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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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Capitalism's Boom and Bust

Started by Joan Denoo on Wednesday. 0 Replies

For the past 40 years, we have seen the erosion of safety nets for small business and wage workers. Income Gap between wealthy and poor grows, exponentially now.…Continue

Tags: wealth, poverty, bubble, WinCo, Walmart

It's Finally Official - Pope Francis Demotes Highest-Ranking US Cardinal Over LGBT Issues (Daily Kos)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Idaho Spud on Monday. 23 Replies

It's been in the news. Now it has been confirmed. As of this past weekend, Raymond Leo Burke, America's highest-ranking cardinal at the Vatican, was officially removed from the Vatican's Supreme Court, and demoted to chaplain of the Knights of…Continue

Tags: cardinal, Raymond Leo Burke, LGBT, homosexuality, Pope Francis

The Obama Opposition (Charles M. Blow, NY Times)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Nov 11. 8 Replies

The president came to Washington thinking he could change Washington, make it better, unite it and the nation. He was wrong. As he ascended, the tone of political discourse descended, as much because of who he was as what he did. When Obama…Continue

Tags: John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, opposition, president, Barack Obama

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Comment by Joan Denoo on July 26, 2012 at 7:02pm

Repost from sk8eycat 

This involves the interface of politics, economics and religion. Sally's 27 years commitment deserves honoring. 

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on July 26, 2012 at 6:56pm
Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on July 24, 2012 at 1:26am
Comment by Steph S. on July 23, 2012 at 9:26pm
Love it Ruth! Very funny!
Comment by booklover on July 23, 2012 at 9:10pm

I agree Joan!

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 23, 2012 at 8:58pm

Ruth, this cartoon is priceless! 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 23, 2012 at 10:13am

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on July 18, 2012 at 9:09am

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 15, 2012 at 2:34am

Comment by Steph S. on July 14, 2012 at 7:57pm
Oh and Davey have you considered putting your Texas discussion in the Texas Heathens group on the site? It would be a great addition to the Texas group.
Did you know the next Freethought Convention will be in Austin, TX? I made a discussion on it in the Texas group.
 
 
 

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