.atheistnexus.org/xn/detail/2182797:Comment:133809

Terence.
Comment by Carol Everhart Roper on November 3, 2008 at 11:28am
Sorry, I don't know where else to put this - I replied in Dr. Meaden's Origins of Religions thread, and then he replied to me, which I read briefly over the weekend. I've come to re-read what he said, and try to reply, but I cannot find the thread at all. Can anyone help? What am I doing incorrectly? Thanks! c.
Comment by Curtis Edward Clark on November 2, 2008 at 5:10pm
I seek ontological rationality in every aspect of conscious existence.

"Existence is Identity, Consciousness is Identification."

"Existence is not a product of a supernatural dimension, or of anything else. There is nothing antecedent to existence, nothing apart from it—and no alternative to it."
Quote to me from Tom Clark of Center for Naturalism http://www.centerfornaturalism.org/: "It would be nice if all Rand’s acolytes examined her philosophy as assiduously as do you, ending up with more nuanced conclusions about the legitimacy of compassion and limits of egoism."
Speaking of origins, see my definition of "metaphysical naturalism" at http://freeassemblage.blogspot.com/2008/08/academys-strong-definition-of_03.html
 

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