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Politics, Economics, and Religion

Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.  

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What is the purpose of life?

An eternal question, what is the purpose of life?, occupied philosophers’ thoughts throughout history. Stone pictographs reveal even primitive peoples reflected on this query. Each one has the capacity to define his or her personal thinking about politics, economics and religion.

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Greta Christina: Why Being Liberal Really Is Better Than Being Conservative

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat 21 hours ago. 10 Replies

Worth a read! Greta Christina explains philosopher Rebecca Goldstein's observation on a fundamental difference between "liberal" and "conservative" core values, and why things aren't as simple as "agreeing to disagree" between two "equally valid"…Continue

Tags: purity, democracy, loyalty, authority, avoidance of harm

You Can't Educate People Into Believing in Evolution

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Loren Miller Dec 1. 4 Replies

"Hill found that religious belief was the strongest determinant of people's views on evolution—much more so than education, socioeconomic status, age, political views, or region of the country. More importantly, "Creationists are substantially more…Continue

Tags: confront, evolution, creationism, beliefs

Karen Armstrong is dangerous

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Sheeva Nov 25. 17 Replies

"Karen Armstrong is dangerous. She’s dangerous because her blanket of tedious verbiage hides the truth that she wants us to completely ignore the dangers of religious dogma.  It appears that for her, there is no harmful dogma that can be pinned on…Continue

Tags: oppression, nihilism, politics, religious dogma, Karen Armstrong

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Comment by Joan Denoo on March 29, 2012 at 1:58am

Andrew Keen interviews George Dyson, author of Turing's Cathedral. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dr4nv6JfdRI

http://www.turing.org.uk/turing/

I'm assuming you know the story of Alan Turing, mathematician, philosopher, developer of the Enigma machine, broke the German U-boat Code during WW II, discovered to be homosexual, he was tried, required to take male hormones, committed suicide in 1954 with cyanide. 

One of the finest mathematicians and judged because he was homosexual. Just another proof of human's insanity and stupidity caused by religious beliefs. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 28, 2012 at 4:49pm
Comment by Steph S. on March 22, 2012 at 7:35pm

Thanks .. glad to be here.

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 22, 2012 at 7:10pm

Welcome to politics, economics and religion Steph. This is the place where irreverence is relevant. 

Comment by Steph S. on March 22, 2012 at 4:40pm

I just joined! Hi all!

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 21, 2012 at 1:04am

Rational Robot, this copy of Tony Blair and Liberia's President may have better sound quality. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=077ly7v33bE&feature=related

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on March 21, 2012 at 12:39am

so ugh.. yeah ok.. suuuuure you care about 'all' your citizens..

Comment by Richard ∑wald on March 20, 2012 at 10:09pm

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Comment by Richard ∑wald on March 18, 2012 at 10:42pm

 
 
 

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