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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 Joan Denoo 10 hours ago. 9 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 Steph S. on September 4, 2012 at 5:56pm

http://www.infowars.com/

Here's a link to the website.

Comment by Steph S. on September 4, 2012 at 5:52pm

Thank you Joan and Atheist Mutant for the Infowars.com Interviews you posted here.

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on September 2, 2012 at 8:24am

Comment by Joan Denoo on August 27, 2012 at 2:23pm

Jessica, delightful video! I am reposting. Thanks. 

Comment by Jessica Berman on August 23, 2012 at 3:08pm
This is the best put-down of an obnoxious talk radio host ever.

http://www.upworthy.com/a-tea-partier-decided-to-pick-a-fight-with-...
Comment by booklover on August 20, 2012 at 8:12am

Joan, your post is spot-on.

Comment by Steph S. on August 20, 2012 at 1:04am
Cool political cartoon Ruth!
Comment by Steph S. on August 20, 2012 at 1:04am
That guy is a real creep! You both are right Tony and Booklover - yuck!
Comment by Joan Denoo on August 20, 2012 at 12:57am

Tony, if the voting public chooses this ignorant, stupid, foolish, judgmental fool into office, it says about as much about the voters as this man who appears to be unwilling and unable to do a little research and find out how conception takes place. Fear, anger, and grief do not prevent pregnancy. If that were true, there would be far fewer babies conceived.  
I am reposting!

Comment by booklover on August 19, 2012 at 9:48pm

Tony, That is the PERFECT word to describe that dumbass!!!!

 
 
 

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